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Visit for the town

The town, heaped upon a steep cliff, is quite charming, but the "castle" is really just the wall... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Kensi B
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New York City, New York
Medieval Byzantine-Genuese Castle towering the town of Volissos

The village of Volissos is built like an amphitheater on the side of a tall and steep hill, at the... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2015
marcopolo111
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Cleveland, Oh
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30 Dec 2017
“Visit for the town”
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Eparchiaki Odos Chiou-Keramou, Volissos 821 03, Greece
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

If you want to get 360 views of the island, go to Volissos! I climbed it in the early afternoon in the heat and direct sun but it was worth it!! Loved the views and the space!

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

The town, heaped upon a steep cliff, is quite charming, but the "castle" is really just the wall remains. I did climb all the way up, and the view is absolutely eye-popping, however, there really isn't much of a "castle" to speak of. Worth a...More

Thank Kensi B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We had a visit there during the day enjoy the great view and the type of construction. More over, we tried one more visit prior the end of August where a music festival took place !!!! Amazing

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Reviewed 9 February 2017

The castle is sitting on top of the hill around Volissos village. This Byzantine castle is built in the medieval times and it has a trapezoid shape with six circular towers. IT is worth visiting on an afternoon watching the sunset and the beautiful view....More

Thank Pitrojohn
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Castle is located at the top of a hill and the town is built scattered down the hill. Excellent vistas from the Castle. Great place to watch sunset and to see some of the surrounding island. Not much left of old castle but the the...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2016

great place for beautiful vista of Volissos. Highly recommend going just before sunset! Amazing experience

Thank Theo D
Reviewed 23 September 2015

The village of Volissos is built like an amphitheater on the side of a tall and steep hill, at the top of which stands a medieval castle. The Castle was built during the Byzantine period in the 11th century and then in the mid-15th century...More

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