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A must place to visit

Second time in 2 years that we have walked up her, If you walk up it is far quicker and much much... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
deano12
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Hidden gem

Discovered the monastery by chance while out for a walk, takes a bit of effort to get up to it as a... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Calum B
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Falkland, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Second time in 2 years that we have walked up her, If you walk up it is far quicker and much much better views if you go up through Argassi centre past the Target bar Taverna and then come back down the mountain road. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Discovered the monastery by chance while out for a walk, takes a bit of effort to get up to it as a very steep track but we'll worth it with great views on the climb up, going from Argassi it is best to go up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Calum B
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Wise to hire a 4wd but could reach the top in a car if driven with care. Outstanding views when you get there. Very peaceful place to be. We went first thing on a morning just to watch the sun rise.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Old monastery on the mount Skopos is amazing. If you drive carefully you can reach it by a car. Every turn you do you can see the beauty of the view in front of you. And on the top the ruins of old monastery with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Farid H
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We went from Kalamaki. The google maps app leads you easily. There is only one mistake, where it wants to take you in a way, where is impossible to go, but you will see it where(under a quarry) . Just follow the road and you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely incredible views over Zankythos. Very hard walk up especially in the heat. Recommend taking a good supply of water!! We parked at the bottom just off the main road and walked up the gravel path. Did see a couple of cars drive up but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Well,if you want to really explore the island and be compensated with an incredible view,this is the place to be!The only problem is access by normal car.It might be wise hiring a jeep because most of the road is a track road and not ideal...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank GinaK1000
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The monastery is situated on Mount Skopos. You can take some lovely pictures, there are benches where you can sit and rest and the place is quiet - all yours, in fact. You get there by an ATV or you can walk - I did....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank emily213uk
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We started our 'walk' from the centre of Agrassi. I'm in my 40's and although I like walking on the flat, I don't usually do anything to strenuous. It wasn't easy but the views and experience was well worth it. It took us 2 1/2...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank junespoon73
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Overlooking Kalamaki (where we stayed on our trip to Zakynthos) is a mountain that I couldn't find the name of, with Skopos Monastery on top. On a cloudier day, we took a walk up the mountain. Google reckoned it would take us a couple of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Blaine W
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Hi, I drove there with Fiat Panda. By the way from Argassi you should turn right just after small querry with direction to St.Nicholas Church-ruined(3km).Skopiotissa Church is 1 km farther.Next turn left according sign... More
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