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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
This is a difficult place to visit. I've done it in a four by four and on foot. By car is a hairy ride. On foot watch out for snakes. The 17th century monastery is in ruins. The pretty white church sometimes locked.