Skaros Rock, Imerovigli

4.7
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Skaros Rock once housed a castle that protected the 200 Catholic settlers who called the town home. The town of Skaros was the capital of the island of Santorini until multiple earthquakes caused families to leave. Today the site offers views from the lookout over the flat-top rock next to the sea. The Chapel of Agios Ioannis Apokefalistheis stands silent over the abandoned town. The white buildings high on the plateau are often pictured in postcards of Greece, and it's not uncommon to see a wedding party on the hills among the cafe terraces. To visit Skaros Rock on your holiday in Imerovigli, and find out what else Imerovigli has to offer, use our Imerovigli trip maker website .
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  • A nice walk and a wee scramble to get to the top so need to be fairly fit or used to climbing and not scared of heights after saying that it's only about the last 4 metres (13') you need to us your ha...  more »
  • easy as pie with a tiny bit pf climbing at very end up a steep rock but you can do it if i did as i'm a wimp  more »
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