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Nice view and nice climb

It is a bit of a climb but it is worth it. The cave and the small church are both interesting and... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
tijanamir
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Belgrade, Serbia
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Great hiking trip with history!

We hiked from Votslakia to the Cave around 11am, we had the sun in our back and it was just really... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
stefanolsdal
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Denmark
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Mount Kerkis | Marathokampos, Votsalakia 83102, Greece
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I had looked forward to this visit as I am a Greek history enthusiast and I love hiking! I started the walk from the village of Votsalakia where I had been staying. The road slowly but surely turned into a smaller dirt road. The more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sooloilija
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The highlight of this place is a lovely chapel halfway to the cave. Nice original icons, well kept and cared for. 165 steps to the cave are deteriorating, watch Your step! At the entrance, there is another nice chapel, and that is all worth seeing....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

If you like math you must know him. Seeing the place he use to teach, walk, spent time was astonishing. I bought a tsirt having his formula written on the front.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank MehmetNane
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Not alot to see in the cave themselves but a nice hike up from the town and fantastic views from the site itself. We walked up at sunrise before it got too hot. The first cave where you turn off the path at the blue...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank zimmyzimmy
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Get drawn into the world of a great thinker. Take the recently paved road from Marathokampos. If you don't want to do the long hike. You can park at the small cafe and get some informative instructions, either in written form or by the person...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

It is a bit of a climb but it is worth it. The cave and the small church are both interesting and the view is very nice as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tijanamir
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We went there from Ireo, so it was quite long trip and driving in the mountain was adventurous.. I suggest to be careful while driving.. There are stairs to go to cave so it's kind of easy. It is a big cave, nothing so special...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank TUGCE Ö
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We hiked from Votslakia to the Cave around 11am, we had the sun in our back and it was just really hot. We recommend going in the morning, from our own experience. The trip took around 1,5 hour before we got to the cafe, staff...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank stefanolsdal
Reviewed 9 July 2018

There's not much to this - the name says it all: Cave. The hike up is short but steep so if you are afraid of heights it might be a tad scary but honestly not bad at all. Nice views and scenic drive to get...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Taylor W
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We drove all the way to the taverna at the bottom of the trail in a 1.2 litre engine, bit scary at times, but you can definitely make it in a car. The path up to the two chapels and one cave is not too...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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None. Just climb the stairs 😀
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