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There are around 400 steps up the Kali Strata to the destination of the village of Chorio. It's a very pleasant walk and you can stop off as many times as you like to take in the beautiful views of Symi Port. In the evening...More
We took a couple of steps and wondered how it seemed difficult, yet the ascent was a not that tough.
Unfortunately, we reached a closed gate so we couldn’t get up any further but I liked the view from up there!
If you are staying down in the harbour area, then a visit to Chora and the old town is a 'must' for the stunning views alone - and the easiest way to get there is via Kali Strata. You find the steps tucked away behind...More
Take a walk up and down the stairs at the Chorio, old town. there are some few small shops and different beautiful views. You will get surprised how many churches there are. it is cosy to drop around in this area.
Taking you from Yialos to Horio on foot is this monster route. Yes the steps are steep but the mix of stunning views, classical Greek architecture and the reward of an ice cold Mythos at Lefteris taverna make the effort worthwhile. We walk it daily...More
Symi town is split between the lower harbour area...Gialos...and the upper town...Chorio high above the port. The main path up is the Kali Strata....a fascinating street of character and history......an eclectic mix of beautiful renovated ships captain mansions sitting alongside the ruins of others. There...More
We were really looking forward to walking up the Kali Strata and weren’t disappointed. We set off at 6.30am, the temperature had been in the 30s the previous day so didn’t want to be going up much later. It was lovely and peaceful as no...More