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Great old castle

Park the car and walk 10-15 minutes up to the castle. Great castle, great view to the sea and mount... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
Thessaloniki, Greece
Fascinating place

A great place to walk to but follow signs carefully as we did a detour through the forest which... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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Platamon 60065, Greece
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All reviews great view mount olympus interesting history the main road great place to visit nei pori nice walk parking lot northern greece old church national road per adult perched high entry fee park the car steep walk walls
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Park the car and walk 10-15 minutes up to the castle. Great castle, great view to the sea and mount Olympos.

Thank PensionistOle
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Nice view, some excavations, description in Greek and English. However, nothing particular for the surroundings.

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This castle overlooks the coast and Platamonas. It can be reached by walking along the old railway tracks and then up a steep climb over rough terrain. Alternatively one can walk around the road to the castle - longer but less of a climb. The...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 1 October 2018

A great place to walk to but follow signs carefully as we did a detour through the forest which took ages!!

Thank Frantone
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Very interesting castle and cheap entry (2 euros per adult and kids are free). The views up and down the coast and towards Mount Olympus are fantastic. Lovely walk from Platamonas along the old railway line but it is quite steep towards the end and...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 24 August 2018

It is a steep walk up to the castle, but there is a mini tourist train that you can get if you go early evening. It is well set out with an organised route around the castle and good information.

Thank purplenix
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Great view from here, great for walkers.. wear sensible shoes and do it later or early in the day as it’s very hot in July/ August ! Great place to visit ❤️

Thank laineyw999
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

A good way to spend the afternoon away from the bustle of the beaches. Limited interpretation but worth a visit if you like this kind of thing

Thank uhambo24
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing view and wonderful beaches nearby. If you are on vacation in the Platamonas area or if you are in transit, you must visit the Platamonas castle.

1  Thank Preda M
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Platamonas castle is the symbol of the area and if you have a chance you should definitely visit it. Below castle is a parking lot for cars and buses and from that point it's a short walk up the hill. Perfect activity for families and...More

2  Thank MiaDeligiannis
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