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Nestor's Cave

Voidokilia Beach | Petrochori, Pylos, Pylos-Nestor 240 01, Greece
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Spectacular views!

Cave is nothing special but views are spectacular! It's a good walk up from the beach - we did it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LeeTalker
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Great view and nice stop to cool down

Came early to the beach to climb this but still didnt get there til midday..doh...v hot one water... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Faye J
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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Voidokilia Beach | Petrochori, Pylos, Pylos-Nestor 240 01, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cave is nothing special but views are spectacular! It's a good walk up from the beach - we did it barefoot but recommend trainers!

Thank LeeTalker
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Came early to the beach to climb this but still didnt get there til midday..doh...v hot one water bottle went quick...on parking by beach u either walk dunes or beach to far left then scale a sandune hill thats a killer...shoes get sand in them...More

1  Thank Faye J
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cave with view over the beautiful lagoon in the bottom, nice walk to reach the cave too and really interesting if you believe to the legends. Do it

Thank Leyart
Reviewed 15 November 2015

We accessed the cave from Voidokhilia Bay and it took us about 15 minutes to climb up. I guess you could run up and down but the path is very uneven and quite worn in places with only tree roots to stop you from sliding....More

2  Thank Robin W
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Nestors cave is located in the rocks at the west end of Voidakilia beach. To reach the cave you climb the dunes, follow the obvious paths to the edge of the woods and then scramble through the rock woods up to the cave. The path...More

1  Thank HelsbelleM
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

If you are in the area the walk up to the cave is worth doing. The actual cave is large but not particularly interesting. It is not one that needs a torch or exploring. It is well worth scrambling on up the path to the...More

2  Thank James B
Reviewed 11 July 2015

The scaling requires a straight up sand dune, a meander through a gentle uphill meadow (full of bloom in May) and a crazy, low-bough forest trail. The cave is huge. It would be great to have a good lamb and to explore. Definitely cooler than...More

2  Thank Anna C
Reviewed 11 June 2015

You should be aware that Nestor's Cave is located in an area that is prohibited because of falling rocks. But the drive to the end of Voikokilia is well worth the view and lovely beaches. At the end of the road, you can still walk...More

1  Thank Fionayael
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Sandy beach. Maybe the best in the wider area. A closed bay with opening toads the west. West winds affect it. Access though a narrow paved road. Carefully driving required.

Thank sk s
Reviewed 4 August 2014

If you are within 200-miles of this part of Greece, you must visit Voidokilia Beach! This is the best beach on the planet! While on the beach, you can escape the sun by taking a short and easy hike up the hillside to Nestor's Cave....More

3  Thank Jamie L
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