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Lovely Views

After a long walk up we. found the castle or what remains of it. We thought 4 euros each quite... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jeanwhatling
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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
Good views of Island

Great views of the Island. Lovely to walk through the trees. Not a lot of the fort left but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jackie P
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Holmfirth, England, United Kingdom
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Zakynthos Town, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long walk up we. found the castle or what remains of it. We thought 4 euros each quite expensive when there is little to see and no toilet facilities or refreshments on site.(well both closed at the end of May) Lovely views over...More

1  Thank jeanwhatling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views of the Island. Lovely to walk through the trees. Not a lot of the fort left but interesting. Took about 1 hour & 15 minutes to see all the fort area & some nice taverna's near by.

1  Thank Jackie P
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This is a very good day out but be aware it is overgrown in places and you need good foot ware on we walked up to the castle and took photos at the top where the little tavernas are had a ice cream it was...More

Thank GRAHAM A
Reviewed 20 May 2017

There were few obvious paths cut in the grass/weeds so it was tough to negotiate our way round some parts. The signs/maps were minimal on detail. Fabulous views down over Zakynthos harbour and the surrounding areas. Somewhere fun for the kids to run around and...More

Thank Animale_7
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

As a couple we took the land train from kalamaki to bohali and were not disappointed. Just 4 euros each to enter the old grounds where there is loads to see and photo opportunities. I am 48 and enjoyed the experience and the sights, by...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 7 May 2017

It's a bit of a climb but worth it for the beautiful views of Zante town. There were hundreds of wild flowers in bloom with bees buzzing round and the paths easy to follow through the pine trees. There are lots of cafes in the...More

1  Thank Lassie186220
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Today, May 6th of 2016, is my first day in Zakynthos town and I had a bad reception like turism in the bohali castle. I have checked in the tourism agency and in the internet that the closed time of the Bohami Castle is 3...More

1  Thank Damaris G
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It's a big quiet forest with birds and bees and wild flowers Lovely , relaxing walk . Long upwards climb. Beautiful view . Truly enjoyed . The ruins are old and somewhat interested . The hike and walk on the trees are worth it z.

Thank luvtodrinkcoffe... l
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is not like big castle and one should not have big imagination of grand castle as in Other European cities or Indian subcontinent. There is not much to see as historical evidences but green surroundings and nice view point with Greek Flag motivates you...More

Thank Nima-Anand
Reviewed 30 October 2016

4 euros to enter and walk around not much to see but really quiet and peaceful place with some church and medieval buildings still present inside but mostly taken over by trees interspersed with wells so watch your footing- most were covered! The boys started...More

Thank Dawn C
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tiamariad26
HI I read a review that you can't take a backpack with you into the castle grounds. Does that mean all bags. I wanted to take water and sun tan lotion and camera with us. What time does the castle open and which days please
16 September 2016|
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Response from Lisa E | Reviewed this property |
Since we took wrong on the time and days I doubt I am the one who answer the openinh hours. But I'd believe you can take that in, in a smaller bag or something. I took my camerabag in and there were no problems.
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tiamariad26
How far is it from the Castle to the Cafe/bars and is it easy to get a taxi from the cafe back to Zante town?
8 August 2016|
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Response from Geoff H | Reviewed this property |
I think the other answers have this covered but I would echo what they have said. If I were coming from the town then I would probably take a taxi there, or enjoy the lovely walk up through the trees (if you can find the... More
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