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Well worth the hike for the views

I’m not gonna glorify this hike as it’s quite a tough one, but even if you’re not the sporty type... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boras, Sweden
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This is must do in Rhodes!

There are upper and lower Tsambika monasteries. Not sure about the significance of the lower one... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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All reviews car park worth the climb tsambika beach beautiful view half way the main road worth the effort great views from the top climb steps take your time tough walk casa cook worth a trip nice walk small church big steps panorama restaurant
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m not gonna glorify this hike as it’s quite a tough one, but even if you’re not the sporty type you’ll be alright as long as you stop every now and then on the way up. Be aware that there are some loose stones so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 820thereses
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are upper and lower Tsambika monasteries. Not sure about the significance of the lower one, maybe for the religious, but the upper monastery with its location and its views is really worth the effort of getting there. We drove to the place where you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GoranWembley
Reviewed 10 November 2018

I've visited over four times and will visit again. It's worth every step. Once you get to the top you'll forget all the tiredness It's breathtaking!

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Fotini P
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Были в августе жарища днём, внизу оставили машину и вперёд по ступеням. На середине подъема дочка устала ... не смогла идти. И мой лучший друг грек понёс мою дочку в гору на руках! Молодец! Он сам поднял дочку и понёс, мне не нужно было ему...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Russicum
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Do not be put off by comments about the 300+ steps, we nearly were but found the way up very manageable and not that strenuous. Park at the top level by the restaurant, not the first lower parking area, this will save you a steep...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank UkPj
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We took the public bus which dropped us at the main road. From there we walked up a 45 degree road for approx. 15 mins to the steps. From there we climbed up the 300 steps to the monastery. When we reached there the views...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eman O
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

You really need a car for this unless you are a fit experienced walker. Drive most of the way as far as you can go and then it's on foot. It's still a tough walk up but it's well worth the slog. The sights from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gary J
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Visited in October and drove up to the small car park which just left the small matter of the 300 steps to the top. These start off quite large but then become smaller with a few twists and turns nearer the top. They are also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jim B
Reviewed 18 October 2018

walked there rom hotel and up the very steep rocky path- not for the faint hearted. great views at the top and on tier below small taverna although the kitchen was closed when we got there but we were late in the day and late...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mobile555265
Reviewed 14 October 2018

It was hard for us to climb up 300 steps but the view at the top was beautiful and breathtaking! There were many goats who were not scared and followed us because we had food.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sintija S
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12 September 2017|
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Response from erijon | Reviewed this property |
Hello there! It's from early morning 7:00 am to the sunset . That means it depens on the time the sun sets. Anyway, it's not easy to climb up without light. Have fun in the sunniest island of Greece !!!
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