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What an impressive sight !! From the Byzanthium / Genuese /Ottomaniun MiddleAgetime period.
Climb through the village, or take the auto route. It’s realy worthwhile, but please remember, closed on mondays 😉.
As Americans, we love castles. This one was pretty nice, because you can walk all round the grounds and get a good view of the town. The stroll up to the castle through the old town is really nice too. We overheard a British tourist...More
Well worth the walk up through the lovely old cobblestone streets of molyvos to visit the castle.
As in all Greece, sites are closed Mondays.
Spectacular views across to turkey which is only 8 Kms away and down the coast of lesvos.
Worth paying to...More
This castle if very dramatic in the landscape and is certainly a feature in the area. We walked up the steps from the sea front of Molivos to the Castle. This is an aerobic exercise but well worth it. It has held a strong fortress...More
Towering over molyvos town, this semi-ruined castle is a great visit.
Entry is only 2 euros and there are lots of information boards, scattered around. Well explained. English and Greek.
The view is phenomenal.
Wear proper shoes as the ground is rough (plant life underfoot)...More