We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Molivos Castle

Molyvos, Greece
+30 2253 071803
Review Highlights
Not much to see

The castle is closed due to maintenance issues it says on the door (July 2017), Funny, as it states... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
via mobile
Never seems to be open

Visiting hours are not posted nor are reasons for closure. Same for the petrified forest also on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
San Diego, California
via mobile
Read all 509 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“turkey” (18 reviews)
“walk up” (9 reviews)
Molyvos, Greece
+30 2253 071803
Write a Review
Reviews (509)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 270 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The castle is closed due to maintenance issues it says on the door (July 2017), Funny, as it states everywhere that the European Union sponsored them with € 2.000.0000 to rebuild the place. Pity that I didn't see anything from my taxes spent on this....More

Thank Sjaak68
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visiting hours are not posted nor are reasons for closure. Same for the petrified forest also on Lesbos.This is scandalous for main tourist attractions on Lesbos. This is going on as well this year at major sites all over Greece. But what do you expect...More

Thank PortsOfCall99
Reviewed 1 week ago

we liked going here for a drink and greek salad , it was really peaceful and has amazing views , the lady who was up there in the day was lovely always a smile

Thank aimeeb24
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is typical historical castle no more. The sight is awesome at 7 pm around. Sea is being seen very nice from the caste when the sea is like sleepy

Thank DELLopona
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking forward to visiting this castle, but the guides told us when we arrived that it was closed for restauration. It is still however well worth the walk up the hill. There are signs posted around the outside explaining a lot about the...More

Thank ramstein
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately the castle was closed for safety reasons, due to an earthquake earlier that month. I can tell you it looks great, especially at night and the view from up there is breathtaking. Avoid walking up there during a sunny day. You can drive or...More

Thank NikosHourvou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only visited the exterior because we went on a Monday but even so there were plenty information boards and lovely views as you walked the path around the walls. Very nice taverna adjacent with views to Turkey. Drive up if you can there is plenty...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Couple of euros gets you in, pleasant to walk around. Spectacular views. Take the holiday train up and walk down through the quaint back streets back to the harbour in Molyvos. Wonderful cafe/bar right next to the castle entrance on top, again with very special...More

Thank ianlister47
Reviewed 13 June 2017

you can walk around the castle -- it's super safe and well lit -- but I don't think you can get inside. There's a nice cafe up there.

Thank Joanna E
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

2 Euros each, good value, well preserved and great views from the top. Night time lighting quite special

Thank andyb4652017
Nearby Restaurants
330 reviews
.34 km away
Meltemi Restaurant Pizzeria
44 reviews
.37 km away
The Captain's Table
341 reviews
.82 km away
Congas Beach Bar
131 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
Molly's Bar
128 reviews
.71 km away
Escape Boat Trips
17 reviews
.37 km away
Molyvos Bikes
8 reviews
.42 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Molivos Castle staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines