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Profitis Ilias

Salakos, Greece
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6 days ago
“A second visit to a lovely place”
27 Jun 2017
“Peaceful pinewoods ”
Salakos, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited "mount Elijah" again 2 years on. Nothing much has changed. The grape seller is still there and the villa remains dilapidated and in ruins. Someone seems to care as the very dodgy staircase has had some additional strengthening but don't get too excited "Mussolini's...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a walk in these peaceful pinewoods with stunning views across the islands. There was a well marked path but no other directions so it was difficult to find any kind of 'destination'. We met other people with a map and directions but they...More

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I say strange feelings, because although it is very interesting and weird at the same time it feels like you are snooping around someone's home all be it in a derelict state but you can just image how stunning this place was in its hey...More

Thank murdoch62
Reviewed 23 August 2016

If you are in Rodos you cannot miss this place you will feel like being on another place There is an old hotel here that looks like an alpine building

Thank maertensyves
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

After a quite long trip through a narrow and binding road you can find on top of a mountain a building whose architectural features remind of the old alpine resorts throughout Europe. The building has a restaurant with a big salon furnished with art deco...More

Thank mamomilano
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is a relatively short but reasonably demanding walk. It is good exercise and being almost 1000m high and wooded a welcome relief from the sun. It is a nice drive there through the valleys and small villages. Park you car in the car park...More

2  Thank djblincoln
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is worth the hick. The view is amazing. It looks like you in a plane. You must visit this mountain.

Thank Kenyatte M
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Panoramic route brought us to Profitis Ilias and it's such a nice place to spend time, far from the city and the chaos.

Thank Pinar P
Reviewed 9 November 2015

This is very interesting to see.What an insight into the past.You need to be physically able to walk up the steps to this derelict building.The best way and easiest way to drive is on the Rhodes Town - Lindos road where you turn off for...More

1  Thank gull726
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Wow, what a wonderful place. Up on the hill in this village is what is know as Mussolini's house/villa (although he never visited) which is derelict and open to the brave few who venture up. No health and safety, no guides but hints of its...More

Thank Martin S
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