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This castle overlooks the coast and Platamonas. It can be reached by walking along the old railway tracks and then up a steep climb over rough terrain. Alternatively one can walk around the road to the castle - longer but less of a climb. The...More
Very interesting castle and cheap entry (2 euros per adult and kids are free). The views up and down the coast and towards Mount Olympus are fantastic. Lovely walk from Platamonas along the old railway line but it is quite steep towards the end and...More
Platamonas castle is the symbol of the area and if you have a chance you should definitely visit it. Below castle is a parking lot for cars and buses and from that point it's a short walk up the hill. Perfect activity for families and...More
Platamonas Castle was 10th century Byzantine built on a very high peak guarding the road between Macedon and Thessaly. The Ottomans did not pull it down but reinforced it, especially against pirates. The views from the top along the coast are sensational and much archaeological...More