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The path to the ruined medieval hilltop fortress begins just 1,800 m south of Papadianikia, on the road to Daimonia.

Go east along a narrow unsurfaced road for about 70 m to a path that turns south, passes by drystone walls and olive groves to a domed tomb, then circles the hill to the south.

About 1,000 m up a gentle slope the path merges with the remnants of an old stone stairway leading to the fortress at the top of the hill, on a broad plateau with wides view over the plain of Molai, the bay of Xyli and the Laconian Gulf.

Category Mountain walk
Route Trek
Length (m) 1,127
Terrain (m) Path 1,056
Unsurfaced road 71
Surfaced road
Altitude (m) start 135
finish 260
Altitude (m) lowest 135
highest 260
Slope (average %)
Overall direction SW
Difficulty 2 (1-5)  
Signposts YES
Beauty 3 (1-5)  
Drinking water NO
Vegetation 2 (1-5)  
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