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Assos, Assos

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Built on the side of hills sloping down to a beach along the Aegean Sea, Assos features traditional stucco houses and narrow streets that are populated by only 100 permanent inhabitants. Some of the locals operate small taverns, offering hearty meals with views over the sea. The walk up to the Venetian castle ruins rewards you with the best view in the village and is accompanied by the scent of olive trees. With our custom trip planner, Assos attractions like Assos can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Assos is a beautiful little village with a lovely harbour. The hairpin road to the village is nice to do, with beautiful views.  more »
  • We stopped here for a little while on our way south, around 5 pm. Finding a parking spot was quite a challenge and took some time. Because of the heat we didn't walk to the castle. Apart that, there i...  more »
  • ASSOS is very peaceful at night, it's worth to spend a night to enjoy the walk and see the sunset, the night lights are very beautiful. I recommend it to all those who love quiet places away from the crowds of tourists
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  • Absolutely stunning village. Well worth the visit. Has a beautiful harbour and bay with lots of great places to eat on the harbour side.
  • One of the most beautiful places in the world. Great acommodation choices and lovely places to eat. Please visit also the castle.
  • Small village, narrow streets, a lot of restaurants by the sea, nice castle. The day I visited it was very crowded, difficult to find a parking spot.
  • Lovely , incredible place. It was so wonderful to be there...
  • Stunningly Beautiful - Eat in Platos in the centre for good value great food

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