Cape Tigani and Grande Magne Castle

Key information: Cape Tigani and Grande Magne Castle

    • Walk out across the rough, harsh spit of the 'Frying Pan' (Tigani), to the vast castle (Grande Magne) of the brief Frankist kingdom on its sheer crag above the sea. A truly dramatic and fantastical place.
    • Described memorably in Patrick Leigh Fermor's Mani: A Journey in Southern Greece.
    • Sunflower's Landscapes of the Southern Peloponnese has 30 walks, including on this walk. Find relevant books by using our Amazon search function:

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Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating91
  • Beauty30
  • Natural interest14.5
  • Human interest16
  • Charisma31.5
  • Negative points1
  • Total rating91
  • Note: Tourists

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 5km
  • 2hrs
  • Maximum Altitude: N/A
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate

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