This is a list of castles, fortresses and towers in Greece.

This list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (December 2011)

Castles/Fortresses

Castles and fortesses in Greece
Name Location Era Image
Acrocorinth Corinth Ancient/Byzantine period
Akrokorinth Looking North.jpg
Acronauplia Nafplion Ancient/Byzantine/Frankish/Venetian period
Τραβέρσα Γκαμπέλο 7792.jpg
Agios Georgios Castle Cephalonia Byzantine/Venetian period
Kefalonia Fae363.jpg
Agios Andreas Castle Preveza Ottoman/Venetian period
St Andrews castle 2015 021.jpg
Agios Georgios Castle Preveza Ottoman period
St Georges Castle Preveza Boissonnas1913.jpg
Amfissa Castle Amfissa Ancient/Byzantine/Frankish period
Angelokastro (Corfu) Corfu Byzantine/Venetian periods
Angelokastro (Corfu).jpg
Anthousa Castle Anthousa, Preveza (regional unit) Ottoman period
Anthimachia Castle Kos Byzantine period
Antimachia.JPG
Aptera Fortress Chania Ottoman period
Festung Firkas von Aptera aus.jpg
Araklovon Castle[1] Minthi, Elis Byzantine period
Arkessini Castle Acropolis of Arkessini, Amorgos Ancient period
Acropole Arkesini Amorgos.JPG
Arta Castle Arta Byzantine period
Arta Castle Greece 16.jpg
Asini Castle Asini, Argolis Ancient period
20090728 asini31.jpg
Assos Castle Assos, Cephalonia Venetian period
Asos Castle Cephalonia Greece.jpg
Arkadia Castle Kyparissia Frankish period
Kyparissia.jpg
Astypalaia Castle Astypalaia Frankish/Venetian period
Kylindra1.JPG
Castle of Bouka Preveza Ottoman & Venetian periods
IAN 0107 Coronelli 1686 Preveza.jpg
Bourtzi Nafplio Venetian period
Bourtzi Nafplion.JPG
Bourtzi (Karystos) Karystos Venetian period
Bourtzi castle Karystos.JPG
Castle of Chalkis (Karababa) Chalkis Ottoman period
Κάστρο Καράμπαμπα 0039.jpg
Castle of Chios Chios Genoese period
Chios Genoese Castle Walls 1.jpg
Castle of Mytilene Mytilene Ancient/Byzantine/Genoese period
Fortress of Mytilini, Lesvos 2.jpg
Chlemoutsi northwestern Elis Frankish period
Castello Chlemoutsi.jpg
Cythera Castle Cythera (island) Venetian period
Kythira - Hora 1.jpg
Didymoteicho Fortress Didymoteicho Ancient/Byzantine period
20120603 Gate Kalioporta Pylh Gefyras Kale Didymoteixo Evros Greece.jpg
Elea Castle Elea, Thesprotia Ancient period
Eleutherae Attica Ancient period
Eleutheres1.jpg
Esphigmenou Monastery-fortress Mount Athos Byzantine period
Esphigmenou monastery 2006.jpg
Exomvourgo Fortress Exomvourgo, Tinos Venetian period
Exobourgo.jpg
Firkas Fortress (Revellino) Chania Ottoman period
Flag harbour Chania Crete Greece.jpg
Fortezza of Rethymno Rethymno, Crete Venetian period
Rethymno Fortezza 04.JPG
Fortifications of Chania Chania Venetian period
Προμαχώνας Σαν Σαλβατόρε 8796.JPG
Fortifications of Heraklion Heraklion Venetian period
Επιπροχώνας Αγίου Ανδρέα 4763 r.JPG
Fotodotis monastery-fortress Naxos Byzantine period
Moni Fotodotis Naxos 6-15 c AD 119694.jpg
Frangokastello South Crete Venetian period
Frangokastello Südseite.jpg
Fyli Castle Fyli Ancient period
Gardiki Castle southwestern Corfu Byzantine/Venetian period
Gardiki Castle.jpg
Geraki Castle Laconia Frankish period
Glarentza Castle northwestern Elis Frankish period
Goulas Castle Akrotiri (prehistoric city) Venetian period
GoulasAkrotiri18072007.jpg
Gramvousa Castle Gramvousa Venetian period
Kastro Gramvousas 05.JPG
Heptapyrgion Thessaloniki Byzantine/Ottoman period
THES-Heptapyrgion SE.jpg
Kales Castle Ierapetra, Crete Venetian period
Καλές, Ιεράπετρα 0975.jpg
Ioannina Castle Ioannina Byzantine/Ottoman period
20140415 ioannina188.JPG
Itzedin Fortress Souda Bay Ottoman period
Itzedin Fortress-Nelo Hotsuma.jpg
Kalamata Castle Kalamata, Messenia Byzantine/Venetian/Ottoman period
Kalamata Burg.jpg
Kalymnos Castle Kalymnos Byzantine period
Kastro tou Choriou.JPG
Karytaina Castle Karytaina Frankish period
Karitena4.JPG
Kassiopi Castle Kassiopi, Corfu Byzantine/Venetian period
Detail of the south wing of the entrance at Kassiopi Castle.JPG
Kastelli of Emporio Emporio, Santorini Venetian period
Kasteli001.jpg
Kastelli of Pyrgos Pyrgos Kallistis, Santorini Venetian period
Kasteli in Pyrgos, Santorini.jpg
Kastellos (Kritinia) Kritinia, Rhodes Hospitaller period
Kastelos 1.jpg
Kavala Castle Kavala Byzantine period
Kavala Castle.jpg
Kazarma fortress Sitia Venetian period
Sitia R01.jpg
Koroni Castle Koroni Venetian/Ottoman period
Koroni Festung Pano.jpg
Koules Fortress (Rocca al Mare) Heraklion Venetian period
Kreta - Iraklion - Alter Hafen2.jpg
Lamia Castle Lamia (city) Byzantine period
Fortress of Lamia.jpg
Larissa Castle Larissa, Argos Ancient/Byzantine period
Argos2.jpg
Laskara Castle Preveza Late Ottoman period
Laskara Fort South View.jpg
Leros Castle Leros Hospitaller period
Kastro.jpg
Lindos Castle Acropolis of Lindos Ancient/Byzantine/Hospitaller period
Lindos castle 4.jpg
Mesta fortified town Chios Byzantine period
Methoni Castle Methoni Venetian/Ottoman period
Methoni Castle Mesenia Greece.jpg
Mithymna Castle Mithymna, Lesbos Byzantine period
Molyvos.jpg
Monastery of Saint John the Theologian Patmos Byzantine period
Chora di Patmos con il Monastero di San Giovanni "il teologo".JPG
Monemvasia Fortress Monemvasia Byzantine/Venetian period
Monemvasia - Rock.jpg
Moni Arkadiou Arkadi, Crete Venetian period
Crete MoniArkadiou1 tango7174.jpg
Moni Toplou Lasithi, Crete Venetian/Ottoman period
Crete Moni Toplou A.jpg
Monolithos Castle Monolithos, Rhodes Hospitaller period
Monolithos 1.jpg
Myrina Fortress Myrina, Lemnos Byzantine period
Lemnos fort (7697900874).jpg
Mystras Palace Mystras Byzantine period
Mystras palace.JPG
Nafpaktos Castle Nafpaktos Venetian period
Lepanto naupactus venecian fortress.JPG
Naxos Castle Naxos Venetian period
Naxos2.jpg
Nerantzia Castle Kos Knights period
COS7220065.JPG
New Fortress, Corfu Corfu (city) Venetian period
Korfu Neue Festung (1).jpg
New Navarino fortress Pylos Ottoman period
Pylos Festung 380.jpg
Old Fortress, Corfu Corfu (city) Venetian period
Old Fortress Contrafossa and Bridge.jpg
Old Navarino castle Near Pylos Frankish period
Palaiokastro and Nestors Cave.jpg
Orchomenus (Boeotia) Castle Orchomenus (Boeotia) Ancient period
Orchomenos 04 C.jpg
Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes Rhodes (city) Hospitaller/Ottoman/Italian period
Palace Grand Master Rhodes.jpg
Palaiokastro Mandraki, Nisyros Hellenistic period
Paleokastro in Nisyros 20-jun-2013 01.jpg
Palamidi Nafplion Venetian period
Palamidi castle - Agios Andreas Bastion.jpg
Pantokrator Castle Preveza Ottoman period
Parga Castle Parga Venetian/Ottoman period
Parga Festung.jpg
Patras Castle Patras Byzantine period
Patras
Pente Pigadia Fort Kleisoura Ottoman period
Ottoman castle of Five Wells in Preveza.jpg
Platamon Castle Platamon Frankish period
GR-platamonas-festung.jpg
Pleuron Castle Pleuron, Aetolia Ancient period
Fortifications of Rhodes Rhodes (city) Byzantine/Hospitaller/Ottoman/Italian period
Gate d
Riniasa Castle / Thomokastro Riza, Preveza Byzantine period
Rio Castle Rio Ottoman/Venetian period
Rio Castle 7.JPG
Rogoi/Bouchetion Nea Kerasounta, Preveza Ancient/Byzantine period
Fortress of Rogoi 2.jpg
Saint John Castle Archangelos, Rhodes Hospitaller period
Archangelos002.JPG
Santa Maura Castle Lefkada Venetian period
20140412 lefkada307.JPG
Servia castle Kozani (regional unit) Byzantine period
Simonopetra monastery-fortress Mount Athos Byzantine period
Simonopetra Aug2006.jpg
Skiathos Castle Skiathos Byzantine period
Spinalonga Castle Spinalonga Ancient/Venetian period
Spinalonga, Elounta.jpg
Stavronikita monastery-fortress Mount Athos Byzantine period
Stavronikita Aug2006.jpg
Tiryns Castle Acropolis of Tiryns Ancient (Mycenaean) period
Tiryns general view.jpg
Toroivia Castle Komboti, Aetolia-Acarnania Ancient period
Trikala Castle Trikala Byzantine period
Vonitsa Castle Vonitsa Byzantine/Ottoman/Venetian period
Vonitsa - Greece - View from the sea.jpg
Voukation Castle Paravola (near Agrinion) Ancient period
Voukation Paravola.jpg
Vrysoula Bastion Preveza Venetian/Ottoman period
Walls of Thessaloniki Thessaloniki Byzantine period
Wallsthess.jpg
Xenophontos monastery-fortress Mount Athos Byzantine period
Athos-xenophontos.jpg

Towers

See also: Frankish towers of Greece

Towers in Greece
Name Location Era Image
Aigosthena Tower Aigosthena, Attica Ancient period
Aigosthena-5.jpg
Agia Tower Naxos Venetian period
Pyrgos Agias 03.jpg
Annunziata Tower Corfu (city) Venetian period
Corfu Annunziata R02.jpg
Avlonari Tower Avlonari, Euboea Venetian period
Vigla Avlonari noon 2.JPG
Belonia Tower Naxos Venetian period
GR-naxos-pirgos-belonia.jpg
Crispi Tower Naxos Venetian period
Building from terrace, Byzantine Museum Naxos, 143770.jpg
Fokea Tower Fokea, Chalkidiki Byzantine period
Byzantine tower at Nea Fokea 05.jpg
Gratsia Tower Naxos Venetian period
Gratsia Venetian pyrgo Chalki Naxos 17th c, 13M420.jpg
Markellos Tower Aegina Venetian period
20100412 eginf11.jpg
Maroulas Towers Maroulas, Crete Venetian period
Πύργος Μαρουλά 1631 - 1634.jpg
Ouranoupolis Tower Ouranoupolis, Chalkidiki Byzantine period
ByzantineTower Ouranopolis2.jpg
Sanudo Tower Naxos Venetian period
Tower of Sanudo, side view.JPG
Vasiliko Tower Euboea Venetian period
Vasiliko tower 8074668.JPG
White Tower of Thessaloniki Thessaloniki Ottoman period
Bílá věž, Thesalloniki.jpg

Bibliography

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