Vonitsa: the castle of eight masters

Vonitsa, Greece

Nea Odos

Stops

7

Stories

25

Distance

4km

Duration

1h20min

Audio

No

Description

One castle, eight masters. From the Byzantines (of various factions) that built it to the Lombards, the Turks, the Venetians, the French, and finally the Greeks, the castle of Vonitsa is the perennial champion of local history.

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Highlights

  • Island paradise

    1. Island paradise

    Sometimes a speck of land can stay with you forever. When it comes hand in hand with a verdant grove, captivating view, and a wavy bridge, you are in heaven on earth.
  • The plane tree and the eucalyptus

    2. The plane tree and the eucalyptus

    Hagios Spyridon is the patron saint of Vonitsa and his church impresses the visitors with its podium for the Great Blessing of Waters, that employs real eucalyptus branches.
  • Saint on horseback

    3. Saint on horseback

    The church of Saint George, humble and unadorned, is two kilometers outside Vonitsa. The more horsepower you command as you approach, the better.

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