Nisiotissa ( Castle ruins)

User Rating:  / 8
PoorBest 

nisiotisa 07Just outside of the village of Neos Pyrgos we find a beautiful natural beach called Nisiotissa. Only a few meters away from the coastline is the tiny island (islet) with ruins on the higher grounds. These are ruins of a church from the Frankish rule as well as a tower built during the Ottoman Rule.

A grave has even been found here dated back to the Middle Ages and seems to be connected with an important historical event, according to a document by the ecclesiastic Sylvester from the Byzantine period, having arrived in Oreoi after taking part in the Ferrara Florentine session that took place in 1438-1439.
History states that when Constantinople was in such that grave dangers that even the Ottomans challenged its existence, the Byzantines looked for allies. This situation led the emperor John Paleologos on the verge of “buying the aid” by joining the two churches. This was he reason for the session at Ferrara in Florence.

 

360-wide

 

Map

JavaScript must be enabled in order for you to use Google Maps.
However, it seems JavaScript is either disabled or not supported by your browser.
To view Google Maps, enable JavaScript by changing your browser options, and then try again.

Video

Not available Video


evia-banner1

booking icons728x90

Random Hotels

Welcome to Aktaion. At a distance of just 130m from the sea, with an amazing view, all of our apartments ensure magical moments...
At the edge of the village of Psaropouli, in a quiet part of the village, you will find Motel Canadiana. It is a small hotel wit...
At a central point in Pefki and only 100m from the beach, in a quiet neighbourhood you will find Violeta Apartments. This is a f...
Irini Spa Hotel is built very close (only 10 metres ) to beachfront road of Loutra Aidipsos. It is in the centre of the tow...

About VoriaEvia

Follow Us

facebook-button twitter-button rss-feed-icon google-plus-button

www.voriaevia.gr © 2012 All Rights reserved.
Web Design: ks-net.Gr © 2012 All Rights reserved.