Bourtzi, Nafplio

Attractively obvious from the lovely town of Nafplion, this is a fortified little island in the town’s gulf built by the Venetians somewhere between 1390 and 1540. The architecture was updated during the renaissance period and eventually occupied by the Ottomans in 1715. In the 50s it actually functioned as a hotel. It can be reached by boats from the harbour of Nauplion, and sometimes hosts concerts.

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