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The Harbor, Nafplio, Greece
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

...but from close up (we kayaked there) Bourzi is a mess, although it appears to be undergoing renovations—slowly.

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The castle is in the middle of the harbor and seemed worth a visit.Unfortunately it is being repaired so you can't get off the boat.I knew this beforehand because I asked the captain. The entire boat ride is around half an hour and includes a...More

Thank jammer54
Reviewed 24 May 2018

with a small fee you get the boat from Nafplio to a 25 minutes trip to Bourtzi and the nearby area . A fantastic small castle in the entrance of Nafplion port.A historical place witch used to be an impregnability castle , a boutique hotel...More

1  Thank panosmon
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Well Bourtzi is the castle in the entrance of the harbor, and is one of the best attraction at the city of Nafplion, my visitors form Europe and I we decide to go and visit the castle by boat that takes you from the harbor...More

10  Thank chefpanos
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Good ride, not sure it worth all the fuss, as the boat takes you there, nothing much to do but to take a few selfie....

Thank dino545
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The view of the Bourtzi Water Castle from our hotel balcony was enchanting. And, when it is illuminated at night, it looks absolutely magical. We got even closer to it when we walked on the Promenade of Nafplion. I understand that tours are available, however,...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This is a small fortress in Nafplio harbour. It can be accessed by small boats when the weather is good (which it wasn't when I was there). Anyway with limited time I would have had to make a choice between that and the Palamidi castle,...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 7 March 2018

This nice Venetian castle is on the island in the middle of the harbour of Navplion. In 20th centuary it served as hotel, but now is just tourist attraction.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 7 January 2018

The castle is closed and the boat allows you only 10min just for a photo. But it is a construction site in reality so photos are poor. It is best to look at it from the city than pay to visit

Reviewed 15 November 2017

Beautiful historical castle from Venetian times but a disappointment to see all the renovation works to have stopped like there was an outbreak of Plague !!! :))

Thank Makis P
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