We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bourtzi

The Harbor, Nafplio, Greece
Website
Share
Save
Book In Advance
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
LOCATION
The Harbor, Nafplio, Greece
CONTACT
Website
Ways to Experience Bourtzi
from $101.10
More Info
from $529.20
More Info
from $176.00
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (255)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"construction materials"
in 2 reviews
"small island"
in 4 reviews
"interesting attraction"
in 2 reviews
"small castle"
in 2 reviews
"historic place"
in 2 reviews
"island fortress"
in 2 reviews
"old city"
in 2 reviews
"boat"
in 25 reviews
"residence"
in 6 reviews
"prison"
in 8 reviews
"tower"
in 5 reviews
"port"
in 7 reviews
"visitors"
in 6 reviews
"disrepair"
in 2 reviews
"executions"
in 3 reviews
"views"
in 10 reviews
"landmark"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed May 23, 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

Thank panosmon
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 11, 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

7  Thank chefpanos
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed April 8, 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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed April 2, 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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 18, 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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 7, 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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 7, 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

2  Thank CHRISTINA_AK
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed November 15, 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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed October 31, 2017

Make sure you are outside as you approach Naplio Harbor on a boat / ship to see the Bourtzi Castle in the middle of the harbor.

Thank Travelin M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed October 31, 2017

If you want to visit the water castle of Boyrtzi you will need to take one of the taxi-boats. The distance is 5 minutes more or less and then you have 20 minutes to walk around. Nafplio has other two fortresses, Palamidi and Acronauplia, but...More

Thank ArcasTravelServices
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 34 hotels in Nafplio
Vasilis Hotel
103 reviews
.24 miles away
Hotel Rex
119 reviews
.39 miles away
Nafplia Hotel Nafplion
93 reviews
.41 miles away
Hotel Elena
76 reviews
.42 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Pidalio Mezedopoleio
736 reviews
.26 miles away
Menta
197 reviews
.25 miles away
Stavlos Thrakotaverna
415 reviews
.37 miles away
Pseiras Taverna
253 reviews
.20 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Palamidi Castle
2,502 reviews
.50 miles away
Nauplion Promenade
991 reviews
.00 miles away
Arkadiko Bridge
11 reviews
.20 miles away
Church of Ayios Georgios
116 reviews
.67 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bourtzi staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit