Venetian Castle

Venetian Castle information

Parga , Greece
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Centuries of turbulent history have taken their toll on Parga's castle, now a romantic ruin with remarkable sea views. Dating to the 11th century, the castle passed from Venetian to Ottoman control with numerous invasions and bouts of rebuilding in between. Pause for a drink in the cafe (open from 11am until late) to watch ferries, rather than invading pirate ships, ply the shore. The ramparts are uneven, so wear sturdy shoes and hang on to the kids.