Amfissa Castle

Ruins in Amfissa

Also known as the Castle of Salona, the Castle of Amfissa dominates the hill behind the village. Around 600m of the castle's fortified wall remains and you can wander through the castle grounds.

Believed to have been constructed under the orders of Thomas I d'Autremencourt, the first Lord of Salona, after division of the Byzantine Empire following the Fourth Crusade, it was the fort for subsequent invaders, including the Romans, Catalans, Franks and Turks. All left their mark, as shown in the melange of architectural elements that survive today, especially those from Byzantine and Frankish times.