Attractions

Museum in Karystos

Archaeological Museum of Karystos

Karystos, mentioned in Homer’s 'Iliad', was a powerful city-state during the Peloponnesian Wars. The displays at the museum range from tiny Neolithic clay lamps to temple carvings and votive objects to an exhibit on…
Castle in Karystos

Bourtzi

Karystos' striking 14th-century Venetian castle is a remnant of the town's former fortifications. The low, bulky tower sits on the waterfront.