Things to see and do - Kastoriá
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Kastoriá Travel guide
Kastoriá : Michelin's recommendations
Kastoriá lies on the neck of a peninsula jutting out into the picturesque waters of a lake. The charm of the old houses and numerous Byzantine churches has not been overwhelmed by its modern buildings. The churches - some are tiny - which are beautifully decorated with frescoes and sculptures were built by rich local families or by officials exiled from Constantinople to Kastoriá, a town which has prided itself for 500 to 600 years on being a fur trade centre.
Tourist attractions Kastoriá : Things to see and do
Karavangeli GR - 52100 Kastoriá
Panagía Koubelídiki, dedicated to the Virgin, is Kastoriá's only domed church, with an unusually tall drum. It was probably built in the mid-9C. The frescoes in the porch date from 1496. Those in the cross-plan interior are 13C, except for the ones i..
r. Vitsiou GR - 52100 Kastoriá
High above the lake, Ágii Anárgiri Varlaám, one of the largest churches in Kastoriá, was probably built in the 10C. It is dedicated to the physicians who practised medecine ''for no fee'' (anárgiros). The title is usually given to Saints Cosmas and D..
Orestiados GR - 52100 Kastoriá
A few houses in the Macedonian style, built in the 17C and 18C by the rich local furriers, have been spared and have kept some of their charm. The Sapoundzís Mansion and the Tsiatsapás Mansion have been preserved in the Arozari quarter, but most of t..
Riga Ferraiou 7 GR - 52100 Kastoria
Traditionally built of stone and wood, Hotel Doltso is conveniently located in the old town of Kastoria, just 50 metres from the lake. Elegantly furnished and decorated with earth tones, the accommodation boasts free Wi-Fi and a garden-view balcony. ..
Agiou Athanasiou 12 GR - 52100 Kastoria
Prix Prices from : 55 €
Centrally located in Kastoria within a minute walk from the lake, Europa Hotel offers a restaurant and fitness centre. It features a hot tub and modern-style rooms with free Wi-Fi. Featuring earthy colours, wooden flooring and draped curtains, all r..
Grammou 10 GR - 52100 Kastoria
Prix Prices from : 40 €
Anesis Hotel is centrally located in Kastoria offering easy access to the city’s many museums and Byzantine churches. The hotel offers guests a 24-hour front desk. At the hotel’s beautifully decorated guestrooms guests can find all modern comforts i..