HOW IS RENOVATION WORK GOING IN NAFPAKTOS, VONITSA AND AKTIO?

Nafpaktos During the preceding period, in the eastern sector, west of the defensive walls of the Nafpaktos castle, earthmoving and excavations were carried out both on the roof terrace of the bastion of Oraia Dapia and at the Clock tower. Interesting facts about their building history were revealed, dating from the Venetian period to modern […]

HOW IS RENOVATION WORK GOING AT CHLEMOUTSI’S CASTLE?

Thanks to CoHeN project – with direct labour of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Ilia – it became possible to continue the work of consolidation, restoration and enhancement of the Chlemoutsi castle and specifically of Hall A3, which is identified with the kitchens of the princely fortress that dates back to the period of the […]

HOW IS RENOVATION WORK GOING AT IGOUMENITSA AND MARGARITI’S CASTLES?

Restoration and development work on the medieval castles of Igoumenitsa and Margariti continued systematically throughout the spring and summer of 2021, despite ongoing difficulties related to the Covid-19 pandemic and is expected to be completed by spring 2022. The maintenance of the masonry of the two monuments which had suffered significantly over the centuries, is […]

INFO DAY AT CORFU’S OLD FORTRESS

The Ephorate of Antiquities of Corfu is hosting an Info Day of the Coastal Heritage Network (CoHeN) project funded under Interreg V-A Greece-Italy Programme 2014-2020, that will take place on the 3 rd November 2021, at 10.00 a.m. at the meeting room of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Corfu at the Old Fortress. CoHeN, funded […]

THE MYTHICAL WANDERINGS OF ODYSSEUS AND AENEAS IN THESPROTIA

The Adriatic and Ionian has formed a crossroads of civilisations since antiquity, in which a diverse network of trade and communication was established, leading from east to west and vice versa. Along with goods, stories, ideas and values were also circulated and exchanged, as recorded in Greek mythology. In the Odyssey and its sequel Telegonia, […]

CULTURE IN CAMMINO: PUGLIA REGION’S EVENTS TO ENHANCE COHEN SITES

CoHeN is a strategic project funded by the Interreg Greece-Italy 2014/2020 Programme that aims to promote cultural tourism through the valorization of the Adriatic-Ionian Coastal Route by creating a network of historic built heritage hallmarks across the cross-border area. As the two of the area’s strengths and drivers of economic growth are cultural heritage and […]

VONITSA CASTLE: WORK IN PROGRESS

Ephorate of Antiquities of Aitoloakarnania and Lefkada is responsible for the works at Aktio Fortress, Vonitsa and Nafpaktos Castles. The works in all three castles started in the summer of 2020 when the recruitment of the required personnel was completed according to the current legislation. Immediately, hand tools, technological equipment (laptops, printers, digital cameras, etc.) […]

AKTIO FORTRESS: WORK IN PROGRESS

Ephorate of Antiquities of Aitoloakarnania and Lefkada is responsible for the works at Aktio Fortress, Vonitsa and Nafpaktos Castles. The works in all three castles started in the summer of 2020 when the recruitment of the required personnel was completed according to the current legislation. Immediately, hand tools, technological equipment (laptops, printers, digital cameras, etc.) […]

CASTLE OF NAFPAKTOS: WORK IN PROGRESS

Ephorate of Antiquities of Aitoloakarnania and Lefkada is responsible for the works at Aktio Fortress, Vonitsa and Nafpaktos Castles. The works in all three castles started in the summer of 2020 when the recruitment of the required personnel was completed according to the current legislation. Immediately, hand tools, technological equipment (laptops, printers, digital cameras, etc.) […]

CASTLES OF IGOUMENITSA AND MARGARITI: WORK IN PROGRESS

CoHeN project has given the Ephorate of Antiquities of Thesprotia the opportunity to undertake restoration and enhancement work on the medieval castles of Igoumenitsa and Margariti. These two monuments are currently in a ruinous state and remain largely unknown to the scientific community, local society and the wider public. The work which began in May […]