Castles of Greece


Pissonas, Dirfys-Messapia, Euboea,Central Greece

Tower of Pissonas

or Tower of Mostras  
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Tower of Pissonas
In the villlage Pissonas in Evia island, 16 km NE from Chalkis.
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Central Greece
Municipality > Town:
City of Dirfys-Messapia
• Pissonas
Elevation ≈ 108 m 
(Relative Height≈0 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
Probably 16th cent.  
Castle Type   Condition
Tower House  

Pissonas is a village in Evia in a region that used to be the center of poultry production in Greece.

The village is consisted of two settlements: the Ano Pissonas and Kato Pissonas. There two venetian towers in the village, one in each settlement.

The tower of this page is in better condition and is the one in Ano (Upper) Pissonas. It is named “Tower of Mostras” from the name of the last owner.

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Road map to Tower of Pissonas

Approach to the monument:
Fros Chalkis go north to Artaki and from there to Pissonas (16km from Chalkis). The tower is on the main road of the upper village ('Ano Pissonas').
Free access to the exterior.

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