Varnavas, Marathon, Eastern Attica,Attica
Tower of Varnava
|Northeast from the village Varnavas, Attica|
|Region > Prefecture:|
|Municipality > Town:|
|City of Marathon |
Elevation ≈ 540 m
(Relative Height≈0 m)
|Time of Construction||Origin|
|13th or 14th cent||
A Frankish tower outside the village Varnavas of Attica region.
Due to its strategic position, the primary function of the tower was to send optical messages to warn against piarte raids in Attica, in cooperation with a network of other towers most of which do not exist anymore.
|Google search inside the site|
|Approach to the monument:|
|Like most isolated and neglected towers, the access to the surrounding area is free but the entrance inside is not possible|