Tsikalioti’s Tower

The reinforced, with nails and double iron bars, gate turns us back in 1808, year of Tower ‘s construction by Constantinos Tsikaliotis, he was the scion of the oldest families of Tsakonia. Forward to visitor’s eyes turrets, arches, loggia, crypts and secret symbols are scattered everywhere. Characteristic type of defensive residence with Byzantine influences, the…

Tsouhlou Mansion

House of the painter of calm and courtesy, Vrasidas Tsouchlos (1904-1981). He will leave behind amazing pieces with themes from his favorite Leonidio. The ceilings of the house are masterpieces, with obvious influences from the East as we can see by the arched lintels of the windows and the curved curtain rods.…

Chioti’s Mansion

Constantinos Chiotis after national rebirth, settled and operated in Varna of Bulgaria. His manor house in Leonidio is a monument of the era and also a family point of reference. The offsprings maintain the bulding at the present time, convert it to a modern hotel, keeping devoutly all the items and family heirlooms, the elaborated…

Residence of Poet Kostas Ouranis

The house of the poet Kostas Ouranis ( literary pseudonym of Constantinos Nicholaos Niarchos , 1890-1953 ) continues nowadays to be used as a residence. The complex design of the beautiful painted ceilings of the house cause admiration for the craftsmen and the artists of that time.…

Polytimou Tower

The trident with the dolphin at the gate, the Politimos family crest, leads to a bright example of naval tower, architectural technique of Spetses, according to the standards of other naval mansions of the era. The entrance is impressive with triple arched stone lintel . The two semicircles in the door from cornerstones and the…

Katsikogianni’s Mansion

The tower built in 1807, as we can see by the inscription on the stone lintel. There are some preserved fragments of the colored plaster of skylights and wooden crossbars.  …

Giannousi’s Resident

Marble vertical pilasters and horizontal marble crowning decorate the gate. Beautiful wooden frames of the windows and crown tiles on the roof. Inside, ceilings masterpieces by combination of painting and plaster. Ceiling Plans descending perimeter to the walls in the form of the frame, with bright colors, gold rosettes.…

Noufri’s Tower

Strict and simple construction of the 18th century with a defensive character as we can see by the loopholes in the walls, but it is also a permanent place of residence of the family of Onoufrios Skarmpounis. This Tower has a special architectural interest, but now is ramshackled in the historic center of Leonidio.…

Hatzipanayioti’s Mansion

Perfumes of basil and marigolds will fill you when you just pass the wooden gate with the stone dome. An impressive paved and pebbled courtyard leads to the mansion Chatzipanagioti ,which at the period of it’s glory hosted King Otto , when he visited ”Tsakonia” in 1844. Building with strictly rectangular shape, renovated by craftsmen…