Holidays in Nafplio

Nafplio info

Nafplio is a special place, mysterious, blessed, full of natural beauty and culture, for centuries, continues to flourish and charms every visitor who without understanding, was initiated in the Beauty, Harmony, and in front of that dream become a reality. The place is authentic and that's the magic of the search of every wayfarer he will visit Nafplio.The son of Poseidon, Nafplio, built by giving his name and memory was the first link in the chain of great cultural history, which does not reach the 850 stairs of the Castle Palamidi to the count.The Naples of the Orient "as they called the Venetian naval, stretched its roots, with respect to the historicity and the current Nafplio, first capital of Greece in 1828, with the arrival of Kapodistrias still decorated with all the traditional elements , untouched by time.The reference point of the city, Bourtzi continues to keep alive the legends, polyfotismeni presence in the Gulf of Argos, built on the small island of St. Theodore.Winter-summer, stroll the quaint streets of Psaromahalas in Syntagma Square showing untouched by the years, but also walks to nearby beaches and the famous beaches which are permanent enjoyment of all human senses.So many are so nice all the attractions in Nafplio, that can not only come back to continue to live in a charming dream Nafplio offers, through close and wide the streets, the old big-and small- new squares, the Ottoman fountains that adorn the Venetian, the neoclassical and the new buildings, all fascinating architectural jewels.Leading the City of Nafplio in sight, look to the Argolis Gulf and the eastern mountains of the Peloponnese, while the scent of night flowers attached to each visitor in the night lively promenade in the streets, offering an unparalleled eroticism in the beautiful city that marked him! Before you even go from Nafplio, you know how quickly you come back.

Airtickets to Nafplio

Nafplio doesn't have an airport, so it can only be reached by car or public transportation. We can offer airtickets to Athens or Kalamata airport through our online booking system and then there is connection to Nafplio by bus, train or car.

Hotels in Nafplio

There is a variety of hotels, apartments and rooms to let in Nafplio, depending on the type of holidays you would prefer. You can find more information at the section of Nafplio hotels.

Transfer & car rental in Nafplio

In order to reach Nafplio without using a public transportation, you can rent a car from Athens airport through our online booking system.

Sightseeing and tours in Nafplio

• The medieval venetian castle Palamidi, built on a location of prehistoric fortification, looming like a heavy shadow over the city. Kolokotronis (hero of the 1821 Revolution) was held prisoner in one of its bleakest and dampest cells waiting to be executed.
• Akronafplia, which is built at the foot of the castle on three different levels. In the olden years the citadel of the ancient Nafplia used to be on the western level - which happens to be the oldest - surrounded by cyclopean walls. The fortification of Akronafplia was expanded over the centuries, while the town was under the occupation of the Romans, the Franks, the Venetians and the Turks in turn.
• Bourtzi, residence of the executioners of Palamidi during the post-revolutionary period. It is a rock island at the entrance of the harbor, fortified by the Venetians in 1471 and connected to Akronafplia with a heavy chain. It used to control the naval traffic towards Nafplio.
• The relics of the mycenaean citadel of the prehistoric city of Tirintha near the homonymous village, 7 klm north of Nafplio. The city was destroyed in mid 5th century. West of Tirintha you can find the archaeological site of Lerna, which was a significant trading center during the early Copper Age.
• The Archaeological Museum, a gem of venetian architecture, which houses many unique treasures of the Mycenaean period, brought to light by excavations in this historic area.
• The Sintagma square with the two turkish mosques, one of which hosted the meeting of the first Greek Parliament.
• The historical churches of Agios Spiridonas - outside of which the first governor of Greece Ioannis Kapodistrias was murdered - and Agios Georgios (Saint George) with the renaissance style decorations built in the 16th century. You can also visit the church of Metamorphosi (Transfiguration of Christ) that was built during the occupation of the Franks and was turned into a mosque, and later on to a catholic cathedral.
• The building of the Scholi Evelpidon (Army Cadets Academy) which hosts the War Museum (Tel. 25591), with a multitude of exhibits from the more contemporary military history of the area and the War Office of the first Greek Government.

Travel tourism information in Nafplio

Nafplio (capital)
•Tourist Police:         +30 27520 28131
•Port Authority:         +30 27520 22974
•Bus Terminal:          +30 27520 27323
•Municipality:            +30 27520 23332
•Hospital:                  +30 27520 27309


Thematic tours in Nafplio

There are some available tours to Epidavros and Mycenae. You can arrange the one of your choice through our online booking system.


Restaurants and nightlife in Nafplio

The serenity of this elegant and tranquil town of Nafplio can be attributed to its relatively placid nightlife. Although the few cafes and discos are open throughout the night, the city remains calm. Apart from the sidewalk cafes, where tourists can enjoy delicious local cuisine, there are numerous bars, clubs and discos remaining crowded with rambunctious youngsters enjoying the euphoria. There are bars in the area that play old rembetika, jazz, blues, rock or no music at all.

Special places of interest in Nafplio

The area near Nafplio offers visitors the beaches for fun and relaxation. Most are in bays. All are ideal for families with children.
Epidavros: pebble beaches and crystal clear refreshing waters near the archaeological sites.
Ermioni, Porto-Heli Petrothalassas: long sandy beaches, which are popular destinations for both locals and visitors. Ideal for water sports.
Salanti Beach: beach with clear waters and natural beauty. Provides taverns and cafes.
Costa Beach: beach with shallow waters and sandy beaches attracts colorful as the namesake village creates a landscape of rare beauty.
Tolo Beach: 12 km away from Nafplio, with fine golden sand and crystal clear shallow waters. One of the most fashionable beaches and offers restaurants and hotels.
Beach Karathona: perhaps the best beach of Argolida in natural cove behind the rock Palamidi. Located 3.5 km from Nafplion.