Holidays in Nafplion

    Nafplion is among the most beautiful towns in mainland Greece. Only 2 hours drive from Athens, Nafplion town has an intense Medieval atmosphere. A walk around the narrow paved streets of the Old Town is like a trip to the past. On top of a hill above Nafplion, there is the strong fortress of Palamidi with amazing view to the sea. At the entrance of the port, there is a small islet with a fortress that used to protect the town from naval attacks. Nafplion Greece is a popular weekend destination all year round, while its lovely beach resorts make it a great place for summer holidays, too. Tolo is the most popular summer resort close to the town, with a long sandy beach and relaxing atmosphere.

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    Travel guide to Nafplion, Greece

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    Nafplion is among the most romantic towns in Greece. With intense Medieval style and only 2 hours drive from Athens, this is a popular weekend destination. Many lovely beaches are found in the region to enjoy summer holidays in Nafplion.

    General information

    Have a look on the travel guide that we have prepared for Nafplion holidays and get a better understanding of the region through our photos, 360 pictures, videos and maps. Also check out our lists with the most beautiful villages, beaches, museums and monuments in Nafplion town.

    Things to see and do

    Nafplion Bourtzi

    Nafplion is a beautiful town in eastern Peloponnese in mailand Greece, only 2 hours drive and close to important archaeological sites, such as Mycenae and Epidaurus. It was among the first towns to set free during the Greek War of Independence. This was also the first capital of Independent Greece. That is why many historical sights can be seen in the town, including Palamidi Fortress and Bourtzi Castle.

    Apart from interesting sights, many nice beaches are found in the region to enjoy long days at the beach during your holidays in Nafplion. These beaches have nice seaside studios and delicious restaurants. Tolo is the most popular tourist resort of Nafplion Greece, while other beautiful places are Nea Kios and Kandia.

    Organize your holidays

    Organize your Nafplion holidays through our travel services. Have a look on the hotels that we suggest, our tours that include Nafplion or arrange your transfer there.


    Hotels in Nafplion

    A good variety of accommodations can be found in Nafplion Greece. Luxury hotels and romantic suites in restored Venetian mansions are scattered all around the Old Town, while more modern hotels, charming guesthouses and budget apartments are found in the New Town. Luxurious hotels with upscale facilities are found in the peninsula of Akronafplia, only a short walk from the port. The nearby beach resort of Tolo also offers many seaside hotels and self-catering apartments, ideal for summer holidays in Greece.

    Highlights in Nafplion

    Venetian houses in Nafplion Old Town
    The Old Town of Nafplion is an amazing place for relaxing walks. It is actually a trip back in time, with Venetian mansions, narrow streets and flowered balconies.
    Venetian Fortress of Palamidi
    On top of a steep hill above Nafplion is the Venetian Fortress of Palamidi. This strong fortress offers amazing view to the old town and the Aegean Sea.
    Fortified islet of Bourtzi
    Frequent boats depart from the port of Nafplion and go to the small islet of Bourtzi at the entrance of the port. This islet has a strong castle on top.
    Organized beach of Tolo
    The seaside village of Tolo is the best organized place close to Nafplion. The beach is long, sandy and ideal for families with kids.

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