Your Unforgettable Odyssey in Nafplio: The Venetian Jewel of Greece
Please note that the starting point for this tour is Athens. It takes about 2 hours to reach Nafplio and 2 hours to come back. We will pick you up from the port, airport or your hotel and start our tour.
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We will return you to the pick up point or prearranged destination.
Important information about your private tour
**Please note that all our licensed tour drivers are fully knowledgeable of the history of each monument in your tour's itinerary. However, by law licensed tour drivers are forbidden to enter any archaeological site and conduct tours. Only licensed tour guides are allowed to conduct guided tours on the archaeological site itself. Upon your request, a licensed tour guide can be booked for you at the archaeological site of your choice at an extra cost.
If you're planning a trip to Greece, let me clue you in on one of the country's best-kept secrets: the city of Nafplio. Hugging the coast of the Argolic Gulf and only a 170km hop from Athens, Nafplio isn't just another destination—it's the place where modern Greece first took its baby steps as a capital. So, why not swing by? Trust me, it’s an excursion you'll relish!
The Road to Nafplio
Coming in from Athens airport? Just a 2-hour ride separates you from this Venetian wonderland. Cruising into Nafplio’s port? We've got you covered. Our personalized tour kicks off the moment you set foot on Nafplian soil, offering you the rich experience this city deserves.
A Tale of Two Castles
Ready to start a love affair with castles? Nafplio flaunts not one but two architectural masterpieces. First, behold Bourtzi, a sea castle that seems to float on the Argolic Gulf. Then, scale the heights to Palamidi, perched atop a commanding hill, serving up vistas you won't easily forget.
Strolling Through the Venetian Old Town
The old town is nothing short of a Venetian daydream. With its labyrinth of cobblestone streets, it's a place where history whispers through the narrow lanes. From boutique shops to quaint tavernas and artistically designed homes, you get to feel like a local—even if it’s just for a day.
A Culinary Paradise: From Fresh Fish to Fine Dining
Got an appetite for seafood? Nafplio is your oyster! Head to Savouras, one of the city’s culinary landmarks, and treat yourself to the freshest fish you've ever tasted. This isn’t just food; it's a rhapsody on a plate.
A Room with a View: Where to Stay
Let’s talk accommodations. Fancy waking up to an awe-inspiring view of Nafplio's port? Marianna Pension, snuggled high up in the old town, offers exactly that. From the window of your charming room, you'll grasp the full beauty of this Greek jewel.
In Summary: The Nafplio Experience
Nafplio isn’t just another Greek city—it's an experience, an adventure, and an escape rolled into one. With its majestic castles, its Venetian charm, and its culinary delights, Nafplio is more than just a day trip; it’s a memory-in-the-making. See you there!