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Nafplio and the Argolis

Old Nafplio (or Nafplion) is one of the most beautiful towns in Greece. The former capital of the country may remind visitors of the Plaka in Athens, but it's on the sea. With two mountains crowned by medieval fortresses overlooking the town and the small island fortress called the Bourtzi that once protected the harbor, Nafplio is full of restaurants, shops, cafes, beautiful old buildings,hotels of all catagories and a beach that you can walk to in ten minutes. For people who want to visit an island but don't like boats, Nafplio is a good alternative and just a 2 hour drive from Athens. It is also convenient to the important ancient sites of Myceneae, Epidavros, Nemea, Argos and Corinth. Nafplio has a mild winter (they grow oranges here) and is one of the best places to visit in the off-season.

A Visit to Nafplio

King Othon Hotel, Nafplio
Hotels in Nafplio

Savouras Restaurant, Nafplio
and Cafes

Vespas in Nafplio
Getting to Nafplion

Around Nafplio

History of Nafplio

Old Photo Album

Fishermen in Nafplion, Greece
2015 Photos

Impressions of Nafplion Photo Art: Impressionistic photographs of Nafplion by Matt Barrett from the summer of 2015

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