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Náfplio

Nafplio is a seaport on the Gulf of Argolis in Greece. Nafplio, Greek: Ναύπλιο, also Nauplion, applies with its winding old streets as the most beautiful city of the Peloponnese. The city has 14203 inhabitants and was from 1829 to 1834 the provisional capital of Greece. In the summer months, travelers flock to the city and enjoy the myriad of pubs, cafes and restaurants. In the 7th century BC Nafplio was conquered by the neighboring Argos, otherwise it played no major role in ancient times and was abandoned again in the 2nd century AD. In Byzantine times Nafplio was newly founded and became known for his well-considered position importance. Next to the port today is the main source of tourism. There are long sandy beaches and a variety of attractions.

Get in

By airplane:
Airports in the neighbourhood are Διεθνής Αερολιμένας Αθηνών - Ελευθέριος Βενιζέλος (110 km), Αεροδρόμιο Διονύσιος Σολωμός (Zakynthos International Airport, 'Dionysios Solomos') (170 km) and Araxos (140 km).

Nafplion is served by bus:
There are frequent services to Athens, Patras and other cities.

By car:
Nafplion - Athens: 130 km in 1:45 h
Nafplion - Delphi: 250 km in 3:30 h
Nafplion - Patras: 180 km in 2:30 h
Nafplion - Mykonos: 300 km in 12:30 h, includes ferry!
Nafplion - Santorini: 420 km in 10:45 h, includes ferry!

Get around

General:
It is entirely feasible to walk through the city centre of Nafplion, because tourist destinations are not far away from the city centre. There are some local bus lines, but a private car is recommended.

Excursions

Recommended is
  • Sunbathing in Tolo (Map)
  • a trip to Mycenae.
  • a trip to Tolo (Peloponnesos).
  • a trip to Porto Heli.
  • Recommended is a trip to the castle Larissa (Argolis) (Map) (11 km) near Argos. Larissa is the ancient and medieval acropolis of Argos, located in a high rocky hill, within the town's boundaries.

    Car rental:
  • Bounos, Μπουμπουλίνας 17, Tolo 210 52
  • EURO, Μπουμπουλίνας 19, Tolo 210 56
  • Eat and Drink

    Eat:
    Mid-budget and High-budget:
  • Taverna Romvi, Sekeri 65, Tolo 210 56,
  • Grill House, Sekeri 65, Tolo 210 56,
  • Maria's tavern, Sekeri 65, Tolo 210 56,
  • Taverna Arcadia, Μπουμπουλίνας 19, Tolo 210 56, greek,
  • Accomodation


    Hostel
  • O Xenonas Ton Mylon (Map), Old National Road Argous Tripoleos , double room about 45 EUR, highly recommended, train station Μύλοι about 620 meters
  • Aetom (Map), 2 Agiou Spyridonos Square, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 460 meters, bus stop in 145 meters
  • Re (Map), Mpoupmoulinas 21, double room about 100 EUR, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 285 meters, bus stop in 350 meters
  • Deve (Map), 50 Argous Street, double room about 91 EUR, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 535 meters, bus stop in 865 meters
  • Byro (Map), 2 Platonos Street 21100, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 535 meters, bus stop in 275 meters

  • Guesthouse
  • Myral Guesthouse (Map), Perikleous & Papadaki Street 21100, Náfplion, double room about 65 EUR, highly recommended, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 750 meters, bus stop in 1120 meters
  • Aerinon Guesthouse (Map), Evaggelistrias Street , 21100 Nafplio, city
  • Kastello Guesthouse (Map), Sygrou & Vas.Konstantinou 38, 21100 Nafplio, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 335 meters, bus stop in 40 meters

  • Budget
  • Iliothea (Map), Aria , 21100 Náfplion, double room about 50 EUR, highly recommended, city
  • Hotel Vasilis (Map), Souliou 14 21100, Náfplion, double room about 55 EUR, city, bus stop in 920 meters
  • Nafplia Hotel (Map), Navarinou 11 21100, Náfplion, double room about 65 EUR, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 250 meters, bus stop in 365 meters
  • Hera Hotel (Map), Vas. Georgiou B5, 21100 Náfplion, double room about 35 EUR, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 435 meters, bus stop in 500 meters
  • Dioscouri Hotel (Map), Vyronos 6, 21100 Nafplio, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 675 meters, bus stop in 500 meters
  • Polyxenia (Map), 4, Antonopoulon Street, 21100 Nafplio, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 365 meters, bus stop in 40 meters
  • Bonne Nuit Pension (Map), Psaron 5, 21100 Náfplion, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 765 meters, bus stop in 560 meters
  • Pension Isabo (Map), Plapouta 2 & Aggelou Terzaki 21100, Náfplion, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 440 meters, bus stop in 145 meters
  • Filoxenion Apartments (Map), Georgiou Minaiou 17, 21100 Náfplion, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 315 meters, bus stop in 370 meters

  • Mid-range
  • Andrews Studios (Map), Aria-Nafplio, 21100 Náfplion, double room about 55 EUR, highly recommended, city
  • Grand Sarai Nafplio (Map), Fotamara & Potamianou 3, 21100 Náfplion , double room about 65 EUR, highly recommended, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 445 meters, bus stop in 75 meters
  • Marianna (Map), Potamianou 9, 21100 Nafplio, double room about 75 EUR, highly recommended, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 520 meters, bus stop in 200 meters
  • Alexandros Boutique Hotel (Map), Nea Kios, 21053 Nafplio, double room about 65 EUR, highly recommended
  • Pension Dafni (Map), 10, Fotomara, 21100 Nafplio, double room about 35 EUR, highly recommended, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 485 meters, bus stop in 115 meters
  • Harmony Luxury Rooms (Map), Paraliaki odos Nafpliou-Neas Kiou, 21100 Nafplio, double room about 50 EUR, highly recommended, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 955 meters
  • Agroktima Elia (Map), Main Street 21100, Náfplion, highly recommended, city
  • Kyveli Suites (Map), Vas. Alexandrou 18-20, 21100 Nafplio, double room about 70 EUR, highly recommended, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 375 meters, bus stop in 255 meters
  • Aenaon Apartments (Map), Agias Monis & Agias Paraskevis Str., 21100 Nafplio , double room about 55 EUR, highly recommended, city
  • Filyra Pension (Map), Agellou Terzaki 29, 21100 Náfplion, double room about 40 EUR, popular, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 445 meters, bus stop in 150 meters
  • Pension Eleni (Map), 5, Zygomala street, 21100 Náfplion, double room about 43 EUR, popular, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 710 meters, bus stop in 500 meters
  • Victoria Hotel (Map), Spiliadou 3 Nafplio, 21100 Nafplio, popular, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 670 meters, bus stop in 490 meters
  • Omorfi Poli (Map), Sofroni 5 21100, Náfplion, popular, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 340 meters, bus stop in 200 meters
  • Ktima Anastasia (Map), Main Street 21100, Náfplion, double room about 80 EUR, popular, city
  • Kapodistrias Hotel (Map), Kokkinou 20, 21100 Nafplio, popular, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 500 meters, bus stop in 240 meters

  • High price
  • Hotel Perivoli (Map), Pyrgiotika 21100, Náfplion, double room about 105 EUR, highly recommended
  • Klymeni (Map), Leoforos Karamanli 21100, Náfplion, double room about 130 EUR, highly recommended, city
  • Anapliotiki Oikia Bobou (Map), 20 Palamidiou Str., Pronoia, 211 00 Nafplio, double room about 165 EUR, highly recommended, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 885 meters, bus stop in 830 meters
  • Amymone and Adiandi (Map), Othonos Str,39 21100, Náfplion, double room about 100 EUR, highly recommended, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 410 meters, bus stop in 315 meters
  • Amphitryon Hotel (Map), Akronafplia 21100, Náfplion, double room about 161 EUR, highly recommended, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 805 meters, bus stop in 615 meters
  • Nafsimedon Hotel (Map), 9 Sidiras Merarhias Str. 21100, Náfplion, double room about 110 EUR, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 270 meters, bus stop in 105 meters
  • Amalia Nauplia (Map), Argous Street 21100, Náfplion, double room about 160 EUR, city
  • Amalia Hotel Nauplia (Map), New Tyrins - Nauplia, city
  • Agamemnon Hotel-Nafplio (Map), 3 Akti Miaouli Street, double room about 116 EUR, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 645 meters, bus stop in 505 meters
  • Amfitriti Palazzo (Map), Fotomara, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 495 meters, bus stop in 135 meters
  • Amfitriti Luxury Hotels (Map), Kapodistriou 24, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 470 meters, bus stop in 140 meters
  • Aion Luxury Hotel (Map), Othonos 21-23 21100, Náfplion, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 430 meters, bus stop in 275 meters
  • Nafplia Palace Hotel & Villas (Map), Akronafplia 21100, Náfplion, city, train station Ναύπλιο about 805 meters, bus stop in 545 meters

  • Camping
  • Sunset about 7 km outside, bus stop in 460 meters. Next beach about 690 meters.
  • Lido about 7 km from from the city, bus stop in 445 meters. Next beach about 540 meters.
  • Kastraki about 8 km from from the city. Next beach about 310 meters.
  • Attractions

    General

    Vouleftikon , first parliament of Greek Nation, right south of Syntagma sq, earlier used as an ottoman Jami. (Map).
    Small Jami , on east of Syntagma sq, now used as a theater. (Map).
    St George , 17th century, metropolis of town, on Plapouta str. (Map).
    Nauplion Promenade. (about 5 km from the city).
    St Spyridon church , 1702 where first governor of Greece was killed, with traces of killing bullet. (Map).
    The castle of Bourtzi (Greek: Μπούρτζι) is located in the middle of the harbour of Nafplio. The Venetians completed its fortification in 1473 to protect the city from pirates and invaders from the sea (Map).
    The Fortress of Palamidi is a military fortress to the east of Akronafplia in the town of Náfplio in the Peloponnese region of southern Greece. Nestled on the crest of a 216-metre high hill, the fortress was built by the Venetians during their second occupation of the area (1686-1715) ( (Map).
    St Nicolaus , 18th century. (Map).
    Tiryns. (Map).

    Museum

    Archaeological Museum of Nauplion. (Map).
    Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation Museum. (Map).

    Beaches

    Tolo Beach: By car: 19 km in 0:25 h

    Factsheet

    Country: Greece
    Region:
    Coordinates: X: 22.8053 / Y: 37.5683
    Altitude: 0 Mres
    Timezone: Europe/Athens
    Population: 14.582 Inhabitants

    Type: Kultur
    Popularity as travel destination (0-20): 12
    Tourism in Nafplion: very high
    Popular with backpackers: very popular
    Best travel months: Jul Aug Jun
    Price level for travel (Frankfurt Main=100): 93

    Climate

    Jan
    4.94 °C
    91.99 mm
    Feb
    5.59 °C
    79 mm
    Mar
    7.64 °C
    64.01 mm
    Apr
    11.12 °C
    48.01 mm
    Mai
    15.65 °C
    30 mm
    Jun
    19.91 °C
    19.99 mm
    Jul
    22.46 °C
    13.98 mm
    Aug
    22.34 °C
    12.98 mm
    Sep
    19.1 °C
    18.01 mm
    Okt
    14.09 °C
    68.99 mm
    Nov
    10.18 °C
    94 mm
    Dec
    6.75 °C
    121 mm

    Best travel months: Jul Aug Jun --> climate diagram
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