SitesExplore the picturesque city of Nafplio, walk around the streets where there are many restaurants and local shops which is only a 15-minute drive.
Palamidi Fortress: This impressive fortress is located on a hill overlooking Nafplio and offers panoramic views of the city and the surrounding area. Visitors can climb up the fortress's many steps to explore its historic walls and towers.
Ancient Theater of Epidaurus: This well-preserved ancient theater is located about 30 minutes by car from Nafplio and is renowned for its exceptional acoustics. Visitors can attend performances during the summer months or explore the site's impressive ruins and exhibits.
Mycenae Archaeological Site: This important archaeological site is located about 30 minutes by car from Nafplio and was once the center of the Mycenaean civilization. Visitors can explore the ruins of the ancient city, including the famous Lion Gate and the Treasury of Atreus.
Nafplio Old Town: The charming Old Town of Nafplio is a must-see for visitors to the area. The narrow streets are lined with historic buildings, quaint shops, and delightful restaurants and cafes.
Bourtzi Castle: This small castle is located on a tiny island in the middle of Nafplio's harbor and is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. Visitors can take a boat tour to the island to explore the castle's walls and towers.
Ancient Corinth: This important ancient city is located about 45 minutes by car from Nafplio and was once a major center of trade and culture in the ancient world. Visitors can explore the ruins of the city, including the Temple of Apollo and the Roman Odeon.
Nafplio Museums: There are a plethora of museums in the city of Nafplio such as the Archaeological Museum, the National Gallery, the Komboloi Museum and the Peloponnesian Folklore Museum and the War Museum.
Archaeological Site of Olympia: A 3 hour drive (suggested daily trip) from Nafplio, this historic site is the birthplace of the Olympic Games. It offers a visit to the sites and the different establishments where the games took place as well as includes a museum which hosts exhibits and information of the area, the era, how the games initiated and how these established the foundations of the modern western culture.