One of the most picturesque towns in Greece
If you are looking for a detailed historical archaeological tour in one of the most romantic towns in Nafplio, we cooperate with many licensed guides who they speak any language you wish.
The classical tour will last about 90min and includes a walking tour down town of the city with the main sightseeing of the town.
Sightseeing-Guided tour to: The statue of Kolokotronis and Kapodistrias, the Gate of Land , the first high school of Greece and the statue of Otto, the church of Saint Spyridon, Constitution Square, the first Parliament of modern Greece, the Trianon ,the Venetian arsenal. You will admire the view of the Argolic gulf and Bourtzi. You walk up to the neighbourhood of Psaromachala learning important information about the architecture, a romantic view of the town, you will touch the walls of Acronafplia.
Meeting point: During your booking we will inform you about that details.
The classical one: From 85.00 €
Extra guided tour that you can combine it at the same day is at the archaeological museum and at the castle of Palamidi.
Extra activities: Complete your experience in town with the food tour or with the cycling-food tour so to see the countryside of Nafplio, the non touristy places and the off beaten paths.
Treasure hunt in the city of Nafplio or theatrical games are also available on request based on the history/mythology of Nafplio
This place has seen days of glory as well a decline. The most important part of its history begins in the Byzantine times until .From the hands of the Byzantine Empire is passed to the Franks (1212-1389).Then come the first Venetian period (1389-1540), the first Ottoman Period (1540-1686), the second Venetian period (1686-1715) and the second Ottoman period (1715-1822).
During the night of the 29th of 1822 the Greek rebels, led by Staikos Staikopoulos, conquered the battlements of Palamidi and sang a heartfelt mass in the small church of St. Andrew, inside the castle.
The 3rd National Assembly decreed that Nafplio become the seat of the Government.
On January 8th 1828, Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first Governor of the Liberated Greek State arrived in Nafplio. In January 1833, the first king of Greece, King Otto, son of Lois of Bavaria disembarked in Nafplio, chosen by the Great European Powers. In 1834 the capital was transferred to Athens.
Nafplio is generally acknowledged as one of the most picturesque towns in Greece.
Guided tour in Nafplio is a must do if you are history lover.