NAFPLIO has even more to offer
The Old Town is perhaps difficult to leave, but now we’ll tell you about several other
interesting and lovely places in Nafplio, outside the Old Town, and the surrounding area.
PRONIA is a lovely suburb, but with a totally different atmosphere than the elegant Old Town of Nafplio. No tourists, just Greeks happily living... Click here to read more!
THE NEW TOWN: If it’s time for shopping, take a trip to the New Town of Nafplio! It's fun to shop in the Old Town, but the selection, at least when... Click here to read more!
GREEK LIFE AND A GERMAN LION
SHOPPING AND NEW BYZANTIUM
FRESH ON THE MARKET
Every Saturday and Wednesday, from early morning until lunchtime, there is a huge market on 25. Martiou Street...
FOUGARO is a newly opened centre for arts, crafts and culture. It’s located about 2 km from the old town, in a restored old cannery.
Here’s a cafe with...
ARTS, CRAFTS AND A COOL CAFÉ
KARATHONA: For most people, Karathona is a place to enjoy the sun and the sea, but if you need a little break, it may be nice to know that there are four small, sweet churches nearby...
FOUR TINY CHURCHES
TIRYNS/TIRINTHA: There are several Mycenaean cities in Argolis, such as Mykines and Midea, but if you’re only going to see one, it might as well be Tiryns... Click here to read more!
THE CYCLOPES' IMPRESSIVE LABOUR
THREE CUTE VILLAGES IN THE EAST
DREPANO; VIVARI; KANDIA: Drepano and Vivari are two pleasant villages a short bus ride south-east of Nafplio, best known...
NEA KIOS; MILI; KIVERI: Erasinos River runs through Nea Kios, a small fishing village with a gravel beach, fine fish taverns and a... Click here to read more!
THREE CUTE VILLAGES IN THE WEST
THE PALACE AND
THE HOUSE OF THE FIRST FARMERS
LERNA (or Lerni), near the village of Mili, southwest of Nafplio, is a unique little place, even in Argolis. Because chances are you have not seen... Click here to read more!
TOLO is a fishing village that has grown and grown and grown because of tourism, and if beaches, nearby hotels and good taverns is all you need, look no further...
THE LOONG BEACH, THE BEACH HOTELS
AGIA MONI: Wonderfully situated on a hillside about three km from Nafplio, near the village of Aria, rests the nunnery Agia Moni.... Click here to read more!
A NUNNERY - AND TEMPTING PATHS
ASINI and LEFKAKIA: In Asini you’ll find the remains of a city fortified in the 2. and 3. century B.C., and an old Mycenaean cemetery. Swedish archaeologists... Click here to read more!
A FICTIONAL KING, A MELTING CHURCH
GENESION: Have you heard of geomythology? Me neither, until I came across the story of Poseidon's birthplace. This is a story not necessarily... Click here to read more!
AGIOS ADRIANOS: There is so much to see in Argolis, that "nobody" visits places like this. But that doesn't mean it's not worth visiting for an independent tourist looking for...
OLDCASTLE AND THE TOWER HOUSE