Vacation in Nafplion, Greece
The starting and central point of our vacation was Nafplion. Our trips to Argos and Mykene were only daytrips, we always came back. We usually want to daytrips with a car or a motorbike we rented, it was easy to get anywhere that way.
Nafplion is a little busy, but you can always find some nice, narrow streets that are completely 'touristless'. You can take walks to the port and take a boat tour near the coast, it's 4 Euros per person and the view is beautiful.
There is also a castle that you can visit, it's very well maintained. You can get there climbing a lot of stairs, so you will need good shoes and light clothes!
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1. Aug 3, 1994 Athens - first impression (Athens) ( 7)
2. Aug 4, 1994 Short visit in Corinth (Corinth) ( 10)
3. Aug 4, 1994 Break at Nafplion (Nafplion)
4. Aug 7, 1994 Daytrip to Argos (Argos)
5. Aug 8, 1994 Daytrip to the ancient Mykene (Mikinai)
6. Aug 9, 1994 Vacation in Nafplion (Nafplion)
7. Aug 10, 1994 Short visit in Tripolis (Tripolis)
8. Aug 12, 1994 Beach brake at Kaiafa (Kaiafa) ( 1)
9. Aug 16, 1994 Not amazed by Patras (Patras)
10. Aug 19, 1994 What to see in Santorini (Thira)
11. Aug 20, 1994 Short visit to Crete (Heraklion) ( 8)
12. Aug 23, 1994 The attractions of Matala (Matala)
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Break at NafplionNafplion is worth a stop
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Recent reviews for Nafplion
Nafplion is worth a stop - Apr 1, 2009, by Wazling
It's a normal greek city, mostly clean. It has got some nice beaches, surrounded by some camping places. If you go there on holiday seasons, you cant move, like canned fish. In the city center you can watch a medieval fort, but besides that... Read more »
Break at Nafplion - Dec 13, 2006, by Wazling
The City itself isn't really nice, a typical tourist town. It has got a fort from the 17th century that's nice to watch and take photos. If you want to relax at the beach you have got some nice beach sections here, with the amazing... Read more »
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