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The city of Nafplion or Nauplia and Tolo (district of Agolis-Peloponnese), Nafplion (Nauplia) was the capital of Greece in 1831/1833. 1822-1828 war Nafplion (Nauplia) was the basis of the Greek freedom fighters. Nafplion (Nauplia) is one of the most beautiful cities in Greece today. The German King Otto was relocated to Athens. Due to its multicultural past, Nafplion (Nauplia) has a beautiful historical city center with house facades from the Venetian, Franconian, Turkish and Hellenic times. Most of the house facades have been extensively renovated. The historic city center is now closed to traffic. Here you can stroll through the alleys and enjoy the coffee house atmosphere under balconies full of flowers. From the harbor promenade, the offshore island "Bourtzi" with its fortress "Palamidi" is a romantic setting at sunset.

Since nothing was destroyed in the city during the occupations of the Venetians, Franks and Turks, you can follow the development of the new Greek state through the house facades. The military museum, which is housed in the building where the first cadet school in Greece was founded, is evidence of the more recent Greek past.

Traditional folk costumes from the various Greek regions are exhibited in the Folklore Museum. In the Archaeological Museum of Nafplion (Nauplia) you can admire finds from Mycenae, Triyns and Asine. The seaside village Tolon is for the habitants of Nafplion the most popular paradise for bathing, this small seaside village is only kilometer (4 Km) north of Nafplion (Nauplia). The former fishing village of Tolo with his sandy beach has developed into a modern international paradise for bathing. From here ferries go to the small island "Romvi". You should also visit the ancient city of Asini (early Helladic period 3000 BC), which Homer already admired. They are located on the edge of the Tolon Bay on a densely vegetated ridge.

Excursion-Suggestions:
1. Delphi According to a myth, Zeus raised an eagle from both ends of the world. At the point where the two eagles met was the center of the earth - henceforth called Delphi.
The ancient Delphi is located in central Greece at the foot of the Parnassus Mountains, about 15 km from the coastline. Not far from the ancient site is the Hosios Lukas monastery and the towns of Arachova and Galayidi. In the 8th the center of worship of the mighty Apollo developed in Delphi, but before that there was an influential oracle dedicated to the earth god Gaia. In honor of the deity Apollo, who is said to have killed the winged serpent Python here, magnificent temple complexes were built in Delphi
2. Athens, The Acropolis
Beat the heat and the crowds by visiting the Acropolis in the afternoon. Entering on the south slope of the Acropolis, you’ll visit the Dionysus Sanctuary and Dionysus Theater before you walk up the slope leading to the Acropolis monuments. Panoramic views of the city will be perfect for Instagram-ready photos.
Top Museum of the World: Acropolis Museum Designed by renowned Swiss architect Bernard Tschumi and notable Greek architect Michalis Photiadis, the Acropolis Museum captivates guests on approach. Its seamless modern lines elegantly incorporate artifacts exclusively from the Acropolis, and excavations are also visible under glass floors and walkways. The marbled surviving treasures are impressively displayed with the use of natural light, situated on a modernist open layout. Panoramic views top the experience.
3. the Ancient Theatre Epidaurus
this world heritage listed city is reputed to be the birthplace of Apollo's son Asklepios, the healer, and was the most celebrated healing center of the classical world. Epidaurus is probably most famous for its theatre, one of the best preserved classical Greek buildings and still used today due to its amazing acoustics. Booking-Advice from the travel-professionals Kreta.com

Our booking system works like a shopping cart system. Later, you will see all the selected services in the cart system, so you have also the possibility to book the package easily like a round trip including all services for your summer happiness on Crete.
Get more out of your vacation take a peek at our roundtrip Peloponnese.

Nauplia: Expert-Advice & Booking by kreta.com the travel experts for Greece

The city of Nafplion or Nauplia and Tolo (district of Agolis-Peloponnese), Nafplion (Nauplia) was the capital of Greece in 1831/1833. 1822-1828 war Nafplion (Nauplia) was the basis of the Greek freedom fighters. Nafplion (Nauplia) is one of the most beautiful cities in Greece today. The German King Otto was relocated to Athens. Due to its multicultural past, Nafplion (Nauplia) has a beautiful historical city center with house facades from the Venetian, Franconian, Turkish and Hellenic times. Most of the house facades have been extensively renovated. The historic city center is now closed to traffic. Here you can stroll through the alleys and enjoy the coffee house atmosphere under balconies full of flowers. From the harbor promenade, the offshore island "Bourtzi" with its fortress "Palamidi" is a romantic setting at sunset.

Since nothing was destroyed in the city during the occupations of the Venetians, Franks and Turks, you can follow the development of the new Greek state through the house facades. The military museum, which is housed in the building where the first cadet school in Greece was founded, is evidence of the more recent Greek past.

Traditional folk costumes from the various Greek regions are exhibited in the Folklore Museum. In the Archaeological Museum of Nafplion (Nauplia) you can admire finds from Mycenae, Triyns and Asine. The seaside village Tolon is for the habitants of Nafplion the most popular paradise for bathing, this small seaside village is only kilometer (4 Km) north of Nafplion (Nauplia). The former fishing village of Tolo with his sandy beach has developed into a modern international paradise for bathing. From here ferries go to the small island "Romvi". You should also visit the ancient city of Asini (early Helladic period 3000 BC), which Homer already admired. They are located on the edge of the Tolon Bay on a densely vegetated ridge.

Excursion-Suggestions:
1. Delphi According to a myth, Zeus raised an eagle from both ends of the world. At the point where the two eagles met was the center of the earth - henceforth called Delphi.
The ancient Delphi is located in central Greece at the foot of the Parnassus Mountains, about 15 km from the coastline. Not far from the ancient site is the Hosios Lukas monastery and the towns of Arachova and Galayidi. In the 8th the center of worship of the mighty Apollo developed in Delphi, but before that there was an influential oracle dedicated to the earth god Gaia. In honor of the deity Apollo, who is said to have killed the winged serpent Python here, magnificent temple complexes were built in Delphi
2. Athens, The Acropolis
Beat the heat and the crowds by visiting the Acropolis in the afternoon. Entering on the south slope of the Acropolis, you’ll visit the Dionysus Sanctuary and Dionysus Theater before you walk up the slope leading to the Acropolis monuments. Panoramic views of the city will be perfect for Instagram-ready photos.
Top Museum of the World: Acropolis Museum Designed by renowned Swiss architect Bernard Tschumi and notable Greek architect Michalis Photiadis, the Acropolis Museum captivates guests on approach. Its seamless modern lines elegantly incorporate artifacts exclusively from the Acropolis, and excavations are also visible under glass floors and walkways. The marbled surviving treasures are impressively displayed with the use of natural light, situated on a modernist open layout. Panoramic views top the experience.
3. the Ancient Theatre Epidaurus
this world heritage listed city is reputed to be the birthplace of Apollo's son Asklepios, the healer, and was the most celebrated healing center of the classical world. Epidaurus is probably most famous for its theatre, one of the best preserved classical Greek buildings and still used today due to its amazing acoustics. Booking-Advice from the travel-professionals Kreta.com

Our booking system works like a shopping cart system. Later, you will see all the selected services in the cart system, so you have also the possibility to book the package easily like a round trip including all services for your summer happiness on Crete.
Get more out of your vacation take a peek at our roundtrip Peloponnese.
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