Nafplio was the first capital of Greece and is one of the most beautiful and romantic cities of Greece. The town attracts numerous tourists from all over the world all year and is chosen be locals for a weekend gateaway.
The town of Nafplio is full of historic monuments, castles and surrounded by many archaeological sites. Take a tour around town and see the many places of interest, sculptures and churches and revel in its beauty.
Nafplio had many different occupators such as the Venetians, the Franks and the Turks which makes it not only historically interesting but architecturally fascinating as well, with a variety of styles all melding together.
The castle of Acronafplia sits opposite the Palamidi castle and is the oldest fort in Nafplio, dating back to ancient times. Changes and improvements were made during the towns various occupations.
The castle of Palamidi in Nafplio is one of the most popular sites in the area and a trademark for the town. It had many uses through the passing of ages and is an incredible feat of engineering. Go up the 999 steps and see the amazing view from the top.
Bourtzi is a fort located in the Nafplio harbour and is probably one of the most photographed castles in Greece. Built on a reef it was used as a safety measure against sea invaders and connected to the mainland with a chain.