Nafplion  

Nafplion - Argolida (Greece)

Nafplion. Nafplion is located in Argolida, Greece. It is a pleasant port town in the shade of a large rock on which is situated the Palamidi castle. It is 857 steps  (20 minutes climb) up to the Palamidi castle, but the fortress can also be reached along an easy road that leads through the new suburb of Pronia.

Close to the harbour is the fortress island Bourzi with a Venetian fortress.  The city of Nafplion is a major tourist centre, because of its cosy atmosphere and the presence of the ancient sites of Mycenae, Tiryns, Argos and Epidaurus. Nafplion is an elegant city with its marble roads and beautiful architecture.

On the Akronafplia were found the oldest traces of habitation in this region. (3000 v. Chr.) Byzantines, Franks, Venetians and Turks have switched off each other as ruler in the course of time, but the Greeks have always wanted independence. Nafplion was the first capital of liberated Greece from 1829 to 1834. In 1831 was the first president of Greece, Kapodistria assassinated in Nafplion, by two fanatical inhabitants of the Mani.

Text: Yorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Revised by Maxine van Hoften Gee

Photo Gallery Nafplion - Photos of Nafplion

JustGreece.com Nafplion - Argolida (Argolis) - Peloponnese - Photo 56 - Foto van JustGreece.com JustGreece.com Palamidi - Nafplion - Argolida (Argolis) - Peloponnese - Photo 6 - Foto van JustGreece.com JustGreece.com Bourtzi Nafplion - Argolida (Argolis) - Peloponnese - Photo 2 - Foto van JustGreece.com JustGreece.com Nafplion - Argolida (Argolis) - Peloponnese - Photo 73 - Foto van JustGreece.com JustGreece.com Koboloi shop - Nafplion - Argolida (Argolis) Photo 3 - Foto van JustGreece.com JustGreece.com Nafplion - Argolida (Argolis) - Peloponnese - Photo 70 - Foto van JustGreece.com JustGreece.com Nafplion - Argolida (Argolis) - Peloponnese - Photo 43 - Foto van JustGreece.com JustGreece.com Nafplion - Argolida (Argolis) - Peloponnese - Photo 39 - Foto van JustGreece.com JustGreece.com Palamidi kasteel - Nafplion - Argolida (Argolis) - Peloponnese - Photo 40 - Foto van JustGreece.com JustGreece.com Nafplion - Argolida (Argolis) - Peloponnese - Photo 51 - Foto van JustGreece.com

more photos of Nafplion»


Video about Nafplion

Nafplion - ©JustGreece.com

Average temperature Nafplion
January
10.2°C
February
105.0°C
March
12.2°C
April
15.2°C
May
19.8°C
June
24.1°C
July
26.6°C
August
26.8°C
September
23.4°C
October
19.0°C
November
14.7°C
December
11.6°C

Nafplion in other languages


Argolida: Where on the map is Nafplion located?

The map of Argolida

Holidays in Greece


Aegean Airlines



Booking.com

© JustGreece.com 2004-2018