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Nafplio The First Capital of Greece. Nafplion A city laid out like a stage set, where some of the most dramatic moments in Greece's early modern history took place, Nafplion combines beauty with the history embedded in its grounds.
In Nafplion, you can ascend the 999 steps leading up to the Venetian fortress of Palamidi. There, apart from the majestic view, you can also visit the suffocating cell, where the Greek Revolution hero Kolokotronis was once imprisoned. Back inside the old town, you can wander through quaint alleyways under elegant, flower-studded balconies. These narrow streets invariably lead to the town's seafront, which is dominated by the Venetian prison-island of Bourtzi. Do not miss the opportunity to stand and pay tribute at the gate St. Spyridon Church, the exact spot where the first Governor of Greece loannis Kapodistrias was assassinated in 1831. And while the town's famous stonecarved Bavarian lion stares down at you from above, you can enjoy a visit to some of Greece's most important folk museums and churches with superb icons.
Worth a visit is also the nearby Acropolis of Ancient Assini and the well-known holiday resort of Tolo, situ- ated on a picturesque bay where you can enjoy beauti- ful beaches and mini cruises to the neighbouring islets
Don't miss this if you visit Nafplio
Palmidi Fort Fortress of Palamidi
Palamidi is the fortress that dominates the city.Between 1711 and 1714 the Venetians built the castle in 1715, one year after completion, the Turks defeated the castle.
The fortress of Palamidi is a architectural masterpiece.overlooking the city offers a splendid panorama of the gulf and coast.The hill of Palamidi, which takes its name from the Homeric hero Palamidis.
Add:Eikostis Pemptis Martiou, Nafplio
you can get there by car or climbing the 800 steps stairs starting in Nafplio.
Telephone: +30 27520-28036, 27520-29864
Tickets Full: €8, Reduced: €4
November-March: 4 euro April-October: 8 euro
Open Winter: 8.30-15.30
Summer: April-August: 08:00-20:00
1st September-15th September : 08:00-19:30
16th September-30th September : 08:00-19:00
1st October-15th October : 08:00-18:30
16th October-31th October : 08:00-18:00 Good Friday: 12.00-17.00
Holy Saturday: 08.30-16.00
Bourtzi The castle of the throne
Add:Eikostis Pemptis Martiou, Nafplio
How to get there
you may embark in one of the little boats that drop anchor at the dock and reach Bourtzi in 12 min
The price: 4,50 euro
The old town
Nafplio's oldest castle, Acronafplía, rises at the top of the old town
Archaeological Museum of Nafplio
Add:Πλατεία Συντάγματος, Nafplio 231 00
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Add:Mykines 212 00
UNESCO World Heritage Site.
one of the most popular archaeological sites in Greece. Located 30km East of Nafplio.
Epidaurus is mostly famous for its Ancient Theatre.With its capacity of 14,000 people, this theatre is perfectly preserved, and its acoustic is exceptional.
Add:21052 ASKLEPIEION OF EPIDAURUS , ARGOLIS
Tel.: +30 27530 22009 , Fax: +30 27530 23234
Opening hours:Nov - Mar Mon-Sun, 0800-1700
The entrance ticket costs 12€ and includes Epidaurus Museum.
Mystras Mystras is a unique example of a complete Byzantine castle town. It is the former seat of the Despotate of Moreas, which ruled in the Peloponnese of Byzantine times. With its Church of Aghia Sofia, the Chapel of the Despots' Palaces - one of the few surviving examples of Byzantine civic buildings - the Monasteries of Pantanassa and Vrontohiou with the remains of its important library, the Metropolitan church and at its top the Frankish Castle with a panoramic view of Mount Taigetos and the plain below, Mystras fills the visitor with awe.
History Corinth Corinth is a 3,000-year-old town. Its ancient sites -including the fortress of Acrocorinth, the Temple of Apollo, the Asclepion, the Museum, the legendary Glafki fountain and the town's amphitheatre and odeon- as well as the ancient and modern town of Corinth, offer the visitor an authentic pathway into a glorious past. Corinth is the hometown of merchants, one of the most important former centers of ancient times, the birthplace of the Corinthian style in Greek Art and, ultimately, a must-see destination for all lovers of ancient, bistare.
Heraion of Perachora
The Heraion of Perachora is a sanctuary of the goddess Hera situated in a small cove of the Corinthian gulf at the end of the Perachora peninsula. In addition to a temple of Hera of unusual construction and antiquity, the remains of a number of other structures have also been found, including an L-shaped stoa, a large cistern, dining rooms. Corinth is just 25 km away. At a short distance from Loutraki (19 km) Historians believe that it was established by the people of nearby Megara.
The very first excavations of the site were conducted from 1930 to 1933. The archaeological site is very well maintained and there is a path to the cove. The sanctuary of goddess Hera, located at the depth of the harbour.
near the rocks stands a very impressive lighthouse above the archeological site. The Melagkavi lighthouse, built in 1897
Add:Loutraki-Agioi Theodoroi Municipality.
Archaeological site Bassae
World Heritage Site since 1986 was an important temple site in the Archaic period.
located on the slopes of Mt. Kotilion.
Pricing Ticket Prices: Full: €6 Reduced: €3
Hours Low Season: Daily 8:30 – 15:30
Monemvasia is a uniquely preserved medieval town that is carved into the majestic grey rock like a sculpture.Monemvasia is often called "the Gibraltar of Greece."
Located on the southeastern side of Peloponnese.
A walk around the Castle Town is a travel to the past, while the sea view from the castle top is breathtaking.
The town, on the the Peloponnese peninsula, is a massive walled fortress
Today, fewer than a hundred people live year-round on the Rock of Monemvasia; most of residents prefer the port.
What to do in Monemvasia
The medieval castlethe Agora, on the main cobblestone street in the Lower Town. This was the Byzantines’ Central Avenue
The Upper Town
The Upper Town was home to the Venetian aristocracy
Simos Beach emerald waters and golden sand. At the southeast side of Elafonisos there is the most known beach of Elafonisos Simos. 4.5 km from the Elafonisos village Between two small peninsulas, Fragko and Sarakiniko. The beach scenery is complemented by the large sand dunes and the unique Kedros forest.
Ancient Messene is a major historical and archaeological site Messene ancient city, southwestern Peloponnese. It was probably founded in 369 BCE. The walls constructed at this time then protected the settlement for nearly 500 years. Excavation of Ancient Messene started in 1828, and since then there have been some carefully undertaken reconstructions.
The ruins of the city today are a very impressive archaeological site, which is spread out across a small peaceful and full of olive-trees valley of the region of Messinia. It is backed by high mountains, dominated by the summit of Mount Ithomi. the beauty of the scenery is amazing and the view breathtaking.
Tel.: (+30) 27240.512.01
Opening Hours: Summer: 08:00-20:00
October 30–to March 31: 09:00-17:00
Admission: Museum and Ancient Site: Full: €12, Reduced: €6
The Lousios is said, by Pausanias, to be where Zeus was bathed as an infant (hence the name, which means ‘Wash’).
located in the area between Stemnitsa.
Stemnitsa and Dimitsana are beautiful Arcadian mountain settlements above the gorge
The gorge and its monasteries can be seen while hiking, after reaching it by car from Dimitsana.
The Lousios gorge is also known as the “Mount Athos of the Peloponnese” on account of the many monasteries that dot its walls.
Two monasteries remain open to visitors.
Church of St. Andrew’s Philosophou Monastery (the Monastery of the Philosopher), and the Lykochori village are also among the finest parts of hiking through Lousios Gorge.
the gorge has a lot more to offer
Diros Cave (Vlychada)
Add:Pyrgos Dirou 230 62