N afplion was the first capital of Greece after the liberation of the country from the Turkish and as such has a plethora of historical monuments, fascinating narrow roads with Venetian style overhanging balconies and impressive castles of Palamidi, Acronafplia and the Bourtzi Castle in the middle of the harbour. Bearing in mind its location, Pension Filyra is the perfect place from which to visit and explore the wonderful sites of the Argolida and the Peloponnese whilst having a superb base to return to.Nafplio Photo Gallery
Nafplio is situated in Argolida County in East Peloponnese. It is a very popular destination for a day or weekend excursion from Athens. You can reach Nafplio easily from Athens either by car or by bus . The distance between the two cities is 150 km (93miles). It will take you 1,5 to 2 hours depending on traffic.There is free parking area at the port of the town.Directions
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In Nafplion and closeby it is possible to take part in a huge variety of activities, in particular watersports such as sailing, windsurfing, scuba diving, waterskiing, boat rental and kite surfing and in addition to the wonderful archaeological interest of the area such as Ancient Tiryns, the Ancient Theatre of Epidavros and Mycenae one is also able to take a day cruise from the harbour to the islands of Hydra, Spetses & Poros. For the more adventurous try your hand at bungey jumping over the Korinth Canal, go-carting, Loutraki Waterfun Park amd for nature lovers there are organised walking trips, wine tasting, ouzo tasting, home Greek cookery lessons and many other things to occupy your time in Greece Combine the history of Nafplion, the location, the wonderful architecture, great nightlife and magical atmposphere and it is a destination loved and re-visited by all.Here you can find information about the alternative forms of tourism in the Peloponnese.