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Destination:
Athens, Nafplio, Peloponnese
Duration:
Half day
Type of tour:
Private Tours
Theme:
Kid Friendly Tours, Sightseeing, Walking Tours
Type of vehicle:
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Visit the first capital of Greece, the city of Nafplio, where one can explore the labyrinth of attractions and the castle of Palamidi which dominates over Nafplio.

Walk through the little alleys and take pictures of the Neoclassical buildings resembling the Ancient Greek architecture, some of which belonging to the most prestigious families in Greece. Explore the old and historical churches with beautiful murals, the archeological museum which hosts artifacts from the surrounding areas, such as Ancient Mycenae. Discover one of the hidden gems of Nafplion, The Kompoloi Museum (exhibiting a collection of worry beads) and several more that one can find around Syndagma - Constitution square, all paved in marble.

Spending some time at the historical center of Nafplio, a town suspended in time, and have lunch at one of its traditional tavernas.

 

  • Sense the spirit of the first capital of Greece as you walk through the picturesque alleys of the city center, surrounded by the colorful neo-classical buildings.
  • Visit one of them which hosts the impressive collection of antiquities, The Archeological Museum of Nafplio.
  • Continue on to another exciting museum, The Kompoloi Museum, with the family-owned collection of worry beads. Bring one home as a souvenir and make a wish as you play with the beads.
  • There are lots of small stores selling everything from clothing and jewelry to arts and worry beads, as well as restaurants and cafés inside the historical city center, where you can relax after your walk.
  • Challenge yourself to a climb of 999 steps of the Palamidi Castle and become awed by the breathtaking view!

 

Included:

  • Professional non-smoking driver
  • Insurance coverage during bus transfers
  • Information leaflets
  • Mobile contact number for any emergency available 24/7


Not included:

  • Drinks, snacks, appetizers, lunch
  • Guided tour by certified tourist guide by the Greek Ministry of Tourism (upon request)
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities


Please note, only certified tourist guides by the Greek Ministry of Tourism may conduct tours within archeological sites & museums in Greece.


Admission

ticket for Mycenae Archaeological site & museum: 8€ per person
ticket for the Palamidi Fortress: 4€ per person
ticket for Kompoloi Museum: 2€ per person (closed on Tuesdays)
reduced ticket for Mycenae Archaeological site & museum: 4€ senior citizens with a EU passport
reduced ticket for the Palamidi Fortress: 2€ senior citizens with a EU passport

free of charge: students with EU student ID and under 18 years old