Nafplio on Foot & Palamidi Fortress

Type of tour: 
Private Tours
Half day
Licenced guide: 
Upon Request
Kid Friendly Tours, Sightseeing, Walking Tours


Trip advisor rating: 5 stars

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.

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The highlights 
  • 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!
Important Details 


  • 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.


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: Senior European citizens over 65 years old- Non European citizens up to 25 years old
free of charge: European citizens up to 25 years old - Children non European citizens under 5 years old


Cancellation Policy 

General conditions:

Except otherwise stated, tours, packages or any service canceled without due notice within three (3) days prior to your service confirmed date, there will be no refund.

Any cancellation made within seven (7) – four (4) days prior to your service confirmed date, there will be a 25% charge for services.

In the case of cancelation more than seven (7) days prior to your service confirmed date, there will be a 50% charge for services

For cancellations more than twenty (20) days prior to the tour, there will be a full refund (no charge).

For any cancelations due to bad weather conditions leading to a change in the cruise ship itinerary, there will be a full refund (no charge).

In all of the above cases, bank expenses or administration fees that might occur for the refund will be deducted from the amount.


Cancellations can only be made by confirmed email communication.


No servant or agent of ours can vary our conditions and any such purposed variation shall be of no effect unless it has been signed by one of our directors.


All matters concerning this booking shall be subject to Greek Law.



Small group tours:

Each tour operates to sufficient demand. The Travel Insiders reserves the right to cancel scheduled tours due to limited participation or other reasons beyond our control two (2) weeks before the date of the tour.

In such case, no compensation will be paid or requested from The Travel Insiders. In the event of “Places of Interest” being closed or road conditions en-route prevent the tour as advertised being operated, every endeavor will be made to substitute an alternative, but the company reserves the right to cancel or alter arrangements.

Once the group reaches the minimum number of participants (8 participants) you will receive an email notification two (2) weeks prior to tour confirming that the itinerary of your choice will be conducted as planned.

If there is not enough participation (minimum 8 participants), you will be notified via email, in which case you can alternatively book a private tour at a special price, or if you prefer, you will be fully refunded.


Cancellations can only be made by confirmed email communication.