Those who love to explore new flavors will surely find what they are looking for in Nafplio! Both in the town centre and in the surrounding areas, you will find many restaurants and taverns with traditional Greek flavors, fresh produce and excellent atmosphere. If you like tasting different varieties of wine, in the town of Nafplio you will find wine bars to taste Greek and international wine labels. You will also find wines from local vineyards in almost all the café bars and restaurants that are definitely worth a try! If you are interested in international cuisine, Nafplio will certainly not disappoint you!

A walk in the old town

The old town of Nafplio is one of the most beautiful and well-preserved old towns in Greece! But what's even more interesting is its history. Walking in the alleys of Nafplio you will find the church of Agios Spyridon, outside of which Ioannis Kapodistrias was murdered. One of the most important buildings you will come across during your walk is Vouleftiko, one of the few buildings of Turkish architecture in which the First Greek Parliament was housed. Do not forget to pass by the First Gymnasium and the First Pharmacy of modern Greece, but also by the Great Road and the Land Gate.

Romantic Vacation

The atmospheric charm of Nafplio is ideal for an escape from everyday life with your partner! The alleys with classical beauty, the bougainvilleas and the old buildings with their lovely little balconies compose the best setting for romantic walks in the old town. A beautiful route overlooking the sea is the walk of Arvanitia, the road that connects Palamidi with Acronafplia, while an evening drink at the port of Nafplio with views of the illuminated Bourtzi is the ideal night out for two!

For the entire family

If you wish to spend holidays with the whole family, then Nafplio is a great destination! The town is very easy to walk and safe for young children, since most of the old town is pedestrianised and there are no vehicles allowed. Many parents prefer Syntagma Square where there are many cafes and restaurants, but also plenty of space for children to play. In the town there are also many parks with playgrounds, while you will find many activities for the whole family, such as touring the town on a hop-on hop-off train, renting quadracycles, as well as touring the town on a carriage.


In the surrounding areas of Nafplio, you will find beaches for all tastes! Some more and others less crowded, with beach bars, cafes and taverns or more secluded, in the surrounding beaches you will surely find the one for you! Visit the beach of Arvanitia, a beach in the town of Nafplio, where you can reach on foot, Karathona beach located just outside the town, the beaches of Tolo, just 12km from Nafplio, and Kondili or Agios Nikolaos, a beach with turquoise waters and beautiful views just 17km away.

Nearby destinations

If you are visiting Nafplio, it is definitely worth visiting the surrounding areas. Visit Epidaurus and the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, famous for its architecture! If you are visiting during the summer season, it is worth watching one of the plays by the Athens and Epidaurus Festival. Do not miss out on a visit to the archaeological site of Mycenae, the kingdom of Agamemnon. You will have the opportunity to see the palaces of Mycenae with the Lion Gate, while in the Museum of Mycenae there are findings that came to light during the excavations at the archaeological site.