One of Greece’s most romantic cities, Nafplio is famous for its listed architecture and majestic Venetian castles.
Best of all, it is just a short drive from Athens, perfect for a daytrip or a stopover during a road trip in the Peloponnese.
Climb all 999 steps of Palamidi Castle
Are there 999 or 857 steps that lead to the top of Palamidi Castle? Discover for yourself. Once you climb up the steep hill, you’ll be rewarded with a panoramic view of Nafplio and the sea. The fortress was built in record time, between 1711 and 1714.