Nafplio was the first capital of the modern Greece and currently it is one of the most beautiful cities in the country! Located only 120Km away from Athens at the North East side of Peloponnese region, Nafplio became the last 30 years a top destination for visitors from all over the world.
People choose to visit Nafplio 365 days per year for their vacations and of course, many choose to relocate and live their life in the city. With more than 300 days per year sunny, Nafplio offers a warm weather throughout the year, ideal for those who prefer to feel that summer is longer!
Every year, more and more people choose Nafplio for their vacations! Families and couples choose the city for their holidays in Greece! The amazing landscape, the incredible weather, the hospitality of the locals.and the plenty of options make Nafplio a top destination in the country.
At this page, we will try to share with you as many information as possible for Nafplio, so you can have a full picture of the city before you choose to visit it!
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Find below answers to your questions about Nafplio! We will make sure that you will have all you need to help you with your plans!
Nafplio is not an island! Nafplio is a small city, located at the North East side of Peloponnese region, 120km away from Athens!
The options you have to get to Nafplio are not many. We will explore them based on the way you arrive at the country.
The first option and the most popular one is by Athens. So, if you arrive at the Athens airport, you can easily drive to Nafplio for almost 1:45 hours!
Second option to get to Nafplio is by Kalamata! If you arrive at the Kalamata airport, you can easily drive to Nafplio for almost 2 hours!
Third Option to get to Nafplio is by Patra. If you arrive at Patra port by ferry from Italy, you can eaily drive to Nafplio for almost 2 hours!
In any other case, keep in mind that it should be connected to the above three options! Let’s say that you arrive by plane to any of the Greek islands. If you want to get to Nafplio, you will have visit Athens and from there, follow the first option!
If you choose to drive in Greece from each borders at the North with any of the Balkan countries, you will have to drive to Athens and from there, you will have to follow the first option!
If you decide to reach Greece by ferry from Italy, you will arrive at Patra port. From there, you can follow the third option!
Below, you can find more details about each and every option!
Nafplio is located at the North East side of Peloponnese region. Peloponnese is the south side of the mainland of the country.
The first option to get to Nafplio is from Athens! Assuming you reach the country by plane, you will arrive at the Athens airport! From there, you drive direct to Nafplio via the E94 high way! You can find the full details on the google maps, <HERE>.
The second option to get to Nafplio is from Kalamata! Assuming you reach the country by plane, you will arrive at the Kalamata airport! From there, you drive direct to Nafplio via the A7/E65 high way! You can find the full details on the google maps, < HERE > . Alternatively, if you prefer to avoid the high way and explore more of the country’s nature, you can exit the high way next to Tripoli city and from there, you can continue on the old high way, which is amazing – nature wise! Find the full details on the google maps, < HERE > .
The third option to get to Nafplio is from Patra! Assuming you reach the country by ferry from Italy, you will arrive at the Patra’s port! From there, you drive direct to Nafplio via the E65 high way! You can find the full details on the google maps, < HERE > .
Nafplio and its surroundings, all together make the Argolida prefecture. All this area is full of great beaches! The only beach inside the city of Nafplio is Arvanitia beach, which is located 900m away from the downtown! The beach stands between the two hills of the city, which make an amazing scenery!
More than Arvanitia, Karathona beach is also very close to Nafplio city, 5Km away from the town’s downtown!
These two beaches are the closest options for those who plan to stay only in Nafplio city! If you like to explore places, you will love as well Tolo beach, Plaka beach, Kondili beach and Kantia beach!
You can find a full article we wrote about all the beaches in and close to Nafplio city, < HERE > .
Nafplio offers many many options during all periods of the year!
You can find our suggesstions for things to do in Nafplio, < HERE > .
Nafplio offers great options to its visitors! You will never feel bored! You have plenty of choices in the city of Nafplio and in the whole Argolida region as well!
When it comes to your options in the city of Nafplio, let’s explore them here:
Nafplio can be your base to explore the whole Argolida and Peloponnese regions and the Saronic gulf islands! Find all you need to know here: