Top Winter getaway in Greece – Discover Peloponnese

Are you planning a winter vacation in Greece? If yes, this article is for you, but let me first tell you one important thing about holidays in Greece.

Almost everyone who is trying to plan a vacation in another country will have to make a long research of places to visit, properties to stay, etc. It is the same when you are planning your holidays in Greece, but the country but itself gives you a huge advantage.

Well, the advantage is that the country is not so big – so, there is a smart thing that can make your planning much easier – instead of choosing many different places to stay, you can choose one place to be your base and from there, you can visit many other areas that are close to this.

Find on this page a great suggestion for the best 6-Day long winter getaway in Greece, using as your base Nafplio, the most beautiful and more romantic city of Greece.

Nafplio is located only 120km away from Athens (140Km away from Athens Airport) and it is ideal location if you want to use it as your base during your vacation in Greece. Nafplio by itself, is one of the most beautiful cities of the country that really worths your visit. The city is full of pedestrian areas and many nice paths to walk around the city.

Find below how to reach Nafplio from Athens airport:

For the full directions, click HERE.

Once you are in Nafplio, follow the below advice to enjoy 6 great days:

DAY 1 – Nafplio (city)

1 – Walk the old city Downtown

Full of pedestrian streets and classic buildings with amazing colors, it will for sure give you the chance to be lost in its magic. Nafplio is a city that you have to walk around it to enjoy it. You gonna be surprised with the beauty and the simplicity of the old downtown.

2 – Visit Acronafplia hill/castle for the best city views

Located next to the old city downtown, Acronafplia hill/castle is the best spot in the city to enjoy the best views. On the front side you enjoy the view to the old city from the top and on the back side you can enjoy amazing views to the Argolis Gulf.

3 – Palamidi Fortress

Palamidi is one of the archeological spots of the city but more than that gives you the chance to enjoy great views of the Nafplio. There is no way that you will be excited with the views from its top.

4 – Walk next to the port/ Enjoy a coffee with a view to the Bourtzi Fortress

It might sounds so simple, but think about it – sitting next to the port, listening to sound of the waves, enjoying your coffee with a great view to the Bourtzi fortress. You will enjoy the calmness of the moment and your mind will not stop dreaming.

5 – Walk the Arvanitia Round

It is by far the best path of the city. It starts from the port and ends in Arvanitia beach. Even during your most difficult days, this path can make you feel again great!

6 – Enjoy the authentic Greek cuisine

There is a reason why we all in this country we have some extra kilos. Enjoy the authentic Greek cuisine at some of the greatest country’s restaurants – the city offers great dining options.

DAY 2 – Lake Doxa, Stymfalia, Nemea (Daily Trip)

DAY 3 – Trikala, Corinthia (Daily Trip)

DAY 4 – Vytina, Menalo (Daily Trip)

DAY 5 – Stemnitsa, Dimitsana (Daily Trip)

DAY 6 – Nafplio (the ancient sites)

Visit Ancient Epidaurus Museum

Ancient Epidaurus Museum is the biggest and most well maintained one in Greece. Within 25 minutes drive from Nafplio, you have the chance to visit one of the country’s most visited Archeological sites.

Find more details HERE.

Ancient Mycenae

Having almost 1M visitors per year, ancient Mycenae is one of the must-see archeological sites of Greece. In less than 20 minutes drive from Nafplio, you will be able to explore the Ancient Mycenaean Civilization.

Find more details HERE.

Either as a couple or as a family or as a group of Friends, Nafplio is an ideal destination for those of you who want a great place to enjoy with your beloved ones, escaping your daily routine.

Find detailed information about your options once you are in Nafplio HERE.


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