Nafplio, the capital of the prefecture of Argolida and the first capital of Greece, is a picturesque city with a significant history and deeply rooted cultural traditions. Built at the foot of two forts, Palamidi and Acronafplia, today it has a population of around 19,000 inhabitants and a growing tourism.
Nafplio is a neoclassical 19th century city with great tradition and centuries of history. Nafplio combines a set of images that fascinates visitors. The main source of income is tourism as it is a popular destination all year round. The city operates a commercial port that exports mainly agricultural products of the hinterland of the county.
How to get there
Nafplio is only about 144 km from Athens and easily accessible by car via the National Highway (Ethniki Odos) Athens-Tripoli, and by following the signs Argos-Nafplio. Moreover, the KTEL buses (27520.27323) has regular daily routes connecting the city both with Athens and with other regions of Argolida.