From EUR 40
The city walking tour through the city of Nafplio is a once in a lifetime, unforgettable experience, as Nafplio is considered to be one of the most stately, romantic cities in Greece!
The city walking tour of Nafplio is the most ideal activity for those who wish to trail each possible street and shadow every ounce of terrain the town stretches across, while learning about ancient and more recent Greek traditions, history and culture. For those in need of a quiet yet productive alternative to devote their time, the city walking tour of Nafplio is the way to go, inhaling the beautiful aromas and the explosion of fragrances the colorful town exudes, while experiencing Greek outdoor serenity and tranquillity. Nafplio holds an extremely significant historical area, in addition to being considered one of the most alluring and romantic areas in Peloponnese!
The two-hour city walking tour of Nafplio will allow you to stroll through the picturesque alleys, visit and explore the most popular sites led by a tour guide, whose expertise and knowledge about the city surpasses that of the locals living there. Interestingly enough, the city of Nafplio at one point or another had befallen under the Frankish, Venetian and Ottoman rule, the essence of whom is captured, reflected in the architecture and customs, varying yet interblending, as a result of a melting-pot of different cultures, draped in aristocracy and noblesse.
We pick you up from your hotel in Nafplio or at any specified location within Nafplio at 11 a.m. (keep in mind that there is also a 6 p.m. walking tour)
Starting from the Land Gate, we will then enter the walls of the old city and visit the Cathedral and the square of Saint Spiridon, where Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first Governor of Greece, was murdered.
After arriving at Syntagma Square, the heart of the city, our path leads us exploring the historic buildings from different periods such as the Archaeological Museum, the Vouleftikon that housed the first parliament of the free Greek state and the Old Mosque.
We thereafter head down to the little peaceful old port to explore the Venetian fortress of Bourtzi, the trademark of the city, built on the island of Agioi Theodoroi.
After the walk you may then be escorted back to your hotel. We suggest that if you please as well, to stay and get acquainted with the rest of the town, as there is much to see and do in Nafplio.