From the Ancient Theater of Epidavros to the Mycenae and from the Citadel of Tirynth to the Asklipieio, Argolist boast a huge number of Archaeologic Sites waiting for you to discover!
What to see in Nafplio & Argolis
The region of Argolis is full of natural beauties. Lagoons, caves, canyons and breathtaking landscapes are waiting for you to reveal their beauties!
The three castles and fortresses of Nafplio and the eldest castle of Argos are waiting for you to invade in its history and its beauties. Visit them and be carried into the past.
With more than 3.500 years history, the museums of Argolis and Nafplio enclose admirable exhibits that reveal the significance of the area intertemporally.
From the capital of Nafplio to the coastal cities of Ermioni and Porto Heli, there are amazing cities to discover and relax in Argolis.Read More
About Nafplio and the Argolis
Argolis is one of the regional units in Greece. It is considered to be one of the most famous destinations in Greece. Argolis is the ideal place for travelers who would like to visit priceless ancient monuments and enjoy at the same time, the marvelous and picturesque natural scenery. It belongs to the region of Peloponnese and it is situated in the eastern part of Peloponnese peninsula.
Due to its geographical position, the specific area holds the highest percentage of sunshine in Greece, throughout the whole year. Its temperate Mediterranean climate during summer time, along with the mild winter time, offers the visitor a very pleasant and relaxing stay.
The capital city of Argolis is Nafplio. It is a seaport town which expands up the hillsides near the north end of the Argolic Gulf. Nafplio was the capital of the First Hellenic Republic from the start of the Greek Revolution in 1821 till 1833. Nafplio is pretty much famous for its marvelous castles along with the archeological sites that surround it, such as Mycenae, Epidaurus and Tiryntha.
Most arable land lies in the central part of Argolis. Its primary agricultural resources are oranges and olives. Argolis has a wonderful coastline on the Saronic Gulf in the northeast and on the Argolic Gulf in the south and southeast. Notable mountains ranges are the Oligyrtos in the northwest, Lyrkeio and Ktenia in the west, and Arachaio and Didymo in the east which give the opportunity to the visitor to experience nature through picturesque paths for walking or cycling and taste unique flavors of local products in traditional villages. Moreover, the visitor can very well participate in feasts and activities of the local community.
Throughout the whole year, local people organize different kind of feasts in order to celebrate the harvest of citrus fruits offering generously to the visitors fresh, healthy and delicious dishes from the local production.