Awaiting Your Return From Shore
Nafplion impresses its visitors with grand, medieval
architecture erected by the Venetians during the 15th century, a scenic
harbor, a picturesque center to explore on foot, and pebble beaches.
In Nafplion, spend a delightful time strolling along the waterfront
and exploring around the main square and the narrow streets of the Old Town,
lined with a mix of Venetian, Turkish, Frankish, and Byzantine buildings.
Take time out to relax at one of the open-air restaurants and enjoy a local
snack or light lunch of seafood specialties.
Pier Information. Guests will be taken ashore via the ship's
tenders. The landing site is located near the town center. Taxis are
generally available on the pier.
Amalias Street, Constitution Square, and the waterfront area all house
small shops. Look for ceramics and traditional handicrafts. Greece has
strict laws regarding the export of antiques. Many shops close from 2 to
Cuisine. Nafplion offers outdoor restaurants facing the
waterfront and in the alleys behind the square.
famous as an ancient healing center and for its well-preserved theater
built during the 3rd century B.C.
Mycenae, known as
the fabulous stronghold of the Achaean kings of 13th century B.C.
The Corinth Canal
separates the Peloponnese from the mainland.
Platia Sintagmator. The city’s main square is fronted by a former
mosqu that now houses the Greek Parliament.
St. Spyridon Church.
Kapodistrias, the first president of Greece, was assassinated here in
Folk Museum. See displays of beautiful costumes and household
utensils. There is a good handicraft shop on the second floor.
Fortifications. The entrance to the Akronafplia Citadel has a gate
built of Roman bricks, a Byzantine gatehouse with fine frescoes dating
from 1291, and Venetian bastions. The citadel has been converted into a
Bourtzi. Lying just offshore is this small, fortified island, once
the residence of the public executioner.
Awaiting Your Return
Return to Your
Suite and Sail Away to The Next Adventure
and Dancing Await You