Nafplio or Nafplion is just ten minutes away from Tolo and is the capital of the Argolida county. A magical city full of historical monuments, castles and picturesque alleys decorated with overhanging balconies, gift shops and bouganvillea Nafplio is a cosmopolitan city that draws visitors all year round.
The Palamidi castle towers above Nafplion, climb the 999 steps to visit the site or access by car is possible. The Bourtzi castle is situated in the harbour, probably the most photographed castle in Greece, it can be reached by small fishing boat taxis. The Acronafplia castle is the third castle of the town, all of which are well worth visiting.
Nafplion has a variety of excellent museums, the newly re-opened Archaeologacl museum, the Folklore museum, the Military museum, the worry bead museum and an Ouzo museum which is one of a kind in Greece. It is in Nafplion that the first High School was founded in Greece and here that Kapodistrias was executed… Nafplio has played an important role in the history of Greece and was the first capital of greece after the country was freed from occupation of the Turkish. These days Nafplio is a romantic destination and its cafeterias and bars occupied by people of all ages all year.