Prefecture of Argolida Travel Guide

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  • Bourtzi fort
    Bourtzi fort
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  • Nafplio - Palamidi
    Nafplio - Palamidi
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Prefecture of Argolida Highlights

  • Pro
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    nickandchris says…

     Lots of off the beaten track places..... 

  • Con
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    BorneoGrrl says…

     Better to have your own car to explore this area 

  • In a nutshell
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    janetanne says…

     Greece is still alive and well in the countryside! 

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Nafplio

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Mycenae

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Epidaurus

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Argos

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Epidaros

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Tiryns

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Nafplio

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  • A fresh beer in a hot day

    Nafplio Restaurants

    We met these people, from the ex-URSS, in the islet where is located the castel. When we returned back to Nauplio, we found this bar near the port. It was a very hot day!At the end, this lovely family invited us to have a drink at its house. We accepted with much pleasure and we spent an unforgettable evening with them. Thanks a lot for inviting...

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  • Aetoma Traditional Hotel

    Nafplio Hotels

    2 Saint Spyridon Square, Nauplion, Peloponnese, 21100, Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Palamidi Castle

    Nafplio Things to Do

    Palamidi castle/fortress is built in the top of a 216 meter high hill inside Nafplion town around 1714 by the Venetians,one should climb the 875 steps(approx.i really didn't counted it!) to reach the top though,it can be reach by a car too.The castle/fortress is named after Palamidis (a son of Nafplius)who have invented the currency,weight &...

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Mycenae

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  • Naflpion to Mycenae

    Mycenae Transportation

    We took the bus from the Nafplion KTEL (bus terminal) to Mycenae ,but then on March 2012 their was no direct bus to Mycenae,the bus stops at Argos then hop-in to another bus(the bus was already waiting for us),travel time takes around 40mins. It stops a meter away from the acropolis,and it departs on the same spot too.

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  • Hotel Belle Helene

    Mycenae Hotels

    Lovely family run place, basic, but clean and friendly. Run by the Dassis family for over 100 years....

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  • Ancient Mycenae

    Mycenae Things to Do

    Mycecae (read as Mikini) was one of the main center of the Greek civilization in the 2nd millennium BC.The period around 1600-1100 BC was called Mycenaean.It was the "Kingdom of Agamemnon",the ruler of the greeks in the war against Troy.It is just a small place but worth visiting.Don't forget to stop at the museum as well,they showed the things...

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Epidaurus

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  • The Late 4BC Theater Has Perfect...

    Epidaurus Things to Do

    The Theater of Epidaurus was initially built in the 4C BC with 34 rows of seats. During the Roman period the number of row was increased by another 21 rows. It originally had a back wall as well as a proskenion. Nowadays there is a summer festival of ancient theater.

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  • The Old Ruins

    Epidaurus Things to Do

    My main page covered some of the site, but I wanted to show more as there is lots to see here.The whole site is within a fenced area, and you must pay a small fee to enter, with that, you can visit the theatre, and the ruins with the small museum.People in classical times would come here to be healed of illnesses. They would stay for a night and...

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  • The theatre...

    Epidaurus Things to Do

    Epidávros theatre is among the best in the world for its acoustics, already known in the ancient times. It was built by Polykléitos the younger in the 4th century BC. It has 55 rows of terraces and can host up to 14,000 spectators.This theatre became very famous also thanks to the great soprano Maria Callas, who performed there. Today people can...

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Argos

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  • Larissa Castle

    Argos Things to Do

    Built during the 12th century, this castle was captured by the Crusaders, but in 1388 the Republic of Venice took possession. The Ottomans plundered the castle in 1397 and most of the population were taken as slaves. Later on the Venetians came back and settled in with settlers from Albania.View from the castle is wonderful and you can see much...

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  • Finding local beer...

    Argos Warnings and Dangers

    Not a warning really, but an odd situation!I'd tasted local beers in Greece upto this point. Mythos in Athens, and Alfa in Delphi.So, I wanted to support local brews here too, not to say that they don't taste good - they're nice :)But, late at night, my Dad wanted to retreat to his room, and so I was on the prowl to buy two local bottles. I went...

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Tiryns

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  • THOLOS TOMB!!

    Tiryns Things to Do

    A THOLOS TOMB WAS DISCOVERED ABOUT 1 KM. TO THE EAST ,AT THE WESTERN FOOT- HILLS OF THE HIGH CONICAL HILL OF PROFITES ELIAS!IT IS ACCESSIBLE BY THE ASPHALT ROAD LEADING FROM THE ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE EASTWARDS TO KOFINI(NEW TIRYNS).THE TOMB,FOUND WHOLE AND PERFECT CONDITION,,IS A CORBELLED STRUCTURE BUILT OF UNTRIMMED SLABS,OF A MUCH SIMPLER...

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  • CYCLOPEAN FORTIFICATIONS!

    Tiryns Things to Do

    THE CITADEL OF TIRYNS,1.5 KM. FROM THE SEA,WAS BUILT ON A ISOLATED ROCKY HILL,OBLONG IN SHAPE,RISING JUST OVER 18 M. ABOVE THE PLAIN THAT SURROUNDS IT.ITS TOP,EXTENDING OVER ABOUT 20,000 SQ,M., IS REALATIVE SMOOTH.THE ANCIENT GREEKS BELIEVED THAT ITS WALL HAD BEEN BUILT BY PROITOS,WHO HAD BROUGHT IN SPECIALS MASONS,THE CYCLOPES!!!!,FROM LYCIA.

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Nafplio Hotels
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Popular Destinations in Prefecture of Argolida

  1. Nafplio
  2. Mycenae
  3. Epidaurus
  1. Argos
  2. Epidaros
  3. Tiryns

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