Sites à ne pas manquer dans et autour de Nauplie

January 7th 2018 Sites à ne pas manquer dans et autour de Nauplie

You are in Nafplio, one of the most historic and romantic cities in Greece. Here, the options for eating, swimming, walking are countless, and there are unique attractions to visit during your stay at Perivoli Country Hotel & Retreat. Are you wondering where to start?


City of Nafplio

The entire city of Nafplio is a real gem and you will see it whether you choose to wander through the alleys, the restored mansions, the museums, the historic church of Agios Spyridonas associated with the death of Capodistrias and the beautiful shops, or to head to the pedestrian street in front of the beach. There you will find countless cafeterias and restaurants, and you will enjoy views of the Argolic Gulf and Bourtzi. You can cross to Bourtzi by boat to visit the castle or climb up the hill dominated by Palamidi Castle, wander through the walls and enjoy the excellent panoramic view of the city.


Ancient city of Mycenae

The magnificent Mycenae, the mythical town of the Atrides, awaits you to initiate you in its magical world. Discover the unique Lions Gate, the cemetery of the Mycenaean period with the royal burial monuments, the Cyclopean walls and countless finds that will take you back thousands of years to the golden age of Mycenae.


Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus & Sanctuary of Asclepius

Within a lush forest, you will find one of the world's most famous archaeological sites, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus was built in the 4th century BC and has kept its excellent acoustics through the ages. Initially it could fit 8,000 spectators and after expanding its capacity increased to 14,000 spectators. In the same pine-forested valley above the ancient harbour of Epidaurus you can visit the ruins of the most important sanctuary of Asclepius, as well as many other monuments of archaeological interest.

 

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