travel42 Port Guide: Navplion

Navplion travel42 Port of Call Guide

Set on a scenic bay in the eastern part of the Peloponnese, Navplion, Greece, is a captivating town. During the 1800s, it was the first capital of liberated Greece. The town is filled with Venetian and neoclassical buildings and has a relaxing atmosphere made to soak up time.

Navplion can be seen on a long day trip from Athens or combined with the attractions of Argolis or Bourdzie—a tiny offshore island with a 15th-century fortress that looks absolutely stunning at sunrise or sunset. The mos...

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