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Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · February 20, 2016
Nafplio questions  (1 Answer)


My wife and I have several days off from work on the first week of April and we looking for a new destination. We have a 5 month old baby and for that reason we do are not doing to several eastern European cities we want to visit as we afraid it will be to cold for the baby.
A Cypriot friend of mine recommended me about Nafplio and we intending to come especially from Israel for 3-4 days stay.I have several questions if you don't mind:

1. Is the first week of April is nice time to visit? The weather is nice and everything at the old city is open?
2. Do you think we will have difficulties to travel with a baby at the old city as there are many stairs, etc?
3. The train from Athens is working? What is the best way to get there?
4. We are not looking for lying on the beach but to hang around in a city or a small town, enjoy city landscape and restaurants. Do you believe it is a good destination for us? Is it sounds reasonable to travel from Israel for 3 nights in Nafplio?


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · November 14, 2015
Taxi driver in Nafplio  (3 Answers)

any suggestions - consider for travel to the sights near nafplio - Mycenae and Epidavoros

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 22, 2015
3 day Nauplia  (6 Answers)

Is this program feasible?

1. Train/Bus from Athens. Explore city.
2. Taxi/Bus to Myceane and Tiryns (a day in the Bronze Age)
3. Taxi/Bus to Epidaurus, and then return to Athens

That's 3 days, 2 nights.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 29, 2014
How to get to Nafplio at night  (3 Answers)

hallo, I am arriving to Athens with my teenage son past midnight and need to get to Nafplio. Is there any way besides a taxi that costs a fortune to do so? or do we have to wait till the first bus to get there? Thanks

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 15, 2014
Profitos Ilias shrine,near Nafplio  (1 Answer)

Tell me please more about it,who lives there and who visits?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · December 23, 2013
busses running  (2 Answers)

is there a bus running from nafplio to gythio?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 20, 2013
Handmade jewelry  (2 Answers)

Hello, I was in Nafplio 3 weeks ago, and bought some earrings. I lost one, and would like to buy it again. The earrings looked like a red poppy, with 4 black stems. They also had rings in the same way, and in the entrance door were some plates on which were written things like: want breakfast in bed? sleep in kitchen and other funny things. Does someone know this shop? Thank you for answering
E. Meszaros

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 18, 2013
looking for my grandfathers birth residence  (3 Answers)

Looking for a municipality, church, or organization who can help me find my grandfathers birth residence
in Nafplio Greece. I have his name.birth date and parents name

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 04, 2013
Nafplio to Delphi  (6 Answers)

Is it possible to go by public transport from Nafplio to Delphi in April without going to Athens?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 15, 2011
Buses from Nafplio to Gythio  (1 Answer)

I need to get from Nafplio to Gythio this coming Sunday (21st August) - is bus the best way to do this? Any advice would be appreciated.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 20, 2011
Ferry from Nafplio  (4 Answers)

I would like to take a ferry from Nafplio to Samothraki island. Could someone tell me some information on that :)

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 20, 2011
Taxi fare from Nafplio to Athens  (10 Answers)

How much would it cost to take a taxi from Nafplio to Athens?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 31, 2011
Hotel in Nafplio  (4 Answers)


My wife and I (age 29) will be making a day trip (with a rental car) from Athens to Nafplio and are looking for recomendations on a nice hotel. Nothing fancy but in a nice area close to restaurants/shops and sites and with parking for the rental car (70-110 Euro).

Also any recomendations on things to see given the short time period or good restaurants. We are hoping to visit Bourtzi, Palamidi fortress, mycenae and epidavros on our trip to the area as well.

Thanks for all your help.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 30, 2011
Moving from Nafplio to Epidaurus and Mycenae by bus  (3 Answers)


Within my itinerary, I included Nafplio because I'd like to see the town and also then visit Epidaurus and Mycenae. I wouldn't want to rent a car to move around, I was looking for the option of moving with buses instead. Are there buses that go to the archaeological sites of Epidaurus and Mycenae? could you please give me some tips regarding this?

Thank you so much!!

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 26, 2011
Train from Athens airport to Nafplio  (6 Answers)

I'll be flying from Mytilene Island to Athens at the end of August and would like to travel to Nafplio to spend one or two nights there. I know there are buses from Athens but are there any trains departing from the airport to avoid having to go to the bus station?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 01, 2010
FOOD  (6 Answers)

My husband and I are about to leave for Greece, staying most of the trip in Nafplio and traveling the surrounding area and also in Hydra and some in Athens. Any advice on what to see, eat, and do while in that area??? Yes we will rent a car in Nafplio!!

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 05, 2010
Looking for a local guide

Hi all
need some help in finding a guide to show our family around Nafplion, Mycenea and Epidaurus.
We are arriving in August (I know, the heat) on board a cruise.
Our time is limited 0700-1300 - but our children LOVE Greek mythology and we want to make the most of our visit.
Cruise trips spend too much time at the shops - not enough time at the sites.
family of 4 - 2 adults/2 kids
Should we just hire a local taxi - but that's full of risks as well -- bit Iffy, huh
many many thanks

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 23, 2010
Napflion to Piraeus  (3 Answers)

Hi there

Is there any direct bus from Napflion to Piraeus?
I am planning to take a ferry down to Santorini and I will need to reach Piraeus by 9am..


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 10, 2010
Is 2 day (1 overnight) enough to see Nafplio, Delphi and Meteora with rental car?  (8 Answers)


We are planning a Turkey-Greece tour in the near future. Due to limited time (2 weeks), we plan to see Athens, Nafplio, Delphi and Meteora in 3 days. Is it feasible? What is the best route to see Nafplio, Delphi and Meteora? I'm thinking of landing in Athens in the morning, spending the night. On 2nd day driving Delphi then Meteora overnight, the 3rd day drive to Nafplio.

Thank you!

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 06, 2010
Nafplio to Kyparissa  (1 Answer)

Does anyone know how to get from nafplion to Kyparissa - i know there is a bus to Tripoli but cannot find any infomration about bus from Tripoli to Kyparissa or is there an alternative

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 13, 2010
Camping close to Nafplio  (6 Answers)

Hello to All -

My wife and I will be coming to the Nafplio area in late June by bus from Athens with nothing but a couple of backpacks and a tent. We are looking for a campsite that is close to Nafplio. Doesn't have to be big or anything special, just a place to set down our tent and sleep. We are planning on moving around a lot during the day and not being so much at the campground. I have read through some of the posts and see that Triton II has been recommended and a campground called Lefkas which I have been unable to locate. I was wondering if anyone else had any suggestions, and how easy it is to get from these campsites to Nafplio and other surrounding areas without a car. Thank you!!

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 21, 2010
bus timetable  (3 Answers)

would any one know what time the first bus starts from nafplion to athens because we have to be at athens airport for 10am hope you can help many thanks

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 23, 2010
Bus travel Athens-Nafplio-Kalamata  (1 Answer)

We are arriving by air in Athens and wish to travel first to Nafplio and then on to Kalamata and finally back to Athens over the course of two weeks. Is it possible to make this trip by bus? If so, can anyone give advice on routes, schedules, cost etc. Would a rental car be a better option even if we will not use it for the week we are in Kalamata as we will be sailing that week? Any advice appreciated.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 19, 2010
Transportation  (4 Answers)

My husband and I cannot decide what to do for transportation. We are limited with funds but what to see everything. We fly into Athens and are traveling to Hydra, back to Athens then to Nafplio. Should we rent a car? Is there enough public transportation in Athens, Hydra, and Nafplio to see everything without needing a car? What would someone recomend?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · December 29, 2009
Travel to and from Nafplio  (3 Answers)

Hi ,
At the end of March we will be traveling from Hyrda to Nafplio and then from Nafplio to Athens Airport.
What is the best way to travel via public transportation ( train, bus, boat)?
If public transportation is out of the question, what are the alternatives?
Are there shared taxis?
Thanks very much.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · November 05, 2009
Easter 2010 in Peloponnese  (1 Answer)

We will be visiting the area from April 1-11 and have just learned that the Greek holiday runs the week before and after Easter. Question is: in light of the Greek people vacationing in the area during this time, should we pre-book all of our stays throughout the Pelopponese? Other than pre-booking our Nafplio stay, we were going to make last minute bookings. I want to spend time in Monemvasia but have been informed that the minimum booking at Hotel Malvasia is 4 nights during Easter break. If we do stay there that long, what can we take in for day trips. Thank you, Carol

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 25, 2009
Sensibility of Itinerary  (2 Answers)

Hello Wise Ones,
Thank you for your assistance. May I now present my itinerary for your opinions?

April 1 - Athens to Nafplio - by bus

April 1,2,3,4 - 3 days/4 nights in Nafplio (hotel booked) - touring by bus

April 5 - Rent Car in Nafplio - drive coast to Monemvasia, spend 1 night

April 6 - Explore Monemvasia and Dirou Caves, drive north to Mystras, spend 1 night

April 7 - Drive east to Koroni, Methoni and Pylos, spend 1 or 2 nights

Drive North to Stemnitsa, Dimitsana, spend 1 or 2 nights

I'm thinking of staying somewhere closer to AThens the last night so our drive isn't long/stressful. Any ideas?

April 11th - Drive to Athens Airport, drop off rental car there. Flight leaves Athens at 1:30 pm, Sunday

I didn't plan on booking accommodations anywhere 'til we get there (other than Nafplio) using a mobile phone.

There will be 2 drivers to help with that task. Is this itinerary overdoing it?

I appreciate all advice. Sincerely, Carol

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 23, 2009
Seek and Ye Shall Find......  (2 Answers)

From the lady who asked the question about taxi/bus travel from athens airport to Nafplio....she actually found the answer by applying herself to the existing wealth of information online. Who knew?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 23, 2009
Athens to Nafplio in the Dark  (5 Answers)

We will be landing in Athens @ 6:00 pm the night before Good Friday. It will be dark before we get into Nafplio, so I'm wondering about paying a taxi (how much) or whether an evening bus is possible from the airport. We are staying 4 nights in Nafplio. Can we see all the sights using public transport (Easter Weekend)? If this is doable, then we will rent a car after our four days in Nafplio to continue our exploration of the Peloponnese.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · September 11, 2009
From Nafplio to Epidurus by Bus  (3 Answers)

We will be in Nafplio with a cruise ship from 7am to 3pm and would like to go to see the theatre in Epidurus by bus. Please advise on how to do that.
Thank you in advance.

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