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Built at the foot of two Venetian castles, Palamidi and Acronafplia, Nafplio, the first capital of modern Greece, is perhaps the most charming city of the Peloponnese and one of the favorite romantic weekend destinations all year round. In the narrow alleys of the old town of Nafplion with the preserved architectural character you can walk in the shade of the arbors and the oranges and enjoy your food in one of the many picturesque taverns of the city.

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Durinng antiquity, Nafplion was basically in the shadow of Argos, serving as its port from the 7th century BC. However, during the Byzantine period and from the 11th century, the importace of Nafplion as a commercial center is constantly increasing. A story about the history of the city is that of Leo Sgouros, a local ruler of Nafplion in about 1200 AD, who wanted to extend his power and reached Thessaly in 1204. The Crusaders of the Fourth Crusade eventually captured all the regions he had conquered, along with Nafplion, around 1210-1212.

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The city of Nafplion, Napoli di Romania of the Venetians, was formed mainly since the years of the First Ottoman Empire when , at the end of the 15th century, they built the lower city with artificial docks in the sea (below the old existing city) which is the present historical center of Naples. By then the habitation was essentially limited to the rock of Akronafplia. Significant works of the first Venetian domination are the Castle of Toron and the Mpourtzi.

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Memorable Tours in Nafplio, Peloponnese

Grand Classical Tour of Greece

With this epic 10day journey you come in contact with classical Greece, with the legendary Peloponnese, with the glorious cities of Macedonia where Alexander the Great lived before the long and glorious campaign to the East and with the wonderful geological formations of the Meteora of Thessaly that in the late Byzantine period were changed to Christian monastic enclaves.

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Tracing the steps of Hercules in the Peloponnese and Delphi – 10 days

Get ready for an amazing 10-day / 9-night, high-end Culture Route program that combines astonishingly the private tour of the impressive Greek Mythology of seven of the twelve tribes of Heracles in the Peloponnese.

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This is Sparta..!

Our journey will last six days and during this time we will have the opportunity to tell more about the mythology, the history and the social organization of the areas through the centuries.