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Cycling Nafplio

Cycling Nafplio

Product Code : 4716

About The Place

Nestled along the scenic shores of the Argolic Gulf in the eastern part of the Peloponnese, Nafplio stands as a testament to Greece’s rich history and natural beauty. This charming town, often referred to as Nafplion, captivates visitors with its harmonious blend of well-preserved historic treasures, stunning landscapes, and a vibrant atmosphere that beckons exploration.

Nafplio’s history dates back millennia, and the town’s architecture tells a captivating tale of the civilizations that have left their mark. The most prominent landmark is the Palamidi Fortress, a Venetian masterpiece perched high on a hill overlooking the town. To reach its summit, you can ascend a staircase of 999 steps or take a winding road for a more leisurely approach. Either way, the panoramic views from the fortress are nothing short of breathtaking, offering sweeping vistas of the town, the Argolic Gulf, and the surrounding mountains.

Another historical gem is the Bourtzi Fortress, which sits on a small islet in the middle of the harbor. Originally built by the Venetians, it has served various purposes throughout the centuries, including as a prison and a luxury hotel. Today, it stands as a picturesque symbol of Nafplio, illuminated at night and visible from the town’s waterfront.

The old town of Nafplio itself is a labyrinth of narrow cobblestone streets, neoclassical mansions, and charming squares. Syntagma Square, the town’s central square, is a hub of activity with outdoor cafes, shops, and a glimpse of the Greek way of life. The Archaeological Museum of Nafplio, housed in an elegant Venetian building, offers insight into the region’s ancient past.

Nafplio’s coastal location adds to its allure, with a stunning waterfront promenade that invites leisurely strolls and provides breathtaking views of the sea and nearby islands. Arvanitia Beach, a small pebble beach, is a hidden gem within walking distance from the old town, offering a quiet escape with crystal-clear waters.

For those seeking a more extensive beach experience, Karathona Beach is a short bike ride away. This sandy beach is surrounded by lush hills and offers a serene atmosphere for sunbathing, swimming, or simply unwinding under the Mediterranean sun.

Nafplio’s culinary scene is a delightful reflection of Greek gastronomy. Traditional tavernas and charming restaurants line the streets, offering a mouthwatering array of dishes. Savor freshly caught seafood, indulge in moussaka, and sample Greek salads made with locally sourced ingredients. Pair your meal with local wines, such as the famous Nemean wines, for a true taste of the region.

Nafplio, Greece, is a destination that seamlessly marries history, natural beauty, and cultural richness. Its well-preserved historical landmarks, captivating old town, and stunning coastal setting make it a must-visit location for travelers seeking an authentic Greek experience. Whether you’re wandering through the ancient streets, hiking to the fortresses, or lounging on the tranquil beaches, Nafplio offers a timeless charm that leaves an indelible mark on the hearts of all who visit.


  • Bourtzi Fortress Island

  • Akronauplia Fortress

  • Palamidi Fortress

  • Learn about the history of Nafplio – Peloponnese, and the folklore stories of the fortresses in our view

Total Duration

  • 4 Hours

Full description

Nafplio Cycling Adventure!! Explore the historic wonders of Nafplio on a cycling tour.

Embark on a cycling adventure through the enchanting streets and scenic landscapes of Nafplio, Greece. This picturesque coastal town, steeped in history and nestled beneath the imposing Palamidi Fortress, offers a perfect backdrop for an unforgettable cycling tour.

The cycling tour of Nafplio offers a perfect blend of history, natural beauty, and culinary delights. Whether you’re an avid cyclist seeking a challenging ride or a leisurely explorer looking to soak in the town’s charm, Nafplio has something for everyone. As we pedal through its winding streets and coastal paths, you’ll discover that Nafplio is not just a destination; it’s an experience that combines the rich tapestry of Greek history with the serenity of the Argolic Gulf’s shores.



What to Bring

  • Hat & Sunglasses

  • Sunscreen

  • Towel

  • swimsuit

  • Running or Hiking Shoes


  • Photos sent at a later date

  • 1st Aid carried by your guides

  • Personal Insurance

  • Friendly English speaking guides

  • “First Aid Far From Help” certified by Wilderness Medical Training

  • Snacks and refreshments, with a focus on local products


  • Participants 4 +


  • Starting time 10:00
  • Ending time 14:00

Meeting point

Port of  Nafplio

Cancellation Policy - Flexible

  • Whenever you cancel 4 days or earlier than the confirmed activity starting date, your fee will be refunded for the entire activity charge.
  • In case of cancellation within 48 and 96 hours before the scheduled activity starting date, you'll get 50% reimbursed.
  • Those who cancel 48 hours or beyond are considered last-minute cancellations. There will be no refunds

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