In the Odyssey, King Nestor receives Odysseus's son, who comes seeking word of his missing father. Join the long list of storied guests to Nestor's palace and others with this 12-day itinerary. Go from the Acropolis through historic sites at Nafplio, Mycenae, Pylos, and Olympia before sailing to the island of Zakynthos to explore its villages and vineyards, then return to watch the sun set over the Athenian Riviera.
Private Nafplio Old Town & Acronafplia Guided tour, Athens
You'll start your tour from Acronafplia, from where you will enjoy the incredible views over the red rooftops and out into the sea. From here, you can view Bourtzi Fort on a small island in the middle of the harbor, as well as some of the other important landmarks with your guide, before you will continue to the old town itself.
Then, you'll walk through the Gate of the Land, which was once part of the city's original walls. You will visit the Vouleftikon building, the very first Greek Parliament, and Constitution Square, also known as Syntagma Square, the main square in Nafplio. Other tour highlights include Fillelinon Square, the seafront, and the Town Hall, a beautiful neoclassical building.
This tour will be arranged at the optimum time taking into account various considerations, such as your overall schedule and the heat. Please let your travel specialist know in advance, if you have any specific constraints.
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Itineraries with Private Nafplio Old Town & Acronafplia Guided tour
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