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Multi-day & one day trips worth making in Argolida

Your trips at a glance! Taking your place of stay as your starting base, look for and read all the suggested tours in Nafplio, in Argos-Mykines Municipality, Tolo, Epidaurus and the nearby islands of Argosaronikos i.e. Spetses, Hydra, and Aegina. We suggest you tours that last from a few hours and/or days to archaeological sites and monuments, in places of rare natural beauty and tours at religious sites such as churches and monasteries. Fill your camera and your memory with images and experiences that will be memorable throughout your life from your excursions with your loved ones. Find the tour that suits you!

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City walking tour of Nafplio

During this amazing walking tour in the picturesque alleys of Nafplio, we visit all the most popular sights and we experience its best parts with a local guide. We visit the most important archaeological sites, we search for traces of the Franks, Venetians and Ottomans in the architecture of the city and we enjoy yhe scents of the basils and jasmines that are so characteristic for the city and its castles.
The tour is for the first time visitors of Nafplio who want to see and learn as much as possible in just two hours.

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The tour is ideal for those visiting first time the city of Nafplio and want to see and learn as much as possible in a short time.

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Religious Tour

The Prefecture of Argolis is known for its ancient history and the famous Byzantine buildings and monuments of Greek orthodoxy. Byzantine and post-Byzantine churches, impressive cathedrals, chapels, monasteries with their remarkable illustration, mosaics, frescoes and icons, witness the adherence to traditions.

In this half-day trip of religious interest we visit beautiful monasteries and churches of historical interest and we learn about their route in time. We meet the monks who welcome us in their monastery and offer traditional local dishes. We admire the breathtaking scenery that surrounds each monastery and we rejoice in the devout and hospitable places, highlighting the rare historical and the cultural past of Greece.

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Visit some of the most important monasteries and churches of Argolida and meet the monks who welcome us into their odd, offering sweet and passion for their faith in God.

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Epidaurus & Mycenae Tour

If you love history and culture, Argolis is a “must” place to visit. It is concidered one of the most famous destinations in Greece and an ideal place for travelers who like visiting priceless archaeological sites.

The famous Mycenae and the ancient theatre of Epidaurus are waiting for us to recount their rich history and to step us back in time on a history tour.

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You can enjoy your coffee at the archaeological site of company Mycenae with their “mythic” heroes of the Mycenaean civilization and then, if the weather of course is good, prepare a picnic for your lunch at Epidaurus next to the ancient theater, in a huge wooded and green area.

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Άκοβα – Κεφαλάρι

Στο σημείο όπου ενώνονται οι ράχες της Λάρισας και της Ασπίδας, ξεκινά δεξιά ένας δρόμος που οδηγεί προς την Άκοβα και την Χούνη. Πρόκειται για μια ακόμα ασφάλτινη διαδρομή χωρίς όμως ιδιαίτερη κίνηση από αυτοκίνητα.

Με το που θα στρέψει κανείς από το διάσελο προς Άκοβα, θα πρέπει να πάρει βαθιές ανάσες αφού μπροστά του θα έχει να αντιμετωπίσει μια μικρή ανηφοριά με μεγάλη όμως κλίση.

Αυτό είναι το πιο δύσκολο σημείο όλης της διαδρομής. Μένοντας στο αριστερό μέρος του δρόμου φτάνετε σε μια διασταύρωση όπου ο δρόμος ευθεία οδηγεί στην Χούνη και στο λημέρι των αγωνιστών του 1821, σκαλισμένο στην κυριολεξία πάνω στον απότομο βράχο.

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Ξεκουραστείτε και χαλαρώστε στο χωριό Κεφαλάρι, στις καφετέριες και στις ταβέρνες, που υπάρχουν γύρω και πολύ κοντά στην πανέμορφη εκκλησία της Ζωοδόχου Πηγής.

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Walking tour at the area of Didima

Didima which means twins in Greek is a village of the municipality of Hermione at the prefecture of Argolis. The village is built in the basin of the foothills of the same name mountain (Didima) and it’s distance from Nafplio is 75 km away approx. 1h driving.

Sightseeing of the village is the geological forms with the shape of crater which are dolines The doline is cavernous pit in the surface of the earth without a roof.

There are two caves in the Didima. To the smallest one you step down through stoa which is dug in the ground.Through a rich vegetation of oaks and pines there are two churches St. George (1200 AD) on the southern side and the Transfiguration of the Lord on the north side.
At the biggest one they have fount human traces from the Neolithic era 4000 BC.

During the spring every year is being held the tulip festival which is very rare to find spontaneous tulip all over the Greece.

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Swim in the beautiful SaladI beach located just 5 km from the village of Didima and is considered as one of the greatest beaches in Ermioni Municipality.

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Cruises from Tolo

Cruises office in Tolo offers leisure mini-cruises to the picturesque Saronic islands of Spetses, Hydra and Poros and the enchanting historic castle-town of Monemvasia. The programme was varied and fun-filled with barbecues, picnics and cruises to Hydra and Spetses, thus began the tradition of day cruises in the Argos-Nafplio-Tolo area. The cruise programme runs from late March to late October. In addition to the ever-popular day cruises to Monemvasia and the islands Hydra, Poros and Spetses, the boats offer a variety of special cruises such as picnics, barbecues and evening cruises. The boats are also available for charter, for group cruises and for private parties, receptions and celebrations.

Telephone
27520-59430, 59145, 58310

Address
Sekerh 37, Tolo, 210 56
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It is worth visiting Spetses in celebration of Armada, a particularly impressive celebration that takes place in the port of Spetses every year on the second Saturday of September.

And Hydra in Miaoulia, the great celebration held every year on the last week of June, which is closer to 21 June.