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Travel, articles and photos from Greece mainland

Nafplio Greece

 

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Nafplio is a beautiful coastal town in the Peloponnese. It is a historical Greek town, which had once been the capital of the independent Greek state during the first years after the revolution of 1821

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Nafplio is situated in a wonderful area of the Argolis Gulf and is ideal for anyone to wander around the area of Argolis, its sights and beaches. In Nafplio you can see the lovely historic old town, the islet of Bourtzi, Acronafplia and its impressive castle Palamidi.

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Nafplio has an interesting cultural movement and a developed local market. It is only 140 km away from Athens and is ideal even for just a day trip, although most visitors prefer it as a weekend destination.

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Arta Greece

 

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Arta is a city on mainland Greece in the region of Epirus situated very near to the Ambracian gulf and at the estuary of Arachthos River. Arta was the capital of Epirus in ancient times while during the Byzantine era it was the capital of Despotate of Epirus.

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The surrounding area of Arta has an exceptional natural environment, high mountains, rivers, springs and waterfalls, lagoons with many rare species of birds, while the plain of Arta is famous for its agricultural production.

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The major sight of Arta is the historical bridge of Arta, but due to its long history Arta has many sights of archaeological, historical and religious interest in the area as there are many Byzantine churches and monasteries.

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