Nafplion Cruise Port

Port of Nafplion: An Overview

Nafplion is a spectacular destination with a history that dates back to prehistoric times. Travelers can spend the day lounging in the sand, engaging in watersports or venture into town where they'll find historic landmarks and buildings as well as ancient ruins. There are also several indoor museums, ideal for cooler or rainy days, including a folk art museum, an archaeological museum and a war museum.

--By Shayne Thompson, Cruise Critic contributor

  • Nafplion: Westerdam
    HAL - EXC - 'Mycenae & Epidaurus.' Well worth it! Our tour guide was magnificent. When our bus first pulled up at the UNESCO 'Royal Palace, Lion's Gate,' site many of us were daunted by the distance to the top of the site. The way our clever and ... Read more
  • Nafplion: Wind Star
    Highly recommend the Silo Art Gallery near Mycenae; they offer hands-on pottery workshops, and have an extensive gallery of pottery and statuary if you're looking to buy something. Even if you aren't, touring the workshops is fascinating. ... Read more
  • Nafplion: Westerdam
    The tour was Ancient Corinth and Mycenae. We enjoyed it very much. We got to see the ancient forum where the Apostle Paul spoke. Then we went to the Citadel of Mycenae. It was a long walk up the hill but worth every step. We saw the Lion's Gate, and ... Read more
  • Nafplion: Westerdam
    Visited ruins at Mycenae and the Beehive Tomb; these were fantastic ruins. Stopped at Palamidi Castle and took the stairs (857!) down from the castle to the town. Would not recommend the steps if you are not in good health as they are very steep. It ... Read more
  • Nafplion: Seabourn Encore
    Walked in town but with temps at 109 degrees we did not have a great experience and found many of the shops closed. ... Read more