The Vibrant Colors of Nafplio

Drive two hours south of Athens and find the charming seaside town of old Nafplio, Peloponnese. Perched on a hillside, this colorful Venetian-influenced town overlooks the Argolic Gulf and island fortress of Bourtzi.

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Starting at the top of the town, make your way down steep staircases to terraced lanes filled with shops, tavernas, charming old Venetian and neoclassical-style buildings, and hotels painted in vibrant colors.

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At the upper level of the town, it’s hard to miss this striking, restored red house with green shutters.

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At the lower end of town, there are plenty of tavernas to choose from when you are ready to eat. This taverna is decorated with chairs painted in a fun assortment of primary colors.

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Climb up and down steep stone staircases to browse the town and you will get plenty of exercise to earn a tasty gelato.

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This Gelateria not only has a yummy assortment of gelato but is decorated beautifully with vibrant pink and green chairs and fun artwork.

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Wind down the day and walk the promenade by the sea to view the fortress of Palamidi perched on the mountaintop above the town.

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Inspiration: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Vibrant Colors.

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