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Tag: Nafplio

Statue of Kolokotronis in Nafplio illuminated

Statue of Theodoros Kolokotronis in Nafplio illuminated

2021 is an important milestone for Greece and Greeks around the world. It marks 200 years since the beginning of the Greek revolution that secured Greece’s independence after centuries of Ottoman Turkish tyranny. To commemorate the start of the bicentennial celebrations,…

Nafplio

Exploring beautiful Nafplio in Autumn

Named Greece’s prettiest and most romantic town, Nafplio is just two hours from Athens. A perfect destination for all seasons, but this magical town is in particular an ideal Autumn getaway because unlike many Aegean islands, which usually begin hibernating at the end of October, Nafplio is still buzzing in the cooler months.

Open-Air Museum of Contemporary Art in Nafplio

Open-Air Museum of Contemporary Art in Nafplio

Art flourishes in Nafplio! 14 contemporary artists display their creations on the pedestrian street of Vasileos Konstantinou in the centre of Nafplio. Two of the structures displayed at the open-air museum, as…

'empty chairs'

Greece joins European ’empty chairs’ protest

Greek cities participated in “empty chairs”, a European event to protest the shutdown of restaurants and food places during the coronavirus pandemic and the economic repercussions on the sector, on Wednesday evening.…

Stratis Haviaras

Greek poet Stratis Haviaras, passes away aged 85

Stratis Haviaras, a bilingual writer of literary works in English and Greek, has passed away at the age of 85, after a long health battle. Haviaras was a prominent and well-known in…

Blasphemous poster of Jesus circulates in Nafplio 2

Blasphemous poster of Jesus circulates in Nafplio

Event organisers of a Christmas party in the name of “Blasphemy” in the Greek city of Nafplio, have circulated a poster of Jesus Christ wearing lipstick and earrings. Public condemnation of the…

New luxury cruise ship sails its way to the Aegean 4

New luxury cruise ship sails its way to the Aegean

With a Greek captain at the helm, a new luxury cruise ship named ‘Celebrity Edge,’ which has been named the “best new cruise ship in the world” sailed its way into the…

Enjoying Springtime in the Peloponnese 11

Enjoying Springtime in the Peloponnese

The Peloponnese, or “Island of Pelops” as it was called in ancient times, is separated from the mainland by the narrow Corinth Canal. It is a multifaceted territory of ancient, medieval, and…

On this day in 1843, Theodoros Kolokotronis passed away 17

On this day in 1843, Theodoros Kolokotronis passed away

Theodoros Kolokotronis (Θεόδωρος Κολοκοτρώνης) was one of the most prominent figures of the Greek Revolution of 1821. Born on the 3rd of April of 1770 in Ramοvouni (Messenia), Kolokotronis was a politician,…

Nafplio

Exploring beautiful Nafplio in Autumn

Only two hours away from Athens, Nafplio has been named Greece’s prettiest and most romantic towns. It is set in a breathtaking location, on a small port beneath the towering Palamidi fortress,…

Nafplio: A Complete Guide 20

Nafplio: A Complete Guide

By Katrina Kallos It is nearly impossible to describe in words just how much I love the Peloponnese. Nafplio is indeed one of its gems and among one of the most romantic…

Nafplio: A Guide 21

Nafplio: A Guide

By Katrina Kallos It is nearly impossible to describe in words just how much I love the Peloponnese. Nafplio is indeed one of its gems and among one of the most romantic…