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Lucky Escape for Walkers as Landslide Blocks Greek City's Seaside Route

A dangerous landslide has blocked one of the Greek city of Nafplio's most beautiful seaside walks. A rain of earth and boulders crashed down from overhanging outcrops on Friday, closing most of the one-kilometer walk called the Arvanitia by locals. Although...

Nafplio Historical Buildings Decay and Crumble

Dozens of historical buildings Nafplio are about to crumble due to time decay and the negligence of authorities, according to the Athens News Agency. City residents are complaining since some of the buildings are on busy streets and there is...

Armada of Luxury Ships Descends Upon Greece's Nafplio (video)

It is not everyday you see an armada of luxury yachts from all over Europe descend upon one city, but Nafplio in the Peloponnese is hosting dozens of vessels for the rich and famous ahead of a maritime show...

Supermoon Uncovers New Beach in Nafplio (video)

Nafplio residents woke up to an impressive, and slightly scary, phenomenon this week as the full moon caused a low tide which revealed a new beach. The waters in front of Nea Kios village moved dozens of meters back into...

A Tale of Two Greek Cities: When Nafplion was Capital and Hermoupolis the Main Port

Greece has a long and chequered history of being ‘under siege’. In the previous millennium alone, Byzantine, Ottoman, Frankish, Venetian and German occupation have all left their mark, not to mention the ongoing ‘economic siege’ currently taking it’s painful...

Splendid Supermoon Lights Up Greece's Skies [Stunning Photos]

The most spectacular supermoon in nearly 70 years lit up the Greek skies on Monday. The full moon's technical name is perigee-syzygy of the Earth-moon-sun system. Scientists say that the last time the moon was this close to the...

Writer Victoria Hislop Finds Inspiration in Greece's Peloponnese

On searching for inspiration for her latest book, writer Victoria Hislop explored Peloponnese and praised its beauties in a feature published in the Mail on Sunday. The British author explains that Peloponnese, the southern peninsula of mainland Greece, is in...

Top 5 Reasons Greek Peloponnese Is the 'Must visit place in 2016'

Located at just about a 1-hour drive from Athens, the Peloponnese region offers many different historical sites, culture and beauty to tourists looking for a spectacular trip in Greece. Just recently, Lonely Planet awarded the Peloponnese its top “must...

The World's Largest Sailboat Cruise Makes a Stop in Nafplio!

On Sunday morning the Club Med 2, the world's largest sailboat cruise, made an appearance at Nafplio as it docked for the day. Built in 1992 in Le Havre, France, the Club Med 2 has a length of 194 meters...

Parthenon-Shape Coffin for Patriotic Greeks (video)

A funeral home in Nafplio, in Peloponnese, has built a special order coffin in the shape of the Parthenon and its form has become all the rage in the area. The particular coffin is made of marble and wood, using...