Winter Moments in Nafplion

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Nafplio

Nafplio or Nafplion is a city of Peloponnesus, capital of Argolida and the main port of the eastern Peloponnese. According to the census of 2001 it had 13,822 inhabitants. It is one of the most picturesque cities in the country and was the capital of the Greek state in the years 1828 to 1833.

Nafplio is known for Bourtzi small fort built on an island in the harbor, and two great castles of Nafplio Palamidi Venetian fortress that dominates the town and the Venetian fortress Akronafplia other, on the homonymous peninsula, is built on two consecutive hills separation is due to tectonic causes.

Tourism emerged slowly in the 1960s, but not to the same degree as some other Greek areas. Nevertheless, it tends to attract a number of tourists from Germany and the Scandinavian countries in particular. Nafplio enjoys a very sunny and mild climate, even by Greek standards, and as a consequence has become a popular day or weekend road-trip destination for Athenians in wintertime.

Nafplio is a port, with fishing and transport ongoing, although the primary source of local employment currently is tourism, with two beaches on the other side of the peninsula from the main body of the town and a large amount of local accommodation. There are frequent bus services from/to Athens (KTEL).

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Comments (456)

Marc Lat on August 12

Great! Beautiful composition! Very nice!

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Greetings, Marc

Ravensoord on August 24

The space, freedom of the landscape is to feel here! Beautiful the point from where you captured with the mountains at the horizont and sunny lighted town or village laying deep! L&F

Have a nice evening!

Peter

eliseo c. martínez on August 31

Espléndida imagen.Linda composición y muy buen encuadre.Me gustó.

YSL 131/447

Cordiales saludos desde Buenos Aires.

Eliseo.

Jurek Adamski on September 26

Co za widok. L+F

Ramil Rzayev on October 29

Excellent shot, beautiful photo!

LK&FV

Greetings, Ramil

ICE CUSTODIAN on December 4

Very splendid view!!

<<<LIKE!!>>>

Best wishes Ice.

Kamalakar Anthati on December 5

Beautiful View,Excellent shot,
LIKE 453,
Greetings From India,Kamalakar.
Keep Panoramio ALIVE.

Judit Losonciné Zana on December 9

Wonderful spectacle, and Favorit.

Best regards, Judit

Valentine Verchenko on December 14

Dear Νίκος. This is very interesting looking picture of big bay with mountains. YS 135! My heartliest greetings. Valentine

SteenJensen on December 25

Beautiful view. F+L -Steen

ssSUH on December 26

Wonderful!

Marvelous! I would like to be in this place!

Regards, ssSUH

Lucien Kivit on January 3

Wonderful panoramic view , well captured , YS added , regards Lucien

Berpoelv on January 6

Da kann man es im Winter aushalten, L/F, viele Grüße Bernd

B. Pappas on January 13

Καταπληκτικό μέρος, και λήψη!

Αρέσει 457

και

Αγαπημένη 138!

IFL BO 11 days ago

Ein wunderschöner Blick, Nikoc! YSL! Herzliche Grüße, Barbara

Rainer.Patzig 8 days ago

Excellnt panorama Nikos. F140, L459.

Greetings and best wishes Rainer

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 20, 2013
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    by Νίκος Γεωργακόπουλος
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ150
    • Taken on 2013/01/06 14:35:55
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 4.50mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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