Ξενοδοχείο Ναύπλιο Αιών – Aion Hotel Nafplio

Alternative Tourism Guide

About Us..

Our team consists of local experienced people & licensed partners in several activities such as: hiking, cycling, sports caving, water sports & 4×4 riding.

You’ve had enough of crowded places? You always seek less famous places?Υου always search for a reason to take your backpack?! You want to feel like local people?

We would like to show you the beauty of our homeland & of the places we used to do activities we love.

Forgotten historic paths offering amazing views and isolated beauties are waiting for you!

Bicycle tours:

For us cycling is a way of life woven into our daily reality. Nafplio has provided us with a glorious venue to commit ourselves to spreading the culture of cycling.
By combining our cycling expertise with our Nafplio expertise and sharing it with our guests, we reap rewards by witnessing their joy discovering Nafplio in slow motion.
The bicycle team of ‘Alternative Tourism Nafplio’ knows better the secrets of the region so do cycle with us!!
Also there are routes to do through provincial roads so you can rent with very low cost from the municipality of Nafplio FS bikes.
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Small/Medium routes:
**Tolo-Pirgiotika-Profitis Ilias-Tolo
Distance : 25 km
Level: Medium
Main sights: Orange & olive fields, ancient mill, traditional village, panoramic view of argolic gulf & it’s surroundings.

Price from : 5,00€ To:28,00€ (Per person)

Advanced Routes:

** Nafplio-Drepano-Kadia-Monastery of ‘egg’-Nafplio

Distance : 80 km
Level: Advanced
Main sights: Sea fishes villages, ride across the beach, ancient Monastery, gorgeous view in attitude 300m.
Price from : 10,00€ To: 35,00€ (Per person)

Night cycling:

** Tolo-Plaka beach-Vivari-Kadia beach

Level: Medium
Distance: 30 km
Hot spots: Night cycling experience with cooler temperature, moonlight scenery, relaxed mood with nice music in a popular, local beach bar!

Price from : 10,00€ To: 35,00€ (Per person)
** The routs could be shorter starting from nearest spots. We have the possibility to transfer the bicycles to the spot we desire to start.
** The above routes are sample and their starting point/city can be changed from your stay (Τοlo, Nafplio or surroundings)

Culture and Activities – Day trips

The prefectures such as Argolida and it’s neighbor prefectures :Arcadia & Korinthia, Messinia, have countless unknown, traditional, villages which every summer & autumn have local festivals.
We can combine culture & activities around the villages which have beautiful, unique nature to explore!
Keep in touch to learn our upcoming events :

We also can organize for you one day trips to:
** The Lepida’s waterfalls (prefectures of Arcadia): At winter, autumn, spring time
** The Neda’s waterfalls (prefectures of Messinia)-All year time
** Ancient Troizina and it’s secret path to waterfalls (prefecture of Argolida)- All year time
** Volcano of Methana (prefecture of Argolida)- All year time
** Gorge of Virou & Noupantis (prefecture of Messinia)- At summer, autumn, spring time

Hiking

Our team has experienced members who can lead you in local paths! The hiking team of ‘Alternative tourism in Nafplio’, maps constantly and discover new paths. Our love and passion for nature, for the place where they have born and grew up, made us walk step by step every forgotten path with its unique beauties! If you are in our town randomly or in vacations, you want to explore places that only local people knows, you love nature and walking, do not look in tourist guides or brochures for such places because there are not exists!

Do alternative vacations , feel like local people!

Walking tours:

Relaxed:

Our team counts an experienced alternative therapist, Anna, who loves working in natural environment and offers holistic therapies. Her sessions can be in the fresh open sea atmosphere of a beach or at the top of a hill combined with the panoramic view of the Argolic Gulf, the mountains and the Palamidi castle.
Price from: 60.00€

Small medium walks:

** Prosymni-Mycenae:
Distance : 11 km one way
Level: Medium
Main sights: Acropolis of Mycenae, walking the same ancient path that the King of Agamemnon walked, Hellenistic tower, Roman baths.

** Nafplio- Pronia-Agia Moni-Karonis distilleries-Lion of Bavarian-Nafplio

Distance : 8 km
Level: Easy
Main sights: Suburb of Pronia, olive fields, panoramic sea view & mountains view, middle-byzantine age monastery, famous Karoni’s Distilleries the Lion of Bavarian.
Price from:7,00€ To: 35.00€
Advanced:
** Nafplio- Agia Moni- Metamorfosi Sotiros-Nafplio
Distance : 18 km
Level: Medium
Main sights: Panoramic view of Argolis gulf, monasteries with historical & archaeological interest, orange fields & vineyard.
Price from: 10.00€ To: 45.00€ (per person)
The above routes are sample and their starting point/city can be changed from your stay (Τοlo, Nafplio or surroundings) for more info visit us : alternativetourismnafplio.wordpress.com

Riding with a jeep 4×4

At your service our experienced local partners in super jeep tours in Argolis and it’s surrounding prefectures Arcadia & Korinthia with their unique landscapes!
We run a mixed fleet of modified Land Rover Discovery V8 4000c, Hyundai Sanda Fe 2000c diesel & Suzuki Grand Vitara 2000c which will get you off the beaten track by crossing rivers and driving on mountain roads!

You should experience to ride :

** Nafplio-Monastery of Karakala & Aygou-
Ancient Epidauros-Nafplio

Level:
Distance: About 95 km
Duration : About 5 hours
Time period: All year
Hot spots: Famous local & historical monastery (11th century), beautiful mountain landscapes,mountain isolated villages,pinewood, off road routes to the ancient theater of Epidaurus

Price from : 27.50€ To:80.00 (per person)

** Nafplio- Ancient Nemea-Plain of Skotini-
Lake of Stimfalia-Lake of Doxas

Level:
Distance: About 200 km
Duration : About 10 hours
Time period: All year
Hot spots: Αncient Nemea :Famous ancient city, known by the mythical lion killed by Hercules. The ruins of the temple of Nemean Zeus located in a short distance from the village.
Price from : 37.50€ To:125.00€ ((per person)
** It is also possible for someone to enjoy the 4×4 jeep tours following our jeep with your own! -Price from :15.00€ To:75.00€ (per Jeep)