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Places to go while you are staying at Villa Merika

The Folklore Museum was voted Museum of the Year in 1981. The museum displays many a fascinating and instructive tableaux, ranging from interiors, great costumes, furniture, musical instruments, jewelry and tools, to name just a few of the many objects you find here. (Street: Vas. Alexandrou)
The Komboloi Museum is, as far as we know, the only one of its kind in the world. Shop on the ground floor, a museum in the second, both filled to the brim with beautiful kombolois. Kombolois are worry beads, the small "pearl chains" particularly elderly Greek men can be…
The War Museum covers the recent war history of the area - the liberation wars in the first part of the 1800s and World War II. Weapons, uniforms, pictures and texts are among the exhibited material. The building also has an interesting history, housing Greece's first military academy from 1828.…
Nafplio's oldest castle, AcronafplĂ­a, rises at the top of the old town. Parts of the castle were built in the Bronze Age, and there are still remnants of these old walls in the western part of the castle. Acronafplia was later extended and amplified by respectively Romans, Franks and Venetians.…
Bourtzi or "the Castle» by the Venetians , or " Thalassopyrgos " in the 1821 race , is a small island in front of the port of Nafplion .Small boats head out to the fortress, leaving from the port fairly regularly. The trip lasts only a couple of minutes, and…
Palamidi is a fortress in Nafplion which was built in 1687 by the Venetians, after the capture of the hill on which it is located, after a fierce battle with the Ottomans during the Venetian-Turkish War. The hill on which is located a height 216 meters and climb Palamidi done…
Syntagma square is located in the heart of Nafplio. The square is surrounded by historic, beautiful neoclassical buildings such as the old house, the Kapodistrias Palace, home of Th. Kolokotronis, the church of St. George and the archaeological museum. At Syntagma square you can find lots of restaurants, cafes and…
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