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The Greek Revolution of 1821 as a pivotal chapter in Greek history and a piece in the puzzle of world history.
The goal of this tour is to comprehend the Greek Revolution of 1821, to highlight its significance, its relationship with other revolutions and wars for independence that flared up at approximately the same time, and the effect it had on the rest of the world and how it was affected by it.
The Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution referred to by Greeks in the 19th century as simply the (Greek : Agonas) “Struggle”, was a successful war of independence waged by Greek revolutionaries against the Ottoman Empire between 1821 and 1830.
The Greeks were later assisted by Great Britain, France and Russia, while the Ottomans were aided by their North African vassals, particularly the eyalet of Egypt. The war led to the formation of modern Greece. The revolution is celebrated by Greeks around the world as independence day on 25 March.
Nafplion,which is one of Greece’s prettiest and most romantic towns. It occupies a knockout waterside location beneath the towering Palamidi fortress, and is graced with attractive narrow streets, elegant Venetian houses, neoclassical mansions and interesting museums. It is also chock-full of tavernas, posh boutiques and comfortable hotels and guesthouses.
Nafplio is known for Bourtzi, a small fortress built on an island in the port.
From 1930 the castle was transformed into a hotel, which operated until 1970, hosting many celebrities. Today, together with Palamidi, it is the trademark of the city of Nafplio and you can go by small boats in front of the port. The view from Bourtzi to the city, with the emblematic Palamidi is simply magnificent. Palamidi, is a Venetian fortress that dominates the city, for Akronafplia (Turk. Its-Kale), another Venetian fortress, on the peninsula of the same name. Ioannis Kapodistrias was murdered at the entrance of the picturesque church of Agios Spyridon.
The city is full of historian traces from Facts of the Greek Revolution of 1821 such as Important mansions, fotresses, churches, monuments. Join us to initiate you to the Greek History of 19th century and the importancy for the European existence and develpoment.
An unforgetable experience which help you to live the Greek Revolution and culture !
Prices / minimum 4 persons
85€/person for minimum 4 participants.
70€/Kid age 10+ for 4 participants.
Prices / 5 up to 8 persons
80€/person for minimum 5 participants.
65€/Kid age 10+ for 5 participants.
For less or more participants please contact us in order to offer you flexible rates.Less
This tour is available during all year,depending the weather conditions and you can select your date during the booking process. We’ll then get back to you with the confirmation.
If you don’t find any dates that are suitable for you, just get in touch by phone or email and we’ll let you know if anything can be arranged. We always do our best to get the experience that suits you best.
Comfortable athletic clothing that allows you to move freely.
Bottle of water 1,5lt.
Sunscreen (especially during summer months).
Hiking shoes (low or high). Trainers, open shoes like sandals or flip-flops are unsuitable.
One day hiking backpack 20lt (if available).
A spare T-shirt.
A windstopper jacket.
Appropriate clothes for the season.
Difficulty level : Easy,suitable for adults and children (minimum age 10 years).
Season: all year.
Duration (total): 4 hours.
Meeting point: At a designated meeting point,port or Constitution square of Nafplio.
departure time: 08:30 a.m.
Final meeting time,point and information will be advised by sms or email one (1) day before the departure of your tour/activity.
Great for solo travelers, couples, friends, and parents with young children (10 years minimum)
If you have any food ingredient allergy or allergy on other natural sources like egg bees, please let us know.
Children need to be accompanied by an adult.
Participants should feel comfortable in walking and able to walk.
Difficulty level : Easy, suitable for children and adults
Season: Spring, Summer, Autumn
Duration (total): 4 hours.
For any tour is required a minimum number of participations in order to be materialized. In case of less participants our travel agency has the right to cancel the tour or to postpone the date in another with more participants.Last day of information about the materialisation of the tour can be 1 day before departure as some new last minute - bookings or cancelations can influence the tour.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the prebooked tour.
All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned.
Social distancing is maintained in vehicles up to 65% of the total capacity per vehicle ( taxi-minivan-minibus-bus)
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds.
Masks are required, please bring your own..
The year 2021 can turn out to be a milestone for Greece. The celebration of the 200 years since the outbreak of the Greek Revolution of 1821 and the War of Independence is a key historical event which, seen and analyzed in a creative way, can constitute the basis for a fertile dialogue between the Greek society and the country’s institutions.
Memory isn’t something static, and History isn’t exclusively related to the past, as it can offer a continuing lesson – useful for our present and our future. Especially for us – Greeks, History and Culture are undoubtedly the driving forces for our survival in our nation’s adventurous journey into space-time.