Location and access

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The Hotel Grand Sarai Nafplio is situated on the foot of Akronafplia hill, close to Syntagma Square and the Church of St. Spyridon. The main entrance of Grand Sarai is located on Potamianou street. Moreover,the squares of the Three Admirals, St. George’s and Kapodistrias are very close. The romantic promenade overlooking Bourtzi fortress, the picturesque neighborhood of Psaromachala and the lively bars and taverns of Nafplio are all within 5-10 minutes’ walk from the hotel.

The town of Nafplio is easily accessible both by car and by bus.


By car

The car is the most convenient and practical way to travel. The distance from Athens to Nafplio is 137 km, which can be travelled within two hours depending on traffic and vehicle speed. After Corinth, follow the highway of Corinth-Tripoli (exit to Argos) and head to New Tiryns and then to Nafplio. If you are in Patras (183 km) you have to take the highway Athens-Patras and when you reach Corinth turn to the highway of Corinth-Tripoli.

When you reach the national street of Argos-Nafplio, with direction to Nafplio center, turn right to Sidiras Merarhias street and then left to Siggrou avenue. The road at the end of Siggrou avenue continues under the name of Fotomara. Move at the end of Fotomara street and park at the dead end parking space. Just opposite your will notice the Catholic Church and at the stairs on your right is the Hotel Grand Sarai Nafplio.

For parking instruction in the old town of Nafplio contact the service desk of Grand Sarai.

Travel distances of Grand Sarai from important Greek cities:

  • Thessaloniki 587 km
  • Ioannina 408 km
  • Volos 404 km
  • Kalamata 156 km
  • Sparti 123 km
  • Chalkida 208 km
  • Aleksandroupoli 925 km

By bus

The bus terminal (tel.+30 27520 27323) is located at a close distance from the hotel Grand Sarai Nafplio, on Siggrou Avenue (Siggrou 8) and next to Nikitara Square. Nafplion is connected by frequent bus routes to Athens, and other cities of Argolis and the Peloponnese-like Corinth, Tolo, Drepano, Lygourio, Old and New Epidaurus, Tiryns, Mycenae, Tripoli, Kranidi, Porto Heli, Methana, Galatas, Agia Triada, Midea and New Tiryns.

From Athens, buses to Nafplio leave from Kifissos stations and distance can be traveled in about two to two and a half hours, depending on traffic.