ArgosPeloponnese, Argolida, Argos
Description of Argos
Argos is the oldest continuously inhabited town in Greece (stretching back an astonishing 6000 years). Today most of its past glory lies buried beneath the existing modern town. Although Argos is a modern city with hotels and restaurants, is usually overshadowed by the nearby famous resort of Nafplion, but is worth a visit, especially as an alternative base during the summer high season.
How to get to Argos
Nafplio is 135 km far from Athens. Follow the Athens-Corinth highway and then head to Tripoli, following the signs Argos-Nafplio.
Useful Phone Numbers in Argos
Police in Argos: +30 27510 67222
Medical Services in Argos: +30 27510 24455
Map for Argos1
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