"For ice cream, go to the Italian" is what they say in Nafplio when referring to one of the benchmarks in the beautiful town of Nafplio. You will have to head for Farmakopoulou Street, behind Syntagma Square, for this gelato experience. Antica Gelateria di Roma has numerous ice cream flavours.
The Italian owners, Marcello and Claudia, will introduce you to the secrets of an authentic Italian gelateria. The loud Italian music together with the delightful aromas will guide you to the entrance of the shop. From there on, the experts will enlighten you on the 30 or so different ice cream flavours made with fresh, seasonal fruit (sorbet) and local Argolida milk (cream ice cream), prepared on the premises.
The chocolate sorbet with grappa or chili pepper, the chocolate hazelnut and the ice cream with stevia (herb) are unique flavors. Of the all time classic options, make sure you try the cream with fruit pieces and the zuppa inglese with cake, raisins and rum.
You will also find authentic Italian sweets here like tiramisu and panna cotta, as well as orange cake, snacks with Italian prosciutto, homemade jams and various other Italian products, such as limoncello and mandarinello, cantuccini biscuits, made especially for the gelateria in a bakery in Florence, including panettone etc. Alternatively, you can drink an authentic Italian expresso or cappuccino.