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The Venetian Castle of Nafpaktos

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Historical castle in good upkeep

You can reach the castle from the town by different routes but all are quite intriguing and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reading, United Kingdom
Great views

This is a must when in Nafpaktos. It doesn’t take long to view, is part of this location’s rich... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nick Z
Melbourne, Australia
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“amazing views”(5 reviews)
“by foot”(3 reviews)
“steep climb”(3 reviews)
Free castle with nice view and a lot of history.
Montain, Naupactus 30300, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can reach the castle from the town by different routes but all are quite intriguing and steep! The castle is kept in reasonable condition but once at the ramparts, keep hold of children as there is nothing in place to stop them from falling...More

Thank A M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must when in Nafpaktos. It doesn’t take long to view, is part of this location’s rich history and if nothing else worth it for the amazing views and photo opportunities.

Thank Nick Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked all the way up, quite a climb but very well preserved and impressive remains. Fantastic views from the top.

Thank seleucus281bc
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful castle with great views at a very reasonable 2E each entry fee. It closes at 3pm and perhaps it is because we arrived at 2pm that the Byzantine church and museum in the castle was closed, or maybe it is only later in the...More

Thank Hopknight
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely worth visitting, view is unlimited and the breeze is refreshing enough that time stops for a moment.

Thank T1747BFchrist
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

It was closed and it opens only 10:00 to 15:00 o clock.it was also pich Black..there is no lighting when it gets dark...the only thing you can see after nightfall is the cafe below the castle..SHAME ON municipality for this behavior to this historical diamond...More

3  Thank Antonis K
Reviewed March 28, 2018

The castle is built on a very nice place. Really big, with lots of remains. The view is outstanding. Really deserves a visit.

1  Thank sotirispap2015
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Driving up is slightly hair raising but the views and history are mind boggling. The entry fee is a trivial 1 euro. Go there and look around - you won't be disappointed.

Thank ianpresnell
Reviewed October 29, 2017

You can’t miss this impressive fortress, sitting as it does in a perfect vantage point above the town and harbour and enjoying a perfect view across the Gulf of Corinth. You can drive up to the castle but we walked – it’s well signposted from...More

Thank Fergs85
Reviewed September 26, 2017

The best way to see Naupactus from above!! VERY nice view!! I believe you shave to visit the area in case you go to Naupactus.

Thank Christos T
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