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The Venetian Castle of Nafpaktos

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Address: Montain, Naupactus 30300, Greece (Formerly Το κάστρο της Ναυπάκτου)
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Free castle with nice view and a lot of history.

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Very charming with awesome views over the town. There is an entrance fee, a couple of euros... Great views

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2016
Angela H
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Very charming with awesome views over the town. There is an entrance fee, a couple of euros... Great views

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

It is a pretty tough road up, on foot (you can drive) but worth the effort for the atmosphere and the views. By the way, with an entrance fee of just two euros, it is great value. Oh, in spite of what you will be told and read on the notice at the entrance, it is not open on Mondays... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This is probably the first place that anyone should visit in nafpaktos. The views are similar to those of Positano or Taormina in Italy. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

there aren't all the roads drives to Lepanto is only one and you must follow it.One of the more beautiful place in western sterea hellas.the place is unique full of history you might ask for more.

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Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Well maintained, cheap entrance and very friendly staff. The view of Nafpaktos from the castle is gorgeous.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Disappointed that the place closed at 3pm & we couldn't enter. The view was amazing from the top with perfect photo opportunities but unfortunately didn't get the chance to walk through the castle.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Very nice climb up to the Nafpaktos Castle. Great view from the top. One of our favorite towns in Greece!

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Vlissingen, Zeeland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

we visited the castle in the morning. nice drive up to the castle, very nice to visit with lovely views

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Samara, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Nice that it is possible to come by car - so it's no need to climb. Great view to both sides. And many thanks to the guy who works there!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

A must see attraction, it is only 2 euros to be admitted, well above the town, splendid views of the port and town. A little difficult to get too as the signage could be better.

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