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Nafpaktos

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Added on 10 Oct 2014,

last edited by »biroto-Redaktion« on 02 Nov 2014

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Name and address

Nafpaktos

GR-303 00 Ναύπακτος

Geodetic coordinates

38.393650 21.834058

Communication

Venecian fortress in Naupactus or Nafpaktos or Ναύπακτος or Lepanto
Venecian fortress in Naupactus or Nafpaktos or Ναύπακτος or Lepanto
Old Nafpaktos, view from the castle
Old Nafpaktos, view from the castle
Port of Nafpaktos, fortiffications and statues of Cervantes, and Georgios Anemogiannis
Port of Nafpaktos, fortiffications and statues of Cervantes, and Georgios Anemogiannis
Nafpaktos, view of the harbor from the castle
Nafpaktos, view of the harbor from the castle

The Nafpaktos is a seaside town (altitude. 15m.) the Corinthian Gulf and belongs to the prefecture Aetoloakarnanias. Built between Antirrio and the mouth of Mornou river it is one of the oldest Greek cities that experienced periods of great prosperity and was associated with significant historical events. This is confirmed by the excellent fortification, which starts from the port, continues with three walls and ends at the castle. It has been declared a traditional settlement .

Sights

  • The well preserved castle which dominates the pine-covered hills above the town.
  • The Venetian harbor.
  • The traditional houses in the city center and the cobbled streets.
  • The old family mansion Mpotsari which is converted into a private museum.
  • The two city beaches Psani and Grimpovo and the beaches nearby the village of Phocis.
  • The nearby Rio-Antirrio or officially Charilaos Trikoupis Bridge .
  • The museum "medicine". Museum of the national liberation struggle in 1821.
  • The traditional stone lighthouse in the Castle of Nafpaktos

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Συντάκτες της Βικιπαίδειας, 'Ναύπακτος', Βικιπαίδεια, Η Ελεύθερη Εγκυκλοπαίδεια, 31 Αυγούστου 2014, 09:55 UTC, [ανακτήθηκε 9 Οκτωβρίου 2014]

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EuroVelo: Mediterranean Route Greece original routing

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EuroVelo: Mediterranean Route Greece new routing

Route

0,6 km

EuroVelo: Mediterranean Route

Route

0,6 km

Added on 10 Oct 2014,

last edited by »biroto-Redaktion« on 02 Nov 2014