Nafpaktos is a beautiful city, built in pine hillside amphitheater. With 18,231 inhabitants it is the second largest city Aitoloakarnania and is 42 km from Messolonghi and 10 kilometers from the ferry Antirrio. In recent years the city has modernized rapidly and are able to meet all of its visitors while maintaining much of the traditional style.
The old circular port with two watchtowers guarding the entrance charms even the most demanding guests. Preserved Venetian castle with successive rows of walls on top of the hill, is one of the most beautiful in Greece and a real gem for the city.
Nafpaktos is a city with a lot of traffic during the whole year, but that increases in the summer months. Visitors will find restaurants, taverns, ouzo bars downtown, the beaches or the castle hill overlooking the sea.
Nafpaktos ideal for summer holidays, because it has beautiful beaches both in the town and a short distance beyond. Specifically, there is the coastal zone of the municipality Nafpaktias the west and the coastal zone of the municipality Doridos the east.
In these extensive pebbly or sandy beaches with crystal clear waters, visitors can find and similar services, including hostels, rooms for comfortable stay and taverns with fresh fish. Apart from swimming, the Corinthian gulf causing him to traverse water skiing, windsurfing or boat. Services for refueling and docking your boat you will find in the area. Specifically, the port of Nafpaktos is deep and strong the motorized supply, but usually will not be able to find a "tie." A large, neat and deep enough to make yourself comfortable harbor for your boat (not sailing) will find the Hiliadou. In Marathi also there is a beautiful shallow bay with several free sites.
But the best harbor in the vicinity of the side of the Corinthian is "in port" on the island Crickets ideal for sailboats and large vessels
Rich and intense is the nightlife in Nafpaktos it offers memorable moments to locals and visitors. The harbor and surrounding roads inundated nearokosmo weekend filled tasteful and lively bars.
In summer there is a rich cultural activities, including arts and sporting events involving Greek and foreign groups, and theatrical and musical performances at the majestic castle, the garden of the mansion Botsari pier and picturesque harbor. Particularly interesting cultural activities are organized in villages.
Also, feasts and traditional fairground made one week in October 26, the feast of the city's patron, St. Demetrius.