Top 10 Greek castles to visit – Nafpaktos Castle

The castle under which the famous battle of Lepanto took place

The Venetian Castle of Nafpaktos has been a stronghold throughout the centuries. The Ozolian Locrians owned the castle at first, in the ancient times. In the Middle Ages, it fell to the Venetians, who equipped it until the Turks got it in the fifteenth century. Today it is a famous archaeological sight visited by many tourists every year.