Hiring a boat is an excellent way to discover the hidden beauty of Nafpaktos in the Corinthian Gulf. Nafpaktos is a large seaside town with a natural port that is ideal for a private boat trip in Greece. You can find the ideal catamaran, sailboat, motor yacht or speedboat of your choice by contacting the owners of the vessels or simply allow a BednBlue travel expert to guide you with some suggestions.
You have plenty of options:
You can book and hire a sailboat or speedboat with a skipper, or without if you own a license, and enjoy a one-day cruise to Trizonia island. You also have the option to rent a motorboat, their fast cruising speed will allow you to tour various beaches you desire with ease. With the option to book a catamaran, you can enjoy a scenic cruise along the Corinthian Gulf or spend a few days in the Gulf of Patra. Finally, you can hire a sailboat and cross the Corinth Canal for an exotic escape to the Ionian islands for as many days as you wish.
In Greece, Nafpaktos is considered one of the most beautiful coastal cities. Even though not many tourists know about it, it is extremely popular among locals due to the gorgeous beaches. The Nafpaktos Port is an interesting Venetian fortress embracing the city. It ends by the sea, so you can spend your evening walking around the Old Town. You can admire the beautiful Venetian Castle of Nafpaktos. This occupies most of the fortifications, and it stands grand on top of the hill. It dates back to the 5th century, making it one of the most interesting areas to visit n Greece.
By renting a boat in Nafpaktos you can explore several Blue Flag beaches that have little to no tourist crowds. Grobovo Beach is positioned on the east, and it is narrower than other Greek beaches. Psani Beach is located on the west, is bigger and less crowded during peak season. The main advantage of spending your holiday on these beaches is that they are surrounded by trees. So, you can benefit from natural shade when needed. Chiliadou, Monastiraki and Skaloma are some other beautiful beaches you can explore near Nafpaktos.
You can also rent a boat in Nafpaktos and enjoy a day cruise to Trizonia island. Trizonia is the largest island of the Corinthian Gulf and is vehicle-free. Several yachts depart from Chania and moor in the natural harbor of Trizonia. Here you can enjoy swimming in unique remote beaches and enjoy eating at wonderful Greek taverns. Some other destinations you can cruise to on a 2 or 3-day charter itinerary are Delphi, Patra, Missolonghi. Finally, the Ionian islands are within easy reach as you come out of the passage of the Corinthian Gulf and they ensure a great week adventure on a sailboat.
Nafpaktos has plenty to offer, especially if you’re looking forward to exploring interesting Greek settlements. A day trip can take you to Blue Lake, one of the most intriguing places in Greece. The lake is nearby the sea offering a scenic view. Moreover, there are several hiking opportunities in the area, including the historical Ano Chora. You can also rent a boat or a catamaran so that you enjoy the welcoming waters of Nafpaktos during your stay. Nafpaktos is one of the least crowded tourist destinations in Greece. Besides being gorgeous, it has plenty to offer in terms of local food. Make sure you take the time to taste mussels with rice or reward yourself with a delicious local cake.
Below you will find some useful information once you have decided to rent a boat in Nafpaktos.
Puerto de Lepanto/ Nafpaktos Port: Ideal for medium-sized boats and located in a picturesque setting. There are plenty of restaurants and cafés nearby. For other options to find your ideal boat or to anchor, Patra and Galaxidi in the Corinthian Gulf are great options.
Patra-Araxos is the nearest airport to Nafpaktos which is 27.4 miles away (roughly 44 km).
You can also take a train from Athens to Nafpaktos which takes approximately 4 hours 30 min.
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