Walk around the cobbled streets with the old mansions or the pedestrian walkway of Stenopazaro, where the old market and the small tavernas used to be.
For swimming a long clean beach starts from the port and extends for long. On the hill above the town, there is a strong Venetian Castle in a pine forest with great view to the sea and the city of Patras in the opposite coasts of Peloponnese. At the port, you will see a statue of Cervantes who lost his arm in a naval fight off Nafpaktos in the Medieval times.
The location is very convenient for road trips to Delphi, Olympia, Galaxidi,Patras and the many seaside villages
Gribovo is a pebbled beach in a walking distance from the city, is organized with fish taverns and small hotels.
Monastiraki is a sandy beach 12 km east of Nafpaktos, very popular among tourists and locals.There are bars and taverns on the coastline, where you can enjoy a refreshment or a meal on the beach.