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Návpaktos / Lepanto

facts in brief

Part of  Frederick de Wit map, ~1680
Part of Frederick de Wit map, ~1680

Facts in brief:

Seaport located on the strait connecting gulfs of Corinth & Patras; homeless Messenians moved here after end of Third Messenian War (461 BC); noted as site of naval battle where Holy League defeated the Turks in 1571.

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