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Beaches  (1 result)
Beaches steeped in history

Greek beaches: the pride and joy of the thousands of the Greek islands and of the mainland’s rugged coasts alike. Countless beaches, famous for the purity of their waters and their morphological diversity, inspire the visitor with the magic of their ethereal beauty as well as with their own unique...

Destinations  (1 result)
Kalamata

The natural beauty of Messinia with the indented shores, sandy beaches, forested mountains and fertile valleys, coexists with significant archaeological monuments. Kalamata, the capital and central port of Messinia, is situated at the site of ancient Farai. Following independence from the Turks and...

Events  (1 result)
Kalamata International Dance Festival

Enjoy the International Dance Festival in one of the most gifted cities in Greece, Kalamata! The Kalamata International Dance Festival is the crown event of the year for the city's International Dance Centre, which was founded in the spring of 1995 for the purpose of supporting and promoting the...

Greece on the spotlight  (2 results)
Before Midnight

A big love in Messinian Mani Which set director wouldn’t envy a scenery as beautiful and as idyllic as the images and landscapes of the Messinian part of Mani, all along the coast of Messinia and at the foot of Mt Taygetos? Before Midnight is the third film by awarded Richard Linklater,...
Diving Parks

Plunge into history! The first two Diving Parks (Underwater Archaeological Parks) in Greece are scheduled to open to visitors by next summer and will boost yet another alternative type of tourism in the country, as recreational diving is an activity on a worldwide rise. The two parks are located...

Main cities  (1 result)
Kalamata

The natural beauty of Messinia with the indented shores, sandy beaches, forested mountains and fertile valleys, coexists with significant archaeological monuments. Kalamata, the capital and central port of Messinia, is situated at the site of ancient Farai. Following independence from the Turks and...

Mainland  (1 result)
Messinia

A Journey to Messinian land Messinia will take your breath away. This land filled with contrasts and welcoming inhabitants is only two hours drive away from Athens. See its vast olive groves, green valleys, mountains, gorges and...

Monuments  (1 result)
Nestor's Palace

Nestor's Palace  120 km, at Pylos, Messinia, 3 hours tour by car Pylos, or Pílos (Italian: Navarino), is a large bay and a town on the west coast of the Peloponnese, in the district of Messenia. Occupied as early as the Middle Bronze Age, the site is dominated by a monumental structure,...

Mountaineering-Hiking  (1 result)
Mountaineering in Taygetos

Meet the challenge to climb the forested slopes of Mt. Taýgetos! There are many trails and climbing routes leading to the mountain peaks, but also trekking routes along old pack animal trails starting at the lowland villages and reaching other villages high in the mountains. Trekkers can follow...

Mountains  (1 result)
Taygetos

Mount Taýgetos (2,407 meters ≈ 8,000 feet) has the tallest peak in the Peloponnese on the border between the areas of Laconia and Messinia.  Its central crest is a perfect edge and a watershed separating its two sides – the east face full of streams, forests and small fertile plateaux, and...

Museums  (1 result)
Archaeological Museum of Messenia

In the heart of the ancient agora of Kalamata’s town, next to cobblestone streets, traditional cafes and ouzeris (a type of taverna that serves ouzo) there is a wonderful archaeological treasure that awaits you. The Archaeological Museum of Messenia invites you to travel back into history where its...

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