Attractions in Messinia

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Pilos

Voidokilia

Located at a 10 km distance from Pylos, next to the Gialova lagoon in the western part of Messinia, you will come across Voidokilia, the spectacular, famous...

Gialova

Gialova Lagoon

The Gialova lagoon is one of the most significant wetlands in Europe and the southernmost major stopover for migratory birds from the Balkans. Also known as...

Methoni

Castle of Methoni

Built in 1209 by the Venetians, the castle of Methoni lies at the southernmost point of the Peloponnese and is one of the greatest fortifications in the...

Rest of Messinia

Ancient Messene

If you find yourselves in the Messinia region, the most significant archaeological site that you must visit is that of Ancient Messene which is located just...

Historical Center

Archaeological Museum of Messinia

In the heart of Kalamata's historical center, directly opposite the historical church of Agion Apostolon, at the location which once housed the town's Public...

Rest of Messinia

Petalidi

Petalidi is located at a distance of 26 km from the center of Kalamata. A picturesque fishing village (typical example of a Mediterranean seaside village) in...

Pilos

Archaeological Museum of Pylos

The Archaeological Museum of Pylos was built in 1956 with the donation of the dentist Christos Antonopoulos; this is why it is also known as Antonopouleio....

Rest of Messinia

Vasiliki Forest

Located at the southern mountain range of Mt. Taygetos, Vasiliki Forest is an above ground paradise for nature lovers. Situated at an 8 km distance from the...

Gialova

Gialova

Gialova, which is located in the western part of the region, is one of Messinia's most well-known areas since it is situated in the historical location of...

Historical Center

Castle of Kalamata

The castle of Kalamata is located in the northwestern part of the town on a low rocky hill above the river Nedos. Its construction dates back to the...

Historical Center

Military Museum of Kalamata

The building on Mitropolitou Meletiou Street that once housed the old Metropolis of Messinia in Kalamata's historical center in now home to the Military...

Methoni

Methoni

Located at the region's most south western point, at a distance 61 km from the center of Kalamata and 12 km from Pylos, you will come across the town of...

Historical Center

Historical & Folklore Museum of Kalamata

Located in the Kalamata's historical center is the Historical & Folklore Museum of Kalamata, which is housed in a manor that was donated to the Municipality...

Rest of Messinia

Palace of Nestor

Situated on the hill of Epano Englianos, 14 km from Pylos is the Palace of Nestor, the renowned king of Pylos, which is the best example of a well-preserved...

Center

Kalamata

Kalamata is the largest town and capital of Messinia. It is a bustling town that has nothing to envy from other major towns in Greece. Having the advantage...

Center

Railway Park of Kalamata

In the heart of Kalamata, a mere 5' walk from the town's central square, the Railway Park is an open-air museum, unique of its kind in Greece Also known as...

Pilos

Pylos

Located in the western part of the region at a 50 km distance from Kalamata is one of the most beautiful small towns of Messinia which hears to the name of...

Rest of Messinia

Filiatra

Filiatra, which is built at a 70m altitude and is situated between Gargaliani and Kyparissia, is one of the newer towns of western Messinia. According to one...

Koroni

Castle of Koroni

Above the small town of Koroni, in the southwest part of Peloponnese, the Castle of Koroni stands proud over the years. It was built on the hilltop during...

Koroni

Koroni

The beautiful and picturesque town of Koroni is located approximately 52 km from the region's capital. Koroni is a seaside town that stands out due to the...

Rest of Messinia

Holy Monastery of Voulkanos

At the top of Mt. Ithomi, between the villages of Mavromati and Valyra stands the Holy Monastery of Voulkanos which dates back to the 17th century. According...

Rest of Messinia

Rintomou Gorge

Rintomou Gorge, also known as Koskaras Gorge, in a beautiful natural environment starts at an altitude of 2031 meters in the ridges of Mt. Taygetos and ends...

Rest of Messinia

Holy Monastery of Velanidia

With its name inspired by the perennial oak tree in its yard, the Holy Monastery of Velanidia –dedicated to Zoodochos Pigi– is located 6 km north of...

Rest of Messinia

Castle of Zarnata

The Castle of Zarnata, also known as Castle of Koumoundouraki, is located in West Mani between the villages of Kampos and Stavropigio. Given that it is one...

Rest of Town

Holy Monastery of Agii Konstantinos and Heleni

Known also as the Monastery of Kalogreon (nuns), the Holy Monastery of Agii Konstantinos and Heleni, which was founded by the Hieromonk and Teacher Gerasimos...

Kardamili

Towers of West Mani

Anyone that has heard of Mani brings to mind the impressive and imposing tower houses that have been taken out of the area's noble past and constructed with...