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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Kyparissia

Kyparissia

To the north west of the region and at a distance of 67 km from Kalamata you will come across Kyparissia. Kyparissia, which is the region's third largest...

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...

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 Messinia

Archaeological Museum of Chora

The Archaeological Museum of Chora is located 4 km away from Nestor's Palace, in the western part of the prefecture, in the region of Epano Englianos, and...

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...

Kardamili

Kardamyli

Kardamyli, one of the most beautiful villages in Messinian Mani, is located 37 km east of Kalamata. This quaint, yet noble village is nestled in 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...

Rest of Messinia

Museum of Ancient Messene

The Museum of Ancient Messene is located 500 meters away from the village center of Mavromati. It is housed in a two-story building that was built during...

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...

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...

Stoupa

Stoupa

Stoupa, in the part of Messinian Mani, is one of the more famous tourist resorts in Messinia and is located about 44 km east of Kalamata. The small village...

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...

Center

Contemporary Greek Art Gallery of Kalamata

The Contemporary Greek Art Gallery of Kalamata has been operating in the town center since 1962. Located on busy Aristomenous Street, it is housed in...

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

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...

Verga

Verga

Also known as Selitsa (in the past), Verga is a community belonging to the Municipality of Kalamata. It is located 7 km east of the Messinian capital and is...

Finikounda

Finikounta

Located between Methoni and Koroni in the southern part of Messinia, Finikounta is a picturesque fishing village that is chosen by many for tranquil and...

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...

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...

Rest of Messinia

Neda Gorge

Neda River, which is the natural boundary that divides the prefectures of Messinia and Ilia, springs from Mt. Lykeo. It forms a 32 km route and is one of the...