Messinia

To the southwest of Peloponnese Messinia is one of the regions of Greece with a rich history and outstanding natural beauty. Center and capital of the region is Kalamata, the coastal city at the center of the Messinian bay with its beautiful old town and the architectural masterpieces of the 19th century that adorn the streets. The beach of Kalamata is one of the most beautiful urban beaches of Greece, while the International Dance Festival in town is globally recognized.

Mani with its imposing tower houses is a tourist attraction, situated under the shadow of Mountain Taygetos, one of the highest in Greece. Beautiful Kardamyli and other small villages within the green, wait for you to discover them.

Moving in Messina, you will be impressed by the insuperable archaeological site, one of the best preserved throughout Greece. Ancient Messini is unveiled in visitor when he wanders among the ruins and has the opportunity to get an idea of life thousands of years ago.

The visitors can also go to Pylos, the ancient palace of Nestor, Koroni and Methoni, with their castles , and Navarino of the historical naval battle.

Unique natural beauties and attractions await tourists as Polylimnio, an unknown and undiscovered oasis with running waters, Voidokoilia, Gialova, the beautiful beaches of the Messinian Bay, the historic monasteries and modern attractions.

Messinia gathers beauties for every taste and preference – the only certainty is that you will not stay unsatisfied!

  • Messinia - Access

  • Messinia - Accommodation

    Kalamata may be the center of Messinia and one of the most beautiful coastal cities of the country, but the visitors of the region have a wide variety of choices available for their accommodation. There are plenty of resorts in Messinia and they all offer accommodation that will suit every requirement. The hotels available for the accommodation of Messinia's visitors are plenty and varied, depending on the area and how much you want to spend! Inside and around Kalamata, there are small or larger hotel units, with all the necessary amenities and facilities for their guests. It is a given that ...

  • Messinia - Apartments for Rent

  • Messinia - Archeological sites

    The archaeological sites of Messinia, including two of the greatest sites of all Greece, are clearly the pinnacle of the civilization of the Messinian land. We're talking of course about ancient Messini and the Palace of Nestor. Ancient Messini is the best preserved city of ancient Greece, with impressive buildings that inspire awe in the visitor. The Palace of Nestor, just outside the town of Pylos, in the village of Chora, is one of the most impressive Mycenaean palaces, and that is not only because of its size. The visitors can, among others, to admire the throne room of the ...

  • Messinia - Banks - Exchange

  • Messinia - Bars - Clubs

  • Messinia - Beach Bars

  • Messinia - Beaches

  • Messinia - Beauty

  • Messinia - Buildings

  • Messinia - Cafeterias - Bars

  • Messinia - Camping

  • Messinia - Car - Motorcycle - Boat

  • Messinia - Churches

  • Messinia - Clothing - Footwear

  • Messinia - Cruises

  • Messinia - Cultural Associations

  • Messinia - Cultural Attractions

  • Messinia - Culture

    There are ancient findings in every corner of Greece. Nowhere else, though, is there such a well-preserved ancient city like Messini. In many areas there are Byzantine and medieval castles, but not like those of Methoni and Koroni. Many cities in the country played an important role in the Greek Revolution. Few, however, gave it the impetus that Kalamata did. Few places in the world also keep the tradition as they do in Western Mani. These and many more make up a versatile landscape, which paint the final picture of the culture of Messinia. Ruins of thousands of years, are scattered ...

  • Messinia - Entertainment

    There is a plethora of options for your entertainment in Messinia, where you will be able to enjoy your coffee in cafes, have a drink at the beach bars, or party all night in the big summer clubs. In every village of Messinia there is a range of cafes - bars for your enjoyment. From the smallest to the most touristic, it is certain that you will not be bored - you probably will not know where to go first! All of them fully integrated into the landscape of the villages, others renowned as centers of entertainment, and others more calm, ...

  • Messinia - Event Centers - Estates

  • Messinia - Fast Food - Snacks

  • Messinia - Food

    The options for food in Messinia are endless. With fresh ingredients, most of which are local products, like the famous olive oil of Kalamata, the experience of food in the cities and villages in Messinia takes on a special interest.

  • Messinia - Food Supplies

  • Messinia - Garages - Tire Services

  • Messinia - Gas Stations

  • Messinia - Health

  • Messinia - Home - Office - Garden

  • Messinia - Hospitals - Health Centers

    The General Hospital of Kalamata holds central position in the health sector of Messinia, being one of the best equipped on the Peloponnese. The hospital was built after the earthquake of 1986 and consists of the main building, the psychiatry unit and individual outhouses. It numbers 321 beds, compared to 250 beds of the old hospital, and has a Short-Care Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Intensive Care Unit, Infarction Unit, Thalassemia, Dialysis Unit and Psychiatry Department. In the hospital there are also interdepartmental sections (Emergency, Day Care, Regular Surgeries, Endoscopy, Physiotherapy) and seven ORs and laboratories. In Messinia you ...

  • Messinia - Hotels

  • Messinia - Information

  • Messinia - Jewellery - Accessories

  • Messinia - Legal - Finance-Accounting Offices

  • Messinia - Market

    The heart of the Messinian market is of course in Kalamata, where you will find all kinds of shops, small or large, shopping malls or neighborhood stores. Markets with plenty of shops you will find also, of course, in the other major cities of Messinia, such as Pylos, Kyparissia and Messini. Moreover, in every touristic village, regardless of how small it may be, there is always a small market, with stores offering both souvenirs and gifts, or traditional products, groceries etc. See in detail on Terrabook, everything regarding shopping in Messinia: Clothes-Shoes, Jewelry-Accessories, Souvenirs-Gifts,Traditional Products, Car-Boat-Engine, Technology, Home-Office-Garden, Florists, Miscellaneous items.

  • Messinia - Meze Restaurants - Ouzeri

  • Messinia - Museums

  • Messinia - Music Stages

  • Messinia - Natural Attractions

  • Messinia - Nature

  • Messinia - Patisseries - Bakeries

  • Messinia - Pharmacies

  • Messinia - Playgrounds

    See in detail on the map of Terrabook and read information about where to find and how the public services operate in the capital of Messinia, Kalamata and other major cities, such as Pylos, Kyparissia, Messini etc. Public services also operate in the villages of Messinia, especially in those that are the administrative centers of the region, due to their location and permanent population.

  • Messinia - Public Services

    See in detail on the map of Terrabook and read information about where to find and how the public services operate in the capital of Messinia, Kalamata and other major cities, such as Pylos, Kyparissia, Messini etc. Public services also operate in the villages of Messinia, especially in those that are the administrative centers of the region, due to their location and permanent population.

  • Messinia - Restaurants

  • Messinia - Rooms to let

  • Messinia - Services

    One of the largest cities in Greece, Kalamata is a large administrative center not only of Messinia, but also of the whole Peloponnese. So in the center of the city you will find many banks branches, law and accounting firms, construction companies and more. Read here for details on where to find pharmacies, gas stations, car, motorcycles and boats rental agencies, car and tire services, but also photo studios, taxi, travel agencies, beauty services and education.

  • Messinia - Small Islands

  • Messinia - Souvenirs - Gifts

  • Messinia - Sport

  • Messinia - Sports

  • Messinia - Taverns

    The options for food in Messinia are endless. With fresh ingredients, most of which are local products, like the famous olive oil of Kalamata, the experience of food in the cities and villages in Messinia takes on a special interest.

  • Messinia - Technology

  • Messinia - Towers

    Made of stone, the tall, narrow and majestic towers of Mani inspire awe in the spectator, even when seen from afar. Every tower has its own story, inextricably linked to the ancient family of West Mani, which name it bears. The Kapitsinou Tower is one of the impressive towers of Mani: located in the traditional village Lagada, it has 5 floors and very simple architecture, while its walls are full with balistaria. In Mantineia, West Mani, the Kapetanakides Tower, the Derezea Tower in Thalames, the Ketseas Tower in Kato Dolous, are only some of the towers you should not miss visiting. In the Dourakis ...

  • Messinia - Tradition

    There are ancient findings in every corner of Greece. Nowhere else, though, is there such a well-preserved ancient city like Messini. In many areas there are Byzantine and medieval castles, but not like those of Methoni and Koroni. Many cities in the country played an important role in the Greek Revolution. Few, however, gave it the impetus that Kalamata did. Few places in the world also keep the tradition as they do in Western Mani. These and many more make up a versatile landscape, which paint the final picture of the culture of Messinia. Ruins of thousands of years, are scattered ...

  • Messinia - Transportation

  • Messinia - Travel Agencies

  • Messinia - Various Items

    The heart of the Messinian market is of course in Kalamata, where you will find all kinds of shops, small or large, shopping malls or neighborhood stores. Markets with plenty of shops you will find also, of course, in the other major cities of Messinia, such as Pylos, Kyparissia and Messini. Moreover, in every touristic village, regardless of how small it may be, there is always a small market, with stores offering both souvenirs and gifts, or traditional products, groceries etc. See in detail on Terrabook, everything regarding shopping in Messinia: Clothes-Shoes, Jewelry-Accessories, Souvenirs-Gifts,Traditional Products, Car-Boat-Engine, Technology, Home-Office-Garden, Florists, Miscellaneous items.

  • Messinia - Vehicles For Rent

    One of the largest cities in Greece, Kalamata is a large administrative center not only of Messinia, but also of the whole Peloponnese. So in the center of the city you will find many banks branches, law and accounting firms, construction companies and more. Read here for details on where to find pharmacies, gas stations, car, motorcycles and boats rental agencies, car and tire services, but also photo studios, taxi, travel agencies, beauty services and education.

  • Messinia - Villages

  • Messinia - Villas

    Kalamata may be the center of Messinia and one of the most beautiful coastal cities of the country, but the visitors of the region have a wide variety of choices available for their accommodation. There are plenty of resorts in Messinia and they all offer accommodation that will suit every requirement. The hotels available for the accommodation of Messinia's visitors are plenty and varied, depending on the area and how much you want to spend! Inside and around Kalamata, there are small or larger hotel units, with all the necessary amenities and facilities for their guests. It is a given that ...

  • Messinia - Walking Tourism

  • Messinia - Αctivities

    There is a plethora of options for your entertainment in Messinia, where you will be able to enjoy your coffee in cafes, have a drink at the beach bars, or party all night in the big summer clubs. In every village of Messinia there is a range of cafes - bars for your enjoyment. From the smallest to the most touristic, it is certain that you will not be bored - you probably will not know where to go first! All of them fully integrated into the landscape of the villages, others renowned as centers of entertainment, and others more calm, ...

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