Petrochori is a small picturesque seaside village near Romanos, in Gialova of Pylos. This village has one of the most famous beaches in the area, Petrochori beach, between Voidokoilia and Romanos beach, overlooking the Ionian Sea.
Petrochori is one of the most historic villages of Messinia with references from the Ottoman and Venetian censuses of the 17th century. The area around Petrochori is considered part of the ancient kingdom of Pylos under King Nestor.
In Petrochori, in recent years, tourism has grown due to its incomparable beauty. The area offers many tourist accommodation, hotels, rooms to let and villas, as well as numerous restaurants and shops.
Petrochori is 60 kilometers from Kalamata, 14 kilometers from Pylos and 42 kilometers from Kyparissia. Near the village, you can visit the , one of the most important archaeological sites in the Peloponnese, which is located 12 kilometers in Chora of Messinia.