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Private Day Trip to Mystras from Kalamata
"Our journey will start at your hotel preferably in the morning and in less than two hours we will have reached our destination the castle town of Mystras.The route is spectacular as we will cross the famous and full of myths and traditions mountains of Taygetos. Passing through ravines stone tunnels caves and green forests.  Our first stop for photos will be in Keadas. Witness the cliff at which Ancient Spartans were bringing and throwing their newborn sick children over in order to avoid the continuation of the defective genes
From EUR75.00
 
Private Half-Day Trip to Ancient Messene - Ithomi from Kalamata
"Start out from your hotel and in less than an hour you will arive under the hill of Ithomi where Ancient Messene is located.Enjoy the full trees stunning scenery and learn about all the myths traditions and secrets that areas will encounter.First stop is at the source of village Mauromati. Learn about the legend that reveals the name of the village. A myth that reaches back to the years of ancient Greeks’ mythology and is related to the u wandering how it feels like to be a Messenian warrior fighting to protect your family. Wander through the same paths where Epaminondas once stepped the famous general who founded the city on the ruins of Ancient Ithomi. Ruins that were the result of Spartans’ behaviors as conquerors. But that great man decided to stop the wars and continued exercising ""democracy"". Just above the ancient city the coffee shop of our friend Nikos will host us for about an hour before entering the main sight. There
From EUR75.00
 
Hot Air Balloon Flight and Breakfast over the Volcanoes of Catalonia
"Discover the beauty of Catalonia's volcanoes from the sky at bird’s eyes view! Come and enjoy the experience of flying in a hot-air balloon over La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park one of the most interesting areas of dormant volcanoes in Europe.
 A flight in a hot-air balloon is a different way of travelling – float in the air in pure peace and quiet and enjoy the feeling of absolute freedom of perfect stillness of adventure.Ideal for nature-lovers and those searching for new sensations a hot-air balloon flight gives you a 360º bird’s-eye view of the landscape below.
 On clear days the views stretch from Montserrat to the Mediterranean Sea with the Pyrenees omnipresent in the background and the dormant volcanoes below.The activity begins bright and early in the morning (in the summer at 07.00
From EUR190.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Prefecture of Messinia

Off The Beaten Path

The Tower of Agios Dimitrios

The small pretty village of Agios Dimitrios and its little Harbour . The harbour was the anchorage of Kapetanios Christea of Stoupa, and it is this tower that protected it from the pirate raids,next...
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A Boat trip to the Islet of Proti

The islet of Proti is opposite Marathopoli or Marathos as locals call it. It got its name from the ancient Greek sea god Proteus, the son of Poseidon.In ancient times Proti used to offer shelter to...
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Trachila

When you tire of Agios Nikoloas, continue along the coast road and you end up at trachila. It's a wonderful place, it's tiny harbour set amongst the rocky shore and swimming is from rock platforms. No...
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Castle of the Fairytales

Or it's proper name: Kastro ton Paramythion. This is an amazing sight, quite hard to believe your own eyes!! It was built by Harry Fournier in the 1960's, a one time poor Greek boy who left for...
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Arcadian Gate

Follow the road from Mavromati, passed the museum and the entrance to Ancient Messini and you will come to the Arcadian Gate and some of the best preserved parts of the 9 kilometre Messenean wall....
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Ancient Messini

We felt we owed Ancient Messene a re-visit, as excavations are still ongoing.Our original plan was to set off reasonably early in the day, before it became too hot but in the end, we made this trip...
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Polimnio Waterfalls

A refreshing change from Messinia's glorious beaches is the walk along the Polimnio waterfalls. This is an oasis of green trees set amongst the milky green mineral pools in the river. The largest fall...
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Popular Cities in Prefecture of Messinia

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Kalamata

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Stoupa

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West Mani

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Koroni

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Pylos

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Kitries

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Top Hotels in Prefecture of Messinia

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Navarino Dunes, Costa Navarino, 24001
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Koroni, Greece
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2 Navarinou Street-Verga, Kalamata, 241 00, Greece
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Coastal road to Finikoundas, Methoni Beach, Methoni, 24006, Greece
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Marathopoli Messinias, 24400
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Top Things to Do in Prefecture of Messinia

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Historical Center

Leaving the central square (Vasileos Georgiou II sq) behind we walked into the Old Town of Kalamata. The historical center houses some of the main attractions, mainly around March 23 square where you...
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Areopoli

With 800 inhabitants, this small village is the second largest town in Mani. The name of the city means "city of Ares", the ancient Greek god of war. Areopoli was known from medieval times as Tsimova....
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Panagia Eleistria Church

We walked down after visiting the monastery of Ioannis Prodromos and we visited the church of Panagia Eleistria that is beautifully located on the SW corner of the Venetian Castle Once a downhill...
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Niokastro

Unlike the 13th c. Old Castle (Paliokastro) that was built by Francs on the hill over Nestor’s palace (facing Voidokoilia) the New Castle (Niokastro) is located on the hill just above Pylos and its...
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Kitries Beach

Obviously the main motive to visit Kitries is its small pebble beach, not much space as it’s not big but even in middle august there weren’t many people around. The café on the beach has plenty of...
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Agios Nikolaos church

The central square of Petalidi is dominated by the church of Agios Nikolaos. Some kids were playing at the back side of the church but the front door was locked and I couldn’t check the interior. It...
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Top 5 Prefecture of Messinia Writers

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mindcrime

"olive trees and beaches!"
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greekcypriot

"The Prefecture of Messinia"
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nickandchris

"Pretty Places in the Peloponnese"
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JLBG

"Ancient Messini, Koroni and Harakopion."
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Yank_o

"Apollo the Helper"
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