Kalamata is one of the largest cities in southwest Peloponnese. It is the capital city of the prefecture of Messinia and is also the port of South mainland Greece. It has built at the foot of Mount Cart (edge of Taygetos) in the heart of Messinian Bay, it has Mediterranean climate with warm winter and […]

Top 10 surprising reasons to visit the Peloponnese

Leave the islands behind and behold the best of Greece in the Peloponnese. You may have sat on every island going and think you know what a summer holiday to the Greece involves. But if you haven’t travelled to the Peloponnese then your Greek journey has only just begun. Here’s 10 reasons why. 1 Awesome archaeology At […]


The natural beauty of Messinia with the indented shores, sandy beaches, forested mountains and fertile valleys, coexists with significant archaeological monuments. Kalamata, the capital and central port of Messinia, is situated at the site of ancient Farai. Following independence from the Turks and thanks to the exploitation of the fertile Messinian lands (producing olive oil, […]


Famous beaches, historic castles, Mycenaean palaces, an important wetland and princely hospitality – all packaged in an ideal holiday destination Greek summer at its finest: beautiful beaches, quaint fishing villages, endless olive groves, coastal and mountain trails with glorious views in Western Messinia. And beyond that: ancient civilisations, Mycenaean palaces and the Gialova wetland, the […]

A Journey to Messinian land

Messinia will take your breath away. This land filled with contrasts and welcoming inhabitants is only two hours drive away from Athens. See its vast olive groves, green valleys, mountains, gorges and coves. Numerous small or long sandy beaches, with calm waters or huge waves that will satisfy families or aspiring surfers. Small mountainous cliff-hanging […]