At the edge of the Peloponnese, where the last piece of rock touches the Ionian sea from the secret paths of water, come the whispers of the great sea the Greek Nobel prize winner, Odysseas Elitis, the poet of light……

Welcome to Messinia, the place Pausanias called “Delightful land”; land of hospitality, fruit, and light. The sun rises from the peaks of Taygetos and illuminates the past and present of this land with the longest, warmest summers and its beautiful sea.

Welcome to Messinia, the place where ancient times and history are adorned by natural beauties. Explore and wander around the antiquities that make up its glorious past.

Get to know Ithomi, Pylos, the palace of King Nestor, Methoni, Koroni, Kalamata and Kyparissia, the beautiful beaches of Verga and Mikri Mantineia, Avia and Kitries. Enjoy the coasts and beaches, the endless blue crystal clear seas. Visit the wetlands of Gialova with its rare species of birds. Take the road southeast of Kalamata and visit Kardamili with its towers and then Stoupa, Agios Nikolaos … the choice is endless …

So, Welcome to Messinia, which combines the past and present in the most harmonic way. Messinia of olive groves and vineyards … of sun and sea … of long warm summers.