Five MUST SEE places in Messinia, Greece

4th Nov 2014


Photo of Methoni by Maria Athanasopoulou


Photo of Kyparissía by Maria Athanasopoulou

Romanos beach

Photo of Romanos beach by Maria Athanasopoulou


Photo of Stoupa by Maria Athanasopoulou


Photo of Kardamili by Maria Athanasopoulou
A town in the prefecture of Messinia, where the most important attraction is the medieval castle, which is the largest in Greece. It’s worth a visit. Walk to the south side of the castle to the sea to see the well-preserved tower which is almost «bathed» in the sea.
Photo of Methoni, Messenia, Greece by Maria Athanasopoulou
This is a small but beautiful coastal city with great history. It has beautiful and picturesque corners, several beaches nearby, where you can swim and it is imperative your visit to the Castle to admire the sunset ….
Photo of Kyparissia, Messenia, Greece by Maria Athanasopoulou
The beach is sandy and the waters of the Ionian sea are of deep blue. The beach is very crowded during the summer season, while nearby are built some of the best hotels in Greece. Sea turtles lay their eggs in the beach of Romanos.
Photo of Romanos, Messenia, Greece by Maria Athanasopoulou
One of the most beautiful beaches in Messinia, which in recent years has become a very popular tourist summer destination. Nikos Kazantzakis was inspired to write in Stoupa his famous Ζorbas book.
Photo of Stoupa, Messenia, Greece by Maria Athanasopoulou
The name of Kardamili is mentioned in Homer’s poets, a proof that it was built in ancient times. In the area you will find many beautiful beaches to swim, as for the local cuisine, it is excellent! Make sure not to miss a walk in the Old town of Kardamili!
Photo of Kardamili, Messenia, Greece by Maria Athanasopoulou