Messinia Vacation Packages
Messinia is located approximately 110 miles (177 kilometers) from Athens, the capital of Greece.
It comes as no surprise that the area around Messinia is so popular with vacationers from across the globe; Peloponnese is an Aladdin's Cave of captivating natural and man-made attractions. Visit the Kalamata Municipal Central Library and Archaeological Museum of Messenia in and around Kalamata, some 11 miles (18 kilometers) to the northwest of Messinia.
Approximately 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the north of Messinia is Aigialeia, an important regional center where you'll find Panagia Tripiti Church, Diakofto Train Monument and Tsivlou Lake. Vouraikos Gorge and Nikolaiika Beach are also good places to spend some time.
Spend a few hours exploring Peloponnese's art galleries, history museums and theaters. These are good places to hang out, particularly when the weather is less than perfect. Stop off at Peloponnese's historic old towns, it's a good way to get to know the area's colorful past.
Why not make use of a good local guide and join a special interest tour? Guided nature walks are popular in this area. Picnicking and beach combing are just some of the great relaxing activities in this region.
Before you head back home, you'll be bidding this special place a sad Yiá sou (farewell).