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Peloponnese pen. Messinia. Tours 2019

Description

Messinia: Pure Nature

Homeric cities, Mycenaean tombs, classical temples, ancient theatres, Byzantine churches, Medieval castles comprise the image of Messinia. The capital of the region is the city of Kalamata.

Oinousses Islands

Off the south coast of Messenia lie the Messenian Oinousses islands. The largest of them are Sapientza, Schiza and Venetiko.

A Bit of History

According to legends, Ancient Messinia was inhabited by Lelegs. According to Homer, the mythical kingdom of Nestor, with the center in Pylos was situated in Messinia. After long wars with the neighboring Sparta, which was seeking domination of the entire Peloponnese, Messinia fell under its authority. After the victory of Thebes over Sparta, it regains its independence. In the 1st century BC, Messinia became part of the Roman province of Achaia.

Brand products

Two of the best varieties of olives in the world are grown in Messenia: Koroniki, of which the olive oil with a delicate flavor, rich aroma is made, and Kalamon – vey juicy table olives.



Hotels
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    Grecotel Filoxenia Kalamata
    Region:
    Peloponnese-Messinia  
     Rooms:
     188
    First coastline, gently sloping beach, elegant rooms and suites, spa, swimming pool, services for children, etc.
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    Aparthotel 2*
    Agios Sostis Hotel Apartments
    Region:
    Peloponnese-Messinia  
     Rooms:
     18
    Small budget hotel in the center of Kyparissia represents a t wo-storey building , spacious rooms with a kitchenette , internet and a warm and homely atmosphere . A couple of steps away   from the hotel  there are  shops, taverns , cafes and bars....
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    Apollo Resort Art Hotel
    Region:
    Peloponnese-Messinia  Kyparissia
     Rooms:
     28
    Beautiful grounds with swimming pools and palm trees, a selection of comfortable rooms, a restaurant, bars, room service, internet, services for children, live music evenings. Easy access to the center of the village of Kyparissia with many shops, bars and taverns.