Introducing Kalamata

The exciting city of Kalamata is the second most populous area of the Peloponnese peninsula and is the capital port city of Messinia, and it offers everything from sandy beaches and lush greenery to amazing mountain trails and spectacular ancient sites. Whether you come here to experience the laidback beach lifestyle or the significant archaeological monuments dotted around the city, Kalamata is a destination for everyone. Best known for its legendary 13TH Century Castle of Isabeau and the Farai Acropolis, this city in the uniquely charming Peloponnese region is an important symbol of Greek history and culture.

Highlights of Kalamata

Palia Poli
Exploring Palia Poli is a must, the Old City quarter of Kalamata. Set at the foot of the castle, this Old City area is like a journey back into time and is fantastic for sightseeing.
Vassileos Georgiou (King George) Square
This main square is heart and soul of the capital. Come here for delightful cafes, coffee shops and al fresco restaurants. The lively atmosphere is electric day or night.
Castle of Kalamata
The Castle of Isabeau dates back to the Byzantine period and is a must-visit sight in the city.
Polilimnio Gorge
If you want to try the popular activity of cliff diving, head to the Polillmnio Waterfalls in Polilimnio Gorge.
Kitries Harbour
The tiny harbour of Kitries is just a 30 minute drive along Kalamata’s coastal road in the Mani region. This small fishing village is a fantastic place to watch the sunset and has two tavernas along the waterfront.

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