Among the awe-inspiring surroundings of the Messinian bay, beneath the towering grandeur of Taygetos, Kalamata beckons you to immerse yourself in its vibrant and lively rhythm of life. An ideal starting point for a viriety of activities, it offers endless opportunities to explore and discover.

Roam the charming city and its picturesque suburbs, engage with the friendly locals, and savour the delectable local flavours to unlock the true magic of the Messinian capital, and embark on an unforgettable journey.

The magnificent coastline of Kalamata spans a staggering 4 km and boasts golden sand beaches and crystalline blue waters, catering to every desire and expectation.

From remarkable points of interest and museums to year-round cultural events, Kalamata is brimming with life and activity, promising an unforgettable experience no matter the season.

Discover the world-renowned Kalamon olives and succulent olive oil, as well as the delectable local dessert of Diples, a crispy wheat flour pastry drenched in honey, and many more gastronomic delights that will tantalize your taste buds.

Near-by destinations

Kalamata is situated in a prime location that facilitates easy access to nearby
attractions. Just outside the city’s suburbs, the charming settlement of “Kitries” with its picturesque stone houses and bustling harbour is a must-visit destination.

Venture beyond Kalamata to discover the breathtaking beauty of the Neda River and its cascading waterfalls, as well as the majestic Taygetos mountain range, where you can indulge in outdoor pursuits such as climbing, cycling, and even paragliding.

Further on, explore the rich cultural heritage of the region, from the ancient ruins of Messini to the rugged landscapes of Messinian Mani. Marvel at the awe-inspiring caves of Dyrou, visit the historic town of Pylos, and experience the medieval grandeur of the castle of Mystras.

Make sure to also stop by the enchanting stone-built villages of Kardamili and Polylimnio, nestled amidst a small paradise of waterfalls and natural pools, where you can bask in the peaceful tranquillity of Messinia’s natural wonders.




Take a stroll through the enchanting narrow alleys of the picturesque old town of Kalamata, with its beautiful architecture and rich history.


Sip on your favourite cocktail while taking in the breathtaking panoramic views of the area of Verga, which boasts a plethora of trendy bars and nightclubs.


During the summer months, the city comes alive with a vibrant array of cultural events and festivals, offering visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the local traditions and customs.


Explore the city’s many museums, including the impressive archaeological museum, which houses an extensive collection of ancient artifacts and treasures. Gain a deeper understanding of the region’s rich cultural heritage and traditions by delving into its fascinating history at the monuments and landmarks that dot the cityscape.