Days / Nights

6 days - 5 nights

Athens, Ancient Messene, Kalamata, Pylos, Methoni, Finikounda, Koroni, Stoupa, Kardamyli, Oitylo, Vathia, Gerolimenas, Gytheio, Monemvasia, Mystras

1st Day: AIRPORT – ATHENS – ANCIENT MESSENE – KALAMATA

Departure from the airport in Athens to the Ancient Messene, with a stop for coffee in Artemisio. Afterwards, via Tripoli, Megalopolis, Kalamata, we will arrive in Ancient Messene, where we will tour the Archaeological Area and Museum . After our tour, we will depart for Kalamata, where we will have free time for our lunch. Arrival at our hotel. Arrange in the rooms and relaxation. Optional night out in the city of Kalamata. Return to our hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.

2nd Day: PYLOS – METHONI – FINIKOUNDA – KORONI – KALAMATA

After breakfast we will depart to visit Pylos, a picturesque town built in the bay of Navarino. There we can admire the house of the Olympic winner Tsiklitiras, at the Square of Three Admirals and islet Helonaki, where we will see the monument of the fallen British. Then we will have time at the Nestor’s Palace, to admire the Archaeological Area. Departure for Methoni, a traditional settlement that was through the centuries an important stop for every ship and traveler. The castle is one of the largest in the Mediterranean and occupies the whole of the cape of the southwestern coast. Time to tour. Our next stop is Finikounda , where we will have time for our lunch. Then we will arrive in Koroni , one of the most beautiful coastal towns of the coast of Messene, built amphitheatrically on the hill slopes where the Venetian castle stands. Free time to visit the castle and to enjoy our coffee. Arrival in our hotel. Optional night out in the city of Kalamata. Dinner and overnight stay.

3rd Day: KALAMATA – STOUPA – KARDAMYLI – CAVE OF DIROS – OITYLO

After breakfast via a magnificent route with stopovers, we will admire the stone towers of Mani in Kardamyli, Stoupa and Oitylo. Following that we will visit the Cave of Diros, one of the most beautiful caves in the world, where we will enjoy a swim and lunch. Then we will end up in our hotel at Oitylo. Arrange in the rooms. Dinner and overnight stay.

4th Day: VATHIA – GEROLIMENAS – GYTHEIO

Breakfast and departure for Gerolimenas , a seaside village in Laconia. We will have time to wander around and then leave for Vathia, a monument of architectural heritage in the region, with its restored towers. The settlement is built in a prominent position. Time for a tour in the area and then we will be led to Gytheio. Arrival at our hotel. Arranging in the rooms and time for an afternoon walk in the city. Overnight stay.

5th Day: GYTHEIO – MONEMVASIA

Breakfast and free time to enjoy the city of Gytheio. Afterwards we will depart for the seaport of Laconia, the beautiful Monemvasia, full of stoned houses, imposing mansions, Byzantine churches and the walls of the Fortress Town. Time to tour in the town that retains its medieval character and then time to enjoy our lunch in one of the picturesque taverns, with a view in the sea. Departure for our hotel. Arranging in the rooms and rest. Optional night out. Overnight stay.

6th Day: STONE – BUILT SETTLEMENT (FORTRESS TOWN) OF MYSTRAS – ATHENS – AIRPORT

After breakfast we depart for the Stone – Built Settlement of Mystras, where a guided tour will follow. Free time to enjoy our lunch and afterwards, we will depart for our way back with a stop for coffee. Arrival in the evening in Athens, with the best memories and we will depart to the airport.

We present you various proposals of excursions but also we can customize our services “depending on your needs”.

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Highlights


  • Archaeological Site and Museum of Messene

  • House of the Olympic Winner Tsiklitiras in Pylos

  • Nestor’s Palace in Pylos

  • Archaeological Site of Pylos
  • Traditional Settlement of Methoni

  • Stone Towers of Mani, Kardamyli, Stoupa and Oitylo

  • Cave of Diros

  • Vathia – Monument of Architectural Heritage

  • Fortress Town of Monemvasia

  • Stone – Built Settlement (Fortress Town) of Mystras


  1. Archaeological Site of Mystras


Extra Tips (without extra charge):

Time to taste famous wines at a Traditional Winery

Proposal:

Memorable Folklore Night: Enjoy your dinner watching a folklore show