Kalamata HolidaysReference WW43867
Choose any of our Kalamata holidays and you see the natural beauty of Messinia with the indented shores, sandy beaches, forested mountains and fertile valleys. See how all this beauty coexists with significant archaeological monuments. Holidays to Kalamata, the capital and central port of Messinia, is situated at the site of ancient Farai. Following independence from the Turks and thanks to the exploitation of the fertile Messinian lands (producing olive oil, raisins, figs etc), it developed into a wealthy urban centre and a significant port. It is located 238 km SW of Athens.
Kalamata is renowned as the place where the famous Kalamatianos dance originated. A perfect symbol for the rich culture and vibrancy of this region, the dance is well known and you can easily find places throughout the town offering traditional performances, such as restaurants with regular evening entertainment.
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When to Visit
- Currency Euro (€)
- Flying time from the UK Flights from London to Kalamata are around 3 hours 40 minutes.
- Language Greek
- Passport & Visas If you are a British passport holder you do not need a visa to enter Greece & your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay.