In addition to relaxing on the nearby beaches, the beautiful square, and the fairytale Upper Town, you can explore more widely the rest of the gems of the Prefecture of Messinia & Ilia. If you like nearby excursions, with Kyparissia as your base, you can also move to beautiful places, at a distance that will not tire you.

Kyparissia, the beautiful Messinian city, offers an ideal location for an unforgettable holiday. But besides the picturesque beaches and pleasant walks in the city center, or in the inspiring Upper Town, the whole area around Kyparissia hides many hidden gems worth discovering. If you’re a lover of nature, history and scenic landscapes, this article will guide you to some of the most enchanting tours you can do within walking distance of Kyparissia.

What we have chosen for you

  • Koroni Castle – Finikountas Beach – Methoni Castle
  • Polylimnio
  • Archaeological site Ithomi – Vulkanou Monastery
  • Pylos – Sfakteria – Palace of Nestor – Chora Museum
  • Pylos – Voidokoilia beach – Gialova lagoon
  • Kalamata, historical center/museums, monastery.
  • Kalamata, shopping center, marina.
  • Cruises in Koroni – Methoni
  • Villages of Neda – Temple of Apollo
  • Kalamata – Kardamili – Stoupa
  • Kalamata – Mystras – Sparta (Elias Museum)
  • Caves of Diros
  • Cruise to Kitries
  • Cruise to Schiza & Sapienza Islands
  • Zacharos Beach – Ancient Olympia
  • Caiaphas Thermal Baths

Don’t miss even evening walks in nearby stone-built villages, where a square, a plane tree with running water and a wood-fired cafe can set you up for the evening. Near Zacharo, you can visit Smyrna, Artemisa, Varko, Kalydona, and so many other small villages with natural beauties and special character.