The most significant archaeological site in Messinia region is undoubtedly ancient Messini. It is located just 30 minutes away from Kalamata. This is one of the most well-preserved ancient city in Greece, which to this day manages to maintain the prestige of yesteryear, leaving its visitors impressed.
The ancient city that was built in 369 B.C. by the Thibean general Epaminondas. The city was created using the Ippodamic urban system according to which all buildings have the same orientation.
It has not only sanctuaries and public buildings, but also imposing fortifications and residences and funerary monuments. It has, among other things, the rare privilege of not being destroyed or covered by younger settlements and being in a predominantly Mediterranean unspoiled natural environment.
The most significant monuments of this archaeological site that have been discovered are the Theater, the Stadium, the Gymnasium, the Mausoleum, the Agora, the Asclepius and the fountain of Arsinoe.
The excursion is being combined with dinner while gazing the sunsetrising behind the monument with unique ancient Greek cuisine tastes as sesame salad with fig and nuts.
The duration of this sophisticated excursion last for 5 hours. Let’s feel and taste the way ancient Greeks used to leave in the most modern ancient city of Greece.
- Professional Tour leader
- Entrance fees
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Bottled water
- Liability insurance
- Anything not mentioned above
- Licensed guide (upon request with extra cost)