Messene, Greece

Ancient Messene Day Trip From Kalamata

with Telia N.

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Telia N.
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We start at your hotel and in less than an hour we are under the hill of Ithomi where Ancient Messene is located.

During our trip we will be able to enjoy the full trees stunning scenery and learn about all the myths, traditions and secrets that areas will encounter.

Our first stop will be at the source of village Mauromati. We will recount of the legend that reveals the name of the village.

In order to impress you from the beginning, the structures that we will firstly see are the city's fortification wall and the only surviving entrance gate. They are standing there steadfast from 369 BC.
We will wander through the same paths where once Epaminondas stepped, the famous Theban General who founded the city on the ruins of Ancient Ithomi.

Just above the ancient city, the coffee shop of our friend Nikos, will host us for about an hour before entering the main sight. There, we will learn everything about the foundation of the city, its history and the continuously changing of conquers.

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Telia N.

Hello, my name is Telia and I would like to be your compass for a day, in my hometown Kalamata. Kalamata belongs to the region of Peloponnese, we are right next to a big port and that make us have hospitality in our DNA. I work many years now, with visitors coming in Kalamata. I really love being around of people with different cultures and my goal is to make them enjoy and share my passion of all the beauties of my country. Full profile Leave a Review

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