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Kiparissia

Province:

Messinia

Destination type:

Seaside

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Explore Kiparissia: A Journey Through Time and Tranquility

Welcome to Kiparissia, a hidden haven on the Peloponnesian coast. This vibrant town invites you to begin your holiday filled with history, culture, and seaside allure.

A Picturesque Setting:

Marvel at Kiparissia's amphitheatrical layout, gracefully cradling the Aigaleo mountain. As the sun sets over the Ionian Sea, witness a breathtaking panorama that inspired even the seasoned traveler, Georges Clemenceau.

Historic Treasures:

Roam the charming "lower city" with modern amenities before ascending to the "upper city," a living history exhibit boasting traditional houses, the iconic Castle of Arcadia, and the remnants of civilizations past.

Ancient Roots:

Feel the echoes of the Homeric Age as you explore a town that has preserved its name since antiquity. Uncover the legends – from cypresses that lent their name to the city to the poignant tale of Kiparissos and his transformation into a cypress.

Mythic Significance:

Immerse yourself in a city that once sent 11 ships to the Trojan War. Pay homage to deities like Apollo, Athena, and Dionysus, experiencing the strategic importance that has shaped Kiparissia's destiny.

Azure Escapes:

Relax on Ai Lagoudis Beach, draped in a coveted blue flag, offering sunbeds, cafes, and the melody of Ionian waves. Venture to hidden gems like Gianitsena, Kartelas, and the renowned Kalo Nero Beach for diverse coastal experiences.

Castle of Arcadia:

Step into the Castle of Arcadia, a symbol of strength with cyclopean walls. Delve into history as you wander through Ottoman remnants, an outdoor theater, and the Tower of Justinian.

Cultural Enclaves:

Enrich your journey by exploring the Folklore Museum and historic churches like Agia Triada and Agios Dimitrios in the old city.


Seaside Retreats:

Discover Kalo Nero, a seaside settlement 7km away, offering sandy beaches and a haven for the protected turtle species, Caretta-Caretta.

Historic Exploration:

Journey to Filiatra, a charming town with a beautiful square, or explore Marathos (Marathopolis), a fishing village renowned for tranquility and fresh fish.

Nature's Grandeur:

Continue your adventure trip to the Neda River, boasting river trekking and captivating waterfalls for nature enthusiasts.







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