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Pylos

Province:

Messinia

Destination type:

Seaside

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Pylos: Where Myth Meets Majesty - Crafting Timeless Memories for Your Perfect Getaway

Nestled on the sun-kissed southwest coast of the Peloponnese, Pylos invites you to a harmonious blend of ancient wonders, picturesque beaches, and enchanting landscapes.


Begin your adventure with a royal odyssey through the kingdom of Nestor, a leader of legendary wisdom during the Trojan War. Explore the Mycenaean splendors of the well-preserved Palace of Nestor, a journey back to 1300-1200 BC.

Ancient City Expedition:

Uncover the secrets of ancient Pilos, where Thucydides' narratives come to life. Traverse the ruins and extensive graveyards, immersing yourself in the city's role during the Peloponnesian War.

Castle Chronicles:

Step into the pages of history with a tour of Palaiocastro and Niocastro. Marvel at the strategic fortifications, witness the Byzantine and Frankish legacy, and relive the Ottoman era. Your journey through time is complete with the resilient spirit of the modern Pylos emerging from the Battleship of Navarino.

Monumental Plaza Stroll:

Take a leisurely stroll through "Platia Trion Navarchon," a monumental plaza dedicated to the admirals of the Battleship of Navarino. Capture the essence of history with cannons from Venetian and Turkish origins flanking the awe-inspiring monument.

Niocastro Adventure:

Embark on an adventure within Niocastro, an Ottoman masterpiece. Traverse ancient ruins, visit the captivating "Ktirio Stratonos Mezonos" housing the collection of René Puaux, and explore the island of Sfaktiria, a natural wonder with war memorials.

Beyond Pylos Excursions:

Expand your horizons with day trips to Methoni and Koroni, where well-preserved Venetian castles await your exploration. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the Peloponnese.

Golden Sands Getaway:

Indulge in a golden sands getaway at Gialova and Divari Beach. Your holiday retreat is enhanced by crystal-clear waters, family-friendly vibes, and the enchanting backdrop of Niocastro.

Voidokilia Bliss:

Experience pure bliss at Voidokilia Beach, often dubbed the jewel of Peloponnese. Dive into the turquoise waters, uncover the ancient tomb of Thrasymedes, and explore the cave of Nestor. Your beach escapade reaches new heights of relaxation.

Polilimnio Oasis Adventure:

Embark on an oasis adventure at Polilimnio, a hidden paradise of lakes and waterfalls. Navigate wooden bridges surrounded by lush greenery, creating an idyllic setting for a refreshing dip.

Coastal Charms:

Discover the coastal charms of Finikouda and Romanos Beach, where turquoise waters meet sandy shores. Enjoy a tranquil escape, adorned with traditional restaurants offering a taste of authentic Greek cuisine.

Interested in visiting Peloponnese?

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