Kalamata is one of the most beautiful coastal and historical cities of Greece. It has a 4 Km breath taking beach with clear waters and a number of attractions for visitors from all around the world. It's the capital of Messinia, the origin of the famous Kalamata olives and olive oil and figs, raisins, and handmade silk scarfs.
Kalamata's Byzantine Castle and the Old Town of Kalamata is considered the best place to start the tour of the city. Interesting sights also are,the Military Museum, with exhibits from 1821 onwards, the Historical and Folklore Museum, the Byzantine chapel of the Ag.Apostoloi and Municipal Railway Park and also the Central squares which are lined with flowers and tavernas .
The coastal road is one of the busiest of the city. It’s a collection of great beaches, small villages and one of the most beautiful places to stroll, bike ride and of course a cool dip. The nightlife of Kalamata is concentrated mostly there during summer and is very intense.
The port of Kalamata and next to it the marina of the city is providing more than 300 safe berths for yachts and boats. There also are the best restaurants on the seafront. Also, the city airport serves charters and standard flights from the most of the european countries during the busy tourist and vacation summer months.