Kalamata is one of Greece’s most visited cities and mainly attracts tourists thanks to its beautiful sandy beaches and wonderful food culture. You have probably tasted at least one or two olives from Kalamata, as this is one of the city’s hallmarks. If you love good food and a wonderful view, then you will appreciate all that Kalamata has to offer.
So that you do not miss the more interesting sights during your stay here, we have put together a small guide. Experience Kalamata at its best!
The Church of Agioi Apostoloi
It’s not just the food culture that Greek Kalamata is known for. The city is full of architectural buildings and many religious and sacred sites. One of these is The Church of Agioi Apostoloi which is very centrally located and close to the University of the Peloponnese.
According to thembaprograms, the church was used until 1884, when it was partially destroyed in an earthquake and after repairs to the church tower, it began to be used again. The church was also affected by the earthquake in Kalamata in 1986 and was then completely restored. You can book a guided tour inside or outside the church, which is a great opportunity for you to learn more about Kalamata and its history.
Castle of Kalamata
The castle in Kalamata is both historic and amazingly beautiful to walk around. From the castle promenade you have a fantastic view of Kalamata and various different buildings are inspiring and interesting to learn more about.
Kalamata is very well connected with several other major cities in Greece , which makes it a perfect detour if you are near Athens, for example. Thanks to the fact that the roads have undergone a major development, you can get between Athens and Kalamata in just a few hours by car.
As Kalamata has a fantastic promenade, it has become a natural consequence that many people go to Kalamata to walk and sunbathe along this wonderful sandy beach. Blue water and white beaches as far as the eye can see. Can it get better than that?
Around the promenade there is also a solid selection of restaurants and bars to quench your thirst. Or why not order some of the world’s most famous and tasty olives from the area?
No matter what you appreciate and what your travel companion looks like, Kalamata has something interesting to offer for everyone. Tie a cozy day at the beach with an inspiring tour of one of Kalamata’s museums and complete your stay!
Welcome to experience Kalamata!