Messinia

Mount Taygetos Hike: Manganiari Spring, Taygetos Refuge, Profitis Ilias Peak (2.407 meters)

Mount Taygetos, Greece

At 2.407 meters, Mount Taygetost is the highest mountain in Peloponnese and a personal favorite of mine. Named after the nymph Taygete and devoted to the god of Sun, Helios, Taygetos is destined to provide a mystical experience. But it is the peace and quiet of the mountain, disturbed only by an occasional distant sound …

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Best of Messinia: Beaches, castles, waterfalls and the best olive oil in the world

Methoni Castle, Messinia, Greece

The Messinia region in southern Peloponnese is an ideal holiday destination for anyone looking for more than just a lovely beach. Don’t get me wrong, the coast of Messinia is stunning and its long sandy beaches are among the best in Greece but there is so much more! From impressive medieval castles and charming towns …

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