Have a 2 hours city walking tour at the historical center of Kalamata accompanied by a local tour leader and discover the beauties of the city! Ideal choice for short time visitors.
A minimum number of 2 participants is required for this tour
Welcome to the beautiful city of Kalamata, the city of sea, sun and history. The 2-hour Kalamata walking tour offers the perfect introduction to the city. Choose this small-group tour for a personalized experience. Also ideal for travelers coming to Kalamata by cruise ships for few hours.
Take the opportunity to learn new things about this beautiful city, meet local people, taste local products, feel the openness of the people, the love for their land and culture, the outstanding hospitality and live like a Greek for few hours.
This tour introduces you to the history of the city from the Byzantine period to today. The tour starts with a short walk along the sea-front and passes through:
- The Old Castle where Princess Isabeau lived
- A Byzantine church at the base of the castle (inside a cave)
- The hospital of 1821
- Saint George’s church, built in Venetian period
- The Monastery of Nuns that used to be famous for its silk scarves
- Saint Konstantine and Helen Byzantine church
- The old Mansion of the Korfiotakis family, which was a house-headquarters of last leader of Ottoman era
- Frangolimnas, an area where the qualifying matches for the Olympic Games of 1896 took place
- The Byzantine church of Saint Charalambos, one of the oldest cemeteries.
- The Old Mansion of Kyriakou Family (Historical-Folk Museum)
- Benakis family mansion
- Byzantine church of St. Apostoles, the most important landmark of the city
- The Archaeological museum
- Open market (only for Saturdays morning)
Led by a local tour leader
Step back in time on a history tour
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Walking tour in Kalamata by English-speaking tour leader
Upon agreement in Kalamata (walking distance of the cruise port)
Weather will not affect the operation of the tour. However if canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking