Sites of Interest

Journey into a Glorious Past

Its earliest history shrouded in the mists of time, Messinia's cultural past reveals a rich tapestry of kings and queens, honor and tradition, war and friendship. 

Costa Navarino provides the ideal base from which to discover a fascinating history that goes back 4,500 years. Neolithic settlements, Mycenaean palaces, Classical temples, Byzantine churches and medieval castles are all within easy reach, both in Messinia as well as in the broader area of the Peloponnese.

Navigate through the photo gallery to see just some of the compelling sites and monuments that stand as testimony to this remarkable historical legacy.

The Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism has the copyright of the antiquities that comprise the visual content of the photographs (Law 3028/2002 "On the protection of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage in general”).