Kalamata, the capital of the prefecture of Messinia, is a destination for both summer and mountain getaways. The city is built on the site of ancient Faron at the foot of the imposing Taygetos in the heart of Messinian Bay. 

The city has a vibrant nightlife with many bars, cafes and club that promise fun and relaxation and carefree. From the port of Kalamata you can head west to the beach where yachts moor or east to cross the street Navarino bustling summer months and is a hangout for locals and beyond. 

Kalamata is ideal for those who want to discover the prefecture of Messinia, since it is located in the center of the prefecture and only one hour from their travel destinations.