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Ancient Messene Archaeological Site

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Ancient Messene Archaeological Site Admission Ticket

1. Ancient Messene Archaeological Site Admission Ticket

Visit the Ancient Messene Archaeological Site, a must-see for any trip to the southern Peloponnese. Discover the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Messene and the ruins of this ancient Greek city, including its sanctuaries, public buildings, imposing fortifications, houses, and tombs. Discover countless mosaics, engravings, and restored buildings that will help you visualize the history of this impressive site. Take in the beauty of the mountains and the tranquil surroundings. Admire the dominating Ithome limestone, the site of the ancient acropolis and one of the largest theaters of the ancient Greek world, dating back to the 3rd century B.C.

From Athens: Messinia Region Guided Day Tour

2. From Athens: Messinia Region Guided Day Tour

Starting your tour from Athens you will start seeing the nice landscape of Attica as exiting the city. Your first stop will be at the Corinth canal. Your driver will explain to you the history of the canal and you can take a lot of pictures. After a 1 hour drive you will stop at the Meligalas well. There you will learn the history of the civil war that took place in Greece. Your next station will be at the Ancient site of Messini. You will have the chance to meet this great civilization and enjoy the ancient site. You will learn where and how the medical site of Asklipios was functioning. Then you will leave for the great and sea city of Kalamata. There you can have free time and explore the marvellous city and have luch until you return back to Athens.

Multi Experience Route

3. Multi Experience Route

Trip Itinerary 8:00 AM - Mushroom hunting-a Seminar “There would be no forest if there were no mushrooms.” Being informed and educated about the nutritional and medicinal benefits of mushrooms will help you overcome any fears surrounding them. 12:00 AM - Ancient Messina Its wealth and history will transport you to another era! Epaminondas liberated Messinia in 370 – 369 BC. from Spartan influence and built the capital of the free Messenians at the foot of Itomi. 2:30 PM - TASTING TRADITIONAL DESSERTS OF THE SPOON We will visit a workshop with traditional spoon sweets and by tasting we will be able to learn various secrets about them. 3:30 PM - TASTING LOCALS TRADITIONAL PASTA We will visit a workshop that makes local pasta and they will show us how it is made. There we will have the opportunity of tasting. 5:00 PM - Return to the hotel

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