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Holidays to Kalamata
You would be hard pressed to find a more charming seaside holiday destination than the city of Kalamata, on the peninsula of Peloponnese in southern Greece. People have been drawn to Kalamata for centuries for its lovely stretches of sand along the coast, picturesque historic buildings, and abundance of fresh local products and tasty cuisine. For those looking for an authentic Greek holiday experience in a stunning locale, Kalamata is an excellent choice.
What to see and do on a Holiday to Kalamata
Kalamata enjoys an enviable position between the stunning shores of the Messinian Gulf and the foot of dramatic Mount Taygetos. The fine golden sand beaches along the coast are the biggest draw for travellers, along with the crystal clear blue waters that lap the sands. Many people spend their entire holiday to Kalamata sunbathing on the beach and taking leisurely dips in the sea. However, for those who want a more active holiday, Mount Taygetos offers steep slopes, lush forests, rivers, caves, and canyons to explore.
Travellers who want to soak up some history can stroll through the pleasant streets of the old town in Kalamata. Here you will find small alleyways that spill out into sunny squares, medieval houses, Byzantine temples, ancient churches, and the impressive 13th century castle situated on the top of a hill overlooking the city and the sea. Kalamata also features many captivating museums where visitors can see interesting artifacts from eras gone by.
What Greek city could hold its own without inviting restaurants and bars serving up tasty traditional Greek cuisine? In the culinary department Kalamata does not disappoint, with fabulous modern restaurants, chic cafes, and authentic tavernas that serve delicious dishes such as grilled octopus, skewered meats, tangy tzatziki, and the juicy black Kalamata olives that come from this region. Kalamata also has a lively nightlife with many bars and nightclubs lining the waterfront and marina.
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