Municipality of Messini

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WELCOME to Municipality of Messini

City Council Message: Municipality of Messini is full of experiences and pleasant surprises! Enjoy your stay !


 Municipality of Messini is a Municipality of the Peloponnisos Region that was established with the Kallikratis Program from the merging of the pre-existing municipalities of Aipeia, Androussa, Aristomenis, Voufrados, Ithomis, Messina, and Petalidi. The seat of the Municipality was designated to Messini.

Municipality of Messini is located on the right side of the river Pamisos and is ten kilometers away from the capital of the prefecture, Kalamata. The area of ​​the new Municipality of Messini is 563.7 sq. kilometers and the population 28.754 inhabitants, according to the 2011 inventory.

The city of Messini and seat of the New Messini Municipality, took its name in 1867 to honor the city, identified with the ancient Messini. Today’s Messini was named in the medieval years from the “Island” word, meaning the waters and marshes that wandered around the settlement west of Pamisos.

Messini as Kalamata have lots of options to offer to it’s visitors. Starting from the ancient Messini that is of huge importance and historical value and continuing with other ancient sites also that coexist inside municipal boundaries of Messini. Great local delicacies cooked with the exceptional olive oil of the surrounding areas and of course the big seaside area that has blue flags in lots of spots are experiences you must see and live. Messini is developing to a mayor tourist destination with all the surrounding locations providing places to settle! Don’t forget it’s also some minutes away from the international airport of Kalamata.

Road Connections

Messini is linked by road with Athens and Thessaloniki via the Eastern Motorways of Peloponnese, Olympia Odos and Aegean Motorway.

The distance to Athens is 239 km and the journey takes about 2 hours and 10 minutes.

The distance to Thessaloniki is 715 km and the journey takes about 6.5 hours.

Messini is linked to Athens, Thessaloniki, Ioannina, Patra and Sparta, as well as to the towns of Meligalas, Kardamili, Pylos, Koroni, Methoni, Chora, Messinia, Kyparissia, Filiatra, Gargaliani etc. Also N. Messinia via bus routes, planned and operated by the Intercity Bus Service in Messinia.

For more information, contact the Intercity Bus Service of Messinia SA Tel: +30 27210 28581 or you can contact us at

Sea Connections

The port of Kalamata is connected by ferry to the ports of Kythera and Kissamos in Chania, once a week during the summer months. The journey time is about 9 hours.

Air Connections

Messini is connected by air with Athens, Thessaloniki, Munich, Stockholm, Moscow, Amsterdam, Prague, London, Milan, St. Petersburg, Kiev, Vienna, Manchester etc through scheduled flights and flights Charter.
Kalamata National Airport “Captain Vassilis Konstantakopoulos” (KAKL) is located about 3 km away of the city of Messini, on the Greek National Road. Kalamata-Messina. The corridor is about 3 km away and the terminal is located to the southeast of the route. The building facilities of the terminal are 2450 sq.m. Its geographical width is 37 ° 4506. 3 ‘north. Its geographic length is 22 ° 0131.4 ‘east. It has 2 arrival halls, two 2 departure halls and 1 waiting room. The aircraft parking space has a capacity of 4 aircraft (1 B767, 3 A320).


Below you will find the most popular destinations of our municipality.


The seat of the municipality Messini is a must visit destination!



Small but very cosmopolitan village! Incredible sea to swim also!


Agios Andreas

A graphic small seaside village with awesome food and people!



Petalidi has grown in tourist industry last years! Beautiful location to visit!



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