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Stories and Tips Kalamata

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Greek Orthodox Easter at Longa

Written by HiramAbif on 23 Apr, 2006

The Greek Orthodox Easter is a unique phenomenon and experience for any tourist, as it combines cultural features reflecting a mix of history, religion, nationalism, tradition, and even dietary patterns related with Christian orthodoxy. Christmas and Easter are the two times in the Christian calendar…Read More


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Camping in Agios Andreas

Written by HiramAbif on 28 May, 2005

Approximately a 40-minute drive southeast of Kalamata (and 20 minutes north of Koroni, in the very southwestern tip of the Messinian peninsula) is the village of Agios Andreas, twinned with the village of Longa. Laid-back with friendly locals, it is ideal for a stopover for…Read More


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Village of Petalidi

Written by HiramAbif on 28 May, 2005

This is another little gem on the southern coastal road located halfway between Kalamata and Agios Andreas (approximately 20-minute drive to either destination). Petalidi (derived from the word petalida, which is a flat type of edible oyster found on beach rocks) is a picturesque fishing village…Read More


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