Is Kalamata the city of Peloponnese in southern Greece your next destination? Then allow car hire Kalamata to be your travel companion. With car hire Kalamata airport, you will be able to enjoy the freedom to control over your journey here in the city. The airport is located about 7km northwest of the city.
Kalamata has about 58,000 permanent citizens to date, a high number in comparison to its former self back when the Venetians first ruled it back in the 17th century. It was an important trading port in the 19th century that made up a great part of Greece’s economy. The main industry of Kalamata is currently the exports of olive and raisins product. If you are looking for a cultural port in Greece, Kalamata has some of the best attractions to offer.
An important cultural sight of Kalamata is the Villehardouin Castle. This castle was owned by the French family of Villehardouin after it was built in the early of 13th century. Today, the castle still stands and is open for the public to enjoy. Remember to grab some souvenirs while you are here. Hire car Kalamata airport to make sure you don’t miss a thing while travelling in this town.
If you want to check out some of the local specialty scarves, visit the Kalograion monastery where the Kalamata scarves are produced. Stand in awe as you tour the workshop where the silks are woven into scarves. There are also local merchandises available for your shopping needs. Rent a car in Kalamata airport to haul all of your bought goods.
In order for you to say that you have been to Kalamata, you have to pay a visit to the Church of Ypapandi. The Metropolitane Church lies beneath the Frankish castle which was built in the 14th century. The Ypapandi Festival is an occasion to call for a holiday in this town which is a sight that you do not want to miss. A miraculous litany takes place here regardless of the weather’s condition. The 150th anniversary of the church was just celebrated recently in 2010.
For a further venture out of town, you can head over to a nearby Temple of Appollo Epicurius. With the convenience of a car, the temple is just about 2 hours’ drive away north of Kalamata. You should also go further to the northwest to be amazed by the Ancient Messene settlement.
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