It’s a town near Gargaliani, northwest of Kyparissia, from the Ionian side of Messinia.The southwestern district of Peloponnese you will find Messinia, an area with a good climate, spacious areas and quaint little villages surrounded by lushes vegetation and Mount Taigetou.
In the land of miracles, in the cradle of civilization, every inch offers something unique and fascinating, and consequently in the Peloponnese, down south in Messinia, there stands Marathoupoli, with a view to the west, carefree, looking out over the eternal cool blue of the Ionian Sea. Opposite Marathoupoli, God created a natural breakwater, the Island of Proti, protecting it from the fury of Poseidon.
It is certain that your visit to Marathoupoli will fill your own memory card with memories that you will never want to delete.Marathoupoli is located at a point of strategic significance for tourism, as it is situated 15km equidistant from various places worth visiting. 15km from the Palace of the legendary King Nestor in ancient Greece and the museum of the Mycenaean period in Chora. 25 km from exquisite Pylos with its Venetian Castle, 40 km from Methoni featuring one of the greatest castles in the Mediterranean, 55 km from renowned Koroni, 30 km from ancient Ithomi, 40 km from delightful Kyparissia and the Neda waterfalls. With Marathoupoli as a base, all beauties in Messinia are easily within reach.
Around Marathoupoli, you can find beautiful sandy virgin beaches to enjoy the most refreshing bathing. North of Marathoupoli (2km), there is the magical beach of Langouvardos, to the south (3.5km) there is the friendly beach of Aghia Sotiro and further down (2km) the cosmopolitan Mati beach.
Opposite Marathos, a short day cruise to Proti Island will take you back to the eternal past of the legends.
The hoteliers, always polite and willing to help, will offer you excellent hospitality. Open all day, the restaurants welcome you with select traditional recipes, flavours from land and sea. From morning to night, you can enjoy your coffee and drinks in the welcoming cafes.
Do not forget to taste the two products for which this place is renowned, the olive oil and the wine.
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