Activities
  • The Annual Dance Festival of Kalamata is listed as one of the most important cultural events of the region and takes place in July. A series of additional events also are programmed around this festival. 
  • Sailing through Messinian Bay, is a marathon seaway of 30 klm organized by the Marine Association of Kalamata in September.
  •  Various Sailing competitions which take place in Kalamata every August are becoming increasingly popular in the region.
  • Mountain Marathon is organized at Taygetus every year in March. It is a route of 36 klm which crosses through the imposing gorge of Viros and the picturesque villages of Exochori, Tseria, Pedino, and Aghia Sophia. Another event of equal interest is the bike competition of a route of 55klm which takes place in Kardamili in May.
  • Of equal interest to bike enthusiasts is the coastal cyclist drive that connects Stoupa Village with the scenic beach of Aghios Nikolaos.