Pylos is a small picturesque seaside town, located in the southwestern part of the prefecture of Messinia. It is 52 km from the city of Kalamata and has about 2,500 inhabitants. Pylos is amphitheatrically built in the southern opening of Navarino’s bay, where the historic naval battle took place, and is defined by the island of Sfaktiria.
Pylos is the largest natural harbor of the Peloponnese and at the same time one of the most interesting tourist destinations of Messinia, thanks to the glorious history and the rich natural beauty of the area.
The well-known naval battle of Navarino between the Allied and Turkish-Egyptian fleet, which was held on October 20, 1827, was a historic victory that decisively contributed to the liberation of Greece from the Turkish yoke.
The town of Pylos has an island character because of the particular architecture and color of its houses. Pylos attracts many tourists every summer, visiting it to admire its historical monuments and picturesque scenery.
There are many historical and natural attractions in Pylos. Among them, Palaiokastro, Niokastro, the cave of Nestor, the Gialova lagoon, the Voidokilias area and others. In addition, the stunning ancient plane trees that dominate the Three Admirals Square, in the center of the city, combined with the splendid view of the island of Sfaktiria, create a special idyllic atmosphere.
Pylos is a beautiful city suitable for peaceful summer holidays, as well as wonderful beaches in addition to the interesting sights. In Pylos, you can enjoy the sun and the sea by choosing among sandy or pebbly beaches, isolated or crowded, and indulging in water sports in the clear blue waters of the Ionian Sea.
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