Ancient Messene Day Trip from Costa Navarino
History & heritage tours

Ancient Messene Day Trip from Costa Navarino

Availability: Every day
Duration: up to 4 hours
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Visit the ancient city of Messene, one of the best-preserved archeological sites in Greece
  • Discover the village of Mauromati and learn the fascinating legend of its name
  • Enjoy a short visit to the Archeological Museum of the city before returning to your hotel
What to expect

Messene is a significant ancient city in terms of its size, form, and state of preservation. It has the advantage of never having been destroyed or covered by later settlements, and is located on an unspoiled inland site. With the help of your guide, you'll spend a full day learning its amazing history and uncovering all its secrets.

The first stop of your tour of Ancient Messene will be the village Mauromati, where you'll be told the legend that reveals the its name. You'll be amazed by the structures of the city’s fortification wall and the only surviving entrance gate to the ancient city: they've been standing there since 369 BC. You'll enter through the Arcadian Gate and you'll admire its splendor; try to imagine how it felt to be a Messenian warrior going to battle.
When you finish the tour inside the archaeological site, your guide will be waiting with cool water, ready to answer all your questions before ending your trip with a visit to the small Archaeological Museum.

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What's included
  • Guided tour of Ancient Messene
  • Visit to the Archeological Museum
  • Pick-up
Meeting point:

You can confirm the pick-up location directly with the local operator. You'll find their contact information in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • This tour is only available for groups of 4-6 people
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION: please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
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Every day at 9:00 am.

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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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