Homepage Stoupa Messinia, 24024
Tel. +3027210 77444, 77322
Fax +3027210 77700
E-mail: [email protected]
ΜΗΤΕ: 1249Κ012Α0062000
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• Stoupa is a seaside village located in Messinian Mani, 45 km from the city of Kalamata and 55km from the airport. An enchanting village that charms the visitors all year round, drawing them back year after year. In the summer the sea and the sandy beaches tempt all lovers of the sun and the sea. The area has two beaches, Stoupa and Kalogria.

• Every evening the sunset tints the sea with the most marvellous colours – the best time of the day for the village. It is a time for taking idyllic photos, strolling on the beach or walking to the nearby picturesque village of Lefktron.

• East of the village rises Beaufort castle , which was the Acropolis of the ancient city of Lefktron. According to Pausanias , the ancient Greek historian, here was a temple and the statue of goddess “Athena”.

• Nikos Kazantzakis, the writer, and Alexis Zorbas one of his famous characters lived here. It is worth mentioning that Kazantzakis was exploiting the Prastova mines (1917-1918).

• Messinian Mani, is a unique place of wild beauty with dominant elements, the imperious towers of Mani are of a unique architectural design while the Byzantine Churches signify the continuous historical presence of the untamed locality.

• Starting from Stoupa, you can visit the small scenic villages of Mani as well as Viros and Rindomos gorges and Vasiliki forest in the Taygetos mountains . The area also offers mountaineering, walks and cycling of all grades.

• Finally, it is worth while to visit Diros Caves, Mystras, Olympia, Ancient Messini, Pylos, Methoni, Koroni, Vathia and obviously, it is of interest to have a day trip to inner Mani (i.e. Mesa Mani) to the panoramic war towers with their impressive architecture.

• For those visitors who love walking, nature, Greek lifestyle and relaxation, Stoupa is the ideal choice.

Panorama Stoupa

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