Cycling to Koroni

This was something we started doing quite often once Anna got her bike. You can hire bikes in Koroni though. The ride takes about 30 mins. And you want to take the old road, not only because it is the scenic route but also there is no other traffic. Sometimes it is a bit hot […]

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Lovely Koroni

Koroni is a lovely little Venetian town in Messinia, south western Peloponnese, mainland Greece. It’s approximately 43 kms. from the capital of the region, Kalamata, whose military airport accepts a limited number of charter flights from various countries. There is also a bus service from Kalamata to Koroni but to really explore this area, your […]

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Exploring the Back Streets

You can’t visit Koroni without wandering amongst the back streets and climbing some of the many steps that lead to various parts of the town. Houses appear everywhere, built into hillsides, clinging to roads and pavements, teetering on the edge of the hills that Koroni is built on. Houses range from tiny humble abodes to […]

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Triada Beach

Now this is a beaut!! Travel down the signposted road until you come to a very rough parking area. From here there are steps(new since our last visit when most of the path had disappeared under a landslide) leading down and onto a decent track. Only a few hundred metres down to the glorious stretch […]

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Koroni Waterfront – The Life

This was where we would sit, sipping a beer, most mornings. It was a very traditional place, pleasing to the eye with it’s blue furniture and gingham tablecloths. It was a great meeting place for business men and the older men who would enjoy an ouzo or glass of wine whilst putting the world to […]

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