Ancient Messene

  • Ancient Messene - © Flickr user
  • Ancient Messene - © Panos Ginis
  • Ampitheatre - © Flickr user - Steve McCraig
  • View of the Stadium of Ancient Messene - © Flickr user Franco Pecchlo
  • Columns - © Flickr user Steve McCraig
  • Ancient Portol at Messene - © Flickr user - Thomas Cloer
  • View of the Odeon - © Wiki user - Herbert Ortner
  • View of the Ancient Asclepeion - © Wiki user - Rossignol Benoit

Key information: Ancient Messene

    • Circuit the fabulously preserved, fortified, ancient site of Messene with its 9km walks. Add an ascent up Mt. Ithomi, with its dilapidated monastery and fragments of an ancient sanctuary. Marvellously atmospheric.
      • Sunflower?s Landscapes of the Southern Peloponnese has 30 walks, including on this walk. Find relevant books by using our Amazon search function:
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Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating87
  • Beauty29
  • Natural interest13
  • Human interest16
  • Charisma30
  • Negative points1
  • Total rating87
  • Note: Modernity

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 14.9km
  • Maximum Altitude: 799m
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate

This walk description page is at an early stage of development, and will be expanded over time. Your comments on this walk, your experiences and tips, and your photos are very welcome.

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Ancient Portol at Messene - © Flickr user - Thomas Cloer
View of the Ancient Asclepeion - © Wiki user - Rossignol Benoit

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Columns - © Flickr user Steve McCraig...
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