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Sheltered on the west by the rocky wall of Sfaktiría Island, the roadstead at Pílos is one of the finest and most secure in the whole Mediterranean. The town itself, spreading out like an amphitheatre facing the sea, was founded by the French military expedition to Morea in 1829. Before you set out to explore the southern Peloponnese, take time to wander down the steep little streets and steps leading to Three Admirals Square, where there is a monument dedicated to the victors of the Battle of Navarino Bay.

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Tourist attractions Pýlos : Things to see and do

  • Citadel Recommended Recommended

    GR - 240 06 Methóni

    The citadel of Methóni was begun in the 13C on the site of an earlier fortress in a very strong position on a promontory surrounded by the sea on three sides. It was remodelled in the 15C, 16C and 18C. Most of the construction was the work of the Ven..

  • Niókastro Interesting

    GR - 240 01 Pýlos

    The powerful citadel of Niókastro overlooking the town and bay was built by the Turks in the 16C on the site of an earlier structure; but it was much altered in 1829 by the French, who added the great cannon emplacements to the walls and the pentagon..

  • Palace of Nestor Interesting

    GR - 240 01 Pýlos

    Amidst fruit trees on a hill near the road from Gargalianoi to Pilos, a large protective roof shelters the foundations of the palace of "Nestor", who played a major role in the Trojan War. Found in 1939 and excavated from 1952, it dates fro..

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Hotels Pýlos

  • Karalis City Hotel Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Kalamatas 26 GR - 24001 Pylos

    Prix Prices from : 72 €

    Located in Pilos of Messinia, within 150 metres from the beach, Karalis Beach Hotel features an elegantly decorated, high-ceiling bar and a spacious lounge area with classical furnishings. It offers a 24-hour front desk, free Wi-Fi in all areas and a..

  • Ulysses Hotel Three stars Three stars Three stars

    12, Kiprou GR - 24006 Methoni

    Set amidst a lovely garden in Methoni Village, Ulysses Hotel offers air-conditioned accommodation with free WiFi access. It has a shaded courtyard, where a hearty breakfast is served daily. The bright rooms at Ulysses come with wrought-iron beds. Ea..

  • Karalis Beach

    Pilos Beach (end of Tsamadou str.) GR - 24001 Pylos

    Situated right on the beach with a private deck in Pylos Town, Karalis Beach features a roof bar with unobstructed Navarino Bay views. It offers modern rooms that open to a balcony, while free Wi-Fi is available throughout. Simply yet tastefully dec..

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