Things to see and do - Pýlos
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Pýlos Travel guide
Pýlos : Michelin's recommendations
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.
Tourist attractions Pýlos : Things to see and do
The citadel of Methoni holds a dominant position on a promontory surrounded by the sea on three sides. Established in the 13C on the site of an earlier edifice, it was remodelled in the 15C, 16C and 18C, and is mostly the work of the Venetians. A who..
Presiding over the town and harbour of Pylos, the powerful citadel was built by the Turks in the 16C on the site of an earlier structure. It was much altered in 1829 by the French, who added the great cannon emplacements to the walls and the hexagona..
On top of a hill covered with olive trees, the three sections of the Palace of Nestor, hero of the Trojan War, are protected by a metallic roof. This royal complex, is very clear to read, with 1m-high walls and vestiges of staircases, is one of the b..
3 Tsamadou Str. GR - 24001 Pylos
Located in the scenic, seaside town of Pylos, Hotel Miramare offers a buffet breakfast with views to the sea. The air-conditioned rooms feature free WiFi and a private balcony overlooking Navarino Bay and the island of Sfaktiria. Rooms at the Miram..
Paralia Methonis GR - 24006 Methoni
Galini Hotel is located 200 metres from Methoni Beach and 400 metres from the main square. It offers air-conditioned rooms with views to the Venetian castle of Methoni. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. Opening to a balcony, all rooms are simply f..
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..