A beautiful and quaint little Venetian port town awaits those heading on Koroni holidays, neatly tucked away on the Messinia Bay and blessed by beautiful coastal scenery, as well as number of engaging sites and landmarks that span medieval mansions and old churches. One of the most charming scenes in the town can be found around every corner of the compact and narrow winding streets that populate the town, revealing eateries, bars and charming shops to holidaymakers.
Located in the Peloponnese, Koroni perfectly captures the appeal of this area of Greece, boasting both coastal lures and historical attractions, allowing you to inject a sense of both cultural exploration and beach bum relaxation to your holidays to Koroni.
Ancient Sites beside the Sea
In addition to the wonderful architecture that lines each and every cosy street that runs through the town, one of the most attractive features of Koroni is the town’s immense castle, hanging precariously over the clear blue water of the Mediterranean Sea. This is one of the finest examples of Venetian fortress architecture in the whole of Greece, built in the 13th century and encompassing houses and churches within its towering walls. Entering the castle is one of the most magical experiences of holidays in Koroni, with narrow passages leading to the gate and offering breath-taking coastal views.
If you want to take a break from the history, you will find a true haven in the secluded coves and beaches found around the Koroni area, allowing you a spot of relaxation in the near year-round sunshine. If you’re into water sports, the nearby Venetian islet is a fantastic place to go snorkelling or diving, as well as fishing. For an adventurous input to your holidays, opt to visiting some of attractions and destinations surrounding Koroni, in particular the village of Methoni, home to yet another awe-inspiring Venetian castle and worth a day trip on your Koroni holidays.