||Visit time period
|About 7 km
Ithomi: The sacred top of Messinion (recidents of Mesinia)- The temple of Ithomata Zeus
The position of the mount Ithomis is in the middle of a large plain, with no great height, 802 meters in elevation gives a superiority, as if it is the highest mountain of the Messinian area. Sacred place since ancient times always offered itself for asylum and stronghold in every difficult moment in the history of the place. In a close distance from the archaeological site of ancient Messini , we follow rural dirt road will lead us to the top of the small mount of Ithome in where we will meet the old monastery of Voulkano which is builded from the same constructions materials of the ancient temple of God Zeus.
The view from the top is panoramic and just fantastic!
The way back is from the same road and we can visit the new monastery of Voulkanou and also the ancient walls of Messini which are date from 4th
Century BC and they are in excellent condition!
- Panoramic view and great aspect of the ancient Messini from 800m altitude
- old monastery
- route with a great historic past
- traditional village
From 45.00€ per adult
From 30.00€ per child untill 12 years old
(For groups we do special offers please ask us)
local, English speaking tour escort, traditional snack, personal insurance, walking poles, backpack (if necessary), photographs from the tour
Transportation depends from where are you staying (for example Messinia or Arglolis prefecture)-Please ask us to give you the extra cost-
Visitation to the monastery of Voulkanou, small walking tour at the walls of ancient Messini, guided tour into the archaeological site of ancient Messini