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Where to pick up your car
The most popular car hire location in Kalamata is Kalamata Airport.
Top car rental brands
The most popular car rental brands in Kalamata are Caldera, Thrifty, Europcar, Enterprise and Avis.
Warmest month: July (25°C).
Coldest month: January (11°C).
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Hire a car in Kalamata
Capital of Greece’s Messenia region, Kalamata offers visitors more than its famously rich olives.
With its mountainous backdrop and a beach lit foreground, the city is beautiful gateway to Peloponnese. Surrounding Messenia Bay, you can simply stroll down to the beach from the city centre. Plus, Kalamata’s palm fringed boulevards are never dull, as annual festivities are constantly making their way through the city.
Whether you’re heading out to Peloponnese’s fine west coast beaches or to its exquisite interior, search for your Kalamata car hire with easyCar.
Sights to see
Things to do in Kalamata
Capital of the beautiful Messinia region of Greece, Kalamata is a lively port full of things to see and do. Famed for its sumptuous black olives, the Kalamata area also offers a tasty range of local specialities, including honeyed figs and pastelli sesame sweets. Standing high above the town is the 13th Century castle, originally built by Geoffroi de Villehardouin. You can enjoy a superb view of the harbour and the town from the ramparts. Beneath the castle sits the old city, a nest of cobbled streets and attractive ancient buildings. It’s a wonderful place to explore and often the venue for outdoor performances or festivals. The waterfront is lined with plenty of bars and restaurants, where you can enjoy fresh and tasty dishes of seafood, slow roast pork or sausage all served with a glass of refreshing retsina. If you’re looking for a little cultural entertainment, Kalamata even has a fascinating museum specialising in archaeology and folklore, as well as a gallery of fine arts.
Kalamata: Discover more
Rent a car in Kalamata and you can discover this wonderful Greek region at your own pace. The beautiful Messiniakos Bay is just a short drive from the city centre and is a stunning area to explore, filled with great beaches and other natural treats. You could even stop off at one of the small friendly villages for some local delicacies such as eel pie, fried cheese with oats and of course a bowl of the juiciest olives in the world!