300 sunny days per year
Belonging to the southernmost cities of Europe, in Kalamata the mean annual temperature is around 26 degrees - the mildest climate of Peloponnesus. Its position on the 37. latitude is just like that of Miami.
Kalamata, the capital of Messinia, is situated in the submontane area of the Taygetos mountains (2.400m high) in the heart of the wide Messenian gulf. The world's famous 'rough Mani', Sparta, the caves of Diros as well as all the other antique sights of Peloponnesus are in close distance: Methoni, Pylos, the old Messene, Olympia, Koroni, Epidaurus..