near Marathopoli





The canyon Polilimnio with lakes and waterfalls.

In the municipality Voufrados is the canyon of Polilimnio with lakes and waterfalls. Walking a small path for 5 minutes and passing through dense vegetation and picturesque wooden bridges , you find yourself in a hidden paradise of ponds and waterfalls , surrounded by olive groves and vineyards . 15 lakes with strange names like Mavrolimna , Kadi , Kadoula , the lucky, the Italian , the Holy , Stathoula , well hidden for many years , only recently became known to the public , and began to receive visits from friends of nature.



In summer there are many who prefer the cool waters of the lakes of Polilimnio to make their bathroom, for example lake Kadoula, which took its name from its shape, which resembles a heart. The waterfall offers a unique experience to anyone who approached him, while the more adventurous indulge in spectacular dives from the surrounding rocks, the deep waters of the lake.

The small gorges, lush vegetation and beautiful waterfalls will turn a medium difficulty hike 3 km in a unique and unforgettable experience. The waters of the gorge, which come from Mesopotamia, after crossing the bridge of Jane, Petalidi, poured into the arms of the Messinian Gulf. If anyone follow the canyon down to reach the cave with beautiful butterflies.



It is very easy to find Polylimnio, following the road from Kalamata to Pylos. Near the village there is a village Kazarma Daybreak, from where the path to Polylimnio (there is a sign directing to Polylimnio the main road).




How to get


Driving through EO Pylos Kalamata • 70,2 chm.1 h. 21 minutes.



Marathópoli is one of the most beautiful corners of Messinia.


Proti Island

Proti Island with the monastery of Panagia Gorgopigi.



It is 15 km from the palace of the legendary King Nestor of ancient Greece and also 15 km from the Museum of the Mycenaean period in the Country.


Friendly Destination