Agios Nikolaos Messinia: The picturesque fishing village with beautiful beaches

Agios Nikolaos


Agios Nikolaos (Selinitsa) is a picturesque fishing village of Messiniaki Mani and a known destination for vacations. It is located on the Messinian Gulf shore, 30km southeastern to Kalamata, 6km southern to Stoupa and belongs to Lefktro Municipality of Messinia Prefecture.

The village was firstly inhabited during the period of 1830-1840 and the inhabitants were occupied exclusively to fishing and they exchanged the fish to other products at the neighbouring villages.

During the last decades Agios Nikolaos managed to develop the tourism of the area by creating facilities for hosting of tourists and offer them lovely and comfortable vacations.

Agios Nikolaos Messinia Map

Using Agios Nikolaos as a base of excursions, you can tour to the majestic Taygetos Mountain, get to know the imposing towers of Mani, the picturesque churches, the unique small villages and the wonderful narrow streets and the gorges of Virou and Rintomou. You can also visit Stoupa, the picturesque village where lived and wrote, the writer Nikos Kazantzakis and Kardamili where you can ramble to the paved narrow streets at the Old village of Kardamili and admire the ruins of the Medieval castle and the ancient fortifications.

Agios Nikolaos (Selinitsa) offers lovely beaches with picturesque rocks and a beach which attracts a great number of swimmers.

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