An ode to the good life, Kalamata is a beach resort on the west coast of the Peloponnese, and forms a charming gateway to the region. Nestled between the Messenian Gulf and the Taygetus mountains, the city of olives and scarves offers not only historical gems such as the Church of the Apostles and the citadel, but also a buzzing atmosphere with its excellent night life, bustling markets and vibrant hotels. It's a colourful party destination, also known for its 5km beach, dotted with traditional taverns and lively beach bars. Tempted?
Flights Lyon (LYS) - Kalamata (KLX)
Book a flight to Kalamata departing from Lyon
Several airlines offer scheduled flights from Lyon-Saint Exupéry airport.
The simplest way of travelling to or from Kalamata international airport (IATA Code: KLX), which is around ten kilometres from the city, is to take a taxi: remember to book in advance, either yourself or through your hotel (journeys take around 15 minutes and are reasonably priced). The bus, although not as quick or easy, is cheapest.