The prefecture of Messinia is located in the southwestern part of the Peloponnese. The river Neda and the Arcadian Mountains are situated in the north and at the east part you can visit the Mount Taygetos. At the south it borders the Messinian Gulf and at the west the Ionian Sea. At the north it borders the prefecture of Ilia, at the northeast the prefecture of Arkadia and at the east the prefecture of Lakonia. The capital of the prefecture of Messinia is Kalamata. In this area you can visit the most beautiful natural attractions of Greece. You can swim in the lakes of Polylimnio and you can visit the beautiful villages Stoupa and Finikouda. You can also visit the castles of Methoni and Koroni and enjoy the beauty of Kardamili. You will see traditional towers in Mani and the unique caves and canyons of this area.