At the southeastern corner of Messinia we discover a land decorated with towers, the so called Mani region. Rough and inspirational and the base of mount Taygetos. The visitor can find many beautiful stone made villages and spectacular views. It is the ancient land famous for its stone and the centenerian olive trees, the sun, the open blue sea and fresh air.
Kardamili has many fortified tower houses in the old town and some of the stone paths leading to neighboring villages such as St. Sophia and Petrovouni where it is worth to visit the Byzantine churches. Old pathways exist to walk through fertile olive groves that offer the most important goods of the region, olives and the well known for its quality extra virgin olive oil.