Militsa Messinias

militsa-villageMilitsa is a picturesque village of outstanding natural beauty in Messinia, built on an altitude of 300 meters. It is 51.2 km from the town of Kalamata (capital of Messinia), 21.7 km from Koroni and just 11.8 km from the "Cosmopolitan" Finikounda that has grown into one of the two major tourist resorts of Messinia for years now with stupa in Mani. It is also adjacent to the village of Chrani which is a major tourist destination too.militsa-map1

 

Hidden among the mountains, Militsa captivates with its wonderful view. It is a unique opportunity for rest and recreation for a hiker and a wonderful retreat for rest and relaxation. Its inhabitants are strong people who cherish a picturesque village with well preserved, old houses.

 

Militsa, as well as the neighboring village of Longa,  were the stronghold of the rebellious Greeks who tried to stop the advance of Ibrahim during the revolution of 1821. In Militsa Drina, the Dareiotis the Pilafas with their lads fought for several hours and in numerous fights against Ibrahim.