Beaches KORONI (Small town) MESSINIA - GTP - Greek Travel Pages

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The beach of Artaki

It is one of the most attractive beaches of Koroni and has been connected to many legends. From the rock of Artakio, which is covered with, springs sparkling clear water which is believed to have magical powers according to tradition; «the good fairy of Artaki is standing high up the rock with her golden hair on her shoulders, gives magical powers to the water and if anyone who's single sees her and drinks water in Koroni, he/she will get married» says one or the legends.

This extract is cited March 2003 from the Messenia Prefecture Tourism Promotion Commission URL below.

The beach of Zaga

A beautiful sandy beach which stretches from the feet of the castle and reaches Southwest the country chapel of St. George. In the west part of Koroni, and below the castle and the church of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Eleistria and, for 4 kms stretches an endless, blue sea with golden beaches. It is the area Zaga with the beach Memi as its extension, which goes as far as Vasilitsi. It is also completed by the beautiful beaches of Faneromenis-Kalamakiou. The navies of Athena, Sparta, and later those of the Byzantines, Franks Venetians and French for whom Koroni had been a bone of contention, moored at the beach Zaga. The area Zaga-Memi has natural beauty since it is green with vineyards and olive trees as far as the shore, while along the coastline, there are others trees and bushes .. Today, it provides anchorage for many boats and yachts which belong to visitors.

This extract is cited March 2003 from the Messenia Prefecture Tourism Promotion Commission URL below, which contains image.

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