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Kalyves

COUNTY: Messinia MUNICIPALITY: West Mani

Mist
10ºC

Population

0 - 100

Distance from nearest city

0-10km

TL;DR

A picturesque village, built in 1600, near Prosilio on the road to Kardamyli, with a beautiful church and a monastery nearby, on a canyon.

The village of Kalyves was built in 1600 on a hill, on the road to Kardamyli, 4 kilometres out of the village Prosilio.

The church of Agios Mammas, built in 1750 by the family of Katsireoi is in the village, and it was renovated by Vasilis Katsireas in 1824; the church is decorated with beautiful pictures from Odessa. Nearby the village is the Viros Gorge where is the Monastery of the Saviour, built in the 10th century. The gospel of Luke the Evangelist is housed inside the monastery.