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Terpsithea

COUNTY: Messinia MUNICIPALITY: Trifylia

Clouds
9ºC

Population

100 - 500

Infrastracture

Gas Station,

Distance from nearest city

0-10km

TL;DR

A sea-side settlement where the messinian watermelon is harvested; also the birthplace of Polyvios Dimitrakopoulos, also known as Arkas.

A sea-side settlement, built on an altitude of 8 metres. It is 500 metres from the sea and 4 kilometres north of Kyparissia, on the national highway that connects Kyparissia with Pylo.

The village is well-known for the "Messinian watermelon" that is harvested earlier than any other place in Europe. Near Terpsithea is the beautiful Vlacho's beach, a difficult to access beach with pebbles.

In the village was born Polyvios Dimitrakopoulos, known by the literary nickname Arkas, who was a great poet, journalist and playwright of the 19th century.