251
trips planned in the last hour
8.8
out of 10
Trustscore rating
©

Mesolongion trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Mesolongion

Missolonghi is a municipality of 34,416 people in western Greece. The town is the capital of Aetolia-Acarnania regional unit, and the seat of the municipality of Iera Polis Messolongiou . Missolonghi is known as the site of a dramatic siege during the Greek War of Independence, and of the death of poet Lord Byron.GeographyThe town is located between the Acheloos and the Evinos rivers and has a port on the Gulf of Patras. It trades in fish, wine, and tobacco. The Arakynthos mountains lie to the northeast. The town is almost canalized but houses are within the gulf and the swamplands. The Messolonghi-Etoliko Lagoons complex lies to the west. In the ancient times, the land was part of the gulf.TransportThe Greek National Road 5/E55 (Ioannina - Patras) passes north of Missolonghi. The town had a railway station on the line to Agrinio but this has been abandoned since the 1970s.The local airport has a hard runway but no scheduled services.AdministrationThe municipality Missolonghi was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units: AitolikoMissolonghiOiniades The municipal unit Missolonghi is subdivided into 8 communities: Agios Georgios Agios Thomas Ano Koudouni Ellinika Evinochori Missolonghi Mousoura Retsina The municipality has an area of 680.372 km2, the municipal unit 280.168 km2.
Mesolongion is in Aetolia-Acarnania Region. Add Mesolongion and other Greece destinations to your travel plans using our Greece sightseeing app .
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Mesolongion

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Mesolongion

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close

Recently planned trips to Mesolongion

60 days in West Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in West Greece BY A USER FROM ISRAEL October, culture, relaxing, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in West Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Mesolongion BY A USER FROM GREECE August, relaxing, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in West Greece BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, culture, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in West Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, relaxing, romantic, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in West Greece BY A USER FROM ICELAND June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in West Greece BY A USER FROM ISRAEL June, culture, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in West Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Athens & West Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in West Greece BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in West Greece BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans