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Methana

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Methana is an volcanic peninsula in the Saronic gulf near Athens and Piraeus, Greece. The approximately 55 square kilometres peninsula is created 80 % by volcanic lava domes. The highest mountain top is the Chelona top with 740 m altitude. There are forests, valleys and high plains. Methana is an ideal destination for trekking and for photographing.

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The best way to get to Methana is by car from Athens (ca. 2,5 hours drive), by a ship from Piraeus or by flying dolphin fast ships from Piraeus.

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The lush island of St. Anargiri the Vromolimni, with colored water and the strong smell of sulfur, and the renovated spa, Methana are famous for their thermal baths. On the peninsula there are many ruins of prehistoric, ancient, classical, hellenistic, roman, byzantine and neoclassical times.

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There are hotels, private hotels and private rooms in the town of Methana, at Megalohori village, at Vathy and near Agios Georgios.

  • Hotel Avra (Hotel Avra), Akti Saronikou 24 (Methana), 0030-22980-92550 (, fax: 0030-22980-92553), [5]. 25-80 Euro.  edit
  • Cavo Petra Methana, Agios Georgios - Methana, [11]. Travelling just two hours from Athens , on a very beautiful route through natural surroundings , you will get to know the volcanic Methana through the most complete guest house of the peninsula , Cavo Petra.  edit

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