Methana

Island in Attica

On a peninsula of volcanic origin, here you can enjoy thermal springs, geological formations, and beautiful beaches. It's an ideal place for families.

How To Go?

Methana Attractions

Methana Things to Do

Methana Volcano Peak

A short hike of about 30 minutes. What remains of the volcano is just a conical rock but the views along the way are worth it.

A road sign showing the way to Pausanias Baths at Agios Nikolaos on Methana.
photo: Upp75 / CC BY-SA 3.0
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Pausanias Baths

Ancient spring described by the famous geographer and renovated by locals in 2020.

Peristeri (Pigeon) Cave

An unexpected cave 50 meters from the road with a water source and two underground ponds. Getting there is a bit tricky and needs attention.

Methana Settlements

Methana Town

Located on the southeast coast of the peninsula, it is a famous bath town that started to attract many visitors already from the 19th century.

Vathi, Methana

Small settlement with a natural bay that forms a safe shelter for sailing and fishing boats.

Methana Day Trips

Epidaurus

Do you want to watch a play in the same theater ancient Greeks did? The Epidaurus theater festival is an unforgettable, almost mystic, experience.

Methana Island Hopping

Poros

Just 370 meters from the coast of Peloponnese, the small and green island of the Saronic gulf combines tranquility and an aristocratic atmosphere.

Questions & Answers about Methana

Why Visit Methana?
  • A ferry connection with Piraeus simplifies the approach from the capital.
  • The local volcanic landscape is explored through a 60 km route network.
  • Ancient spa region with decent tourist infrastructure and facilities.
Is Methana, Greece an island?

Methana located at the eastern coast of the Peloponnese and although it resembles an island is actually a peninsula connected with road to the Peloponnese. Administratively, it belongs in Attica together with the other islands of the Saronic Gulf. Methana is accessible via the provincial road Epidaurus - Methana and with ferry from Piraeus, Poros and Aegina.

Is Methana, Greece a volcano?

Methana, together with the volcanoes of Milos, Santorini and Nisyros are consisting the Volcanic Arc of Southern Aegean. Methana is an active volcano and the last activity was underwater in 1700. It is an ideal destination for those seeking contact with nature or spa.

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