Methana is a beautiful and picturesque peninsula situated on the eastern
board of Peloponnese peninsula,
southwest of Piraeus, between
the cluster of Argosaronikos Islands, with its renowned mineral-water spa. Methana
has an outstanding mild climate that permits the visitor to vacation there both
in the summer and winter. Numerous hotels, pensions, boarding rooms, restaurants,
traditional taverns offering reasonable prices and friendly service. The visitor
can swim in the crystal clear waters at Nissaki, Limniona, Aghios
Nikolas, Vathy and Aghios
Georgios. There is also a well functioning marina for short-term and long-term
docking. Methana is approximately
2 hours by ferry-boat from Piraeus
and only 55 minutes by "Flying Dolphins". It is also accessible by land
(180 km form Athens).
This text (extract) is cited March 2004 from the Municipality
of Methana tourist pamphlet.