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Poros Guide

The small Greek island of Poros is located in the southern part of the Saronic Gulf and is made up of two islands. Spharia is the southern island and Kalaureia is the northern and larger of the two islands. Spanning the narrow strait that separates the two islands is a bridge. The island is roughly 60 km to the south of Piraeus and is only 200 m from the Peloponnese on the Greek mainland. There are a few popular tourist attractions on the island including several chapels and churches located around the island with the most interesting being the Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi and the Metropolitan Temple of Saint George. The 18th century Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi is located around 4 km from Poros Town and sits in an area surrounded by pine and plane trees. The monastery is where visitors will find the graves of the famous Greek captains Tobazis, N. Apostolis and An. Miaoulis.

The island is connected to the port of Piraeus by ferry and catamaran with a crossing time of around 2 hours and 30 minutes by ferry, and 1 hour and 20 minutes by catamaran. The island is also connected to Galatas on the Greek mainland. Ferries tend to depart every 30 minutes and the trip takes 5 minutes.


Methana Guide

Methana is a Greek town that is located on the peninsula of Methana, which has two volcanic slopes and is entirely of volcanic origins and has over 30 different volcanic eruption centres. Despite this, the last volcanic eruption took place near the present day Kameni Chora in 230 BC and an underwater volcanic eruption occurred in 1700 BC and was documented by writers such as Strabo, Ovid and Pausanias. The peninsular upon the town is located is the north western most of the arc of the Aegean Islands of which the active volcanic areas are Methana, Milos, Nisyros and Santorini.

The town is connected to the port of Piraeus by ferry with a crossing time of around 2 hours. It is also connected by ferry to Poros, Aegina, Hydra, Spetses and Hermione and by hydrofoil to Poros, Aegina, Hydra, Spetses, Hermione, Porto Heli, Tolo, Nafplion and Monemvasia.