METHONI’S ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES

BIKING & HIKING TOUR: Methoni’s Archaeological Sites.

 

A cross-county bike ride mixed with hiking. Tour ride first along the coast, having in sight Ionian Sea and Sapientza Island. Leading towards a hill, where coss-country ride starts.

In the Paliomethoni area archaeological treasures are waiting to be revealed to the participants, among others: 10-th century Byzantine Church of Saint Vasilios (with partly preseved wall frescoes), and 4-th century Catacombes of Saint Onoufrios (one of two existing in Greece catacombes).

From there, a second section of BIKING & HIKING TOUR starts: «Papas Lake».

starting point: MethoniBikes bike rental

technical difficulty: easy

price: 15 euro

tour type: round way