Discover the rare plants 6 the botanology of Methana!

Spring time in the valley of the historic volcano of Kameni Hora village
Spring time in the valley of the historic volcano of Kameni Hora village
Rainbow iris at the Kameni Hora area
Rainbow iris at the Kameni Hora area

Due to its volcanic and sedimentary (limestone) soils, the Methana peninsula is a rich biotope for many rare kinds of plants. The best time to discover the botanology of this volcanic region is the time between March and the end of May and after the end of September until February. Due to its perfect climate, there is always something in blossom. There are many kinds of orchids and even herbs. On hiking tours you may discover always something nice. It is an perfect place for photographers and nature lovers and The nature of Methana should be protected strictly. The use of agrochemicals has an very negative impact in the ecosystem and the human healthy of the region. The other dangers are the mostly useless road constructions and possible forest fires. Methana peninsula is a natural and cultural treasure and the locals and the visitors should respect, love and protect it.