Metohi landscape hiking tour
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Metohi is a an agricultural region in the center of the island.Once a monastery, later merely fields and crops, today a natural and cultural heritage.
Its story begins in the medieval times when the Byzantine emperor Konstantinos Palaiologos the 11th, donated the land to the residents of Lemnos, in order to cultivate it. Since that time, an administrative committee has been managing the properties as well as the farmland. The main scope was to serve the educational and ecclesiastical needs of the island via the revenues from land cultivation. Hard times, great changes, various cultivation perspectives, centuries affected this farmland which is still there, offering its services not only as a source of food production but also as a cradle of civilization.
Hiking starts from Metohi properties at 08:30am or 05:30pm depending on the season and it is a loop trail of 4km. In between there are several stops to experience certain phenomena. Hiking time is 1h and 20' on rural road. At the time of our choice we can have a snack.
Notes:The tour is not tailor -made for children. They can easily follow the trail as long as they are interested in nature adventures.
In order to ensure the best possible service for the guests, the tour is done with qualified professional guide, environmentalist, member of Interpret Europe Association.
In her backpack, the guide includes a first aid kit, so you don’t need to bring along your own one, unless there are any extra individual medical needs.
What to bring: Do not forget to wear proper garment according to season, hiking or training shoes and of course bring your photo camera to capture the beauty of nature.