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Serifos: Enjoy its Calmness

By Ferriesingreece on 28-09-2016

The magnificent Serifos is an island located in the Western Cyclades, really close to Athens by travelling on a ferry. One thing that truly characterizes vacations (and life, in general) on Serifos island is its calmness. Supposedly, even the frogs on this island are mute. Nobody in there seems to be in a hurry, except […]

Spetses: The Aristocratic Island of the Saronic Gulf

By Ferriesingreece on 20-09-2016

Spetses constitutes the ideal island for those who adore the atmospheric places, the opulence and the tranquility. The picturesque cobbed streets, the elegant and wealthy mansions with the wooden doors, the horse-drawn carriages and the sailboats of the Old Port are included in the list of the unique landmarks of Spetses. Within only 2 hours […]

Greek Hidden Treasures 12: Schinoussa, an Aegean Paradise

By Ferriesingreece on 22-08-2016

Schinoussa is a tiny gem that lies south of Naxos island, in the Small Cyclades group, near to Iraklia and Koufonisia. Schinoussa has been inhabited since antiquity and the origin of its name is debatable. Some argue that it is named after a bushy plant called lentisk (“schino” in Greek), though others argue that it […]

Why visit Crete this summer

By Ferriesingreece on 03-06-2016

Crete, Greece’s biggest island on the southern Aegean Sea and the fifth biggest island of the Mediterranean Sea is what we could call the ‘gold summer package’. Crete is only 7-9 hours away from the port of Piraeus in Athens by ferry and approximately 45 minutes by plane. Ferry itineraries to Crete are frequent in the […]

Kea: A treasure next to Athens

By Ferriesingreece on 25-05-2016

Kea or “Tzia” as it is mostly known, belongs to the Cycladic island complex and is the closest one to Athens, therefore a favorite destination due to its proximity. However it does not feature the characteristics of a typical Cycladic island, with many off-the-beaten track routes, beaches as well as hidden beauties that await to […]

Symi: The Small Island

By Ferriesingreece on 17-05-2016

Despite its small size, compared to the other islands of the Dodecanese Group, Symi is an island of exquisite and unusual beauty. It is situated in the South Aegean Sea at a short distance from Rhodes Islands – just one hour away from Rhodes with the ferry. Like many islands in Greece, Symi comprises of […]

Small Cyclades: Discover the Greek islands by ferry

By Ferriesingreece on 09-05-2016

Small Cyclades constitute a complex of a few larger and numerous smaller islands that lies in the eastern part of the Aegean Sea, between the southern part of Naxos and the northern part of Amorgos. The most prominent ones include Donousa, Schinoussa, Koufonisia (Ano and Kato), Iraklia and Keros, while other smaller ones are Argilos, […]

Ferries to Leros: trip to a peaceful island

By Ferriesingreece on 19-04-2016

One of the smallest and most relaxing islands of Dodecanese is Leros. Located on the south eastern side of the Aegean Sea, Leros is a great destination for families with kids and tourists who need a peaceful place to unwind. The ferries to Leros run 4 times per week from Athens while there is also […]

Discover the secret island of Folegandros

By Ferriesingreece on 21-03-2016

On the western side of Cyclades, there is a fantastic island with wild atmosphere: Folegandros. Although surrounded by popular Greek islands, this is a place off the beaten track that remains away from mass tourism. Getting there is easy as the ferry to Folegandros departs daily in summer from the port of Piraeus, the main […]