Category Archives: Greek ferries

Posts about Greek ferries in general

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Agistri: A near to Athens Paradise

Agistri is the smallest island located in the Argosaronic Gulf, near to Aegina and only about an hour away from Pireaus by ferry. Archaeological evidence reveals that this island has been populated since the 5th century B.C. Its first inhabitants were of Peloponnesian ancestry and later on, during the 14th century was inhabited by Arvanites. [...]

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Patmos island: Small and sacred

The small island of Patmos belongs to the Dodecanese island complex. It is believed that John the Apostle wrote the “Book of Revelation” (which is a Book of the New Testament) in there. Nowadays, Patmos island is famous for its alluring, unspoiled nature and there are many regular ferry itineraries to the island. Skala is its [...]

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Serifos: Enjoy its Calmness

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 [...]

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Nisyros: An eruption of beauty

Located between the islands of Kos and Tilos, Nisyros is one of the few volcanic islands in Greece. It is a part of the Dodecanese group of islands and one can take a ferry from Piraeus or other adjacent islands and especially, from Kos in order to arrive in there. The Municipality of Nisyros includes [...]

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Hydra: A treasure near Athens

Between the Saronic and Argolic Gulf in the Aegean Sea, there lies the astonishing Hydra island. The name Hydra (coming from the ancient Greek word for water) is not a euphemism, for this island is teemed with cool and bubbling water springs. Formally, the province of Hydra belonged to the Piraeus Prefecture because it is [...]

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Greek Hidden Treasures 11: Koufonisia, 3 worth-visiting jewels

Koufonisia is a complex of two islands, Ano Koufonisi and Kato Koufonisi, which lies southeastwards of Naxos. This complex also consists of a third islet named Keros which was inhabited in prehistoric times and it was a place where, around 2500 B.C, the Cycladic civilization thrived. Excavations revealed a Cycladic period settlement, along with many [...]

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Greek Hidden Treasures 9: Kasos

Kasos belongs to the island complex of Dodecanese, located close to the island of Karpathos in the south region of the Aegean; it is often regarded as an off the beaten track destination, as its has not developed according to touristic demand and therefore has preserved a strong traditional character. Ferries depart from the port of [...]