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This blog is dedicated to giving information about Greek ferries but also ferry destinations, routes & schedules.

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

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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, […]

Traveling with cabin in a Greek ferry: things to know

By Ferriesingreece on 05-11-2015

As we frequently receive questions on which are the differences between types of cabins in the Greek ferries, here are some things that passengers should know when they book tickets for cabins. # Cabins have beds and bathroom Traveling with cabin in a Greek ferry is a very relaxing experience. This is actually the most […]

Cyclades ferry routes: the main companies

By Ferriesingreece on 24-04-2015

The Cyclades is the most popular and characteristic island group in Greece. Santorini, Mykonos, Paros, Naxos, and the other Cyclades islands are among the most photographed places in Greece. Located in the center of the Aegean Sea, the islands of Cyclades are frequently connected by ferry with all three ports of Athens: Piraeus, Rafina, and […]

Greek ferries in winter: do they operate at all?

By Ferriesingreece on 06-02-2015

The Greek islands are mostly summer holiday destinations, visited for their wonderful beaches and genuine hospitality. In winter, however, many islands seem deserted, as the majority of the tourist businesses close down from late October until early May, and most hotels, taverns, and souvenir shops are not available. Ferry transportation is still possible to all […]

Greek ferry travel for disabled: things to know

By Ferriesingreece on 24-10-2014

Millions of tourists from all over the world visit Greece every year and use the ferries to travel to the islands. As some visitors might have mobility issues or travel on a wheelchair, here are some useful information to help you organize your ferry trip. In fact, we frequently receive emails at regarding Greek […]

Greek Ferries Environmental Policy: for sea and air protection

By Ferriesingreece on 03-10-2014

Over the last years, there is a large effort from the ferries companies to develop environmental policy to prevent sea and air pollution. In fact, according to studies, vessels in the Greek shipping industry have decreased energy consumption by 30%. Clearly, Greek ferries passengers have set an important goal: to safeguard and protect the marine […]