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This blog is dedicated to giving information about ferries but also destinations served by Greek Ferries.

Ferries from Italy to Greece

By Ferriesingreece on 15-04-2014

Ferries from Italy to Greece are many and operate all year round. The ports in western Greece and the Ionian islands receive many ferries from Italy, which are getting even more in summer season. These ferries from Italy to Greece serve passengers who want to travel with their car from Europe or for families who […]

Why book ferry tickets to Greece online and in advance?

By Ferriesingreece on 08-04-2014

Until a couple of decades ago, tourists to Greece would go to the port and buy their ferry tickets to the Greek islands directly from there, just before the ferry departure. Some of them had not even arranged an accommodation on a specific Greek island: they just went to the port and bought ferry tickets […]

Ferries to Mykonos

By Ferriesingreece on 31-03-2014

Mykonos is a very famous Greek island and among the top tourist destinations in the world. This island is part of the Cyclades group and gets very popular all through the summer period, from April to October. The most characteristic features of Mykonos island are the vivid nightlife with bars and clubs that stay open […]

Why ferries from Rafina can be more convenient than Piraeus?

By Ferriesingreece on 19-03-2014

Over the last years, more and more ferries are departing from the port of Rafina, a nice seaside town on the north eastern side of Attica. Still the majority of ferries run from Piraeus, the main port of Athens, but many tourists find it easier to start from Rafina their ferry tip to the Greek […]

New ferry cooperations from summer season 2014

By Ferriesingreece on 13-03-2014

As we are always trying to offer the best service to our clients, we have recently started cooperation with two more Greek ferry companies. This way, you can book ferry tickets to more destinations in Greece through the online system of, or you get the chance to choose between more schedules. Cooperation with two […]

Deck, Air Seat or Cabin?

By Ferriesingreece on 05-03-2014

Taking the ferry is the primary means of transport to and from all the Greek islands. A ferry trip is an enjoyable experience, since it almost feels like taking a cruise around the Greek islands. The seating and accommodation of Greek ferries vary, ranging from economy deck seats to first class cabins. What is best, […]

Ferries to Ionian islands: where do they depart from?

By Ferriesingreece on 11-02-2014

The Ionian Islands are located on the western side of Greece and most of them have developed into popular tourist destinations. With a strong Venetian influence in culture and hosting some of the most exotic beaches in the country, there is no wonder why the Ionian islands is the most popular group after the Cyclades. […]

Best islands in Cyclades

By Ferriesingreece on 30-01-2014

The Cyclades is the most popular island complex in the Aegean Sea. The group took its name from the Greek word “cyclos”, which means circle, as they form a geographical circle around the uninhabited but sacred island of Delos. Due to the close ferry travel from Athens and the impressive landscape, the islands of Cyclades […]

Islands close to Athens by Ferry

By Ferriesingreece on 11-12-2013

Located in the center of Greece, Athens is the main gateway to the Greek islands. Most Greek ferries to almost all the islands of the Aegean Sea depart from the ports of Athens. Some islands are found in long distance from Athens and need many hours of ferry travelling to go. However, there are also […]

Travel by ferry to Crete

By Ferriesingreece on 04-12-2013

With millions of visitors every summer, Crete is connected in many ferry schedules to Athens, other Greek islands and few ports of the mainland. Traveling by ferry to Crete is easy and comfortable, particularly in summer season.   # From Athens There are Greek ferries from the port of Piraeus, the central port of Athens, […]