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

Greek Hidden Treasures 5: Astypalaia, relaxing holidays

By Ferriesingreece on 06-07-2016

Astypalaia constitutes a unique island case; it’s geographical location places it between the island complexes of Cyclades and Dodecanese, resulting into an architectural style that incorporates elements from both regions. Astypalaia is easily accessible by ferry from Athens (Piraeus port) and also from other greek islands like Rhodes, Kos, Naxos and more. Astypalaia is also […]

Greek Hidden Treasures 4: Paxi, the small island paradise

By Ferriesingreece on 30-06-2016

Paxi belong to the Ionian island complex, located in the northern part, a few miles before Corfu and just a short ferry trip away. Although the majority of the Heptanese islands are world-famous for their incomparable beaches and breathtaking surroundings, Paxi are less known – however equally beautiful and definitely worthy of your attention. So what […]

Greek Hidden Treasures 3: Kythira revisited

By Ferriesingreece on 21-06-2016

Those who have visited Kythira, will always return. This is not a conclusion but a certainty, as the beauty and atmosphere of this unique island leaves visitors in awe. Kythira is located just after the south edge of Peloponnese; it is seemingly remote compared to other islands, yet this is part of its allure. Enchanting […]

Greek Hidden Treasures 2: Thassos, the island of the North

By Ferriesingreece on 17-06-2016

Thassos is one of what we could call the “hidden treasures” of northern Greece. Situated in the very northern part of the Aegean Sea and geographically belonging to Kavala prefecture, Thassos is an ideal choice if you happen to be exploring northern Greece and would like to visit a nearby island. The island is easily […]

Greek hidden treasures: Ikaria, the Island of the “Fallen Hero”

By Ferriesingreece on 14-06-2016

Ikaria or else written Icaria is a small island of southeastern Aegean, 10 nautical km southwest of Samos. It has two ferry ports, Evdilos and Agios Kirikos. Ikaria is easily accessible by ferry but the journey is quite long of about 9 hours. Ferries to Ikaria travel from Piraeus in Athens. There also ferry connections […]

Skopelos: Discover the Top 5 beaches of the island

By Ferriesingreece on 08-06-2016

The main feature of the coasts of Skopelos is its turquoise waters and green landscapes, that’s why it’s also called the green and blue Aegean island. This amazing Greek island will offer you the opportunity to swim in some of the most beautiful beaches and is easily accessible by ferries from Agios Constantinos – just […]

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

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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, […]