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

Skopelos: Discover the Top 5 beaches of the island

By Mairi 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, […]

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 island of Ithaca, the favorite destination of artists

By Ferriesingreece on 06-04-2016

The small island of Ithaca is famous all over the world as the legendary homeland of Ulysses, the hero of the Trojan War who needed 10 years to return to his island, after having wandered all around the world. This story is a great myth and since then Ithaca symbolizes home, the end of a […]

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 […]

South Aegean island hopping: combinations we suggest

By Ferriesingreece on 02-03-2016

Due to the large number of islands in South Aegean, the combinations for island hopping are innumerable. Visitors can actually find many possible and convenient island tours to visit during their holidays. Considering South Aegean as the islands of South Cyclades and of Dodecanese, we hereby present some nice island combinations for vacations. Ferries are […]

Ferry to Chios, an island from the Medieval era

By Ferriesingreece on 23-02-2016

Located on the eastern side of the Aegean Sea, very close to the Mediterranean coastline of Turkey, Chios is an island with authentic lifestyle and a Medieval touch that is vivid until today. The ferry to Chios departs from the ports of Piraeus or Kavala. All year round, there are also ferries to Chios from […]