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

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 […]

4 reasons to travel by ferry to the Greek islands instead of plane

By Ferriesingreece on 04-02-2016

We frequently get emails asking whether it is preferable to travel by ferry to the Greek islands instead of taking the plane. Obviously our preference is to travel by ferry… always by ferry! Here are our reasons why. # Ferry goes to all the islands The most convenient thing about the Greek ferries is that […]

Athens beaches: clean and convenient places for a swim

By Ferriesingreece on 20-01-2016

Most tourists to Greece prefer to take the ferry to the islands in order to enjoy a swim in the sea. However, there are also many clean and organized Athens beaches to take a swim, a large number of which are found in close distance to the city center. Here are some of the cleanest […]

Discover the small and cozy island of Symi

By Ferriesingreece on 08-01-2016

This is a small island with a very impressive architectural style. It is only one hour ferry ride from Rhodes Town and many visitors prefer it for a day trip. It has a fantastic little town, a miraculous monastery and a very vivid British ex-pat community. Which island is it? Of course, we are referring […]

Top festivals in the Greek islands

By Ferriesingreece on 29-12-2015

If you are coming to the Greek islands in summer, you will probably find many festivals and religious holidays taking place locally. This is a great chance for visitors to get a deep insight of the Greek culture. Although religious holidays, such as the Easter ceremonies, are very important for every location, in this section we […]

Discover Sifnos, the small island with the huge fans

By Ferriesingreece on 17-12-2015

Sifnos is a small island on the western side of Cyclades that is getting quite popular in summer. With traditional Cycladic architecture and relaxing beaches, Sifnos is a great destination for both families with kids and young visitors. Getting there is easy as there is ferry to Sifnos from Athens every day. A true Cycladic […]

5 Greek islands with famous ancient sites to visit

By Ferriesingreece on 03-12-2015

The Greek islands are places with long history that starts even from the prehistoric times. Due to their special geographical location, they were largely influenced by many civilizations of the Mediterranean Sea and developed unique cultures of their own. Some of these cultures left their marks evident until today with archaeological sites and interesting ruins. […]

5 best beaches in the Greek islands

By Ferriesingreece on 24-11-2015

Greece is a country with fantastic beaches and exotic waters. All Greek islands have special beaches to swim, often featuring in world travel magazines and websites. Although it is not easy or fair to select some best beaches in the Greek islands, because each one has something very unique, we have gathered in this article […]