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

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 an 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 […]

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 to […]

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 the 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 […]