Travelling by ferry: A complete travel guide for your ferry booking
Exploring the Greek Islands: Travelling by Ferry is a must
Embark on an unforgettable journey through the enchanting Greek islands, where ferry travel becomes an integral part of your adventure. Discover a world where picturesque landscapes and captivating myths converge, all while enjoying the convenience and charm of travelling by ferry in Greece.
What is the best way to travel to the Greek Islands?
By ferry without a doubt. Ferry travel offers a unique and scenic way to experience the Greek islands. Feel the gentle sea breeze as you sail between postcard-perfect destinations, enjoying panoramic views of coastlines and charming harbors. With an extensive network of ferry routes connecting the islands, you can effortlessly discover the hidden gems tucked away in the Greek seas and find the best holiday destination for you.
How can I plan my islands hopping itinerary for the Greek islands?
Island hopping by ferry in Greece offers a convenient and captivating way to explore as many of the unique Greek islands as possible. With frequent departures and well-connected routes, you have the freedom to create your own itinerary, lingering on the islands that captivate you the most. Enjoy the comfort and amenities onboard the ferries, from sun-drenched decks, cozy seating areas and even comfortable cabins for overnight ferries, as you sail from one Greek islands to another. Keep in mind that ferry connections are always better when travelling between islands of the same island group: Cyclades Islands, Dodecanese Islands, Ionian Islands, North Aegean Islands, Sporades Islands, Saronic Islands, while all islands, including larger ones like Crete and Evia have frequent ferry connections to and from one or more of the mainland ports like Piraeus, Rafina, Agios Konstantinos, Volos, Kavala, Kyllini, Igoumenitsa, Patras etc.
Which Greek island should I visit?
When it comes to choosing Greek islands for your holiday, the options are plentiful and diverse. Each island offers its own unique charm, attractions, and character. Consider your preferences, whether it is nightlife, history, natural beauty or a combination of factors. Some of the most popular destinations are the famous volcanic island of Santorini with its unique architecture, the island of Mykonos with its vibrant nightlife and picturesque beaches, Crete, the largest Greek island where you can combine ancient history, natural beauty and delicious cuisine, the island of Rhodes with its medieval town and beaches with crystal clear waters, Corfu with its luscious greenery and stunning beaches, Zakynthos with the world famous Navagio (Shipwreck) Beach and enchanting Blue Caves, but there are many many more islands to choose from.
When should I book my ferry tickets to the Greek islands?
We recommend booking as far in advance as possible, especially if you are travelling during the summer and to more than one island. If you haven’t decided on your destinations yet check out our Greek islands travel guide below and find the ideal Greek islands for your holidays. Use the Ferries-Greece booking platform to find the best ferry connections on your preferred travel dates, choose between conventional and highspeed ferries and book your ferry tickets effortlessly, at the best possible price and relax knowing you will have a personal ferry booking expert to help you with anything you may need before, during and after your ferry trips!