Holidays in Koufonisi Pano

Koufonisi Pano Holidays 

Being aware of the needs of the Greek traveler and especially of the modern foreigner one, who sometimes is in awe of the abundance of information on the internet, the well experienced team of has a suggestion for everyone’ s taste. With over 35 years of expertise in tourism in Greece, we have compiled a comprehensive guide to questions usually asked when one plans holidays in Koufonisi Pano: how do I get there, where do I stay, what can I see and do in Koufonisi Pano? What about transportation on the island?

Holidays in Greece 

Considering Greece to be a magical place for your vacation, we urge you to visit the sections Greek Islands, Thematic Holidays, and why not the Mainland of Greece. We believe that every little part of Greece has a thrilling travelling experience to offer.

Koufonisi Pano travel, tourism info

The Koufonisia are made up of the islands of Kato and Pano Koufonisi as well as the uninhabited island of Keros in the cluster between the islands of Naxos and Amorgos. Keros has an area of 15 km² and has important discoveries of the Cyclades culture. Koufonisia with their aquamarine waters and sandy coasts have faithful visitors that return each year.Koufonisi or Pano Koufonisi is the smaller and the most populated, covering an area of 3.5 km² with about 350 residents most of whom are in fishing and in recent years in tourism. The charming village called Chora, is to be found on the northeastern side of the island along with the harbor and is built upon the prototype of the Cycladic architecture. Till recently, the most basic and in fact only occupation of the inhabitants was fishing resulting in Koufonisi being the absolute picture of a fishing village. The unique natural beauty and friendly people have speedily propelled its tourist appeal forward to a more modern age without sacrificing its roots totally.

Koufonisi Pano useful info

Police Station of Koufonisi Pano +30 22850 71375
Port Authority of Koufonisi Pano +30 22850 22300
Surgery of Koufonisi Pano +30 22850 71370
Koufonisia Council of Koufonisi Pano +30 22850 71379

Koufonisi Pano Ferry Tickets, Ship Itineraries, Special Offers

Booking ferry tickets for Koufonisi Pano

Book your ferry tickets for Koufonisi Pano online with us, then collect your ticket at the port before your departure, from the special ticket kiosks. - Please note that some ship companies do not offer this service. If the case is so, we post your tickets well in advance.

Ship itinerary information for Koufonisi Pano

Koufonisi Pano can be reached by ferry boat, mainly from the port of Piraeus. Also, there is access from the nearby Cycladic islands, like Milos, Syros, Paros, Naxos, Mykonos, Donousa, Iraklia, Amorgos, Folegandros, Ios, Santorini and Schinoussa by ferry boat or sea-taxi. We can offer ferry tickets through our online booking system.

The duration of your trip varies depending on the route and type of ship (conventional or high speed one). When booking your chosen ferry tickets for Koufonisi Pano online, you will be informed of the precise time of arrival. Since ship itineraries change according to season, your are advised to check our online booking system for up-to-date information.

Special offers for ferry tickets to Koufonisi Pano

It is important to note that most ship companies offer discounts for return tickets. Keep in mind that if you want to visit a nearby island, you are strongly advised to buy in advance a return ticket for your destination.

Air tickets to Koufonisi Pano, Flights, Special Offers

Booking Air tickets for Koufonisi Pano

The Koufonisi has no airport. The nearest airport is on the island of Naxos, which is served by light aircraft (see air Naxos), aircraft with few positions.

Book your flights easily and quickly through our online booking system. Telephone booking is also available for those who do not want to use a credit card.

Since itineraries, airlines and aircraft types change according to season, your are advised to check our online booking system for up-to-date information.

Special offers and cheap tickets to Koufonisi Pano

To get the best deals early booking is required. Visit and find cheap tickets for Koufonisi Pano. Take profit from low cost airline and last-minute bookings, as well. Don't forget to use your airmile bonus card.

Hotels in Koufonisi Pano, Hotel Guide, Special Offers

Hotel Guide provides you with a complete and up-to-date guide for hotel accommodation. You can find your favourite accommodation searching either by location, or by hotel name. 

Luxury Hotels in Koufonisi Pano

If you would like to search for Luxury Hotels in Koufonisi Pano (Luxury hotels, boutique hotels, 4 or 5 star hotels) search under the section Luxury Hotels.

Cheap Hotels in Koufonisi Pano

If you are searching for Cheap Hotels in Koufonisi Pano (rooms, apartments 3, 2, and 1 star hotels) search under the section Cheap Hotels.

Special Hotel Offers in Koufonisi Pano

If you are looking for special offers visit our section Hotel Offers in Greece.

Excursions and special places of interest in Koufonisi Pano

Excursions and tours in Koufonisi Pano

At Chora one can meander along the narrow streets, visit the church of St. George protector of the island as well as a traditional windmill. South of the harbor and marina is where the Karnagio is found with the quaint little church of St. Nicholas protector of the seamen while the sea caves to the north of the island richly reward those that dare to explore them. There are boats to transport visitors to the beautiful beaches of Kato Koufonisi and the sea caves of Glaronisiou.

Places of interest in Koufonisi Pano

It has truly exotic beaches with white sand and turquoise blue waters. To the northwest you will find Parianos, a cove with a wide sandy beach well protected from the winds and a favorite harbor for the picturesque small fishing boats. At the end of the beachfront road you will see Finika also known as Harokopou, whose name comes from the hotel restaurant at that location belonging to Dimitris Mavrou. This is followed by another beach with similar golden sands and waters called Fanos sometimes also Defteri meaning Second (beach). Continuing east we meet many hidden coves for those that wish to be alone and end up at Italida or Platia Pounda, which is the most popular of the islands beaches and perhaps one of the most beautiful in the Cyclades. Even farther to the east we see many more small coves with sand or pebbles and rocks that form caves and among them is Pisina a natural hollow pool which is what the name means with crystal clear waters. Northeast of upper Koufonisi is Pori, a big golden beach and also among the most beautiful of the Cyclades ideal for wind surfing. it is paradise on earth accessible by a road from the inland where two beach bars are a favorite watering hole for all visitors. At the very northern end of the island is Xylovati promontory with a splendid view of Naxos and Gala where you can dive for sea caves in the clear Aegean waters.

Restaurants and nightlife in Koufonisi Pano

Ideal vacations apart from magical, seductive beaches, a comfortable stay and fun, must also have good food! In this department the tiny Koufonisia have much to offer. In Koufonisi Pano you will find tastefully decorated restaurants with delectable foods and even the taverns, pizzerias and the famous souvlaki are all of good quality and reasonably priced and in abundance as they are in the rest of Greece. It is truly worth it however to try the local traditional fare of fresh fish, lobsters, and crustaceans. The lobster pasta is an unforgettable experience at a price nothing short of a bargain! You can also sample the wild goat from the neighboring island of Keros, local xinomitzithra and other cheese as well as the succulent tomato dumplings.

Videos from Koufonisi Pano