Holidays in Poros

Poros 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 Greecehotelholiday.com 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 Poros: how do I get there, where do I stay, what can I see and do in Poros? 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.

Poros travel, tourism info

Poros is one of the Saronic Islands and has about 4,350 permanent residents. It is just 31 nautical miles from Piraeus, between Egina and Idra and is the ideal choice for day trips. It has the privilege to be a unique island with 24 hour access via the coast of the Peloponnese. It owes its name to the narrow sea channel (poros in ancient Greek) that separates the island of Poros from the Peloponnese.The island's lively traditional town is amphitheatrically built on a hill. Holidays on Poros offer even the most demanding of visitors many memorable sights including picturesque alleys with whitewashed houses, spotless beaches and blue waters, walks in beautiful landscapes, night life, tasty food and warm hospitality.Poros has a developed tourist business with modern hotels and rooms to rent for visitors. Poros' harbour is the hub of life on the island.

Poros useful info

Poros Council +30 22980 23089
Port Authority +30 22980 22274
Police Station +30 22980 22462
Medical Center - Poros +30 22980 22600
Medical Center - Galatas +30 22980 42222
Taxi +30 22980 42222
 


Poros Ferry Tickets, Ship Itineraries, Special Offers

Booking ferry tickets for Poros

Book your ferry tickets for Poros 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 Poros

Poros can be reached by ferry boat, mainly from the port of Piraeus. Also, there is access from the port of Galatas, in Peloponnese. Finally, you can reach Poros from the nearby islands, like Egina, Idra, Spetses by ferry boat or sea-taxi. 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 Poros online, you will be informed of the precise time of arrival.

Special offers for ferry tickets to Poros

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 Poros, Flights, Special Offers

Booking Air tickets for Poros

Poros has no airport. The nearest airport is Athens international airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" (Athens international airport "Eleftherios Venizelos") (see airtickets Athens).

To receive the most-up-to-date information on flights, please refer to our online booking for tickets, as schedules and flights to Poros change.

Special offers and cheap tickets to Poros

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

Hotels in Poros, Hotel Guide, Special Offers

Hotel Guide

Greecehotelholiday.com 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 Poros

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

Cheap Hotels in Poros

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

Special Hotel Offers in Poros

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

Excursions and places of interest in Poros

Excursions and tours in Poros

There are several sights worth visiting, such as the Temple of Poseidon, which was built in Doric style about 520 b.C. The stones were porous limestone from Egina. The temple was destroyed in a big earthquake around 395 A.D.To the east of Galatas are the famous lemon-groves, Lemonodassos. There used to be more than 30.000 lemon trees in the forest. A walk through the forest ends at a closed taverna. Behind the taverna is a small waterfall. Also, there is the monastery of Poros. The history of the Monastery reaches back to the beginning of the 18th century, when a bishop from Athens, Iakovos II, was cured by drinking water from a spring at Poros. Poros Archaeological Muséum is situated at Koryzi square. It is a small but very interesting museum. The objects are from excavations of ancient Kalavria and Troezen. The clocktower is the first thing you see when you approach Poros from Piraeus. It rises above the city and tells everyone the time. The bell rings every hour. There are many steps up to the tower, but it's well worth the effort. Finally, Bourtzi is the small island that is situated in the east entrance of Poros.
The (Bourtzi) Island Castle was first recorded as being built in the times of Byzantium.

Places of interest in Poros

There are several beaches along the south coast of Poros, such as Monastery, Neorion, Askeli, Aliki, Kanali, Love's and Russian bays.

Restaurants and nightlife in Poros

There are many restaurants in Poros. There are many seafood places along the coast, some popular with sailors and others with the town people. Most of the restaurants are family owned. Also, Poros has a very good and exiting nightlife to offer; most of the bars and night clubs are lining the waterfront of Poros Town, from Askeli Beach to Neorio Beach. More bars and night clubs can be found in the narrow streets of the capital. They are opened until dawn and, especially in August and during the week-ends, the night can get quite hectic.The famous and very popular night club Kalypso is lying on Neorio Beach, among the pine trees and offers great fun until the early hours of the morning.

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