poros island

Escape the casual

In the heart of the Saronic Gulf, the small island of Poros is an hour’s ferry ride from Athens. In ancient times the island was believed to be the home of Poseidon, god of the sea.

Poros is the ideal destination for a quick weekend getaway! The main Town, is a chic harbour with a seafront promenade and yachts bobbing in the water. In the centre of the town you can find the town hall, the archaeological museum, a public library along with a reception hall for exhibitions and other cultural events. Poros town is also the array of traditional taverns and restaurants located along its seafront promenade come alive when the sun goes down, attracting vacationers from all over the world!

Poros is easily a destination for weekend break or relaxing vacation accessible from Piraeus (Ferries depart from GateE8 in Piraeus) and from Peloponnese.

Traditional brand new
maisonette sea-front!

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Escape the

In the heart of the Saronic Gulf

casual “Poros”

The lovelist of Poros

Climp to the
Clock Tower
of Poros

The first thing to see in Poros is the clock tower, built in 1927 on the highest top of the hill. The view is magnificent to watch. Especially during sunset you can relax and enjoy a panoramic view of the whole town.

Enjoy the

unique Poros

beaches

Poros is also famous for its beautiful beaches. Swim in the crystal clear waters of the long and sandy beach of Askéli. Meyálo Neório is a sandy beach where the pine trees sweep right down to the water’s edge.

“Love Bay”, a beach surrounded by pine trees that literally dip their needles into the sea.

Enjoy a unique experience!

Zoodohos
Pigi
Monastery

Zoodohos
Pigi
Monastery

The most impressive monument on the island was founded in 1720. The monastery is on a pine-clad slope overlooking the water and its main church is rich with art.

Climp to the
Clock Tower
of Poros

The first thing to see in Poros is the clock tower, built in 1927 on the highest top of the hill. The view is magnificent to watch. Especially during sunset you can relax and enjoy a panoramic view of the whole town.

Archaeological
Museum of
Poros

The archaeological museum is in Poros town and was built on a plot donated by the wealthy Koryzis family in 1941. The museum has artefacts that were mainly discovered on Poros at the Sanctuary of Poseidon, and across the channel at the Sanctuary Aphrodite Akraia in Troezena.

Stroll through

the Lemon

Forest

A green hill with colourful plots of lemon and orange groves, amounting to one large forest that you can stroll through. Located on the opposite situated coast of the Peloponnese, southeast of the town of Galatas.

 

The view from the hilltop to the island of Poros is unbelievable. A walk through the forest, estimated to contain 25,000 trees.