Discover Poros, the "Little Venice" of Seferis!
The island of the Saronic Gulf that has been so praised for its beauty by great writers and poets such as George Seferis and Henry Miller. With rich natural beauty of pines, unique sandy beaches and picturesque landscapes it is a peaceful and quiet place and is suitable for a relaxing vacation. The city of Poros, built amphitheatrically, is surrounded by beautiful neoclassical houses with picturesque alleys, flowered courtyards and beautiful neighborhoods that will fascinate you.
The symbol of the island is the Historic Clock, at the highest top of the hill where you will enjoy the beautiful sunset from above, as well as the first Naval Station created after the Greek revolution of 1821.
Poros, the small paradise of the Saronic Gulf, will amaze you with its lacy beaches and crystal clear waters that are suitable for relaxation and tranquility but also for its beautiful sights in the surrounding area such as the Lemon Forest and the church of Agios Seraphim in the port of Galatas and ancient Troizina, the homeland of Theseus.
Enjoy local flavors and products
Poros is known for its wonderful restaurants and taverns. Enjoy fresh fish and seafood in a picturesque seaside tavern and combine your meal with good wine. From the local flavors, don’t forget to try loukoumia, almond sweets, cheese pie with sun-dried tomatoes and barley rolls.
Best time to visit Poros
An island like Poros remains beautiful all year round, however it depends on whether you are looking for a quiet holiday so it is best to avoid the crowds of July and August and prefer May, June and September as the weather is also good.
How to use transportation in Poros
Port transfer options
You can reach Poros either by car to the port of Galatas and from there by boat to the port of Poros (the ferry from Poros to Galata takes only 10 minutes).
Your other option is with the ferry line served by Piraeus. The itineraries from Piraeus to Poros are daily and the trip takes about 1 hour by speedboat and 2.5 hours by conventional ferry.
If you do not have your own vehicle, you can rent a car or motorbike to be able to move to various isolated areas of the island. Alternatively, there are buses and taxis.