Located in the heart of the Saronic Gulf, in Greece, Agistri is a good choice for short excursions from Athens. Very small in size, the island is verdant and offers some amazing beaches.
You will find below information about how to get to Agistri by ferry, where to buy your tickets and information about Agistri and its ports, with many photos.
Ferries to Agistri depart from Piraeus port in Athens. A ferry ticket to Agistri costs approximatively '11' 'EUR' (11 Euros) for a standard seat. The ferry trip from Athens to Agistri lasts for 1 to 2 hours and a half. Agistri island is also directly connected by ferry with Aegina and Methana
Ferry Schedules to Agistri
Ferries to Agistri operate all year round, as the island is a popular day-trip destination. Connections are more frequent during the summer, though.
Ferry to Agistri from Athens (Piraeus)
There are frequent ferry connections between Athens (Piraeus) and Agistri during the peak season. More specifically, there are at least 5 ferries from Piraeus to Agistri every day.
How long is the ferry trip from Athens to Agistri? The ferry trip from Athens to Agistri lasts for 1 hour by a high-speed/catamaran ferry and 1.5-2.5 hours by a conventional ferry.
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Ferry to Agistri from Aegina
There are several ferries from Aegina to Agistri every day during the summer. The duration of the ferry trip from Aegina to Agistri is 10-20 minutes, depending on the ferry, and the cost of the ferry ticket is '5.5' 'EUR' (5.5 Euros).
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What types of ferries travel to/from Agistri?
The types of ferries that sail to Agistri are conventional ferries and high-speed/catamaran ferries. Conventional ferries arrive at the main port of Agistri in Skala and high-speed/catamaran ferries arrive at Myli port in Megalochori. The ferry companies that serve itineraries to Agistri are Saronic Ferries and Blue Star Ferries.
Island hopping from Agistri
From Agistri, you can island-hop to Aegina and then take a ferry to other Saronic islands, like Hydra and Poros.
Travel tips to organize your travel:
- Since Agistri has two ports (Skala and Myli) we suggest checking twice the name of the port you arrive at, to avoid misconceptions and delays.
- The best way to plan your trip from Athens to Agistri is to book your ferry tickets in advance, as Greek ferries may be fully booked, especially in July and August. This also applies to ferry tickets from Agistri to Athens.
- Ferries from Piraeus to Agistri are frequent throughout the year, so you can embark on a day trip to Agistri during your stay in Athens.
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INFORMATION ABOUT AGISTRI
Located in the heart of the Saronic Gulf, Agistri offers a good choice for short excursions from Athens. Surrounded by much greenery, this island has wonderful beaches and serene landscape, despite its small size.
Agistri has three villages: Megalochori (or Myli), Skala, which is the most tourist place, and Limenari that remains secluded. Among the loveliest beaches of Agistri are Halikiada, Aponissos and Dragonera, while the most popular is Skala.
Why visit Agistri?
Hop on a ferry from Athens to Agistri for relaxing holidays close to Athens, beautiful nature, secluded beaches, and scenic views!
- Agistri is the smallest island of the Saronic island complex.
- Although it is small in size, Agistri is covered with greenery and has many stunning natural landscapes.
- The best beaches in Agistri are Halikiada, Aponissos, Dragonera, and Skala.
- The main villages in Agistri are Megalochori (or Myli), Skala, and Limenari.
The best season to visit Agistri
If you want to enjoy the island’s beautiful beaches or go camping, the best time of the year to visit Agistri is the summer. This Saronic gem is an ideal destination for day trips all year round, though!
Is Agistri for you?
If you’re searching for a quiet destination for relaxing holidays in nature near Athens, Agistri island is a fantastic option!
Sightseeing in Agistri
Agistri doesn’t have many places for sightseeing. However, some places worth visiting are the Lekani lake, the Church of Agioi Anargyroi, the Church of Virgin Mary, and the Church of Agia Kyriaki.
More about Agistri
Discover more online resources about Agistri island:
- Agistri by Wikipedia: Agistri by the most famous online Encyclopedia.
Photos of Agistri
Available ports in Agistri
About Agistri-Myli Port
Connected ports to Agistri-Myli
Aegina, Port - Methana - Poros
A small island of the Saronic Gulf, Agistri is a great place to relax and unwind. The blue green water, the calm beaches, the relaxing atmosphere are the characteristics of this island.
Agistri is connected by ferry and hydrofoil to Piraeus and other islands of the Saronic Gulf. Ferries arrive in Skala while hydrofoils arrive in Myli (Megalochori). There is a bus between Skala and Myli on a daily basis.
About Agistri Port
Connected ports to Agistri
Athens, Piraeus - Aegina, Port - Poros
Agistri is a small island of the Saronic Gulf, a short ferry ride from Athens. The ideal place to relax, Agistri keeps a calm refreshing vibe even in high season. It distinguishes for the blue green water and the pine greenery.
Agistri is connected by ferry and hydrofoil to Piraeus and other islands of the Saronic Gulf. There is a bus that makes the itinerary between Skala and Myli (the two ports of Agistri) daily.