Kastelorizo is a lovely island with Neoclassical mansions, traditional architecture, and picturesque villages, situated east of Rhodes Island. Ferries from Piraeus port in Athens to Kastelorizo depart 3 times per week and the trip is very long, lasting about 24 hours. Kastelorizo is also connected by ferry with other islands of the Dodecanese, such as Rhodes, Kos, Astypalea, Kalymnos, Nisyros and other islands of the Cyclades, depending on the route.
Below, you will find information on how to get to Kastelorizo by ferry, where to buy your tickets, and information about Kastelorizo, and its port, along with many photos.
Ferries to Kastelorizo depart from Piraeus port in Athens. The trip from Athens to Kastelorizo lasts for about 21 hours. Kastelorizo is also connected with Rhodes, Astypalea, Kalymnos, Kos, and Nisyros.
Ferry schedules to Kastelorizo
There are ferries to Kastelorizo from Athens and the islands several times per week during the summer.
Ferry from Athens (Piraeus) to Kastelorizo
In the summer, there are at least 2 ferries from Piraeus to Kastelorizo every week. The ferry trip from Athens to Kastelorizo lasts for about 21 hours and the cost of a ferry ticket is about '60' 'EUR' 60 Euros) for a standard seat.
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Ferry from Rhodes to Kastelorizo
Throughout the peak season, there are at least 2 ferries from Rhodes to Kastelorizo every day. The ferry trip from Rhodes to Kastelorizo lasts for 2.5-3 hours and the cost of a ferry ticket is '20' 'EUR' (20 Euros) - '30' 'EUR' (30 Euros).
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The types of ferries that travel to/from Kastelorizo?
Island hopping from Kastelorizo
Kastelorizo is a very good base for island-hopping to the Dodecanese islands. Some of the most popular island-hopping routes from Kastelorizo are from Kastelorizo to Kos, from Kastelorizo to Rhodes, and from Kastelorizo to Nisyros.
Travel tips to organize your travel:
- From Kastelorizo, you can easily access several islands of the Dodecanese by ferry.
- The best way to plan your trip to Kastelorizo is to book your ferry tickets in advance, as Greek ferries may be fully booked, especially in July and August.
- Given that the ferry trip from Athens to Kastelorizo is quite long, we highly recommend booking a cabin for a more comfortable trip.
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INFORMATION ABOUT KASTELORIZO
Kastelorizo is located on the south eastern side of Greece. It is famous for its nautical tradition and the impressive architecture. There is only one village on the island with beautiful Neoclassical mansions and ruined houses that are spread till the hill top, where the Castle is found.
The most important monument on the island is Paleokastro, constructed in the Byzantine times. In the yard of the castle, there are two churches, Panagia Kstrou and Agios Stefanos, Also worth to visit are the Castle of the Knights of Saint John, the Lycean Tomb and the Blue Cave (20 min by boat from the port).
Why visit Kastelorizo?
Hop on a ferry to Kastelorizo for beautiful architecture, serene ambiance, and quiet holidays away from the crowds.
- Kastelorizo is famous for its nautical tradition and impressive architecture.
- There is only one village on the island. It is full of beautiful Neoclassical mansions and ruined houses.
- On the top of the hill above the village stands the island’s Castle.
The best season to visit Kastelorizo
The best season to visit Kastelorizo is the summer. During this time of the year, you’ll get to enjoy the island’s beaches, as well as to go sightseeing.
Is Kastelorizo for you?
If you’re looking for a picturesque island to spend your holidays away from the crowds, Kastelorizo is an ideal option!
Sightseeing in Kastelorizo
Some of the best places to visit in Kastelorizo are Paleokastro, the Castle of the Knights of Saint John, the Lycian Tomb, and the Blue Cave.
More about Kastelorizo
Discover more online resources about Kastelorizo:
- Kastelorizo by Wikipedia: Kastelorizo by the most famous online Encyclopedia.
Photos of Kastelorizo
About Kastelorizo Port
Connected ports to Kastelorizo
Athens, Piraeus - Astypalea - Anafi - Fourni - Ikaria, Ag.kirikos - Kalymnos - Kos, Port - Naxos - Nisyros - Paros - Rhodes - Santorini (Thira) - Symi, Port - Tilos
Kastelorizo is a small island located east of Rhodes. This island, also known as Megisti, is actually the southeasternmost spot of Europe. Its port is connected by ferry with Piraeus, Rhodes, and the other islands of the Dodecanese.
There is no port connection by bus in Kastelorizo. There is one taxi vehicle and tour boats that help tourists reach the beaches around the island. All other transport is done on foot.