Ferry to Chios
Passengers travelling by ferry to Chios arrive to one of the best dive sites in Europe!
Travelling to the Destination Chios
The island is situated in the north-eastern Aegean Sea, a few kilometres off the Anatolian Coast. It belongs to the Eastern Island group of the Aegean Sea, which includes the islands of Lesbos, Samos, Ikaria and Agios Efstratios. Ferry Chios execute routes to these islands as well as to others. The principal town of the island is Chios, also named Chora. The main port of the island is located in Chora. Together with the islands of Psara, Antipsara and Oinouses it forms Chios regional unit. Chios Island is the largest municipality within the Chios regional unit. Altogether 64 villages exist on the island.
Chios is known for its export of mastic gum, olive oil, figs and wine and for its International reputation for the size and quality of its merchant shipping. Passengers travelling to the destination Chios should visit the medieval mastic villages Mesta, Olymbi, Vessa and Pyrgi. Furthermore, Chios is situated in one of the finest dive sites of Europe. Its countless bays mainly formed with rocky landscapes and steep faces (the coast length is 213 kilometres), the biodiversity of corals and the moderate Mediterranean climate with its mild winters and scarce rainfalls during summer turn the island into a paradise for divers. Before they depart with ferry from Chios, tourists should visit the monastery of Nea Moni which is recorded in UNESCO’s world heritage list, as well as the limestone cave Sykias.
The Chios ferry timetable of isFerry’s booking engine includes all Ferry routes Chios, which are well developed. From Piraeus Blue Star Ferries approach the main port of Chios directly. The shipping company Nel Lines executes routes to the smaller port Limenas Mesta from Lavrio. Regular ferry connections to the neighbouring islands and to Cesme in Turkey are available. Though passengers can only book a local ferry on site to travel to Turkey. In addition there are ferries to Thessalonica and Kavala which execute routes to Mytilini, Samos and Rhodes.
Schedules & Prices Chios
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