Ferry to Mesta
Passengers travelling by ferry to Mesta arrive to one of the most beautiful and well preserved castle villages of the Greek island Chios!
Travelling to the Destination Mesta
The village is 4 kilometers from the homonymous port when you reach the island by ferry Mesta Chios. It’s a combination of natural beauty and medieval architecture unchanged through time. The village resembles a real fortress as its houses are built side by side while there are only 2 main entrances to the interior of the village. It was built like a huge maze in order to prevent the pirates to cross the village and reach its center. When one manages to get out of the maze he reaches the village’s main square, the only open space available where all visitors and inhabitants enjoy their coffee in the traditional cafes.
When travelling to the destination Mesta one arrives to one of the many mastic villages of Chios. They are called that way because mastic was and is until today cultivated in Chios and is its main product with exports all over the world. At the port of Mesta many sea food taverns are available for the lovers of food. Visitors should also try the unique wine “Mestousiko” which is among the best wines of the island and “souma”, a drink that is produced by the distillation of figs and grapes. Numerous beaches in the area offer the opportunity of taking a swim or going surfing either in the north or in the south of Mesta, as it is situated at a very convenient location. Before leaving with the ferry from Mesta, visitors should take the road to Avlonia, a beautiful beach in a closed bay that retains its naturalness.
The ferry port of Mesta is the second busiest seaport on the island of Chios. Ferry routes Mesta connect the island to a variety of destinations in the North Aegean with sailings to Limnos and Lesvos as well as to the harbor of Lavrio (Athens). Of course there are frequent sailings from Piraeus to that stunning destination with its 337 inhabitants, that will make sure you have a once in a lifetime holiday.
Schedules & Prices Mesta
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