Passengers traveling by ferry to Megalochori will arrive at a small port in the Saronic Gulf, close to Athens and one of the two natural ports of Agistri in Greece!
Myli in Megalochori, is one of the two ports of Agistri and is located west of Skala. When you travel by ferry to Myli, also known as Megalochori, you will reach the capital of the island. Its name comes from a windmill located at the edge of the village. Mili has developed significantly in recent years and this can be seen by the modern hotels that have been built amongst the traditional buildings.
Tourists traveling by ferry to Mili will arrive at the largest village on the island. During your stay you can visit the church of Zoodochos Pigi in the center of the settlement. There you can admire the remarkable Renaissance-style frescoes of the church. If you are lucky enough to be there during Easter, you can also take part in the church's glorious celebration. Before you depart by boat from Mili, you can also visit the cultural center with its many interesting finds from the excavations on the island. The village has two beaches nearby. One on the right, with umbrellas and sunbeds where you can relax and enjoy various after-swimming snacks, cool refreshments and freshly brewed drinks, and a beach on the left with sand and pebbles for quieter moments.
Myli has a population of around 561 inhabitants. The ferry services of Mili are operated from the port of Piraeus with daily departures of flying dolphins. The duration of the trip is approximately 55 minutes. Check the timetable for the ferry Mili via the real time booking engine above.
Our website offers you a lot of choices for a ferry journey to the Myli in Agistri and the islands so check the timetables and make your booking in advance in order to find availability and the best prices and offers.
Ferry connections to Myli
Either you want to spend two days on the island or just a day trip, Myli is the best option for you, since it offers a unique tranquility. There is a regular ferry connection between Myli and Athens. You can choose either a normal or a hydrofoil ferry to take you to the small peaceful island with the pebbled beaches and serene coves that will definitely fascinate you.
From Piraeus to Myli
The distance from the port of Piraeus to Myli port is 35km so getting to the island by ferry is the easiest and fastest way. There are many routes available throughout the whole year with both high speed and conventional ferries ( most of the shipping companies have a garage for the visitors that want to travel with their car). The duration of the trip is approximately 55 minutes with the high speed ferry and about 1-2 hours with the conventional ferries. During the summer period you will find more than 5 sailings per day.
From Aegina to Myli
You can also get to Myli from the island of Aegina. There are more than 2 ferry routes per day either with a conventional ferry or a flying dolphin. The duration of the trip with the conventional ferry is approximately 20 minutes and with a high speed ferry the duration is less than 15 minutes.
The ferry port of Myli in Megalochori
Just an hour away from the capital of Greece, Athens, Agistri is the best option for those that want to spend their vacation near Athens.
The distance from the port of Skala is 1km. The ferry port of Myli in Megalochori is the main town of Agistri. Here you will find some of the oldest houses on the island, a choice of supermarkets and souvenir shops.
In the center of the town you will find taverns and bars.
How to get to Myli port
There are public buses departing from Skala, in front of the Church of Saint Anargyroi, with directions to Megalochori (Myli).
For more information, please visit Agistri Bus.
There is an alternative way to move around Agistri with water taxis. In order to arrange a transfer, please call on the numbers:
+30 694 4535 659 water taxi in Megalochori.
A taxi is the fastest way to get to your destination. You will find one in central spots or call on the numbers:
+30 697 7662 004, +30 697 7618 040.
Holidays in Myli
Visit Myli in Megalochori, the island’s capital, once a naval base, today a simple fishing port and take an enchanting walk through its tiny, winding streets bright with fuchsia flowers. In the center of the village is the church of Zoodochou Pigis. It is celebrated one week after Easter with two day celebrations, parties and service fairs where all the locals meet.
Beaches in Myli
Walk around the island and discover the small pebbled, sandy beaches with amazing water and the hidden coves.
You will find below the best beaches in Myli:
- Chalikidia Beach: chalikiada beach is a rocky secluded cove, located in Limenaria village, 4km south west of Megalochori, surrounded by a pine forest with blue- green colours.Make sure you take some food and drinks with you, the beach is non organized and nudism friendly
- Aponisos Beach: a great place for swimming , with crystal clean water, located on the west coast of the island. 8km southwest of Megalochori. There, you will find a traditional seaside tavern where you can enjoy a meal and the view of some neighboring deserted islands
- Dragonera Beach: located on the west coast of Agistri, approximately 3 km south west of Megalochori. Here you can enjoy the sparkling turquoise waters, the forest reaching down the shore and the mountains, all at the same time. The beach has some sun loungers and sun shades. Ideal beach if you are looking for a laid back atmosphere and calmness
Island Hopping from Myli
Myli port is a part of the Saronic Islands which are very popular for short distance getaways and weekend breaks because they are the closest islands to Athens. Agistri offers the option of visiting the neighboring islands of the saronic gulf and if you have some extra days we suggest you take a ferry and in just 10- 20 minutes arrive in the port of Aegina or do some island hopping from Agistri to the nearby Poros, Hydra and Methana.