Poros is one of the most popular and unspoiled of the
smaller Greek Islands.
Poros offers to visitors not only a haven for relaxation
but a real chance to experience the authentic Greek island
lifestyle and exciting nightlife and to explore the classical
sites of the Peloponnese and Athens, both within easy reach.
naturally beautiful island is one of the most southerly in
the chain of the volcanic Argo - Saronic Islands. It consists
of the tiny peninsular Sferia and the main part of the island,
The picturesque and animated harbour and Poros Town are situated
on Sferia, easily accessible from Pireus, the port of Athens
and from Galatas, a small town on the Peloponnesian peninsular.
When the cruise ships arrive and the port fills with tourists
from all over the world, for a few hours Poros town generates
a bustling, cosmopolitan atmosphere. During the day, it is
easy to relax among the numerous, friendly restaurants and
bars and in the evenings you can enjoy the varied and colourful
has its place in romantic Greek mythology. It is here that
Theseus, who overcame the Minotaur of Crete, was conceived
as a result of the love affair between Aegeus and Aethra.
With its undulating tree-clad landscape, the intoxicating
smell of pine in the air, secluded beaches, winding alleyways
and the bewitching evening view over the Egliska Sea to the
Peloponnese, Poros is still today made for romantic moments.