Patmos is a small island in the Aegean Sea, most famous of being the location of the vision and the writing of the Christian bible’s Book of Revelation.
Ferry schedules and tickets to Patmos
Patmos is connected to Athens with ferries departing from the port of Piraeus. More connections to the Cyclades (Paros, Naxos, etc) and the Dodekanese (Kos, Rhodes, etc) are also quite frequent.
Ferries from Athens to Patmos
Piraeus is the only port that connects Athens to Patmos, since there is no airport on the island. The ferry schedules are more frequent during summer and the tickets are usually quite affordable.
Ferries from Patmos to Kos and Rhodes
Patmos is also directly connected to the islands of Kos and Rhodes with several daily ferries during the whole year. Travelers that want to combine Patmos with island-hopping in the rest of Dodecanese and Cyclades, can go from Patmos to Paros and Naxos as well as to Kos, Rhodes, Nisyros and Astypalaia with several ferries per day. Once you step your feet on these islands plenty of options arise to continue your adventure there.
Ferries from Patmos to Samos
Another idea to make your vacation richer would be to follow the route from Patmos to Fournoi and Samos, which is also served by daily schedules during summer.
Vacations in Patmos
Patmos is an internationally known destination not only for the mysticism and devotion but for its cosmopolitan character too. This island invites you to enjoy many different experiences. The beauty of the island is focused on the extremely nice and picturesque villages that are spread all over the island. The traditional white color of houses and the alleys of Hora (World Heritage of UNESCO), the windmills, the nightlife at the port of Skala, the paths and the beautiful beaches can satisfy even the most demanding visitors. Patmos is also known for the Patmos International Film Festival that is organized in July of each year. Over the 3-4 days of the festival, a number of workshops, seminars and projections of quality films are also held.
Activities in Patmos
Patmos is an island full of options in terms of activities. A series of routes and paths can offer visitors the opportunity to discover the beauty of Patmos’ nature. If you are a fan of watersports, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the total blue waters of Patmos. At Agrio Livadi and Campos you can enjoy watersports such as ski, banana, stand up paddling, canoe etc.