Piraeus has held a position as the most important port city in Greece since ancient times. Your vacation becomes interesting if travelling onward to the Greek Islands or further afield with booking your tickets possibly before you arrive in the city. Before moving on to your next destination, you should take a day or two sightseeing around Piraeus because there is a lot more to this city than just being a port.
Piraeus Travel allows you to book your ferry trips online with them at. The ferry services in Greece don’t offer an e-service so you will normally have the tickets sent to your home address before you travel. This means that you will need to have an idea about where you want to go before you travel; there are a lot of options. Piraeus is your gateway to the Greek Islands and arriving by boat is a lot more enjoyable and relaxing then arriving by airplane.
One of the most popular journeys is Piraeus to Rhodes. This takes about twelve to twenty four hours depending on the weather and the ship you choose so you really get a chance to kick back and enjoy the journey. There is a boat going to Rhodes every day of the week with Friday being the day when you have the most options; four different boats. If you have rented a car or bike then you will be able to find a ferry to take your vehicle.
Another popular ferry route is Piraeus to Mykonos. This is a much shorter journey than the one to Rhodes and can be complete in as little as three hours fifty minutes; still giving you time to enjoy the sea crossing. On Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays there are four boats leaving for the island; there are also ferries available every other day as well. It will also be possible for you to take your vehicle with you if you have already rented.
Many people who come to Piraeus do so in order to catch a Ferry to somewhere else; if they pass through the city too fast though they can miss out on a lot. Try and pencil in a day or two in this wonderful city and enjoy what is on offer.
For more information and travel services about Piraeus visit piraeus.travel. There you can find Ferries from Piraeus Athens Greece or suitable Greek island cruises.