The Folegandros Serifos ferry route connects Cyclades Islands with Cyclades Islands and is currently operated by 4 ferry companies. Aegean Speed Lines operate their crossing up to 1 times per week, Zante Ferries 1 times per week, Sea Jets 9 times per week & the Hellenic Seaways service is available up to 1 times per week.
There are a combined 12 sailings available per week on the Folegandros Serifos crossing between Cyclades Islands and Cyclades Islands and with 4 ferry companies on offer it is advisable to compare all to make sure you get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.
Located in the Cyclades group of islands, the Greek island of Folegandros lies in the Aegean Sea and forms the Cycladic island chain along with the islands of Sikinos, Ios, Anafi and Santorini. It is a fairly small island, measuring around 32 sq. km, and has around 760 inhabitants who primarily live in three villages: Chora, Karavostasis, which is also the island's port, and Ano Meria. For visitors to the island looking for a vantage point to take in the island's magnificent scenery then the Church of Panaghia is located on the top of a hill and offers great views of Chora and the island's west coast. There are a number of great beaches on the island but visitors should note that all of them are fairly difficult to reach. Some can be reached after a bit of a walk whereas others can only be accessed by boat. The two beaches that can be reached by car are the beaches at Karavostasi and Angali.
The island can be reached by conventional ferry, Highspeed ferry or Flying Dolphin from Piraeus, Rafini, the other islands of the Cycladic islands, Crete, Rhodes and the rest of the Dodecanese islands and the East Aegean Islands. Travel times vary depending on destination and ferry type but journey times range from 3.5 hours to 11 hours. The island's harbour, Karavostasi, has a few shops and restaurants for visitors to enjoy.
The Greek island of Serifos lies in the Aegean Sea and is one of the Cyclades group of islands. It is a popular island with tourists for a relaxing vacation and is characterised by its tradition whitewashed villages, pretty harbours, golden beaches and lovely landscapes. Compared to some other Greek islands, Serifos does not attract particularly high numbers of tourists which means that it has managed to retain some of its authentic Greek atmosphere. Visitors to the island have the choice of lazing on one of its 72 beaches or alternatively they can go cycling or hiking on one of the seven trails on the island. There is also a World War II shipwreck which is popular with scuba divers and a 16th century fortress-like Monastery of Taxiarches. The most picturesque spot on the island is the village of Chora and has been built on the slopes of a mountain that offers locals and visitors lovely views of the Aegean Sea. The most visited places on the island are the towns of Livadi and Livadakia.
The island is accessed by conventional and high speed ferries. During the summer months, there are ferries that connect Serifos with other nearby islands, such as Sifnos, Naxos, Paros, Santorini and Kythnos.