Rafina
Koufonissi
Ferries to Cyclades Islands
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Rafina to Koufonissi Ferry

The Rafina Koufonissi ferry route connects Athens with Cyclades Islands and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Cyclades Fast Ferries service runs up to 7 times per week with a sailing duration of around 7 hours 5 minutes while the Golden Star Ferries service runs up to 7 times per week with a duration from 5 hours 55 minutes.

So that’s a combined 14 sailings on offer per week on the Rafina Koufonissi route between Athens and Cyclades Islands. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Athens to Cyclades Islands page.
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Rafina Guide

The Greek town of Rafina lies on the east coast of the Attica region of Greece. The town, and its port, is on the Aegean Sea coast, to the east of the Penteli Mountains and to the north east of the Mesogaia Plain. The Greek capital, Athens, is 25 km to the west of Rafina which is close to the towns of Artemida and Nea Makri. It is a popular destination for Athenians, due to its proximity to Athens, who drive out of the city to Rafina to eat in one of the town's many fish restaurants that line the harbour. It is common to see the day's catch on display on beds of ice outside each restaurant.

Rafina's port is the second largest in the Attica region, after Piraeus, although this is likely to change by the port at Lavrio which is currently being expanded. ferries from Rafina's port depart to the southern part of Euboea and to most of the Cyclades Islands. Both conventional and high speed ferries operate to the islands with most departing Rafina in the morning.


Koufonissi Guide

The Greek island of Koufonisia is located to the east of the island of Naxos and to the west of the island of Amorgos, and is made up of two islets named Pano Koufonisi and Kato Koufonisi. The two islets are separated by a strait which is around 200 meters wide and the island's name is derived from the Greek for "Hollow Island" which is a reference to the large caves which led pirates to believe that the island was hollow when viewed from the sea. Located close to Koufonisia is the deserted island of Keros which has been declared an archaeological site that is under protection because of the many Cycladic artefacts that have been found on the island.

Pano Koufonisi is the only inhabited of the two islets and is a popular destination for visitors who want to relax on the island's golden sandy beaches or to swim in the island's war, crystal clear waters.


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