Kastellorizo, stress-free vacations in a majestic scenery!
On the easternmost edge of Greece, a tiny island blessed with natural beauty is home to only a few inhabitants. Travel to one of the safest destinations, and experience a movie set scenery by booking cheap ferry tickets to Kastellorizo through Let’s Ferry. If you want to see a preview of this paradise island, just watch the Academy Awarded film “Mediterraneo” that was shot here!
Kastelorizo blue waters
The island is also known as Megisti which means the “Great One”. The only road in the island connects the port with the airport. Explore this tiny paradise-island on foot or by boat:
• Visit the Castle that was built by the Knights of the Order of Saint John in the 14th century on the reddish hill of Castello Rosso. No wonder the island was named after it.
• Below the castle there is a 4thcentury Lycian Tomb with Dorian façade.
• The Archaeological Museum, the Old Mosque Popular Art Museum and the Puzzle Museum are at Megisti, the island’s main town.
• Palaiokastro is the eldest and most significant monument of the island, an ancient settlement with cisterns and churches.
• It takes 401 steps to reach to Saint George of the Mountain, a beautiful church. Inside, a catacomb leads to a mural-decorated cave.
• The Metropolis of St. Constantine and Helen has an exceptional architecture and a very tall bell tower.
Travelling has never been easier. Book online low-cost ferry tickets to Kastellorizo through Let’s Ferry. Pick them up at home or at the port.
The port of Kastelorizo Island
This tropical paradise features caves, paths and islets with each beach more beautiful than the other.
• Rent a boat to visit one of the most impressive caves in Mediterranean, the “Blue Cave”. Mediterranean monk seals love the spectacular blue-colored waters here. That is why the cave is also known as “Fokiali”, (“fokia” is the Greek word for “seal”).
• A fishing boat will take you to the nearby islets to enjoy swimming at tropical beaches like Mandraki, Faros, Plakes, Stroggyli. The islet of Rho is famous for its only inhabitant – a heroic woman who used to raise the Greek flag every day as a sign of patriotism during the German occupy. To honor her, the Greek government built a statue called “the lady of Rho”.
• Travel to a different continent! Plan a day trip to Kas, the Turkish coastal town to see the sunken city of Kekova.
Beautiful view and waters in Kastelorizo island
Tip: There are all types of accommodation, a medical center and an ATM on the island. A taxi and a shuttle bus that runs during summer are the only means of transport. You can travel directly to Rhodes, Symi, Tilos, Kos, Nisiros, Astypalea, Patmos, Ikaria and other Cycladic islands from here. Explore this tiny island by booking cheap ferry tickets to Kastellorizo at letsferry.com.
Information about the port of Kastellorizo.
Passenger routes connect Kastellorizo to Rhodes.