Rhodes to Nisyros Ferry
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Getting the best price for your Rhodes to Nisyros ferry
With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Rhodes to Nisyros. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.
If you're not sure if the Rhodes to Nisyros route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Rhodes to Nisyros ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Rhodes to Nisyros is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.
Rhodes is the largest island Dodecanese islands and the second largest Greek island. Rhodes is situated in the Eastern Aegean Sea, 11 miles to the west of Turkey, and enjoys an average of 320 days of blissful sunshine a year. Rhodes has beautiful and diversified natural environment. Rhodes Island is the most traveled of the 12 Dodecanese islands, enticing tourists with its gorgeous land, long, beautiful beaches and fascinating history.
The island of Rhodes was an important economic center in the ancient world and was home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - the Colossus of Rhodes, a huge statue that that stood over two thousand years ago at the entrance to the harbour and was destroyed by an earthquake in 237 BC.
The capital city, Rhodes Town, is situated at the northern tip of the island. Rhodes Town has a rich history and many places of interest, including the remnants of the 14th century occupation by the Knights of St John. In 1988 the Medieval Town of Rhodes was designated as a World Heritage City.
Surrounded in Greek mythology, Paloi and the island of Nisyros itself are perfect places for ancient history enthusiasts. Paloi was said to be built on the ruins of an ancient city linked to therapeutic Roman baths that were there thousands of years ago. It is also legend that the island was created after Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea, impaled a Titan, Polyvotis, with his trident and, where the force was so strong, apparently split the island of Kos into two; Kos and Nisyros.
The island itself is idyllic, peaceful and very laidback, with superb beaches that are perfect for snorkelling and windsurfing, two very popular sports in the Cycladean region. In the capital, Mandraki, you can enjoy the friendly night-time atmosphere that attracts so many people to the island every year. An attraction is the only active volcano in the Greek islands - the crater of which you can walk into and view the steaming vents close up!
01 Sep 2011Trip to Nisyros
Having not travelled on large Greek island ferries for a number of years I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of everything on board. Our holiday return trip from Rhodes to Nisyros was very reasonably priced and worked out much cheaper than any of the comparable resort excursion boats. My only quibble would be the late night timing of departures from Rhodes, but I would be very happy to use this service again. It remains a great way to get about and see the islands.
Review by STUART KING
Rhodes to Nisyros Popular Questions
Want to know more about your journey from Rhodes to Nisyros? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.
How long does the ferry from Rhodes to Nisyros take?
The average journey time by ferry between Rhodes to Nisyros is 4 hrs 19 min. The journey time may vary, so use our booking engine on this page to search for a specific travel date.
How fast does the ferry from Rhodes to Nisyros travel?
The fastest journey time by ferry from Rhodes to Nisyros is 4 hrs 19 min, with Blue Star Ferries.
What time does the first ferry from Rhodes to Nisyros leave?
The first ferry from Rhodes to Nisyros leaves at 16:00 with Blue Star Ferries. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
What time does the last ferry from Rhodes to Nisyros leave?
The last ferry from Rhodes to Nisyros leaves at 19:00 with Blue Star Ferries. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
Which ferry companies operate between Rhodes to Nisyros?
Ferries travelling from Rhodes to Nisyros are operated by Blue Star Ferries.
Looking for more information?
If you're looking for the return journey, check out Nisyros to Rhodes.