Salamis Island

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Salamis, Greece

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The Island of Ferry Ports Aug 07, 2011
Salamis island is an ideal place if you are just looking for a daylong break because of its accessible location - merely 2km off-coast from Piraeus or about 16km west of Athens.

There are several modes of transportation going to and coming from the island but the most convenient route is the ferry boat from Piraeus port in Athens to the Paloukia port in Salamis island with the travel time of 45 minutes. Another way is from the suburb town of Perama to Paloukia. Both routes have regular trips everyday that are becoming more frequent during summer season.

The island is more focused on maritime industry. But then, Paloukia port itself is already an attraction because of the huge ferries docked along the harbor. It is also a dock for the police craft, and adjacent to it is the Salamis naval base with its armada of battleships. There is also a dockyard in Kynosoura area which constructs and repairs different vessels.

On the southern part of the island away from the port, there are several fish ports and docks for small size yacht. Fine sand beaches though less developed, are huge and are just good enough for swimming.

Cafeterias and tavernas that offer local foods and dishes are just everywhere in the island.
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