How long is the ferry from Kos to Nisyros?

How long is the ferry from Kos to Nisyros?

around 1 hour 5 minutes
The Blue Star Ferries service runs up to 2 times per week with a sailing duration of around 1 hour 5 minutes while the Dodekanisos Seaways service runs up to 2 times per week with a duration from 50 minutes.

What is Nisyros known for?

A small, quiet Dodecanese island in the south Aegean Sea between Kos, Tilos and Astypalea, Nisyros is most well-known for its active volcano that has one of the world’s largest hydrothermal craters, as well as its hot springs including Loutra and Pali.

How do I get to Nisyros?

The only way to reach the island of Nisyros is by ferry. There are ferries to Nisyros from Piraeus port, in Athens, but also from other islands of the Aegean. The closest airport to Nisyros is on Kos island and it is connected to Nisyros by ferry. Book your ferry tickets with us!

Is Nisyros a volcano?

The volcano on the island of Nisyros is the youngest one in Greece. It is an active volcano as are the ones at Methana, on Milos Island and on Santorini Island. The oldest rock formations found around the entire island date back 160,000 years, while the youngest ones (prehistoric) 15,000 years.

Is there an active volcano in Kos?

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Kos.

What kind of volcano is Nisyros?

The island of Nisyros is a stratovolcano at the eastern end of the Hellenic island arc. This arc of volcanoes is related to the northward subduction of the African plate beneath the Aegean microplate. Santorini, a better known volcano, is west of Nisyros.

Does Nisyros have an airport?

Nisyros Airport There is no airport in Nisyros island. The closest airport is located on the neighboring island of Kos. The airport of Kos receives flights from Athens, Thessaloniki, Crete, other Greek islands and also charter flights from abroad.

Is Kos volcano active?

Kos was included in the Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World (Georgalas, 1962) based on its geothermal activity. Several solfatara fields are present, including Vromotopos at Kefalos Isthmus on the western side of the island and a group of thermal areas at the eastern side of Kos.

When was the last time Nisyros volcano erupted?

September 1888

Location Aegean Sea, Greece
Mountain type Caldera
Last eruption September 1888

Is Kos a volcanic island?

The island of Kos is dominantly non-volcanic but contains Miocene to Pleistocene volcanic centers. The Kamari caldera is of mid-Pleistocene age and contains the 1.0-0.55 million-year-old, post-caldera Zini lava dome.

What is the biggest volcano in Greece?

Volcano of Santorini It has the largest caldera (crater) in the world with a height of 300m and a diameter of 11km.

Are there any volcanoes in Corfu?

Yes, Corfu is indeed a volcano island with 5 craters, all long extinct. In the middle of the island, there is a large mountainous area. Its peak is above the villages of Stavros and Agioi Deka at an altitude of 600 meters high and is called Pantokrator, which is the main crater of the extinct volcano.