Greetings from the Mayor

Dear friends,
We welcome you to the official website of the Municipality of Poros and our tourist website!
In the first one you can find out about all the main areas concerning Poros and our Municipality and in the second one you can find all the information you need for your trip to Poros and the local businesses.
Our aim, through both websites, is to give you access to all the information and images related to our island and we hope that your browsing through them will meet any such need.

Ioannis Dimitriadis
Mayor of Poros

Latest News

Completion of POROSEA 2023

Completion of POROSEA 2023

May 31, 2023

Once again, POROSEA was successfully completed on the weekend of 27 & 28 May 2022. Since the first POROSEA in 2017, it has now become an established institution not only for Poros, but also for athletes participating in triathlon, aquathlon, swimming and running all over Greece. POROSEA, which was created based on..

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Generally about Poros

The island of Poros is located on the southeastern edge of the Saronic Gulf near the Peloponnese, it covers an area of 23 sq. km. and consists of two smaller islands, Sferia (capital - port) and Kalavria, which are connected by a small canal. The population of the municipality according to the 2011 census amounts to 3.993 inhabitants and its area is approximately 49 sq. km., as its territory, apart from the island of Poros, includes a part of 26 sq. km. in the Peloponnese, from the end of the city of Galata to the coast opposite the island of Hydra. The enclosed port between the island of Poros and the mountains of Troizinia gives the place a peaceful, calm tone, as George Seferis said, the poet who wrote 'Kichli', one of the most important poems in modern Greek literature, at Villa Galini in Poros. This port is the largest and safest port in the Saronic Gulf and one of the largest and safest natural ports throughout Greece, with a huge capacity of passing vessels and arrivals exceeding 10.000 per year.



Watch the official promo video of Poros Island.