Poros Sightseeing

Poros sightseeing
Sightseeing: 13 things to see in Poros island

Due to its proximity to Athens, Poros attracts many visitors for the weekend or a few relaxing days. It is a beautiful verdant island, full of pine forests, picturesque villages, and organized beaches. Sightseeing is few in Poros island and the most important is the historical Monastery of Zoodochos Pighi, surrounded by lush greenery. Apart from a picturesque town, Poros also has fantastic beaches with lush greenery and blue-green waters. Love Bay and Askeli are the two most important beaches on the island, although there are many other nice green coves for a swim.

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In this section, you can see the best Poros Sightseeing but also things to see by location.
You can also view all things to see in Poros by category: villages, beaches, museums, and churches.

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Best Sightseeing

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This clock tower is an imposing feature and the landmark of Poros Town. It stands on the highest spot of the town and gives great view to the sea.

Location: Monastiri
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The Monastery of Zoodohos Pigi, located in a region of lush greenery, is dedicated to Virgin Mary. It was established in the early 18th century and the tombs of famous Greek fighters of the Revolution are located at the yard of the monastery.

Best villages

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Location: On the southern side of the island
Description: Poros Town is the only real village of the island. It distingishes for its Neoclassical architecture and the lovely port. Poros is built amphitheatrically on the slopes of a hill and gives great views to the sea.

Best beaches

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Location: 3 km north east of Poros Town
Description: Askeli is the longest and busiest beach on the island. It is organized with sun beds, umbrellas and beach bars.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports

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Location: 4 km north west of Poros Town
Description: Love Bay is probably the most beautiful beach on Poros. It is a small bay surrounded by pine trees. The beach is organized and due to its small size, it usually gets crowded.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised

Location: 3 km north west of Poros Town
Description: This is a lovely beach in close distance to Poros Town. It is surrounded by lush greenery and has some delicious fish taverns along the coast.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Partly Organized

Location: 2 km north of Poros Town
Description: This is a fine, small cove with crystal water. The beach is organized and the lush greenery around it creates a relaxing atmosphere.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Partly Organized

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