Cruise to Piraeus!

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Piraeus Port is Europe's largest passenger port, serving annually at its 37 km of quay walls, more than 40.000 arrivals-departures of coastal and cruise ships, 20 m passengers, 3.7 m TEU'S (containers), 360.000 transit cars and providing ship repair activities.

The cruise port of Piraeus, with 1 million cruise passengers every year, its typical Mediterranean climate with extended periods of sunshine throughout most of the year, is still an ideal hub for reaching the market center of Athens and the famous Parthenon as well as various tourist attractions in the east Mediterranean including Santorini and Mykonos. Piraeus Cruise sector is certified with ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 by LRQA.
Piraeus Port has also been rewarded with the title ECOPORT by ESPO.

Other main features:
Berths for new generation cruise ships
3 air conditioned Passenger Terminals of 15.000m2 with 20 Xray machines
Free shuttle bus service within the cruise port
Available slots for tourist buses
24/7 operation throughout the year with tide free access
Berth allocation system
ISPS compliant
Multiple daily Ferry connections with almost all Aegean islands
Helipad available for VIP
Favorable weather conditions throughout the year
Implementation of environmental quality monitoring programs
Environmental Management system certified according to the Port Environmental Review System (PERS)
Reception facilities for all categories of ship wastes
Faster turnaround and environmental benefits through permanent reception network
Expansion of the southern port with 2 new cruise berths more than 400mtr each

Must see tourist attractions
• Acropolis/Parthenon (11km) - Unparalleled ancient architecture
• Marathon (42km) - The site of the famous battle and the beginning of the Marathon Road
• Sounion (80km) - The temple of the Sea God Poseidon at a breathtaking site
• Epidavros (150km) - Ancient theatre
• Delphi (174km) - The ‘Centre of the World’

Port Facts
Maximum ship dimensions for berth
Length: 395mtr
Width: no limit
Draught: 11mtr

Anchorage
Available: yes
Ship tenders allowed: no
Tugs available: yes
Tidal movement/range: 0.5mtr

Quays
Total number of quays: 11
Total length of quays: 2,800mtr
Quay depth: max 11mtr
Passenger terminals: 3 fully airconditioned

Distances/Transportation
City centre: Piraeus - 0.5km, Athens - 10km
Airport: 45km
Free shuttle service to city: no

Traffic
Total cruise passengers 2016: 1,094,135
Total cruise calls 2016: 625
Turnaround port? Yes

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