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The Mermaid of Poros, Greece

Poros 2006, A week in June in Greece

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Other Businesses in Poros and Galatas :
There are many businesses in Poros and Galatas. Some were visited by Richard and Jenny Edkins, others were not. Businesses not visited during this blog are invited to contact webmaster@dalbeattie.com and we'll be happy to list you if relevant.

Note that most categories (particularly useful Official Numbers) are in alphabetical order.


Travelling To and From Poros :

  • Bus Station, Poros and Galatas :
    Telephone : 22980 22480.
    E-mail :
    Website : http://www.
    The Green Bus service. Based in Galatas.

  • Coastguard Service, Poros Office :
    Telephone : 22980 22224.
    E-mail :
    Website : http://www.

  • Flying Dolphin (Hydrofoil Ferry) :
    Telephone : 210 4199000.
    E-mail :
    Website :
    Piraeus office number.

  • Hellenic Seaways (Ferry) :
    Telephone : 210 4117341.
    E-mail :
    Website :
    Piraeus office number.

  • Nova Ferries (Ferry) :
    Telephone : 210 4126181.
    E-mail :
    Website :
    Piraeus office number.

  • Port Authority of Piraeus (Athens) :
    Telephone : 210 4124585.
    E-mail :
    Website : http://www.
    Administers the Port of Piraeus - useful to know in case of problems there.

  • Port Authority of Poros :
    Telephone : 22980 22274 / 22224. Fax : 22980 24073
    E-mail :
    Website : http://www.
    Administers the Port of Poros.

  • Taxi Office :
    On the Paralia near the Flying Dolphin landing.
    Telephone : 22980 23003.

  • Tourist Office / Ferry Office (Hellenic Seaways) :
    Telephone : 22980 24767 / 24566.
    E-mail :
    Website : http://www.

Alexopoulos Businesses :

Other Poros Businesses :

  • Potis Hire :
    Telephone : 22980 24409 / 25873.
    E-mail : Not identified.
    Website : Not identified.
    Dimitri's three outlets (in Askeli, Kanali and Poros) renting out moped, motorbikes, bikes and quads. A good deal and bikes supplied with fuel. On a street just midway along Kanali seafront.

  • The Shop :
    Telephone : Not known.
    Up the stairs by the Hotel Manessi and the Ambrosia Cafe on the Paralia (seafront) to the Public library then left about 30 metres.
    Three ladies with a fine range in souvenirs, clothes and table-linen. Jenny bought her top there.

  • The Super Market :
    Down the lane on the south side of the Petrol Station for 30 metres. Telephone : 22980 22357.
    E-mail : None.
    Website : None.
    Family-run co-operative business with a good range of basic Greek food ingredients and some hardware. No English, but very understanding. We visited them four times.

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Useful Official Telephone Numbers :

  • Hospital, Poros :
    Telephone : 22980 22254 / 22662 / 22526.
    E-mail :
    Website : http://www.

  • Library (National Library of Poros)
    Up the stairs near the Manessi Hotel.
    Telephone : 22980 25936.
    E-mail :
    Website : http://www.
    Library services and other information.

  • Museum, Poros :
    On the Paralia (seafront) east of the Heroes' Square.
    Telephone : 22980 23276.
    E-mail :
    Website : http://www.
    A charge to enter this museum.

  • Police Station, Poros :
    Telephone : 22980 22256. Telephone for Tourist Police : 22980 22462.
    Poros Police Station. Tourist Police desk deals with foreigners on holiday.

  • Post Office, Poros :
    Telephone : 22980 2275.
    Usual Post Office services.

  • Public Medical Centre (Clinic), Galatas :
    Telephone : 22980 22222. Children's (Paediatric) Clinic : 22980 22600.
    Doctors. There are also three pharmacies, one of which we made use of.

  • Town Hall / Municipal Offices of Poros :
    Beside the Heroes' Square on the east side.
    Telephone : Municipal Offices : 22980 22250 / 22220. Fax : 22980-25353.
    E-mail : dimporu1@otenet.gr.
    Website : http://www.poros.com.gr.
    Poros municipality offices. The municipality website is comprehensive, with English and Greek language sections

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Banks :

  • National Bank of Greece :
    Telephone : 22980 22236 / 22652 / 22822. E-mail :
    Website : http://www.
    On the Paralia (seafront) between the mermaid and the taxi kiosk. Has a good Cirrus terminal inside the door - usable even during the afternoons.

  • Agricultural Credit Bank
    Telephone : 22980 22237 / 22023.
    E-mail :
    Website : http://www.
    More details needed.

  • Alpha Bank
    Telephone : 22980 25920-4.
    E-mail :
    Website : http://www.
    More details needed.

  • Commercial Bank
    Telephone : 22980 26150-3.
    E-mail :
    Website : http://www.
    More details needed.

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