Hydra

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Hydra
Hydra

Hydra located in the Saronic Gulf is one of the most charming  islands of Greece. It  has retained its character from the 17th & 18th century because the entire island is a preserved national monument. Hydra is a popular destination for Greek as well as non-domestic tourism with its picturesque beauty and stunning locations, makes it a thriving venue for weddings. Throughout the high season Hydra hosts at least 5 weddings per week whether it is a Greek Orthodox Church wedding or a non-religious civil Registry Wedding. The best things to do in Hydra is to visit its museums. The Byzantine Museum, Historical Museum and the Post-Byzantine Museum. From the ruins of Episkopi, the mansions of the main town having been converted into hotels - to the numerous chapels, churches and monasteries, every building has a story to tell. The island of Hydra has inspired poets, writers and artists, produced great sea admirals and given Greece no less than 5 Prime Ministers since the Greek War of Independence of 1821.
The local products of Hydra include the almond sweets of amigdalota.
The main regions of the island are Hydra Town, Kaminia, Episkopi.

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How to get there

  Ferries - There is a regular ferry connection between Hydra and Athens. Ferries depart from Piraeus port daily, almost 5 times per day. The trip lasts approximately 2 hours and the route is carried out by a high-speed vessel. Hydra is also connected by ferry with Poros, Spetses and the eastern part of the coast of Peloponnese.
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Flights - There is no airport in Hydra. The closest from Athens International Airport . Upon arrival from airport you need to reach to Port Piraeus and to take the ferry to Hydra.
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