• Nisyros

Nisyros

Nisyros is a very attractive island with an active volcano in which you can visit the craters! The nearby island of Yali -N of Nisyros- is a live quarry where all the pumice for domestic use and export comes from. Nikia and Emborio are the two very pretty villages that have an amazing view to the caldera.

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Name of place: Nisyros

Capital: Mandraki

Basic tourist information
  • Nisyros is a very attractive island with an active volcano in which you can visit the craters!
  • The nearby island of Yali -N of Nisyros- is a live quarry where all the pumice for domestic use and export comes from.
  • The caldera of Nisyros is 4m wide.
  • Nikia and Emborio are the two very pretty villages that have an amazing view to the caldera.
  • At Nikia do not miss to visit the Volcanological museum
  • On August 15, there is a big celcebration for Virgin Mary.
  • Mandraki is not only very attractive with its white houses but also offers the nightlife of the island.
  • Pahia Ammos is the famous black beach of the island, especially popular with campers.
  • At Emborio you will see the “hot cave”. Just explore for yourselves…


Main port
  • Main port name:
    • Mandraki (commercial harbour)
    • Pali (yachts harbour)
  • Mooring: Best aprroach from the N. Be careful at the underwater reef half mile SW of the island. Moor stern-to on the breakwater or at the quay (N or S)
  • Good shelter: Available services fuel by track, water and electricity at every berth. Tavernas and mini market ashore.


Useful Telephone Numbers
Port Authorities phone number  Health center Police Tourist police
+30 22420 31 222 +30 22420 31 217 +30 22420 31201 +30 22410 31 204