Ferry between the Çeşme district of western Turkey’s Izmir province and Greece’s coastal town of Lavrion!
Ferry services between the Çeşme district of western Turkey’s Izmir province and Greece Athens will commence as of June 2. Connecting the Turkish and Greek mainlands for the first time, officials from the company that will arrange the services said Wednesday. With the launch of daily ferry services, authorities aim to reduce the traffic density along border gates. And also helping the development of economic relations between countries.
The Çeşme-Lavrion initially chosen as it is the closest distance between the Turkish and Greek mainland with the trip taking seven hours.
There are currently various regular ferry and hydrofoil services between Greek islands in the Dodecanese, the North Aegean and the coasts of Turkey. With the popular resort town of Bodrum being the hotspot for destinations to several Greek islands. The most popular – Rhodes, Kalymnos, Leros, Patmos and Kos.
There is also a daily ferry service between Çeşme and Chios (Sakız Adası). And daily one-and-a-half-hour services from Ayvalık in western Balıkesir province to Lesbos Island (Midilli).
According to Daily Sabah