Area: 34 sq. km
Telephone services: 22470
Municipality: 31235, 31666
at the north western extremity of the Dodecanese, between
lcaria and Leros. It has an area of 34 sq. km., a coastline of
63 km., and population of 2,500. It is 163 miles from Piraeus,
and the first stop for the ferries going to Rhodes.
be reached by ferry from Piraeus, the islands of the northern
and eastern Aegean, Kavala, the Cyclades, Rhodes, Kos and
other islands of the Dodecanese.
The Cave of
the Revelation: The Cave lies halfway between Skala and Chora
(4,5 km.). It takes the form of a 17th century monastery which
was built around the cave where St John lived for two years
(95-97 AD) and wrote the Apocalypse, dictating it to his
disciple Prochoros. Next to the Cave is the church of St Anne,
built by the Blessed Christodoulos.
vast Monastery of St John dominates it as a dark mass on the
top of the hill, surrounded by two and three-storey houses,
most of them are neo-Classical style.
>> Dodecanese Islands : Astypalea,
Halki, Kalymnos, Karpathos,
Leros, Lipsi, Nisyros, Patmos, Rhodes, Symi,
Welcome to Hellas
(Greece) and welcome to Hydra! it's probably impossible to fit all of
Hydra's fascinating beauty in this small
pamphlet. We have attempted, however, to give a short description of
the island that has enough to offer the visitor and guarantees a
The healthy dry climate,
the friendly people, the sparkling warm waters and the picturesque
harbor that at sundown transforms into a cosmopolitan city full of
sports, scuba diving, trips to the islander historical monasteries,
donkey rides in town, shopping In the stores along the harbor, good
food in the taverner and restaurants, and all night partying at the
bars and music clubs around
The high quality and
exquisite service characteristic of the hotels and other shops and
restaurants fit perfectly the strict standards of the highest class
visitors and the jet set from all over the world that come to Hydra
by Mistral Hotel
Have a wonderful time...