The citizens of Salamina
welcome you to our Island.
Browse through the pages of our
site and enjoy the beauty and the culture we have proudly
preserved throughout the centuries.
Salamis Island is the largest island in the Saronic golf and only 1
nautical mile from Piraeus, transport to and from the island is the
most consistent in Greece as Ferry boats link Salamis with the
mainland every 15 minutes, also smaller cruisers board from Piraeus
main port and arrive in Paloukia port Salamis in 40 minutes. Making
Paloukia Port the second in consistency in Greece after
Piraeus Main Port .
Salamis Island is the birth place of mythical heroes like
Aias or Ajax once the king of Salamis Island ,
the great poet and play writer.
Also at Salamis bay the greatest
navel battle in history took place determining the future
of Europe at the time, The Great Battle
of Salamis .
Today Salamis Island has a thriving economy expanding slowly but
steadily towards the future, our fishing boat fleet is the largest
in Greece and employs a large number of workers along with our ferry
boat fleet that is numbered 30 vessels and most are new generation
vessels also employing a large number of the work force .
Heavy industry also exists on our island as we have 5 ship yards for
the larger vessels and 3 smaller ones for yachts and cruisers not
forgetting our own salaminian shipbuilders that specialize in
traditional wooden fishing boats (Trata) as we call them , and are
renowned throughout Greece.
The quality of public services is at
high standards on our island and the citizens enjoy the protection
and the willingness to serve from the municipal staff . That in
short is Salamis Island browse through the links for more
information and we thank you for visiting our site, feel free to
us for any questions you have, we would be pleased to answer.