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Halki Island (aka Chalki) is the smallest of Greece's Dodecanese Islands (southern Aegean Sea), located approx 6 km (4 mi) west of Rhodes Island. Chalki has a total land area approx 27 km2 (11 mi2), coastline length approx 34 km (21 mi), highest elevation 593 m (1950 ft) and population under 500 (permanent) all of whom live in Chorio Emborio (island's only settlement / port village).
Regularly scheduled ferries connect Chalki with Rhodes. The route is operated by ANEK Lines (3 weekly crossings, travel time ~2 hours) and Dodekanisos Seaways (2 weekly crossings, travel time ~1 hour).
As cruise port, Chalki Island was first included in the Mediterranean 2021 schedule of the 5-mast sailing cruise ship Royal Clipper (2000-built). The next table shows the 7-day itinerary (roundtrip from Athens) priced from ~USD 5600 pp.
|Date / Time||Port|
|20 Jul||Departing from Piraeus-Athens, Greece|
|22 Jul||Kastellorizo island, Greece|
|23 Jul||Fethiye, Turkey|
|24 Jul||Symi Island, Greece|
|25 Jul||Halki Island, Greece|
|26 Jul||Milos Island, Adamas, Greece|
|27 Jul||Arriving in Piraeus-Athens, Greece|
Halki Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships and ferries to Halki Island dock at Chorio Emborio (aka Nimborio) - on the island's eastern coast. The ferry port is in a horseshoe-shaped harbour waterway (bay).
Port Halki Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Halki Island, Greece. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|25 July, 2021|
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