MINOAN LINES was founded in 1972 in Heraklion, Crete and currently is one of the largest shipping companies in Europe.
During those decades, they created a fleet of both conventional and highspeed vessels , by aiming on their passenger’s safety and comfort on trips within Greece and abroad.
On the company's ferry boats, passengers may enjoy Wi-Fi services, spa, fitness center, conference center etc. and above all, the service provided from their highly trained personnel.
MINOAN LINES has been a member of the large GRIMALDI GROUP family since 2008.
The Company manages eight ultra-modern ferries which operate the routes PIRAEUS - HERAKLION - PIRAEUS, PIRAEUS - CHANIA - PIRAEUS, ANKONA - CORFU - IGOUMENITSA and ANCONA - PATRAS.
They also expanded their activities on the routes Piraeus and Heraklion to Cyclades (Piraeus - Athens, Syros, Tinos, Mykonos, Paros, Naxos, Santorini, Heraklion - Crete and v.v.), with the high speed catamaran vessel "Santorini Palace" and on the Piraeus - Crete line, sailing to Heraklion and Chania (Souda Port) with the modernized cruise ferries "Knossos Palace", "Festos Palace" and "Kydon Palace". Furthermore, during summer period, the cruise ferry “Kydon Palace” operates on the Piraeus - Milos - Chania line.
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Minoan Lines Routes
Camping All Inclusive - International Routes
Do you always take your camper - caravan with you? No problem, because with the "Camping All Inclusive" service, exclusively for the Adriatic Routes (Italy - Greece), you can enjoy :
- - garage space for your camper or caravan
- - power supply
- - accommodation in internal cabin
- - 30% discount on all meals and drinks served at the “à la carte” and self-service restaurants during the voyage
All at the same price of a Deck and a camper or caravan reservation!
- Useful Information :
- - "Camping All Inclusive" service is valid all year round for “officially registered” Campers / Caravans.
- - Campers / Caravans must be fully equipped with private facilities (sleeping area, kitchen and WC facilities).
- - Conventional cars, minibuses or boats cannot benefit from the “Camping All Inclusive” service.
- - For safety reasons, it is forbidden to use propane or any other gas on board.
- - The offer applies for: EUROPA PALACE.
Minoan Lines Discounts & Offers
Discount for Children up to 4 years - Domestic and International Routes
- - Children up to 4 years old travel free in the economic class.
- - A 50% discount on children’s tickets up to 4 years for a bed (in all classes).
- - Children...
Discount for Children 4-16 years - Domestic and International Routes
- - The offer applies for children 4-16 years old.
- - The offer applies for all classes on international routes.
- - Children traveling in a cabin must necessarily be...
Return trip - Domestic and International Routes
- - The discount is provided for the return tickets from / to Greece.
- - A requirement for the discount is the simultaneous issuance of the tickets for both routes...
For combined International - Domestic Routes
We offer all passengers traveling on international routes (to and from Italy) and continue their journey on domestic routes of Minoan Lines, 30% discount on the ticket for the domestic...