The word Poros means “passage”. According to the ancient traveler and geographer Pausanias, Poros consisted of two islands: the small island of Sferia named after Sferos, the charioteer of Pelops and the island of kalavria the named of which symbolizes the gentle breeze blowing in the summer.
Poros captivates the visitor at first time. The traditional insular town bult amphitheatrically on a hill, is full of life and combines rest and tranquillity, sports and nightlife.
Holidays at Poros delight even the most demanding visitors, as the island offers many sights to see, walks in the picturesque alleys with the whitewashed houses, crystal blue waters, strolls along the verdant paths, delicious pleasures in beautiful tavernas and warm hospitality. The beauty of the island impressed some of the top authors and poets who praised it.