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Patras
Port of Entry
38°15.000'N, 021°44.000'E Chart icon.png
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View of Patras form the sea

Patras or Patra (Πάτρα) with 222,460 inhabitants is the third largest city in Greece.

It large commercial harbor is the departure point of many ferryboats connecting Greece with Italy.

Every year sometimes at the end of January or in February the famous Patras Carnival is being held.

Charts

BA
1676 Prokopos Patron and entrance to Korintiakós Kólpos
Imray-Tetra
G13 Gulfs of Patras and Corinth
NIMA
54287 PatraikosKolpos & Approaches
Greek
40 Patraikos Kolpos

Weather

See Patraikos Kolpos.

Passages

Islands

Communication

  • Coast Guard - VHF channel 12
  • Olympia Radio - VHF channel 85

Also see World Cruiser's Nets

Navigation

Add any navigation notes such approaches, dangers etc here. If this section does not apply remove it.

Entrance

Patras is a Greek port of entry/exit. Yachts entering Greece should contact the authorities in VHF channels 16 or 13.

Berthing

Yachts are encouraged to go to the marina.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Anchorages

Araxos.


Amenities

Facilities
Water At the Patras Marina
Electricity At the Patras Marina
Toilets At the Patras Marina
Showers At the Patras Marina
Laundry At the Patras Marina
Garbage Bins at the Patras Marina
Supplies
Fuel Mini Tanker
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers There is a chandlery near the Marina
Services
Repairs At the Patras Marina
Internet In internet cafés and at the Patras Marina
Mobile connectivity Strong 4G signal
Vehicle rentals At the Patras Marina and in town

Provisioning

Many supermarkets and stores in town.

Eating out

Numerous restaurants in town.

Tourism

The famous Patra's Carnival

List places of interest, tours, etc.

Transportation

  • Ferries to Italy
  • Buses and trains to Athens

Friends

Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.

Forums

List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)

Links

References & Publications

See Greece.

Comments

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