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Festos Palace

Operated by Minoan Lines on the Heraklion Piraeus route

Sister ship to Knossos Palace, Festos Palace ferry can take up to 2500 passengers and 700 vehicles. There are many on board amenities such as a shopping centre, cinema, disco, self-service restaurant, 2 bars one outside and one inside, swimming pool, children’s play area, disco and more.

Please Note: Whilst we have taken great care in making our Festos Palace guide as accurate as possible, onboard facilities, services and entertainment may vary depending on the date and time of year that you travel, facilities mentioned may change without notification and ferry companies reserve the right to operate vessels other than those mentioned at time of booking without prior notification.

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Onboard Festos Palace

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Festos Palace Reviews

4.6
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100% of our customers recommended this ship

  • General:4.7
  • Staff:4.6
  • Catering:4.2
  • Punctuality:4.6
  • Cleanliness:4.9
  • "ATHENS TO Heraklion "

    Very relaxing crossing. Comfy cabin and well priced food and beer.

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    Reviewed by Murray who travelled with Minoan Lines on Festos Palace

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  • "Excellent trip"

    Professional, friendly, good food and service, clean well run ship

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    Reviewed by Roger who travelled with Minoan Lines on Festos Palace

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  • "Great trip"

    Night time passage. Cabin was excellent, restaurant served good food at a reasonable cost. All very clean and bright

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    Reviewed by David who travelled with Minoan Lines on Festos Palace

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  • "Good trip"

    Good trip from Milos to Crete. Tried to sleep but the ceiling on the 2nd floor was very noisy and shaking intermittently the entire trip. Very clean and facilities were very good.

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    Reviewed by Mustafa who travelled with Minoan Lines on Festos Palace

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  • "A great way to travel to Crete"

    This overnight journey from Athens to Crete was perfect. The ship had everything on it we needed and was modern and well maintained. The room was a good size and spotlessly clean (3 berth ensuite internal Cabin). Myself and my two children slept really well and awoke in Crete ready to start the second leg of our holiday. I would suggest allowing plenty of time to collect your tickets before you board as there were long queues and this was very stressful as I’d cut it tight on time.

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    Reviewed by Lisa who travelled with Minoan Lines on Festos Palace

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  • "Good journey"

    Journey was very comfortable, with good food, nice shops and very clean, comfortable cabin. Staff were very friendly, helpful and efficient too.

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    Reviewed by Jane who travelled with Minoan Lines on Festos Palace

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  • "Great Journey "

    Lovely cabin and staff were polite and helpful. It was an overnight crossing so didn't partake of the catering but the bed we had in the cabin was very comfortable. If you ever want to travel between Crete and Athens this is definitely a good option

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    Reviewed by David who travelled with Minoan Lines on Festos Palace

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  • "Minoan are Better "

    If you have a little bit more to spend, ... then definitely go with Minoan because they are much better than the others. Small things make a big difference when traveling. Definitely worth the few extra $.

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    Reviewed by Gerrard who travelled with Minoan Lines on Festos Palace

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  • "great holiday."

    Amazing staff and vessel, to quality food and accommodation.

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    Reviewed by Marcos who travelled with Minoan Lines on Festos Palace

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  • "Satisfied"

    We are very pleased with everything. Will definitely be travelling again next year!!

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    Reviewed by Coty who travelled with Minoan Lines on Festos Palace

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  • "Fantastic trip"

    Hello everybody! I am pleased to let everyone know that our vacation in Crete had a perfect start and a perfect end thanks to Minoan Lines. We crossed the Aegean sea back and forth smoothly, aboard a state of the art ship. Words cannot encompas the feeling aboard mighty Festos Palace. I strongly recommend anyone willing to go to Crete by means of water to use the services of Minoan Lines. Also many thanks to Direct Ferries for providing us the reservation. Happy vacations to everyone!

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    Reviewed by Victor who travelled with Minoan Lines on Festos Palace

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  • "Nice journey"

    Some of the on board facilities have been converted to shops, which is a shame. We didn't use the on board catering so cannot comment on it. Otherwise was a great journey. Nice clean cabin and effective shower.

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    Reviewed by Mark who travelled with Minoan Lines on Festos Palace

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  • "A very fine experience."

    I'm glad to have chosen Minoan Shipping Lines.

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    Reviewed by Sarchis Mahitar who travelled with Minoan Lines on Festos Palace

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  • "Ferry Ride"

    Excellent boat - couldn't even tell it was moving. Lots of room in the double berth size. Washroom ample. Well equipped boat - didn't try the food. Could stay on till 8am after docking. Would recommend. AAAA ++++

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    Reviewed by Gerald who travelled with Minoan Lines on Festos Palace

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