Its harbor is a hub of activity during the spring,summer and autumn for it's International visitors. On the connected larger island of Kalavria (in ancient times the "island of the gentle breezes") you will find many delightful family-owned tavernas, water sports and sailing "schools", sandy beaches as well as quiet romantic coves, ancient sites with natural springs reported to have restorative powers, and modern nightclubs with incredible views of the Aegean Sea.
Health clubs with sauna are available, as well as mountain bike and moped rentals for more or less active touring of the countryside. The accessibility of the mainland, just a 2 minute water-taxi away, offers visits to craftspeople working with olivewood and local clay, to nearby archeological sites like Mycenae, Tiryns, Epidavros with it's summer festival, and many other famous sites from antiquity.
King Otto loved Poros so much that he built a summer palace for Queen Amalia, with a view of the "sleeping Aphrodite" mountain range! Myths and legends of King Theseus will come alive with a visit to the fascinating Archeological Museum of Poros. Poros Island truly offers the resources for a variety vacation!