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H/S/F FESTOS PALACE was built in 2001 at Fincantieri shipyards in Italy and was one of the fastest, most luxurious and largest ships in her class.

This High Speed Ferry has, among other things, state-of-the-art stabilization fins, which minimize vibrations from sea waves, making your journey even more comfortable and pleasant. 

Today, H/S/F FESTOS PALACE operates the HERAKLION - PIRAEUS - HERAKLION route and its luxurious services promise to keep you company until you reach your destination.


  • Media
  • Restaurants
  • Entertainment
  • Shops
  • Free WiFi
  • Specs


Be our guest !

In our welcoming and pleasant areas of A la Carte & Self Service restaurants on board Minoan Lines vessels, you can make your choice through an extensive Mediterranean and international cuisine that will excite you!

Minoan Lines exceptional chefs offer outstanding quality dishes and a great variety of exquisite flavours and culinary delicacies. Healthy dishes are prepared with authentic Greek products of great taste.

Experience the exquisite cuisine of Minoan Lines. Have fun!

Bars Disco

The inviting and comforting atmosphere welcomes you in the lounges and Bars on board Minoan Lines vessels, helping you to unwind dreaming at the endless blue of the sea and sky and enjoy your coffee, drinks, dessert, ice cream or soft drinks along with your favourite television programme or a good travelbook.

If you want to spend a memorable night, our Disco (*) on board awaits you with modern rhythms to show off your dancing talent!

On board our Minoan Lines vessels you have many fun options. Whatever your style, you will definitely find a way to spend your hours pleasantly.

Keep your energy at full...!



On board our Minoan Lines’ stores you will find a large variety of superior quality products and lower prices to choose from!

Visit our stores and you can be assured that a trip with Minoan Lines’ vessels really pays back ... with ‘value for money’ purchases!

At the on board Minoan Lines stores you can choose from designer watches, perfumes, fashionable clothes, smoking bits and pieces, stylish accessories, gadgets, toys and fashionable jewellery.

You will also find:
- Souvenirs
- Footwear
- Books, music CDs ... and many more authentic and carefully selected products.


Enter the magical world of Internet from your Laptop, Tablet, Phone and modern technology lays in your hands. Wi-Fi Internet is available in all Minoan Lines’ Vessels. Minoan is always ahead from all new developments. Follow them.

Specs Festos Palace

Length 214 mt
Service speed 31,5 knots
Vehicles 700 CARS or 113 TRUCKS + 100 CARS
Gross Tonnage 24352,2
Ro-Ro capacity Trailers 1500 lane mtrs
  Private Cars 110
Passengers number 2.500 S/1634 W