Galatas is a very beautiful and picturesque little town, next to Poros, which combines the relaxation and the cosmopolitan mood of Poros.
To the beach of Galatas there are taverns, ouzeri, snack-bars, chop house, pizzeria, cafeterias and bars . Near Galatas you can find supermarket, mini-market, bakery, meat shops and fishing shops.There is a school for ski, for novices and advanced students, near the Galatas beach.
Also in Galatas you will find to rent car or bicycle or automobiles to explore the island of Poros and the area of Galatas.
The ancient Trizina is known as the homeland of Thiseas and it is one of the most interesting places in Poros. All the archeological finds from ancient Trizina are located in the archeological Museum.
Continuing your way, a distance of about 3 kilometer from Trizina there is a place called "Vasiliki Tafi" (The Royal cemetery). This area has great interest because of the archaeological finds of the Mycenaean period.
Walking towards northwestern we reach "Diavologefiro" which is an abrupt area in Poros but famous for its wild beauty.
The visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful natural environment. The area is full of blooming flowers and trees. Here the river flows furiously through a deep canyon.
Another worth visiting area is the "Lemon Forest". Lemon trees grow wild in Mediterranean climates and can be easily recognized by their tangy smell of fresh. It is ideal for romantic nice long walks as the sound of the running water is wonderfully soothing.
Opposite "Aliki" and more specifically at the eastern of the port there is a small island called Bourtzi with a small castle built in 1827 in order to protect the port. The visitors will have the opportunity to see the castle's thick, tall walls that still exist.