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Festos Palace

The Festos Palace is the wonderful flagship of the Minoan Lines fleet offering a high level travel experience. The interior, completely renovated, is bright, warm and welcoming and makes the crossing pleasant and relaxing. This splendid cruise ferry offers all the most important services on board including an elegant a-la-carte restaurant, self-service, shops, swimming pool and much more. On this page you will find the technical features, on-board services and photographs of the interior of the Festos Palace ship.

Data sheet

Year of construction 2001
Length 214 meters
Width 26 meters
Gross tonnage 37.482 tons
Service speed 29 knots
Passengers 1.912
Cabins 192
Seats 108


Inside / outside cabins: spacious cabins with or without portholes, two lower and two upper beds accessible with a ladder. The cabins have a bathroom with shower, telephone and electrical plugs.

Deluxe cabins: very spacious cabins with portholes that can comfortably accommodate 2 people. They are equipped with a double bed, a sitting area, TV, mini fridge, bathroom with shower and hairdryer, desk with mirror, electric plugs.

Pet cabins: inside and outside cabins reserved for passengers with animals (maximum 2 animals per cabin). They have the same equipment as the standard cabins as well as a sanitizing mat and specific linen.

Disabled cabins: cabins with more space to accommodate passengers with reduced mobility.

Standard seats: partially reclining seats, located in one or more rooms.

Restaurants and bars

Festos Palace has an elegant a-la-carte restaurant and a spacious and well-stocked self-service restaurant. Two indoor cafés and an outdoor pool bar offer passengers an excellent selection of drinks and snacks.

Pets on board

Animals are welcome on board Grimaldi Minoan Lines ships. Dogs and other four-legged friends can be accommodated in the dedicated outdoor area, or in special PET cabins. Pets are not allowed in the standard cabins, in the common areas and in the armchairs, but they are allowed on the external decks, where they can walk together with their owners.

On board services

Swimming pool, boutique and mini market, bar and lounges, a-la-carte restaurant, self-service restaurant, fast food, slot machine room, children's play area, special cabins for the disabled, PET cabins, disco, wi-fi with satellite internet (extra), roaming service, cinema, kennel.

Photo Gallery Festos Palace