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$867.50 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Cyclades 4 days & 3 nights with captain

Not far from Athens you can discover the most precious jewel of the Aegean Sea: the archipelago of the Cyclades. . Incomparable brightness, translucent waters, lustrous white buildings, bare rock, dream beaches make the magic of these islands, each of which has a different character.  Come discover these wonders at the rhythm of varied stopovers (small fishing ports, typical taverns, coves with crystal clear water ...), everything enjoying the charm of life on board, without constraints or schedules rigid. The trips from one island to another are early in the morning or evening so that you can then fully and freely enjoy  your day... Day 1: Arrival at Athens   Arrival at Athene, at the port of Lavrio. Departure to Kea Vourkari (15 nautical miles). Arrival at Kea.  Free time to discover at full freedom Kea, also called Tzia which is an hour from the port of Lavrio. Cosmopolitan, friendly, accessible, it is an island where regulars come every weekend from spring to enjoy fresh fish at the marinas and enjoy the air of the Aegean Sea. Discover its beaches, its ancient churches, its water mills, its towers, and its windmills.  Day 2: Departure from Kea to Kythnos Merichas (20 nautical miles)Early departure to Kythnos Island. Arrival in Kythnos and free time. When you discover Kythnos, you will understand why its name is derived from the ancient Greek "keftho", which means "hide": it is a true beauty, typically Aegean, which is "hidden" there - and yet at a short distance from port of Athens. Rich of a history that goes back to the Mist of the Mesolithic, Kythnos welcomes you, modest and hospitable, incredibly beautiful and quiet. Day 3: Departure from Kythnos Merichas to Cape Sounion (22 nautical miles),Early departure to Cape Sounion. Arrival at Cape Sounio and free time. A few steps away from downtown Athene, the entire south side of Attica has beautiful beaches of fine sand, rocky coves, lush nature, which associated with the ideal climate. This is a true paradise: Cape Sounion,  where you can admire the temple of Poseidon - among the most important shrines of the ancient world and major attractions of Athens. Finally, when night falls, you can enjoy the nightlife of Athens, concentrated,apart from its center, also in this side: to Alimos, Glyfada, Vouliagmeni and Varkiza, to wonderful beach bars that fill up with people, sipping a drink, dancing until dawn and create his summer memories.  Day 4: Departure from AthensDeparture from Cape Sounio temple of Poseidon to the port of Lavrio (7 nautical miles) Total: 64 nautical miles (approximately).

$46 Classes & Workshops

Pottery class

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productLike all the Cycladic residents, inhabitants of Kythnos are familiar with the use of clay since ancient years. Clay has been widely used from the construction of cooking vessels to beehives. The art of pottery was significantly developed in Kythnos in comparison with other Cycladic islands, due to clay’s sufficiency in Kythnos land. As a matter of fact, Kythnos is the only place in Cyclades where visitors will see the signature hand-made clay roof tiles, as a proof of the special connection among the residents with craftsmanship!Pottery lessons take place in the heart of Chora village, delivered by the oldest potter of the sland! Step by step you will be guided through its secrets, as well as, at the end of the day you will depart with your own handmade souvenir creation!Duration: 30 minutesLocation: Kythnos

$1368.40 Outdoor Activities

Cyclades islans Sailing adventure (8days)

Welcome aboard! Embark our boat and set sails to your first destination, Kythnos Island, one of most authentic islands of the Cyclades. Enjoy an evening revitalizing swim at the hot springs and taste the local cuisine in one of the seaside restaurants. Next morning, after breakfast on board, head on a hike to the northernmost tip of the island and visit the Castle of Oria, the island's medieval capital, overlooking the Aegean Sea. In the afternoon, sail to Syros island, the Duchess of the Aegean. Entering the port, you cannot help but admire the beautiful, aristocratic town of Ermoupoli, the capital of the Cyclades islands.Next day sail to the worldwide renowned island of Mykonos, Greece's most cosmopolitan island. Set out on an exploration to discover a fascinating destination where glamour meets the Cycladic simplicity! Optional activities today include a guided tour of Delos island, a UNESCO protected site and one of the most significant archaeological sites in Greece, a guided walking tour of Mykonos town or a cooking class at a traditional Myconian house! On day 4, your swimming stop will be right opposite Delos, at the uninhabited island of Rinia, a secluded paradise with tyrquoise crystal clear waters. Then set sails for Paros island and in particular the quaint fishing town of Naousa. Walk through its narrow alleys, visit the old port and the Venetian fortress or enjoy an optional activity, such as horse riding, wine tasting, hiking or  sea kayak! In the morning of day 5, set sails to the unspoiled, charming island of Serifos, having stop for a swim en route. Once you reach the port, walk uphill all the way to Chora, the main town of the island. It is a steep, yet short walk up and the views, especially from the Venetian fortress will captivate your senses! Stroll through the narrow streets and get lost in Chora! Next morning sail back to Kythnos island, but at the main port, Merichas, this time. Upon arrival, you can take a hiking tour through the island’s ancient history! Visit Vryokastro, the island’s ancient capital and then the probably most stunning beach of the island, Kolona! Day 7: set on a sailing trip back to Athens, having a stop on the way for swimming, probably near Cape Sounio, gazing at the spectacular Temple of Poseidon. Next morning, by 9:30am – 10:00am, is the check out, after a fantastic week-long sailing holiday!