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$850.32 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Santorini, Mykonos, and Syros 5-Day Tour from Athens

Leave the city bustle of Athens behind, and set out to explore three of the most exciting islands in the Greek Cyclades archipelago – a cluster of small islands and rocky outcrops adrift in the Aegean Sea. Before you arrive, you will receive the different sailing times and your hotel details throughout your 5-day independent tour. All activities, lunches and dinners on the islands are at your own expense as this is a fully independent experience.Start with an overnight stay in Syros, the capital of the Cyclades Islands, and get your first taste for Greek island life in a place that’s totally off the tourist trail; it’s an island that’s popular with Greeks rather than the traveling masses. Contrast the ambiance with an overnight stay in the party island of Mykonos -- known for its vibrant nightlife and cosmopolitan restaurants -- and then spend your last two nights in chic Santorini, where romance is a natural resource. Discover a quintessentially Greek landscape of whitewashed houses and bright blue domes, stacked into the cliffs overlooking Santorini’s dramatic caldera (volcanic bay); prepare to be wooed.

$1200 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

7-Day Greek Islands Sailing Tour

If you decide to join, please review below for a glimpse of what you'll enjoy:Day 1 Meet at Skipper's cafe in the Alimos Marina - meeting time is from noon-3pm. You will meet your skipper and fellow passengers. Being on a sailboat is a unique experience. During the next days you will learn how to work as a team, share the boat and make wonderful new friendships. After check in, get settled into your cabin and introduced to the boat, its safety procedures, drills and emergency equipment (we want to make sure you feel safe on board). Then you'll set sail for the first Saronic destination, the island of Aegina, to watch the sunset and dine in one of the traditional tavernas by the marina. Enjoy your first night on board! Day 2 Depart after breakfast, and moor at one of the beautiful beaches nearby to enjoy the water and sun, or enjoy a trip to the beautiful temple of Aphaia. Then continue on to the next hop - Poros. Due to its proximity to Athens, this island is frequented by many locals and has a vibrant night life - you may want to go dancing in one of the night clubs or just chill with a drink in one of the stylish bars. Day 3 Now that you are used to being on the water, time to sail on to the Cyclades - the island of Kythnos. You'll anchor in a remote bay and enjoy one of the natural wonders of this island - a hot spring bath right on the beach! Day 4 Mykonos! The party capital of Europe, with a maze of narrow streets lined with fantastic restaurants and bars - feel like a celebrity and get immersed in the jet setters world! You'll want to come back here for sure! Day 5 Say hello to Syros, the capital of the Cyclades. Visit the city of Ermoupoli, which boasts neoclassical architecture, great shopping and lots of night life. Optional activity: rent a car and explore the many beautiful beaches around the island. Day 6 Relax and enjoy as you are make your way back to Athens. Spend the night at bay in Sounio, where you can visit the temple of Poseidon, and have your last dinner on board. Day 7 In the morning, head back to Athens (ETA ~11am). This is just a sample itinerary, different routes may be taken depending on the winds. Each island has a unique personality, so you won't be disappointed! Please let us know which islands you really want to see and we'll make every effort to get you there! Passengers will need to budget for daily meals at restaurants or on board, according to individual preferences (approx $30/day). Rental cars or ATVs are available on some of the bigger islands for optional tours (rental fees extra).

$1070.13 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Cyclades 5 days & 4 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. Kythnos welcomes you, modest and hospitable, incredibly beautiful and quiet. Day 3: Departure from Kythnos Merichas to Syros Foinikas (25 nautical miles) Early departure to Syros. Arrival to Syros Foinikas and free time.In Syros, you will feel at home, like all those who, looking for the quality of life from another era, chose the capital of Cyclades as their main residence. Come in its daily rhythms to feel this mix of classic and traditional, sweet like delight. Very soon, you will leave in search of your next residence. Day 4: Departure from Syros Foinikas to Kythnos Loutra (21miles) Early departure to Kythnos Loutra Island. Arrival at Kythnos Loutra and free time.This time you will discover the northeastern region of the island which is very famous for its hot springs, frequented by King Othon and Queen Amelie in the nineteenth century. Nowadays, there is a hydrotherapy center in full swing with all the necessary facilities.Groundwater, rich in mineral salts, sulfur and iron, invites hot baths relaxing and have therapeutic properties against many ailments. Enjoy every second you spend there! Day 5: Departure from Athene Departure from Kythnos Loutra Island to Lavrio (26 nautical miles) Total: 106 nautical miles (approximately)

$1330.43 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Cyclades 8 days & 7 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,  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.  Day 2: Departure from Kea to Kythnos Loutra (20 nautical miles) Early departure to Kythnos Loutra Island. Arrival at Kythnos Loutra and free time. You will discover the northeastern region of the island which is very famous for its thermal springs, enjoy every second that you there spend! Day 3: Departure from Kythnos Loutra to Syros Foinikas (25 nautical miles) Early departure to Syros. Arrival to Syros Foinikas and free time. In Syros, you will feel at home, like all those who, looking for the quality of life from another era, chose the capital of Cyclades as their main residence.  Day 4: Departure from Syros Foinikas to Serifos Livadi (24 nautical miles) Early departure to Serifos. Arrival at Serifos Livadi and free time. Relative to other famous islands of the Cyclades, Serifos is the ideal destination for those seek something different than the sumptuousness of the popular Aegean islands. The port Livadi, will remind you of times of old, of an innocent time. You go and fall in love again on its beaches with turquoise waters.  Day 5: Serifos Free time at leisure in Serifos. Day 6: Departure from Serifos Livadi to Kythnos Merichas (21miles) Early departure to Kythnos Island. Arrival at Kythnos Merichas and free time. Day 7: Departure from Kythnos Merichas to Cape Sounion (22miles) Early departure to Cape Sounion. Arrival at Cape Sounion  where you can admire the temple of Poseidon - among the most important shrines of the ancient world and major attractions of Athens.  Day 8: Departure from Athene Departure from Cape Sounion to Lavrio (7miles). Total: 134 nautical miles  (approximately).

$1376.71 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!