Sailing Greece - Athens to Santorini

 
15 days,Athens to Santorini
GVAS

Try your hand at sailing (or just relax on the deck), wander through whitewashed towns and ancient villages, explore local food and wine

Departures

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A yacht adventure is the ideal way to experience what many consider the world's most beautiful islands: the Greek Islands. Sail for up to 15 days aboard our 15m (49 ft) yachts, with plenty of time for hiking, snorkelling and relaxing. Explore ancient archaeological sites and taverna-lined harbours, dine on fresh seafood and don't forget to try the ouzo!

What's Included

  • Fully licensed skipper. Snorkelling equipment. 14 nts aboard a yacht.
  • Basic items on the boat will be covered by a food kitty of about EUR100 per person. (Allow EUR280-490 for meals not included.)
  • 4 twin/double occupancy cabins, 3 shared bathrooms, 3 showers.
  • 15m (50 ft) sailing yacht.
  • Skipper/CEO throughout.
  • Small group experience; Max 8

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Places Visited

Reverse Itinerary

This trip also runs in reverse from Santorini to Athens. See Sailing Greece - Santorini to Athens

Day 1 Athens

Arrival day. Join your group at 5pm for a welcome meeting and safety briefing before beginning your sailing journey to Santorini. Enjoy a night cap with your crew mates on the boat or head out to explore Athens by night.

Day 2-6 Northern Cyclades

Our flexible itineraries give our experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you’re looking for, we follow the desires of the group and cater the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.

While in the Cyclades stroll through the markets of Syros, finding countless treasures and must-grab deals along the way. Visit the stone lion on Kea and make sure to stop in at a family-owned silver shop before watching the sunset. Kythnos offers a special treat of seeing the sunrise while soaking in local hot springs. A favorite among travellers is a stopover in Hydra. Take a local “taxi” (donkey ride) to see the sights of this charming island where there are no cars allowed. It’s not hard to see why Hydra has inspired painters and writers the world over. Gaze at the churches and temples of Aegina, immersing yourself in history. Wander through the local fish market to truly appreciate your meal at the tavern.

Day 7 Mykonos

Celebrate your arrival to Mykonos by visiting the local windmills and enjoying a cocktail on a veranda overlooking Little Venice. The beaches and nightlife add excitement to the picturesque island.

Day 8-13 Southern Cyclades

While in the Southern Cyclades stroll through the "most elegant square in Greece" in Syros. Head out on an optional all-day adventure with your fellow shipmates and skipper as you discover the best Naxos has to offer: the Temple of Dimitra, a microbrewery, views of Mt Zeus, and a meal at a local tavern. Uncover the beauty of the Venetian ruins in Paros before going cave exploring in Antiparos. While on Ios, relax on famous Magganari beach and don't forget to visit Homer's tomb. Walk and hike your way through the trails and paths of Sifnos before stopping at a local ceramic workshop. No trip is complete without time wandering around the breathtaking cliffside city of Hora, enjoy cocktails while the sun sets over the whitewashed buildings that scatter the landscape.

Day 14 Santorini

Enjoy the white-washed village scenes of this volcanic, paradise island.

Day 15 Santorini

Departure day, tour ends in the morning.