Let the Greek warm winds caress your hair and cruise in this unique archipelago of islands filled with endless, astonishing pleasures. In the Dodecanese islands, discover treasured antiques left behind by a culture steeped with mytholgy and legend. In the Cyclades, dive into the crystal clear waters of a secluded bay and swin to one of the many white powder-soft beaches. Admire the blue and white landscape of Mikonos. In the lonian Island simply relax and take pleasure from
the mysterious wonders of Greece!
10 DAYS ITINERARY IN THE CYCLADES
In the center of the Aegean are the Cyclades, a group of Islands forming a rough circle round Delos. They are famous throughout the world for their architecture and, more recently, for their nightlife. The Cyclades are the sailing folks’ paradise, sunny, warm while sufficiently windy. Sparkling clear waters, beautiful white villages and blue church domes looming over the sea.
Day 1 :
After a few days spent to explore ATHENS, join your private yacht and cruise towards the Cyclades and the mountainous Island of Kea. Anchor overnight in the port of Korissia on the western side of the island,reputedly the safest natural harbour in the world
Athens-Kea 40 nm
Day 2 :
Cruise past Kithnos and Serifos to the sophisticated island of Sifnos. Her main port is Kamares from which the road leads to the capital Apollonia dedicated to the god Apollo. Places of interest are the old capital Kastro as well as the village Artemonas surrounded by hills full of windmills. You can also spend the day relaxing around the beach of havens of Vathi and Platys Gialos before stepping ashore for some lively nightlife at the cosmopolitan port Kamares.
Kea-Sifnos 40 nm
DAY 3 :
Leave the port of Kamares and cruise towards Santorini. On the way anchor off Folegandros known as the Island of Peace for her relaxing atmosphere and enjoy a good lunch on board.
Sifnos- Santorini 50 nm
DAY 4 :
Discover Santorini known as Thira, this volcanic island is truly unique for her secluded beaches, her famous sunset… From Skala the main harbour seat comfortably on a
Donkey and climb up to Fira the capital. Experience this charming town with its old Frankish quarter and its magnificent view of the bay where you can see Kamenes, two tiny islands made of lava. Thirassia is also worth visiting, the second largest island left from previous eruptions. Apart from the grey sand and pebble beaches and the many archaeological sites, make sure you also visit Oia a fascinating town close to Fira.
DAY 5 :
Cruise into the main harbour of Ios to see the church of Agia Irini to the right and a lighthouse built on a rock to the left. By all means visit Yalos and incomparable golden sandy beach as well as Milopata, Koubara and many archeological sites like Plakoto, which the islanders proclaim to be the burial place of Homer.
Santorini-Ios 22 nm
DAY 6 :
Leave Ios for Paros famous for its sparkling blue waters, its dazzling sunlight and its marble. This island has become a permanent home for many artists. Visit the charming main port of Paros with the semi-ruined Venetian castle , its well kept-homes and its many impressive churches like the famous Katapoliani. You can also spend the day enjoying watersports as Paros is an ideal spot before anchoring in the Bay of Naoussa. A quiet fishing village during day time , the bay transforms in the evening with many restaurants and bars frequented by both visitors and locals.
Ios-Paros 30 nm
DAY 7 & DAY 8 :
Cruise from Paros to Mykonos this bare but splendid island where windmills spin in the strong winds and simple beautiful chapels seem to sprout all over. Mykonos has become a legendary holiday resort for movie stars, famous artists, intellectuals and anyone who is a member of the jet set. She has something for everyone with its plethora of hip bars and restaurants along the harbour, the old town is a maze of alleyways lined with picturesque tavernas. In spite of its many tourist attractions and its crazy night life, it also offers many isolated spots and incredible beaches where you can enjoy its beauty undisturbed.
Paros-Mykonos 26 nm
DAY 9 :
Cruise from the bustle of Mykonos to the quiet uninhabited island of Delos.Walk the sacred grounds – birthplace of Apollo and Artemis before moving on to the bustling harbour of Ermoupoli on the ancient island of Syros.
Mykonos-Delos-Syros 38 nm
DAY 10 :
Cruise either overnight or during the day to Athens for disembarkation
Syros-Athens 80 nm