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Sailing Greece - Santorini to Athens
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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 (50 ft) yachts, with time for hiking, snorkelling, and relaxing. Explore ancient archaeological sites and taverna-lined harbours, dine on fresh seafood don't forget to try the Ouzo!

  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Average
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Tour code: 126809
  • Starts: Santorini, Greece
  • Finishes: Athens, Greece
You will Visit
  • Santorini Island
  • Athens

Itinerary

01

Day 1: Santorini Island

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

Additional Notes:
On the Greek Islands sailing trips, the G Adventures skipper will offer to make a food kitty for small items, such as ice, water, coffee, tea, milk, snacks, drinks, and so on. The average amount suggested for the kitty is around EUR50 per person, per week.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Santorini Island/Cyclades

While in the Southern Cyclades, stroll through the "most elegant square in Greece" on 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 wandering around the breathtaking cliffside city of Hora and enjoying cocktails while the sun sets over the whitewashed buildings that scatter the landscape.

Additional Notes:
Please note: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described above, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. On Day 1 of your tour you will be advised of any amendments.

Included Activities:
Folegandros Island Excursion
Sifnos Island Excursion
Ios Island Excursion
Antiparos Island Excursion
Paros Island Excursion
Naxos Island Excursion

Transport:
15m (50 ft) sailing yacht

03

Day 3: Cyclades

Possible island stops include: Folegandros, Sifnos, Ios, Antiparos, Paros, Naxos.

Included Activities:
Folegandros Island Excursion
Sifnos Island Excursion
Ios Island Excursion
Antiparos Island Excursion
Paros Island Excursion
Naxos Island Excursion

Transport:
15m (50 ft) sailing yacht

04

Day 7: Cyclades/Mykonos

Celebrate the arrival on 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.

Transport:
15m (50 ft) sailing yacht

05

Day 8: Mykonos

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

Additional Notes:
On the Greek Islands sailing trips, the G Adventures skipper will offer to make a food kitty for small items, such as ice, water, coffee, tea, milk, snacks, drinks, and so on. The average amount suggested for the kitty is around EUR50 per person, per week.

Included Activities:
Sailing Welcome Meeting

06

Day 9: Mykonos/Northern Cyclades

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.

Additional Notes:
Please note: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described above, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. On Day 1 of your tour you will be advised of any amendments.

Included Activities:
Kythnos Island Excursion
Kea Island Excursion
Aegina Island Excursion
Hydra Island Excursion
Syros Island Excursion

Transport:
15m (50 ft) sailing yacht

07

Day 10: Northern Cyclades

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.

Possible Island stops include: Kythnos, Kea, Aegina, Hydra, and Syros.

Included Activities:
Kythnos Island Excursion
Kea Island Excursion
Aegina Island Excursion
Hydra Island Excursion
Syros Island Excursion

08

Day 14: Northern Cyclades/Athens

Arrive in the capital of Greece. Opt to explore the city before an optional final group dinner and night on the town.

Transport:
15m (50 ft) sailing yacht

09

Day 15: Athens

Tour ends in the morning, if you would like to spend more time in Athens we recommend booking more time after the tour ends.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Sailing the Greek Islands
    • Fully licensed skipper
    • Snorkelling equipment
    Accommodation
    • 4 twin/double bed cabins, 3 bathrooms, 3 showers
    • No meals included
    Transport
    • 15m (52 ft) sailing yacht
    Group Leader
    • Skipper/CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Relax on white-sand beaches and swim in brilliant turquoise water
  • Test your hand at sailing or just relax on the deck
  • Wander through whitewashed villages
  • Taste traditional Greek food and wine
  • Hike to spectacular viewpoints