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Sailing Greece - Athens to Santorini
SAVE UP TO $200 on this tour

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 (52 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!

  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Average
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID/Link Tour Code: GVAS/126518
  • Starts: Athens, Greece
  • Finishes: Santorini Island, Greece
You will Visit
  • Athens
  • Santorini Island

Itinerary

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Day 1: Athens

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

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Day 2: Athens/Northern Cyclades

Set sail for the Cyclades. Possible island stops include: Syros, Kea, Kythnos, Mykonos, Hydra and Aegina. Flexible itineraries give your experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you're looking for. We follow the desires of the group and tailor 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.

Another favourite 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.

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Day 3: Northern Cyclades

Flexible itineraries give your experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you're looking for. We follow the desires of the group and tailor the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.
Possible Island stops include: Syros, Kea, Kythnos, Hydra, Aegina.

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Day 4: Northern Cyclades

Flexible itineraries give your experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you're looking for. We follow the desires of the group and tailor the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.
Possible Island stops include: Syros, Kea, Kythnos, Hydra, Aegina.

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Day 5: Northern Cyclades

Flexible itineraries give your experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you're looking for. We follow the desires of the group and tailor the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.
Possible Island stops include: Syros, Kea, Kythnos, Hydra, Aegina.

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Day 6: Northern Cyclades

Flexible itineraries give your experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you're looking for. We follow the desires of the group and tailor the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board.
Possible Island stops include: Syros, Kea, Kythnos, Hydra, Aegina.

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Day 7: Northern Cyclades/Mykonos

Celebrate upon 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.

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Day 8: Mykonos

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

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Day 9: Mykonos/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.
While in the Southern Cyclades stroll through the "most elegant square in Greece" in Syros. Head out on an optional all-day adventure to discover the best Naxos has to offer: the Temple of Dimitra, a microbrewery, views of Mt Zeus, and a fresh 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 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, enjoy cocktails while the sun sets over the whitewashed buildings that scatter the landscape.

On arriving in Santorini, enjoy the white-washed village scenes of this volcanic, paradise island. Be sure to catch a spectacular sunset in the evening.

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Day 10: Cyclades

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

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Day 11: Cyclades

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

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Day 12: Cyclades

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

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Day 13: Cyclades

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

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Day 14: Cyclades/Santorini Island

Arrive at Santorini Island.

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Day 15: Santorini Island

Depart after breakfast.
If you would like extra time in Santorini after your sailing journey is finished, we recommend booking extra time on the island.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • 14 nts aboard a 15m (52 ft) sailing yacht
    • 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:
  • Try your hand at sailing (or just relax on the deck)
  • Wander through whitewashed towns and ancient villages
  • Explore local food and wine