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Greece: Saronic Islands

General Itinerary: (Please note: this is a general itinerary of what you can expect. Your actual itinerary will be dictated by weather conditions at the time of charter along with your group’s preferences) Please only use the following itinerary as a guide for ideas to discuss with your crew.

Day 1: Athens to Poros

31 nautical miles

About three hours aboard a yacht that cruises at 10 knots

About five hours aboard a sailing yacht that cruises at 6 knots

Leave the bustling tourism locations in Athens in your wake as you cruise to Poros, where your charter yacht can dock just steps from town. Wander through the streets with the locals, listen to the Greek music at the open-air restaurants, and peek in the shops before returning to your yacht for dinner overlooking the nightlife scene.

Day 2: Poros to Hydra

13 nautical miles

A little more than one hour aboard a yacht that cruises at 10 knots

About two hours aboard a sailing yacht that cruises at 6 knots

Cruise into Hydra, one of the pret- tiest ports in Greece. No cars are allowed, so boats, mules, and feet are the primary sources of trans- portation. The quiet and solitude are mesmerizing, as are the color- ful homes that climb up the moun- tainsides surrounding the port.

Day 3: Hydra To Spetses

21 nautical miles

About two hours aboard a yacht that cruises at 10 knots

About three and a half hours aboard a sailing yacht that cruises at 6 knots

As with Hydra, cars are not allowed on Spetses, so your choices for exploration include horse-drawn carriages, walking, or mopeds. Narrow, stone-paved alleyways will en- chant you in every direction, as will homes that date to neoclassical times.

Day 4: Spetses to Astros

18 nautical

Less than two hours aboard a yacht that cruises at 10 knots

About three hours aboard a sailing yacht that cruises at 6 knots

A castle built on the remains of a Venetian fortress overlooks this port, which is so charming that it’s a favorite getaway spot for Athens residents. The bay is also a favorite among  boaters who want to relax at anchor and enjoy a swim off the aft deck.

Day 5: Astros to Leonidio

15 nautical miles

One and a half hours aboard a yacht that cruises at 10 knots

About two and a half hours aboard a sailing yacht that cruises at 6 knots

Leonidio projects a powerful ambience of wealth. The local homes include mansions, and historic architecture has been preserved as a local treasure. The cliff sides are absolutely majestic.

Day 6: Leonidio to Aegina

50 nautical miles

About five hours aboard a yacht that cruises at 10 knots

About eight hours aboard a sailing yacht that cruises at 6 knots

Enjoy scenic cruising as your charter yacht begins its course back towards Athens, first stopping at the island of Aegina. The Temple of Aphaia is here, dating back to 490 B.C. It is incredibly well preserved and almost always devoid of the crowds that wait in line to see similar temples on the mainland.

Day 7: Aegina to Athens

13 nautical miles

A little more than an hour aboard a yacht that cruises at 10 knots

About two hours aboard a sailing yacht that cruises at 6 knots

Spend most of your day at anchor in Aegina, enjoying the local beaches, warm waters, and summer sunshine. Swim and snorkel using your charter yacht’s gear, and then have a late, leisurely lunch in a place that feels far from civilization.

Day 8: Athens

0 nautical miles

Spend your final morning enjoying a shore tour in Athens before heading to the city’s international airport, or to your local hotel. If you prefer, sleep late aboard your charter yacht and enjoy an onboard pre-flight brunch.