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Sail around Pelopennese

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 6 - 10 people
Destination(s): Greece  
Specialty Categories: Boating and Sailing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 950 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1350 Euro (EUR)

Hydra is mountainous, arid and devoid of vegetation. In 1821 it was the first island to pledge its sizeable fleet to the Greek cause. It has been said that but for the Hydriot fleet and sailors, the War of Independence against the Turks would not have been won. Hydra is a fashionable resort for the rich and famous. The town remains architecturally very much of the 18th and 19th centuries with large stately houses built around the natural amphitheatre above the harbor. The total lack of vehicles adds to the atmosphere.

Spetses is mostly coveted by pine trees. The attractive town is popular with tourists and Athenians alike. The old harbor and environs with many grand old houses is a wonderful place to wander around. The local yards build the Spetses caique which is considered to be among the best in Greece. John Fowles' novel "The Magus" is set on the island. In September a small caique rigged out as an old trader is set on fire to commemorate the revolt against the Turks. This is accompanied by a noisy fireworks display and much merriment.

Kypairissi is a large bay along the coast of the Eastern Peloponnese. The village itself is quite unspoilt and the bay surrounded by mountains, a spectacular spot.

Gerakas is a small hamlet surrounded by the hostile mountains, of the Parnon, hardly touched by outside influences. The entrance is almost invisible hidden between the high cliffs. On the summit of the entrance is an extensive ruined acropolis, probably of Mycenacan origin. In the hot afternoon sun, our of the cooling touch of the meltemi, the whole hamlet snoozes until the cool of evening when things come to life again.

Monemvasia island was called Minoa in ancient times suggesting a Cretan influence. The humpbacked island, likened to a little Gibraltar, is connected to the Peloponnese by a causeway. The old fortified village is of Byzantine origin although the Venerians rebuilt much of it. There are a number of interesting churches in the village, but to get to the best of them, Agia Sofia, you have to climb up the zig-zag path behind the village to the summit. The fortified path and tunnel into the fort with its iron gates still intact, is as impressive as the fortification at the top.

Your Itinerary:

Day 1 - Athens - Hydra (38 miles)

Day 2 - Hydra - Spetses (l7miles)

Day 3 - Spetses - Kyparissi - Gerakas (28 miles)

Day 4 - Gerakas - Monemvasia - Elafonisos (35 ml)

Day 5 - Elafonisos - Porto Kayio - Gerolimenas (44)

Day 6 - Gerolimenas - Methoni - Pylos (40 miles)

Day 7 - Pylos - Kiparissia - Katakolo (48 miles)

Day 8 - Katakolo Kilini (25 miles).

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10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

A. Skippered charters aboard Sailing Yachts & Catamarans
Skippered Charter package is ideal for custom sailing holidays for groups of friends or families at low cost.
This package consists of:
# A modern Sailing Yacht or Sailing Catamaran from 34 to 50 feet according to the guests’ number (up to 10 guests).
# Skipper. He will take care of the yacht’s handling, the cruise and your safety
# Hostess (optional), taking care of the yachts’ cleaning, light lunch and snacks preparation on board.
# Packages for groups of 2–10 persons.
# Pricing: according to the yacht’s size and the period. From 110-120 Euro per person per day! Packages include the use of the yacht, skipper’s and hostess’ (optional) fees, yachts’ insurance. Extra charges: fuel consumption, port fees, end cleaning, security deposit.

About This Supplier
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Location: Greece
Joined InfoHub: Apr 2006
Client Request Served: 25

M14282 was founded in 1999 and begun to act as a yacht charter agency in the East Med area. Ever since a large spectrum of services has been added to its capacities such as worldwide hotel reservations, worldwide air tickets, worldwide transfers and certainly worldwide yacht charters & yacht sales. Furthermore,...

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