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Sail around the Saronic and Argolic Gulf

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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: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 600 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 700 Euro (EUR)

Poros lies very eiose or the Peloponnese separated from it by a narrow channel. The island is extensively wooded with pine trees reaching to the shore. In ancient times Poseidon was the patron and a few remains of a temple to Poseidon can be found on a picturesque side on the east coast. Poros town, built on rocky slopes, is attractive and the approach by sea one of the most beautiful in Greece.

Hydra is mountainous, arid and devoid of vegetation. In 1821 it was the first island to pledge its sizable 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 harbour. The total lack of vehicles adds to the atmosphere.

Spetses is mostly covered by pine trees. The attractive town is popular with tourists and Athenians alike. The old harbour 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.

Tolon was a small fishing village that has developed into a tourist resort on the strength of its sandy beach.

Nafplion is a large town of mostly 18th and 19th century buildings, is a gem. The stone houses seem to be engulfed in vegetation and the narrow cobbled streets wind in and out of modest mansions many of them built in golden sandstone that seem to absorb color from the sun. Shops and taverns are tucked away in streets everywhere. The Venetian citadel, Palamidi is the most finely preserved piece of Venetian military architecture in existence. The interesting exhibits of the local museum include a suit of Mycenaean armor, a reminder that this whole area was the heartland of the Mycenaeans.

Your Itinerary:

Day 1 - Athens - Poros (31 miles);

Day 2 - Poros - Hydra (14 miles);

Day 3 - Hydra - Spetses (17 miles);

Day 4 - Spetses - Nafplion (27 miles);

Day 5 - Nafplion - Porto Heli (26 miles);

Day 6 - Porto Heli - Hermioni (15 miles);

Day 7 - Hermioni - Moni- Aegina (25 miles);

Day 8 - Aegina - Athens (18 miles).

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 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.

Supplier Information
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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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