Marine: Sailing Greece - Athens to Santorini (GVAS)

Countries Visited: Greece
Trip Style: Marine - Small-ship adventures on the world's great seas and rivers The poles of the Earth, the wonders of the Galapagos, the mysteries of the Amazon, out-of-the-way Greek Islands and other great places are best (and sometimes only) accessed by boat. Marine trips get you there aboard small ships, exclusive yachts and catamarans.
Service Level: Standard
  • Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences
  • Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character
  • Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience
  • All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
    Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
    Group Size: Max 8
    Meals Included: No meals included
    Accommodations: 4 twin/double occupancy cabins, 3 shared bathrooms, 3 showers.

    Highlights
    Try your hand at sailing (or just relax on the deck), wander through whitewashed towns and ancient villages, explore local food and wine

    Description
    When you're exploring Greece's stunning islands onboard a comfortable yacht no matter where you want to step foot, there are no bad options. Walk around ancient archaeological sites or tavern-lined harbours, enter a local restaurant to sample a myriad of Greece's flavourful cuisine and wine, or stroll along the streets of whitewashed towns. After all that your feet might need a rest, so prop `em up on Mykonos' beautiful beaches or while relaxing on deck.
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    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    Offer
    Offer valid through 12/31/2017
    Duration
    15 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1AthensDay 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. Additional Notes: On our Greek sailing trips, the G Adventures Skipper/CEO will help you make a food kitty, where around EUR 50 per person, per week will be added to the kitty for small food items on board to cover breakfasts, lunches and the odd dinner. Breakfasts and lunches are prepared by yourself, and most dinners are taken ashore at local restaurants. Included Activities: Sailing Welcome Meeting
    Day 2Northern CycladesDay 2 Athens/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. 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. 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: Syros Island Excursion Hydra Island Excursion Aegina Island Excursion Kea Island Excursion Kythnos Island Excursion Transport: 16m (52 ft) Mediterranean Sailing Yacht
    Days 3-6Northern CycladesDays 3-6 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. Included Activities: Syros Island Excursion Kea Island Excursion Kythnos Island Excursion Hydra Island Excursion Aegina Island Excursion Transport: Travel through the Northern Cyclades 16m (52 ft) Mediterranean Sailing Yacht
    Day 7MykonosDay 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. Included Activities: Mykonos Island Excursion Transport: 16m (52 ft) Mediterranean Sailing Yacht
    Day 8MykonosDay 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. Additional Notes: On our Greek sailing trips, the G Adventures Skipper/CEO will help you make a food kitty, where around EUR 50 per person, per week will be added to the kitty for small food items on board to cover breakfasts, lunches and the odd dinner. Breakfasts and lunches are prepared by yourself, and most dinners are taken ashore at local restaurants. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Mykonos Island Excursion
    Day 9CycladesDay 9 Mykonos/Cyclades
    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 dont forget to visit Homers 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. 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: Naxos Island Excursion Paros Island Excursion Antiparos Island Excursion Ios Island Excursion Sifnos Island Excursion Folegandros Island Excursion Transport: 16m (52 ft) Mediterranean Sailing Yacht
    Days 10-13CycladesDays 10-13 Cyclades
    Possible island stops include: Naxos, Paros, Antiparos, Ios, Sifnos, Folegandros Included Activities: Naxos Island Excursion Paros Island Excursion Antiparos Island Excursion Ios Island Excursion Sifnos Island Excursion Folegandros Island Excursion Transport: 16m (52 ft) Mediterranean Sailing Yacht
    Day 14SantoriniDay 14 Cyclades/Santorini
    Arrive at Santorini Island. Transport: 16m (52 ft) Mediterranean Sailing Yacht
    Day 15SantoriniDay 15 Santorini
    If you would like extra time in Santorini after your sailing journey is finished, we recommend booking extra time on the island. Included Activities: Departure Day
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    DateDescriptionQuote
    April 29, 2018Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 8; Minimum Age: 16; 1 AdultQuote
    May 02, 2018Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 8; Minimum Age: 16; 1 AdultQuote
    May 27, 2018Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 7; Minimum Age: 16; 1 AdultQuote
    May 30, 2018Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 6; Minimum Age: 16; 1 AdultQuote
    June 24, 2018Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 5; Minimum Age: 16; 1 AdultQuote
    June 26, 2018Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 5; Minimum Age: 16; 1 AdultQuote
    July 22, 2018Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 2; Minimum Age: 16; 1 AdultQuote
    August 04, 2018Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 8; Minimum Age: 16; 1 AdultQuote
    August 19, 2018Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 8; Minimum Age: 16; 1 AdultQuote
    September 12, 2018Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 8; Minimum Age: 16; 1 AdultQuote
    September 16, 2018Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 8; Minimum Age: 16; 1 AdultQuote
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    Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

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