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ATHENS / SARONIC ISLANDS

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Sailing Athens & Saronic Islands

Athens Sailing Charter and Bareboat Charter.

Athens & Saronic Islands Island Hopping

Athens and the Saronic Islands are an ideal combination for sailing and a beautiful boat trip. Beautiful anchorages, cultural attractions, crystal clear waters. All just a few hours away from the marinas of the capital city. Near to Port of Piraeus and International Airport.

The cruise or sailing experience in the Saronic Gulf is widespread in recent years, both to Greek and foreign sailors and of course to all sea lovers. A boat sailing trip near Athens is preferred in many cases by those who want to avoid the strong winds of the Aegean Sea. The location of the Saronic Gulf is a great alternative that provides safe anchorages protected by strong wind and sea currents.

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Athens Sailing Itinerary

A cruise to the Saronic Islands is for many people the perfect getaway and the opportunity to take a break from the city. The first step is to book a boat for the Saronic Gulf and find out the beauty of its small islands. Explore unique destinations close to Athens that offer choices covering every need. Start your sailing trip from the Alimos marina and travel to Agistri and Aegina. Enjoy the sea in Moni Island or pass through Poros and Spetses. Fasten your anchor to Epidavros and enjoy the scenic bays of the eastern coast of the Peloponnese.

Saronic Islands Sailing Holidays

Sail the beautiful Saronic Islands and Peloponese region of Greece on a luxury crewed sailing yacht. This idyllic area is known for its calm winds and protected beaches. So it is the perfect destination for you to charter a sailing yacht and bask in the wonderful Mediterranean sunshine while the water drifts gently by. The wind in the Saronic Islands is a little stronger than the Ionian, making it the perfect step up for some exhilarating sailing. The historic nature of the area means there are always things to explore on shore.

The main inhabited islands of this group are Salamis, Aegina, Agistri, Poros and Hydra.

  • Salamis: is the largest Greek island in the Saronic Gulf, about 1 nautical mile (2 km) off-coast from Piraeus and about 16 kilometres (10 miles) west of central Athens.
  • Aegina: one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 27 kilometres (17 miles) from Athens
  • Agistri: a small island and municipality in the Saronic Gulf in the Islands regional unit, Greece.
  • Poros: a small Greek island-pair in the southern part of the Saronic Gulf, about 58 km (36 mi) (31 nautical miles) south from Piraeus.
  • Hydra: is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Myrtoan Sea and the Argolic Gulf.
  • The Saronic Gulf is well-known for:

    its bright nature sceneries, beautiful bays, proximity and last but not least the minor level of difficulty in sailing demands.

  • Saronic Gulf Main Islnads

    Aegina, Spetses, Agkistri, Hydra, Poros, Moni Island

  • Coasts

    Athens, Alimos, Peleponnese, Epidavros

Trip Location

Saronic Islands

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