Sailing around the Saronic gulf just south of Athens offers a perfect mix of great sailing weather, idyllic bays and harbours as well as the vast historic and cultural heritage these islands have to offer.
This is a great destinations if you are looking for good sailing experience , visit beautiful fishing villages, take breathtaking hikes, lounge in untouched bays or even rent a quadbike to explore islands.
The itinerary and stops can be entirely customised to your preference, but below are some of the most popular stops and activities to give you an idea.
Things to do
Start in Athens: Sailing around the Saronic Gulf and the Peloponnese archipelago is a great way to explore the greek islands whilst staying in proximity to Athens making it ideal for a 1 week cruise.
This area typically offers good sailing weather, great bays to drop anchors and small harbour villages to explore. Some highlight stops that we try and make sure our guests is Hydra, a picturesque fishing village nested inbetween mountains, which has in recent times become a well know retreat for greek jet-setters because of its natural charm and proximity to Athens. Spetse is another stop we recommend, its untouched scenery is best explored on quad bikes rented at the harbour.
Nearest Airport is Athens International about a 20 mins drive to most marinas in Athens
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