Embark on a historical and cultural journey around the awe-inspiring islands of the Cyclades. Explore both geographical and historical wonders, from the ancient city of Delos to the volcanic island of Santorini which is the largest active caldera (sea-crater) in the world, 5 times larger than Krakatoa and said to be the site of the legendary lost city of Atlantis.
Your motor yacht is designed for informal cruising, with swim stops included at many locations. The half-board accommodation allows flexible time off the yacht to take advantage of superb local tavernas and restaurants.
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Jewels of the Cyclades Itinerary
Day 1 - UK - Athens (Greece)
Fly from the UK to Athens. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers. Sail for Poros where we will stop for three hours before setting sail to Kimolos. Overnight at sea.
Day 2 - Poliegos - Folegandros
Morning arrival in Poliegos or Kimolos, two very small islands known for their amazing beaches. Morning swim stop followed by a BBQ on deck. Afternoon sailing for Folegandros, one of the most amazing and less known islands in the Aegean Sea. Walk the amazing Upper City and perhaps dine at one of the traditional Greek tavernas.
Day 3 - Santorini
Morning arrival in Santorini (occasionally at anchor) to explore its unique capital Fira. Optional excursion to a typical winery with a breathtaking view, a tour of the villages and the small beautiful village of Oia, known for its breathtaking view over the caldera. Overnight in Santorini.
Day 4 - Antiparos - Paros
In the morning you will enjoy a swim stop in an enchanting bay of Antiparos island. Early noon arrival in Paros. Visit Parikia or the quaint village of Naoussa. Time to have a fun night and show us your dancing skills during our famous Greek Night. Overnight in Paros.
Day 5 - Delos - Mykonos
Optional morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity's most sacred island. Later, we stop at one of Mykonos' beautiful bays for swimming off the ship before sailing into the port of Mykonos. The island of the jet set is yours to explore and the night is young. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 6 - Syros
After a morning swim we arrive in Syros, the capital of the Cycladic islands, where you can enjoy one of its beautiful sandy beaches or walk through town and enjoy the unique architecture of the buildings. Overnight in Syros.
Day 7 - Kythnos - Marina Zea (Athens)
In the morning we arrive in Kythnos where you can enjoy a swim in Kolones bay. We then set sail for Marina Zea where we will arrive in the late afternoon via Cape Sounion, the temple of Poseidon. Overnight in Marina Zea.
Day 8 - Marina Zea (Athens) - UK
Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your return flight or to your hotel if extending your stay.
Swimstops & Beach Barbeques are weather permitting. The itinerary is subject to weather and operating conditions and sailing is not permitted in winds of force 7 on the Beaufort scale and above. The Company reserves the right to substitute the vessel.