Greece – Considered By Many as Paradise
Greece and the Greek islands lure tourists in their droves every year, making them one of the world’s top travel destinations. Visiting by sea enables you to escape the crowds and get to know the islands.
For sailors, a Greece yacht charter has the extra appeal of variety; choice sailing areas, varied conditions, but all with outstanding natural history and beauty. The Ionian Sea for example, with its calm winds and short distances, making it perfect for less experienced crews. Whilst the Cyclades offer the main attractions of Mykonos and Santorini for those seeking long passages and a Greece adventure.
Greece is the perfect place for a bareboat charter, catamaran charter, or luxury yacht charter.
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Ionian, Greece. The Ionian is one of Greece’s top sailing destinations, with ample islands and villages on the mainland to explore. A South Ionian sailing trip is considered ideal for less experienced sailors, new sailors, and families, with gentle winds, short sailing distances, and lots of anchorages. The North Ionian is perfect for slightly more experienced sailors, with longer sailing distances, fewer crowds, and good breezes.
Ionian Sailing Itinerary. Greece has a large number of islands and beautiful villages and many of these can be reached on an Ionian sailing itinerary. We have two routes for an Ionian sailing itinerary a north and a south route. These itineraries visit the islands and beautiful towns of Corfu, Paxos, Parga, Sivota, Lefkas, Kefalonia, Ithaca, Meganisi, and Kalamos.
Greece. The Ionian is a great place to take a one or two-week yacht charter with a mixture between long and short sailing distances, several islands, and light to gentle breezes.
Saronic, Greece. The Saronic Gulf is perfect for intermediate sailors. Involving medium winds (Force 2-5) and hidden coves excellent for taking off an afternoon and enjoying the Greek way of life, history, and delightful beaches ready to explore.
Saronic Sailing Itinerary. Greece has a large number of islands and beautiful and many of these can be reached on a Saronic sailing itinerary, Athens, Poros, Aegina, Tselevinia, Dokos, Spetses, Hydra, and Salamina (Kanakia).
Greece. The Saronic Islands are also home to a variety of wildlife, including friendly short-beaked common dolphins and fin whales. History and relaxation meld together in this land of the Greek gods.
Sporades, Greece. The Sporades consist of 24 islands in the Aegean Sea. 4 of these islands are completely free of human residents–you’ll only find gorgeous scenery and empty beaches. Much of the area is considered a national park, and guests are encouraged to explore the area while leaving things carefully preserved behind them. The Sporades offer a bit of adventure and a chance to rest from modern life. This is a slightly more challenging sailing itinerary for those with a few sailing trips already under their belt (Level 3).
Sporades Sailing Itinerary. Greece has a large number of islands and beautiful villages, these can be reached on a Sporades sailing itinerary. Destinations for a Sporades sailing itinerary include Skiathos, Nishida Adelfi / Skantzura, Patitiri, Milia / Kira Panagia, Planitis, and Skopelos.
Greece. The archipelago is also home to several historic sites. Once the home of neolithic peoples to members of the Ottoman Empire, you’ll find sunken cities, ruins, and almost-forgotten monasteries ready to visit and discover.
Cyclades, Greece. Archaeological ruins, rugged landscapes, and the Aegean Sea make the Cyclades the ideal sailing destination, with plenty of islands and sights to explore. The Cyclades is a collection of over 220 islands located southeast of mainland Greece. The circular series of islands is located in the heart of the Aegean Sea. Many of the islands are famous for their blue and white architecture, food scenes, sophistication and sun-drenched rocks, as well as one of a kind archaeological sites.
Cyclades Sailing Itinerary. Greece has a large number of islands and beautiful villages, these can be reached on a Cyclades sailing itinerary. Destinations for a Cyclades sailing itinerary include Athens, Kythnos, Syros, Mykonos, Kea, Sounion, Paros, Sifnos, Folegandros, and Amorgos.
Greece. The Cyclades’ large collection of islands make the perfect sailing destination for everyone. The number of islands in the collection means that there are a large number of sailing options available depending on what and where people want to visit. Two of the main sailing routes start from Athens and Paros.
Dodecanese, Greece. The Dodecanese islands consist of 15 larger islands and over 150 smaller islands, located in the Southeastern Aegean Sea. Within this collection of islands, only 26 are inhabited. The Dodecanese islands cover an area of 1,048 square miles.
Dodecanese Sailing Itinerary. Greece has a large number of islands and beautiful villages, these can be reached on a Dodecanese sailing itinerary. Destinations for a Dodecanese sailing itinerary include Rhodes, Ano Symi, Mandraki, Kos, Livadia, and Chalki.
Greece. In the Dodecanese, you will discover why these islands are often referred to as the ‘sunniest corner of Greece’, thanks to their crystal clear turquoise waters, sandy and stone beaches, stunning archaeological landmarks, and traditional settlements.