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Sail to 3 Islands in 1 Day

3 ISLANDS ODYSSEY

Aegina.  Agistri.  Moni.  One-day Sail

Aegina is a popular weekend getaway island for Athenians because it is so close to Athens, only a two hour sail.   A thirty minute sail from Aegina is Agistri and Moni island is even closer.  Three islands in one day.

DESCRIPTION

On our traditional wooden sailing yachts, Aegina is a two hour excursion from Athens. If you join the sailing tour in September, you are likely to participate in the celebrations of the annual Aegina Pistachio Festival. Pistachio trees dominate the terrain and visitors always leave with a souvenir bag of red and green nuts.

Within thirty minutes sailing from Aegina are two more delightful islands. Tiny Moni island is uninhabited by humans but when you swim ashore you can have a delightful close-up encounter with the deer and peacocks that live there along with other little critters.

Agistri island is only 14 square kilometers making it the smallest inhabited island in the Argo Saronic region. Besides ten beaches, Agistri has many secluded coves where the yacht docks for guests to swim and snorkel as if you were on a private island.

DETAILS

Embarking and Disembarking Point
Alimos Marina is the start and end point of the cruise, located 20 minutes by vehicle from central Athens.

Trip Duration  09:00 to 18:00

Capacity   up to 49 passengers per yacht.  Multiple wooden yachts available for large groups

Note  Bring swim wear, hat, sun glasses and sun screen  For cyclists, wear appropriate shoes.  On the yacht rubber soled footwear only, or barefoot.

BOOKING AGREEMENT Participants are required to sign our company Booking Agreement as a condition of the tour.

WAIVER Participants are required to sign our company Waiver as a condition of the tour

 

ITINERARY

08:00 Transfer from central Athens by vehicle to the yacht’s home port, Alimos Marina, 20 minutes drive. see map on right
Boarding upon arrival and mandatory safety lesson.
09:00 Departure. Sailing to Agistri takes two hours.
Sail to Agistri island to a secluded cove for one hour of uncrowded swimming and snorkeling.
Sail to Moni island and swim ashore to be with the island’s deer and peacocks.
At Moni, guests are served lunch, a buffet lunch of Greek fare on board the yacht and may eat either outdoors in the front or rear decks or inside in the salon
Sail to Aegina. The yacht docks for two hours during which there are organized activities for a leisure group and an active group.
Leisure: visit the Temple of Aphaia and then Cool Soap workshop where Marina shows you how organic olive oil soap is artisanally made.
Active: bike a loop to the Temple of Aphaia, 26 km round trip
16:00 Sail to Alimos Marina.
18:00 Arrive Alimos, vehicle transfer to central Athens

INCLUSIONS

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♦ Vehicle transfers from central Athens to/from Alimos Marina
♦ Entry fees to Temple of Aphaia
♦ Vehicle transport to Temple of Aphaia (leisure group)
♦ Presentation and complimentary bar of soap at Cool Soap workshop (leisure group)
♦ Hybrid bicycles, helmets, water bottles (active group)
♦ Traditional Greek lunch aboard yacht
♦ Snorkeling gear, fishing gear, sea kayaks

HOME PORT

MAP ALIMOS MARINA

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CRUISE MAP

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Swim and snorkel in the Saronic Gulf
  • Learn how organic olive oil soap is made
  • Walk amidst the ruins of the Temple of Aphaia
  • Look for deer and peacocks on Moni island
  • Bike in Aegina island

We own and operate our own traditional wooden yacht, the 82 foot Apollon, and manage other wooden yachts to create unique cruising experiences in Greece.  In our fleet you find “artisanal yachts,” so named because the ships are wholly handcrafted from fine woods in a traditional style.  The technique is ancient. The result is modern.

Ask about our day trips in Athens and the Attica region