Plan Your Sailing Holidays in Athens and Have the Time of Your Life!
Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece, and one of the oldest cities in the world. It is home to a number of world famous ancient monuments you should not miss on your sailing journey around Athens - especially the Acropolis of Athens and the medieval Daphni Monastery. The port of Piraeus connects Athens to the numerous Greek islands where you can explore their wonderful shores, beaches and crystal blue sea while sailing.
Athens Yacht Charter offers a variety of motor boats, sailing yachts, gulets and catamarans throughout the whole sailing season which starts in April and lasts through October. Athens Region Yacht Rental is also ideal for couples with younger children or less experienced sailors.
Where to Sail around Athens?
Chartering a boat in Athens is one of the most beautiful yachting experiences and is one of the most interesting ways to explore the Athens region and its islands with their beautiful shores and beaches. There are numerous sailing destinations to explore from Athens via the Saronic Gulf, such as the islands of Salamis - the largest island in the Gulf, mostly rocky, with excellent beaches; Aegina - with lots of ancient temples and monasteries; Poros - a pair of islands, Sphairia and Kalaureia, separated by a 200 m wide channel and connected by a bridge, as well as Hydra and Spetses.
The port of Piraeus is the largest port in Europe and the third largest port in the world, definitely worth visiting, together with another beautiful port - Lavrion. There are also Zea Marina, Alimos Marina (Kalamaki), Olympic Marine and other marinas connecting Athens with most of the Aegean islands.
Enjoy Local Specialities On Your Athens Yacht Charter
Discover the tasty Greek cuisine while you are on your yachting holiday in Athens. Traditional Greek breakfast includes milk, fresh bread, butter and honey, or yoghurt. Choose between Greek coffee or Frappé coffee. For lunch, you can enjoy mezes served with wine or anise-flavored liqueurs, such as ouzo or tsipouro; such as dips served with bread loaf or pita bread. Souvlaki, gyros, tyropita or spanakopita will often come with the afternoon tea. The dinner is often "the meal of the Gods" - a variety of grilled fish and all types of meats, such as poultry, rabbit and pork made with olive oil and plenty of spices and herbs, together with olives, cheese, eggplant, zucchini, and yoghurt. Do not forget to try the best Greek wines such as Muscats, Mavrodafni and Vin Santo.
Have a great time exploring rich history, culture, gastronomy and night life of Athens on your Athens Region Yacht Charter Vacation!