CORFU-KOS, 2 WEEKS CRUISE OPTION
CORFU – KOS
1. SARANDA- KSAMIL-BUTRINT
Your tour starts at Saranda, the gateway to the southern Albania, is a small town of about 33.000 inhabitants, situated on a beautiful horseshoe bay between the mountains and the Ionian Sea.After breakfast in Saranda bay we will sail to Ksamil, southern Albania’s hidden gem. You will be surprised about that small village Ksmail. Once in Ksamil, you can enjoy Paradise beaches offering white sand and crystal clear water with a Mediterranean climate. The next stop will be a place, where you can trace the history. Butrint is one of Albania’s major archaeological centers and is protected under UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The ancient ruins of Butrint are famed for their size, beauty and tranquillity. They’re in a fantastic natural setting and are part of National Park. The remains are from a variety of periods, spanning 2500 years.
2. CORFU – KERKİRA
Corfu is among the most beautiful and popular islands of Greece. Due to its strong historical connection with Europe, this was among the first greek island to open to tourism. Located on the north western side of Greece, Corfu has a cosmopolitan feeling combined with a special traditional character. Apart from the wonderful beaches, the highlight of the island is the Old Town with the characteristic venetian style.
The second day will end in Kerkira. Apart from the wonderful beaches, the highlight of Kerkira is the Old Town with the characteristic venetian style. We will anchored in the harbor for dinner and overnight stay.
3. PAXOS – LEFKADA
With the first light of the morning we will cruise to Paxos. Breakfast will be givin in Pxos. As the Cultural village of Europe for the year 2004, Paxos is the ideal island for a peaceful holiday. Fjord-shaped beaches, underwater caves, small bays and green hills welcomes the visitors. This island is known as home of Posedion and Nereid. The next stop will be Lefkada, a beautiful green island on the West coast of Greece with the most amazing sea color; considered as the Caribbean of Greece. We will spend the night at Lefkada.
4. LEFKADA – ITHAKA
After having your breakfast at Lefkada we will cruise to Ithaka. Famous all over the world as the mythical island of Odysseus, Ithaca charms visitors with the laid-back island, the blue green water and the lush greenery. This is a small place ideal for swimming in crystal water, walk along trekking paths, have meal in fish taverns and chat with the welcoming locals. Dinner and overnight stay in Ithaka.
5. ITHAKA – OXEIA
The next stop will be Oxeia. A 4,2 km² small island where you can find peace and calm. Enjoy the nature, the clear water, sun and more. We will be anchored in Oxeia for dinner and overnight stay.
6. OXEIA – PATRAS
While you are having breakfast, we will be on our way to Patras, the third largest city of Greece. A place with long history; it has many interesting sights to see, such as the Medieval Castle, the Roman Odeon and the church of Saint Andrew, protector of the town. The beach promenade is a lovely spot to stroll around and enjoy a coffee with sea view. Patra is famous for hosting the best Carnival in Greece with many events and a large costume parade. The nice beach resorts in the region are great as well. Dinner and overnight stay will be in Patras, so you will have time to enjoy the city.
7. AIGIO – CORINTH
The Cruise will start early in the morning. First stop on seventh day will be Aigio. Aigio, once the centre of Greece’s rich currant export trade, has lots to offer in terms of history, sightseeing and cuisine. Second stop on this day will be Corninth. Beautiful pedestrian walkways entice the visitors for a stroll, a coffee and shopping, with monuments, museums and historical sites surrounding the city. At the port with hotels, cafes and tavernas, Greek flair is palpable. The third-largest city has well-known tourist attractions like the Ancient Corinth, commercial metropolis between Ionian Sea and Aegean Sea, the Corinth Canal, Acrpcorinth and more. We will have dinner and spend the night at Corinth.
8. CORINTH – AEIGINA
After breakfast in Corinth we will take course towards the Corinth canal, one of the highlights you will see at this cruise. The Corinth Canal is a 6,3 m long artificial waterway that separates the Greek mainland from the Peloponnese peninsula and was opened in 1893. It is one of Greece’s most popular tourist attractions and was considered an architectural masterpiece at the time of its construction in the late 19th century. Passing the canal we will gon on towards Aegına island. Alovely island in close distance to Athens. This is why it gets very popular as a weekend destination. A place with rich history, Aegina island was a great naval power in the ancient times and a capital of Greece. The most popular tourist places are Agia Marina, Souvala and Marathon with relaxing beaches, while very nice is also the seaside village of Perdika. The Town, with the elegant Neoclassical buildings, is a lovely place to stroll along the port promenade and the narrow streets. The most important sight in Aegina Greece is the Ancient Temple of Athena Aphaia, constructed in the 6th century BC. This island is also famous for the large production of pistachios. Dinner and overnight stay will be in Aegina.
9. SOUNION – KYTHNOS
Early in the morning we will sail to Cape Sounion, the temple of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the sea. Perched on the craggy rocks of Cape Sounion, the temple is enveloped in myth and historic facts dated from antiquity until the present times. Enjoy yor breakfast and make the most of your trip by indulging in a refreshing swim in the small beach by the foot of the temple of Poseidon. Treat yourselves to some fresh fish and seafood in the local tavernas. Drink in the lovely sunset view, having the ancient temple as a backdrop and facing the deep blue sea. Dinner and overnight stay will be in Kythnos. A beautiful mountainous island located in the western part of the Cyclades. The wild beauty, the picturesque architecture and the lovely beaches attract many visitors, particularly Athenians in summer weekends. Chora and Driopida are the most traditional villages in Kythnos island with stone houses and paved streets, while Loutra and Merihas have many tourist facilities. Kolona is the most beautiful beach on the island, with soft sand and crystal water. The rest of the beaches on Kythnos Greece are secluded and ideal for relaxation.
10. KYTHNOS – SYROS
Your day will start with breakfast at Kythnos. From here the cruise continues towards Syros. Although Syros belongs to the Cyclades islands, its architecture is more Medieval than Cycladic. The capital of Syros island, Ermoupolis, distinguishes for the elegant Venetian mansions, the picturesque quarter of Vaporia, the large churches and the impressive Neoclassical buildings, such as the Town Hall and Apollo Theatre in the central square. The beaches of Syros Greece are nice and relaxing, with many tourist facilities and accommodation surrounding them. We will have dinner and spend the night at Syros.
One of the top destinations in Greece, this island is famous for the vivid nightlife and the gorgeous beaches. Geographically located on the northern side of the Cyclades, almost in the centre of the Aegean Sea, Mykonos is the ultimate holiday place for all ages and preferences, especially for people looking for all day and night entertainment. Things not to miss on the island are the fantastic beaches on the south, the sunset from Little Venice and the view from the windmills. We recommend our guests to head to Mykonos Town and enjoy a night out in the many bars and clubs. Breakfast, dinner and overnight stay in Mykonos.
12. MYKONOS – PATMOS
We are leaving Mykonos after breakfast and are sailing to Patmos. Patmos is world famous as the island where Saint John was inspired and wrote the Apocalypse, this mysterious book of Christianity. In fact, the Monastery of Saint John and the Cave of Apocalypse are the most important sights in Patmos Greece. Thousands of pilgrims come to Patmos every year to visit these two religious monuments that are so connected to this island with the spiritual vibes. Due to this spirituality, festivals of religious music and other events are organized there in summer in an effort to connect Patmos with its past. Dinner and over night stay at Patmos.
13. KALYMNOS – KOS
With the first lights we will be in Kalymnos and have breakfast after anchorde. The island is located on the northern side of Dodecanese and close to the Turkish coasts. A relaxing island with strong character. This place distinguishes for the picturesque architecture, the long tradition in sponge diving and the impressive rocks ideal for climbing. Rock climbing has largely developed on the island and even a climbing festival takes place there in autumn. Enjoy your time at the nice and relaxing beach resorts. In the evening we will be in Kos island. This is where you can find large golden beaches with crystal water. Located very close to the coasts of Turkey, Kos island is the second most popular island of Dodecanese, after Rhodes. Kos Town is a mixture of Venetian and Ottoman architecture with interesting sightseeings, such as a Medieval Castle, an Ancient Agora, a Roman Odeon and of course the famous Asklepieion, an ancient healing centre, in short distance from the Town and great place to visit. Dinner and overnight stay at Kos island.
Time to say goodbye to the crew and the fellow travelers. Check-out after breakfast. Last arrival will be Bodrum. We make transfer service on request.
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