Sitting in the heart of the Saronic Gulf, Poros is a little Aegean gem! And the best part is that a ferry ride from Athens to Poros lasts just an hour, making this island very easily accessible, thus an ideal destination for a quick weekend getaway!
Sailing Cruise to Hydra. Combine sailing, trekking, scuba-diving, historic tours, and the famous Greek cuisine in one sailing cruise of 3 days. Sail from Athens to Hydra for 3 days and during your stay on the island let us plan your favorite experience, from a wide variety of nature-inspired activities, performed with local experts.
Spetses, an island boasting a long naval tradition, is famous for its significant contribution to the 1821 War of Independence. It was here that the revolution flag was raised on 3rd April 1821. The island has managed to retain its individual traditional character thanks to its well-preserved grand captain mansions, still bearing eloquent witness to the island’s glorious past.
You’ll make land at the main port of the island of Kea, Korissia – a dainty pebbled beach cove dotted by houses in white and hues of burnt orange and salmon pink interjected by the masts of the resting sailing boats. It’s an immediate sense of stillness, of life moving to the slow rhythm of the calm coastal crest.
The island of Aegina is one of the most popular tourist destinations as it is the closest island to Athens, only 16.5 nautical miles from the port of Piraeus. According to the myth, the island took its name from a nymph, daughter of the river god Asopos, whom Zeus fell in love with and took with him to the island! From 1827 until 1829 Aegina town was the temporary capital of the newly founded Greek state.