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to Paros, Naxos, Santorini, Folegandros, Milos, Kimolos, Sifnos , Antiparos
( Mykonos & Delos optional )

A new concept of Island Hopping. You have at your disposal the catamaran yachts Hecate and/or Astarte ( or similar) cruising you between the Cyclades islands during the day.
Overnight ashore, in small typical islands inns/pensions near the ports.
“ Do’As-You-Like “…! Shore excursions, walking trips, bicycling, bus tours, swimming, beaches, snorkeling and nightlife.
The Explorer Cruise is suitable for any age. Couples, singles, families, active senior citizens. Whether you like walking trips, bicycling, exploring on your own, beach-visits, shopping, island tour by bus, nightlife – the Explorer Cruise is a very good choice.
A real Do-As-You-Like Cruise ! Our experienced English-speaking cruise directors will be at your disposal to arrange your visits in the most convenient way.
The cabins will be used during the day for shower facilities, relaxation, storage for luggage. If you like to overnight onboard –instead of ashore- you can do it, provided you advise us when placing your reservation.
Light lunches onboard will consist of seaman food prepared by the crew but tasty ! Like Greek salad, bread, olives, feta cheese, fasolada (giant beans), mousaka or meat. Ouzo and house wine complimentary.
In the evening, dinner on your own. Here you fest in typical islands taverns and restaurants -lobsters, grilled fish, meat and try any other typical island’s specialties!
The yachts are 16 meter long with 4-5 cabins, all with private facilities. One skipper/cruise director. Capacity 8-10 guests per yacht. According to the size of the group, we will add another yacht whenever required.

Duration: 7 days

Departures 2006:

Departures May-June-September-October :
Saturdays
MAY 13, 20, 27
JUNE 3, 10, 17, 24
SEPT.2, 9, 16, 23 , 30
OCT. 7,14, 21
(On the above departures you may opt for overnight stay ashore
or onboard, if you so prefer)

Departures July-August :
Saturdays
JULY 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
AUGUST 5, 12, 19, 26
(On these sailings, overnight stay will be onboard only )


Mykonos and Naxos ( right ), Islands

Sample Itinerary:

SAT. Arrive in PAROS by high-speed ferry at noon. Lunch. Meeting and transfer to the pension.. In the afternoon a 3-hrs tour by coach visiting the island Swimming, beach.

SUN. After breakfast, embark the yacht and sail for NAXOS (3 hrs.30 min.ride), anchorage at the beautiful St.Anna’s beach). Bus tour 3 hrs to visit the inland. Explore the town by foot. Swimming/beach time

MON. After breakfast sail for SANTORINI (a 6 hrs ride). A 3-hrs tour of the island by coach visiting the Akrotiri excavation, a winery. Swimming/beaches. Walking tour to OIA village. Nighlife.

TUE. Early morning sail from SANTORINI to FOLEGANDROS ( 4 hrs 30 min)· Walking trip.

WED. After breakfast morning sail for MILOS, the island of “Aphrodite of Milos ( 3 hrs 30 min). A 3 hrs bus trip to visit the inland. Walking tour. Swimming/beaches.
THU. Sail to KIMOLOS (1 hr) and then proceed to SIFNOS ( 2 hrs). Bus tour of 2 hrs. Swimming/beach tour. Explore the little town on foot.

FRI. In the morning sail for ANTIPAROS (4 hrs), visit and then proceed to PAROS ( 1 hr). Walking tour. Bicycling. Swimming/beaches. Fare-well dinner.

SAT. In the morning after breakfast, end the tour.

( Extension: If you have time, you should not miss the opportunity to visit the jet-set island of MYKONOS and then DELOS. From Paros you may take the highspeed ferry and go to MYKONOS for a couple of days. A 2 nights stay at the RHENIA Bungalows located 3 km. outside the town and near the Tourlos beach will cost you $200 p.p. including the ferry to Mykonos. )

Price per person:
US$ 1,795.
Port taxes $65.

Featuring:
* Accommodation (7 nights) in small traditional islands houses/pensions –tourist-class category- in twin-bedded rooms with private facilities.
* Continental breakfasts
* Lunches (7) onboard with ouzo and wine.
* Transportation between the islands as per program with a sailing yacht, catamaran-each featuring 4-5 cabins * All cabins with toilets/shower.
* The service of English-speaking cruise director.
* Transfers to/from the island hotels ( by foot or taxi)
* Five island tours by coach according to the program
* Fare-well evening with dinner.
* Not included: Passage to/from Paros , meals not mentioned and tip to crew.

Remarks:
* You can store most of your luggage onboard and just bring an overnight bag to the hotels.
* In case the wind power reaches 7 of the Beaufort scale, the vessel is not permitted to sail by Coast Guard regulations.
* The high-speed ferry from Piraeus to Paros takes 4 hrs and cost around E.40 each way. There are daily ferries leaving in the morning and some later on during the day. Also daily flights to Paros. We will be glad to book your passage upon request.
* Pre/Post cruise hotel accommodation in Athens. We will be glad to book you upon request
* The superior B-class Hotel PHILIPPOS cost $95 p.p./night and the A-class Hotel HERODION
$125 p.p./night, in twin-bedded rooms. Breakfast and taxes included.


 

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