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Cyclades, Greece, Charter 1

We offer two different charter programs to the famous Cyclades Islands. However, each of our programs can be tailored to the needs of our clients, as we strive to provide the finest chartering experience in Cyprus. When it comes to this specific program, you can request adjustments and changes by contacting one of our professional agents.

DAY 1

Distance:                                             16Nm
Proposed Cruised Speed:                10 knots
Estimated time of travel:                 1 hours and 40 minutes
*Estimated fuel consumption:       *140lts

*Every itinerary is subject to change depending on weather conditions, the customer’s preferences and the duration of the charter.

*The fuel consumption is an estimate based on the Princess 88. The actual cost will be included in the APA.

DAY 2

Distance:                                             23Nm
Proposed Cruised Speed:                10 knots
Estimated time of travel:                2,5 hours
*Estimated fuel consumption:       *230lts

*Every itinerary is subject to change depending on weather conditions, the customer’s preferences and the duration of the charter.

*The fuel consumption is an estimate based on the Princess 88. The actual cost will be included in the APA.

DAY 3

Distance:                                             28Nm
Proposed Cruised Speed:                10 knots
Estimated time of travel:                3 hours
*Estimated fuel consumption:       *300lts

*Every itinerary is subject to change depending on weather conditions, the customer’s preferences and the duration of the charter.

*The fuel consumption is an estimate based on the Princess 88. The actual cost will be included in the APA.

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DAY 4

Distance:                                             13Nm
Proposed Cruised Speed:                10 knots
Estimated time of travel:                 1 hour 40 minutes
*Estimated fuel consumption:       *140lts

*Every itinerary is subject to change depending on weather conditions, the customer’s preferences and the duration of the charter.

*The fuel consumption is an estimate based on the Princess 88. The actual cost will be included in the APA.

DAY 5&6

Distance:                                             27Nm
Proposed Cruised Speed:                10 knots
Estimated time of travel:                 3 hours
*Estimated fuel consumption:       *300lts

*Every itinerary is subject to change depending on weather conditions, the customer’s preferences and the duration of the charter.

*The fuel consumption is an estimate based on the Princess 88. The actual cost will be included in the APA.

DAY 7

Distance:                                             64Nm
Proposed Cruised Speed:                12 knots
Estimated time of travel:                 5 hours
*Estimated fuel consumption:       *650lts

*Every itinerary is subject to change depending on weather conditions, the customer’s preferences and the duration of the charter.

*The fuel consumption is an estimate based on the Princess 88. The actual cost will be included in the APA.

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Day 1: Athens – Kea

On the first day of this trip program you will head to Kea, the most westerly of the Cyclades islands. This island is home to the remains of the ancient towns and sanctuaries, including the Sanctuary of Apollo.  It is home to the oldest temple remains found in Greece. Located 12 nm southeast of Cape Sounion, this island is a perfect location for those who take joy in exploring the historic areas of the world. The island used to be known for its agriculture and harvesting, until a period during which the agriculture suffered due to large emigration. However, the island is still a popular location for tourism and offers a lot of beautiful sights for people who come to visit it. As part of the trip, will be visiting the small port of Korissia located on the south side of Nikolaos Bay, as well as the nearby resort of Vourkari and the little Church of St. Irini. Besides all the ancient remains, the island is also home to a lion carved rock dating from the 6th century BCE. Lots of other temple foundations and wall remains can be found in Kea, including the foundations of the Doric Temple of Apollo and the walls of ancient Karthaia. The island of Kea, also known as Tzia, will remain in your memory as a place where history is still alive! Once you’re done exploring the land, you will head over to Kythnos for day 2.

Day 2: Kea – Kythnos

After Kea, you will continue your cruise to Kythnos, where you will come across all the natural beauties of the Cyclades Islands. Kythnos is home to two main ports, the Mericha and Loutra Port.  Something you absolutely must see when visiting this location are the ruins of Vryokastro, the former capital of the island. This rocky island is situated on the southeast side of Kea and it is known for the abundance of flowers you can find in the area during spring season. The coast of the Kythnos island features lots of indentations, as well as many anchorages and terrain changes. The Mericha Port is located near the Sandbar Bay and the ruins of Vryokastro. The second popular port, Loutra, features a new harbor and beautiful views worth capturing. Besides the amazing ports, you should definitely visit the charming villages of Kythnos. The two villages you must visit include Chora and Dryopis. Dryopis is the livelier of the two, even though Chora will most likely win you over with its charm and beautiful dwellings. For the best experience we recommend you to tour these islands on a scooter.  Besides all the beautiful sights you can witness on the island itself, Kythnos is a beautiful island to look from afar as well. You will enjoy beautiful views from the yacht as you cruise around the coast of the island! Once you set foot on the coast, you will have the chance to enjoy the amazing natural beauties and locations of the area!

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Day 3: Kythnos – Serifos

On the third day of the cruise you will head over to Serifos, a perfectly structured island that features cube-shaped houses as well as a famous village of Panagia. If you pay a visit to the village, you will be mesmerized by amazing panoramic views of the whole island. The greatest attractions of this destination are its marvelous beaches, including Koutalas, Agios Sostis, Mega Livadi, Psili Anos and Sikamia. The natural beauty of the island will leave you speechless, especially the untouched bare hills and the rocky coastline. You will be surprised to find out that the rocks actually resemble human figures, a strange occurrence that can only be found on this island. All main activities are situated in the capital city called Hora or Serifos, where you will witness the charming style of the island’s houses and churches. The place you must visit on the island of Serifos is the monastery of the Archangels, which is located near a village called Galani. Besides magnificent beaches that attract tourists from all corners of the world, the island has a unique charm and atmosphere you are surely going to enjoy.  It is packed with fish farmers who provide the visitors with an opportunity to learn more about fishing or even experience it firsthand. Overall, the island of Serifos is definitely worth stopping by on this cruise around the Cyclades.

Day 4: Serifos – Sifnos

Even though it will be difficult to leave this charming location, on day four you will head to the island of Sfinos. This island is located on the northwestern side and features an indented coast backed by a range of hills. The capital of the island is the breathtaking Apolonia, home to an interesting folklore museum and churches such as Our Lady “Ouranofora”. The island is located in the middle of three other islands that form a triangle. These are the island of Milos, Serifos and Paros. It takes less than two hours to reach this paradise. The island itself features different types of terrains, from a range of hills on the northwestern side to smoother land on the east and the south. The famous Sfinos stone originates from this island, a rocky material responsible for the wealth of the ancient people of Sfinos. Today, the island features very fertile soil and agriculture is people’s main source of the income. The capital of the island is Apolonia, a breath-taking town only a few miles away from the port of Kamares. Here you will get to witness the beautiful traditional architecture and visit numerous museums, including the folklore museum. For those who love a bit of history, the town is a sole example of medieval town planning with collections of Archaic and Hellenistic sculptures and ceramics available to be seen in the Archeological Museum.

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Day 5 & 6: Sifnos – Milos

Day five and day six of the cruise include visiting Milos, the most southerly of the Cyclades islands. Milos features one of the best harbors in the whole Mediterranean and white-washed traditional houses that add charm to the location! This island is also rich in mineral sources including clay, pumice and alum but its primary source of income is tourism. What attracts thousands of people to the island of Milos is the stunning charm of the location and the beautiful landscape. While visiting Milos you will have the chance to decide whether to pay a visit to a nearby small island called Kimolos. This island is of volcanic origin and it remained untouched by the human hand, which makes for a great location to explore nature and the wild life. While you’re there, you must visit the ruins of the medieval castle known as the Castle of Palaiokastro, as well as the remains of the medieval settlement of Kastro. Back to the island of Milos, it features one of the safest natural harbours in the Aegean, as well as beautiful architecture in the capital city called Plaka. Many historical museums can be found on the island as well, while the Archeological Museum also holds a copy of the famous Venus de Milo. Besides museums, the island of Milos is home to historical churches as well, including those of Our Lady Korfiotissa, Our Lady Thalassistra and Our Lady Mlessa Panagia. Once you’re done with exploring the wonders of the island, you can spend the rest of the day relaxing on one of its stunning beaches!

Day 7: Milos – Athens (Return)

On the seventh day of the cruise you will head back to Athens. However, before the cruise continues, you will have a bit more time to spend on the island of Milos. You can utilize that time to visit the modern resort of Polonia located in the north-east or you can visit Phylakope, another centre of an ancient population in Minoan times. Other sites worth visiting include the Papafranga cave and the Kleftiko cave, as well as the most famous island’s monument, the catacombs located near a village called Tripiti. If you would rather spend the time sunbathing on a beach, you can do so on one of the following island’s beaches: Polonia, Adamas, Emborio, Provatas, Paleohori and the Agia Kiriaki beach. Each of these beaches feature beautifully clear water and landscape. Once you’re done with Milos, which is the last location of this Cyclades trip, you will continue the cruise back to the starting point, the city of Athens. You will still be able to enjoy stunning views from the boat, as well as relax on one of our luxurious yachts. Depending on the weather, you can choose to make swim stops and get a bit more out of the paradise locations of the Cyclades islands. Overall, the cruise offers an amazing experience, which can also be tailored to your specific needs and requests.

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