Full-day Tour of the Saronic Islands from Athens328 Reviews
Discover the fabulous Greek islands of Hydra, Poros and Aegina on a scenic full-day trip from Athens. Enjoy stunning views of the Greek coast and the islands from the spacious open deck of a luxurious cruise ship.
- Experience a luxury cruise to the Saronic Islands
- Stop at 3 islands with free time to explore each of them
- Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch and Greek music on board
DescriptionAfter a morning transfer by bus from Athens to the port, you’ll be welcomed on board a luxurious cruise ship and invited to one of its spacious open decks. From the deck you’ll have a great vantage point for enjoying views of the Greek coast. The first stop is the island of Poros, the smallest of the 3 islands you’ll visit on the tour. It’s separated from the Peloponnese by a narrow strait. Have ample time to explore the island and once you’re on board again you’ll be served a delicious lunch as the ship sail towards Hydra. Take in the stunning views as you enter the port of Hydra and see the cove that at one time served as a shelter for pirates. From the open decks, marvel at the dramatic landscapes of this island. There will be time for you to explore the narrow, stone-paved streets of the island on foot, or by saddled donkey, which is the traditional mode of transportation. If you choose to go by foot, you can walk along the old seaside promenade and perhaps stop at some of the small shops. When you return to the ship, you’ll find the tables set once again with more delicious food prepared by the ship’s superb chef. Along with your food enjoy charming Greek music on the way to Aegina, which is the largest of the 3 islands on the tour. Apart from its beautiful harbor, there are numerous interesting sites that you’ll have a chance discover on your own. Alternatively, you can join an excursion to the Temple of Aphaia at an additional cost. Enjoy a Greek folk show with singers and dancers in traditional costumes on the sail back to Athens.
IncludesHotel/port pick-up and drop off (if option selected) Sightseeing cruise Lunch Multilingual expert escorts on board All taxes, fees, and handling charges Entrance fees Additional island excursions Tips (optional
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