Greece, home to four seas and thousands of islands along its fabulous coast, is one of the top destinations for a sailing journey. Its many small bays and coves, sandy beaches and pebbly shores, together with clean and transparent waters without many swimmers offer you a unique opportunity to enjoy a yachts cruise in Greece.
Cruise Greece and discover marvelous places such as Athens, Corfu, Kos, Lefkas, Samos, Skiathos or Syros!
Athens, the capital of Greece, offers you a glimpse of its glorious history as the birthplace of civilization and the city of democracy and wise men. It is also very famous for its rich nightlife with numerous entertainment options.
Corfu, with its mild Mediterranean climate and spectacular beaches is a popular destination for a yacht cruise through Greece. It is characterized by the clash of Greek, Roman, Venetian and French cultures which make the architecture and the entire layout of the town very interesting. Today it is a mixture of a cosmopolitan city and ancient Greek tradition.
A cruise in Greece should not go without visiting Kos, the third largest island after Rhodes and Karpathos, which boasts a turbulent history and rich culture brought by different civilizations and empires. Kos is also the birthplace of Hipocrates, the father of medicine. Today, Kos is a modern town with many excellent hotels, holiday apartments, bars and night clubs.
Cruising yachts in Greece are especially convenient for a visit to Lefkas, an astonishingly beautiful island with white cliffs, peaceful villages and secluded beaches. Summertime there is hot, but breezes cool it and keep it dry. The water is crystal clear and changes color from deep blue to emerald.
Samos, in the East Aegean Sea, is one of the major tourist attractions in Greece, due to its interesting history, beautiful beaches, modern hotels and rich culture.
The small island of Skiathos has more than 60 beaches and offers a wide range of holiday activities, such as excursions, numerous sports activities and rich nightlife. There are also two lakes on the island, located close to the town.
Syros, the administrative, commercial, intellectual and cultural center of the Cyclades, provides an interesting combination of untypical architecture, natural beauty and famous Greek hospitality.
Of course, there are many other places in Greece worth visiting and what better way to see them all than a yacht cruise. Embark on the journey of a lifetime!
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