7-day Minor Cyclades Sailing Tour

It is a combination of some busy islands, like Naxos, with some tiny, quiet places of Small Cyclades island complex(Koufonisia, Schinoussa, and Iraklia).

Here you will meet the real Cyclades!

  • Minor Cyclades sailing tour is our favorite tour for your sailing experience in Greece, and is working pretty well especially when the meltemi‘s presence is remarkable

  • the sailing legs are not very long, ideal for the beginners or for families with kids, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy your sailing cruise, swimming and relaxing under the summer sun.
  • the early arrivals at the islands give you the opportunity to walk or drive around in order to explore the unique scenery.

 

  • Islands hopping: Paros – Naxos(or Paros – Piso Livadi) – Kalando – Koufonisia – Amorgos – Iraklia – Antiparos – Paros
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Suggested for: Couples and friends sailing, Family Sailing adventure, honeymoonnaturists sailing
  • Dates you can do this trip: May, June, July, August, September, October
  • Max sailing time per day: 3-4 hours
  • Miles in total: 110-120
  • Sailboats you can pick:
  1. Beneteau40 sailboat for rent(2 – 4 guests)
  2. Sun Odyssey 440 sailboat for rent (up to 6 guests)
  3. Lagoon39 Catamaran for rent(up to 8 guests)
  • 2022 Prices:

Discount up to 300€ for week charters on certain dates. Contact us

Prices in €/week for skippered charter October May, June, July & September August
For 2 people 3230 3870 4190
For 3 or 4 people 3480 4180 4520
Departure / Arrival Paros/Paros
What the package includes VAT 24%, the sailing yacht with all her equipment, skipper’s fee, taxes, insurance, credit card commission, wifi
What is not included Τhe diesel, the marina’s fees at the islands that you are going to visit and the end cleaning.This amount is 280€ in total. food & drinks are not included
Prices in €/week for this skippered charter(boat + skipper included) May June and Sep July August
Up to 6 persons 4820 5730 6200 6920
Departure / Arrival Paros only Saturdays 17:00 Check outs Paros only Saturdays 09:00 (return to Paros Friday afternoon)
What is included yacht, skipper, 24% VAT, insurance, taxes, bedding, linen & towels, cooking fuel, AC current for charging your small devices, CD & MP3 sound system.
What is not included 1. food & drinks for you and the skipper
2.the diesel(depends on the consumption), the marina’s fees at the islands that you are going to visit.From our experience for one week charter this amount is about 150€ in total.
3. end cleaning & outboard 150€ fixed at the beginning
4. refundable security deposit

Discount up to 500€ for week charters on certain dates. Contact us!

Prices in €/week for skippered catamaran charter May & Oct June & Sep July Aug
3 cabins for up to 6 guests 5420 6570 7190 7490
4 cabins for up to 8 guests 5830 7090 7770 8100
Check in / Check out Paros at 17:00 / Paros at 09:00
What is included catamaran Lagoon 39, skipper fee, insurance, VAT 24%, taxes, credit card commision, wifi, bedding, linen & towels, motorised tender, AC current for charging your small devices
What is not included 1. your food as well as your skipper's is at your charge.
2. end cleaning and fuel-water-port taxes (in total approximately 450 - 600 € per week depending on the fuel consumption at current diesel prices)

 

 

 

 

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Interactive Map for Your Sailing Vacations in Minor Cyclades

Route info

The check-in at 11:00 and check out at 17:00 is for the Beneteau40 and Beneteau50. The Lagoon39 check-in is at 17:00 and the check out at 09:00

Day 1: Meet your skipper at the Marina cafe at 11:00 and board the sailboat. After the briefing concerning your trip, set sail around Paros for our first destination, Naxos.

Depending on the weather conditions it’s going to take us 3-4 hours sailing trip. Naxos is one of the biggest islands of the Cyclades with great interest and many sightseeing. Don’t miss the sunset at the ancient temple of Apollo, just a few meters away from the marina. Grilled octopus with “ouzo” is a “must” here.

Day 2: Today we are going to sail south following the west coast of  Naxos ending up at the most south of the island, at Kalando bay. In the midway, your sailboat will stop at a nice anchorage, Roga, for swimming and lunch.

Kalando is a special place. There is a safe port for the yacht but not a village. It’s an isolated area with a long sandy beach and many kilometers of trails by the seaside, ideal for hiking in the pure nature. For dinner, a primitive kiosk operated by a local shepherd offers BBQ only with local products. Don’t expect luxuries here. For sure it’s going to be your favorite place at the end.

Day 3: Set sail from Kalando heading for Koufonisi. A shortstop before our final destination, at a wonderful spot, called Rina, where you can swim inside a sea cave. Amazing colors everywhere.

Koufonisi is further the most beautiful of the small Cyclades islands with many sandy beaches all around. Rent a bicycle and visit all of them. Dinner at “Captain Nicolas” place is out of any kind of negotiation as well as a frozen mojito at the windmill bar just above the marina.

Day 4: If we have strong wind today we recommend to stay in the area visiting with the sailing yacht the nearby island of Kato Koufonisi and swim in crystal clear waters, snorkeling or go hiking around. The area is very protected from big waves because the huge island of Naxos to the north blocks the wind in order to make our life on board more comfortable. In the afternoon we will return to the same marina at Pano Koufonisi.

An alternative in case that the weather permits us, we will continue our sailing trip to Amorgos, the island of the “Big blue” movie. Rent a car or a bike here to explore the wild beauty of this heaven. Visit the famous monastery with the breathtaking view from its balcony and try “rakomelo”, the local alcoholic drink. Dinner at “Xilokeratidi” is going to be a memorable romantic event by the seaside.

Day 5: Iraklia is another island of the “Small Cyclades” which is worth to be visited especially for those who want to experience tiny, quiet, cute and isolated places, representative of the Greek spirit. So after a short stop for swimming at Antikeros on our way from Amorgos to Iraklia, we will end up at the picturesque port of the island.

Here you can swim to the nearby beach, diving from the yacht and hiking around enjoying the pure nature. Dinner at Iraklia means fresh fishes and the local tavernas more hospitable than anywhere else are ready to fulfill your expectations.

Day 6: Antiparos is the last island of our cruise. After a 4-5 hours sailing trip and of course after the oblate stop for lunch and swimming, we will end up at Antiparos late in the afternoon. Wandering around the small streets of the beautiful village, have dinner in one of the hundreds of restaurants and continue with a drink at one of the locals bars. Nightlife here, especially in high season is a must for everyone.

Day 7: We strongly recommend you before setting sail for our final destination, to visit the cave of Antiparos. Buses are operating just 100 meters away from the yacht. On your return on board, we will leave immediately for a nice anchorage on a small island north of Antiparos with crystal clear water. The afternoon has already come as well as the farewell time at Paros port.

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