7-day Sailing the Argosaronikos Islands

Greek Water Yachts trying to respond to requests for boat trips to Greek islands from Athens, launches for 2020 a partnership involving a Lagoon42 catamaran.

Discover the most popular sailing destinations in the Argosaronikos: famous beaches and beautiful islands reveal their secrets.

Full with green trees on their hills, down to the sea level the Argosaronicos islands and towns are a great sailing destination.

You will spend one week sailing close to Athens, in places such as Poros, Hydra, Nafplio, Spestes, with beautiful harbors for anchorage for your catamaran sailboat. These destinations offer the ideal landscape for easy going vacations.

  • sailing in Argosaronikos means beautifull towns and beautiful villages in unique environment

  • the sailing legs are not very long, ideal for the beginners or for sailing holidays in Greece for families, 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.





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Route info

Day 1

Before we start our cruising trip every one of the guidelines will be given concerning the boat, the authoritative documents, and your wellbeing during the cruising voyage. After this short preparation, your captain will explain to you your choices dependent on climate conditions.
We start our trip first for Poros island. It is an exciting sail trip next to the coastline of Athens and Piraeus. Poros is a cute island with extremely natural attraction. It is known for it’s romantic atmosphere, but simultaneously it is ideal for families with kids .Everyone in Poros will be charmed by the landscape and the natural environment of the island. Do not miss the opportunity to walk through the lemon trees in the woodland close by Galatea. Also, for the night life you will find many bars on the facade of the sea shore if you choose to go out for a drink or enjoy your wine on the deck of your boat.

Day 2

From Poros we set out toward Spetses island, It is called Spetses of the Italian word “spezzie” which means fragrance. The flavors of pine and the summer breeze make a unique setting. Spetses island has a cozy harbor, easy for anchoring.
Meet the island and admire the majestic maisons which are the hallmark of the island.. Every September takes place in Spetses an event called “Armata”, it is a re-enactment of a naval battle that happened back in 1931.

Day 3

After Spetses we sail to Nafplio town. It is a short sail trip.
Nafplio is a small city where dominates the Venetian color and atmosphere. This color is recognizable in the architecture and the art of the town. All history of this place is printed in the buildings and in the manners of the people even in the language where you will find traces from Italians, Europeans and Ottomans.
Nafplio ia a vivid city with many visitors. Do not forget to visit Palamidi post and the Bourtzi island. 

Day 4

On the fourth day we will sail with final destination the island of Hydra. During this sail trip we will enjoy the coast of Argolic inlet .
Hydra is hosted over a wind protected harbor. It is known since the decade of sixties as an island with cosmopolitan life and an artistic atmosphere. This is the reason why famous artists like Leonard Cohen, Henry Miller, Allen Ginsberg, Peter Nolan and many other have lived and created in Hydra. It has been also the set place significant movies like “The boy on a dolphin” and “Fedra”.
Hydra is a unique island with cobblestone alleys and beautiful houses with unhidden view to the sea. Hydra is a peaceful place. You will discover the island by boat or by walking since vehicles are not allowed in the village lanes. There are many and legendary bars and cafes which offer every kind of amusement.
Day 5
The fifth day has just come. We proceed with our sail in the Greek isles towards Epidaurous
Epidaurous is an extremely interesting place. It is a small, exedcutive town because it has been the centre of the theatre of the ancient Greece. This happened because in Epidaurous was and still is the most important ancient theatre., an open theatre with the best acoustic of every other. Nowadays in this theatre take place every year significant performances. You can discover the Epidavrous celebration plan following by clicking here .Also,the Asclepieion at Epidaurus was the most celebrated healing center of the Classical world
The visitors of Epidavros can taste fresh fish and local wine in picturesque taverns.

Day 6
For our next bounce from Epidaurous to Aegina it will take just 2 – 3 hours sailing.
Aegina is a standard sailing destination in the Saronic Gulf thanks to the well protected harbor. It is a modern island ideal for swimming in famous beaches, good food and night life. There are also many shops for every taste and any kind of need. Except these, Aegina offers and isolated beaches and archaeological sites like the Temple of Aphaia, and Kolona.

Day 7
Our 7 days cruising visit is arriving at an end. Before check out take a sunbath on your sail boat, make some more dives drink a beverage and get ready for the last supper under the stars and the moon.

Meet the Islands