Discover a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the wonders of the Aegean Islands. As it’s said very day is a new day and each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.
Embarkation: Athens (Marina Zea)
Ship: M/S Galileo
Sailing Dates: 20 Apr 18 to 26 Oct 2018
Duration: 8 days/7 nights
Poros, Folegandros, Santorini, Antiparos, Paros, Mykonos, Syros, Kythnos
“Day 1 – Friday MARINA ZEA – POROS
Embarkation between 2-3 pm. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers. Sail for Poros for a short 3 hours visit, before set sail to Poliegos. Overnight at sea.
Day 2 – Saturday POLIEGOS – FOLEGANDROS
Morning arrival in Poliegos, a very small island known for its amazing beaches. Morning swim stop followed by a BBQ on deck. Afternoon sailing to Folegandros, one of the most amazing and less known islands in the Aegean Sea. Walk the amazing Upper city and dine at one of the traditional Greek tavernas.
Day 3 – Sunday SANTORINI
Morning arrival at Santorini (occasionally at anchor) to explore its unique capital Fira. Optional Excursion to a typical Winery and a tour of the villages including the small beautiful village of Oia know for its breathtaking view over the caldera. Overnight in Santorini.
Day 4 – Monday ANTIPAROS-PAROS
In the morning you will enjoy a swim stop in an enchanting bay of Antiparos . Early noon arrival in Paros. Visit Parikia and the quaint village of Naoussa. Time to have a fun night and show us your dancing skills during our famous Greek Night.
Overnight in Paros.
Day 5 – Tuesday DELOS (anchorage) MYKONOS
Optional morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. Later on, we stop at one of Mykonos beautiful bays for swimming off the ship before sailing into the port of Mykonos. The island of the jet setters is yours to explore and the night is young. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 6 – Wednesday SYROS
After a morning swim we will arrive in Syros, the capital of the Cycladic islands where you can enjoy one of its beautiful sandy beaches or walk through town and enjoy the unique architecture of the buildings. Overnight in Syros.
Day 7 – Thursday KYTHNOS- MARINA ZEA, ATHENS
In the morning we will arrive in Kythnos where you will enjoy a swim in Kolones bay and will then set sail for Marina Zea where we will arrive in the late afternoon via Cape Sounion, the temple of Poseidon. Overnight in Marina Zea.
Day 8 – Friday MARINA ZEA- DISEMBARKATION
Disembarkation after breakfast. Source Variety Cruises”
Facts at a Glance
Length: 48.00 meters
Breadth: 10.00 meters
Draft: 2.80 meters
Crew: 16 – 18 persons
Cruising speed: 11.00 knots
“The 51 meter “Galileo” is a classic steel Motor Sailer built with the most stringent safety regulations, with spacious and well appointed interiors, rebuilt in 2004 and renovated in 2007.
Athens Tours Greece Cruises
Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the wonders of the Aegean Islands. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.
The MotorSailer GALILEO
The 51 meter M/S Galileo is a classic steel hull motor sailer, with spacious and well appointed interiors renovated in 2007. The Galileo is always sailing under motors. Sails are occasionally used when weather and route allow.
Life on Board
At the main deck, a lounge area with an American bar leads into a warm and elegant dining room finished with wood and leather. Guests on Galileo enjoy the most, a shaded outdoor deck area with an outdoor bar and the ship’s sun deck equipped with sun beds and deckchairs.
The M/S Galileo’s 26 outside guest cabins are located on the Lower and the Upper Deck all with large windows or portholes. Elegantly decorated, they have either twin or queen sized beds and bathrooms with showers en suite. All cabins are fully air-conditioned and offer storage space and radio music controls. Source Variety Cruises”
Departure dates 2018: Apr 20, 27 – May 04, 11, 18 – Jun 01, 08, 15, 22, 29 – Jul 06, 13, 20, 27 – Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31 – Sep 07, 21, 28 – Oct 12, 19
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