One Way to Mykonos | Yacht Charter from Athens to Mykonos- Songs In The Sails

One way to Mykonos | Songs In The Sails- Yacht Charter from Athens to Mykonos

Embark on an unforgettable crewed yacht charter vacation in Greece, sailing from Athens to the enchanting island of Mykonos. This one-way itinerary offers a perfect balance of stunning island stops and fascinating historical sites to explore. If you’re looking for a shorter journey, consider a seven to ten-night sailing itinerary.

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Your journey begins in the vibrant city of Athens, at the bustling port of Piraeus. From there, set sail towards the awe-inspiring Cape Sounion, home to the ancient Greek temple of Poseidon, the god of the sea in classical mythology. The temple’s ruins perch dramatically on the headland, surrounded on three sides by the sparkling sea, making it a must-visit historical site.

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Next, venture to the alluring island of Kythnos, known for its 99 beaches, some of which can only be accessed by boat. With a coastline of 100 kilometers, Kythnos promises an array of sandy havens. Relax on the crescent-shaped isthmus of Kolona, a fine sand paradise, or indulge in the warm thermal springs at Loutra bay, renowned for their reputed curative properties. As you explore the island, make sure to visit Katafiki Cave in Dryopida, one of the largest caves in Kythnos, steeped in history and natural wonders.

Sail to Serifos, a picturesque Greek village perched atop a hill, with charming white and blue houses dotting the landscape. Stroll through the narrow streets lined with inviting bars, cafés, and tavernas, adding to the romantic ambiance. Don’t miss the opportunity to take a ten-minute walk to the Venetian castle built in the 15th century, offering dreamy vistas of the blue sea.

Continuing your voyage, reach Milos, a volcanic island embraced by the breathtaking deep blue waters of the Aegean Sea. Milos is renowned for its historical statues, including the famous ‘Venus de Milo,’ now housed in the Louvre. Explore the remarkable rock formations and caves shaped by the island’s unique weather and sea conditions. Additionally, Milos holds a significant mining history, with ancient mines dating back to the Mediterranean’s earliest times.

Your sailing adventure takes you to Polyaigo, an uninhabited island characterized by its abundant goats and magnificent beaches. Owned by the Greek Orthodox Church, Polyaigo offers a peaceful escape, where you can relax amidst the island’s natural beauty.

Next, visit Folegandros, a hidden gem off the beaten path, captivating visitors with its white-washed houses and blue roofs. The island’s three small villages, including Chora, offer a tranquil escape with centers closed off to car traffic. Wander through the island’s terraced landscapes, adorned with dry stone walls crafted for agriculture over the centuries. Make sure to explore Chrysospiliá, a unique cave below the Virgin Mary monastery, globally renowned for ancient Greek names etched on its walls and roof, dating back to the 4th century BC.

Sikinos awaits with its ancient wine-making heritage visible in the old stone-walled terraces scattered across the island. Discover the remnants of the ancient city and hike along the island’s various trails, immersing yourself in Sikinos’ rich history.

The iconic island of Santorini beckons, historically known as Thera or Thira, boasting one of the largest volcanic eruptions in recorded history—the Minoan eruption. The caldera, surrounded by volcanic ash deposits hundreds of meters deep, has sparked the legend of Atlantis. Enjoy a guided tour, taking you through the island’s fascinating history and a visit to the renowned winery. Admire the captivating views from Thira or Oia, shop in the local boutiques, and indulge in delicious local cuisine as you witness the famous Santorini sunset.

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Ios, beloved by the youth, entices with its vibrant nightlife and the popular Mylopotas beach. Embrace the Mediterranean climate and the refreshing meltemi breeze, adding to the island’s appeal.

Amorgos, the most eastern island in the Cyclades, is an idyllic retreat, accompanied by 16 neighboring islets, including Nikouria Island. Discover the island’s tranquility and immerse yourself in its natural beauty.

Explore Koufonisia’s three main islands—Koufonisi, Kato, and Keros—situated between Naxos and Amorgos. Experience the unspoiled charm of these hidden paradises, blessed with pristine shores and serene surroundings.

Paros, nestled in the central Aegean Sea, enthralls with its serene landscapes and charming towns. Delve into the island’s history, and delight in the calm ambiance that defines this captivating destination.

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Delos, an island rich in mythological history, invites you to explore its impressive excavations, offering a glimpse into ancient times. Delos is conveniently located near bustling Mykonos, offering a perfect opportunity to bask in the glory of Greek civilization.

Finally, your journey culminates in Mykonos, a major tourist hub renowned for its vibrant nightlife, delectable dining, and beautiful white sandy beaches. Mykonos is part of the Cyclades, nestled between Tinos, Syros, Paros, and Naxos. Its iconic white-washed buildings create a picture-perfect backdrop for your unforgettable journey.

On this crewed yacht charter vacation, you’ll be pampered and catered to by experienced and friendly crew members, ensuring a seamless and luxurious sailing experience. So, set sail on this dream voyage through the Greek islands, where a wealth of history, natural beauty, and unforgettable moments await you. Bon voyage!

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