Greek Islands of the Ionian Sea: Sailing Trip for Sailors 2024

12 days
09-04-2024
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Travel itinerary Terms of participation and cancellation
Price $2450

Price includes

  • Charter yacht.

  • Flight on the route: Athens – Corfu – Athens.
  • Transfers to/from the airport.

  • 2 nights in Corfu in double rooms.

  • 1 night in Athens in double rooms.

  • 3 breakfasts at the hotels.

  • Accommodation on the yacht in double cabins.

  • Accommodation on the yacht in double cabins.

  • Sailing certificate issued by the Polish Sailing and Canoeing Association (PZŻ) authorizing the application for sailing licenses.

  • Cleaning the yacht after the voyage.
  • Taxes.
  • Outboard engine.

  • Deposit.
  • Accident insurance (NNW) and liability insurance (KL).

  • Fees for mooring in ports and marinas.

  • Electricity, water, fuel for the yacht.

  • Equipment on the yacht: fully equipped kitchen, bedding, towels, toilets and shower cabins in one, electricity (charging mobile phones and cameras 12V): 230V power supply only in port.

  • Guided tour by a local guide in Athens.

  • Guided tour by a local guide in Corfu.

The price does not include

  • Cost of international airline tickets.
  • Transport to/from the airport.
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the program.
  • Meals on the yacht – a contribution collected before the trip, approximately €10 per day.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Standard tips and personal expenses.
  • Compensation for lost or damaged personal luggage.

Greek islands can be divided into groups such as the Aegean Islands (including archipelagos such as the Cyclades, Sporades, and Dodecanese), the Ionian Islands, the Saronic Islands, and the island of Crete along with its coastal islands. These islands provide extraordinary experiences for a lifetime…

 

 


Travel itinerary

1.day

Flight to Athens

Passport and baggage check-in and then a flight to Athens. This city, along with the famous Acropolis, is the most important symbol of ancient Greece. Here you can find landmarks such as the Theater of Dionysus, the Roman Forum, the famous Hadrian’s Arch, and the Temple of Olympian Zeus.

2.day

KORFU

Arrival in Athens, and then a flight to Corfu. Poetically called Kerkyra, Corfu is known as the greenest Greek island. The place enchants with its magnificent beaches, stunning views, and magical old town… Accommodation on the island.

 

3.day

Scenic Landscapes: Corfu

After breakfast, we will explore an island that enchants with lush greenery, beautiful beaches, picturesque mountains, and numerous landmarks. The capital of the island is the city of Corfu with its famous Old Town, which has been entirely inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is also worth seeing two fortresses surrounded by a labyrinth of streets perfect for strolls – the Old Fortress and the New Fortress. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.

4.day

Marina Gouvia

After breakfast, we will head to the port, the marina of Gouvia, to embark on a comfortable yacht where we will spend the next 9 days. Those who are experiencing sailing adventures for the first time will learn the rules of life on a yacht and the basics of its operation. Seasoned sailors will have the opportunity to expand and refine their skills. Throughout the journey, we will be accompanied by a qualified skipper with extensive offshore experience. Our sailing route will include destinations such as Petriti, Paxos, Antipaxos, Parga, Sivota, and Plataria, among others.

5.day

Petriti

Petriti is a fishing village located on the southeast coast of Corfu, about 30 kilometers south of the city. The village is the largest fishing port on the island, and five seaside taverns specialize in seafood.

6.day

Paxos

Paxos is a small island (19 square kilometers) in the Ionian Sea, located approximately 14 km from Corfu. It enchants with rocky cliffs, rocky arches and caves, and above all with its stunning turquoise water.

7.day

Antipaxos

Antipaxos is the “younger sister” of Paxos. Located in its immediate vicinity, this small island is one of the most beautiful sights we will see during our entire voyage.

 

8.day

Parga

Parga is a charming seaside resort dominated by an ancient castle situated on a rocky hill. In the vicinity, there are beautiful beaches offering various forms of entertainment.

9.day

Sivota

Sivota is a small town located on the Greek mainland, right next to the southern part of Corfu.

10.day

Plataria

Plataria is another picturesque village on the route of our voyage. Like everywhere else, here too we will experience magnificent views, beautiful beaches, and waters shimmering in all shades of blue.

11.day

Ateny

We bid farewell to the beautiful island of Corfu. Transfer to the airport and flight to Athens. Here, we will explore the most interesting and well-known Athenian landmarks. We will start from the center of this ancient city. We will see, among others, the Kalimarmaro Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896. Additionally, we will visit the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Parliament (here we will witness the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier), the Athenian Trilogy (the School of Fine Arts, the University of Athens, the National Library). Then, we will explore the Acropolis with a guide. We will visit, among others, the Parthenon (a temple dedicated to the goddess of wisdom, Athena), the Erechtheion, the Temple of Nike, the Propylaea (Gateway). After descending from the Acropolis, we will stroll through the Greek and Roman Agoras to the oldest district of Athens called Plaka. Transfer to the hotel, overnight stay.

12.day

FAREWELL TO THE GROUP AND DEPARTURE FROM ATHENS

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and departure from Athens, planning for future sailing adventures.

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The company is not responsible for any loss of customer's property due to burglary, theft, loss, etc. We also do not assume responsibility for any losses incurred by the customer in motels. Rek Travel reserves the right to change the itinerary due to circumstances beyond its control. The customer is obliged to comply with the tour regulations. Tour participants are insured according to the requirements of the US Department of Transportation for a total amount of $500,000 (insurance policy available upon request). Participants may opt for additional insurance coverage for hospital and outpatient treatment of illnesses acquired during the tour, as well as accidents in visited facilities (further information available at the office) for an additional fee.

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