AEGEAN SEA CROSSING IN JUNE & SEPTEMBER

SAILING, WALKING & SWIMMING
The Aegean sea crossing from west to east starts with a brief stop at the foot of Cape Sounion. According to the chiosen option: to the north, Syros, Mykonos and Patmos are the main highlights of the route, while the "mid-route" stops at Anti-Paros, the small Cyclades and Amorgos. The south route joins Santorini, then the Dodecanese via the beautiful isolated îsland of Astipalaia. For each of these routes, enjoy a two-week odyssey of sailing, walkingv sightseeing and swimming.

Cruise details

  • North Route: After a stop at Syros then at Mykonos, a long step leads us to Patmos and the monastery of St John the Theologian. This route then goes along the Dodecanese islands, Lipsi, Leros and Kalymnos before the arrival at Kos, then Nisyros, Tilos and Symi. It offers a wild variety of islands and turns out more sports in case of meltem.
  • Mid Route: It is the Cyclades route par excellence. A variant stops at Syros and at the Naousa bay at Paros. The small Cyclades and Amorgos are highlights of this itinerary, as well as Levitha, an island with few inhabitants and fishermen. We then go along the Dodecanese at Kalymnos and Kos, the city of Hyppocrates and its remparts of the St John knights, then the surprising islands of Nisyros and Tilos, and last but not least, Symi and its neo-classical architecture.
  • South Route: Sailing along the Western Cyclades leads us to Santorini stopping at Kea, Kythnos, Serifos, Sifnos and Ios. After the stages in the islands of Anafi and Astipalaia to the east, we navigate towards Nisyros, Tilos and Symi. It is the longest route, with the Thira caldeira as the climax of the cruise, and numerous stops in natural and unspoilt islands, as well as the discovery of beautiful architectures, neo-classical at Symi, medieval at Rhodes.

Highlights

  • Extensive programme of island hopping in the Aegean Sea
  • The Naousa bay of Paros
  • Rhodes, the island of the knights of Saint Jean
  • The monastery and the Cave of the Apocalypse on Patmos
  • The small Cyclades
  • The monastery of Chozoviotissa on Amorgos
  • The wild, natural beauty of Levitha
  • Santorini and its caldeira
  • Astipalaia, the "butterfly" island isolated between Aegean and Dodecanese
  • Far away from the mass tourism, Nisyros and Tilos and their sights
  • The neo-classical architecture of Symi

Have a look at Cycladen.be walking, hiking and trekking in Kea, Kythnos, Syros, Paros, Naxos, Iraklia and Amorgos.


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