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Athens: Saronic Gulf Full-Day Cruise with Stops on 3 Islands

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21 reviews

Athens: Saronic Gulf Full-Day Cruise with Stops on 3 Islands

Activity provider: CHAT TOURS
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From US$ 144.75 per person

Sail across the Aegean Sea to the jetsetter island of Hydra and the green islands of Aegina and Poros on a full-day cruise from Athens. Enjoy a Greek Island cruise and see golden beaches, Greek temples, colorful markets, and more.

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Duration 12 hours
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English, French, German, Italian, Spanish


  • Sail across the Aegean Sea to the Saronic Gulf islands
  • Visit the bohemian island of Hydra where donkeys are still used as transport
  • Cruise along the coast of the Pelopponese peninsula in a deep blue sea
  • See the astonishing Temple of Aphaea on Aegina
  • Stroll among lemon scented groves in Poros
  • Enjoy a traditional folk show of Greek song and dance
Full description
Take a full-day Greek Island cruise from Athens and sail to the Aegean islands of Hydra and Poros in the Gulf of Aegina. Departing from Marina Flisvos in Athens, sail across to Hydra, the beloved muse of painters, craftsmen, and photographers. The combination of its unique architecture, crystal clear waters, splendid crafts shops, and habit of getting about by donkey, make it one of the last examples of a living Mediterranean history. After some free time to explore on your own, set sail for Aegina. Lunch will be served on board as you pass through the narrow strait separating the Peloponnese coast from Poros. Known for its rich history, pistachio groves, lively fish market, and floating fruit and vegetable market, as well as picturesque seaside villages, Aegina was once a rival to Athens, and you can visit the majestic 5th-century BC Temple of the Goddess Aphaea overlooking the Saronic Gulf, regarded as the best preserved ancient temple of Greece. Continue to Poros, the smallest of the 3 islands. Poros Town nestles quietly in the embrace of deep green pine forests and mildly scented lemon groves. A climb to the town’s Bell Tower affords unforgettable views. But the day doesn’t end there! A traditional Greek folk show, featuring singers and dancers in original costumes form all over Greece will entertain you on the return journey to Marina Flisvos.
  • Transportation
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Amalia Hotel Athens

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Please note that the last bus transfer from Athens to the port is at 07:20
  • Full names with birthday and Nationality are required for all passengers
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3.5 /5

based on 21 reviews

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Good organization and a beautiful island of Hydra

From the pick-up to the boat trip to the return trip to the hotel, everything went well and was well organized. The island of Hydra is particularly worth seeing. For campaigns on Hydra and on Aegina had to be paid extra. The food on board was very good. The only disadvantage is that the excursion is advertised with the selection of a German speaking guide. The languages, Greek, French, English and Spanish were spoken on board.

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September 24, 2018

Mass tourism with very short visits

While it was certain that the trip is not high class for this price, it is really not much fun to be always fighting for good seats and waiting ages to get on or off the boat. It is just too many people and the program is laid out too tight. The islands themselves are quite nice, though of course very targeted to the tourists to come and there not a real authentic look on the daily life there. I would not recommend it.

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September 24, 2019

very expensive cruise compared to the interest. it is true that it allows you to see islands and change scenery. hydta is a pretty island, peros has no interest and aegina has interest only if you take a sightseeing tour on site in addition to 23 or 28 €. in the end 3:45 of visit and the rest of the time of navigation ... I do not recommend it in view of the value for money

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May 23, 2019

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