1-Day Saronic Islands Cruise
cruise has placed Epirotiki Cruises at the forefront of day cruising
for over 30 years covering three of the most beautiful islands of
the Saronic Gulf, Aegina, Poros and Hydra throughout the year.
The ship departs at 0815 am from the port of Marina Flisvos, Athens
(Trocadero Terminal) where passengers of all nationalities are made
welcome by the professional multilingual tour leaders in a relaxed
and friendly atmosphere.
0930 am the vessel arrives in Aegina. At the reception
desk passengers may obtain shore excursion tickets to the magnificent
5th century BC Classical Greek Temple of Afaea, rising above a breathtaking
scenery of dark green pine trees and deep blue sea. The three temples
of Afaea (Aegina), Parthenon (Akropolis) and Poseidon (Cape Sounion)
form the famous 'Golden Mean Triangle'.
Other options include a guided tour of the island and visit to
the Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Nektarios.
A bustling fish market, floating fruit market and Aegina's pistachio
nuts are other attractions awaiting visitors.
Next port of call the little island of Poros.
Walk along winding streets, among rich pine forest and lemon trees
to the top of a panoramic tower clock view of the Peloponnese. Alternatively
you may wish to relax at a portside cafe and enjoy the scenery.
is served in two sittings at 1200 and 1400 (a typical three-course
meal: Season Salad, Macaroni Salad, Chicken Fillet with Sauce, Rice
and Broccoli, Orange Cake Bavaroise, Season Fruits, and other choice
And finally, Hydra. Enjoy one of the most cosmopolitan
of Greek islands. The favorite of the international jet-set and
an artist retreat dotted with art galleries, its narrow picturesque
streets (no cars allowed on the island), white washed houses, stores
of folklore art and jewelry, local delicacies, crystal waters and
multiple cliff face views justly make this island a jewel of the
Aegean Sea. Ideal for shopping, swimming and photographs.
At 0500 pm we begin the return trip to Trocadero, Athens. Passengers
are invited to the main lounge to enjoy our international live orchestra
and local Greek folk dances. Our main aim is the entertainment of
all our passengers.
This cruise is the ideal introduction to the 'Greek Spirit', the
life, the culture, the entertainment and the famous Greek hospitality
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