If you are you looking for a relaxing and memorable day trip from Athens, look no further than a full-day cruise on a traditional wooden ship to the stunning Saronic Gulf islands of Agistri, Moni and Aegina.
Your adventure begins bright and early at 8:45 am, as you board the specious Greek sailing ship. As you set sail from Athens, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the city’s coastline before heading out into the open sea. You’ll feel the warm sun on your face and the salty breeze in your hair as you leave the urban energy behind and head for the tranquil waters of the Saronic Gulf.
Welcome aboard to the first stop of the all-day cruise to Agistri!
As you approach the island, you will be immediately struck by the stunning turquoise waters that surround it. The crystal-clear sea is perfect for swimming and snorkeling, so make sure to bring your swimsuit and gear. With plenty of beaches to choose from in a walking distance, you are sure to find one that suits your needs.
If you are feeling adventurous, renting a bike to explore the island is a great option. Agistri is a small island, so it’s easy to get around and see everything just in very little time.
While you’re here, don’t forget to browse the local souvenir shops for unique trinkets and mementos to take home with you.
As the hour and a half comes to a close, we’ll head back to the boat and continue on to our next destination. But don’t worry, there’s still plenty more to see and do on this amazing all-day cruise. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the journey!
Get ready for an amazing water experience at Moni island while admiring its stunning landscape, which is a protected area by UNESCO and boasts crystal clear waters!
As it is not a disembarkation spot, instead we’ll swim and have fun in the crystal-clear waters near the boat, all while admiring the stunning views of the island. Feel free to take a leap from the ship’s gangplank into the inviting, azure waters below. The waters around Moni Island are teeming with marine life, making it an ideal spot for snorkeling and diving. You will have an hour full of fun in the sun.
After working up an appetite,the boat’s crew will serve up a special Mediterranean buffet, featuring some of the freshest and most delicious local ingredients. As you relax on the boat, taking in the stunning views of Moni Island and its surroundings, you’ll feel truly immersed in the beauty and tranquility of the Mediterranean. This is a day you’ll never forget, and a true highlight of your trip to Greece.
Our final destination on this all-day cruise is Aegina, also known as the pistachio island. With a long history of pistachio cultivation, you can explore the local market and try traditional delicacies made with this delicious nut.
The Archaeological Museum of Aegina is definitely worth a visit for those interested in ancient history. The Apollon Temple is also a must-see attraction on the island, with the stunning Doric columns and beautiful architecture.
In addition to the historical attractions, Aegina is famous for its delicious local products. You can visit local stands to try out these tasty treats and even bring some back home as souvenirs.
Take a stroll through the charming town before enjoying a refreshing swim on the beach and the crystal-clear waters. As the day draws to a close, you’ll board the ship once again and enjoy a leisurely sail back to Athens, savoring the memories of your unforgettable day in the Saronic Islands.
Whether you’re arriving alone or via taxi, use the pin location on Google Maps for guidance. Should you find yourself lost near the Olympiacos offices, simply proceed downhill and you’ll locate us!
If you need pickup services, these can be arranged at the time of ticket booking. This service includes transportation from and back to your hotel or accommodation point.
Please note, the pickup service is limited to locations within Athens.