Egina, Hydra and Poros Day Cruise
Set sail on the crystalline waters of the Saronic Gulf and cruise from island to island when you book this exciting sea adventure and land tour near Athens. Your tour includes a cruise that transfers you among the islands of Aegina, Poros, and Hydra, which are known for their great shopping districts and unique relics of Greek history, such as the Temple of the goddess Aphaia. You'll also get free time to swim, shop and explore the ins and outs of Hydra, eat lunch on the cruise ship and explore the sites of Poros and Aegina. It's the perfect day cruise for the sea loving wayfarer and history buff alike.
Begin your cruise with a transfer by motorcoach to your cruise ship and get ready to set sail for the beautiful island of Hydra--a favorite tourist attraction for photographers and jet setters alike. Hydra boasts architecture like none other with its fortress like, stone built home. Gaze on its crystalline waters and enjoy shopping in its district of boutiques and locally-owned shops, where you'll find crafts, folk art, and jewelry to buy. Witness the Mediterranean lifestyle with Hydra's donkey rides--the traditional way to get around Hydra.
Continue your journey by setting sail for the island of Aegina in the afternoon. You'll journey through the narrow strait that divides the island of Poros from the coast of Peloponnese region of Greece, which is known for its beautiful beaches. You'll catch a glimpse of the pistachio landscapes of Aegina and the popular port village of Santa Marina, which boasts laid-back taverns and gorgeous golden beaches. You'll even have enough time to visit places like the Temple of Aphaia,the Temple that was built in 500 B.C. in honor of the Greek goddess Aphaia.
Your tour concludes with a stop at the island of Poros, which is known for its wonderfully scented lemon trees that dot the streets on this tiny island. You'll also come across the famous bell tower, where you can get breathtaking views of the islands for the best pictures. End your day enjoying an entertaining traditional Greek folk show before your ship docks at Port Flisvos.
From the crystalline waters of Hydra to the ancient city sites of Aegina, you'll have lots to explore and more when you take this exciting cruise in the Saronic Gulf. Get ready to go island hopping and book your exciting tour of the Saronic Gulf Islands to set sail back into time!