CYCLADES ITINERARY ONLY UPON REQUEST IN JULY AND AUGUST
Even the Center North Cyclades cruise is very interesting and is scheduled close to the end of the season because of the weather. The wind not so much and the temperatures are mild, ideal to visit fantastic islands, from important archaeological site to fashion islands, from very religious to lonely one. Many different aspects characterise these islands and each one is a world itself. Quiet beaches where it’s a real pleasure to get lost are not missed. The passages between the larger islands are ideal for fishing!!
Welcome on board of Penne Bianche! The boarding is planned around 18, in Paros, in Paroikia where your fantastic saling holiday begins. You can rent the whole boat for yourselves only to have more privacy and freedom to choose the itinerary, or you can rent one or more cabins and share the holiday with other guests. We’ll offer you a welcome cocktail, you’ll meet the crew who will show you the boat. The supplies will be already stored on board and you’ll be able to relax completely. Once set the luggage we’ll have dinner ashore.
The formula of the yacht charter with crew, skipper and hostess, offers a great service to its pampered guests so they can fully enjoy the sailing holiday with no thoughts and so completely relax. After a rich breakfast, once boarded the last minute provisions, the sailing cruise starts in the direction of Mykonos (20 miles). It’s the capital of the greek tourism, famous for its transgressive nightlife. Very much less crowded in October Mykonos is a pleasant destination for its sea and its Cycladic villages. Mooring in the bay, dining and shore excursion to visit the island on a motorbike and the port with the elegant Chora overlooking the sea.
We depart after breakfast to Delos, (5 miles). It’s a renowned archaeological site that it extends for almost the entire length of the island. Shore excursion and visit the site are not to be missed!! In the afternoon short sailing (8 miles) to Tinos, the holy island. Religion and tradition, Tinos is a refined island with crystal clear sea. Important place of pilgrimage for Orthodox faith it welcomes every year thousands of pilgrims. From the port it begins a paved road that leads to the important church of the Panagia. It was built with Paros and Tinos marble and dominates the whole city. On board Penne Bianche, where the cuisine is one of the most intriguing aspects of this dream cruise.
Penne Bianche is an elegant, fast but very stable boat and she can offer the maximum comfort to the sailing boat holiday lovers. Today she takes you to Syros ( 12 miles). Possibility to anchor in a bay or in the port of Ermoupoli, the capital of all the Cyclades. Built like an amphitheater with neoclassical buildings, old mansions but also white houses that go down to the harbor. There are many churches, an archaeological museum, monasteries. Beaches and quiet anchorages are not missing.
Pleasant sailing to Kithnos, (20 miles) famous in antiquity for its good administration. The oldest traces of human presence in the Cyclades have been found here. Mainly mountainous Kithnos presents some beautiful bays, a small and picturesque Chora inland. We moor at Loutra dock for the night where there is the possibility to have a thermal bath. The cuisine is the winning card of this sailing boat holiday.
Departure after breakfast to Kea (20 miles), island particularly picturesque. We sail along its west coast to the bay of Korissia, very well protected natural harbor. A visit to the Chora is a must, its Cycladic color remains intact. The various houses have tiled roofs, the hilly streets are paved with stones, the beautiful churches have wooden iconostasis worked on art. Dinner on board with Mediterranean dishes and homemade pasta.
Departure before dawn heading towards Poros (40 miles), guaranteed fun for sailing enthusiasts. Penne Bianche, fully-equipped to sail in complete safety and indipendence through the Aegean islands, gives you a day of great excitement. Sun, wind and fishing, a wonderful sailing holiday.
End of this amazing Cyclades sailing tour and landing at 08.00. See you soon..