No matter what you prefer, culture, night life, culinary experience, Athens has it all. It’s the capital of Greece and one of the oldest cities in Europe. It holds a strong historic position into its today foundation.
You can relax in its many famous spots, Lykavitos, Acropolis, Plaka and Monastiraki. According to mythology, Athens was named after the goddess Athena who brought an olive tree as a gift to the locals.
Throughout time, Athens has evolved into a trading center with its port, Piraeus. Apart from the port, the marina of Alimos and Flisvou are important economic factors due to its high-traffic of yachts, sailing, motor and cruise ships.
The options for chartering a yacht departing from Athens are numerous. The sailing bases are located in many marinas across the coast.
Athens is the ideal starting point for exploring the beautiful Saronic Gulf and its islands.
Yachting in the Athenian Riviera includes many highlights like swimming in the most turquoise waters, dining on-board whilst anchored at a calm bay off the Athenian shoreline and viewing a spectacular sunset.
This coastal city gives the opportunity to its visitors to get out onto the water as early as April and anytime through to late October.
Enjoy the islands of Saronikos bay close to Athens or even visit Cyclades islands with friends and family with one of many motor yachts, sailing yachts or catamarans.
If you are an adventurous sailor you could explore the beaches and seaside villages of the Peloponnese coastline on a private yacht cruise and live a dream!