A small picturesque town in the west of Greece, almost opposite Ithaca and a breath away from Lefkas, anda few kilometers from the urban centers of the area and one hour from Preveza airport.
“Embraced” by the imposing and … grey-green mountain of Veloucha on the one hand (due to the sparse vegetation and the characteristic dry stone) and the deep blue embrace of the Ionian Sea.
ITINERARIES FROM ASTAKOS
ONE WEEK ASTAKOS
1st Day: Astakos – Ithaki (Vathi or Kioni)
2nd Day:Ithaki – Ag Efimia (Kefalonia)
3rd Day:Ag Efimia (Kefalonia)- Sivota (Lefkas)
4rth Day:Sivota (Lefkas) – Meganissi
5th Day:Meganissi –Kalamos or Kastos
6th Day: Kalamos or Kastos – Astakos
TWO WEEKS SOUTH IONIAN
1st Day:Astakos – Ithaki (Vathi)
2nd:Day:Ithaki – Zakynthos
3rd Day:Zakynthos – Kefalonia (Poros)
4th Day:Poros – Ag Efimia
5th Day:Ag Efimia – Fiskardo (Kefalonia)
6th Day:Fiskardo – Ithaki (Kioni)
7th Day:Kioni – Vasiliki (Lefkas)
8th Day:Vasiliki – Sivota (Lefkas)
9th Day:Sivota – Meganisi
10th Day:Meganissi – Nidri (Lefkas)
11th Day:Nidri – Palairos
12th Day:Palairos – Kalamos or Kastos
13th Day:Kalamos or Kastos – Astakos
TWO WEEKS NORTH IONIAN
1st Day:Astakos – Vasiliki(Lefkas)
2nd Day:Vasiliki – Parga
3rd Day: Parga – Paxoi (Gaios)
4th Day:Gaios – Mourtos
5th Day: Mourtos – Corfu
6th Day:Corfu – Paxoi or Antipaxoi
7th Day:Paxoi or Antipaxoi – Ag Efimia (Kefalonia)
8th Day:Ag Efimia – Kioni(Ithaka)
9th Day:Kioni – Sivota (Lefkas)
10th Day:Sivota – Meganisi
11th Day:Meganisi – Kalamos
12th Day:Kalamos – Kastos
13th Day:Kastos – Astakos
Zakynthos, or Zante, is among the most beautiful and popular islands of the Ionian Sea.It is world famous for the crystal beaches and the intense nightlife. Navagio is the most famous beach of Zakynthos island, with the golden sand and the exotic blue waters. Do not miss a sailin trip to Navagio and the Blue Caves . Wonderful are also Vassilikos, Gerakas, Spiantza in the southern side. Due to their soft sand and clean water, these beaches are used as breeding spots for the loggerhead sea turtle known as the Caretta-Caretta.
The largest island in the Ionians.A very charming place. A Beaches never get crowded due to the large size of the island. Mostly famous exotic beaches are Myrtos, Antisamos, Lourdas and Skala. The beauty of the island was the reason that Kefalonia was chosen for filming the Hollywood movie Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. Kefalonia has many places to see. From picturesque villages to Medieval castles and beautiful monasteries. Fiscardo is the most cosmopolitan place with a port that many yachts visit every summer. Villages worth visiting are Argostoli, Sami and Assos.
Known as the Caribbean of Greece, Lefkada island amazes visitors with the exotic blue colour of its beaches. The perfect place for families, couples and large groups of friends, as it has something for everyone. The beaches, on the west side with their wonderful colour and the impressive landscape. Particularly Porto Katsiki, Egremni and Kathisma. Around the island, visitors can find lovely villages with fish taverns by the sea ,surrounded by lush greenery. Nidri, Vassiliki, Sivota, Agios Nikitas as well as Lefkas town are beautiful places with special character each one.
Among the most beautiful and popular islands of the country. Due to its strong historical connection with Europe, Corfu was among the first islands that became popular destination.Located on the north western side of the country, Corfu island has a cosmopolitan feeling combined with a special traditional character. Paleokastritsa, Sidari, Kassiopi and Acharavi most touristic places in the northern side of the island. The inland is dotted with lovely villages and many sightseeings and wonderful beaches. Highlight of the island is the Old Town with the characteristic Venetian style.
Among the most popular islands of Greece. Famous for the golden beaches, the green nature and the vivid atmosphere, Skiathos A favourite destination for both youth and families. The most popular beaches are located on the southern side of the island, including the famous bay of Koukounaries. However, very impressive is the exotic beach of Lalaria, accessible only by yacht , and you can visit also the Medieval Castle of the island. The Town is the centre of activities on the island, where visitors enjoy nightlife. From Skiathos island, you start your sailing trip to Skopelos and Alonissos, the other islands of Sporades.
According to mythology, Samos was the birthplace of the goddess Hera, wife of Zeus and queen of the gods .
Samos is located in the southern part Dodecanese, near the Turkish coast, from which it is separated by the narrow Mykale Straits (3 km wide). The island is particularly green, with verdant mountains. The greenery, idyllic beaches of pure white sand and the crystal clear waters that complet the island beauty. Samos is also known for its excellent wine which is made from the local Muscat grapes and is exported in all Greece and around the world.
The largest and most popular island. Famous for the romantic Old Town among the best-preserved Medieval Towns in Europe, with strong walls, an impressive castle, paved paths and elegant stone mansions. Another place is Lindos a village with the Acropolis on top worth to visit. Touristic places are close to Town, but you can find also places for total privacy around the island.
The second most popular island of Dodecanese, after Rhodes. . Kos Town is a mixture of Venetian and Ottoman architecture with interesting sightseeing. The Medieval Castle, Ancient Agora, Roman Odeon and the famous Asklepieion, an ancient healing centre, in short distance from the Town and great place to visit in your Kos holidays. The most tourist places are located on the southern side of the island, including Kardamena and Kefalos. This is where visitors can find large golden beaches with crystal water.
Start your sailing holidays from Kos
The islands architecture is more Medieval than Cycladic. The capital , Ermoupolis, distinguishes for the elegant Venetian mansions, the picturesque quarter of Vaporia, the large churches and the impressive Neoclassical buildings, such as the Town Hall and Apollo Theatre in the central square. The beaches are nice and relaxing, with many tourist facilities and accommodation surrounding them. The island is ideal for families and couples looking for romantic holidays.
Start your holidays from Syros…
Located almost in the centre of the Cyclades complex. particularly famous for the cosmopolitan atmosphere, exciting nightlife, the picturesque Cycladic architecture and the magnificent beaches that makes holidays in Mykonos a magnificent experience. An island perfect for people of all ages: walk along the narrow streets of Chora, see the sunset from Little Venice, stay in luxurious hotels and swim in exotic beaches. Super Paradise, Paradise and Kalo Livadi are fabulous places to swim and spend a day under the hot sun. In the evenings, head to Mykonos Town and enjoy a night out in the many bars and clubs.
A famous spot to start your sailing holidays..
Among the most popular islands of Cyclades. Located in the heart of the Aegean Sea, Paros island is ideal for young people, romantic couples and families, too. The Parian traditional villages, particularly Naoussa, Parikia and Lefkes, are perfect samples of Cycladic architecture, with whitewashed sugar houses, paved streets and blue-domed churches. The beaches are famous for the exotic water and the golden sand. The beaches on the south eastern side, such as Golden Beach and New Golden Beach, are particularly popular for windsurfing. A nice day trip from the island is the small island of Antiparos, with the crystal beaches and the relaxing atmosphere .
A nice spot to start your sailing holidays
One of our bases to explore the Cyclades or Saronic Islands . The town is also steeped in history, with the ruins of a theatre at Thorikos and ruins of the old mines that used to be there
Parthenon Temple on the Acropolis hill. Well known for its world-class shopping, thriving tavernas, outstanding museums, and excellent public transport infrastructure
The base were you can start your sailing trip to Saronic and Cyclades.