The Jewels of the Cyclades showcases the Aegean Islands known
for their whitewashed villages and ports, the bright skies and crystal
sea. We are visiting well known places such as Santorini and Mykonos and off the
beaten track islands such as Paros and Folegandros. The highlights of this
program are the excursions in Santorini and Delos, nighlife in Mykonos, the old
Greece atmosphere in Folegandros and our swimstops in some secluded bays where
you will swim from the boat.
The 51 meter "GALILEO" is a classic steel
Motor Sailer built with the most stringent safety regulations, with spacious and
well appointed interiors, rebuilt in 2004 and renovated in
Jewel of the Cyclades Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 - Friday: Marina Zea - Folegandros
Embarkation between 2-3 pm. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your
crew and fellow passengers. Late afternoon departure for Poliegos/Folegandros
Day 2 - Saturday: Poliegos - Folegandros
Morning arrival in Poliegos or Kimolos, two very small islands
known for their lovely beaches. Morning swim stop followed by a BBQ on
deck. Afternoon sailing for Folegandros, one of the most charming and less
known islands in the Aegean Sea. Walk the amazing upper city and dine at one of
the traditional Greek tavernas.
Day 3 - Sunday: Santorini
Morning arrival at Santorini (occasionally at anchor) to
explore its unique capital Fira. Optional excursion to a typical winery with a
breathtaking view, a tour of the villages and the small beautiful village of
Oia. Late afternoon departure for Ios. Arrival at the bustling island of Ios
where you will have time to wander in the streets. Overnight in Ios.
Day 4 - Monday: Paros
In the morning you will enjoy a swim stop in an enchanting bay
of Paros island. Early noon arrival in Paros. Consider an optional visit to
Parikia and the quaint village of Naoussa. This evening time to have fun and
show us your dancing skills during our famous Greek Night. Overnight in
Day 5 - Tuesday: Mykonos
Morning arrival in Mykonos. Enjoy visiting cosmopolitan Mykonos
famous for its night life and the most attractive sandy beaches. Optional
excursion to visit Delos archaeological site. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 6 - Wednesday: Kea
Early noon enjoy a swim stop and relax under sun. In the
afternoon arrive in Kea, visit picturesque Ioulis, the capital of Kea. Tonight
is our special evening in honor of your Captain & Crew, the “Captains
Dinner”. Overnight in Kea.
Day 7 - Thursday: Sounion - Marina Zea
Early noon arrival in Sounion for a relaxing swim under the
Temple of Poseidon. In the evening arrive in Marina Zea. Overnight in Marina
Day 8 - Friday: Marina Zea -
Disembarkation after breakfast.
Swim Stops & Beach Barbeques are weather
permitting. Itinerary is subject to weather conditions and sailing is not
permitted in force 7 Beaufort winds.