The Ionian Islands lie off the west coast of Greece and start with Corfu and Paxos in the north, Lefkada, Ithaca and Kefalonia in the Central Ionian and Zakynthos in the south. They are the most famous sailing destination in Greece.
The rocky and volcanic Saronic Islands, lie just in front of the mainland and most of them are only a short sail away from the Athenian Coast. It is the best destination to combine a short stay in Athens and a sailing holiday in the beautiful nearby islands.
Some of the most beautiful islands in the world are in the Aegean Sea! Gorgeous sandy beaches, architecture in white and blue mixed with windmills and domed churches, traditional lifestyle, folklore music, hospitable people and stunning landscapes turn your trip to the Cyclades into a lifetime experience.
In the northeastern part of the Aegean Sea, you will find an impressive collection of five big island: Ikaria, Samos, Lemnos, Lesvos, Chios, and eight smaller ones, Agios Efstratios, Agios Minas, Antipsara, Thymaina, Oinousses, Samiopoula, Fournoi and Psara. It is the most unexplored sailing destination in Greece.
Crete is a great deal more than just another Greek island. Crete is the largest Island of Greece, almost a substantial land on its own with a tremendous and unique history. Periplus of Crete is a great sailing experience that we suggest you to explore.
The North Sporades Island group lies off the eastern shore of the Greek mainland and consists of Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonnisos and Skyros. They are the third most famous sailing destination in Greece.
Curving tightly against the Turkish coast, almost touching Anatolia, the twelve islands of the Dodecanese (Dhodhekanisos) lie in the most eastern part of Greece. Dodecenese is the second most famous sailing destination in Greece.