Discover 3 islands in one day! The One Day Cruise from Athens is a daily tour to the beautiful Saronic islands: Hydra, Poros, and Aegina.
Embarkation to the cruise ship at 08.00 from Marina Flisvou which is located close to Athens center. The first island that we visit is Hydra, where you arrive at 11.45. You will have time for a walk in the picturesque town and for shopping or swimming. At the port, you will find many horse-carriages for a romantic tour of the town.
At 13.30, embarkation and sail for Aegina through Poros and seashore Peloponnese. The lunch will be served on board. At 15.30, we arrive at Aegina where you will have time for a swim. Close to the port, you will see a single column standing, a remain of the temple of Apollo that used to be there.
Optional excursion by bus to the fine preserved Temple of Athena Aphaia in the center of the island. At 18.00, embarkation for the trip returning back to the port of Piraeus after the one day cruise from Athens is at 19.30.
A few words about the islands: Hydra, the favorite island of the jet set, whose old traditional beautiful stone houses and mansions silently witness to a long and turbulent story. The small narrow stone-paved streets await you to explore them on foot or by the island’s traditional “vehicle” the saddled donkey captivating walks along with the old seaside promenade crystal clear waters, radiant fine craft shops and the beauty of Hydra will conquer you! Your stay in Hydra is about 2 hours.
Poros is the smallest of the three islands that you visit, its attraction is the narrow strait offering a most enchanting view of the town of Poros. Your stay in Poros is about 1 hour.
Aegina is the largest of the three islands. Apart from its harbor, there are optional organized tours by air-conditioned busses visiting the Temple of Afea (archeological site) or the Church of Saint Nektarios, whose relics are displayed. The above-mentioned tours are optional and are sold onboard the ship. Your stay in Aegina is about 2 hours.