Day 4: Syros (Ermoupoli) – Mykonos (18 nm)
Let’s sail towards Mykonos !! Don’t forget to stop at “Rhenia” for a swim.
Mykonos is Greece’s most famous cosmopolitan island, a whitewashed paradise . According to mythology, Mykonos was formed from the petrified bodies of giants killed by Hercules. The island took its name from the grandson of Apollo, “Mykonos”. Set out on a journey to discover a fascinating world where glamour meets simplicity.
Day 5: Mykonos – Delos – Syros (Finikas) (23 nm)
Visit the archaeological site of Delos which is one of the most important mythological, historical, and archaeological sites in Greece. The excavations in the island are among the most extensive in the Mediterranean. Delos had a position as a holy sanctuary for a millennium before Olympian Greek mythology made it the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis.
From its Sacred Harbour, the horizon shows the three conical mounds that have identified landscapes sacred to a goddess in other sites: one, retaining its Pre-Greek name Mount Kynthos, is crowned with a sanctuary of Zeus.
Established as a cult center, Delos had an importance that its natural resources could never have offered.
After your visit to Delos, sail towards Syros and moor at the safe bay of Finikas.
Day 6: Finikas – Kea (Karthaia) (43 nm)
Starting from Finikas, towards the ancient bay of Karthaia at Kea island, with a beautiful beach and the ancient city and temple by the sea. You can moor at Vourkari and visit the capital of Kea “Ioulis”.
Kea is an island of myth and tradition. In the Early Bronze Age a settlement appears at Agia Eirini on Agios Nikolaos bay, one of the largest natural harbours in the Mediterranean. Settlements inhabitants were clearly influenced by the Minoan civilization. There were four cities in the island. Two cities in the West : Korissos (the modern –day port) and Poiiessa, one in the East :Karthaia and a fourth : Ioulis on the site of present-day Chora.
This stone isle, which Man has literally bent to his will with countless stone walls and terraces, is still marked by its uninterrupted inhabitation since the Neolithic the forest of royal oaks which covers a large part of its inland and eastern sections.
Day 7: Kea – Lavrion (15 nm)
On your last day, you will leave Kea and sail towards your final destination, at Lavrion, in our base .You can stop at Makronissos for swimming and arrive until 18:00 back to Olympic Marine.
Day 8: Disembarkation at 09:00 in the morning for check out.