The season lasts from March to November. The most popular places for sailors are Athens and Cyclades. Cruising over Greek waters can be a great occasion to try various sailing conditions: from calm waters of near east Peloponnese to windy Cyclades. You can moor for free in many ports.
Yachting in Greece is a great idea for sailing holidays. The four seas surrounding Greece: the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Crete to the east, the Ionian Sea to the west and the Mediterranean Sea to the south – make the sailing very pleasant. You just need to charter a yacht in Greece to feel real freedom and comfort. If you want to you can visit on of 6000 Greek islets and explore this amazing ancient culture.
The sailing season in this region starts at the beginning of the year – in March. However, the weather is unstable at that time, so if you want to take full advantage of the sunlight and relatively calm sea, you should start your journey in May. The peak sailing season months are, like in Croatia, July and August. September is for the brave ones – it is the time of Meltemi, the strong south-east wind. In October, only a few yachts can be seen here, although some people sail over the Greek seas all year long!
Yachting in Greece provides many interesting forms of entertainment. It is a perfect combination of sea sailing in a comfortable manner, exploring local cuisine, tradition and culture and sightseeing, taking pictures and admiring local landscapes. The way of spending leisure time is up to you. The range of possibilities is open wide. From different water sport, like diving, paddling or snorkelling, through relaxing on diverse beaches and “mountain” trips and exploring ancient monuments.
Tourists renting yachts in Greece head to one of five most popular islands: Santorini, Zakynthos, Rhodos, Corfu or Kefalonia. They all are unique and astonish their visitors not only with beautiful and wild nature, but also with local specialities, very hospitable and friendly natives or ancient monuments, like the city of Lindos.
Who once charters a yacht in Greece, he or she will remember the white and blue houses on breathtaking views forever. This ancient country fascinates people due to unique landscapes, unusual art, local cuisine, one-off climate and also people who live there.