Jewels of the Cyclades by Variety Cruises
Description of the Cruise:
Day 1 (Saturday): Marina Zeas (Athens) - Poros
Embarkation between 2-3 pm. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers. Sail for Poros for a short 3 hours visit, before set sail to Poliegos. Overnight at sea.
Day 2 (Sunday): Poliegos - Folegandros
Morning arrival in Poliegos, a very small island known for its amazing beaches. Morning swim stop followed by a BBQ on deck. Afternoon sailing to Folegandros, one of the most amazing and less known islands in the Aegean Sea. Walk the amazing Upper city and dine at one of the traditional Greek tavernas.
Day 3 (Monday): Santorini
Morning arrival at Santorini (occasionally at anchor) to explore its unique capital Fira. Optional excursion to Akrotiti excavations and a tour of the villages, including the small beautiful village of Oia know for its breathtaking view over the caldera. Overnight in Santorini.
Day 4 (Tuesday): Antiparos - Paros
In the morning you will enjoy a swim stop in an enchanting bay of Antiparos. Early noon arrival in Paros. Visit Parikia and the quaint village of Naoussa. Time to have a fun night and show us your dancing skills during our famous Greek night. Overnight in Paros
Day 5 (Wednesday): Delos- Mykonos
Optional morning tour to the unique archaeological site of Delos, antiquity’s most sacred island. Later on, we stop at one of Mykonos beautiful bays for swimming off the ship before sailing into the port of Mykonos. The island of the jet setters is yours to explore and the night is young. Overnight in Mykonos.
Day 6 (Thursday): Syros
After a morning swim we will arrive in Syros, the capital of the Cycladic islands where you can enjoy one of its beautiful sandy beaches or walk through town and enjoy the unique architecture of the buildings. Overnight in Syros.
Day 7 (Friday): Kythnos - Marina Zeas (Athens)
In the morning we will arrive in Kythnos where you will enjoy a swim in Kolones bay and will then set sail for Marina Zea where we will arrive in the late afternoon via Cape Sounion, the temple of Poseidon. Overnight in Marina Zea.
Disembarkation after breakfast.
Cruise vessel’s ( M/S Galileo ) information:
The 51 meter "Galileo" is a classic steel Motor Sailer, with spacious and well appointed interiors renovated in 2013. At the main deck, a lounge area with an American bar leads into a warm and elegant dining room finished with wood and leather. Guests on the Galileo enjoy the most a shaded outdoor deck area with an outdoor bar and the ship's sun deck. The M/S Galileo, built with the most stringent safety regulations, was launched in 1992 and rebuilt in 2007.
Length: 48.00 meters
Breadth: 10.00 meters
Draft: 2.80 meters
Crew: 16 - 18 persons
Cruising speed: 11.00 knots
Capacity: 25 cabins
Lower Deck- 1 Double or 2 Lower Beds
The Category C cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with central music, internal telephone, safe deposit boxes, hair dryer & en suite bathroom with shower.
Lower Deck - 2 Lower Beds
The Category B cabins are located on the Lower Deck and have portholes. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with central music, internal telephone, safe deposit boxes, hair dryer & en suite bathroom with shower.
Upper Deck - 1 Double or 2 Lower Beds
The Category A cabins are located on the Upper Deck and have windows. The cabins are air-conditioned and fitted with central music, internal telephone, safe deposit boxes, hair dryer & en suite bathroom with shower.
The lounge area is located on the main deck and has large windows providing for magnificent views. The lounge is a spacious, warm and cosy area with an American bar.
The spacious sun deck is equipped with sun beds, deckchairs and shaded areas.
Outside Sitting Area:
Guests on Galileo enjoy the most the shaded outdoor deck area with and outdoor bar were they can just relax enjoying the most breathtaking sea views.