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5 Awesome Spots to Cover in Your Sailing in Greece “The Odyssey Route”

It is not unfair to say that you will have the perfect pleasure while sailing in Greece. With the 13,676 km long beautiful coastline in Greece to explore on a flotilla sailing holiday, you will feel like nothing else in life to can leave you with an experience as fine as this one. Gorgeous seas, exotic beaches, history and culture all can be in easy reach from the board of your flotilla yacht charter. You can surely find the beach treat of your taste: white sandy beaches with turquoise blue waters, small bays encircled by giant cliffs or palm and pine forests, lonesome beaches as if it isthey were  meant to separate you from the outer world and connect you with your inner self. What more do you need to make your sailing in Greece amazing? There is great charm in everything from lonely and quiet beaches to islands pulsating with of nighttime entertainment. Many Greek islands have historical sites giving fascinating insight into the oldest civilizations of Europe. For most of the holidayers it is the bait of sand, wind, sea and bright sunshine which is the major appeal, but sailing in Greece on “The Odyssey Route” can be tailored to your wishesyou like them to be!

Sailing in Greece

The Odyssey route which takes you sailing in Greece covers the Central Ionian Sea which is rich in bays, hills and islands. All these conceal the bluest sea water that you have ever seen in life. With plenty of local dishes to eat and Greek wines to drink on your Greece sailing trip, you are likely to live your desire for a pleasant sea adventure. The Odyssey route is perfect to experience the best that this area has to offer: remote bays, small villages, giant sea cliffs and a few hidden gems that only the real sailors can be aware of. Apart from visiting the Ithaka Island, the home town of Odysseus, you will get to explore some awesome spots that are beyond the horizon. Here are mentioned five of these awesome spots which can be your stopovers en route.

Sailing in Greece

1.Lefkas Marina - Lefkas marina is the perfect location to begin and end your flotilla sailing holiday in Greece. Situated next to the ancient city of Lefkas, it allows you to explore both the South and North Ionian Sea which covers Lefkas, Paxos, Corfu, Ithaca, Meganissi, Kefalonia and many other smaller Ionian islands and the beauties of mainland Greece.

2.Spartochori - It is a hilltop village lying on the Meganissi Island from where you can have excellent views of many natural harbors and enclosed bays. The majority of them are filled with cypress and olive trees. Once your yacht approaches to Spartochori you may find some villagers catching fish in their wooden boats. After taking a short walk, you will arrive in the Spartochori village to see people leading a slow paced life and enjoying the Greek sun round the year.

3.Atokos - After crossing many turquoise blue water bays and green olive landscape, you reach on the calmly beautifu Atokos Island which is the best place for snorkeling and spending a night under mind blowing white cliffs. It is a deserted island ready to keep you away from civilizations and give you lots of private moments under the night, starry sky.

4. Fiskardo - As you continue to sail beyond the northern edge of Ithaka Island, you will come close to the scenic fishin village - Fiskardo. Here, you will spend time eating at the waterline Taverna, walking around the city and appreciatin beautiful blooms hanging down from the balconies, hiking up to see the sunset and renting scooters to discover Kefalonia Island.

5. Vathi - Vathi is not a small port on the coast of Ithaka but also a true Ionian jewel, serving as a short stopover with a great choice of places to relax, eat and drink. From taking a stroll around the village and enjoying an ice cream or coffee in a café bar to going for lunch to any traditional Greek tavernas, you are free to do anything before resuming your sailing in Greece again.

Sailing in Greece

Are you interested in joining for a sailing in Greece “The Odyssey Route”?  Naleia Yachting will make sure you will never forget sailing experience in Greece through the Odyssey route and many of you come back for more adventure!

Not sure whether the Odyssey route for Greece sailing is perfect or not? For more interesting sailing in Greece routes available for planning your next holiday with your friends or family on a private yacht, check out its other sailing destinations online. To request a quote for flotilla yacht charter sailing in Greece, Naleia Yachting or a custom package deal reach out to Dominik Sarapata  at +43 681 814 033 13 or via info@naleiayachting.com. Naleia Yachting is trusted yacht tour operator and it believes in highest customer satisfaction for the Yacht & Cruise tours in Greece.