Athens One Day Cruise In Greece
Athens One Day Cruise From Piraeus Port To Hydra, Poros, Aegina; A Daily One Day Cruises To 3 Islands of Athens Greece
Let’s sail together to the most famous cruise of Athens in Greece! Make sure to bring your camera with … we’ll bring the good mood!
Many cruises start from Athens. Many of them visit some of the most famous and exquisite islands οφ the world. Athens One Day Cruise is by far the most beloved cruise in Greece. In one day you will visit 3 fabulous Greek islands, Hydra, Poros and Aegina. Join us here by Athens One Day Cruise for a relaxing day on the sea with all your transportation, and lunch fully organized. Just relax, sit back and enjoy your leisurely cruise with free time on each island to explore. You will enjoy a sea of happy faces from all over the world on a wonderful voyage to Greek islands, on elegant vessels, entertainment with delicious food, live music, and dancing.
- One day cruise to Hydra, Poros and Aegina
- Free time to explore each island
- Shopping or swim on Hydra
- Excursion to the Temple of Aphaia on Aegina
- Visit Trizina, the Russian Dockyard or stroll through the Lemon Forest on Poros
- Lunch on board
- Return transfer from Athens to Piraeus port
- Pickup and drop off from selected Athens hotels
Description of Athens One Day Cruise
Our guide will ask for you at your hotel or from one of our selected ones. After a short sightseeing of Athens while we will pick up other participants, we will arrive in Piraeus port. Your Athens One Day Cruise begins! Our Officers and Hostesses are waiting for you for a warm welcome. They will assist you with boarding on one of our luxurious cruise ships and invite you to proceed either to the Main Lounge, where our live orchestra has already started putting you in the right mood with its international music repertoire, or to one of the spacious open decks where you can enjoy the fascinating view as the ship leaves the port at approx 8h15 for the three beautiful islands of the Saronic Gulf.
Our guides and hostesses will invite you to assemble in one of the Lounges, in order to give you all necessary information concerning the ship, the cruise program as well as the islands. It is a perfect opportunity to get answers to any questions you might have, as our trained staff is there to ensure that you will have a most wonderful day.
Arrive to the island of Poros sailing 2 hours approx. Poros is the smallest of the three islands, separated from the Peloponnese by a narrow strait and offering a most enchanting view of Poros Town. Time at leisure is about 50 minutes. Departure from Poros, and immediately lunch will be served for passengers who have the first sitting. Sailing towards Hydra, relax and enjoy the sun on the Ship’s Lounge, or admire the spectacular panoramic view from one of our spacious decks.
Hydra is 1 hour & 15 minutes to sail, and its port whose amphitheater shape once served as a safe shelter for Saronic Pirates. Admire from our decks vessel the special architecture and dramatic landscapes of this island, whose old traditional stone houses and mansions silently stand witness to a long and turbulent history. It’s all there… the small narrow stone-paved streets waiting to be explored on foot or by the island’s traditional “vehicle” – the saddled donkey.. captivating walks along the old seaside promenade.. crystal clear waters… radiant traditional fine-craft shops.. the beauty of Hydra will conquer you forever!
1 hour and 30 minutes is at your leisure to enjoy the unique charms of Hydra and while returning back on board you will receive a homecoming welcome. The tables will be set for the second sitting giving you an opportunity to taste the gastronomic creations of our Chef.
After your meal relax with our orchestra and singer GARO, and have a good laugh with our entertainer Jeannot! As you will be sailing on to Aegina, Apostolιs and his dancers will make you dance to Greek rhythms. After two hour sailing we shall arrive to our last port of call, the island of AEGINA, the largest of the three islands. Apart from its harbor there are numerous interesting sites to discover on the island and therefore we propose 3 optional tours….
Classical Tour of Aegina
A Guided Bus Tour of the island, starting with a visit to the Temple of Aphaia which is the best preserved temple in Greece and one of the 3 temples forming the famous “Sacred Triangle” of Greek antiquity. Built on top of a wooded hill, it offers the most magnificent view over the island, the Saronic Gulf, Piraeus and Salamina Island.
Our guide will tell you the fascinating story of the intriguing history of this beautiful site and then from there take you for a short visit to the Church of Saint Nectarios, where you can enjoy quiet moments contemplation and admiration of its beautiful Byzantine architecture.
The drive back to Aegina Port will give you time relax and appreciate the exquisite peaceful nature of the island. Read more about the CLASSICAL TOUR IN AEGINA
Panoramic Tour of Aegina
A Panoramic Bus Tour, giving you the opportunity to drive across the entire island (without visiting the archeological site) admiring the beauty of its nature, the islands medieval capital of Paleohora, the Church of Saint Nectarios, the pistachio groves…
This cruise tour ends with a stop by the seaside where you can relax and enjoy a glass of Ouzo along with a choice of irresistible Greek “Mezedes” (appetizers)! Read more about PANORAMIC BUS TOUR IN AEGINA-
Self Tour of Aegina
Stay in Aegina and enjoy a walk or horse-carriage ride around the town or relax in one of the harbor’s charming waterfront coffee shops.
And if you think that the day ends here….. you are mistaken!
The highlight of your cruise still awaits!
A “Traditional Greek Folk Show” with singers and dancers in original costumes form all of Greece who, together with our Officers, Hostesses and the ever amusing Jeannot will entertain and animate you up to the final moment as the ship docks in Piraeus. On the way to the port of Piraeus, Passengers are invited to the main lounge to enjoy our international live orchestra and local Greek folk dances. Our main aim is the entertainment of all our passengers.
This Athens cruise is the ideal introduction to the ‘Greek Spirit’, the life, the culture, the entertainment and the famous Greek hospitality (‘filoxenia’)
Finally we wish you a warm farewell while we are looking forward to seeing you again on one of our Greek cruises!!
Read more about the analytical program of Athens One Day Cruise
Departure from Hotel Arethusa at 7:25am
Departure from Piraeus port: 8:15am
Sailing: 8:15am – 7:00pm
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 – 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)
Return details: Returns to original departure point
- Hotel pickup and drop off (selected hotels only)
- Sightseeing cruise
- Piraeus port pickup and drop off
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Gratuities (optional)
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
Voucher Info: You can present a paper voucher for this activity. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.
Paper Voucher Only
On the day of travel you must present a paper voucher in order to redeem your tour/activity. If you fail to present a printed copy of your voucher, you will be refused service and/or admission to the activity you have purchased. Athens One Day Cruise will not refund, credit or otherwise compensate you for failure to present a printed copy of your voucher on the day of travel.
Voucher Not Required
On the day of travel you can present a paper voucher for this activity, or you can simply present the Lead Traveler’s Photo ID. Our guide/escort has your reservation on file and only requires proof of identity (valid photo ID for the Lead Traveler) on the day of travel.
The order of visiting the 3 islands can be changed according to the traffic and weather conditions.
Price per adult: 89€ start from the harbor
Price per adult: 99€ including transfers