Saronic Gulf & Peleponnese

7 Days

Athens - Poros

Located in the center of the country, Athens is the capital of Greece but also a transportation hub for the Greek islands and top mainland Greek destinations. Famous all over the world as the birthplace of democracy and the Olympic games, among others, Athens is considered as the historical capital of Europe! Thanks to its long history and rich culture, sightseeing is one of the best things to do in Athens! The Acropolis of Athens, Herodes Atticus Theatre, the temple of Poseidon, the Hellenic Parliament and the Neoclassical Trilogy are among the best Athens attractions.

Poros - Hydra

Sitting in the heart of the Saronic Gulf, Poros is a little Aegean gem! Lush vegetation, beautiful little beaches, picturesque villages, and a vintage aura make Poros a unique island to visit during your holidays in Greece. The first thing that will stand out to you as you approach Poros port, is its charming capital and the trademark of the island, the Poros Clock Tower. Built on a hillside, Poros Town is one of the most picturesque capitals of the Aegean sea islands. Poros town is the center of the island’s activity, as the array of traditional taverns and Poros restaurants located along its seafront promenade come alive when the sun goes down, attracting vacationers from all over the world! Moving on to Poros beaches, their main asset is not their quantity, but quality!

Hydra - Spetses

Located in the heart of the Argo Saronic Gulf, pretty close to Athens, Hydra is, hands down, one of the most quaint Greek islands. The charming atmosphere of the island has seduced many international jet setters and has been a retreat for famous personalities, such as Leonard Cohen, Maria Callas, Aristotle Onassis and many more! Elegant stone mansions, narrow alleys, donkeys walking around, churches, little shops, and a picturesque waterfront set the scene of an island fairytale! Given that there are no cars in Hydra and people usually get around by foot, the island’s roads are not clogged with traffic and fumes. As for Hydra beaches, they are the ideal places to escape the summer heat! If you like elegant destinations, you’ll fall in love with Hydra!

Spetses - Nafplio

Spetses has an arguably elegant atmosphere, mainly thanks to the Venetian mansions of its Town, which emit a vintage aura. Spetses Town, the picturesque capital of the island is perfect for endless strolls, while there’s luscious swimming to be had at the secluded Spetses beaches. The beaches are a reason unto themselves to visit this island. A selection of yacht marinas, boutique hotels, and sophisticated restaurants complete the unique atmosphere of Spetses. Around Dapia, the main Spetses port, there is a selection of cafes and bars, ideal for a romantic sunset drink. In Dapia, you’ll also find, among others, the Spetses Museum and Anargyros mansion, two of the best places to visit. Strolling around Spetses Town, you’ll find even more places for sightseeing!

Nafplio – Porto Heli

Nafplion is among the most beautiful towns in mainland Greece. Only 2 hours drive from Athens, Nafplion town has an intense Medieval atmosphere. A walk around the narrow paved streets of the Old Town is like a trip to the past. On top of a hill above Nafplion, there is the strong fortress of Palamidi with an amazing view of the sea. At the entrance of the port, there is a small islet with a fortress that used to protect the town from naval attacks. Nafplion Greece is a popular weekend destination all year round, while its lovely beach resorts make it a great place for summer holidays, too. Tolo is the most popular summer resort close to the town, with a long sandy beach and relaxing atmosphere.

Porto Heli – Aegina

Located on the eastern side of Peloponnese, Porto Heli is a small seaside town with a large port. This port is a frequent mooring place for fishing boats and yachts in summer, giving to Porto Heli a cosmopolitan atmosphere. There are a couple of organized beaches in Porto Heli, but the majority are small secluded coves with a relaxing atmosphere. A frequent family destination, this region gets frequented by Athenians who have holiday homes there in summer. Many visitors also come with their private yachts and moor at the large marina of the town.