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Exploring the Sights of Greece

If you are looking for your next perfect sailing holiday or just want to take a momentary time away from the present and have a look into history; whatever your idea of a perfect holiday, Greece is the perfect place to be. There is always something exciting to see and do when you are in Greece. You can catch all the fun you could possibly need while on an ideal Greek island holiday or spend your time exploring the different tourist locations and spots in Greece. Here is a list of places that we are sure you will like to visit while vacationing in Greece.


Lefkas, also known as Lefkada, is a beautiful green island located on the West coast of Greece in the Ionian Sea. The entire island is connected to the mainland by a causeway and Lefkas town is where you will start your Greek Islands sailing holiday. The island is home to several beautiful postcard beaches that are just waiting to be explored during your Greek island cruise. There is a lot to see as the spectacular scenery is hailed as one of the best in Greece, from forested mountains to the clear blue Ionian Sea. While planning your holiday, you should consider going for a private yacht charter in Greece as this will enable you to explore at your own pace. You can also hire a car when exploring the island and visit the local restaurants for the delicious local cuisine.


While sailing the Greek islands on your private yacht charter we recommend stopping at the largest island on the Ionian Sea. Kefalonia is located west of mainland Greece and is known for its sandy coves, sparkling azure waters, deep emerald green mountains, and dazzling beaches. The island is famous for its exotic beaches, friendly locals, and deep emerald green mountains. It is a well-known rest point for tourists during their Greek islands sailing holidays and no Greek island cruise is complete taking in the Kefalonian sights and sounds.

If you’re a foodie, you have to go to Fiskardo where you will find some of the best Greek food in all of Greece (in our opinion).

In the port of Sami you can explore Melissni Cave, just remember to take your camera.


There few spots where you can take your next Greek island holiday that is as legendary as Ithica, the home of Odysseus. Ithica is located off the northeast coast of Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea, the island is a famous setting in ancient Greek myths, symbolizing successful return, discovery, and fulfillment. The island is a peaceful, quiet and mostly undisturbed, making it an ideal stop when sailing the Greek islands. Ithica is home to beautiful beaches, cave explorations, biking and hiking trails and several alternative activities making it a great spot for Greek islands holidays. The island is ideal for relaxing and enjoying a slower pace of life, you can also enjoy ancient recipes at some of the local taverns that still pay homage to an older time.


Meganisi boasts of one of the most the most picturesque village (called Vathy) you will ever see and its ports receive many private yachts in summer. It is said that taking a Greek islands holiday in Meganisi can be very therapeutic and a great stress reliever. While in Vathy, you can stroll along the promenade and enjoy a local meal in one of the many fish tavernas and enjoy the hospitality of the locals.

The places listed above are just a few of the amazing places that you can explore in Greece. Other exciting placed for your next Greek island cruise include Ormos Vrako, Papa Nicholas Cave, Porto Katsiki, and Sivota Bay among others.

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