Superior cruise between clear waters and relax in Greece
The Dodecanese archipelago in Greece, meaning "twelve islands", located in south-eastern Aegean, consists of twelve large islands with 163 islands and islets, of which only very few are inhabited. These islands endure with legendary buildings like the Herb Market and the Government Palace in Kos, the monastery of St. John in Patmos and the town of Portolago, now called Lakki, in Leros island. The cruising area is between Kos and Patmos in the northern part and on this route you will find many beautiful beaches and historical places
The detailed route will be explained by the Captain upon embarkation. This can be changed at anytime due to safety reasons, weather conditions and logistics. The route may not follow the sequence of stops as described
Embarking from 3.30 pm in Bodrum and accommodation in the cabins. Dinner and overnight on board. Bodrum is the ancient Greek town of Halikarnas with ruins of Mausoleum. Today it is a lively town, famous for its night life and shopping, particularly for very beautiful leather bags. We recommend visiting the Castle of St. Peter, overlooking the harbour, and the ancient theatre that still hosts events and concerts in a very picturesque setting beside the bay of Bodrum.
Breakfast on board, familiarize and knowledgeable with the crew, boat and about the cruise. After customs formalities navigation toward Kos island and possibility to visit the center. Kos offers numerous witnesses of the ancient, the castle of the Knights of Rhodes and the mosque Defterdar are unique. The island was the birthplace of Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine. The city offers also a lively night life at Nafklirou, the street full of bars, always crowded, live atmosphere full of entertainment. Dinner served onboard and overnight stay on Gulet in Kos harbour.
Departure early morning to nice bay for breakfast and have a swim in a wonderful sea area. Then the navigation continues to the beautiful island of Leros. Leros is a mountainous, green island with high cliffs with many small bays and villages. After lunch, you can have a swim in Xerakampos, where the sea has all shades of blue and green. In the late afternoon, anchor at Lakki harbour or Agia Marina. Then you can visit Platanos, the main city of Leros with steep stairs, narrow streets and surrounded by flower gardens. From Platanos you can take the steps leading up to the Castle of Leros climbing 300 steps!! You can explore this island by renting a bike service or by foot. Dinner and overnight will be on board in Leros harbour.
Departure early morning to Patmos. This island is one of the best known of Dodecanese. According to mythology, the island was a present from Zeus to his daughter Artemis, goddess of hunting wildness and protector of young girls. You will have breakfast and a swimming break in a nice bay around the island. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay onboard in the harbour.
After breakfast departures to Lipsi Island. Ideal for swimming and a relaxation in one of the beautiful bays around the island. On Lipsi Island, there are beautiful sandy beaches, such as Platis and Giolos teeming with crystal green waters. Lunch will be served on board. The capital is surrounded by white painted houses, numerous taverns, cafeterias, restaurants and also a small natural port. The Church of the Catopanaghia, built in the 7th century, is also located in this island along with the Church of Panopanaghia, of the 15th century. Dinner and overnight will be onboard in Lipsi harbour.
Breakfast is served on board and then you start to sail towards Kalimnos Island, the fourth largest island in the Dodecanese. It is surrounded by quiet islets, some inhabited only by sheep and goats, others with just a few houses and tavernas. The landscape is rocky, its majestic mountain slopes fragrant with thyme, sage and oregano. Kalymnos is best known as home of the world’s finest sponge divers. You will spend time swimming in the beautiful bays on the blue clear sea as Massouri, Mirties and Vlyhadia. Lunch is provided onboard. Late afternoon you will arrive to Pothia harbour which is the capital of this island. Dinner and overnight stay on board.
After breakfast, you will start navigation back to Bodrum. On the way, stop in Karaincir for a swim and last siesta on board. Lunch will be served onboard. In the afternoon, you will be entering to Bodrum harbour, dinner and overnight stay on board.
After breakfast disembarking in Bodrum within 9.30 am
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