Andros, a culture-impregnated island among the Cyclades

Island hopping Andros

Andros, the second biggest Cycladic island after Naxos in Greece, extends over a surface of 374km2 and is only two hours away from the port of Rafina, and not much further from Athens. It is a northern-situated island which has a great sailing tradition and fantastic landscapes with rocky coasts, mountain ranges alternating with abundantly flowing streams and flowered plains.
The island is full of secrets that are only waiting for you to discover them. Among them are the lighthouse of Fassa, the numerous and charming old watermills, the village of Ano Korthio, the strait between Tinos and Andros, or even witnessing spring in Pythara. Island hopping in the Cyclades is a wonderful occasion for you to discover those secret treasures that the archipelago has to offer to those daring exploring it.
The houses of its capital, Hora, are a witness of a subtle combination of medieval, neoclassical and traditional style. Its remarkable churches, museums, small shops, cafes and restaurants will ravish you if you wih to dive into the greek culture. The Frankish castle from the 13th century, which was built on a smaller island linked to Andros, is a must see as well. If you enjoyed visiting the castle, you might as well appreciate the architecture of the monasteries of Zoodóchos Piyí, and Panayia Tomarhiani.

Paleópolis, which used to be the capital of Andros, remained very influencial from the classical to the late roman times. The fortified settlement in the Neolithic times with hand paintings on the rocks representing animals, ships and linear designs never cease to fascinate our history-fans visitors.
The world-wide famous Museum of Modern Art, managed by the Vassilis and Eliza Goulandris Foundation, is the proud owner of wonderful collections of paintings and sculptures, whereas the archaeological museums in Hóra and Paleópolis represent the antique history of Andros. The Cyclades Olive Museum will allow you to know more about the pre-industrial, animal powered, olive oil producing unit in Greece.


Temperate climate & deep blue waters

The Ionian Islands scattered along the west coast of Greece are well-known for their dark blue and cool sea waters, lush vegetation and rich cultural heritage. This island group consists of twelve large and small islands, among them Zakynthos, Ithaca, Corfu, Kefalonia, Lefkada and Paxi. They entice with a flawless infrastructure, excellent hotel accommodations, cultural events and a multitude of sights.

Once part of Central Greece they were torn apart when the terrain sank because of a landslide. As a consequence this region now entices with rugged shores, tall mountains and hauntingly beautiful beaches. Furthermore the waters in this area, reaching a depth of 4,406 metres, are by far the deepest in the Mediterranean.

Due to the temperate and pleasant climate the Ionian Islands are the perfect location for vacation or permanent residence. While during the winter the mountains of the Greek mainland stop the cold northern winds from reaching the islands, in the summer the temperature is lowered by the soft meltemia winds and sea breezes. Their air currents also make them an acclaimed destination for international windsurfers. Plan your individual island hopping trip on the Ionian islands now!


Santorini Cyclades

A true paradise for island hopping

The Cyclades are the most famous island group in the Aegean Sea and certainly comprise some of the most magnificent islands worldwide.They lure with splendid sandy beaches, their traditional whitewashed houses with blue roofs and vaults, rich cultural heritage, adorable hosts and a fascinating landscape.

The name ‘Cyclades’ refers to the circle the numerous islands are forming around the ancient island of Delos. Due to this close vicinity they are the perfect destination for island hopping. It may come as a surprise that, although there is a short distance between the islands, they differ a lot and each island is worth being visited. Get to know the unique charms of each island with our island hopping Cyclades tours!

Mykonos is well-known for glamour and high society. Paros presents itself as a beautiful paradise with many historic sights. Naxos, as opposed to the rest of the Cyclades, has a very lush and versatile landscape and on Santorini you will find innumerable boutiques, restaurants and souvenir shops.


Dodecanese Islands

Greek island feeling & long sandy beachs

The Dodecanese islands offer many attractions for their guests. You can stroll along the Street of Knights in the medieval old city on Rhodes. Seize a piece of paradise on “Paradise Beach” on Kos, with nice sand and pure water. Investigate fascinating myths and legends in the Hollow of Revelation (Patmos). And finally relax on “the Island of peace and friendship” on Chalky, where you can watch the small red-white boats passing by. All of these activities and more yocan experience with island hopping in Dodecanese!

We will guide you from island to island in the southern east of the Aegean, which is the sunniest part of Greece, where you can enjoy peace and relaxation, despite the diversity of activities. The island impress with their unique charm: they are enchaining and prominent in their way, loud but still peaceful, perfect but natural. In the contrast to the specific meaning (“twelve islands”), the island group consists of 200 islands, from them only 25 islands are inhabited: Rhodes and Kos are the most famous, as well as Kalymnos, Leros, Patmos and Symi.

Take delight with us in the picturesque landscapes, impressive mountains and bays, everlasting mild climate, in blue, subtle graded gleaming sea, peaceful villages with their classic narrow lanes and cafes, that invite to have a rest before you continue your trip… in the ancient World, in Byzantine empire and epoch of French reign, which you can feel, see and grasp during your journey. Travel with and we will assure that you have an unforgettable time!