As anyone who has done it will tell you, the best way to explore and experience the Greek islands is by sailing. Surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, there are thousands of islands in Greece that one must definitely explore in the Mediterranean Sea.
Now if you're a fan of unknown islands, remote beaches and have always wanted to visit the land of Hellas, as Greece is often called, then the Greek Sailing tour by Contiki has your name written all over it.
→ What is this Greek sailing tour?
Spread over eight days, the Greek sailing tour is your chance to explore some stunning Greek islands, such as Hydra and Aegina, where you will be smitten by the endless summer days and the gloriousness of Greek food. Perfect for couples or millennials who wish to sail in the Mediterranean Sea, the trip starts from Athens.
From Athens, you will sail towards a small fishing village set in a pretty little bay called Perdika, where a fishing village tour awaits you. While stopping to swim several times, day 2 will take you to a vehicle-free destination, called Hydra. On day 2, you will explore the island, cathedrals and monasteries.
Day 3 will mark your welcome on Spetses Island. After a quick lunch, some leg stretching and swimming at Zogeria Bay, you will sail towards Plaka, the charming seaside town.