This idyllic cruise sails the beautiful unspoiled coastline of southwest Turkey on the Aegean Sea and using one of our traditional Turkish wooden gulets, what a magical experience awaits you on this tour. Meals on board are especially good and freshly prepared, including a variety of fresh salads, fruits, grilled meats, local fish and Turkish specialities. Take this beautiful relaxing holiday on-board a luxury Yacht (gulet). Full board crystal blue waters and beautiful sunshine enjoy the pleasures of cruising with great service don’t miss this opportunity of a lifetime! The sailing paradise of the Aegean sea is waiting for you.
Day 1: Rhodes Harbour.
Boarding, dinner & overnight in Rhodes harbour.
Day 2: Rhodes-Bozburun
Today, we start early, and cruise to Bozburun in Turkey for customs formalities. We will stop in one of the many beautiful inlets on the way for breakfast and swimming. This is the perfect place for those who are looking for peace and tranquillity. Bozburun is a small fishing village set among islands and inlets, quite the place for taking the nicest photoâ€™s! It was once the sponge-fishing capital of Turkey but it is now regarded as one of the countryâ€™s boat-building centres. We have time to explore the port and village, buying the world famous Turkish delight and enjoy the local Turkish culture. Visit the tea garden located under the Eucalyptus trees. Men can have a traditional shave and massage at the barber. Dinner and overnight in a bay at the Turkish coast.
Day 3: Symi-Agia Marina-Agia Nikolaos
Today, we cruise to Symi, one of the Dodecanese islands and a real gem, one of the most beautiful little islands in all of Greece. Please have your camera ready again for wonderful images of this small fairy-tale like island! We enjoy lots of swimming today in the many bays! Your dinner will be served on board, but if you wish to dine ashore by yourselves, please inform the captain in advance. All of the travernaâ€™s on Symi are very tempting and the captain will understand your choice. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Symi-Panormitis
We will cruise to Panormitis today, located in the southern part of Symi. On the way, we will stop for a swim and lunch in one of the beautiful bays around the island, at Nanou bay or one of the many other bays. You can visit the Monastery of the Archangel Michael Panormitis. This is a Greek Orthodox monastery built in the early 18th century, and still inhabited by monks. It is visited by people from all over the world, and many Greeks pay homage to St Michael of Panormitis each year. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Symi-Nysiros
Today, we continue our cruising along the coast around Symi Island. Depending on the weather and sea conditions, we will continue to Nysiros. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Nysiros
Today, we cruise to the island of Nisyros. We spent the day here. Despite the fact that Nisyros is a small island, it is a very special destination, thanks to its active volcano and the unique geomorphological features. Visitors can admire from close the impressive craters, the largest of which has a diameter of 260m and a depth of 30m. Apart from the volcano it has many archaeological sites and monuments. It is worth visiting the Castle, the monastery of Panagia Spiliani, the various Chapels, museums, and ancient ruins in Argos. Distances in Nisyros are small, so you can cross on foot or you can rent motorcycles or take a taxi.
Day 7: Nysiros-Rhodes
We will make our way back to the famous island of Rhodes. Free day to visit one of the best preserved medieval towns in the world and a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Optional trips available today include rock climbing, jeep safari (self driving or with professional driver), scuba diving, hiking Filerimos, tour to Lindos with its cliffside acropolis, whitewashed houses and picturesque scenery. Dinner and overnight in Rhodes harbour.
Day 8: Rhodes disembarkation
Enjoy an early delicious Mediterranean breakfast on board. Your cruise comes to an end. Disembarkation in Rhodes at 08:00.
Closest airport is Rhodes Airport. From there it’s a short cab ride to the marina.