Sailing Tour Itinerary



RHODES - TILOS - AGA MARINA - AGA NIKOLAOS - SYMI - PANORMITIS - CHALKI - RHODES


Boat                                      : A/C – Traditional Wooden Gulet (M/S)

Duration                            : 7 Nights – 8 Days

Departure Days              : Sundays 

Embarkation Port         : Rhodes New Marina  

Embarkation Time      : By 16:00 p.m. 

Disembarkation Port  : Rhodes New Marina

Disembarkation             : Before 09:00 a.m. after breakfast

Optional Excursions    : You will be advised by the guide

                                                 according  to your liking.



Day 1 SUNDAY

Rhodes Harbor.

Boarding after 16:00, dinner & overnight in Rhodes harbor.

You can visit Rhodes old town and Castle after dinner. The Old Town is among the best-preserved Medieval Towns of Europe, with strong walls, an impressive castle, paved paths and elegant stone mansions. Rhodes is famous for its nightlife, which offers a lot of alternatives. There are a lot of available venues for entertainment, from taverns and cafeterias, clubs


Day 2 MONDAY

Rhodes-Nanou Bay-Symi

Between 10:00-13:00, after formalities and taking fuel, we cruise towards Symi, one of the Dodecanese islands and a real gem, one of the most beautiful little islands in all of Greece. 

We enjoy lots of swimming today in beautiful Nanou Bay!

Afterwards, we cruise to Symi port.  Please have your camera ready for wonderful images of this small fairy-tale like Greek village.

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 traverna’s on Symi are very tempting and the captain will understand your choice. Dinner and overnight.


Day 3 TUESDAY

Symi-St George Bay-Panormitis

Today, we leave from Symi port after breakfast.  We will stop for lunch, swimming and relaxing in one of the beautiful bays around the island, at St George bay or one of the many other bays.

After this, we will cruise towards Panormitis, located in the southern part of Symi.  

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.  (Loud) Music is not allowed here. Dinner and overnight.


Day 4 WEDNESDAY

Symi-Akrogiali Bay-Tilos

We cruise towards Tilos after breakfast today.

Tilos is surrounded by high and rocky mountains, steep coasts, beaches with transparent waters and caves.  We will enjoy the day at Takrogiali Bay.  Late afternoon, we will enter Tilos harbour so that you can stretch your legs again and walk around the little town.  In the centre of the island, there is an abandoned village on the top called Mikro Chorio (reachable by taxi or bus).  You can also go there in the evening to have a drink in the bar. Dinner and overnight.



Day 5 THURSDAY

Tilos-Trakhia Bay-Chalki port

Today, we cruise to the beautiful island of Chalki north-west from Rhodes.  Depending on the sea conditions, we will start cruising before or after breakfast (between 06:00 and 10:00).

Not much developed in tourism, this is a perfect destination for peace and privacy.

Chalki is a lovely island famous for its crystal beaches.  We enjoy the day at Trakhia Bay or in one of the other beautiful bays here.

In the late afternoon, we cruise to Nimporio which is the only village and main port of the island.  The beach promenade of Nimporio is lined up with cafeterias and taverns.  The church is worth visiting.  There is a mass between 19:30-20:00.  Dinner and overnight.


Day 6 FRIDAY

Chalki Port-Anthony Quinn Bay-Kalithea Beach

Today, we have an early start towards Rhodes Island.  Breakfast will be on the way or upon arrival at Anthony Quinn Bay, depending on weather conditions.  The beach here is known by the actor's name since he bought this part of the island when filming "The Guns of Navarone".

Afterwards, we cruise to Kalithea where we will spend the rest of the day. 

Dinner and overnight.


Day 7 SATURDAY

Kalithea Beach-Rhodes Port

Today, between 09:00-11:00, we make our way back to the New Marina in Rhodes.

Free day to visit one of the best preserved medieval towns in the world and a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.

Dinner and overnight in Rhodes harbor.


Day 8 SUNDAY

Rhodes disembarkation

Enjoy your last delicious Mediterranean breakfast on board.

Your cruise comes to an end.  Disembarkation in Rhodes at 09:00.


IMPORTANT NOTE: Cruise itineraries are given as a general guidance only.  Tours are subject to change, due to bad weather/sea conditions, force measure and change in local legislation without prior notice and docking conditions in major ports and marinas.  Certain stops might be visited on another day than shown in the above program or might be cancelled.

On Monday morning, your captain and the MEDSAIL staff will organize all necessary formalities and/or fuel.  We will start cruising between 10:00-13:00, depending on how busy it is at the harbor master and/or fuel office.  Saturday morning 09:00-11:00 we arrive back at Rhodes port for a free day and last night on the boat.

Please let us know if you have special wishes/dietary requirements/allergies.

All tours will be operated by Greek flagged legally licensed vessels and full compliant with International Conventions for the Safety of Life at Sea.

 

INCLUDED: Accommodation on the gullet, crew, fuel, harbour fees, transit log, cleaning, service, use standard yacht equipment.  Meals are included (breakfast, lunch, 5 o'clock tea, dinner and water during meals).  Non alcoholic drinks (coke, lemonade, juice, soda water and bottled water 10:00-22:00).  Alcoholic drinks (ouzo, wine, beer 12:00-22:00).  Clean bed linen and bath towels on arrival.  Yacht insurance.  Air conditioning (works 6 to 8 hours per day on the gullets).

 

NOT INCLUDED: 5% tips per person for the crew, entrance fees, optional land tours and personal expenses are not included.  Please bring beach towels for use on deck.  Guests need to have their own individual travel insurance.  Flights and airport transfers are not included.

 

Meeting Point:

New Marina, Australia Street, Rhodes GR 85100

Meeting time:

Sunday 16:00

 

 

Depending on sea and weather conditions, Medsail Holidays AB reserves the right to make necessary changes to the tour itinerary to ensure the safety and comfort of our guests.