Medsail Holidays does not only provide you with a fantastic time island hopping in the Greek Islands with our Wooden Gullets – but we love to keep you entertained on shore as well. We offer a wide variety of additional excursions which will extend your experience of Greece and offer a different and exciting perspective of the ports you’ll be visiting in the Ionian Islands.
The following excursions can be arranged when you first arrive on your ship , and depending on availability, can even be arrange during your cruise or when you book your spot online by pre booking excursions and receiving a discount . All excursions that are not pre booked are payable in cash locally with the service provider – so make sure you have enough Euros before you depart!
Navagio Beach, or Shipwreck Beach located on the northwest shore of the Ionian island Zakynthos, is an exposed cove, sometimes referred to as “Smugglers Cove”. On 2 October 1980, a freightliner, the MV Panagiotis, ran aground in the waters around Zakynthos
Island on Navagio Beach. It is believed that the ship was smuggling contraband due to bad weather conditions. The ship was abandoned and still rests buried in white sandy dunes of the beach that now bears the nickname Shipwreck.
Collaboratively with Theodosis, you will be able to reach the most spectacular base jumping location in the world, see the wreck and swim in the deep blue waters. Explore the best spot to take your selfie, which will remind you that you were once a part of this paradise!
Our departure point will be the port of Agios Nikolaos.
Starts at : 11:00 – 12:00
Duration : 2 hrs
Cost : 20€
Since antiquity, Ithaca has been identified as the home of the mythological hero Odysseus. Let’s start an interesting journey which will lead us to his glorious life. You will have the opportunity to go back in time and admire some of the most characteristic sights of the island, such as: the bust of Odysseus, the palace of Odysseus, an illustration of his 10-year journey by Bruno Mazzali and the Archeological Museum at Stavros village.
Let’s escape from the beaten path and discover some of Ithaca’s most hidden gems in a journey which combines myth and immortality. An experienced guide will be also there to introduce you to the history of Ithaca Greece. In this way, all the exhibits and the archaeological data that will meet in your way, will become more alive.
Available bus transfer from and to the capital of Ithaca, Vathi Port.
Starts at 17:00 – 20:00
Duration: 3 hrs
Cost : 40€
No drinks are included
Starts at 18:00
Duration: 2 hrs
Cost : 20€
The identity of Zante shall not entail only its beaches, towns and museums. Zante is also well-known for the hospitality of its people, their love for land and the fruits they breed. In 1900, Giatras family started planting the first vineyards in the area where the Art wine winery is located today. It’s the ideal place to introduce yourself to traditional wine making, and take a close look at the vines and the store rooms. Despoina and Eviana Giatra gladly explain (in English) the progress of this year’s crop and answer your questions about grape cultivation and good wine.
You can try any of the twelve zakynthian wine varieties offered and enjoy traditional treats. Discover Ionian varieties with a characteristic acidity and a light golden green color or with a more fruity flavor, suitable for all preferen ces. Art Winery is located at one of the most greenish areas of the Zakynthian countryside, a few kilometers away from the traditional settlement of Maries, where you can relax and have a unique experience.
Available bus transfer from the port to the winery and back again.
Starts at 17:00 – 19:00
Duration: 3 hrs
Cost : 40€