HYDRA & SPETSES FROM ASTROS

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Description

HYDRA & SPETSES FROM ASTROS

One day cruise with Pegasus Cruises departure from Tolo for the picturesque island of Hydra with its unique singularity the absence of cars on the island and the beautiful island of Spetses with its many trees, bays and beaches .

Escape from the everyday routine and enjoy the islands, the sun and the sea with Pegasus Cruises. You have the opportunity to spend three(3) hours in Hydra and two(2) hours in Spetses.

You will have plenty of time to have a swim, wonder around the stone streets of the islands and enjoy tasty greek food at the various tavernas. While on board you can enjoy the amenities that our ships provide and relax in both our open and closed lounges.

Departure/Return  Astros Arkadias
Departure time 8:45 (Boarding starts 8:00)
Ship’s facilities
Snack bar Fun (music, dance)
Air Condition in the closed lounges TV set
Cell phone Network
Not included
Food
Hotel Transfer

Choose the Tavern – Restaurant of your choice
Food in Spetses – Food in Hydra

See our choices for bathing in Hydra and Spetses

You will have plenty of time to have a swim, wonder around the stone streets of the islands and enjoy tasty greek food at the various tavernas. While on board you can enjoy the amenities that our ships provide and relax in both our open and closed lounges.

ROUTE: Astros – Hydra – Spetses –  Astros

Pegasus Astros Ydra Spetses 2

Itinerary

7:45

Boarding at the port of Astros

Please be at the port on time since departures are right on time.

8:00

Departure from Astros for final destination Spetses

We sail south having the mount Parnonas on our right reflecting on the blue waters

We pass by the ARKADIKO VILLAGE which is built amphitheatrical on a hill where a lot of expatriates come for the summer from all over the world.

08:50

Arrival at the small port of Tyros – boarding passengers from Tyros

Tyros is a small tourist resort of Arkadia which begins by the sea and goes all the way up to the top of mount Parnonas, a beautiful village surrounded by trees.

09:00

Departure for Hydra

We leave behind the mountains of Arkadia towards the opposite coast of Argolida, the shores of Porto Heli, Spetses and ermioni.

11:30

Arrival in Hydra

3 hours free time on the island.

100 meters from the port, on your left as you disembark the ship, you can visit the museum of Hydra where you can view exhibits from the greek revolution and the Balkan wars.

You can visit the cathedral, a large monastery in the centre of the port dedicated to Holy Mary. You will easily spot it by its tall bell tower with the clock. The church museum and the town hall are also situated there.

You can wander around the cobblestone streets, admire the three story mansions of the captains of the greek revolution, enjoy a donkey back riding and take lovely photographs of the 2 bastions at the 2 edges of the port.

Near Pavlos Kountouriotis’s house you’ll see a bronze statue: a dolphin with a child on its back. This is to remind the movie filmed on the island in the 50s, “Boy on a dolphin”. Starring Sophia Loren.

14:30

Departure from Hydra

Sailing towards Spetses we admire the wild nature. Not long after our departure we’ll see the island of Spetses, as well as Spetsopoula, the private island owned by Stavros Niarchos.

15:40

Arrival in Spetses

2 hours free time on the island.

Overlooking the port you will see Dapia, the old blockhouse of the island, which hosts most of the cafeterias and is decorated by pebbles from the island’s beaches.

You can visit the Bouboulina museum, which is 100 meters from the port. Near the mansion you’ll see the neoclassical building of the benefactor of the island, Sotiris Anargyros.

At the Poseidon square you can see the first hotel on the island, built in 1897 and the statue of Bouboulina overlooking the sea. 200 meters from the port the sandy beach of Saint Mammas is located, opportunity for a cooling swim.

At 600 meters from the port you can visit the monastery of St Nicholas where the revolution’s flag was risen and that is where the greek movie “Tzeni Tzeni” was filmed and in particular the wedding scene. The old port, one kilometer away, hosts most of the mansions on the island as well as the old shipyards where many of the ships used in the greek revolution were built. Nearby you can see the big lighthouse and the statue of Kosmas Barbatsis who set on fire the Turkish flagship on September 8th, 1822, date of the naval combat of Spetses.

You can visit the town on foot or by renting a horse-drawn carriage which can carry 4-5 persons. Their departure point is near the port.

17:30

Departure from Spetses

Leaving Spetses we see the Foundation of Anargyrios & Korgialenios School of Spetses, one of the many donations Anargyros made to the island, and the rich pine forest which stretches right to the edge of the sea.

18:45

Arrival in Tyros

An opportunity for a panoramic photograph of the beach and the small village before we say goodbye to all the passengers that boarded the ship here.

19:30

Arrival in Astros

One last photograph of the port and the venetian fortress on the hill.

HOW TO REACH US

From Athens -> Nafplion -> Astros

By car: Go along expressway Athens – Corinth (E94) or ΑΤΤΙΚΙ ODOS, continue on expressway Corinth-Tripoli-Kalamata (E65).

Contact bus stations: in Nafplion: 2752027323 – in Athens: 2105124910

By taxi from Nafplion: approx

From Patra

By car: Go along the expressway Patras – Corinth, then follow the expressway Corinth-Tripoli-Kalamata (E65).

Contact bus stations: in Nafplion: 2752027323 – in Athens: 2105124910 – in Patras: 2610623886 – Corinth Canal: 2741048444

By taxi from Nafplion: approx.

MAP

Pegasus Astros Ydra Spetses 2

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