8 days£1179

Gay Sail: Athens, Patras And Zakynthos

This sailing trip will give you the chance to discover the wonders of Greece. From it’s historically-rich capital to some of its most beautiful islands. You’ll see many captivating sights, including the ancient amphitheatre in Epidaurus to the great history of Patras.

Group Trip Breakdown

Day 1: Athens

One of our representatives will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the ship. When you step on board you’ll meet your fellow sailors and get the chance to settle in. We’ll then explore the iconic streets of Athens, and discover the local gay scene in the evening.

Day 2: Epidaurus

On the second day we’ll anchor in Epidaurus and visit the world famous amphitheatre. You’ll then get the chance to visit the archaeological museum and soak up the sun.

Day 3: Paralia

On the third day we’ll sail through the channel of Corinth on route to Paraila. The classically Greek style of Paraila gives it a unique charm. We’ll have dinner at a local taverna after exploring the island.

Day 4: Galaxidi

Today we’ll visit one of the most striking harbours in Greece. The neo-classical architecture and quaint cobbled streets are sure to win you over. This is an ideal place to find a spot of serenity.

Day 5: Patras

In Patras you can see the 6th-century Medieval castle and Odeum, Mycenean Park, the Achaia Clauss Winery and Archaeological Museum. The lighthouse at the top of the island offers stunning panoramic views.

Day 6: Nikolaos 

The small town of Nikolaos is located on Zakynthos Island. The town is known for its Blue Caves, Askos Stone Park, clear blue-water beaches and harbour. Don’t forget to take your camera as you’ll be surrounded by Instagramable sights.

Day 7: Zakynthos

On our last full day in Greece we’ll sail to Zakynthos. Here you’ll see green turtles and have lunch near the iconic Shipwreck Beach, also knowns as Smuggler’s Cove.

Day 8: Departure

After breakfast you’ll be picked up from the ship and driven to the airport after saying goodbye to your fellow sailors. It’ll be time to say farewell, Greece; until next time.


WHAT AIRPORT DO I NEED TO FLY TO? Athens International airport

HOW LONG IS THE TRANSFER FROM ATHENS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT? It is only a short journey from Athens International airport to the marina.

DO I NEED TO HAVE PREVIOUS SAILING EXPERIENCE? No not at all, you can learn as much or as little as you’d like, there’s always the option to help the skipper with mooring the ship or alternatively, you can sunbathe and take in the beautiful rays.

CAN I STILL GO ON THE CRUISE IF I SUFFER FROM SEA SICKNESS? Yes, of course, medication is sold on board if necessary but most of the routes the cruises take are between islands meaning that there is a low chance of violent waves.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING WITH ME? It is advised that you bring a small bag that can be folded if possible due to the limited space (suitcases not advised). Summer clothing, swimwear, a warmer jumper for the cooler evenings, toiletries and a rucksack to take ashore.

WHAT PROPORTION OF GUESTS ARE SINGLES AND COUPLES? The cruises usually consist of 30% couples and 70% singles.

IS THERE A SINGLE SUPPLEMENT? You can book a cabin for yourself at an extra charge, however, if the trip is fully booked you will be asked to share a cabin (usually a bunk bed or twin beds).


  • 7 nights on catamaran cruise
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Harbour fees
  • Taxes
  • End cleaning
  • The service of a Gay skipper and Gay co-skipper/Cook


  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Any meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Transfers

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Gay Sail: Athens, Patras And Zakynthos