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14.09.2018

Hydra: All About Prophitis Ilias Monastery

If you’re planning to take a break from exploring Athens’ attractions, a day trip spent island-hopping is a great way to see something more of the region. An Athens day cruise for instance will enable you to discover beautiful Greek islands like Hydra, Poros, Aegina, among others. (more…)

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14.09.2018

An overview of the Archaeological Museum of Poros

There is a lot to do when you’re holidaying in Athens, not least of all taking an Athens one day cruise to three of the most beautiful Greek islands in the region, namely Hydra, Poros and Aegina. Day trips from Athens to the islands are a perfectly quick way of discovering more of Greece, especially if you’re an avid history buff with very little time on your hands to explore. (more…)

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07.09.2018

Aegina’s Pistachios and the Annual Fistiki Festival

While there are plenty of things to do in Athens, if you’re visiting the city in September, it’s well worth taking an Athens one-day cruise to the nearby island of Aegina. Aside from its vibrant history and gorgeous scenery, the island is also world-renowned for one thing, its pistachios, considered to be some of the best in the world because of their delicious flavour and aroma.

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07.09.2018

The History of Poros’ Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi

Day tours from Athens to the nearby Greek islands are a great way of discovering more of the region’s illustrious history. This is what makes an Athens one day cruise so appealing, particularly if you get to visit the island of Poros on which the Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi is located. (more…)

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28.08.2018

A Guide to Aegina’s Walking Trails

You’re on an Athens cruise to Greek islands and you’ve arrived in Aegina. If you’re a hiker, you’re in for a treat! The island has got a wide selection of terrain, a mild enough climate and gorgeous views for everyone to enjoy. Below is a list of some of the most popular trails on Aegina: (more…)

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28.08.2018

Top 3 Greek Islands to Visit near Athens

There are many things to do in Athens, especially in terms of historical exploration. It is after all one of the oldest cities in the world and Athens’ attractions, particularly the archaeological landmarks, evidence the city’s very illustrious 2,500-year history. (more…)

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28.08.2018

What to Expect on a One Day Platinum Cruise

No trip to Athens is complete unless you’ve island-hopped the nearby Greek islands of Hydra, Poros and Aegina. Day trips from Athens to the islands are made particularly easy with Platinum Cruises. An Athens one-day cruise on board Platinum Cruises’ spacious 3-deck cruise ship, the Platytera ton Ouranon, makes the journey one to remember.

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28.08.2018

Hiking on Hydra and Poros

If you’re an avid hiker, take a day trip from Athens to the islands of Hydra and Poros. They offer some spectacular places to see, particularly if you’re up for hiking your way through. And if you’re after a little bit of historical exploration combined with beautiful island and sea views, doing it on foot is a great way to go. (more…)

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28.08.2018

5 Things to do on Hydra

An Athens one day cruise is a great way to see some of the Greek islands, particularly once you’re done seeing all of Athens’ attractions. One of the nearby islands is Hydra – a fascinating place with a lot to see and many things to do so we’ve come up with 5 activities that help you discover much of what this island has to offer!

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28.08.2018

5 Reasons to go on an Athens One Day cruise!

If you’re on holiday in Athens, you’ve probably done a whole lot of exploring. The city is full of places to go, attractions to see, delicious food to eat! But your Greece experience is not complete unless you’ve indulged in a day trip from Athens to the Greek islands. (more…)

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