8 days in Saronic Gulf Islands Itinerary

8 days in Saronic Gulf Islands Itinerary

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Spetses
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Hydra
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Poros
— 1 night
Ferry
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Aegina
— 2 nights
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Spetses

— 1 night
Spetses is an affluent island and a municipality in the Islands regional unit, Attica, Greece. On the 8th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Spetses Museum, examine the collection at Bouboulina's Museum, then appreciate the history behind Bouboulina's Statue, then Head underground at Bekiri Cave, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ayia Paraskevi Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Spetses online tour itinerary planner.

Lublin, Poland to Spetses is an approximately 19-hour travel. Traveling from Lublin to Spetses, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lublin in August, expect nights in Spetses to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Hydra.

Things to do in Spetses

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Hydra

— 3 nights
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. Hydra is known for beaches, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trot along with Harriets Hydra Horses, stroll through Vlychos Beach, don't miss a visit to Profitis Ilias Monastery Hydra, and take an in-depth tour of Lazaros Koundouriotis Mansion (National Historical Museum).

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Hydra road trip planner.

Getting from Spetses to Hydra by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Hydra when traveling from Spetses in August, with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Poros.

Things to do in Hydra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Poros

— 1 night
Poros is a small Greek island-pair in the southern part of the Saronic Gulf, about 58km south from Piraeus and separated from the Peloponnese by a 200m wide sea channel, with the town of Galatas on the mainland across the strait. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get outside with Russian Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Love Bay, take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Askeli Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Poros Beach.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Poros travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Hydra to Poros by ferry takes about an hour. August in Poros sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Aegina.

Things to do in Poros

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Aegina

— 2 nights
Aegina is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 27km from Athens. On the 13th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Temple of Aphaia, make a trip to Monastery of Saint Nectarios, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Saint Nicholas the Thalassinos, then enjoy the sand and surf at Moni Island Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Isodia Theotokou.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Aegina sightseeing planner.

Traveling by ferry from Poros to Aegina takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Aegina can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aegina

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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