All about Boat Rentals in Athens
Perhaps one of the most historical locations where you can charter a boat in Europe, Athens is the heart and soul of ancient ancestry and heritage with an edgy cultural lifestyle lived in the present. A boat rental in Athens allows you to go back in time to visit Ancient Greece, all the while experiencing modern day Greece with your own exclusive transport to coastal towns and villages along the coastline or nearby islands in the Saronic Gulf.
Boat Rental Areas in Athens
In Athens, there are three different marina where we rent our boats:
Agios Kosmas Marina
Glyfadha Marina B
Climate and Sailing Conditions in Athens
The meltemi wind is the northerly wind which blows from July to October. Generally, the force ranges from 4-6, though this is only when the meltemi is present, as it is not as regular as in other areas of Greece such as the Cyclades. In the case that the meltemi isn’t present, there is a southerly wind which sometimes blows at force 2-4.
During the summertime in Athens, you can expect hot summers averaging 29°C. In September and October, the temperatures are still in the twenties, too!
Itinerary Ideas for Athens
Seeing as it’s one of Europe’s most important historical sites, we’re guessing that the Acropolis is already on your list! The Acropolis watches over Athens city, so even if you don’t get the opportunity to visit, you’ll still be able to view its ancient ambience.
The Parthenon is another top attraction on our to do list in Athens. A white marble temple named after the Goddess Athena Parthenos which took 15 years to build.
Other sights we recommend visiting are: the Temple of Olympian Zeus, The Benaki Museum, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the Museum of Islamic Art and the Byzantine and Christian Museum.
If you’re interested in island hopping, cruise the Saronic Gulf where the islanda Salamis, Aegina, Poros, Patroklos and Fleves await you! Alternatively, you can also venture out to other island groups such as the Cyclades, Ionian or Sporades!
Travel Tips for Athens
Athens International Airport (ATH) is 33 km away from Marina Kalamaki. Buses run regularly from the airport to Athens city centre, taking just over an hour.