Hydra, Poros, Aegina: What do they have in common? These three beautiful islands are the 3 best and closest get-away destinations in Athens.
Saronic - One Day Cruise
With One Day Cruise and Hydraiki's guide in Saronic islands, get ready for swimming in crystal clear waters and spectacular beaches.
Hydra has managed to leave its mark on the world map, as it has remained for years the favorite island of jet-setters, attracting a number of artists . At the same time, the island preserves its glorious past, as it has a long history and is the birthplace of important people.
Where did the names of the Argosaronic islands come from? Ancient gods, mythical kings and kingdoms, emblematic figures of history, morphological as well as geological features, inspired the name of many Greek islands. What does "poros" mean? What was Aegina? Is Hydra related to the word water? We travel to the interesting nomenclature of the Argosaronic islands and explore their etymologies.
The success of a trip, however brief it may be, is not about if you have had fun. It also includes souvenirs on your trip, which you put in your suitcases and remind you of the place you visited.
So how can you organize the ultimate one-day excursion to Athens?
One day in Athens is enough to make a "journey" of 6 thousand years. The capital of Greece has a particular historical and cultural interest. At the same time, modern Athens has nothing to envy from many European metropolis in terms of entertainment, food and shopping.
Saronic islands offer great interest for those who seek religious touristic spots close to Athens. They mark their spot as ecclesiastical destination offering opportunities of pray to those who visit them.
One day is enough for you to enjoy the beauty of three islands of the Saronic Gulf: Hydra, Poros and Aegina. Through One Day Cruise you can discover the rich history, nature, traditions, authentic local kitchen and the cosmopolitan lifestyle of the islands.
What can you experience in a One Day Cruise? What we offer is an excellent choice of excursions to all island destinations according to your interests. We get to know each island better through the exciting stories of our guides, legends and customs.