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Quick Facts

Country
Greece
Language
Greek
Time zone
GMT+2
Currency
Euro
Population
11,000,000
Departure tax
None
Cruising tax
None
Voltage
220V



Destination: Greece

Yacht charter bases

Boarding in Athens Kalamaki Alimos Marina

Athens International airport is at Spata, a 45-60 minute taxi ride from the marina and central Athens. Saturday is best spent visiting Athens sites before coming to the marina and boarding. If you arrive early at the marina on boarding day, bags can be left with your owner/operator but you will not officially be able to board until 17:00. If you arrive early, explore the marina, shop at the Marionopolis supermarket (1 block west of the marina on Poseidonos Blvd along the beach) or have a drink or light lunch at Skipper’s or Kitchen Bar

By taxi
Airport to downtown: Yellow taxis can be found lined up at the airport. Taxis take 45 minutes to 1 hour to get downtown based on traffic. It costs approximately 50-60 Euros one-way per taxi.  They are smaller European vehicles and only have room for three passengers and baggage. Drivers may charge a baggage fee that is approx. Euro 3. 
Downtown Athens to the Kalamaki Alimos Marina: It takes 15-20 minutes and costs approx. 20 Euros per car one-way. Do not get out of your taxi at the marina until you have identified your meeting point, as it is a big marina.

By bus
Airport to downtown: Bus number X95 travels from the airport every 30 minutes making 8 stops (including the Hilton) and then terminates downtown at Syntagma/Constitution Square. It is air-conditioned and costs approx. 5 Euros. Syntagma Square is a short distance to most hotels but a taxi may be advisable at this point. Plaka hotels are within walking distance from Syntagma if you do not have too much baggage. 
Airport to Kalamaki Alimos Marina: Bus number X96, runs every 30 minutes south from the airport to Piraeus along the coast passing by Alimos Kalamaki Marina and costs approx. 5 Euros. Ask the driver for the Edem Taverna stop. You want the west main entrance road where the Shell station and Edem restaurant is located. 

By tram
Downtown Athens to Kalamaki Alimos Marina: 
Public transport by subway and tramcar from central Athens hotels is easy and convenient. From Syntagma Sqr. (Athens centre) take the Tram Line to Alimos marina (EDEM stop). The metro runs every 30 minutes from 05.30 to 00.20 on a daily basis. The ticket costs 8 Euro per person.

Boarding in Lavrion, Athens

Lavrion is located on the southern part of Athens and has ferries to the Cyclades islands of Kea and Kythnos, and the Eastern-Aegean islands of Lemnos and Agios Efstratios.  Lavrion is approximately 1 hour from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos international airport at Spata.

By taxi
Athens Airport to Lavrion: 
A taxi will normally take 30 minutes to go from Athens airport to Lavrion. There are taxi queues outside all airport gates. The taxi fare from Athens airport to the port of Lavrion is approximately 50 euros in day time and 70 euros in night time (24:00-05:00).
Downtown Athens to Lavrion: Taxis will normally take about 1.15 hours to go from Omonoia/ Syntagma to Lavrion. To get closer to Lavrion by public transport, you can take the tram from Syntagma or Faliro to Voula and then take a taxi. A taxi ride from Voula will take about 30 minutes. The taxi fare from Athens centre to the port of Lavrion is approximately 65 euros in day time and 80 euros in night time (24:00-05:00). 

By bus
Athens Airport to Lavrion: 
Suburban (KTEL) buses leave from Athens airport usually every hour and go to Lavrion via Markopoulo, a town in the midway from airport to Lavrion. Passengers go to Markopoulo and from there they take the bus to Lavrion. Buses from Markopoulo to Lavrion are very frequent. The first bus departs from Athens airport to Lavrion at 06:30 am and the last bus at 22:00 pm. Ticket price is approximately 5 euros.
Downtown Athens to Lavrion
Suburban (KTEL) buses to Lavrion take about 2 hours to reach their destination. They leave from Pedion Areos, Athens centre. To go to Pedion Areos, take the green metro line to Victoria station and walk up Heiden street. Buses leave every 30-60 min. The first bus from Athens to Lavrion departs at 05:45 am and the last bus departs at 21:30 pm. Ticket price is approximately 5 euros.

Boarding in Paros

Paroikia marina is approximately 15 km from the airport by taxi. Afros yachting look after all yacht check-ins at the marina. Afros yachting is next to "Marina Café on the first floor, see also the meeting point on the map.  If you arrive early at the marina on boarding day, bags can be left with the owner/operator but you will not officially be able to board until 17:00. If you arrive early meet with the base staff then explore the shops and cafes. The main supermarket is located across the road from the marina. You may also have drinks or light lunch at Marina Café.  Bags can be left with the base. 

By air and ferry
You can fly daily from Athens to Santorini. www.aegeanair.com then take a ferry to Paros.

By ferry
There are daily boats from Pireaus, Athens. Ferry schedules and tickets to Paros. www.ticketsonline.gr/

Boarding in Mykonos

The new port is in an area called Tourlos which is about 1.5km from Mykonos town (Chora). The new port is connected by taxi or bus to the main town. The taxi stand in the town is situated on the waterfront on the far right when looking at the sea. The main bus station is near the windmills on the top side of town. If you arrive early at the marina on boarding day, meet with your owner/operator base staff then, shop at the supermarket (small store located across the road from the marina) or alternatively, there is a larger supermarket 5km away form the marina - ask the operator to organise transport for you. Bags can be left with your owner/operator. 

By air
There are daily flights out of Athens to Mykonos with www.aegeanair.com. It is a 10 minute taxi ride from the airport to Tourlos port.

By sea
There are daily boats from Pireaus, Athens. Ferry schedules and tickets to Mykonos. www.ticketsonline.gr/. It is best to book in advance. The ferries typically arrive in Tourlos where the yachts are moored.

Boarding in Lefkas

Lefkas Marina is is approximately 20km from Preveza airport. You can expect to pay approximately 45 Euros in a taxi.  If you arrive early at the marina on boarding day, meet with your owner/operator base staff then explore the marina, shop at the supermarket and visit the centre of Lefkas which is located within walking distance of the marina Bags can be left with your owner/operator. 

By air
The quickest way of reaching Lefkas (Lefkada is by air.The closest airport is 20km north of Lefkada, near Preveza. There are a number of domestic flights from Athens with www.aegeanair.com. The duration of the flight is about 40 minutes.  

By bus
There are daily buses from Athens to Lefkada Town’s KTEL bus station, which is 1km from the centre and opposite the new marina. The bus costs approximately €33.80 and takes 5½ hours.

Boarding in Kos

Kos Marina is is approximately 26km from Kos airport.

By air
The quickest way of reaching Kos is by air. There are a number of domestic flights from Athens with Olympic Airways and Aegean Airlines. The duration of the flight is about 40 minutes, it is advised to take a taxi to the marina and you can expect to pay approximately 30 Euros.

Boarding in Corfu

Gouvia marina is approximately 6km from the town of Corfu and 8km from the airport by taxi. A cost of a taxi is approximately Euro 25. If you arrive early at the marina on boarding day, meet with your owner/operator base staff then, shop at the supermarket wihtin the marina. Bags can be left with your owner/operator. 

By air
The quickest way of reaching Corfu is by air. A number of domestic flights from Athens and Thessalonica take place on a daily basis all year round, with Olympic Airways and www.aegeanair.com. The duration of the flight from either city is about 40 minutes. International flights are scheduled throughout the year while during the summer period (April - October), there are many charter flights connecting Corfu directly with several European cities. 

By seaplane
There is a seaplane base within the marina premises, which organises international flights to and from Brindisi and domestic flights to and from Lefkas marina, Patra, Paxos, Ithaki and Cephalonia.  For more information please visit www.airsealines.com

By car
From Athens, the distance is approximately 550 km - 5 hours drive to Igoumenitsa, from there you take the ferry to Corfu.

Boarding in Rhodes

Mandraki port is located on the north east tip of Rhodes island. Mandraki port is in the old harbour of Rhodes and provides good shelter. The port can become very crowded, especially in the summer.

By air
There are daily flights out of Athens to Rhodes Diagoras with www.aegeanair.com. It is a 30 minute taxi ride from the airport to Mandraki port.

By sea
There are daily boats from Pireaus, Athens. Ferry schedules and tickets to Rhodes. www.ticketsonline.gr/. It is best to book in advance. The town of Marmaris, Turkey is about an hour's journey from Rhodes and there are daily boats. You can get information in the port or through one of the island ticket agencies. 

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