Must “Sea” in the Aegean Sea!
From sparkling blue waters and picturesque fishing villages to ancient historic sites and volcanic islands, taking a Cruise tour and sailing the Aegean Sea will be a vacation you’ll never forget. Discover 7 of the Aegean’s must “sea” destinations.
Mythology’s Centaur Chiron taught heroes such as Jason, leader of the Argonauts, in the beautiful coastal city of Volos. You might enjoy visiting the archaeological museum, home to superb collections from the Neolithic, Hellenistic, and Byzantine eras. Take a scenic hike along Centaur’s Path, admiring the winding streams, wooden bridges, stone paths, and abundant wildlife that you will encounter along the way.
The greenest of the Greek Isles, Naxos delights its guests with its natural beauty, as well as the fruits of its rich and fertile farmland. Follow your nose through the labyrinth of Old Town to taste the island’s ripe olives, buttery cheeses, and citrus-infused Kitron liqueur. While in Naxos, make the easy climb up to the Temple of Apollo for an amazing sunset over the sea, offering one of the best views of neighboring Grotta beach and the town of Naxos.
This slower-paced island of whitewashed villages, often referred to as a “mini Mykonos,” is also famous for the white marble once mined here. In Paros, you can admire the flawless stone during a guided visit to the 4th-century “Church of 100 Doors,” one of the most significant Byzantine ruins.
A relaxing day and fascinating knights await you in Rhodes, one of the largest and most beautiful of the Greek Islands. Join the sun worshipers along the brilliant blue waters or meander through the fortress-lined Old Town built by the Knights of St. John during the Crusades.
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