Charter locations in Attica region
Bosomed by mountainous terrain with blue Mediterranean horizon in the distance, being in Attica means being surrounded by rich greenery, particularly olives and oranges, which are found in abundance here. Attica is the motherland of many ancient, but still vivid temples, monuments, theaters and sanctuaries scattered across the region. You will also find plenty of homemade cuisine and traditional Greek specialties alongside with some baklava. When sailing around the islands in Attica region, in either bareboat or skippered yacht, do not forget to try the famous Greek wines.
Located on the tip of the Attiki Peninsula, the town-port of Lavrio is embracing change and evolving faster than many other cities its size in Greece. Besides it being an important ferry boat station for the Cyclades, Lavrio also hosts plenty of charter companies willing to rent out boats for favorable prices, making this town a good starting point for a trip around the Greek islands. The most notable architectural treasures around Lavrio is the Temple of Poseidon in Sounion, a holy site where the presence of ancestral prayers can still be felt. Also, worth mentioning is Thorko Theater, one of the oldest theaters in Greece, nearly 3000 years old. Asimakis and Passalimani beaches are two of the most popular beaches around Lavrion, with the rest of the coastline still not adapted to satisfy all the needs of true summer connoisseurs.
Sailing season - When to charter in Attica region?
Attica is best visited between June and early September, because then it turns into a magical destination, hosting feasts and gastronomical delicacies, religious festivities, colorful festivals and musical evenings. During your stay in Attica, you should reward yourself with Greek olives picked directly from the trees, olive oil and cosmetic products made out of olives. Not to be missed is the the temple of Posideon at nearby Sounion and the Thorko Theater.