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Unique Greek Wine-History Yacht Vacation

Taste outstanding wines amidst a backdrop of the most beautiful Greek landscapes. Embark on a...

Taste outstanding wines amidst a backdrop of the most beautiful Greek landscapes. Embark on a captivating Greek wine-history yacht vacation aboard M/S ARKTOS. Here, you can delve into Greece’s rich ancient wine culture and unique history while savoring an exciting array of flavors.

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Greek Traditional Yacht ARKTOS

Greece Yacht Charter on Motor-Sailer ARKTOS

While on your Greek wine-history yacht vacation aboard ARKTOS, you can:

  • Experience Greece’s ancient sites
  • Enjoy beautiful beaches and coastline
  • Swim and play in stunning blue waters
  • Stop at some of the country’s most prestigious wineries

This unique trip will open your eyes to one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It will also show why Greece has become one of the hottest destinations for luxury yachting vacations today. What’s more, there’s no better way to discover the history and culture of Greece than on Motor-Sailer ARKTOS.

ARKTOS combines exclusive wine tastings with stops at historical sites, monuments, and archaeological sites. It is an experience you’ll never forget.

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Local Greek Wine on Santorini

The Wine Tasting Itinerary

Taste the best Greek wines onboard ARKTOS and experience a rich symphony of flavors, culinary delights, and Greek culture. This is an absolute must for all wine lovers. You will discover that this wine-tasting itinerary is a very special way to experience more of Greece!

Tour stunning island vineyards and taste indigenous Greek wine. Recent generations have revived these Cycladic vineyards, breathing new life into ancient traditional grapes growing on the volcanic soils.

In addition, the goblet-shaped bush vines are a rare and beautiful attraction. The grapes grow low to the ground in a circular shape. A nest of leaves and vines protects them. This has been the practice for millennia to protect delicate grapes from the wind and elements.

Day One: Aegina and Agistri

On the first day, take in the view of Aegina. This working island, close to Athens, is uncrowded and authentic. The next stop on the first day is Agistri, a small heaven on earth in the Saronic Gulf. With its abundance of plants and trees, sandy beaches, and crystal clear waters, you may not want to leave.

Day Two: Milos

Day two takes you to Milos. The island boasts an uncommon topography and an abundance of valuable minerals. The sea has sculpted the coastline into countless indentations and inlets, mostly covered by fine white sand. Visit Konstantakis Cave Winery.

Milos also has many lovely beaches, quaint towns, and historical sites.

Day Three: Santorini

Santorini is a small group of volcanic islands and the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in the world. What remains today is a submerged volcano and caldera. What’s more, the vineyards of Santorini produce intriguing wines reflective of their unique volcanic soil. The wineries in Santorini include:

  • Venetsanos Winery
  • Gaia Winery
  • Hatzidakis Winery
  • Karamolegkos Winery
  • Santo Wines Winery

While visiting Santorini, be sure to take a walk along the rim of the volcano’s caldera. It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Days Four and Five: Paros and Antiparos

While on Paros, visit the Moraitis Winery. The Moraitis family-owned winery has been operating for over a century, boasting 40 acres of organic vineyards. In the afternoon, hop over to Antiparos, a small island next to Paros. It’s a wonderful place to relax, swim, and walk on the beach.

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Paros. Photo by Christophe Schindler on Pixabay.

Day Six: Mykonos

The island of Mykonos island is famous for its intense nightlife and beautiful beaches, as well as great restaurants and fantastic shopping. Spend an afternoon strolling the winding streets of Hora and browse the high-end shops.

Day Seven: Tinos

The last island we will visit is Tinos, located on the northern side of the Cyclades. The beaches are warm and sandy, and the entire island is a wonderland of natural beauty. Visit T-Oinos Winery. The island has many walking paths that take you past old churches, windmills, and lush greenery.

Greece Yacht Charter ARKTOS

ARKTOS is impressive, with 113.6 feet of deck space and a 152-foot length. The care taken to maintain this ship certainly shines through in every space aboard the yacht.

ARKTOS has satellite communication (phone/fax/email/internet), direct dialing, and internal communication. For entertainment, there is a 42″ plasma satellite TV in the salon and a satellite TV in every guest cabin. The salon, dining, cabin, and deck areas also have an audio system. Additionally, there is a library with CDs, DVDs, a hard disk with over 1000 movies for each cabin, and many books.

The main salon features plush armchairs, a writing desk, and a bar lounge that invites you to indulge in quiet. There are many exciting artifacts onboard, including the poem “Ithaca” by the famous Greek poet Cavafy. There’s also an antique dagger preserved in a glass case.


ARKTOS accommodates up to 11 guests in 5 luxurious and spacious cabins. All cabins have fully-equipped ensuite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs with a movie directory, HDMI connection, individual Bluetooth speakers, and a safe. Four cabins have mini-fridges.

Greek Wine-History Yacht Vacation

Please get to know Greece and all its historical marvels through the best Greek wines aboard ARKTOS. You may also enjoy looking at Greece In Film before you embark on your journey! Contact us today to learn more about this ultimate Greek experience!

If you prefer a sailing catamaran, SANTORINI may be an option. Here are 6 Reasons to Sail Greece on Catamaran-SANTORINI. Also, take a look at our Greece Motor Sailors.

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