Athens is an ideal destination for a weekend break! Combine your holidays in Athens with an SUP excursion and you have the best combination to enjoy the sun, the hot weather and the amazing surrounding of Athens. In the morning you will go paddling on the Athens Riviera, and in the afternoon you will have the chance to wonder around the city and admire the classical greek architecture, the Parthenon and the nuerous archaelogical sites.
With the weekend package you will have the accommodation included in a friendly and cosy hotel either in the centre of the city or in Vouliagmeni – the beach at the south of Attica region. Accommodation is in 3 star hotel including two breakfasts and two luches.
The SUP excursions take place in Sounion with the famous temple of Poseidon and on the second day in Vouliagmeni, the famous beach of Athens. The experienced instructors will brief you before every excursion and will accompany you during you paddling excursion. Top notch equipment is used in all the excursions while focusing on your satisfaction.
With this weekend break you will have the chance to admire the city’s monuments and the great sea condition while paddling around Athens.
The scheduled SUP trips have guaranteed departures.
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Welcome to Athens! Your airport transfer will take you to your hotel where you will have a meeting and a first briefing with your guide. Athens, the classical beauty, is where history meets the modern day in a mishmash of the ancient and the chaotically new.The evening is yours to explore the city or relax at the hotel.
Day 2 – Sounio
After a scenic 50’ road trip across the Athenian Riviera, you will arrive at Sounio where the awe-inspiring Temple of Poseidon, god of the sea, is located. We will paddle around this sacred region, where according to Greek mythology, Aegeus, king of Athens jumped off the cliff after mistakenly believing that his son Theseus had died.
You will have lunch at local taverna serving delicious homemade food and will return at the hotel at around sunset.
Day 3 – Vouliagmeni
Vouliagmeni is the most beautiful region of the Athenian riviera, located a mere 30 minutes’ drive away from Athens center. The SUPs will be tuned and waiting for you to paddle around crystal waters with stunning views of the peninsula. You will take lunch at a local taverna with sea views and will get a transfer to Athens International Airport.
Swimming skills mandatory
Arrical in Athens
The SUP tours run from Friday to Sunday. For all flights arriving in Athens between 5.00pm and 6.00pm, a driver will be at the Athens International Airport to transfer you to your hotel. In case your flight arrived earlier, please arrange your own taxi transfer to your hotel. The meeting point is at the hotel lobby at 7.30pm.
For the SUP tours are chosen only blue flag awarded beaches. The Blue Flag is a certification by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) that a beach, marina or sustainable boating tourism operator meets its stringent standards. There are no currents or tide in the Saronic gulf and marine life is limited.
You will spend 2 nights in stylish 3 star accommodations with en-suite facilities. From October to May selected hotels are located in the Athenian historical centre and at walking distance from most major sites, and from June to September in Vouliagmeni sea side town which is a 25 minutes’ drive away from Athens centre. All hotels have rooms in which you sleep on a twin share basis. In such case of solo travelers booking a single room, there is a single supplement charge applied (100€).