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Find Best Sailing Vacations In The Cyclades Islands


Sailing is a great way to try something new and have fun with your life. From time to time a person needs that certain break to get away from all the stress and tension in life and just try to relax. Relaxation can be done in many ways. It could be a day at the spa, with a full body massage to relieve all the tension bunched up or it could be an afternoon at the beach swimming in the ocean. These are all age old things that we all do occasionally so why not step back and take a new step this time? Sailing vacations can be a great way to spend your time. It provides you with the right amount of adrenaline rush and relaxing atmosphere that you will need in order to have fun and enjoy.


Nearly all of the Small Cyclades Islands have been inhabited since the Prehistoric Era and they were basically the center point of the Cycladic civilization as well and the most important island of them all was Keros. The Cyclades are made up on around more than 2000 islands and interestingly enough only 33 of them are inhabited. Some of the islands were initially used as an exile point as well where accused prisoners were sent in exile. Legend has it that pirates have also been using these islands for shelter purposes. The island in the Cyclades, Delos is the island around which the others form a notional circle. Myths say that Delos the island actually rose from the waves in order to become the homeland of Apollo. Greece is a place full of myths, about gods and goddesses and various other aspects that make the place worth a visit. When seen together, the Cyclades Islands are like the pattern on a music sheet and together they evoke a sense of harmony, peace and calmness. They are fondly known as the White Islands because they look white like milk on bare land and they owe this to the typical architectural style of its period.


For the ultimate sailing vacations, then the Cyclades are the place to be. When planning your sailing vacations in the Cyclades, then you need to make sure that you get the most of this place. With the milk white structures and the gorgeous blue sea as a backdrop, the Cyclades are some of the most stunning islands in the world. Usually when one is on sailing vacations in the Cyclades, then the typical places to visit include Santorini, Sifnos, Little Cyclades, Amorgos, and Folegandros. These are some of the top tourist attracters as well and many people travel each year to Greece to visit these islands. There are many different ports in the Cyclades as well such as the harbors of Santorini, Milos, Lavrion, Alimos and Mykonos. Many people regard these ports better as compared to the others.

Tips and comments

The Cyclades are on the surface an easy place to manage while on your sailing vacations. However, a good idea would be to take a tour guide with you or someone with experience of the location and area for an enhanced vacation experience.

By Anushay Q., published at 01/20/2012
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