Volos

Charter Destination Volos

Port in a Deep Protected Bay in Eastern Greece
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Lagoon 450 Fly
€ 4610
Lagoon 450 Fly ALEX JR

Volos

SailingyachtBareboat2019
4Cabins 8 + 2Berths 4Toilets 13.96 mLength
Lagoon 42
€ 4230
Lagoon 42 DREAM WATERS

Volos

SailingyachtBareboat2024
4Cabins 8 + 2Berths 2Toilets 12.94 mLength
Hanse 385
€ 1550
Hanse 385 MARE NOSTRUM

Volos

SailingyachtBareboat2015
3Cabins 6Berths 1Toilets 11.4 mLength
Bali 4.1
€ 3760
Bali 4.1 Iris (V)

Volos

SailingyachtBareboat2019
4Cabins 8 + 1Berths 3Toilets 12.35 mLength
Bali 4.6
€ 5430
Bali 4.6 KOS 46.CAT6

Volos

SailingyachtBareboat2023
5Cabins 10 + 1Berths 5Toilets 14.28 mLength
Dufour 430
€ 2630
Dufour 430

Volos

SailingyachtBareboat2022
4Cabins 8 + 2Berths 2Toilets 13.24 mLength
Sun Odyssey 49i
€ 2280
Sun Odyssey 49i ANAX

Volos

SailingyachtBareboat2006
4Cabins 8Berths 4Toilets 14.98 mLength
Hanse 505
€ 5785
Hanse 505 ARTINA

Volos

SailingyachtBareboat2015
5Cabins 10Berths 3Toilets 15.4 mLength
Bali Catspace
€ 2828
Bali Catspace Helona

Volos

SailingyachtBareboat2022
4Cabins 10 + 2Berths 4Toilets 12.33 mLength
Oceanis 43
€ 1640
Oceanis 43 KONSTANTINOS

Volos

SailingyachtBareboat2009
4Cabins 10Berths 2Toilets 13.13 mLength
Bali 4.2
€ 3014
Bali 4.2 Kos 42.6

Volos

SailingyachtBareboat2022
4Cabins 8 + 2Berths 4Toilets 12.85 mLength
Oceanis 46.1
€ 2190
Oceanis 46.1 KOS 46.3

Volos

SailingyachtBareboat2019
5Cabins 10Berths 2Toilets 14.6 mLength

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Situated on the island of Thessaly, the city of Volos is also the third largest port in the country, making it a hit with the crews, being at the middle point between Athens and Thessaloniki, two large yachting centers.

General Info
The city of Volos sits on the site of the ancient cities of Demetrias, Pagasae and Iolkos, and it’s been a place of great importance since ancient times, being one of the cities that hosted the Olympic Games.

Throughout its history it changed hands from the Byzantines, to the Ottomans then back to the Greeks in 1881. During that time, each civilization left its mark and today there are numerous vestiges to attest to its long and tumultuous history.

Travel & Arrival
The Volos Airport is located 30km southwest of the city and has flights from all major European operators, especially German ones, since this is a popular place for Germans. Currently, there are plans for an expansion of the airport as well as a train line to link to airport to the city.

By land, you can always drive to Volos as there are international bus lines linking the city with Athens and other towns in Europe.

By water, there is a ferry operator which has several lines running to different location in Greece, usually neighboring islands such as Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos.

Avant & Apres Sail
The main attractions in town are the Athanasakeion Archaeological Museum of Volos, the St. Nikolaos Square, the city cathedral which is dedicated to the city’s patron saint, St. Nicholas, the seaside park, the Agios Konstantinos church and the promenade.

A great attraction for visitors is the Alykes minucipal beach where you’ll also find some nice cafes that stay open after dark. Also worth a trip are the neighboring mountains of Portaria and Makrynitsa which can offer you a splendid view, as well as some specimens of local architecture.

Sadly, most of the city’s neoclassical architecture has been replaced by the 20th century industrial boom as well as by a devastating earthquake which hit in 1955. However, there are still some things to see that will offer you an idea of the old Volos.

Events & Actions
There is a large number of cinemas in the city which are worth checking out on a slow day on during an evening, not to mention a hoard of bars, pubs and clubs where you can spend a louder night out with friends.

Apart from that there is sun bathing, a very popular pastime among the locals all summer long. Of course, for those that love water activities, there are water sports, as well as a local water park for a fun day out with the kids or your mates.

What makes Volos an appealing sailing destination?

Volos, located at the foot of Mount Pelion in the heart of Greece, is a fascinating blend of tradition and modernity. Its proximity to the Sporades Islands, along with its stunning coastline, diverse landscapes, and rich history, makes it an enticing location for sailing enthusiasts. The region offers a variety of sailing routes, catering to both beginners and seasoned sailors.

What are the facilities available at Volos Marina?

Volos Marina is well-equipped to accommodate the needs of sailors. It offers berths for yachts of various sizes, freshwater supply, electricity, fuel station, as well as Wi-Fi access. There are also several marine shops and repair services in the vicinity, ensuring that all essential sailing needs are covered.

Can you recommend some beautiful anchor bays nearby?

There are numerous stunning bays in the vicinity of Volos, perfect for anchoring and enjoying the breathtaking surroundings. Some of the must-visit bays include the tranquil Nies Bay, the secluded Pau Bay with its clear blue waters, and the picturesque Horefto Bay, which offers scenic views of the Pelion Peninsula.

What are some of the cultural highlights in Volos?

Volos boasts a rich cultural heritage. Don't miss the Archaeological Museum of Volos, showcasing artifacts from the Neolithic period. The Folklore Museum offers insights into the local traditions. Wander through the cobbled streets of Makrinitsa, a traditional Pelion village, or visit the impressive Agios Nikolaos Church.

What water-based activities are available?

Volos and its surrounding areas provide excellent opportunities for various water sports like windsurfing, snorkeling, and diving. The crystal-clear waters around the Sporades Islands are particularly ideal for scuba diving, with an array of colorful marine life waiting to be explored. Fishing and kayaking are other popular activities.

Can you recommend some gastronomic experiences in Volos?

Volos is famous for its unique culinary tradition, particularly "tsipouradika" or "ouzeri," small taverns offering local spirits like tsipouro accompanied by delicious meze dishes. Indulge in local favorites like fresh seafood, moussaka, stuffed grape leaves, and sweet baklava. Local cheeses and olive oil are also something to relish.

What local events or festivals might coincide with a sailing trip in Volos?

The Carnival of Volos, usually held in February or March, is a vibrant event with parades, dancing, and traditional music. During summer, various cultural festivals showcase local music, dance, and art. The Agios Konstantinos celebration in May, featuring feasts and processions, is another local highlight.

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