Take a catamaran cruise off the coast of Milos for a day of visiting quiet beaches and admiring the island scenery. You’ll see fishing villages and rock formations and go swimming in the clear waters.
ROUTE 2 (AROUND MILOS & POLIEGOS) (Adamas- Adamas) Depart from Adamas port at 08:30 a.m. Sailing across the coastline and we leave behind us the Milos bay we see the traditional fishing villages Skinopi, Klima, Fourkovouni, Areti with the colourful little houses which called “Sirmata”. Afterwards, we see “Arkoudes” a complex of lava rocks which takes the mane from the shape a form of a bear. Now, at the right side we could see the beautiful beach of Plathiena and at the left side we see the two small islands which called “Arkadies”. Now, we are sailing at the north side of the island we passed by from Fyropotamos, Mandrakia and also Sarakiniko with the breathtaking view like a moon land! Also, the amazing volcanic islands of Glaronisia are a unique geological phenomenon!
Now, we passed by from the sailing path between Milos and Kimolos and we see the traditional fishing village of Pollonia. There is your embarkation.
Νext stop is the majestic small island of Poliegos, heaven on earth an endless swimming pool. There you will enjoy the sea and the sun!
We open the sails and we are sailing at the east side of the island, we passed by the sulphur mines, after we are heading to the colourful beach of Firligos, there we do another stop for swimming in the amazing transparent waters!
Now, we continue at the south part of the island, we see Paliochori beach and Agia Kyriaki beach. The next stop for swimming is the amazing inaccessible beach of Gerakas which also called “Ammotsoulithres”!
Our last stop is the famous old pirate bay Kleftiko, we go straight ahead for swimming and exploring the numerous sea caves!
We’ll meet at 4 p.m. at our hotel in Luzern (Lucerne) for a “Welcome to Switzerland” meeting. Then we’ll take a meandering evening walk through Switzerland’s most charming lakeside town, and get acquainted with one another over dinner together. Sleep in Luzern (2 nights). No bus. Walking: light.
Enjoy an orientation walk of Zurich’s OLD TOWN, Switzerland’s center of banking and commerce. Then, leave Zurich and start your Swiss adventure. You’ll quickly discover that Switzerland isn’t just home to the Alps, but also to some of the most beautiful lakes. First, stop at the foot of the Jura Mountains in the picturesque town of Biel, known as Bienne by French-speaking Swiss, famous for watch-making, and explore the historical center. Next, enjoy a scenic drive to lakeside Neuchâtel, dominated by the medieval cathedral and castle. Time to stroll along the lake promenade before continuing to stunning Geneva, the second-largest city in Switzerland, with its fantastic lakeside location and breathtaking panoramas of the Alps.
Our morning drive takes us from Swiss lakes to Swiss Army. At the once-secret Swiss army bunker at Fortress Fürigen, we’ll see part of the massive defense system designed to keep Switzerland strong and neutral. Afterward, a short drive into the countryside brings us to the charming Alpine village of Engelberg, our picturesque home for the next two days. We’ll settle into our lodge then head out for an orientation walk. Our stroll through the village will end at the Engelberg Abbey, a Benedictine monastery with its own cheese-making operation. You’ll have free time to wander back before dinner together. Sleep in Engelberg (2 nights). Bus: 1 hr. Walking: light.
An unforgettable trip to the high Alpine wonderland of ice and snow is the true highlight of a visit to Switzerland. Globus Local Favorite At an amazing 11,332 feet, the JUNGFRAUJOCH is Europe’s highest railway station. Jungfrau’s 13,642-foot summit was first ascended in 1811 and in 1912 the rack railway was opened. There are lots of things to do here: enjoy the ALPINE SENSATION, THE PANORAMA 360° EXPERIENCE, and the ICE PALACE. Also receive your JUNGFRAU PASSPORT as a souvenir to take home with you. The round trip to the “Top of Europe” by MOUNTAIN TRAIN will take most of the day.
It’s market day in Lausanne! Enjoy browsing and packing a picnic lunch for our 11 a.m. boat cruise on Lake Geneva. A few miles down-shore we’ll dock at Château de Chillon, where we’ll have a guided tour of this delightfully medieval castle on the water. On our way back we’ll take time to peek into the vineyards surrounding Lutry before returning to Lausanne. Boat: 2 hrs. Bus: 1 hr. Walking: moderate.