Sailing holidays near Lavrio

Best places and sailing routes for your sailing trip near Lavrio. Sailing season details, trade winds and everything you need for perfect sailing holidays.

Marinas in Lavrio

Laurium or Lavrio is a small town. It locates in a bay in the southeast of Greece, 45 km from Athens. It is the administrative center of Dima Lavreotika.

 

In ancient times, this city was famous for its silver mines, and the local silver uses for minting coins.

Sailing season
May - October
Travel season
June - August
Marinas in this location
3
Boats in this location
222

Main facts about region

Telephone code:
+30 22920
Language:
Greek
Timezone:
UTC+2, in summer UTC+3
Currency:
Euro (EUR)
Population:
7,078

Why yachtsmen love Lavrio

From Lavrio you can go to the Saronic Islands in the west, the Cyclades in the south. Sailing vacation in Lavrio — your chance to look in beautiful nature, complemented by pretty fishing villages and stable sea winds.

 

The waters of Lavrio will delight beginners in yachting with easy navigation, clear waters, and light winds. The city is easily accessible.

 

Heading south, you will visit the hot springs of Kythnos, walk along the island of Mykonos and see the magnificent cathedral in Tinos.

Lavrio - Yacht Charter Sailica
Lavrio - Yacht Charter Sailica
Lavrio - Yacht Charter Sailica

Yacht routes near Lavrio

Lavrio is the ideal starting point for visiting Makrinosis, Parikia, Syros, and the beginning of the travel itinerary.

 

There are two main directions: Cyclides and Saronic Islands. Both are impossible to visit in one week. We have tried to develop yacht routes with all the main attractions of the archipelagos.

 

7 days Lavrio sailing routes in the Cyclides with a length of about 157 nautical miles:

  • Lavrio — Loutra, Kythnos — Ermoupolis, Syros — Mykonos — Tinos — Gavrio, Andros — Lavrio.

7-day itinerary in the Saronic Islands:

  • Lavrio — Sounion — Hydra — Spetses — Porto Heli — Ermioni — Poros — Metana — Agistrion — Aegina — Lavrio.

972 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
37 ft
Length
2011
Built in
1047 €
per week
6
Guests
2
Cabins
31 ft
Length
2009
Built in
1061 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
34 ft
Length
2002
Built in
1145 €
per week
6
Guests
2
Cabins
35 ft
Length
2008
Built in
1157 €
per week
6
Guests
2
Cabins
35 ft
Length
2007
Built in
1195 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
39 ft
Length
2008
Built in
1254 €
per week
7
Guests
3
Cabins
37 ft
Length
2008
Built in
1279 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
34 ft
Length
2012
Built in
1296 €
per week
10
Guests
4
Cabins
47 ft
Length
2009
Built in

Nearest airports in Lavrion

Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport is located 35 km from Lavrion.

Yachting season and weather in Lavrio

North winds blow on Paros or Sifnos. On the side of the Saronic Islands, the southern ones prevail.

 

During the sailing season, wind speeds are typically 10 to 20 knots. In the Cyclades, there are times when the wind blows at speeds up to 30 and sometimes up to 40 knots. These are the Meltemi winds that blow from the Hungarian mountains to Turkey.

 

Best time to travel to Lavrio — almost all year round. The temperature rarely drops below + 10 ° C, even in winter. But the best time for yachting starts in May and lasts until the end of September. In the high season, the air temperature can reach + 35 ° С, and the water temperature in Lavrio near the coast warms up to + 27 ° С. At this time, it is best to be in the sea — a light cold wind will save you from the heat.

Water temperature in sailing season +21...+27 °
Air temperature in sailing season +30...+35 °
Wind speed in sailing season 10 - 20 knots

Weather forecast for Lavrio

At the marina, you will always find the latest weather forecast for the coming days.

 

To get a weather forecast, you can use the following Internet resources:

  • noa.gr — Athens Observatory;
  • weather.com — a site with accurate synoptic data;
  • windfinder.com is a service for tracking winds, viewing water and air temperatures.