Hiring a boat is the ideal way to explore Galaxidi along the Gulf of Corinth. Galaxidi is a beautiful seaside town built on a natural double harbor. Further down the coast, you can explore some divine beaches, some well-organized and others completely secluded. You can easily find the ideal catamaran, sailboat, motor yacht or speedboat of your choice. You can directly contact the owners of the vessels for the ideal boat or simply allow a BednBlue travel expert to guide you with some suggestions.
You have plenty of options:
You can book and hire a sailboat or speedboat with a skipper, or without if you own a license, and enjoy a one-day cruise to Nafpaktos. With a motorboat, you can tour various beaches with ease and even enjoy the entire region in the municipality of Delphi on a half-day trip. If you book a catamaran, you can throw a birthday or bachelor party, organize a family reunion or enjoy a corporate charter. Finally, you can hire a luxury sailboat or yacht and visit further-reaching destinations in the Ionian Sea at a fair price.
Galaxidi is situated on the north coast of the Gulf of Corinth in the prefecture of Fokida. This coastal city is a tourist resort with plenty of picturesque cafés, taverns, old mansions, neoclassical houses and glamorous yachts that tie up by the natural harbor. Before your boat rental trip in Galaxidi, you can get an idea of the history of Galaxidi. The Church of Agios Nikolaos, famous for its wooden temple and the Naval Museum are some great choices. This museum serves a large collection of weapons and heirlooms from the revolution in 1821 and exposes some of the most important shipping families. For some magnificent views of the Gulf, you can visit the windmill where you will be enchanted with the colors of the town. Galaxidi is also perfect for a weekend getaway and is near Delphi, one of the most important tourist destinations in the world. Delphi has been announced as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a place of natural beauty that brings over 1.5 million visitors a year. Delphi is an important Archaeological site in Greece featuring the sanctuary of Apollo. According to mythology, the god’s priestess Pythia, guided individuals and heroes such as Perseus and Heracles and channeled prophecies from Apollo himself. Galaxidi and the area bounded by Delphi and Arachova is perfect for a weekend getaway. Located at the foot of Mount Parnassos and an unbeatable combination of mountain and sea, you will find yourself having a one-of-a-kind vacation by renting a boat from the BednBlue platform.
If you are sailing from Athens, having Galaxidi as a starting point, you can explore some beautiful beaches or visit other famous destinations such as Delphi, Arachova, Itea and Nafpaktos. For a one-day cruise, Nafpaktos is a perfect choice, a picturesque town with idyllic beaches facing the Corinthian Gulf. Some beaches you may want to add when you rent a boat in the Gulf of Corinth are Kentri, Anemokambi, Xidou, Kalaftis, Ammouda and the two flagged beaches of Nafpaktos known as Psani and Gribovo. Xidou is one of the most secluded beaches of Galaxidi and offers a pleasant cruise with a speedboat. Kalaftis is a fully organized beach with all the necessary amenities you would need for your trip and Anemokambi is a hidden beach in a sheltered bay offering perfect moments for privacy with your group. Overall, the beaches of Galaxidi are in proximity to the waterfront, with a motorboat or catamaran you can tour the beaches with ease and even throw a party in a dreamy setting. Any moment when you are sailing you can stop by the beautiful seaside taverns. Some unique dishes that can be tasted in Galaxidi include the mussel risotto, stuffed squid and the “kontosouvli'', a traditional Greek meat dish you cannot miss.
Finally, with a sailboat or yacht, you can create your own itinerary and visit other beautiful destinations in Greece. Galaxidi has a strategic location and in recent years has become a popular yachting destination with the chance to explore the Peloponnese coast or set the pace to explore islands in the Ionian Sea.
Below you will find some useful information for your boat rentals in Galaxidi.
Galaxidi Marina: Has a berthing capacity for 30 yachts with excellent protection from the winds. All vessels can anchor here, there is 24-hour security and many nearby attractions and restaurants.
20 km from Delphi
3 hours from Athens by driving (217 km away from Athens)
90 km from Patra
The nearest Airport to Galaxidi is Patrai which is 87 km away.
The Athens Airport is 145 km away, Zakynthos 148 km away and Preveza 153 km away.
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