Patras Yacht Charter in Greece

Patras Yacht Charter

Patras is a city full of colour with a vibrant atmosphere and an excellent addition to any superyacht charter itinerary. It’s also one of the largest urban metropolises in Greece and offers visitors fabulous restaurants, lively markets and trendy cafes as well as a beautiful harbour. There’s also the interesting annual Patras Carnival, the Old City and many ancient monuments to visit.
The Peloponnese city of Patras took its name from King Patras who ruled Achaia in 1100 BC and had quite an eventful 3,000-year-old history. It’s known as the Gateway to the West and is often overlooked by yacht charterers as a destination. With Mount Panachaikon in the background and fantastic views over the Gulf, it is really worth a stop over when on a Greek luxury yacht charter vacation.
Approaching Patras by sea you’ll notice the Rio-Andirio suspension bridge connecting Patras and the Western Continent. The bridge leads into the exciting city where traditional squares have lots of shops, restaurants and friendly bistros. There’s also the spectacular Apollo Theatre, a landmark which is linked to the past and an important feature in Greece. The university here means Patras is buzzing with an exciting nightlife as well as a strong arts and culture scene.
Take a walk up the 192 steps to the Old City where there are romantic winding, cobbled streets in front of beautiful neo-classical mansions. Check out the ancient monuments, churches and the Achaia Claus winery. Stop for a tasting session of local wines then head to the town centre where you will see amazing stone buildings and how the people of Patras live their day-to-day lives.
The Patras Carnival is held during the late winter months and is the largest of its kind in Greece. Some of the best weather is between April-October so plan your yacht charter itinerary around these months. Alternatively, during mid-January and Clean Monday, there are fabulous parades, food festivals, balls as well as music to enjoy. It’s a time when Greek traditions and communities come together to celebrate their life and a fantastic opportunity for yacht charterers to get a taste for the real Greece.

Quick Enquiry

Greece Superyacht News

CharterWorld Superyacht Charter News

Charter Yacht Disclaimer

This document is not contractual. The yacht charters and their particulars displayed in the results above are displayed in good faith and whilst believed to be correct are not guaranteed. CharterWorld Limited does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information and/or images displayed. All information is subject to change without notice and is without warrantee. A professional CharterWorld yacht charter consultant will discuss each charter during your charter selection process. Starting prices are shown in a range of currencies for a one-week charter, unless otherwise marked. Exact pricing and other details will be confirmed on the particular charter contract. Just follow the "reserve this yacht charter" link for your chosen yacht charter or contact us and someone from the CharterWorld team will be in touch shortly.

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterMore Sharing Options