Day 1: Lavrion Port At Lavrion Port, settle on board and overnight, dining locally. Here's our guide to some of the 220 islands in this archipelago, although you could swap in Mykonos and Andros as great alternatives.
Day 2: Kea Island Sail to Vourkari, Kea Island, to avoid the tourist hoards and explore the island's wild beaches and relaxed, rural ambience. Try sandy Liparo and pebbled Kampi, or Spathi. Kea is the region's top scuba diving spot, especially for wreck diving. The sister ship of the Titanic, Britannic, as well as Burdigala, Patris and a German ocean liner are nearby.
Day 3: Syros Island Make for Finikas, Syros Island, and also discover the impressive architecture of Ermoupolis with its colorful buildings rising up into the hills. Stroll along the smart waterfront framing cobalt waters or head for the beaches on the west coast, such as Galissas and Poseidonia.
Day 4: Paros Island Head to Parikia, Paros Island, for swimming and sunbathing. Kolymbithres in the north has spectacular granite rock formations, or head for Piperi beach, Molos and Chrissi Akti. The nightlife is fun and you'll find plenty of water sports on the island.
Day 5: Sifnos Island Set off for Kamares, Sifnos Island, and onwards to the gorgeous bay at Vathi. The best beaches are on the south coast, including Platys Gialos' long stretch of sand. The island is known for its ceramics and you can buy pieces from workshops. Try the traditional food, especially chickpea soup and fritters.
Day 6: Kythnos Island Make for Loutra, Kythnos Island, known for its healing mineral springs, and you can book in at the local spa and try its thermal baths. Don't miss Kolona beach, a sandbank connecting the island to Agios Loukas.
Day 7: Lavrion Port Head back to Lavrion Port.