Laurium or Lavrio is a small town in the southeastern part of Attica. It is about 60 km SE of Athens and it has a rich cultural heritage all the way from the ancient times to modern Greece. The port of Lavrion is one of the fastest developing towns in Greece with more tavernas and cafes are beind added every day. It also has a convenient location as an important ferry boat hub for the Cyclades Islands and a home port for several cruise ships and sailboats.
Lavrion is also famous among sailors from around the world for the Sailing Clubs on port. These clubs have been hosting important international sailing competitions to promote water sports.
With the first island just one hour away, it will be a perfect starting point for your sailing route.