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Walking on the Greek Islands

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Walking on the Greek Islands - Exodus Travels
Walking on the Greek Islands - Exodus Travels
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Starts
Athens
+12 Destinations
Greek Islands
Ends
Athens
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Highlights

  • Discover Naxos, Santorini and Paros
  • Walk amid idyllic scenery
  • Explore remote villages
  • Enjoy delicious local Greek cuisine
Age range
16 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
18
Transportation
Local Transport
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Coastal Walks, In-depth Cultural
Start and end in Athens! With the hiking & trekking tour Walking on the Greek Islands, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Athens, Greece and 11 other destinations in Greece. Walking on the Greek Islands includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • SS
    Written on September 26, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    Excellent tour of Paros, Naxos, and Santorini. This eight day tour gives you a good flavor of not only a popular island, but also two lessor visited islands. Paros and Naxos were a refreshing change from the over commercialized and crowded Santorini.
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  • Walking on the Greek Islands reviewer 2
    Written on November 1, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    A really enjoyable week, The walks are easy/intermediate. Food was good. Hotels were satisfactory & the people were great company.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The Parthenon.  Its on the a world heritage site for a reason. What did you think of your group leader?Fantastic! Very knowledgeable, very friendly and approachable. Do you have any advice for potential travellers?Bring walking/trekking gear, bring sun cream & hat. All hotels have basic facilities but they all have wifi.

  • Walking on the Greek Islands reviewer 3
    Written on June 17, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A wonderful way to explore 3 very different islands.  Our guide Thanos was extremely knowledgeable and brought the history of each island alive for us and his enthusiasm was infectious.  Definitely a leisurely trip with a ferry ride every other day (look out for dolphins) and time to explore the towns and laze on a few beaches - very welcome after our walk in the heat on Paros.  Great food and lots of it- Thanos was very helpful with recommendations for local dishes/drinks.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?exploring the beautiful islands and seeing the pace of life on Paros and Naxos, lovely atmosphere and places to return to.  The scenery on Santorini is spectacular, hence it is very popular with tourists - fine if you can stay away from the visitors from the cruise ships, the walk was amazing (it was the second time I had done this) and we stayed longer in Ia and it emptied out in the later afternoon. What did you think of your group leader?Excellent, thorough and a very high standard of service - both from himself and those around us in each of the restaurants. Do you have any advice for potential travellers?it was easy to add extra nights at the start/end of the trip and well worth it to see Athens - Jason Inn was very central and exploring from there was easy with the main sights all within walking distance - very pleasant as the centre of Athens is mostly pedestrianised.Is there anything else you would like to add?a great group made this a wonderful trip

  • Walking on the Greek Islands reviewer 4
    Written on June 17, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A wonderful way to explore 3 very different islands.  Our guide Thanos was extremely knowledgeable and brought the history of each island alive for us and his enthusiasm was infectious.  Definitely a leisurely trip with a ferry ride every other day (look out for dolphins) and time to explore the towns and laze on a few beaches - very welcome after our walk in the heat on Paros.  Great food and lots of it- Thanos was very helpful with recommendations for local dishes/drinks.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?exploring the beautiful islands and seeing the pace of life on Paros and Naxos, lovely atmosphere and places to return to.  The scenery on Santorini is spectacular, hence it is very popular with tourists - fine if you can stay away from the visitors from the cruise ships, the walk was amazing (it was the second time I had done this) and we stayed longer in Ia and it emptied out in the later afternoon. What did you think of your group leader?Excellent, thorough and a very high standard of service - both from himself and those around us in each of the restaurants. Do you have any advice for potential travellers?it was easy to add extra nights at the start/end of the trip and well worth it to see Athens - Jason Inn was very central and exploring from there was easy with the main sights all within walking distance - very pleasant as the centre of Athens is mostly pedestrianised.Is there anything else you would like to add?a great group made this a wonderful trip

  • Walking on the Greek Islands reviewer 5
    Written on April 28, 2013
    3.0 - Average

    A thoroughly enjoyable trip with plenty to see and a variety of experiences. As a walker the trip needs to have one more good walk but if you accept that the holiday is only graded as easy then you will not be disappointed. The walk along the Santorini coast was excellent as was the walk on Naxos. Be prepared for an expensive week as food prices in Greece are rather high.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The two main walks on Santorini and Naxos. Paros is a very quaint town with lovely narrow streets and a beautiful cathedral.What did you think of your group leader?Excellent. Thanos changeed the itinery to make sure the weather and ferry strikes did not impose on our week.

  • Walking on the Greek Islands reviewer 6
    Written on April 28, 2013
    3.0 - Average

    A thoroughly enjoyable trip with plenty to see and a variety of experiences. As a walker the trip needs to have one more good walk but if you accept that the holiday is only graded as easy then you will not be disappointed. The walk along the Santorini coast was excellent as was the walk on Naxos. Be prepared for an expensive week as food prices in Greece are rather high.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The two main walks on Santorini and Naxos. Paros is a very quaint town with lovely narrow streets and a beautiful cathedral.What did you think of your group leader?Excellent. Thanos changeed the itinery to make sure the weather and ferry strikes did not impose on our week.

  • Walking on the Greek Islands reviewer 7
    Written on April 17, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    After the cold UK weather an ideal break at this time of year, warm and mostly sunny, a mix of pleasant walks, fine food, a touch of sightseeing and not too crowded this early in the season.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The stunning walk from Fira to Oia on Santorini, dazzling ever changing views of the caldera, finishing with the while marble streets of Oia.What did you think of your group leader?Well organised, knowledgeable, easy going, delightfull company.Do you have any advice for potential travellers?Certainly this year in early April a light jacket for the evenings was useful.

  • Walking on the Greek Islands reviewer 8
    Written on April 17, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Awesome, a wonderful expierence captured in my memory to last for a lifetime. The wildflowers, the scent of citrus, lovely catus and just the overall panoramic views of the islands. I felt inspiredd and energized after walking the most scenic places on earth.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The group leader was dynamic, very experience . He used his judgement in keeping us safe and at the same time ensuring that we enjoyed our vacation. Lovely guy and personality. He also has a wealth of knowledge of the islands.What did you think of your group leader?My advice is to follow the trip notes and walk with all of the items listed. I will also suggest wearing long pants for the mountain walks as some places the bushes are overgrown.Do you have any advice for potential travellers?A very satisfied customer and will difinetly do crete in the near future.

  • Walking on the Greek Islands reviewer 9
    Written on April 17, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    After the cold UK weather an ideal break at this time of year, warm and mostly sunny, a mix of pleasant walks, fine food, a touch of sightseeing and not too crowded this early in the season.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The stunning walk from Fira to Oia on Santorini, dazzling ever changing views of the caldera, finishing with the while marble streets of Oia.What did you think of your group leader?Well organised, knowledgeable, easy going, delightfull company.Do you have any advice for potential travellers?Certainly this year in early April a light jacket for the evenings was useful.

  • Walking on the Greek Islands reviewer 10
    Written on April 17, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Awesome, a wonderful expierence captured in my memory to last for a lifetime. The wildflowers, the scent of citrus, lovely catus and just the overall panoramic views of the islands. I felt inspiredd and energized after walking the most scenic places on earth.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The group leader was dynamic, very experience . He used his judgement in keeping us safe and at the same time ensuring that we enjoyed our vacation. Lovely guy and personality. He also has a wealth of knowledge of the islands.What did you think of your group leader?My advice is to follow the trip notes and walk with all of the items listed. I will also suggest wearing long pants for the mountain walks as some places the bushes are overgrown.Do you have any advice for potential travellers?A very satisfied customer and will difinetly do crete in the near future.

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  1. Day 1: Start Athens; to Rafina and overnight.
  2. Day 2: Morning ferry to Naxos; afternoon explore the town and visit the Temple of Apollo.
  3. Day 3: Walk through the Tragea Valley in the heart of the island, from Halki to Melanes, visiting the ancient statue of Kouros.
  4. Day 4: Afternoon ferry to Santorini; afternoon explore Fira.
  5. Day 5: Walk along the caldera from Oia to Fira.
  6. Day 6: Morning boat trip around the volcanic islands of Kameni. Afternoon ferry to Paros.
  7. Day 7: Walk the ancient paths in the heart of Paros, from Lefkes to Prodromos and the coastal villages of Marpissa and Pisso Livadhi.
  8. Day 8: Ferry transfer to Piraeus; end Athens.

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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 561 km.
  • Athens (Greece)
  • 8 km
  • Piraeus (Greece)
  • 170 km
  • Lefkes (Greece)
  • 3 km
  • Prodromos (Greece)
  • 1 km
  • Marpissa (Greece)
  • 1 km
  • Piso Livadi (Greece)
  • 11 km
  • Parikia (Greece)
  • 78 km
  • Thira (Greece)
  • 7 km
  • Oia (Greece)
  • 7 km
  • Fira (Greece)
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