Best Things to do in Greece

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A Greek man on Amorgos Island
Best Local and Cultural Experiences in Greece

Greece is warm and welcoming, and getting to know locals in the country's many bakeries and plazas will be a highlight of your trip. Here are more favorite cultural experiences on the mainland and the stunning Aegean and Ionian islands.

Villages and Seaside Vistas of the Peloponnese
Best Things to Do in the The Peloponnese

Although not as touristy as the rest of Greece, the Peloponnese region abounds in history, culture, and gastronomy. For over 3,000 years, this jagged peninsula was the heart of Ancient Greece. Visit some of the country's most historic spots, like Ancient Olympia where the Olympic Games started, the impressive theater of Epidavros, and the fortified stone village of Monemvasia. Relax on the scenic Mani Peninsula, explore the popular coastlines, and climb the castle of Nafplio, all while noshing on local cuisine like the country's famed Kalamata olives.

The Enchanting Monasteries of Meteora
Top Active Experiences in Greece

Greece is an outdoor haven perfect for an active trip. With mountains and river gorges in the north and endless coastline in the south, you'll have your pick of sporty excursions. Whether it's hiking to ancient sites, biking along the coast, or kayaking through the sea, active adventures allow you to experience the country from a unique perspective and get up close with the local culture.

Villages of Santorini
Top Cultural Experiences in Greece

Greece is a country of ancient history, refreshing gastronomy, vivid art, and scenic landscapes. All of these characteristics play an essential role in Greek culture. Explore rural villages and learn how the Greek islands functioned before tourism hit. Discover the secrets behind locally sourced cheeses, olive oil, and liqueur, and learn why marble is such a staple throughout the country. Go beyond the beaten path and delve into Athens' unique neighborhoods, Santorini's authentic villages, and the fascinating history of Naxos.

The Parthenon of the Acropolis has no straight lines
Best Historical and Mythological Experiences in Greece

While many travelers understandably plan trips to Greece that center around the islands, beaches, and nature, there are incredible ancient sites all throughout the country that offer unforgettable trips to the past. Whether you want to wander the streets where the philosopher, Socrates, walked or enter a Temple of Apollo where a high priestess once spoke prophecies heard throughout the land, these experiences will help you better understand the cradle of Western civilization.

Explore Greece's World-Famous Food Culture
Top Culinary Experiences in Greece

Greek gastronomy is known worldwide as one of the freshest and healthiest cuisines, with its signature Mediterranean diet featured in numerous countries. Learn the secrets behind the country's staples with wine and cheese tastings, city food tours, farm visits, and meals with locals. Take a cooking class or visit a winery and learn about Greece's ancient farming and winemaking techniques. There's a reason why the flavors are so pronounced in Greek gastronomy, and tradition has a lot to do with it!

Kids Love Exploring the Beaches of Greece
Best Things to Do on a Family Vacation in Greece

Greece is one of the best family-friendly travel destinations in Europe, offering various activities suited for all ages. With abundant and diverse nature, your family can enjoy hiking, sea kayaking, snorkeling, and much more. Explore the cultural significance of Greek gastronomy (your kids might acquire healthy Greek eating habits!) and wander through the ancient ruins of sites like Acropolis Hill and Delphi. Learn the mythological stories behind the iconic landmarks, and learn new skills like mosaic making, painting, and archeological excavating.

The Colorful Harbor of Chania, Crete
Best Things to Do on Crete

As Greece's southernmost and largest island, Crete puts a twist on the typical Greek island ambiance. With a mix of ancient history, diverse landscapes, and some of the country's best beaches, you'll find many ways to explore the birthplace of Zeus and European civilization. Discover charming villages surrounded by olive groves, hike through scenic gorges, spend a day relaxing in the year-round warm waters, and learn more about the island's ancient civilizations.

Beautiful Views on Santorini
Best Things to Do in the Greek Islands

Although most are uninhabited, Greece has over 6,000 islands dotting the waters of the Aegean and Ionian Seas. It's no wonder they attract travelers from all over the world with diverse history, unique culture, sandy beaches, and incredible natural surroundings. The two most popular clusters include the Cyclades Islands in the heart of the Aegean and Greece's southernmost and largest island, Crete. Combining the two constructs an ideal vacation filled with some of the most beautiful coastlines and ancient history in Greece.

Discover Greece's Incredible Scenery by Boat
Top Sailing Excursions in Greece

No trip to Greece is complete without enjoying the open sea! With endless coastline, thousands of islands, and warm waters ideal for swimming, you can craft the perfect sailing itinerary to match your interests. Enjoy the quieter islands of the Ionian Sea, or discover the energy and history of the Cyclades in the Aegean Sea. Or, stay close to the mainland and explore the coast of Nafplio, the Peloponnese Peninsula, and the Saronic Gulf. Whatever you choose, a sailing adventure awaits you in Greece!

Athens and Acropolis Hill at Sunset
Best Things to Do in Athens

Greece's buzzy capital city is an eclectic mix of ancient and modern, acting as an outdoor museum to some of the world's most historic landmarks. Athens encircles its famed Acropolis Hill with the impressive Parthenon at its crown. Walk amongst over 3,000 years of history as you take in ancient monuments and architecture touched by Byzantine, Ottoman, and neoclassical influences. Whether you want to explore archeological sites, relax on the Athenian Riviera, or savor an iconic Greek sunset atop Cape Sounio, Athens has it all.

Explore Greece's Signature Turquoise Water and Scenic Beaches
Top Beach Excursions in Greece

With over 400 blue-flag beaches and endless stretches of sand, pebbles, and turquoise waters, Greece is the perfect place for a sand-and-sea vacation. Although the Greek Islands offer some of the best beaches, even the mainland has its share of swimming hotspots. From the snorkeling haven of Voidokilia to the famous Balos Bay on Crete, every region of the country has a sandy stretch perfect for swimming, relaxing, or enjoying water sports.

Village views on Naxos
Best Things to Do on Naxos

If you're dreaming of the quintessential Greek island with whitewashed architecture, amazing beaches, incredible food and culture, and rich history, then Naxos is for you. Especially if you want to avoid the crowds seen on some of its neighboring islands. The largest Cycladic island is just a hop, skip, and a jump from hotspots like Santorini and Mykonos, but feels a world apart.

Colorful Boats Line Mykonos' Harbor
Best Things to Do on Mykonos

As the most cosmopolitan of Greece's Cycladic Islands, Mykonos has built a reputation for glitz, glamor, and beachside nightlife. Its charming Little Venice neighborhood and iconic windmills tempt jet setters from around the world. Wander its buzzy streets and discover its quieter, more traditional side. Cruise around the island in search of picture-perfect beaches and explore the archeological sites on nearby Delos.

Sunset seen from Oia, Santorini
Best Things To Do in Santorini

Santorini is the most iconic Greek island, full stop. Many, if not all, first-time travelers to Greece have this volcanic marvel on their must-see list, which comes with the usual pros and cons. Yes, it's an amazing place with views you'll never forget. And yes, it'll likely be crowded. That's why we recommend planning carefully so you'll experience the best of Santorini while avoiding the pitfalls that come with any major tourist attraction.

Greece Experiences

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Samaria Gorge Hike on Crete

Hike through Europe's longest (and Crete's most popular) river gorge, Samaria Gorge. As one of the island's natural wonders, you'll enjoy incredible views of the rushing river, rocky mountain peaks, and Crete's scenic countryside. Along the way, your guide will share information about the gorge...

Day Trip to Antiparos Island from Paros

Discover the charm and beauty of Paros' neighbor, the island of Antiparos. A short ferry ride takes you to this special Cycladic island, where you can walk almost everywhere in a matter of just minutes. Enjoy swimming, roaming, eating, and drinking away from the Paros crowds.Start by strolling...

The Despots Palace, Mystras
Ancient Sparta & the Byzantine Castle of Mystras on the Peloponnese

Discover Ancient Sparta and Mystras, an imposing fortress that was once the capital of the Byzantine state. Established in 1249 CE, the castle is the most important Byzantine monument in Greece, sprawling across a steep mountainside. You'll enjoy walking through these important archeological...

The Parthenon - Photo from Alternative Athens
Acropolis & Ancient Greek Mythology Tour

Discover the endless history of Athens with a fascinating mythology tour through the heart of the city. Your guide will share captivating stories from ancient Greek mythology and expose the real-life events and characters behind them.After meeting your guide and learning a bit about what the tour...

A favorite in all seasons
Olive Grove and Olive Oil Experience

Like many other countries in the Mediterranean, Greece has been producing olive oil for centuries. It's a rich culinary tradition that makes for a tasty and enlightening tour. This excursion begins about five miles (eight km) outside the ancient historical village of Nafplio, located at the...

Santorini Catamaran Cruise

Cruise along Santorini's famed caldera with this lunch cruise aboard a stylish catamaran. Along the way, admire moon-like rock formations, explore volcanic coves, and soak in natural hot springs.You'll board your catamaran at Vlychada's port and enjoy drinks and a welcome treat as you make your...

Milos
Day Trip to Kimolos Island from Milos

Discover Milos' northwesterly neighbor, the island of Kimolos. You'll start with a morning ferry and spend the rest of the day exploring this scenic retreat. Your first stop is Chorio, Kimolos' main town center and one of the most picturesque traditional villages in the Cyclades. Enjoy walking...

Scenic views along the route
Discover Naxos on a Bike

Enjoy a road cycling session with a professional guide through the scenic countryside of Naxos. In the morning, you'll cycle along a popular route through the island's western side. Then, you’ll visit some of the famous beaches, including Agios Prokopios, Agia Anna, Plaka, Orkos, and Mikri...

Varvakios Market, Athens
Athens Food Tour

Syntagma Square is the central plaza in Athens. Naturally, it is a hotbed of activity and the starting point of one of the best food tours in the country. This is a delicious odyssey that covers the city's various street-food stalls, providing insight into Greek culture through its cuisine. It...

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Day Cruise to Kimolos & Polyaigos from Milos

Discover the scenic islands of Kimolos and Polyaigos with a day cruise from Milos. Depart from Pollonia and set sail for Kimolos, anchoring in a small cove called Goupa. Here you'll enjoy views of traditional Syrmata, typical soft-rock houses with colorful doors to keep boats in the winter.Next,...

Views from Kanoni of the islet Pontikonisi
The Durrells Tour of Corfu

Follow the footsteps of the fascinating Durrell Family, who fell in love with Corfu's charm in the 1930s. You'll explore the real lives of the Durrells, based on true stories told through their TV show, books, and genuine experiences. You'll step away from the buzzy tourist zone and dive into...

Heraklion Olive Farm Visit & Traditional Lunch at Archanes

Olive oil is a staple in every Cretan home and a significant part of the regional cuisine. Experience this liquid gold with a tour and tasting at an organic olive oil mill near Heraklion. Enjoy the views as you pass through the scenic Cretan countryside.Your hosts will greet you as you arrive at...

Paleokastritsa Bay
Greek Odyssey Tour

Corfu is an island on Greece's northwest coast, in the Ionian Sea. Also, according to Homer's masterwork, The Odyssey, it was the island of the Phaeacians, where Odysseus was shipwrecked during a storm while trying to escape from the nymph Calypso. This guided tour follows the plot points of...

Incredible Views of Oia.
Santorini Tour & Wine Tasting

Discover Santorini's iconic and lesser-known sites and vistas on this driving tour of the island. You'll end the day with a wine tasting featuring incredible views of the Caldera. Along the way, learn all about the fascinating history of Santorini, including its ancient winemaking past.Your guide...

Red Beach in Santorini
Santorini Beach Day

Explore Santorini's unique volcanic beaches, often surrounded by looming seaside cliffs. Most of the island's banks feature dark volcanic sand in black and red hues, contrasting perfectly with the deep-blue sea and white-washed villages. Enjoy relaxing, swimming, or snorkeling in the surreal...

Olive Trees at Sunset
Olive Farm Visit & Tasting with Lunch on the Peloponnese

Greece is known for its olive harvest and award-winning olive oil. On this private tour, you'll visit an olive farm and learn how to extract, taste, and distinguish different varieties of the country's liquid gold. Since ancient times, serving as the main ingredient in the Greek kitchen, you'll...

Winding local streets
Naxos Food Tour

Naxos is the largest of the Greek Cyclades islands, home to ancient ruins, inviting beaches, and mountain villages that seem suspended in time. Naxos is also famous for having some of the best and freshest produce in the entire Cyclades island chain. This guided food tour highlights this part of...

The Treasury of the Athenians at Delphi
Day Trip from Athens: Delphi & Corycean Grotto Hike

Explore Delphi, once believed to be the center of the world and home to Apollo with his famous predictions of the future. Enjoy an early-morning drive weaving through the scenic Greek countryside and passing iconic landscapes. You'll pass views of endless olive groves, turquoise coastline, and...

Sunrise in Vitsa
Zagori Bridges and Villages Hike

In the north of Greece, near the border of Albania, lie the Pindos, the country's largest mountain range. Comprising the heart of these mountains is the Zagori region, known for its famous Zagorichoria—fairy-tale stone villages featuring 17th-century churches and stone bridges arching over...

An authentic spread in Mykonos
Farm-to-Table Meal & Wine Tasting on Mykonos

Discover Mykonos’ wine and culinary traditions at an organic vineyard and farm. The Asimomytis family owns the historic 19th-century monastery vineyard of Maou. Here, in the countryside of Mykonos, enjoy an authentic farm-to-table experience and wine tasting. Untouched by modern and tourist...

Cooking Class in Corfu Old Town

Discover the unique tastes of authentic Corfu cuisine, exploring its mix of influences from the Venetians, British, French, and Italians. Together with a professional chef, you'll prepare traditional Corfiot recipes and enjoy a delicious lunch.Learn about different culinary impressions and...

The crystal clear waters for Paros
Day Trip  to Antiparos from Paros

Enjoy a boat cruise from Alyki to Antiparos and Panteronissia Islands. You'll set off from the quaint fishing village of Aliki and head toward the Panteronissia Islands, often described as the "Blue Lagoon" because of the crystal-clear, turquoise waters. Enjoy a swim before exploring Mastichari...

Athens Photography Tour

With its ancient ruins, gorgeous Aegean islands, tall mountain peaks, and valleys lined with olive groves, Greece is one of the most photogenic countries in the world. Even the metropolitan capital city of Athens is a treasure trove of ancient archeological sites and monuments just begging to be...

Tinos Streets and Towns Made from Marble
On the Marble Trail Tour in Tinos

Tinos is a relatively small island in the Aegean, part of the Cyclades archipelago. It's a sleepy and barren island known for its many villages, stately churches, windmills, and ruins of Venetian fortifications on the mountaintop. It's also famous for marble crafting. A walking tour of sites...

Clifftop views from Paleokastritsa
Paleokastritsa Hike in Corfu

Discover the iconic Paleokastritsa Monastery and neighboring Bella Vista ("beautiful view") as you hike through the scenic Corfu countryside. This moderate mountain hike takes you on a circular route along the high ridge of Paleokastritsa. As you reach the picturesque Corfiot village, you'll be...

Aerial View of the Athenian Riviera
Athenian Riviera Bike Ride from Athens

Leave the bustle of Athens behind and cycle toward the beautiful Athenian Riviera, complete with tall palm trees and relaxed vibes. You'll get a glimpse of the city beyond its central core, peddling through its suburbs and coastal hub. You'll start your tour on the biggest pedestrian street of...

Begin the tour at the Parthenon
Interactive Greek Mythology Tour

Greece has some of the richest mythology of any nation on earth. The legacy is one of tall tales and legends, gods and monsters. There's no better way to glean insight into this complex lore than on the streets of the capital city of Athens, where ancient ruins tell the stories. This mythology...

Balos & Gramvoussa Day Cruise on Crete

Discover Crete's famed beach, Balos, and the red rocky terrain of Gramvoussa. The two beaches are some of the most popular in the country, offering crystal-clear, shallow water perfect for swimming. You'll start your morning at the port of Kissamos, where you'll board a cruise to the small island...

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Boat Trip to Proti Island in Messenia

Discover the warm, crystal-clear waters of western Messenia, starting in the coastal town of Marathopoli. From the harbor, you'll enjoy a short cruise to Proti Island, its name deriving from the sea god Proteus, son of Poseidon. According to mythology, Proti Island resembles a crocodile, and when...

You'll cross crystal streams through narrow passages in Samaria Gorge
Trek Samaria Gorge on Crete

Experience an incredible hike through Europe's longest (and Crete's most popular) river gorge, Samaria Gorge. As one of the island's natural wonders, you'll enjoy incredible views of the rushing river, rocky mountain peaks, and Crete's scenic countryside. Along the way, your guide will share...

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Sea Kayaking at Epidaurus Sunken City near Nafplio

Discover the sunken city of Epidaurus by kayak. This is a great and active way for anyone, including families, to explore Greece's rich history. After transferring to Palaia Epidavros Beach, you'll get acquainted with your equipment and learn a few basic techniques from your guide.When ready,...

Ermones beach
Odyssey Tour on Corfu

Travel back in the time to the bygone era of legends, tales, myths, and Homer’s epic sea adventure. If you're a fan of the poem "The Odyssey," you may remember that Corfu is the island of the Phaeacians. This is where the hero Odysseus (Ulysses) shipwrecked after being caught in a storm while...

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River Trekking: Voidomatis River in Zagori

Trek up the famous Vikos Gorge and enjoy swimming in the refreshing waters of the Voidomatis River. This unique experience follows the upper portion of the river, starting in the village of Vikos. After a brief introduction, you'll put on your wet suits and gear and head toward Voidomatis...

Triple Swim: Waterfall, Lake & Sea on the Peloponnese

Explore the incredible natural environments of Greece in a special way, by getting off the beaten path, even for the locals! A local guide will take you into the hilly and mountainous terrain near Corinth, where you'll enjoy walking through idyllic landscapes and swim in three types of water: a...

The Mythical Cave of Zeus Tour from Heraklion

Discover Crete's mythological side, explore its natural beauty and visit the place where Zeus grew up. To reach the mythological cave of Zeus, you'll head out into the island's mountains. The mysterious cave is where Rhea, Zeus' mother, hid the king of gods and raised him with the help of...

Stone arches at a former olive oil press in Apokoronas
Explore the Villages of Apokoronas

On the northeastern coast of the island of Crete, at the foothills of the White Mountains, you'll find the region of Apokoronas. It's an area rich with fascinating history, revealed on a tour of the region's villages. This tour passes through seven towns in the region, stopping at several...

The Cyclopean walls of Mycenae
Visit Mycenae and Nafplio

Mycenae, the ancient Greek archeological site on the Peloponnese Peninsula, is famous for its role in Homer's Iliad. It was home to the famous Helen, whose husband King Agamemnon led his people to war when she left him for Paris of Troy. That old Mycenaean civilization dominated the western...

Take a dip
Beach Day & Road Trip on Corfu

Corfu Town is full of incredible and interesting sites, and some are best visited by car. The afternoons tend to be too hot for exploration, so start your road trip early in the morning. Begin with the Achilleion, set just six miles (10 km) south of town. This ornate fairy palace was built for...

Naoussa port
Mykonos & Delos Day Trip

Enjoy a day cruise to the scenic and archeologically rich islands of Delos and Mykonos. You'll depart from Paros' port and make your way north to Delos Island. Here you'll find a large, open, and natural archaeological site, one of the biggest in Greece. Delos is famously known as Apollo's...

Piraeus marina
Fishing Boat Adventure in the Saronic Gulf

Athens is a thriving port city on the Saronic Gulf, formed between the peninsulas of Attica and Argolis in the Aegean Sea. Like many gulfs in the world, it's the lifeblood of fishers in the region. Enjoy this day tour of the Saronic on a traditional kaiki (fishing boat), learning about the...

Enjoy a Wine Tasting at Different Vineyards
Nemea Winery Exploration

Like any great wine-producing nation, the secret to its viniculture lies in the soil. In Greece, the land most ideal for cultivating grapevines is in the Nemea region, on the Peloponnese. There are quite a few wineries here, with many producing the indigenous Agiorgitiko varietal. This wine was...

The seafront city of Kavala
Tour of Philippi & Kavala from Thessaloniki

Explore the archeological site of Philippi and the historic old town of Kavala. Your first stop is the ruins of Philippi, set east of Thessaloniki. A guide will lead you through this ancient site, sharing its history and cultural significance along the way.The artifacts and ruins at Philippi span...

Discover the Secrets of Chania's Streets
Old Town of Chania Tour

Stroll through the charming and historic Old Town of Chania with an expert local guide. You'll meander picturesque alleys and discover the city's famed Venetian Harbor. Along the way, learn about Cretan history, mythology, and traditions while chatting with locals.After getting acquainted with...

Waterless Farming, An Insider's Food & Wine Tour on Santorini

Explore Santorini's special gastronomic delights and get to know the island through your tastebuds. This guided tour visits a historic village, two wineries, and an organic farm. Along the way, learn about the island's ancient history of winemaking and traditional culinary delights.You'll start...

Cooking Class in a Traditional Village on Naxos

Discover the authentic Greek way of life through your tastebuds. This hands-on cooking class is an excellent way to immerse yourself in local traditions and cuisine. You'll experience a typical meal and the day-in-the-life of a local family. You'll meet your host in the Naxian village of...

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Jewish Heritage of Corfu Walking Tour

Explore the expansive history of Corfu's Jewish community with a walking tour through the Jewish Quarter and the Corfu Synagogue. Along the way, you'll listen to stories about the island's Jewish history and cultural significance. Between 1493 and 1549, Jews arrived in Corfu from around Europe,...

Monastiraki Square and Sunset over Plaka
Explore the Neighborhoods of Athens

Discover Athens' heart and soul by exploring six neighborhoods, from working-class districts to boutique boulevards and trendy communities. A guide will share how the city developed its modern character under the shadow of an ancient legacy. In the end, you'll understand why Athens is the...

Discover the Diapontia Islands from Corfu

Enjoy exploring one of the three small islands, together called the Diapontia Islands, off Corfu's northwestern coast. All offer amazing beaches, interesting history, and delicious local cuisine. From Agios Stefanos, the “Pegasus” ferry will take you to either Mathraki, Othoni, or Erikousa. If...

Food Tour of Crete

Crete is not only the largest of the Greek islands, but it also has one of the most interesting food cultures. For most of its history, Cretans subsisted on a diet of fresh produce, dairy products like yogurt, honey, olive oil, red wine, and other Mediterranean ingredients. However, as living...

Organic Farming & Picnic for Families on Paros

While on Paros with kids, visit an organic farm, learn more about the natural farming methods, and get inspired by permaculture principles with hands-on activities and a family picnic with kids.On the 5.6-acre Kamari Farm, you'll meet the owners, Stavros and Katerina. They built their dream of an...

Ruins of the Palaces in Heraklion
Palace of Knossos & Archaeological Museum in Heraklion

Discover the Palace of Knossos, known to be Europe's oldest "city." Crete was home to the ancient Minoan civilization, and the palace was the center of it all during the Bronze Age. You'll visit the ruins and walk through the Heraklion Archaeological Museum to admire preserved murals and...

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Jewish Monuments of Thessaloniki Walking Tour

Explore the Jewish monuments of Thessaloniki and learn about the once substantial community that called the city home. The Jewish history in Thessaloniki dates back two thousand years, where a large population lived until WWII. Then, because of its thriving Jewish identity, the city was known as...

The Hilltop Windmills of Mykonos
Mykonos Town Walking Tour

Get to know the authentic side of Mykonos with a local expert guide. Although known as Greece's cosmopolitan island with glitz, glam, and parties, there's far more to Mykonos than meets the eye. Go beyond the beach clubs and learn about its fascinating history, gastronomy, traditions, and...

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Bike Tour & Beach Picnic on Mykonos

Discover the rugged beauty of hilly Mykonos on a bike. This moderate yet leisurely route takes you through the island's rocky terrain and to the locals' favorite Fokos Beach. You're welcome to use either a traditional bike or an e-bike, which will help you tackle some of the inclines!This tour...

Balos beach
Beach Day Trip from Chania

Crete is home to some of the most beautiful and beloved beaches in Greece and Europe. Take a day to relax and enjoy the warm, crystal-clear waters and sandy banks, all within a day trip from Chania. Many feature soft, pink sand, perfect swimming conditions, and opportunities to snorkel.Depending...

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Dolphin-Watching Boat Trip in the Corinthian Gulf

Enjoy a family-friendly boating adventure in the Corinthian Gulf, a scenic waterway connecting the Aegean and Ionian Seas. You'll cruise out into the sea on a high-speed RIB. Enjoy passing through the crystal-clear waters and along the shores of Northern Peloponnese. This area is a favorite place...

Olive Farm Visit & Tasting near Heraklion

Olive oil is a staple in every Cretan home and a significant part of the regional cuisine. Experience this liquid gold with a tour and tasting at an organic olive oil mill near Heraklion. Enjoy the views as you pass through the Cretan countryside. The tour starts outside in the groves, where...

Views from Palamidi Castle
Nafplio Old Town & Palamidi Castle Walk 

Discover the streets and monuments of Nafplio, the first capital of modern Greece and one of the country's most charming cities. As you stroll through the colorful lanes and alleyways, you'll notice a mix of Venetian, Ottoman, and Greek architecture. Your guide will point out important buildings...

Hermoupolis Walking Tour on Syros

Explore the city of Hermoupolis (Ermoupolis) and discover its fascinating and significant history. You'll start with a visit to “El Greco,” a treasured and famous painting in the Church of Dormition of the Virgin Mary. Then, walk along the marble streets and visit Municipality Hall and the...

Cretan Villages Food and Culture Tour

Discover Crete's unique area of Apokoronas, the eastern province of the Chania region. This tour takes you through different rural villages, where you'll meet with locals, learn about the island's history and culture, and taste Cretan delicacies. You'll start in the village of Gavalochori and...

Sunrise in Vitsa
Bridges & Villages Hike in Zagori

Discover Zagori's historic stone bridges and picturesque villages with this easy hike. Zagori is a unique region featuring 46 villages, the Pindos Mountains, roaring rivers, and deep gorges. Many visit the area for its exceptional nature and history.Typically called Zagorochoria, the Zagori...

Agios Prokopios Beach, #10 in the world!
Naxos Beach Day & Watersports

Featuring smaller crowds than its Cycladic neighbors, Naxos makes it easy to find your own slice of paradise on its famed beaches. Whether you're looking for privacy, rustic beauty, or a lively scene, you can find it on Naxos. You truly are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing the perfect...

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Farm-to-Table Cooking Class & Lunch in Monemvasia

The best way to discover Monemvasia's traditional cuisine is to prepare (and eat) it yourself! This cooking class takes place in the peaceful garden of Liotrivi Mansion, where a professional chef will introduce you to Greek gastronomy. You'll learn about the secrets behind the region's authentic...

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Discover the Villages of Mani

Discover the amazing villages and landscapes of the Mani Peninsula, starting with Areopoli, meaning the "City of Ares," and named after the ancient Greek god of war. This town is the area's capital and features a big square with the statue of Petrobay’s Mavromichalis. Enjoy wandering through the...

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Day Cruise to the Northern Beaches of Syros

Discover the beaches on the rural and less touristy northern side of Syros Island. This day cruise will take you to four different beaches, all with crystal-clear waters perfect for swimming or sunbathing. After transferring to Kini's small port, you'll set sail into the blue sea and make your...

An aerial view of the archaeological site at Delos
Day Trip to Delos Island

Enjoy a day cruise to the picturesque and sacred island of Delos. In the morning, you'll board your boat and relax as you glide through the sea toward Delos, once the center of the Cyclades in the ancient world. Although uninhabited, you'll visit one of the most important and impressive...

Olive Oil Tour Near Chania

Discover one of the most important aspects of Greek culture and the Mediterranean diet: olive oil. Grab your car rental and leave Chania to explore a nearby olive grove, museum, and workshop to learn all about the olive tree, its stone fruit, and the gold elixir it produces.Head toward Kolymvari,...

Boat Trip on Mani Peninsula

Enjoy a relaxing boat trip around the stunning Mani Peninsula. You'll follow the Maniot coastline, passing rocky cliffs, sandy beaches, forested hills, and turquoise coves. Enjoy a memorable experience in the crystal-clear waters of Mani as you pass the Diros and Gerolimenas routes. Your guided...

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Nature Walk from Douliana Village to Almyrida Beach on Crete

Experience Chania's incredible nature on foot with this guided walk to Almyrida Beach. You'll start in the village of Douliana in Apokoronas, which is the eastern province of Chania. Enjoy natural and historical monuments as your guide shares stories about the area's unique history, geology,...

Beach Day on the Chalkidiki Peninsula near Thessaloniki

Chalkidiki is the picturesque region and peninsula that sits southeast of Thessaloniki. It features three "legs" that jut out into the Aegean Sea. The area offers incredible beaches, many with crystal-clear waters away from currents. It's an ideal location for a relaxing day at the sea! Mostly...

The Incredible Beauty of Elafonissi Beach
Day Trip to Elafonissi Beach on Crete

Experience the beauty of one of Greece's most popular and famous beaches, Elafonissi. Savor the crystal-clear turquoise waters, shallow and warm swimming areas, and the pink-hued sand that hugs the shore. Together, the natural elements create unmatched scenery on this small island.Enjoy passing...

St Stefanos convent in Meteora
Hike the Meteora Rocks

Experience the incredible scenery of Meteora and explore the centuries-old monasteries via an authentic hiking path. Reaching heights close to 2,000 feet (600 meters), Meteora is one of Greece's most important monastic communities. A local guide will take you through the forest and hills to this...

The Archeological Site of Akrotiri
Akrotiri & Museums of Thera

Discover one of the Aegean Sea's most significant prehistoric settlements on a private guided tour to Akrotiri and the Museums of Thera. This archaeological site features an ancient city preserved by volcanic ash for thousands of years. In addition, you'll visit two museums, both offering various...

Day Trip to Chrissi Island from Heraklion

Discover Crete's southern coast and cruise to Chrissi Island. 'Chrissi' means golden, which you'll understand as soon as you see this small island's golden sandy beaches! Along the way, you'll visit the port of Ierapetra in Europe's most southerly town.  Upon arrival in Ierapetra, you'll board a...

Castle of Acrocorinth Hike near Corinth

Hike to the top of Acrocorinth, one of the biggest castles in Greece. This moderate trek takes you past unique natural springs to incredible views of the sea and surrounding countryside. Along the way, your local guide will share interesting stories about the area's history, geology, and cultural...

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Family Hike in Zagori

Discover Zagori's historic stone bridges and picturesque villages with this easy, family-friendly hike, perfect for kids. Zagori is a unique region featuring 46 villages, the Pindos Mountains, roaring rivers, and deep gorges. Many visit the area for its exceptional nature and history.Typically...

Photo Tour in Zagori

Explore Zagori's scenery and capture its picturesque stone villages and bridges with a photo tour. The Zagori countryside is a great backdrop for any photographer. The stone elements will please black-and-white photography fans, while the unspoiled nature is perfect for landscape...

Sailing Day Cruise around Milos 

Discover Milos' beauty and enjoy swimming in the sea's crystal-clear waters on this sailing excursion. You'll start in Adamantas and sail around its bay, passing the first Christian catacombs and the colorful villages of Skinopi, Klima, Areti, and Fourkovouni. Enjoy the scenery and take photos as...

Venetian houses along the waterfront
Rethymno & Palace of Knossos Tour from Chania

Discover Crete's aristocratic seaside town of Rethymno, the island’s intellectual and cultural capital, and enjoy a tour of the ancient Palace of Knossos. A guide will lead you through Rethymno's picturesque old town, taking you on a tour of the city's Venetian Fortezza. As you meander Rethymno's...

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Beginners Scuba Diving Course on Naxos

Learn the basics of scuba diving and discover life under the sea. This activity allows you to experience scuba diving without a certification course. Your PADI professional guide will teach you the necessary techniques for a fun and safe beginner's excursion!After meeting with your instructor,...

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Farm to Table Cooking at the Botanical Gardens on Crete

Discover the secrets behind Cretan cuisine by cooking your own meal with the help of local chefs. You'll source fresh ingredients from the hilly Botanical Gardens and learn traditional cooking methods passed down from generations. Then, enjoy your creation within the shade of the garden,...

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Olive Farm Tour & Wine Tasting near Monemvasia

Discover two of Monemvasia's culinary traditions: olive oil and wine. You'll start the day with a tour of a local olive farm, sampling four types of extra-virgin olive oil. The olive farm grows two types of edible olives, which you can also taste. You'll learn about each variety's special...

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Sea Kayaking on Mani Peninsula

Explore Mani Peninsula's natural beauty by kayak, gliding through its warm, crystal-clear waters. This easy family sea kayaking excursion is a fun and active way to experience Mani. You'll paddle along the coast of Kardamili and Stoupa, which host some of the best scenery in the area. Enjoy views...

Monemvasia Castle & Upper Town Tour

Discover the mysteries of Monemvasia with a tour of the castle and its scenic Upper Town. Throughout the centuries, Momenvasia evolved into a popular castle-town and a strategic base of trade and military during the Byzantine Empire. The eastern Mediterranean Sea was the last stronghold of the...

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Rock Climbing Exómvourgo Hill on Tinos

Combine nature, culture, and sport with this rock climbing adventure to the top of Exómvourgo Hill. This exquisite rock formation offers 90 different climbing routes, making it a great option for all skill and athletic levels. Whether you're a beginner or expert, enjoy tackling this infamous hill...

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Ultimate Kalamata Food Tour

Discover the flavors of Greece with a one-of-a-kind food tour in the gastronomy hub of Kalamata. Your host and guide will show you some of the region's most beloved traditional recipes. Along the way, you'll taste more than 20 Messinian homemade products for the ultimate foodie experience.Start...

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Sea Kayaking the Castle of Monemvasia

Get a unique view of Monemvasia's historic castle-town by sea kayaking around its medieval walls. Just as the Middle Ages merchants once did, you'll approach the castle by the sea. The town's unique positioning is exactly why it became such a significant trade and military hub over the...

Old Town Rhodes Evening Walk & Dinner

Enjoy an evening walking tour through the medieval center of Rhodes, followed by a delicious dinner. A guide will take you to the Old Town and lead you through St. John’s Gate, also known as the Red Gate. As you stroll along the stone streets, you'll learn about the city's history, the details of...

Mycenae and Epidaurus Tour on the Peloponnese

Step back in time and combine two of the most impressive archeological sites in mainland Greece: the Acropolis of Mycenae and the Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus.You'll start with a visit to the impressive Acropolis of Mycenae, a massive monument built before 1100 BCE. If you're a fan of...

The Terrace of the Lion on Delos Island
Delos & Rhenia Day Cruise from Mykonos

Explore the historic ruins and pristine beaches of Delos and Rhenia Islands on this day cruise. Known as part of the "Cycladic Sisters," which consists of Mykonos, Delos, and Rhenia, these two islands sit just off Mykonos' southwestern coast. Both uninhabited, Delos is home to one of Greece's...

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Snorkeling Tour of Santorini 

Discover life under the surface and explore the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean Sea. This snorkeling adventure starts in Kamari, where you'll board a speed boat and enjoy views of the unique volcanic coastline. Then, as you cruise along the southern and eastern coasts, you'll make a few stops...

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Family Day Cruise to Paxos & Antipaxos from Corfu

Enjoy a family-friendly day cruise to the picturesque Ionian islands of Paxos and Antipaxos, which exude a wild and tropical-like beauty. As you glide through the turquoise sea, admire the views of rocky coastlines, clear waters, and white-sand beaches. Your first stop is at the area's impressive...

Akrotiri Lighthouse Sunset Tour

Discover one of Santorini's iconic sunset spots at Akrotiri Lighthouse. This 19th-century lighthouse is one of Greece's oldest and sits on the island's most southwesterly point. A French company built it in 1892, and it was a staple of Santorini before WWII. In 1945, the Greek Navy recommissioned...

Views of Tinos Island
Foodie Tour of Tinos Island

Discover the gastronomical delights and culinary history of Tinos Island, one of the most beautiful Cycladic islands. Tinos is known for its marble but also hosts a unique culture steeped in inherited culinary traditions. You'll start your tour with breakfast in Dyo Choria, a traditional village...

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Imbros Gorge Hike on Crete

Discover the beauty of Imbros Gorge, the second-most popular gorge on Crete (after Samaria). First, you'll make your way through the Cretan countryside to the village of Imbros to enjoy a coffee or breakfast with your guide. Then, when ready, start your hike! Your guide will lead you through the...

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Hike the Ancient Footpath To Delphi

Hike an ancient footpath and enjoy views of the enchanting archeological ruins of Delphi. You'll start from the foothills of Mt Parnassos and follow a forested route to the village of Delphi. Along the way, enjoy exceptional views of the ancient sanctuary, rolling olive groves, and the Corinthian...

Chania's Historical Streets
Old Town of Chania Walking Tour

Stroll through the charming and historic Old Town of Chania with a local guide. You'll meander picturesque alleys and discover the city's famed Venetian Harbor. Along the way, learn about Cretan history, mythology, and traditions while chatting with locals.You'll explore some of the city's...

Hiking Along Santorini's Caldera
The Caldera of Santorini Hike from Fira to Oia

Hike Santorini’s most impressive path: the rim of the island's famous volcanic caldera. This guided walk follows the edge of the volcano that inspired the myth of Atlantis. Along the way, learn about those who traveled the path before you, including ancient merchants, farmers, and sailors. You'll...

Family Canyoning in Zagori

Enjoy a family-friendly version of canyoning and experience the rush of rappelling down the sides of cliffs. Zagori's natural beauty and canyons, carved over millions of years, make it the perfect place to try canyoning. Along the way, you'll discover the wonders of nature, jump into waterfalls,...

Ladiko Beach
Sea Kayaking Anthony Quinn Bay on Rhodes

Explore the popular and sandy beaches along Anthony Quinn Bay in a sea kayaking excursion along the bay's southern coast. After crossing the bay and paddling past Anthony Quinn Beach, you'll turn toward the small sandy beach called Ladiko.Continue toward the rocks at Erimokastro Beach, where you...

The Stunning Hillside Town of Ano Syros
Flavors of Syros Food Tour

Discover the gastronomical delights of Syros with a food tour. Enjoy mingling with local producers and tasting a variety of Greek goods, as Syros is home to some of the best products from the Cyclades Islands.After you meet your host Kostas, a food specialist and the owner of a charming...

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Beach Day on Paros

Paros is renowned for its incredible sandy beaches, attracting visitors from all over the world. Enjoy a leisurely day soaking up the sun and swimming in the crystal-clear, turquoise-hued waters. Choose from one or more of the following suggestions: Kolymbithres Beach. Kolymbithres is perhaps...

Discover Voidokilia Beach & Navarino Old Castle in the Peloponnese

The moment you see Voidokilia Beach, you may recognize it, as the famous crescent-shaped shoreline has graced many magazine covers as one of the best places to visit in Greece. Its name signifies the belly of the ox, the same as Voufrada, as referred to by Homer in his epic poems, "The Iliad" and...

Naxos Villages
Naxos Food & Culture Tour

Discover the unique culture and gastronomical hub of Naxos. This tour takes you to four traditional villages as you absorb the scenery and taste local delicacies. The countryside of Naxos Island has some of the best local produce and food in the Cyclades.You'll start in the charming village of...

Rafting the Voidomatis River in Zagori

Enjoy an easy rafting adventure on the Voidomatis River. You'll ride a series of white rapids as you descend into the Voidomatis River Valley in the Vikos-Aoos National Park. The crystal-clear waters and surrounding scenery are great reasons to explore the nature of Zagori.The Voidomatis River...

Ancient Macedonia: Day Trip to Pella & Vergina from Thessaloniki

Discover the history and culture of Macedonia's ancient kingdom with a private tour of the Pella and Vergina archaeological sites. Enjoy the scenic countryside of northern Greece as you make your way to Vergina.Upon arrival, a guide will lead you through one of the most impressive archaeological...

Pink bougainvillea is popular in Santorini
Oia Walking Tour on Santorini

Explore Oia, Santorini's picture-perfect village, with a local guide. Dramatically perched atop the cliffs of the caldera, this scenic town contrasts famously against its natural surroundings. Rusty rocks and azure-blue waves complement its pastel cave houses, whitewashed facades, and colorful...

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Sunset Sailing Tour from Nafplio

Enjoy a sunset sail along the coast of scenic Nafplio. You'll depart from Nafplio's harbor and head out toward the village of Xiropigado. Along the way, enjoy hearty snacks and drinks while watching the scenery pass. Stop at Nekrotafio Beach to swim or snorkel in the clear, turquoise waters....

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Snorkeling at Ombros Gialos on Crete

Explore the wonders of Greece from under the water with this boat and snorkeling excursion. Crete's crystal-clear waters provide excellent conditions to see life below the surface. All levels, from beginners to advanced skin divers, can enjoy this exciting excursion!You'll start with a snorkeling...

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Beach Day on Mykonos

Enjoy a day relaxing in Mykonos' unique luxury, soaking in the island's unparalleled beauty, white-sand beaches, and turquoise waters. Although its southern beaches are some of the best, you'll find idyllic stretches of sand all around the island. Depending on your personal preferences, here are...

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Water Mill Hike & Traditional Lunch near Monemvasia

Discover the authentic culture and cuisine of Monemvasia with this easy walk to the historic watermills. You'll start at the village of Talanta, where you'll meet with your guide and learn a bit about the area's history. As you follow the designated path, you'll cross a small gorge and reach the...

Syros Beach Day

Like every Cycladic island, Syros has its fair share of beautiful beaches where you can swim, snorkel, sunbathe, stroll, and more. Many feature golden sand and offer ideal conditions to windsurf or hidden coves perfect for kayaking and snorkeling. Although the northern beaches are some of the...

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Meteora Sunset Tour

Discover the incredible scenery of Meteora at sunset and explore the centuries-old monasteries. Reaching heights close to 2,000 feet (600 meters), Meteora is one of Greece's most important monastic communities. Your local guide will take you through this UNESCO World Heritage Site and explain its...

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Paros Villages Sunset Hike

Experience the local life of Paros with an evening hike through its most beautiful and authentic villages. You'll follow an ancient Byzantine path from Lefkes to Prodromos, a historically important trail. Along the way, savor the mesmerizing sunset colors throughout the sky.You'll start in Lefkes...

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Vineyard Visit & Wine Tasting in Zagori

Enjoy a wine tasting at the acclaimed vineyard of Domaine Glinavos, nestled in the picturesque Zagorian village of Zitsa. Here, you'll find several refined and elegant wines from certified Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) varieties. Start with a warm welcome and tour the family-owned winery...

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Riverside Horseback Riding in Zagori

Enjoy peaceful horseback riding along the scenic Voidomatis River. You'll trot through the Zagori region's lush and pristine nature, enjoying views of the forests and mountains. A guide will help you select a route from numerous options, catering to the season and your interests. Experience the...

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Hike Mt Olympus via Enipeas Canyon

Enjoy a moderate hike beneath Mount Olympus via the scenic Enipeas Canyon. An experienced guide will lead the way, taking you to hidden spots and viewpoints while sharing interesting stories of Greek mythology. You'll start in the mountain town of Litochoro and walk along rocky terrain following...

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Self-Guided Day Trip to Seitan Limani Beach

Located in the northwest of Crete, Seitan Limania (also known as Stefanou Beach) is something you may never come across anywhere else in Greece.  The clear blue color of the water, the beautiful white sand and the imposing white cliffs, are worth the pain of getting to this secluded beach. You...

The Parthenon
Acropolis & Flavors of Athens Tour Combo

Combine two of Athens' must-do tours by exploring The Acropolis, followed by a food tour through the city's neighborhoods. As the most iconic landmark in Athens, you'll discover the once-powerful Ancient Greek civilization that flourished here thousands of years ago. A guide will give you a local...

Corfu's Old Fortress
Corfu Old Town Walking Tour

Join a local guide and explore the charming town of Corfu. As you walk, discover the fascinating history of this city, including the Venetian, French, and British influences in its culture and architecture. Corfu is home to a unique mix of multicultural connections, which all helped shape life on...

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SUP & Snorkeling at Voidokilia Beach

Discover one of Greece's world-famous beaches by paddleboarding and snorkeling in crystal-clear waters. The beach is known for its calm turquoise lagoon, fine white sand, and powdery dunes. Enjoy an active experience with plenty of time to relax and savor a traditional picnic lunch.Upon arrival...

Sunset falls on the monsteries of Meteora
Panoramic Meteora & Monasteries Tour

Explore the centuries-old monasteries built into massive rocks known as Meteora. Reaching heights close to 2,000 feet (600 meters), Meteora is one of Greece's most important monastic communities. A local guide will take you through this UNESCO World Heritage Site and explain its geological,...

Discover the Mansions & Villas of Syros

Syros is known for its historic villas and mansions, and many choose to visit the island for this very reason. You can explore these grand properties by navigating a few of the island's neighborhoods and villages. Along the way, discover Syros' interesting history and aristocracy. Start in the...

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Waterfalls & Archery Hike at Polylimnio Gorge on the Peloponnese

Discover the beauty of the Polylimnio Gorge waterfalls by hiking through the forest, swimming in the cascades, and learning archery skills. Polylimnio means "many lakes," which you'll pass as you make your way from one freshwater pool to another. Enjoy the aqua-blue water as you hike through the...

Harborfront Views of Beautiful Syros Island
Syros City Tour: Medieval Ano Syros

Discover the winding alleys of the medieval city, Ano Syros. This historic settlement is strategically set on a hillside with the impressive San Giorgio's Cathedral at its highest point. Your tour will start here so that you can enjoy incredible views and meander down the hilly streets. The...

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Horseback Riding at Kournas Lake on Crete

Enjoy an exciting horseback riding excursion at Kournas Lake, a favorite recreational spot in the Chania region. You’ll start the day by meeting your four-legged partner and learning a few basic horseback riding techniques. Then, get to know your animal and build trust before saddling up. The...

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Explore the Villages of Naxos

Explore the charming and historic villages of Naxos, zipping through the island's peaceful nature and stopping to admire quaint towns and scenic vistas.  A great place to start is the village of Apiranthos, situated at the foot of Fanari Mountain, the island's third-highest peak. Known as the...

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Winery Tour & Tasting near Thessaloniki

Explore Greece's famed wine industry by visiting a winery and tasting different varieties. Your excursion occurs at Ktima Gerovassilliou Winery, a sprawling estate with views of the valley and mountains. Here you'll learn all about the vinification process and taste some of the finest wines in...

Tour of Delphi, the "Center of the Earth"

Discover the "center of Earth" with this guided tour of Delphi, the mythical oracle of Ancient Greece and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Set against a mountain landscape, you'll explore the most sacred place of the ancient civilization. Walk amongst ruins and learn all about the secrets of the old...

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Treasure Hunt & Kalamata Olive Oil Tasting

Discover the secrets behind Greece's liquid gold: olive oil. This family-friendly excursion takes you into the Messenia region, known for its famous black Kalamata olives. You'll enjoy a fun, informative, and interactive olive oil tour, complete with games, storytelling, tastings, and a delicious...

Little Venice Sunset Cruise on Mykonos

Experience a famous Greek sunset on this sailing excursion in Mykonos. As you leave the town's harbor, enjoy views of the whitewashed buildings, the colorful "Little Venice" waterfront, and the towering hilltop windmills. Next, you'll cruise by a few of the island's famed southern beaches and...

Byzantine church in Mystras
Tour the Castle-Town of Mystras

Discover the historic Mystras Castle, an imposing fortress that was once the capital of the Byzantine state. Established in 1249 CE, the castle is Greece's most important Byzantine monument, sprawling across a steep mountainside. You'll enjoy walking through this preserved archeological site led...

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Discover the Natural Beauty of Aigialeia

Explore the beauty of the Aigialeia region, situated by the northern tip of the scenic Peloponnese. You can start with the Odontotos Railway, a steep mountain railway that takes you to the alpine town of Kalavryta through the impressive Vouraikos Gorge. Many visitors opt to hike part of the...

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Mythology Tour in the Foothills of Mt. Olympus

Discover Greek mythologies and stories of Alexander the Great on a history tour from Dion to Litochoro. You'll start with a visit to the village of Dion, set at the foot of Mount Olympus. Here, archeologists have unearthed ruins from an ancient Macedonian civilization. As you explore this...

Sunset at Sounio
Athenian Riviera & Cape Sounio Sunset Tour near Athens

This tour combines one of Athens' most popular monuments with a romantic sunset by the sea. Your guide will share stories of the city's history and culture while you savor the views of the Temple of Poseidon and the Saronic Gulf. End the tour like a local with an optional seaside meal.Enjoy your...

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Winery Visit & Tasting near Heraklion

Visit the award-winning Douloufakis Winery, located in the village of Dafnes. This 11th-century hamlet is known for its endless rolling hills of grapevines. Start your tour with a stroll through the grapevines, learning about the different varieties grown at the vineyard. The two most popular...

Ancient Messene Tour on the Peloponnese

Discover Ancient Messene, one of the most well-preserved sites in mainland Greece. Although experts reconstructed some areas, you'll find plenty of impressive examples of precise preservation. Then, step back in time to the 4th century BCE and learn all about the ancient history and culture of...

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Athens Wine & Meze Tasting in Koukaki Neighborhood

Greece's winemaking tradition goes back thousands of years, and this tour helps you explore this fundamental element of authentic Greek culture. First, a local wine and food expert will walk you through its history, cultural importance, and different methods so you can taste the best that the...

Beautiful Coast of Hyda
Day Trip to Hydra from Athens

Step back in time and enjoy a full-day excursion to the island of Hydra. Filled with art and home to the great Leonard Cohen, car-free Hydra oozes charm with its cobbled streets, authentic stone houses, and traditional taverns. From the Port of Piraeus, you'll board a hydrofoil ferry and cruise...

Delphi Tour & Painting for Kids

Discover the ancient archeological site of Delphi, known as the "center of the world," where Apollo spoke through his oracle. A family-friendly guide will lead you through this UNESCO World Heritage Site, set against a scenic mountain landscape. You'll explore the most sacred place of the ancient...

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Family Minoan Myths Tour from Heraklion

Discover the ancient scenery and myths of Minos, Ariadne, Theseus, the Minotaur, and the Labyrinth on this family-friendly adventure. This unique educational activity explores the roots of the Minoan civilization with some of the most popular Greek stories and myths. In addition, it'll prepare...

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Milos Island Sunset Tour

Enjoy one of Milos' famous sunsets with a driving tour to some of the island's best spots. Your first stop is the island's most famous beach, Sarakiniko Beach. Here you'll find lunar-like white volcanic rocks that contrast perfectly with the turquoise water. Next, stop at two picturesque fishing...

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Southern Santorini Cycling Tour

Explore Santorini's scenic southern region on two wheels and visit some of the island's hidden treasures. After meeting your guide and getting acquainted with your equipment, you'll warm up with a ride to Perivolos, a beautiful beach featuring the island's signature black sand. Then, start your...

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Palace of Nestor & Museum of Chora Tour

Discover the beauty and history of Nestor Palace, the best-preserved Mycenaean palace. As an influential site in Mycenaean times, Homer described the palace in "The Odyssey" and "The Iliad" as Nestor's kingdom. Nestor was a wise man from which everyone requested advice before making serious...

Mountain Biking in Zagori

Enjoy a mountain bike excursion through the scenic Zagorian landscape. You'll start in the village of Elati, known for its views of the Tymphi mountain peaks. The first leg will be a nice warm-up as you ride along a smooth, paved road, taking in the scenery. As you start to descend into the...

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Athens Street Art Tour

Discover why Athens is a street artist’s paradise. You'll examine all different methods, including tagging, bombing, stencil, and painting, and learn about some of the city's 2,000+ street artists. From iconic images beloved by Athenians to controversial pieces, you'll explore the city's iconic...

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Cooking Class & Wine Tasting in Rethymno

Unlock the secrets of Cretan cuisine and the island's famed vineyards with a cooking class and wine tasting. This experience takes place in AVLI's beautiful venue combines a 5-course dinner with a wine cellar visit. You'll learn about fine Cretan wines and taste a few varieties. All the dishes...

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Jewish Heritage Tour of Rhodes

Learn about Rhodes' Jewish heritage, starting with a walking tour of Europe's best-preserved Jewish cemetery. Your guide will share the island's Jewish history and highlight important figures throughout the centuries. Then, you'll head into Rhodes Town's Jewish Quarter. After passing through the...

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Excavation Simulation & Minoan Cuisine near Chania

Join a real archaeologist on an excavation simulation for kids! This activity allows you to find Minoan artifacts and learn about daily life in prehistoric times. Then, you'll enjoy a delicious meal of traditional Minoan cuisine.First, learn about archaeology and what an archaeologist does as you...

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Athens Mythology for Families

Explore the Acropolis and Ancient Agora with your family, learning about Greek mythology and history. Kids and adults alike will enjoy discovering what's truly behind the legends of Athens' gods and heroes. Along the way, enjoy views of the city and kid-friendly activities.After meeting your...

E-Bike Tour of Meteora

Explore the scenery and history of Meteora by e-bike, riding between giant rocks and cliff-suspended monasteries. This tour is great for families with older children, as it's a fun and eco-friendly way to visit Meteora while experiencing Greece's incredible nature. Electric assistance bikes will...

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Corinth Canal Crossing

Cross the Corinth Canal and "travel" back in time to the 7th Century BCE! As you squeeze through the narrow waterway flanked by cliffs, you'll discover the history and construction of this unique site as it transformed the Peloponnese into an island. The Corinth Canal connects the Gulf of Corinth...

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Chania Food & Wine Tasting Tour

Discover Crete's long history of winemaking and cheesemaking in the foothills of the White Mountains. The island's rugged terrain grows unique, high-quality grape variations that produce internationally popular wines. You'll explore several varieties and tour a family-owned cheese factory.Your...

Beautiful Buildings on Tinos Island
Food Tour of Tinos Town

Discover the tastes and smells of typical Tinian cuisine on this gastronomical tour. You'll explore the streets of the island's charming old town, filled with cobblestones, colorful facades, and hidden courtyards. As one of the most beautiful islands in the Cyclades, Tinos is home to a unique...

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Mykonos Southern Beaches Cruise

Discover some of Greece's best shorelines with this cruise to seven of Mykonos' southern beaches. Along the way, you'll pass rugged coasts, colorful harbor towns, and secluded bays. Enjoy swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing, and relaxing on board!You'll leave from the port in Ornos, sailing through...

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Explore Ano Poli in Thessaloniki

Explore the twisting streets of Ano Poli, Thessaloniki's historic Upper Town. Many of the city's main defensive structures sit here, as its hilltop position strategically overlooks much of Thessaloniki and the coastline. It's also the only section of the city to have survived the Great Fire in...

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Family Soap-Making Workshop in Crete

Craft your own soap with Crete's most popular natural essence: its famed olive oil. Your family will explore the aromas and smooth texture of the best olive oil in the world! Children love this workshop as they become little chemists in a humble Greek village just outside of Heraklion. Your host...

Cooking Workshop in Zagori

Discover the unique flavors of the Zagori region in this cooking workshop. You'll use fresh and local ingredients, most of which are produced in the venue's greenhouse. When finished, you'll savor a feast of luscious pies and salads, meats and cheeses, and desserts.As you cook and craft with a...

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Olympic Games Workout in Athens

Get your blood pumping and try your luck as an Olympian at the very venue where the first modern Olympics took place in 1896 CE. You’ll start your day at the Zappeion, a neoclassical building set just below the National Garden. Here, you’ll meet a trainer and learn how the Ancient Olympics...

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Family Hiking in Arcadia

Explore the serene Menalon Trail, a kid-friendly route in Arcadia, in the center of the scenic Peloponnese region. You'll enjoy nature as you walk amongst towering fir trees, rushing rivers and streams, historic watermills, stone bridges, waterfalls, and open gorges. Learn about the region's...

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Ancient Olympia Tour in the Peloponnese

This tour takes you through the archeological ruins of Ancient Olympia, including the original stadium and athletic training facilities where the Olympics first started in 776 BCE. The area around Olympia features a scenic natural landscape, perfect for a nice little hike at the end of your...

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Ancient Strategy Games for Families in Athens

Test your skills and learn about ancient puzzles and strategic games with your family at the Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology. Designed to maintain the entire family's focus and interest, you'll discover and practice important intelligence strategies. Ancient Greeks used these same...

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Sailing Day Cruise Around Naxos

Enjoy this relaxing day cruise aboard a catamaran and sail around the crystal-clear blue waters of Naxos Island. You'll pass by sandy anchorages, rocky coves, and picturesque seascapes. You'll depart from lively Naxos Marina and join a friendly and professional crew.As you sail around the coast...

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Family-Friendly Brewery Visit on Tinos

Learn about the beer production and traditions of Tinos Island with a family-friendly brewery tour. You'll visit the Tinian brewery Nissos, which offers incredible views of the Cyclades, including Syros, Delos, Mykonos, Paros, and Naxos islands. On a clear day, you may even spot a few dolphins...

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Kids Activities on Mt. Parnassos near Delphi

Let your little ones explore the nature around Delphi with this easy walk in the National Park of Mt. Parnassos. Established in 1938, the park encompasses Mt. Olympus and stands as one of the country's oldest National Parks. Enjoy walking through the forest, in fields, and amongst the wildflowers...

Raft Down the Level II Rapids
Rafting the Lousios River in Arcadia

Enjoy a fun and active family adventure on the Lousios River in Arcadia, a special place for Zeus. According to the Greek traveler Pausanias, Zeus bathed here after his birth in the 2nd century. This rafting experience is a great way to enjoy a family-friendly excursion in beautiful and historic...

Naxos Villages
Naxos Yesterday & Today Island Tour

Discover the island of Naxos, past to present. You'll start in the small village of Damalas and visit a traditional pottery workshop. A local ceramist will walk you through his process as he works the clay on the pottery wheel. Learn about the island's history of pottery and the important role...

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Excavation Simulation & Mosaic Workshop near Chania

This family-friendly workshop allows kids to experience an excavation simulation and make mosaics that they can take home. Kids love being an archeologist for the day! Enjoy learning about mosaic art's fascinating history, which originated from the Minoan Cretan. To start, your family will...

The Naxos landscape
Hike the Medieval Paths of Naxos

Experience the history and natural beauty of Naxos Island by hiking along its medieval pathways. These paths are set on the island's eastern side, combining rocky terrain, picturesque olive groves, and mountain views.As you make your way to the trailhead, you'll listen to stories about the...

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Family Sea Kayaking & Picnic Lunch near Nafplio

Explore the natural beauty of historic Nafplio by kayaking through the calm waters of the Argolis Gulf. After meeting your guide and getting acquainted with your equipment, you'll practice a few basic techniques in the shallow water. Then, when ready, you'll head out into the sea to start your...

Valley of the Butterflies
Valley of the Butterflies Bike Tour on Rhodes

Explore the scenic Valley of the Butterflies by bike. You'll follow a rural, nearly car-free asphalt road. Enjoy views of the surrounding landscape covered in pine and olive trees before ascending along a dirt road to a small church in the middle of the forest. From this vantage point, you'll...

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Cooking Class & Lunch at an Olive Grove in Messenia

Learn how to prepare a typical Messenian meal amidst a charming olive grove, and discover regional culinary traditions from a local chef while enjoying delicious Greek wine. Throughout the day, you'll experience the peaceful nature of a beautiful coastal village and relax with a hearty...

Hike to Nymph's Spring on Rhodes

Enjoy an easy hike to the scenic Nymph's Spring by following a slight incline along a stream near the village of Salakos. During the entire trek, enjoy the soothing sound of rushing water flowing from the mountains. You'll soon reach the Valley of the Butterflies, home to some rare species that...

Snowcapped mountains of Taygetos
Family Mosaic Workshop on Mani Peninsula

Let your kids get creative with this mosaic workshop located at the base of Mt. Taygetos in the authentic Greek village of Xirokambi. Set in the garden of a traditional home and atelier, your family will explore your artistic side while learning about the region's mosaic history.Your host is a...

Mati beach Messenia
Beach Day at Navarino in the Peloponnese

Relax with a leisurely beach day near the coastal town of Pilos (also known as Navarino). “Sandy Pylos” is how Homer refers to the Kingdom of Nestor in "The Odyssey." And although archaeologists can't quite specify Ancient Pylos' location, it's believed to sit somewhere along the coast between...

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Corfu Old Town by Bike

Explore the charming streets and impressive sites of Corfu Old Town on an easy bike ride. You'll start at the Douglas monument and make your way along the coastline to the city's imposing Old Fortress. Along the way, pass through the meandering kantounia (cobbled streets) of the Old Town and...

Scenic streets of Pyrgos
Santorini Villages Walking Tour

One of the best ways to experience Santorini is walking through the island's most scenic and peaceful villages. With the help of a local guide, this tour takes you to historic mansions, authentic rural houses, and abandoned neighborhoods lost in time. After savoring the scenery and history,...

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Cooking Class & Cheese Tasting near Heraklion

Experience the flavors, aromas, scents, and sensations of traditional Cretan cooking, and enjoy tasting cheese and olive oil. As you get acquainted with the culture of Crete, you must learn about the world-renowned Cretan diet!Your cooking class takes place in a small village in the Cretan...

Courtyard of the Achilleion Palace
Palaces of Corfu Tour

Corfu has a rich history of aristocratic elegance, thanks to its numerous royal families. You'll visit the island's most imposing palaces, many surrounded by nature, impressive views, and fresh air from the Ionian Sea.Your first stop is Achilleion Palace, built by Princess Sisi. This Empress of...

Sunset cycling
Sunset Bike Tour on Mani Peninsula

Enjoy an easy bike ride around a portion of the Mani Peninsula and watch one of the region's legendary sunsets. This tour is a great and active way for anyone, including families, to experience West Mani's famed natural beauty. You'll start from the small town of Stoupa and peddle along a bike...

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Cultural & Culinary Workshop on Tinos

Explore Tinos' cultural and culinary traditions, a special island known for its locally grown products, such as the signature artichoke. You'll work with a local to create everyday recipes and learn about the lives of the islanders. Delve into the true cuisine of Tinos and enjoy a wonderful lunch...

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Honey Tasting & Farm Dinner in Ancient Olympia

Savor a delicious dinner in Ancient Olympia at a local honey farm. Your host, Clio, will welcome you with a generous spread of regional cuisine. You'll surely feel the Greek hospitality as you interact with your hosts, try different recipes, sip drinks, and chat in the garden of a traditional...

Santorini
Discover Traditional Santorini

Unveil Santorini’s traditions one by one with this fascinating island tour. A local guide will take you back in time through the island's most formative years. Learn about Santorini's interesting history and how people lived on the island throughout the past centuries. After getting acquainted...

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Mythology & Botanical Gardens in Athens for Kids

Explore the myths and fables of the natural world inside the Ioulia &amp; Alexandros N. Diomidis Botanical Garden. This kid-friendly activity features a professional biologist who shares the stories of gods and goddesses from ancient Greek mythology. You'll learn the answers to questions within...

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Explore the Volcanic Side of Milos

Discover Milos' volcanic origins, starting with a drive to the Mine of Aggeria on the island's northeast side. You'll learn about the area's mining history and what the soil's color variations mean. Milos is well-known for its interesting rocks and soils!Next, stop at the village of Zefyria,...

Santorini Crater & Lagoon Sunset Dinner Sail

Enjoy the best of Santorini as you sail by the rim of the volcanic crater and savor a traditional BBQ dinner as the sun melts into the Aegean Sea. Starting at the port of Vlychada, you'll board the nearly 100-foot (28-m) long authentic Brigantine wooden boat and start your adventure.As you sail...

Athens Treasure Hunt for Families
Athens Treasure Hunt for Families

Discover Athens in a fun and engaging way, with a family-friendly treasure hunt through the city! As you make your way around Athens, you'll earn all about its history, view significant landmarks and world-renowned sights, enjoy panoramic vistas, visit local shops, and savor drinks and snacks...

Milos
Milos Panorama Tour

Discover the island of Milos, known for its beautiful beaches, white-washed villages, and fascinating history. This driving tour starts at the Ancient Theater of Milos, set at the Gulf of Milos' narrow entrance. Enjoy views of Tripiti and Klima, two of the island's more modern villages, and where...

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Hike Vikos Gorge in Zagori

Discover the incredible scenery of Vikos Gorge, one of the most popular hiking destinations in Greece. The gorge sits in the Vikos-Aoos National Park and is the world's deepest canyon in proportion to its width, as set in the Guinness Book of Records. This moderate trek takes you across the gorge...

Heraklion
Heraklion Walking Tour

Heraklion is one of Greece's most important cities, but it's never been considered one of the prettiest (despite its rich historical and cultural heritage). For a long time, the city was protected from sea invaders by large walls. The city only recently opened up its waterfront promenade for...

The White Tower
Walking Tour of Thessaloniki

Experience the enigmatic city of Thessaloniki, a lively hub filled with centuries-old monuments and rich history. You’ll meet a local guide at a popular city landmark, the OTE Tower. From this building, you can enjoy panoramic views of Thessaloniki. After admiring the city scenery and sea views,...

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Family Treasure Hunt in the Botanical Gardens of Crete

Discover why scientists describe Crete as the "Miniscule Continent" with a treasure hunt at the Botanical Gardens. Because the island shares the environment of three continents (Africa, Asia, and Europe), it offers an impressively diverse fauna and flora. Crete contains some of the most...

Arkadi Monastery & Rethymno

Take the scenic route from Heraklion to Chania and enjoy Crete's picturesque northern coast. Along the way, make stops at a historic monastery, a charming village, and a Venetian Fortress.Your first stop is the Arkadi Monastery, known to Greeks as a symbol of defense and freedom. You'll learn all...

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Comics Mythology Workshop in Athens for Families 

Let your kids design their own heroes and adventures in this fun and creative comics workshop! You'll get an inside look at Greek mythology with a professional comic book artist and storyteller. Sitting within a library dedicated to comics and mythology, your family will listen to a professional...

Santorini Fishing Excursion & Seafood Meal

Experience Santorini's famed seafood aboard a traditional fishing boat while eating the catch-of-the-day. First, you'll start your excursion at Vlychada Marina. Then, as you head for one of the deepest and most diverse spots in the Aegean Sea, your boat will release nets and creels in hopes of...

Santorini Sunset Dinner

Enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner catered to your exact tastebuds. Your host will learn about your food preferences and prepare an exclusive dinner featuring the island's top gastronomy and some of the finest wines. While you dine, enjoy incredible views of the Aegean Sea and Santorini's famed...

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Family Cooking Class at a Winery in Nemea

Enjoy time to bond with your family and learn some new cooking skills! You'll visit a winery in Nemea, famous for its ancient stadium where the Nemean Games took place. Here, you'll find a region known for the red Agiorgitiko grape, the most developed PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) grape...

Plaka streets
Acropolis & Plaka Neighborhood Tour in Athens

Explore two of Athens' 'must-see' attractions with a tour of The Acropolis and the Plaka neighborhood. As the city's most iconic landmark, you'll discover the once-powerful Ancient Greek civilization that flourished here thousands of years ago. Your guide will give you an insider view of the...

Visit Lake Stymphalia & the Environment Museum on the Peloponnese

Explore the natural beauty of Lake Stymphalia, a mythologically and ecologically significant area in Greece. The lake is linked to the labors of Hercules and the slaying of the Stymphalian birds! But apart from its legends and myths, it's also an important ecosystem that belongs to the European...

Discover the Museum of Ancient Greek Technology near Olympia

Visit one of the most interesting museums in Greece, the Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, in the port town of Katakolo. For most of the tourist season, Katakolo hosts huge liners filled with visitors touring Ancient Olympia. The rest of the year, the town is a serene seaside village with local...

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Greek Language Lesson for Kids in Athens

Give your kids the gift of language with a Greek course that uses play to practice common words and phrases. From toddlers to children up to 12 years of age, the Hellenic Children’s Museum teaches kids Greek through interactive exhibits. Experienced pedagogies specially designed the course, so...

Athens
Athens Orientation Driving Tour

Welcome to Athens! Get acquainted with the city from a local's perspective with a driving tour. As you sit back, relax, and soak in the city highlights and must-see spots, your guide will give you an orientation to Athens' fascinating history and culture.Zip into the heart of the city at Syntagma...

Greece is known for its many sea caves.
Sea Kayaking in the Navarino Gulf

Explore Navarino Bay's natural beauty by sea kayak, gliding through its calm, protected waters. First, you'll meet your guide and get acquainted with your equipment. Then, after learning a few basic techniques and practicing in shallow water, you'll set off on an easy paddle around the bay.To...

Hike in NATURA Park on Syros

Many visitors choose Syros because of its natural diversity and an impressive variety of naturally grown herbs. This unique terrain is what designated most of northern Syros as a 'NATURA' preserved natural site. Enjoy a hike through the park and learn more about the island's herbs and...

Sea Kayak Discovery of Southern Santorini 

Ditch the tourist crowds and enjoy Santorini from a different perspective. This sea kayaking tour takes you through the waters of the island's scenic southern side. Enjoy views of the unique volcanic coastline and red and white sandy beaches.After getting acquainted with your guides and...

Tour of Corinth

Visit Corinth and explore the wonders and secrets of Ancient Corinth. Along the way, make a stop at the impressive Corinth Canal, built in the 7th century BCE. The Corinth Canal connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf and the Aegean Sea. It's the second-most important place to visit in...

Ancient ruins in Athens
Kid-Friendly Painting the Parthenon Activity in Athens

Practice your artistic skills while learning about Ancient Athens by painting the Parthenon, the symbol of Ancient Greece! A kid-friendly and professional painter will take you to Pnyx Hill, a scenic spot with a clear view of this world-renowned monument.Before painting, you'll learn about the...

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Food & Culture Tour in Thessaloniki

Discover Thessaloniki through your tastebuds on this delicious food tour through the city. A guide with extensive knowledge of Greek food and culture will help you eat your way through breakfast and lunch like a local. Along the way, enjoy learning about Greek food, customs, and traditions....

The Stunning Hillside Town of Ano Syros
Seaside Villages & Landscapes Tour on Syros

Syros is an important member of the Cyclades Islands, with many significant landmarks and traditional villages. Experience the authentic side of Syros on this tour of the island. You'll start in the village of Kini, an angler's shelter known for its local legend involving a mermaid saving a local...

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Thessaloniki Sunset Bike Tour

Enjoy the sights of Thessaloniki, savor a famous Greek sunset, and indulge in traditional meze, all by bike! You'll peddle to some of the city’s most iconic landmarks, including the White Tower, the Royal Theater, and the famous umbrella art installation at the pier. Along the way, your guide...

Acropolis Sunset Tour
Discover the Best Views, Parks, & Hills of Athens

Trade the bustling markets and ancient sites of Athens for a little reprieve in nature. Greece's lively capital is home to its fair share of peaceful and verdant parks and hills, all reachable within the city center. Depending on your personal preference, consider visiting one (or all) of the...

One of the Many Beaches Near Nafplio
Beach Day near Nafplio

Enjoy a leisurely day at one of the many beaches near Nafplio Town. It's a great way to relax, enjoy the scenic environment, and swim in the sea! You'll find plenty of beaches catering to different interests. So whether you want a lively coast with lots of amenities or a quiet corner to yourself,...

Propylaea, entrance to the Acropolis
Acropolis & Acropolis Museum Tour in Athens

Explore Athens' 'must-see' attraction with a combined tour of The Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum. As the city's most iconic landmark, you'll discover the once-powerful Ancient Greek civilization that flourished here thousands of years ago. Your experienced state-licensed guide will give you a...

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Visit the Museums of Heraklion

A city of rich history on an island featuring a wealth of historical, cultural, and natural importance is bound to have some amazing museums! Heraklion is no exception and provides visitors with various galleries and institutions. Depending on your preferences, you can choose from the following...

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Traditional Rusk & Bread Making Workshop near Heraklion

Learn about Greece's ritual of breadmaking and try your hand at creating your own loaf. This family workshop combines the tradition of bread with the modern lifestyle. From the Stone Age until the present day, you'll learn about the historical importance of this daily food staple. Your host is a...

A Free Afternoon in Nafplio

Enjoy exploring Nafplio, the first capital of modern Greece and one of the country's most beautiful towns. Featuring a mix of Venetian, Ottoman, and Greek architecture, Nafplio sits underneath its imposing Palamidi Castle, a great place to visit during the afternoon. To reach the top (worth the...

Terraced Gardens at the Botanical Gardens near Chania
Botanical Parks Tour & Tasting near Chania

Discover the colorful and diverse world inside Crete's Botanical Park and Gardens, thanks to the region's special micro-climate. You'll start with a welcome snack of herbal tea and fresh fruit, then enjoy free time to wander through three different climate zones. Look for tropical avocado trees,...

Discover the Authentic Villages of Mykonos

Sneak away from the buzzy cosmopolitan vibe of Mykonos and discover the island's authentic heart by touring a few villages. Along the way, you'll enjoy picturesque harbors, remote beaches, and unique experiences. Start at the Agios Ioannis Port, a protected harbor where fishing boats now launch....

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Corfu Countryside Cooking Tour

Explore the unique culinary traditions of Corfu Island and enjoy a 5-course dinner. This tour takes you out of the bustling Old Town and away from the white-sand beaches to show you a different side of the island. You'll get a glimpse into the authentic life of the Corfiot countryside, learning...

A great swimming beach in St. Paul's Bay
Rhodes Panorama Driving Tour

This ultimate tour of Rhodes takes you to all the major historic sites and scenic vistas on the island. Your driver will take you to some of the island's most important sites, sharing interesting, historical, and cultural information along the way. You'll start in Rhodes' medieval OldTown, a...

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Family Archeology in Olympia

Roll up your sleeves and become an archeologist for a day in historic Ancient Olympia. This kid-friendly activity starts with a tour of the Archaeological Site of Olympia. A guide experienced with young kids will help your family explore the exciting birthplace of the Ancient Olympic Games.Once...

Discover the Secrets of Chania's Streets
A Free Evening in Chania

Chania is one of Crete's highlights, with its charming 14th-century harbor and colorful architecture influenced by Venetian, Ottoman, and Egyptian eras. Discover the beauty of the city with a free evening to explore its picturesque streets and historical monuments. Start at the Municipal Market...

Hilltop Monasteries of Meteora
Day Trip to Meteora from Athens by Train

Discover the incredible rock-top monasteries of Meteora with a scenic train ride and tour. Relax as you make your way across the scenic Greek countryside by train and enjoy views over endless olive groves, rugged hills, and mountains.Meteora is located in Kalabaka, where you'll find rock...

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Hiking & Traditional Greek Meal near Monemvasia

Enjoy a moderate and scenic hike to St. Nicholas Village. Along the way, you'll savor incredible views out into the sea and architectural charms, like the Byzantine Church of Saint Nicholas. To start, you'll follow an uphill path with views toward the Monemvasia Castle, then meet a relatively...

Discover the Villages of Santorini

Santorini is known for its charming white-washed villages with blue-domed churches and incredible sea views. In addition, the island has numerous towns worth visiting, all offering a local vibe unique to the island. Below, we've detailed our top three picks for villages to visit in Santorini....

Beach Day on Tinos

A trip to the Greek Islands goes hand-in-hand with a day at the beach! With smaller crowds than its Cycladic neighbors, Tinos makes it easy to find your own piece of paradise. And with so many options, Tinian beaches cater to all visitors. If you like to surf, you'll find beaches with excellent...

Zagori mushroom rice
Mushroom Workshop & Dinner in Zagori

Discover the historical and gastronomic significance of mushrooms in the Greek diet. You'll join your host, Mr. Vassilis, in the village of Vitsa at Kanela &amp; Garyfallo Restaurant. As a professional mushroom hunter, your host will share his knowledge about various textures, characteristics,...

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Family Art Workshop & Eco Tour on Coastal Peloponnese

Explore your creative side and attend a family-friendly art workshop at an eco-farm. Set in the coastal village of Marathopoli, you'll learn how locals and artists live in harmony with nature, the animals, the sea, and the sun. You'll start with a tour of the farm, strolling through its peaceful...

Golden sand beach on Rhodes Island
Discover the Beaches & Villages of Rhodes

Discover the picturesque and charming beaches and villages of beautiful Rhodes. Enjoy a full day of exploring and relaxing on this diverse island, where there's plenty to see and do. Although you'll find some of the best beaches on the eastern side of Rhodes, we've included a few recommendations...

The signature crescent shape of Voidokilia Beach
Castles & Voidokilia Beach Photo Tour in Messenia

Capture the natural and historical beauty of South Messenia with a photo tour. You'll follow along the region's sandy coastline and visit its picturesque villages and preserved seaside castles. Find photography-worthy scenes in Pylos, Methoni, and Koroni. Your first stop is Voidokilia Beach. You...

Propylaea, entrance to the Acropolis
Athens Highlights Tour

Get the most out of your time in Athens by exploring the city's 'must-see' attractions and sites. As your guide takes you around Athens, you'll watch its history unfold before your eyes. You'll start with a tour of Athens' main attraction, the beautiful and historical Acropolis. As you wander...

Inside the Acropolis Museum
Visit the Museums of Athens

Considering the extent of Athens' history, there are numerous museums to explore! Although all give important accounts of the city's fascinating history, choosing which ones to visit can be difficult. We've categorized all the best museums in Athens based on interest so that you can take your...

Free Afternoon in Syros

Enjoy an afternoon exploring the special Cycladic island of Syros, known as the "Lady" of the Cyclades. A truly unique and distinct island, Syros sits as the capital of this Greek archipelago complex. Depending on your personal preferences, experience some (or all) of the following places,...

Beach Day near Rethymno

Rethymno is one of the few Greek cities with its own beach (and the only main city in Crete to have one). The locals call it Adelianos Kampos, but if you say "the beach of Rethymno," everyone will know what you're talking about! It's conveniently within walking distance from the Old Town.However,...

Discover the Natural Beauty of Corinth

Discover the natural beauty of the Corinth region, which attracts visitors from across Europe and the world. You can enjoy a visit to a stunning alpine lake, absorb the peaceful scenery around you, walk through a forest, and explore the area's mountainous region.Start with Mount Ziria, the...

Cultural Tour of Milos Island

Discover the island of Milos, known for its beautiful beaches, white-washed villages, and fascinating history. This driving tour starts at the Ancient Theater of Milos, set at the Gulf of Milos' narrow entrance. Enjoy views of Tripiti and Klima, two of the island's more modern villages, and where...

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Discover the Villages of Paros

Discover the authenticity of Paros' charming villages, starting with the quaint town of Marpissa. This picturesque village is one of the most beautiful on Paros and where you'll find the unique Sculpture Museum of Perantinos. Peruse the many celebrated bronze busts, statues that stand in squares...

Morning Sun Biking through Athens
Morning Bike Tour in Athens

Start your day with a morning bike ride around the historical city of Athens. A guide will lead you down the city's biggest pedestrian street near the Acropolis. Stop to learn a bit about this famous site's history and admire Acropolis Hill and the Parthenon from a distance.As you continue...

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Family Cooking Class in Athens

This family-friendly cooking class will teach you how to make some of Greece's most beloved delicacies, including ntakos, gemista, and Mani galatopita. Set within an organic grocery store filled with Greek products, you'll learn about important local favorites, treats, and ingredients from across...

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Santorini Wine Roads Tour

Drive along Santorini's famous wine roads and enjoy tasting the island's unique varietals with certified sommeliers. Santorini is home to several world-renowned indigenous grapes, including Vinsanto wine. To start, enjoy a scenic tour of the island and its hilly vineyards. Along the way, your...

The main town of Naxos (Chora) and the Venetian Castle (Kastro)
A Free Evening in Naxos

Discover the dusky beauty of Naxos' main town (Chora). Start by exploring the narrow streets with their distinctive white and blue accents, admiring the Cycladic architecture. The unique positioning of the buildings protects from the heat and wind, and historically from external threats. You'll...

Tinos
Traditions & Crafts of Tinos Tour

Discover why Tinos is called the "Hand-Made Island" as you explore its traditions and crafts. The island is known for its unique history of blended cultures, which impacted how its craftspeople, artisans, and culinary experts created their goods.Your local guide will share stories of Tinos's...

Panagia Evangelistria church
A Free Afternoon in Tinos

Enjoy a free afternoon exploring charming Tinos. Start with the Chora, the capital of the island of Tinos, and stroll its marble streets. Here you'll find the historic Greek Orthodox church and monastery, the Panagia Evangelistria Tinos, also known as “Megalochari” or "Panagia tis Tinou" (The...

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Food Tour in Corfu Old Town

Explore Corfu with your taste buds and learn about the local culture, daily life, and culinary traditions. As you walk around the city, you'll meet various food artisans and traders of Corfiot cuisine. Learn the secrets behind inherited recipes, local spices, and ingredients used to elevate the...

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Family Treasure Hunt Hike on Tinos

Discover the fascinating history, culture, and gastronomy of Tinos with this family treasure hunt. Your guide will lead you through the island's unique landscape while following an easy, kid-friendly hiking trail.As you walk through Tinos, enjoy the dynamic views of white-marble towns, dovecotes...

The Quaint Streets of Naxos
Naxos Historical & Cultural Heritage Tour

Learn about the history and cultural heritage of Naxos Island. A specialized guide will lead you through ancient Greek ruins, significant monuments, and charming traditional villages. Naxos is a significant island in the Cyclades, known for its gastronomy, unique culture, and important history....

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Family-Friendly Hike at Tinos Stones

Explore the unique, lunar-like landscape of Tinos Island with the whole family! This easy hike takes you to the villages of Volax and Falatados, where you'll find massive round boulders from millions of years ago.Starting in Volax, you'll stroll through the rocks and make your way toward...

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Family Bike Tour, Swimming & Picnic near Nafplio

Get active with your family and enjoy a bike tour through the scenic surroundings of Nafplio. After getting acquainted with your bike, you'll set off on your excursion. Starting at Palamidi Castle, you'll ride downhill through the countryside.Along the way, your guide will share interesting...

Catamaran Cruise to Rhodes Eastern Beaches

Explore Rhodes' eastern beaches in the comfort of a luxury catamaran, gliding through the Aegean Sea's warm waters. Your first stop is Anthony Quinn Bay, a picturesque area surrounded by rock formations covered in pine trees. Named after the famous Hollywood actor, you'll enjoy plenty of time to...

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Hike the Villages of Tinos

Discover the geologically significant, lunar-like scenery of Tinos Island. This hiking tour takes you through historic towns and the Tinian countryside to explore granite rocks, marble creations, and medieval villages. You'll start in Volax, a unique landscape with a large scattering of enormous...

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Eco Biking Tour in the Gialova Lagoon

Explore Gialova Lagoon, one of the most important wetlands in Greece and the European continent. Set in southern Peloponnese, you'll cycle through an environment that supports numerous species of endemic and migratory birds. The lagoon is near the world-famous Voidokilia Beach and attracts...

Temple on Aegina
Explore Aegina & Aphaea Temple

Discover Aegina, an island undisturbed by mass tourism in the scenic Saronic Gulf. This day trip includes a tour of the island's cultural hotspots with visits to the Kapralos Sculpture Museum and the Temple of Aphaea. You'll also relax on a quiet beach and discover the local culture with the...

Cultural Tour of Rethymno on Crete

Enjoy exploring the old town of Rethymno, one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Greece. Take some time to stroll around its narrow streets, colorfully decorated with flowers, and discover the unique culture of this charming city.The first thing to notice is how the city's Venetian...

Tour of Rhodes Old Town

Explore historic Rhodes, a medieval city with a fascinating history, interesting architecture, and impressive monuments. A guide will lead you through St. Catherine Gate and to all the major sites in the Burgos (town). Originally divided in two by an interior wall, the smaller portion of Rhodes...

Heraklion
Family Scavenger Hunt in Heraklion

Enjoy a historical family walking tour and scavenger hunt in the center of Heraklion. While you search for sites, monuments, buildings, and answers to questions, you'll discover the fascinating history and fortification of Heraklion. Enjoy games, clues, and visits to popular sites with an...

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Family-Friendly Nafplio Food Tour

Take your family on a tasty food tour of Nafplio. This kid-friendly experience weaves through the most beautiful sites in the old city. Along the way, you'll learn about the region's history and discover hidden culinary treasures. Visit carefully selected food shops and taste some of the best...

Santorini Wine Tour
Santorini Wineries Tour & Tasting

Explore and taste the unique and delicious wines of Santorini, produced with grapes grown in volcanic soil. Not only does the soil impact the flavor, but it also protects the plants from diseases. The island's vines escaped the devastating Phylloxera that spread around Europe starting in the late...

Saronic Islands Day Cruise from Athens

Leave the bustle of Athens behind and discover the charm of the Saronic Islands. This day cruise visits three islands: Hydra, Poros, and Aegina. A comfortable ship transports you through the Saronic Gulf as you sunbathe, relax with a drink, or take in the scenery. Enjoy the fresh sea air or...

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Family Cultural Experience in Zagori

Be a local for the day and experience what life was like for those living in the rural stone villages of Zagori. This family-friendly activity takes place in the traditional cottage of a historic 19th-century mansion. Your host Lena will help you understand life in Zagorochoria (the 46 villages...

Hiking Along Santorini's Caldera
Discover the Best View Spots of Santorini

There's nothing like a Santorini sunset, as the island's viewpoints are some of the best in the Cyclades. It isn't easy, however, to find a spot without extreme crowds. Get off the beaten path and discover the hidden go-to's so you can have the views mostly to yourself. Perhaps the best way to...

Monastiraki Square and Sunset over Plaka
Athens Photo Tour

Grab your lens and enjoy this guided photo tour of Athens with a specialized professional photographer. Your guide will lead you to perfect scenic vistas and off-the-beaten-path alleyways to discover the photogenic side of the city. Along the way, learn different photography techniques and how to...

Discover the Villages of Tinos

Discover Tinos Island's historic and fascinating villages, many of which offer a reprieve from the summer heat! Close to the main town of Tinos is Dio Choria, meaning "two villages." Here you can enjoy the breeze and traditional Greek coffee in the shade of the plane trees surrounding its...

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Kids 'Athenian for a Day' Tour in Athens

Travel back in time to the 5th Century BCE and become an ancient Athenian for the day! Join a guide specializing in educational games and activities for children as you experience life for the ancient Athenians. You'll start with a short walk, passing some of the city's major sites as you make...

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Family Folk Museum Tour & Lunch near Corinth

Experience the world of traditional Greek folklife with a visit to an old winery-turned-museum. Under the gaze of Acrocorinth Hill, you'll find the remains of a traditional wine press that was once a staple in every Greek home. This winery transformed into an experiential museum where you can...

An Athenian outdoor cafe
Athens Orientation Tour & Dinner

Welcome to Athens! Get your bearing and experience the beauty and history of the city with a local. Athens is the city of contrast, where historic and modern coexist side-by-side. Get an authentic feel, learn about its 4,000 years of human settlement, and explore its significant landmarks. Athens...

Explore the wonders of Akrotiri
Discover Historical Santorini

Most visitors choose Santorini for reasons other than its history. More so, the island is known for its stunning views, unique geology, and picturesque white-washed villages atop rocky cliffs. Discover a different side of Santorini and explores its lesser-known historical monuments from a range...