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Angeliki Katsifaraki

I won’t let a chance for a new trip pass me by. Originating from Naxos and Crete I am a true islander at heart. Born and raised in the sea breeze of Piraeus, I love the history and every single corner of this extraordinary part of Attica. Traveling is my way to offer different angles, letting the traveler experience a destination to the fullest. It is the only way to get richer, broaden your mind and never stop learning. It is my source of energy, my battery charger. I want to pronounce all the everyday expressions I can learn in a destination, just to communicate with locals in their language.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"Selected destinations across Greece are as follows: Athens, Chania, Santorini, Zagori and Peloponnese.
I can tailor activities meet exactly the traveler's preferences with various themes such as: wine & gastronomy, city discovery, culture & history, art & tradition, well-being and nature & outdoors."

How did you get involved in travel?

"My aspiration is to contribute to Greece fulfilling its potential as a destination of choice for international travelers seeking quality, year-round experiences."

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"Indulge in the sunset of the Old Venetian Harbor in Crete, drinking raki and talking to everyday people."

Featured trips & expertise

The old port of Chania, built by Venetians in the 14th century
Local Life on Crete - 9 Days

Dive deep into the Cretan lifestyle—specifically the far west region of Chania—with this unique 9-day itinerary. You'll experience loads of culture and scenery as you explore the island's historic villages, food scene, and archaeological ruins, complete with walking tours, cooking lessons, and guided day trips both through the city and surrounding countryside.

Walk any number of streets for a view of the Acropolis
Best of Athens & Ancient Greece - 9 Days

Long dominated by the omnipresent Parthenon, Athens mingles its classical past with a budding art scene and bustling markets. You'll spend nine days exploring this city's many cultural treasures and cool neighborhoods—along with day trips to archaeological sites in nearby Eleusis, Mycenae, and Delphi. See why the epicenter of antiquity and philosophy is well worth a trip today.

A rocky trail to Samaria Gorge
Best of Western Crete - 9 Days

Though it still belongs to the Greek archipelago, Crete has a distinct character all its own (and the size to prove it). Explore the island's western Chania region on this 9-day itinerary from its craggy gorges to bright blue lakes and seafront. You'll also visit historic villages, learn about olive oil production, relax on Mediterranean beaches, ride horses, and sample fresh food along the way as you see what sets Crete apart from the pack.

Greek islands
Mainland Greek History & the Cyclades - 14 Days

Discover Athens, Delphi, and the best of the Greek islands during this fun 14-day itinerary. Visit major archeological sites, sample volcanic vintages at wine tastings on Santorini, visit an organic farm on Mykonos, sail the Athenian Riviera, and much more.

Guide to Hiking Samaria Gorge

Samaria Gorge cuts through the rugged White Mountains of Crete, running 10 miles in length and ending at the shores of the Mediterranean. Take it all in from the trail, descending past sheer rock walls, wildflowers, and endless views.

A historic aqueduct on the island of Lesvos, Greece
5 Places Most Travelers Miss (But Shouldn't) in Greece

Of course you'll go to Athens. Chances are you'll see Santorini. But what about Greece's lesser-known treasures — places travelers often miss? From medieval villages to beachfront camping, here are a few fresh ideas for your Greek adventure.

Recent trip reviews for Angeliki

Greek small ship tour, Greece - Sep 25 - Oct 6, 2018

Traveler: Nancy C. - Local specialist: Angeliki Katsifaraki

Angeliki did a great job with the arrangements. The drivers were extremely reliable and helpful. It was too bad that the weather interfered with some of the excursions that we were most looking forward to. The hotel accommodations were very nice and well located. The local guides were well informed and entertaining. We really enjoyed the volcano tour at Santorini and of course the Acropolis and the other experiences we had. Angeliki was very diligent about keeping in touch and accommodating our needs.

Angeliki Katsifaraki, local specialist, responded to this review:

Thank you Nancy for your kind words!
I am very happy you enjoyed your trip to Greece!
Looking forward to helping you organize your next visit to Greece, so you can explore more hidden gems of the unparalleled Greek beauty.

Day trip in crete from chania, Greece - Jul 23 - Jul 23, 2018

Traveler: Debra C. - Local specialist: Angeliki Katsifaraki

Yiannis was an excellent and knowledgeable guide. On our full day tour of Cretian villages. We enjoyed the history & culture museum, cheese factory, bakery, restaurant and distillery tours. In each location we met the proud and passionate business owners who showed us Cretian hospitality. Yiannis was the best guide! Lunch was delicious as well.

Angeliki Katsifaraki, local specialist, responded to this review:

I am very happy that you spent an amazing time! Our goal is to make your trip to Greece unforgettable until the next time!