Emboldened by centuries of mythical and legendary adventure, there is almost nowhere more exciting to explore than the Greek Islands. Walking and Cycling on the Greek Islands invoke scenes straight from the Odyssey, or make you feel like Herakles, exploring the intense beauty, wild rock formations and charming towns that make up these stunning islands. From relaxing with a chilled glass of Assyrtiko in a white, cliffside village, to exploring deep rugged gorges, the Greek Islands have it all.
Combine history with myth when you cycle round the beautiful island of Rhodes or find the perfect greek town as you hike on the classic isles of Naxos and Santorini. On the wilder side, you can cycle around the rugged coastlines of Kefalonia, or hike across Crete on a Coast to Coast trip with such natural beauty, it will take you from deep gorges, to paradise beachfronts.
In Naxos you explore the highest mountain of the area: Zas. From its summit you enjoy breathtaking views of the sea of olives around you that is in sharp contrast with the deep blue Aegean Sea. Santorini is probably the most photogenic place of Greece. The steep cliffs with layers in all colors are the result of an explosion of the Thera volcano thousands of years ago.
This tour will take you from the fertile green agricultural area of Apokoronas via the White Mountains to the astonishing south coast with its famous gorges. You start in Vamos, a traditional village east of Chania. Meet the locals of this village in the “kafeneion” and drink a “raki” with them.
During this round-trip you will discover the biggest of the Dodecanese Islands: Rhodes. Experience by bike one of the most beloved islands of Greece from an unknown side. You will peddle through remote villages, will taste the local wines and olives and enjoy the mild Mediterranean climate.