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From the heights of mythical Mount Olympus to the depths of Vikos Gorge, the world’s deepest gorge, the Natural Adventure Company’s self-guided walking holidays offer some of the most spectacular hiking in Greece.

 

There are walking holidays for all levels in the secret beauty of the little known Zagori region of North West Greece, with its iconic stone arched bridges and forty-six stone villages and on moderate itineraries there is a chance to walk the full length of the breathtaking Vikos Gorge, in Aoos National Park, a UNESCO Global Geopark. The moderate to strenuous itinerary also includes a walk to the Dragon Lake on Mount Tymfi.

The Mount Olympus moderate to strenuous itinerary offers the chance to cross the Eastern part of Mount Olympus and crisscross the enchanting Enipeas gorge. Mount Olympus is the second highest mountain in the Balkans, Greece’s first national park and a UNESCO Biosphere reserve, renowned for its rich wildlife and flora.

Mount Olympus
Moderate to Strenuous

A self-guided walking holiday in Greece. This itinerary offers a chance to “Walk with the Gods” on mythical Mount Olympus, the highest and most majestic mountain in Greece and the second highest in the Balkans. Olympus was central in Greek Mythology as the home of the Twelve Olympians. In 1938 it was designated the first National Park in Greece and is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve noted for its rich wildlife and flora. The itinerary offers a mix of wonderful hiking through spectacular mountain terrain along with some unique mythology and history.

Vikos Gorge and Zagori Trails
Moderate

Visit the impressive Vikos Gorge – World’s deepest canyon according to the Guinness Book of Records 1997 – and hike by the Voiodomatis’ springs, which is considered one of the cleanest rivers in Europe. Hike in the alpine zone and enjoy the spectacular view of the Canyon then descend down the famous cobbled path “Scala Vradetou” built in the 18th century. Hikes include the famous Zagori stone bridges and accommodation in the four most preserved traditional villages of the Zagori region.

The Stone Bridges of Zagori and Skala Vradetou
Easy

This itinerary allows you to immerse yourself in one of Greece’s greatest natural environments with spectacular views of Vikos Gorge, the worlds deepest canyon and also experience the enchanting 18th century Stone villages and bridges of Zagori. Trip highlights include a walk to the Beloi viewpoint, which provides one of the most breathtaking views of Vikos Gorge and a hike down the winding Skala Vradetou cobbled stone staircase. The trip includes a number of trails covering some of the most beautiful stone villages and bridges in Zagori and a chance to swim in the Rogovos natural pools. Retreat every evening in elegant hand picked stone mansions in the in villages along route.

Dragon Lake and the Vikos Gorge
Moderate to Strenuous

A self-guided walking holiday in the Zagori region of Greece. Visit the impressive Dragon Lake and the Vikos Gorge – World’s deepest canyon according to the Guinness Book of Records 1997 – and hike by the Voiodomatis’ springs, which is considered one of the cleanest rivers in Europe. Hike in the alpine zone up to the famous Dragon Lake. Walks include the famous Zagori stone bridges and accommodation in the four most well preserved traditional villages of the Zagori region.

Girls Go Wild! Vikos Gorge
Moderate

Whether it’s a couple of friends or group of girlfriends, our “Girls Go Wild” adventures are specifically designed with women in mind and allow you to re-connect with nature and experience the wilderness and great outdoors. This itinerary allows you to immerse yourself in one of Greece’s greatest natural environments with spectacular views of Vikos Gorge, the worlds deepest Canyon and also experience the enchanting 18th century stone villages and bridges of Zagori.

Girls Go Wild! The Stone Bridges of Zagori
Easy

Whether it’s a couple of friends or group of girlfriends, our “Girls Go Wild” adventures are specifically designed with women in mind and allow you to re-connect with nature and experience the wilderness and great outdoors. This itinerary allows you to immerse yourself in one of Greece’s greatest natural environments with spectacular views of Vikos Gorge, the worlds deepest Canyon and also experience the enchanting 18th century Stone villages and bridges of Zagori.

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