Self Guided Walking Holidays in Greece
On our Corfu self guided walking holidays you will discover both the wild and gorgeous northwest coast of Corfu island as well as the northeast coast with its beautiful bays and hidden coves, so beautifully described by Gerald Durrell in his book My Family and Other Animals.
Our Vikos Gorge and the Stone Bridges of Zagori walking holiday in Greece 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. Retreat every evening in elegant hand picked stone mansions in the villages along route.
Corfu, the greenest Ionian island, has the iconic long-distance Corfu Trail leading from the southern tip of the island to its northernmost point. On this classic eight-day moderate itinerary you will start at the very beginning of the trail, and walk its best and most picturesque sections.
On this ten-day easy to moderate Corfu walking holiday you will discover both the wild and gorgeous north-west coast of the island of Corfu as well as the north-east coast with its secluded bays and hidden coves, so beautifully described by Gerald Durrell in his book My Family and Other Animals.
Corfu, the greenest Ionian island, has the iconic long-distance Corfu Trail leading from the southern tip of the island to its northernmost point. In this five-day Corfu Trail short break, following the south section of the trail, you will walk along ancient footpaths and winding paths above the coast, between olives and cypresses.
Walk through the impressive Vikos Gorge, the deepest canyon in the world. Reach the alpine zone up to the beautiful Dragon Lake and enjoy the spectacular views, then descend the famous cobbled path of Scala Vradetou, built in the 18th century. Retreat every evening in elegant hand-picked stone mansions in the traditional villages along the route.
The West Coast and Mountains of Crete walking holiday includes a combination of hiking trails in the White Mountains that partially follow the E4 trail and will enable you to explore the most beautiful and versatile landscapes of the island of Crete. The summits of Ginglios (1,980 m) and Pachnes (2,453 m, optional) are highlights, while the gorges of Samaria and Aradena offer some of the most impressive walking routes in Europe.
From the depths of Vikos Gorge, the world’s deepest gorge, to the sunny island of Corfu, our Greece walking holidays offer some of the most spectacular hiking in mainland Greece and its islands.
Our self guided walking holidays in Greece range from five-day escapes to 9-day itineraries, with difficulty grades ranging from easy to strenuous.
Where Do our Walking Holidays in Greece Take Place?
Zagori and the Pindos Mountains
There are walking holidays for all levels in the secret beauty of the little known Zagori region in the Pindos mountains of North West Greece. Famous for its iconic stone arched bridges and forty-six stone villages, there is also a chance to walk the full length of the breathtaking Vikos Gorge.
On our Corfu self guided walking holidays you will discover both the wild and gorgeous northwest coast of Corfu island as well as the northeast coast with its beautiful bays and hidden coves, so beautifully described by Gerald Durrell in his book My Family and Other Animals. You can also explore Corfu’s south coast and do separate sections or even the entire Corfu Trail, one of the most iconic hiking trails in Europe, traversing the island from south to north.
The island of Crete offers some great walking opportunities. We have created some unique walking itineraries in Crete. Our West Coast and Mountains of Crete walking holiday in Crete is addressed to those who are looking to explore the authentic and unspoilt nature of Western Crete. This is a journey that combines hiking in nature and along the geo-trails of the Natural Park of Samaria, enjoying the secluded beaches in the remote areas of Western Crete and acquainting with the traditional Cretan way of life.