If you fancy a walking holiday with a fascinating historical context, walking in Greece is the obvious choice. As befits the cradle of European civilisation, the ancient world is ever present. Add to this the wealth of flora and fauna, and you have the ingredients for a varied and fascinating walking holiday in Greece’s quieter corners. Choose one of three walking holidays amid Crete’s coast and mountains, or go walking in Corfu, Cephalonia and Ithaca, or the Cyclades archipelago. While walking in Greece, our detailed route notes ensure that myths and legends come alive, and you have time to visit the frescoed monasteries, ancient ruins and medieval castles you pass along the way.
Whether you are tempted by one of our walking holidays in Crete, or elsewhere in this captivating land, you can be sure that our routes are meticulously researched, leaving you to walk at your own pace guided by our notes. We have holidays for all levels of walker so, to be sure of choosing the walking holiday in Greece that is right for you, find out how our independent walking holidays work and how they are graded. Alternatively, see our Greece page for the full range of gentle activity holidays in Greece.