Our most recommended things to do in Greece
1. Athens: The Wine Lover's Private Tour at a Greek Winery
Visit a prominent Greek winery and learn about its story, starting in Northern Greece, at the viticultural area of Drama, followed by a second winery near Athens, cultivated in 2000, and build in 2003. Being a leader in the wine industry, they produce excellent and multi-awarded labels, in both wineries. Upon arrival at the winery, you will be introduced to the history of the family, and their milestones throughout their years of operation. Then, visit the modern wine museum and cellar, renovated in 2011, probably the most comprehensive attempt in the country to reflect the course of vine and wine through time and space. After your tour, begin the tasting of their wines, vinegar, and distilled products while pairing them with local delicacies. Then, you can opt for an extra premium tasting and/or be transferred back to Athens.
2. Ancient Greek Flavors Private Food Tour
Get an authentic taste of ancient Greece in this special food tour that will travel you in the gastronomical wisdom of ancient times through flavors that have survived over thousands of years. The ancient Greek nutrition was characterized by its balance, as it included a rich variety of grains, fruits, vegetables and meat. Try the unique food tour and explore the streets of Athens while tasting appetizing treats that ancient Greeks used to enjoy. In the company of your specialized food-wise guide, you will learn a lot about the ancient Greek nutrition standards and the social and philosophical ideas that underlined them. You will taste flavors that have been around for thousands of years, while exploring the vibrant Athenian streets.
3. Hiking Tour on the Ancient Delphi Footpath
This is a unique chance for you to connect with nature and feel refreshed while hiking on the mountains around ancient Delphi. This hike combines the magic of nature with the mystery of ancient temples. You will be picked up from your hotel in the area of Delphi or Arachova. The hike starts at Livadi plateau, at an altitude of 1,200m. Following the ancient path in a forested route you descend to Delphi sanctuary overlooking the olive trees in the valley and the Corinthian Gulf, whilst the mountains of the Peloponnese complete the picturesque scenery. En route there will be a stop at the old cave of Panas and later another one for a traditional Greek-style picnic. After the hike, you will be transported back to your hotel.
4. Astypalea: Day Cruise to Vatses and Kaminakia with Lunch
Your tour will begin at 11:00AM, at which stage you will travel to Kaminakia Beach. A shower, WiFi, refreshments, beer, and wine will all be provided during your cruise. Kaminakia is the most famous beach of Astypalea, and after the estimated time of arrival of 11:45PM, you will stay until 1:30PM. Kaminakia is the most famous beach of Astypalea. At 1:00PM you will be served your first light meal, a platter for 2 people with a variety of cheese, sausages, local nuts, jam, and dried fruit, accompanied by bottled wine, beer and soft drinks. Your next stop will be to Vatse Beach, where you with an estimated time of arrival of 1:40PM. Vatses Beach is a famous destination which combines wild landscapes, sandy beaches , deep water, and a relaxing atmosphere, and you will stay here until 3:00PM. Your next stop is Agios Ioannis Richtis, where you will have an estimated time of arrival of 3:15PM...
5. Zakynthos Island: Navagio Shipwreck Beach & Blue Caves Tour
After you're picked up from your hotel or nearby accommodation, your guide will share with you the day's tour plan. Following this you will explore the north-east of Zakynthos Island, with time for photo stops in Katastari (with panoramic views of Alykes Beach), Xigia beach (a natural spa with sulfur and collagen) and Makris Gialos Beach (a crystal clear and rocky beach). Afterwards, you will have the chance to board a glass-bottom speedboat and visit the Navagio Shipwreck beach. On the way back to the harbor, you'll get the chance to swim inside the beautiful blue caves of the area. When you arrive back from your boating experience, it will be time for lunch at the shipwreck panoramic viewpoint. Following lunch, your tour will wrap up with some more chances for photos in Exo Chora (a 2000-year-old olive tree), Agios Sostis (Cameo Island) and Kalamaki Beach (an 8-kilometer beach). This ...
It was an amazing trip and our guide Denis was very skillful and kind. Thanks Denis.
6. Santorini: Volcanic Islands Cruise with Hot Springs Visit
Sail from Athinios Port to small islands that are home to volcanos, hot springs and traditional villages. Stop at Nea Kameni and take the path to the crater of the active volcano. Enjoy free time to explore the island. Next, head to Palea Kameni, and swim in the hot springs. Return to the boat for a short sail to Thirassia, where you’ll have free time to explore. Visit Manolas, accessed by winding stairs, or by a donkey ride up to the village. There is the option of extending the tour in Oia to admire the panoramic views and a spectacular sunset. This option is running from 1 May to 21 September. Depending on the option chosen, the duration of the tour is 6 or 10 hours. If this option is selected, after the end of the boat ride you will be transferred to Oia. Please meet your bus at the meeting point 15 minutes after the sunset.
Fun day. It was a little chaotic getting the correct bus on the way back, but otherwise there were no issues.
7. From the Port of Kos: Full Day Boat Cruise to 3 Islands
At 10:00 AM, meet the captain and start the boat journey. First, stop at Vathi, a beautiful village on the island of Kalymnos. Enjoy the magnificent views of a natural fjord and take pictures of the surrounding gulfs and caves. Get 1 hour to explore its peaceful streets, try local sweets and the famous homemade orange juices. Then return to the boat and savor a buffet lunch with pork or chicken Souvlaki, salad, tzatziki, and bread. There is also a vegetarian option with beans and dolmades instead of meat. After lunch, visit the fish farms nearby and try to spot wild dolphins jumping out of the water.
Next, stop at Plati islet to jump in the turquoise waters and swim around the boat. Meanwhile, happy hour will start and the barman will serve refreshing cocktails at low prices. The last stop will be Pserimos island. Enjoy 1 hour to explore before returning to Kos at abou...
This is a fab day out, value for money with a great vibe, lovely lunch and fantastic crew...honestly for the money you cannot go wrong
8. Athens: Acropolis and 6 Archaeological Sites Combo Ticket
Save time and money during your time in Athens with a pre-booked combo ticket that gives you skip-the-line access to 7 of Athens' top archaeological sites. Enjoy savings of up to 50% and avoid the long lines of tourists at the Acropolis, Ancient Agora, Roman Agora, Temple of Zeus, Aristotle's School, Hadrian's Library, and Kerameikos Ancient Cemetery. Marvel at the Parthenon, a UNESCO World Heritage site, standing on Acropolis Hill, and immerse yourself in this impressive structure's 2500 years of rich history. Whilst there, visit the Ancient Agora that lies on the north-western slopes of the Acropolis. Learn more about this former artistic, spiritual, and commercial center. Just north of the Acropolis, explore the site of the Roman Agora, which was once the focus of public life in Athens. You can also enjoy access to the renowned Hadrian's Library and Temple of Olympian Zeus in the Ol...
Hasznos előre megváltani a látványosságokhoz a belépőt. Valóban elkerülhetjük a soorban állást. A pénztár helyett rögtön mehetünk a beléptetéshez. Kényelmes vásárlás, hasznos időtöltés sobanállás helyett.
9. From Corfu: Day Cruise to Paxos, Antipaxos, & the Blue Caves
Sail from Corfu to the magnificent islands of Paxos and Antipaxos, famous for wine and picturesque beaches. Travel into the historical rock caves and admire the beautiful scenery. On this full-day cruise you’ll stop at the island of Antipaxos, which has one of the most stunning beaches in the Mediterranean. Marvel at the beauty of the golden coast, providing a contrast with the crystal blue water. Enjoy a swim when you stop in Gaios, the capital of Paxos. Make the most of your free time to explore the small town. Shop at the souvenir stores, grab some lunch or cool down with an ice cream.
It was an amazing trip with beautiful views and a lot of fun! The crew was so kind. Paxos is un incredible place and Antipaxos has the most blue water. Everyone who visit Corfu have to take this cruise.
10. Boat Cruise to Balos Lagoon & Gramvousa from Kissamos Port
The boat departs from Kissamos Port and sails for about an hour in the bay, against a stunning backdrop of steep cliffs and rocks, incredible secluded beaches and the infinite blue. Have the chance to see a large cave, which is thought to be an ancient shipyard. At the end of the bay, the boat will sail between Gramvousa Island and Cape Vouxa. The landscape is breathtaking against the backdrop of Valenti, Pontikonisi, Balos Lagoon and Imeri Gramvousa. The boat shall arrive at the small port of Gramvousa, where you shall stay for about 2 hours. The location of Gramvousa, the Cretan nature, the legends and the turbulent history of the area exude a magical aura. The landscape is spectacular and the beach is adorned by a lonely shipwreck. The highest point on the island, atop a steep rock, at an altitude of 137 meters, is dominated by the famous castle of Gramvousa. You may also swim in the...
The weather was a little windy however it wasn’t too hot and we enjoyed the boat trip and the lagoon. Water is crystal clear and you can find a piece of pink sand beach there as well.
Greece has one of the richest cultural histories in the world and no visit to Greece is complete without exploring some of the more famous sites such as the Acropolis; located in Athens. Originally built to house a giant statue of Athena, the site is now one of the top tourist destinations. Another must-see site is the ruins at Delphi. Dating back to 1400 B.C, Delphi is best known as the sanctuary which housed the Oracle of Delphi, a priestess who was said to have delivered the word of Apollo.
While in Greece, be sure and experience one of the many street markets. One of the most popular is the central market in Athens. After an afternoon of shopping, relax by visiting one of the many museums.
If you are interested in immersing yourself in local flavor, consider trying some Greek wine. While retsina is the wine most people associate with Greece, the country also produces many different varieties. The Mediterranean climate allows for a long growing season and there are many grapes that are native to this area.
With fine wine, fun shopping and historic sites, your trip to Greece will be one to remember.
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