Walking on the Greek Islands

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4.7 Based on 34 Reviews
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-99 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-12409
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Athens, Greece
  • Ends Athens, Greece
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discover the three islands of Naxos, Santorini and Paros
  • Gentle walks through idyllic scenery and remote villages
  • Enjoy delicious local Greek cuisine
Start and end in Athens, the tour "Walking On The Greek Islands" is a guided trekking and hiking trip that takes 8 days. You will travel through Athens, Parikia, Piraeus and 5 other destinations in Greece. "Walking On The Greek Islands" is a small group tour which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

The Greek islands have much to offer: archeological treasures, history, culture, dramatic landscapes, azure seas, and, of course, delicious food. Our week starts on the beautiful island of Santorini, before heading to Naxos and Paros. Exploring the irresistible island of Santorini on foot will certainly be the highlight of our week. Hopping from one wonderful island to the other, we enjoy a relaxed week of gentle walks through picturesque villages, lush valleys and sandy beaches.
  • Day 1: Start Athens; to Rafina and overnight
  • Day 2: Morning ferry to Santorini; then explore the town of Fira
  • Day 3: Walk along the caldera from Fira to Oia
  • Day 4: Free time in Santorini; afternoon ferry to Naxos
  • Day 5: Walk the ravine of Potamia villages in Tragea Valley, visiting the ancient statue of Kouros
  • Day 6: Morning ferry to Paros; hike the 1000 years old Byzantine path from Lefkes; evening ferry back to Naxos
  • Day 7: Explore the town and visit the Temple of Apollo
  • Day 8: Ferry transfer to Piraeus; end Athens
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Free group arrival and departure transfers available
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel Insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
  • Tourist tax (paid locally)
4.7 - Excellent
Based on 34 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 29 2019
5 - Excellent
Perfect introduction to Greek islands
I had never been to Greece before and decided that this trip might be a good place to start. I wasnt disappointed. It was well organised with walks of just the right distance and variety for me and in good company. All hotels... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 03 2019
5 - Excellent
Fantastic Week
A really enjoyable, relaxing trip. Accommodation was excellent in all places, our guide Cecile was fantastic, Greek food is wonderful, and the walks were brilliant. Everything was well organized. I hadn't been to the Greek... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 21 2019
4 - Very Good
Walking on the Greek islands
I really enjoyed the holiday. Our guide Cecile was excellent and really made for a lovely trip in terms of looking after us and recommending and arranging meals at local restaurants. The accommodation was very good.My only... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On May 03 2019
4 - Very Good
Brillian introduction to Greece!
Had an amazing holiday island hopping with Thanos as our inspiring leader. The three islands were so different in character to each other (Naxos = relaxed/laidback / Santorini = busy/picture postcardish / Paros = picturesque... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Walking on the Greek Islands tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 19 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 19 August 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Walking on the Greek Islands tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Walking on the Greek Islands tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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