Active Holidays in Greece

With luscious Mediterranean beaches, fascinating history everywhere you look and delectable, fresh cuisine to tempt you into its gorgeous coastal towns, Greece's magnificent landscapes set the stage for an unparalleled adventure holiday.

Greece supplies a fix for both adventure and ancient history enthusiasts. From scaling the towering cliffs of Meteora and hiking the sacred paths of Mount Olympus to exploring the hidden gems of Crete's White Mountains and embarking on cycling expeditions across captivating landscapes, active holidays in Greece offer an adventure that seamlessly blends outdoor excitement with rich cultural heritage.

Where to go on an Active Holiday in Greece

When it comes to embarking on an active holiday in Greece, the possibilities are as diverse as the landscapes. 


Crete, Greece's largest island, is a diverse and captivating destination. Its rugged mountains, including the White Mountains and the imposing Mount Ida, provide ample hiking opportunities. Along its pristine coastlines, you'll discover beautiful beaches, crystal-clear waters, and water sports galore. The island is also steeped in history, with ancient Minoan ruins such as the Palace of Knossos, and charming villages like Chania and Rethymno offer a taste of traditional Greek culture and cuisine. 



Santorini, a captivating Cycladic island in the Aegean Sea, is renowned for its stunning sunsets, whitewashed buildings, and crystal-clear waters. Perched atop dramatic cliffs, the villages of Fira and Oia offer breathtaking panoramic views. While known for its romantic sunsets, active holidays in Santorini also offer hiking trails that lead to picturesque villages, volcanic landscapes, and unique archaeological sites.

Mount Olympus

Mount Olympus, located in northern Greece, is not only the country's highest peak but also a place of mythological significance. Known as the dwelling place of the Greek gods in ancient mythology, it offers hikers and mountaineers challenging trails and stunning alpine scenery. The ascent to its summit, Mytikas, provides breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes, making it a popular destination for active holidays in Greece.


This pretty area boasts turquoise bays, dramatic coastal views, fishing villages bursting with Greek charm, fresh and tasty cuisine, magical hill-top Byzantine ruins, fairy-tale like mediaeval stone towers, olive groves, and hidden trails all nestled within the timeless landscape that provided the back drop to many of the famous legends of Greek Mythology.


Naxos, the largest of the Cycladic islands in Greece, offers an enticing blend of natural beauty and outdoor adventure. Walking enthusiasts can explore its diverse landscapes by strolling through charming villages, ancient ruins, and scenic countryside. Hiking trails lead to hidden gems like the Kouros statues and the picturesque Apano Kastro, offering a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in Naxos's rich history and captivating scenery on foot.






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We offer over 360 active adventures in 100 countries worldwide. Best known for our pioneering itineraries and challenging trips with an 'edge', we also offer a range of easier guided and self-guided walking, cycling, family and wildlife journeys throughout the world. Based in Keswick in the Lake District, we are passionate about creating unique travel experiences for our customers.

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