Walking Holiday Greece

From 685 GBP

7 Nights in Greece

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In a Nutshell...

Discover Ionian islands, stone villages, a dramatic gorge and monasteries perched atop rock pinnacles. Meet the locals, taste the food and breathe in the Grecian air on a self-guided walking holiday through some of Greece’s most unique scenery.

Corfu/ Vikos Gorge/ Meteora

Wander through Corfu's alleyways, swim in sapphire water and walk along the coast. From here head to the mountains of the Zagoria region to experience life in remote villages where  locals are fiercely protective of their heritage. You’ll trek through the spectacular Vikos Gorge - hailed the deepest gorge in the world at 900m - to the Astraka refuge, which takes you high into the Alpine zone.

On Foot Holidays is one of the leading specialist in walking holidays in Europe and the UK. They will arrange all your accommodation en route, provide a detailed walking map and transfer luggage along the way.  Your route is customized based on how much time you have available. Accommodation ranges from boutique hotels to family guesthouses.

How much walking? Vikos: 10-15km per day. The longest days are in the Vikos Gorge and the Astraka Refuge. The latter can be done over 9 hours on one day, but it’s best to do it over two days by staying over in the refuge. Corfu: 11-13km per day. Meteora: 9km per day.

How fit do I need to be? The terrain around the Vikos Gorge is medium to hard, while the terrain in Corfu and Meteora is medium. An average to high fitness level is recommended.

Best months to walk? May, June, July, September, October. Other possible months include August and November.

Make it happen! Email info@women4adventure.com to book this package.

Franki Clemens is the founder and editor of Women4Adventure. Originally from South Africa, she now lives in London where she spends her time in search of the next outdoor adventure.