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Panorama from the Parthenon and Acropolis to the skyline of Athens

Greece tours

Panorama from the Parthenon and Acropolis to the skyline of Athens

Whether you dream of exploring ancient ruins and Greek mythology, visiting local farms, lazing on a white-sand beach lapped by turquoise waters, or combining all three, our Greece specialists can help you put together a tailor-made itinerary to ensure you make the most of your time in the country.

Drawing on our in-depth knowledge, we’ve put together a range of trip ideas to show you what’s possible. With options to explore the mainland and the islands, combine Greece with Italy, bring the family for an outdoor adventure, or relax in luxury on honeymoon, we’ll help you explore Greece’s well-known sights in unusual ways and introduce you to little-known gems along the way.

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Our recommended tours in Greece

These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Greece, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.

  • Mykonos Grand Hotel, Agios Ioannis

    Mykonos Grand break

    Greece
    • The resort overlooks the sacred island of Delos, the birthplace of Apollo in Greek mythology.
    • Situated just 4.5 km from Mykonos town for a variety of shops, restaurants and bars.
    • Open air dining experience with panoramic sea views at the Dolphins of Delos restaurant.
    • The hotel has a gorgeous salt water swimming pool with views out to the ocean and Delos.

    5 days from £1,130pp

  • Domes Zeen, Chania

    Domes Zeen Chania break

    Greece
    • Just ten minutes away from the charming, historic city of Chania.
    • Experience more of Crete with a guided tour along the 18 km Samaria Gorge.
    • Creative flair at the Enino Gastronomy Restaurant marries flavours from Crete and the Mediterranean.
    • Hotel style inspired by natural materials and earth tones, for a sense of tranquillity.
    • Every room and suite has a beautiful balcony looking out to the gardens or ocean.

    5 days from £1,230pp

  • Domes of Elounda , Elounda

    Domes of Elounda break

    Greece
    • Unique architecture with domed ceilings and exotic interior detailing.
    • Stay in ultimate luxury with the Haute Living villas and upgrade your relaxation with bespoke packages.
    • Excellent choice of dining with four restaurants onsite and the nearby town of Elounda just two miles away.
    • Ideal property for honeymooners with options to include couples massages and a romantic candlelit dinner.

    5 days from £1,380pp

  • Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas, Agios Nikolaos

    Daios Cove break

    Greece
    • Drawing on Grecian influence the Ocean Restaurant serves modern dishes, complimented by an extensive wine list.
    • Rooms and villas set into the cliffside, many with impressive views over the ocean.
    • Indulge in a relaxing thermal water treatment at the Goco spa.
    • The hotel offers an off road experience with a Land Rover, allowing you to discover Crete.
    • The hotel has teamed up with world renowned Saatchi Gallery to display outstanding international artwork.

    5 days from £1,530pp

  • Local houses, Nafplio

    Athens & Nafplio

    Greece
    • Soak up the history of ancient Athens and the modern Acropolis Museum on a private tour.

    • Kayak to a deserted beach for a swim and snorkel.

    • Visit the pretty, traffic-free island of Hydra.

    • Explore the ancient ruins and beehive tombs at Mycenae archaeological site.

    • Enjoy the freedom of a rental car to explore the Peloponnese.

    7 days from £1,995pp

  • Plaka, Athens

    Athens & the Peloponnese

    Greece
    • Soak up the history of ancient Athens and the winding lanes of Plaka on a private tour.

    • Visit a local olive oil producer and learn about the importance of olive oil to the Greeks.

    • Sail along the coast of the Peloponnese on a private boat.

    • Stay on the island of Hydra where all transportation is carried out by mule.

    9 days from £3,120pp

  • Nafplio, Greece

    Mainland Greece self-drive tour

    Greece
    • Soak up the history of ancient Athens and the modern Acropolis Museum on a private tour.

    • Enjoy dinner with a local Athenian, learning about Greek food and culture.

    • Hike above the Meteora monasteries.

    • Explore the ancient ruins at Delphi and Olympia archaeological sites.

    • Stay in a villa in the seaside town of Nafplio.

    12 days from £3,510pp

  • Varlaam Monastery, Meteora

    Family outdoor Greece

    Greece
    • Explore the Acropolis and Plaka district of Athens on a private walking tour.

    • Zip around the Meteora monasteries on an e-bike tour at sunset.

    • Bump around the Pindus Mountains on a 4x4 adventure visiting some of the mountain villages.

    • Sail and swim in the clear Aegean Sea on a private boat trip at Milos island.

    11 days from £3,825pp

  • Panagia Thalassitra, Milos

    Cycladic Islands: Milos, Paros and Naxos

    Greece
    • Spend the day aboard a private catamaran cruising the coastlines of the Small Cyclades off Naxos.

    • Tour the Acropolis with a private guide.

    • Take a 4x4 tour of Milos’s rugged interior, learning about the volcanic island’s geology.

    • Stay in the whitewashed village of Naousa on Paros and visit its Venetian castle.

    9 days from £3,880pp

  • Amanzoe, Kranidi

    Amanzoe break

    Greece
    • A secluded hilltop estate with panoramic views over the Aegean sea.
    • Taste the exquisite Japanese cuisine served at the Nama restaurant.
    • Enjoy a private romantic dinner under the stars at the Amphitheatre.
    • Visit the morning market with the chef and prepare a Greek feast for lunch.
    • Amanzoe is in the perfect location to visit a wealth of Ancient Greek archaeological sites.

    5 days from £3,920pp

  • Epidavaros Theatre, Greece

    Mainland Greece tour

    Greece
    • Eat your way around Athens on a private food walking tour sampling different snacks from local eateries.

    • Explore the stunning Meteora monasteries with your private guide.

    • Learn about the life of bees on an afternoon with a local beekeeper, including honey tasting.

    • Kayak and snorkel around underwater ruins and visit a deserted beach.

    11 days from £4,420pp

  • Elouda, Crete

    Discover Crete

    Greece
    • Explore the former leper colony of Spinalonga by private boat.

    • Go back in time, cooking over a hearth and painting as the Minoans once did.

    • Walk around the Palace of Knossos with a private guide on a tour of the former Minoan capital.

    • Hike along Samaria Gorge, one of the longest gorges in Europe.

    8 days from £4,995pp

  • Streets of Mykonos Town, Mykonos

    Luxury Greek honeymoon

    Greece
    • Explore the highlights of Mykonos Town on a foodie walking tour with a private guide.

    • Spend a free day relaxing on Mykonos’ sandy beaches.

    • Tour wineries in Santorini and sample the local labels while learning about traditional viniculture practices.

    • Take a private boat out for the day from each island.

    • Tour the archaeological site of Akrotiri and watch the sunset from the lighthouse in the south of the island.

    9 days from £5,300pp

  • Hydra, Greece

    Athens & the Greek Islands tour

    Greece
    • Enjoy a Greek dinner with a local Athenian in their home.

    • Take a day trip to the island of Hydra off the Peloponnese.

    • Delve into the volcanic past of the Cyclades on a private geological tour of Milos.

    • Get away from the crowds on an island tour of Santorini that’s focused on local life.

    • Explore the archaeological remains on the island of Delos.

    12 days from £5,625pp

  • Epidavros Theatre, Greece

    Highlights of ancient Greece

    Greece
    • Explore the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum with a private guide.

    • Visit the site of ancient Delphi where the oracle was said to serve.

    • Walk around the site of Olympia, where the original Olympic Games took place.

    • Explore the archaeological remains on the island of Delos.

    • Walk around the historic site of Epidavros, home to an ancient theatre and healing retreat.

    12 days from £5,995pp

  • Fira, Santorini

    Romantic Italy & Greece

    Greece and Italy
    • Watch the sunset over the water from a private catamaran in Santorini.

    • Experience sweeping views of the Amalfi Coast while hiking the Path of the Gods.

    • Sample local wines with views over Santorini’s caldera.

    • Explore the best of Roman culinary traditions on a food-based walking tour of Rome.

    13 days from £6,825pp

  • Santo Maris, Oia

    Private stay at Santo Maris Luxury Suites & Spa

    Greece
    • Stay in a private, two-bedroom villa complete with private pool close to the town of Oia.

    • Spend a day cruising the dramatic coastline aboard a private catamaran.

    • Visit quaint, less-crowded villages in the interior of the island.

    • Explore Santorini’s historic winemaking traditions on a privately guided vineyard tour with wine tasting.

    8 days from £8,995pp

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