From Athens to Limassol. Stoping at many Greek islands in between. Bypassing all the overcrowded over-touristy islands.

Destinations

Activities

Day 1

Athens-Piraeus

Athens-Piraeus

Mainland port

City where you can find a Roman tomb in the basement of the clothing store and a metro station where you can walk through the remnants of an ancient necropolis.

Lycabettus Funicular

View

The railway carts travelers to central Athens's highest peak, which offers stunning vistas of the city.


Six Dogs

Culture, Music, Food, Garden, Nightlife

Inner garden, where you can dine, drink, listen to music, party, and socialize at the many tables between tall trees.


Glyfada beach

Beach

Hop on the tram at downtown Athens towards Glyfada. The tram stops next to all the major beaches along the coast of Athens Riviera.


Lake Vouliagmeni

Nature, Swimming

Because of its constant and comfortable water temperature, the lake functions as a year-round spa with underwater thermal currents

Day 2

Kythnos

Kythnos

Island

Kythnos is famous for the first thermal SPA in Greece, sole outdoor Mesolithic settlement, long standing pottery-making tradition and the long sand strip of Kolona beach.

Pottery workshop

Workshop, Shopping, Culture, Art

Drop in for the pottery lesson at the UNESCO awarded pottery workshop


Cave of Katafyki

Cave, Nature

Former mine and shelter


Springs of Loutra

Beach, Resort, Nature

First SPA in Greece appreciated even by Greek royals

Day 3

Naxos

Naxos

Island Popular

Astoundingly green with vast forests and valleys, blessed with numerous famous local produce like wine, cheese and olives, yet filled with examples of Cycladic culture.

Koufopoulos cheese making factory

Food, Museum, Culture, Traditional

Snack for the day in the capital of the island at this unique spot


Eggaron Olive Oil Mill and Museum

Food, Culture, Museum

Get filled with aromas and tastes


Vallindras citrus distillery

Food, Drinks, Museum, Traditional, Culture

Drop by Halki, a citrus distillery in Drimalia, if you happen to pass through the center of the island


Limpertas Manolis ceramic workshop

Culture, Museum, Workshop, Shopping, Traditional

Snap yourself a souvenir and learn a few things


Emery Mines

Museum, Nature

Get a canyon-like feeling at Emery Mines or Smirida in the Za valley

Day 4

Astypalea

Astypalea

Island

Astypalea is a small, butterfly-shaped island, peaceful and not touristy. Here you will find numerous secluded beaches, Hora village on the slope of the hill, crowned with Venetian Querini Castle, and perfect nature for rock climbing and mountain biking.

Drakospilia cave

Cave, Nature


Rock climbing

Hiking, Nature, Rock formations

Wild topography and limestone rocky terrain are ideal for rock climbing. There are 20 tracks of varying difficulty equipped with stainless M10 plugs. Book your tour at the camping center

Day 5

Symi

Symi

Island Secluded

Main town features a neoclassical harbour of pastel-coloured buildings. Beyond the town, you’ll find coastal hikes, coves ideal for swimming and historic sights, from the elegant Panormitis monastery to castle ruins.

Day 6

Kastellorizo

Kastellorizo

Secluded

Eastern edge of Greece, Kastellorizo, or Castelrosso, for “Red Castle”. The island sits on the traderoad between Asia and Europe. Turkish coastline is only two nautical miles away. Residence of the order of medieval knights sitting opposite the homeland of St Nicholas.

Day 8

Limassol

Limassol

Mainland port City

Developed city with a charming old town part. Walk through its smaller central streets and witness a unique blend.

Trodoos mountains

Nature, Extreme, Hiking, Donkey ride

Mountain chain, of which Mount Olympus is the highest point, shows unusual brown stone that represents the escape of the Earth’s mantis, a rare geological phenomenon, that you cannot otherwise touch so easily. The chain is surrounded by picturesque nature trails. It is also possible to book a tour and ascend to the top of mount Olympus with a group on donkeys.


Millomeris waterfall

Nature, Waterfall

Set on a path towards the big Millomeris waterfall. This path, which starts at the Pano Platres church, is short but very challenging, where you will be rewarded with great mountain views at the top.


Atalanta trail

Hiking, Historic, Nature

Get rewarded on the path of Atalanta, which is two times longer and tougher than the path of Artemis, with the spectacular views, smells of black pine trees and groves of 800 years old juniper.


Abandoned hotel Berengaria

Architecture, Special, Abandoned

Berengaria hotel, a majestic building that silently stands in Prodomos, the highest village in Cyprus, was once the most luxurious hotel in Cyprus, served as a haven for royals and other titled guests. The hotel was named after Queen Berengaria, wife of Richard the Lionheart, who were married there. However, mysterious deaths, screams and other strange apparitions appearing in the hotel, all combine to create a horrifying conundrum.