03.12.2021

Active Holidays in Greece

Enjoy cycling, walking, nature and culture tours throughout the year!

Active Holidays in Greece is a local travel company that creates and organizes authentic travel experiences throughout the year. Enjoy tailor-made or small-group, guided or self-guided cycling, walking, nature and culture tours. Be it multi-day adventures or short-stays, active weekends or day escapes from Athens, here you will find the best tour for You.
 

Our fields of expertise

 
- Travel design and Tailor-made tours
- Guided or self-guide cycling and walking holidays
- Hiking and biking day-tours near Athens
- MTB touring
- Nature, culture & activity trips
- Private day-tours from Athens
 
Our field of expertise is …Greece
 
A beautiful, safe to visit, relatively small but incredibly diverse and biodiverse country with thousands of miles of coastline, innumerable beaches and islands as well as high mountains and dense forests; a country brimming with famous ancient monuments associated with democracy, philosophy, theatre and so much more. Greece is a unique adventure and culture destination.
 

Featured tours and destinations

 
The Greek Islands
 
- Cyclades cycling adventure. A unique self-guided travel experience in the heart of the Aegean Sea, during which you explore three spectacular Greek islands; Paros, Antiparos and Naxos. This tour is available from April to October and it may include some great hiking explorations as well.
 
- Cyclades hiking paths. This is a fantastic on foot holiday on two of the most attractive Greek Islands; Naxos and Amorgos. You visit their major attractions and discover their hidden gems; hiking on barren steep mountains amidst a deep blue sea and spectacular vast sandy exotic coasts, passing by lonely Byzantine chapels and through beautiful traditional villages, walking to quiet beaches, ruins of mighty castles and ancient sanctuaries. A 10-days hiking experience in an attractive mythical world!
 
- Island hopping and cycling holidays in the Argosaronic Gulf. A fantastic self-guided adventure in a friendly archipelago close to Athens and the east coast of the Peloponnese. You explore at your pace the beautiful islands of Aegina, Agistri and Poros as well as the island-like volcanic peninsula of Methana. Another world at only 1h30min from Piraeus. This tour is available throughout the year.
 
- Cycling Holidays in Corfu. This is a unique adventure on the northwestern edge of Greece. You explore at your pace the highlights as well as the hidden gems of the island of Corfu; cycling far from the main roads, through picturesque villages and centennial olive-woods, peaceful hilly landscapes and vast sandy coasts. Its endless nature and mild weather offer the ideal conditions for long biking tours. This is a self-guided tour, available from April to November.
 
The Peloponnese and Southern Greece
 
- Southern Greece walking & culture experience. For almost a week you explore the essence of the Peloponnese and the south of Central Greece; traveling through its beautiful landscapes, hiking its lovely trails and visiting its cultural highlights such as Delphi, Mycenae, Epidaurus and Olympia. This is a journey off the beaten track exclusively for small groups, which is available throughout the year.
 
- Peloponnese bike & culture adventure. An unforgettable active week, during which we travel in magnificent Mediterranean landscapes and we enjoy cycling though the beautiful Greek countryside, swimming in crystalline sea, visiting picturesque villages and typical provincial towns, meeting local people, tasting locally produced delicacies and of course visiting the major archeological sites of Southern Greece; all of them listed as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites. This is a guided tour and it is available throughout the year.
 
- MTB touring in Arcadia. This is a beautiful strenuous guided cycling and mountain bike experience through the untouched nature of Arcadia; one of the less populated areas in modern Greece, in the mountainous heart of the Peloponnese. For 6 days we bike on 4 mountains, passing by picturesque villages and ancient trails. This is a tour available from May to October.
 
- Trekking in the mountainous heart of the Peloponnese. A fabulous hiking ecotour through the stunning landscapes of Arcadia; once synonymous to Utopia. You hike on Mt. Mainalon; a continuous mountainous zone over 1000m, with 50 peaks over 1500m, dense forests and beautiful meadows, picturesque villages, ruins of ancient and recent settlements, monasteries, watermills, stone bridges, old paved paths and forest trails. A unified natural, cultural and historical space. This is a tailor-made tour that can be either guided or self-guided, which is available throughout the year, with the adequate equipment for each season.
 
- Beautiful walking family adventure. A private 2-day family experience in mountainous Arcadia that includes hiking onto forest trails, touring and sightseeing in the picturesque stone villages of the region. This tour is available throughout the year and it can be self-guided and self-drive as well as a guided tour with private transportation in comfortable vehicle.
 
Crete
 
- Trekking holidays in Crete. An unforgettable hiking experiences at the south-west coast of Crete. A real hiker’s delight! For one week you follow the E4 European long distances trail; walking through rough landscapes of unparallel natural beauty with often exotic character. The tight combination of mountain and sea, the maintenance and marking of paths and the existence of the necessary infrastructure guarantee you a wonderful trekking experience. This is an exclusively small-group tour, which is available from May to October and it can be either guided or self-guided.
 
Make a reservation in one of our featured tours or ask for a tailor-made guided or self-guided authentic adventure.
 

Self-guided

 
Active Holidays in Greece covers all the logistics and our guests just enjoy their holidays!
 
We organize everything that is required for the good performance of each adventure depending on the tour and the destination, such as accommodations, transfers, ferry tickets, luggage transportation, detailed roadbook, GPS tracks, bike and equipment and any other services that the travelers might request. A 24/7 phone number is available and in case of emergency our team is ready to act at any time.
 

Tailor-made

 
Upon request we design customized biking travel experiences in Greece; exclusively adapted to the needs and wills of our guests and partners; taking in consideration the average cycling distance and uphills per day, desired strength level, interests (culture, history, nature etc) and any special request you wish us to include in your itinerary.
 
Whether you are a group seeking for a custom off the beaten path guided cycling adventure or you travel alone with you own bike but you do not have time to deal with all the logistics of your tour, Active Holidays in Greece will organize everything for you.
 

In and near Athens

 
For people that are visiting Athens and wish to explore more, for people that are on a business trip or studying in Athens and need a quick escape from the vibrant city, Active Holidays in Greece offers day-tours and 2-3 days adventures near Athens throughout the year, which take you to secret places but also to historical sites of major importance. Private departures every day!
 

Our fleet

 
- A brand new comfortable 9-seater (EURO 6)
- Trekking bikes
- MTBs
- E-bikes trekking and touring
- E-MTBs are expected soon…
 
Our fleet of bikes is growing and constantly renewed and maintained, so that our guests enjoy every moment riding a reliable bike, suitable for their adventure.
 
Active Holidays in Greece has the perfect tours for devoted cyclists or hikers but also for active travelers who just wish to include leisure biking or waling in their vacations.
 
Our trips are designed by our experts and their feasibility has been tested many times.
 
We are experts in our field, uncompromising to our ideals and, above all, perfectionists in all our endeavors!
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