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Walking on the Greek Islands Overview
- 2012-01-01 - 2014-12-31
Walk timeworn paths through the Greek Islands visiting Naxos, Santorini, Oia and Athens
Enjoy all the spoils of the Greek Islands on this 8-day walking trip through the beauty of Naxos, Santorini, Oia, Parikia and Paros. Starting in Athens, get a feel for this ancient city before jumping on a ferry to Naxos, where paradise awaits. Explore charming Greek towns, walk through lush valleys and gnarled olive groves, see the iconic blue and whitewashed houses of Santorini and Oia, follow coastal trails and soak up unparalleled views of the cerulean Aegean Sea on this walking adventure through a natural, cultural and historical masterpiece of Europe.
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Named after the goddess of wisdom, Athens has a weighty history that spills out over the modern city, represented most dramatically by the ancient Acropolis.
The largest and most fertile of the Cycladic Islands, Naxos has picturesque villages, Byzantine churches, lush valleys, ancient citrus groves and wonderful beaches.
Formed by a huge volcanic explosion, Santorini is instantly recognisable with its blue and white buildings, fascinating ruins and spectacular natural beauty.
Awash with the authentic atmosphere of the Greek Islands, Paros is home to charming towns, one of Europe's earliest Christian churches and an ancient road which traverses the island.
The birthplace of Western civilisation, Athens has an amazing array of historic sites to explore, including the National Gardens, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the original Olympic Stadium.
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