About Mainland Greece
Greece's mainland has so much to offer the visitor. World-renowned classical sites, traditional villages, fabulous beaches, glorious scenery and many off the beaten track places which still follow a traditional way of life.
The range of places to visit is so diverse that a fly drive here makes perfect sense. In one holiday you can take in the ancient site of Delphi, marvel at the impossibly high monasteries at Meteora and escape to unspoilt Epirus. This is only one suggestion of course - on our website you will find several fly drive examples to make the most of your time here. Most fly drives we arrange though are completely tailor made so we can make suggestions for you or put together a quote if you already have an itinerary in mind!
If you prefer not to drive we offer fully guided tours on the Greek mainland.
In recent years our trekking programme has really stepped up the pace (pardon the pun!). We highly recommend this different type of holiday experience, you'll see the Greece that many don't see, at the same time as enjoying gorgeous scenery, fresh air and tasty local food.
Where to visit
In the 5th Century BC Athens was the centre of arts, democracy, science and philosophy; today this vibrant capital is home to over 4 million people.
An excellent base for exploring the ancient sites in the area.
At the foot of Mount Parnassos in a spectacular setting lies the sanctuary of Delphi, home of the most famous oracle in ancient Greece.
Galaxidi is a quiet port within driving distance to Delphi; it's an alternative stopover for those visiting the ancient site.
Konitsa is a delight for those who wish to go off the beaten track and explore fantastic scenery, forests & rivers (there are three in the area).
Situated at an altitude of 300 meters, next to the Enipeas River, with a stunning view of Thermaikos gulf and the peaks of Olympus, Litochoro provides an appealing combination of mountain and sea.
This World Heritage site is so impressive it just has to be included on any visit to mainland Greece.
Pelion is an outstandingly beautiful area of mainland Greece renowned for its sandy beaches, dense forests and traditional villages.
"We just wanted to thank you both very much indeed for organising a truly fantastic walking holiday in Greece for us. Our self-guided walking holiday in Zagori National Park & Mt. Olympus was absolutely superb in every respect. The organisation, accommodation, food, walking & our local guide Alex were all excellent. I seem to remember asking when we first made contact if you could organise some walking for us in remote areas of Greece, away from the normal tourist haunts & having the “wow” factor. Well you certainly achieved those aims for us. The small hotels/guest houses you organised for us were all excellent & the food & welcome we received was second to none. I would thoroughly recommend the holiday as a brilliant means of seeing spectacular parts of Greece & staying in marvellous small hotels . The food was exceptional everywhere. The local people very friendly & welcoming. Thanks again for all your efforts to ensure that we both had a wonderful walking holiday & witnessed magnificent parts of Greece that we didn’t know existed."
R Tookey, Sept 2016
"just wanted to thank you once again for putting our trip together for us. We all had an amazing time, the whole trip went very smoothly. We were particularly impressed with the first accommodation in Dadia forest and would really recommend this. The villa on Thassos was also excellent. The only disappointment was the main car hire which turned out to be more of a van and a bit of a heap - the air con didn't work which was disappointing but it got us from a to b without incident. I just want to say how brilliant Dawn was as putting our trip together for us - we shall be using you again. Thank you! We will be in touch in the future as we are already planning our next trip to Greece."
K Cartwright, June, 2015
"I've been meaning to write since we got back from our trip to thank you for helping us to organise the 8 day self drive part of our longer trip to Greece. We had a fantastic three and a half weeks away, with all the different parts fitting together really well. Northern Greece was a revelation to us, absolutely stunning. All the accommodation was good, with really friendly and helpful staff.The directions you sent were excellent, although, as the Greeks don't seem to go much for road signs, we did have problems getting in and out of town (having stopped in town) onto the right road around Ioanina. Luckily my husband had a portable GPS that he uses for geocaching which proved very helpful. Apart from that it was fine!"
P Thomson, August 2016
"I just wanted to let you know that although there were only 2 of us on the tour - I had an excellent trip and cannot recommend Alex and this tour enough. I really thought he went above and beyond what was required of him to make sure we had a good holiday."
K Patel, Sept 2015