Greece is a land of ancient ruins, stunning beaches and islands, delicious food and wine, and rich culture and history. It offers a wide range of experiences that are sure to delight visitors of all ages and interests. From exploring the ancient ruins of Athens and Delphi, to island hopping in the Cyclades and the Ionian islands, to savoring the delicious flavors of Greek cuisine and wine, there is something for everyone in Greece.
In this article, we will highlight some of the top experiences that visitors should book when visiting this beautiful country. Whether you're a history buff, a beach lover, a foodie, or simply looking for a little bit of everything, these experiences will leave you with unforgettable memories and a deeper appreciation for the rich culture and beauty of Greece.
Duration: 6 Hours
Experience Santorini’s beauty, hot springs and beaches on a catamaran cruise. Select a daytime or sunset cruise, and sail around the island and caldera (flooded volcanic crater) on a deluxe catamaran. Stop to bathe in the Nea Kameni springs; swim, snorkel or unwind at beaches; and enjoy complimentary Santorini wine and Greek beer, plus a Greek meal prepared on board. On the evening cruise, be treated to awe-inspiring sunset views. A cruise is essential when you visit Santorini, and with numbers limited to 20, this offers a small-group experience. The catamaran vessel that is used on this tour is both motor-powered and wind-powered(sails). Its sails might or might not be used/opened, subject to weather conditions and captain’s judgement. This is a gentle note for guests that are opting for a pure sailing experience on board a non-motorized sailing boat. Book now with flexible itinerary and the best price guarantee.
Duration: 4 Hours
Spare yourself the risks of Greek roads and the expense of car hire on this comprehensive small-group tour of Meteora’s religious monuments. Soak up the sunset over this dramatic landscape; see all six monasteries and visit the interior of one or two; admire the Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary in Kalabaka and 1,000-year-old cave hermitages. Tour includes transport and guiding: entrance fees are at your own expense. Book now with flexible itinerary and the best price guarantee.
Duration: 3 Hours
After meeting your guide at the nearby metro station, you and your small group will set off for the Acropolis. The tour brings some of history’s greatest treasures to life, offering an interactive experience you won’t get from a book or audio guide. Your guide also times your visit to the Acropolis Museum to avoid the crowds and give you a more intimate experience. Book now with flexible itinerary and the best price guarantee.
Duration: 7 hours
Discover the beautiful Cyclades Islands the way they were meant to be seen—from the water! On this full-day yacht cruise from Mykonos, sail across the turquoise Aegean to the uninhabited islands of Rhenia and Delos, stopping to swim and snorkel at a pristine beach cove. You will stop for the visit to the UNESCO-listed archaeological site at Delos with a Licensed English-Speaking guide and savor the good life with a light Greek lunch and refreshing drinks onboard. Book now with flexible itinerary and the best price guarantee.
Duration: 4.5 hours
Sip on Santorini wine during this small-group tour of the island and three of its wine estates. As you explore, learn about wine production in the area, and hear about the local varieties such as assyrtiko. Explore a vineyard with a guide and walk around wine cellars. If you want to make the tour extra-special, upgrade to enjoy an evening excursion. The option includes a visit to a hilltop winery, local tapas, and sunset views to complement your wine. Numbers are limited to eight people. Book now with flexible itinerary and the best price guarantee.
Duration: 7-9 hours
Combine mysterious shipwrecks and with crystal-clear waters and sulfur-filled hot springs on this action-packed beach crawl. Other highlights include a visit to the region’s blue caves in a glass-bottomed boat, two panoramic lookout points over Navagio shipwreck, and a photo stop along stunning Cameo, or “Wedding Island.” Tours include comfortable transfers between locations in an air-conditioned vehicle. Book now with flexible itinerary and the best price guarantee.
Duration: 5-6 hours
If you wish to visit the main highlights of Rhodes island, depending on nobody else's travel wishes and interests but yours, this tour is your best choice. Enjoy exploring Lindos authentic Greek village that has so much to offer, from Lindos Acropolis to delicious traditional Greek cuisine. The second must see is Medieval City of Rhodes, it belongs to the World Heritage and is under protection of UNESCO. It is considered one of the few best preserved medieval cities in Europe. Let yourself stroll the narrow streets of the Old City. You will fall in love with their multiple character, you will be able to see and visit Grand Master's palace, Turkish Mosques, Jewish Synagogues, ancient library, bathhouses, and lots of shops. All these apart from charming medieval spirit produces unique atmosphere which will not leave you indifferent. We'll do our best to make your day in Rhodes memorable! Book now with flexible itinerary and the best price guarantee.
Duration: 4 hours
See the coast of Milos minus the beachside crowds in one relaxing half-day boat trip from Agia Kiriaki. Ideal if you’re short on time, this half-day cruise includes time to swim in the calm waters of Gerontas Bay and Kleftiko, plus a scenic route past the blonde sands of Gerakas, Tsigrado, Firiplaka and Katergo beaches. Iced coffee, raki, and local treats are among the perks. Book now with flexible itinerary and the best price guarantee.
Duration: 5 hours
Join a local housewife in her farm home and learn how to prepare a typical, traditional Naxian meal. This beautiful experience will end around the Greek table enjoying the Naxian flavors you prepared. Book now with flexible itinerary and the best price guarantee.
Duration: 4 hours
This Private Shore excursion in Patmos is a great opportunity to visit the Grotto of St John - home to the birth of the Book of Revelation, the last book in the Holy Bible. Visit the Monastery of St. John the Theologian built in the 11th century. Here one can get a glimpse of monastic life and absorb timeless history through the magnificent ecclesiastical artifacts of its museum. You will visit the Chora of Patmos where houses dating back to the 16th century are linked by a maze of steps and lanes interspersed with small squares. Visit the 300-year-old Simandris House to see its rich collection of antiques and architecture that presents an interesting combination of the Oriental tradition and the Western fashion favored in the 19th century. Book now with flexible itinerary and the best price guarantee.
Greece offers thousands of tours, activities and experience you can choose to try. These are just 10 from a collection of over 7,000 that you can find by visiting our Tours & Activities page.
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This list of tours and activities was prepared by Tony Kariotis. I travel around Greece as a profession, to find the best experiences, the hidden gems, and to share for the world to discover. You can follow my journeys on instagram at @iamgreece