Tinos; Xobourgo

Cyclades: Islands of Light

A 15-day study and hiking tour: Visits and walks on Tinos (3 nights), Paros (3 nights), Santorini (3 nights) and Naxos (4 nights), with Delos and Mykonos. Last night: Accommodation in Athens. Tinos is home of the harsh north wind Boreas and the Shrine of Our Lady. Paros is the home of the poet Archilochos. Naxos was the center of the Venetian dukedom of the Archipelago. Delos was a Bethlehem of the old religion as Apollo, the god of light, was born there. On Santorin the myth of Atlantis revives. "Island Hopping" on the coasts of light. At least as nice as showed in the pictures.
Hiking on Karpathos

Culture on Rhodes, the Island of the Sun. Hiking on Karpathos.

A 15-day hiking and cultural trip. Smooth and extensive coasts, partially forested mountains in the inland and many sunny days characterize the island of Rhodes, connected since the earliest times to Helios, the sun god. The sanctuary of Athena of Lindos was a famous pilgrimage site of the old religion, while the citadel of St. John’s knights of the city of Rhodes is the most extensive medieval town in the Eastern Mediterranean. On the neighbor island of Symi, is surprising the beauty of its neoclassical main town. Mountainous and barren the island of Karpathos, known for its healthy climate and pristine landscapes, is ideal for extensive hikes.
Rhodos; Old Town

Rhodes - Helios' Island

An 8-day cultural trip with hiking opportunities. Rhodes, with approximately 1400 km2 surface, the largest of the islands of the Dodecanese, located close to the coast of Asia Minor in the Aegean Sea. Its landscape is characterized by smooth and extensive beaches and partially forested mountains in the inland. Cleobulus the Rhodian was one of the Seven Sages of Greece and the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. The Acropolis of Lindos and the the Fortress of the Knights of St John in the City of Rhodes are among the most fascinating sights in the Aegean.
Patmos

Samos, Patmos, Kos: Historical islands in the eastern Aegean Sea

A 13-day hiking and educational tour. SAMOS: Pythagoras' island, also the centre of Hera's cult. The Heraion, temple of the Samian Hera, is an UNESCO World Heritage site. In PATMOS St. John had the vision of the Revelation. The monastery of St. John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse: an important christian pilgrimage, in the UNESCO World Heritage List. KOS was an important centre of the cult of the healing god Asclepius and the birthplace of Hippocrates, legendary "father of medicine"; today also a popular destination for beach enthusiasts. On NISYROS, an active volcano sleeps.
Naxos; SW coast

Cyclades; islands in the Aegean Sea- bike and hike on the Cycladic Islands

A 15-day "bike and hike" tour (biking on Paros, Antiparos and Naxos, hiking on Santorini). Biking, hiking and touring on Paros, Naxos and Santorini, including excursions to Antiparos, Delos and Mykonos. Paros was the birthplace of the lyric poet Archilochos. Naxos had become the centre of the Venetian dukedom of the Archipelago. Delos was the Bethlehem for the ancient religion: There the god of light Apollo was born. Is Santorini the mythical Atlantis? “Island-hopping” at the coasts of light, biking by the sea through arid landscapes and lonely areas, walking on medieval paths to archaic statues, along the crater’s border. It’s really (at least) as beautiful as shown in the pictures.
Pilgerinnen auf der Athos-Kreuzfahrt

Northern Greece: Macedonia and Thasos

14 days in Macedonia and on Thasos. In Macedonia, on the peaks of the Olympus, is the residence of the twelve gods of the Hellenes. In Stageira, the philosopher Aristotle was born. From Pella, Alexander launches the conquest of Asia. According to the lyric poet Archilochus, "Thasos is like the spine of a donkey, wreathed in unkempt forest". An exciting journey through a less known Greece with plenty of sightseeing, some easy hikes and three relaxation days.
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