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Mainland Greece holidays. Tours & holidays in 2016 & 2017

Epidaurus Theater, mainland Greece

Mainland Greece holidays

It may be mainland Greece, but it is far from mainstream. Off the tourist trail from Athens’ classical spots, the meze of mainland Greece holidays includes hiking the peaks of Mount Olympus, bear tracking in the Pindos National Park or hiking and biking from one archaeological site to another in the Peloponnese, or cove to cove in Messinia or Laconia. Where, you ask yourself? Exactly. Greece is an infinitesimal odyssey.

Meditation, healing and holistic holiday in Greece
Relax, meditate, open to love energy and enjoy the beach, from €435 (6 days) ex flights
Peloponnese mountain biking holiday, Greece
A fantastic biking tour following the footsteps of god Pan, from €698 (8 days) ex flights
Lake Kerkini birding holiday in Greece
Birding break to magical Lake Kerkini, North Greece, from €500 (4 days) ex flights
Greece activity holiday, Peloponnese
Enter the magical world of multisport activities in Greece, from €475 (4 days) ex flights

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Greece activity holiday, Pelion Peninsula
Activity holiday in the beautiful Pelion Peninsula, Greece, from £299 - £375 (8 days) ex flights
Northern Greece wildlife conservation tour
Explore the wilderness of Northern Pindos and Prespa Lake, from €850 - €950 (8 days) ex flights
Greece yoga holiday
Yoga holiday in unspoilt Pelion, Greece by the sea, from £790 (7 days) ex flights
Peloponnese diving holidays, Greece
Enter the magical world of scuba diving in Greece, from €850 (6 days) ex flights
Greece holiday on the Pelion Peninsula, tailor made
Touring holiday in the Pelion Peninsula including Meteora, from £545 - £980 (8 days) ex flights
Greece wellness & food tour near Athens
Rejuvenate body & mind near Athens! All year round available, from €40 - €60 (5-6 hours) per tour
Central Greece nature holiday, flowers & butterflies
Walking, wildflowers & butterflies, Central Greece Mountains, from €970 - €1090 (8 days) ex flights
Mount Olympus walking holiday, Greece
Unique trekking on Greece's highest mountain plus Meteora, from £795 - £815 (8 days) ex flights
Brown bear tracking in Northern Greece
Track wild bears & explore the wilderness with park rangers, from €599 (5 days) ex flights
Greece bird watching holiday, Lake Kerkini
Long weekend birding at paradise Lake Kerkini, Greece, from €500 - €750 (4 days) ex flights
Lake Vouliagmeni tours near Athens, Greece
Swim, hike & kayak experience in coastal Athens, from €35 - €70 per half day
Peloponnese wine tour, Greece
Experience the Roads of Wine in Peloponnese, from €364 (3 days) ex flights
Greece self drive holiday, Peloponnese beaches
Beach tour of the Peloponnese, from €730 - €890 (12 days) ex flights
Greece small group tour, Classical Greece
Experience every major site of classical Greece, from £537 - £980 (8 days) ex flights
Messinia cycling holiday in Greece
Explore the Messinian seaside beauty by bike, from €735 - €775 (8 days) ex flights
Greece bed & breakfast accommodation, Pelion
Renovated stone mansion in the heart of the Pelion Peninsula, from £32 - £50 per accommodation per night
Athens to Santorini tours
Uncover 3000 years of civilisation in Athens, from £1000 - £1105 (8 days) ex flights
Greece photography holiday
Photography expedition in Argolis, Greeece, from €673 (3 days) ex flights
Luxury villa in Pelion, Greece
Large luxury beach house & Writers Retreat in hidden Greece, from £3900 - £6500 per week
Horse riding and yoga holiday in Greece
Horse riding & yoga in southern Greece, learn the foundations of classical riding, from £895 - £995 (8 days) ex flights
Peloponnese botanical holiday, summer mountains
Botanical Holiday in Peloponnese Mountains in Summer, from €1055 - €1178 (8 days) ex flights
Yoga holiday in Greece
Sun, Sea and Yoga holidays in Southern Greece, from £595 (7 days) ex flights
Greece small ship cruise, ancient sites of the Peloponnese
Small ship cruise to many of Greece's top ancient sites, from £745 (8 days) ex flights
Greece cycling holiday, archaeology tour
Discover Greek history and the Greek seaside beauty by bike, from €698 - €728 (8 days) ex flights
Peloponnese family activity holiday in Greece
Ultimate family multi activity holiday in Greece, from €840 (8 days) ex flights

23 reviews for Mainland Greece holidays4 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Mainland Greece holidays reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

Brown bear tracking in Northern Greece
Memorable parts? Seeing a brown bear was the highlight of the holiday but this was definitely the icing on the cake. The friendly people, wonderful mountain scenery, incredible views, amazing walks, butterflies, orchids and peace and quiet made the holiday memorable at all times. Tips? Be prepared to do plenty of walking over rough and rocky ground, possibly in high temperatures. Enjoy the local people, food, culture and scenery as much as possible. Don't expect to find bears, just... (more)Liz Pitt
From €599 excluding flights
Laconia cycling holiday in Greece
Good fun, we felt we were well off the beaten tourist track at times. Scenery impressive. (more)Hilary Thomas
Everything about the trip was excellent. The operator has done meticulous research to map out the cycling routes and provides directions that are informative and easy to follow. The equipment provided - the bike and the GPS - were top notch. (more)Andrew Wallace
From €735 excluding flights
Greece self drive holiday, Peloponnese beaches
Memorable parts? The entire 21 day trip was fantastic. Upon the agent's advice we went to the Mani and certainly enjoyed the interesting castle houses, as well as the landscape and uncrowded sightseeing. Also, Nafplio was probably our favorite town with so many interesting sites nearby as well as the beaches and natural beauty. We could have stayed there longer. Driving Greece is the way to go. Get out of Athens and see the small villages especially in the Peloponnese. June was the perfect... (more)Sarah Turner
From €730 - €890 excluding flights
Greece cycling holiday, archaeology tour
Cycling through quiet countryside and seeing rural life, miles of apple, orange and olive trees, sheep and goats grazing, beehives everywhere, wild flowers, birds, lots of opportunities for sitting and drawing or dreaming. (more)Fiona Eccles
Excellent- marvellous landscape, lots to see, good bicycle rides, meeting some special people, smooth service, many moving conversations and the pleasure of Greek life. (more)Helen Wells
Excellent. Good hotels, reasonably priced food, well maintained cycles (The best cycles we have ever hired). The sites of interest on our journey were better and better everyday. The holiday operator Christos was very knowledgeable and took us on a mini tour of The Corinthian Canal on our way back to the airport as a bonus on his own initiative. (more)Christine Mitchell
From €698 - €728 excluding flights
Greece yoga holiday
Outstandingly brilliant. Easily the best holiday I have ever been on; I have already booked in for next year. (more)Lucy Moss
It was an absolutely fabulous holiday, everything and more than expected. The level of yoga teaching was exemplary. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend. (more)Catherine Windross
Very high quality yoga instruction, sympathetic to all levels of experience. Very relaxing to be so close to the sea. (more)Jo Nicholl
From £790 excluding flights
Peloponnese family activity holiday in Greece
It was lovely and authentic, not mobbed with foreign tourists, we felt we got to meet local people in their setting. Fabulous part of Greece with so much to see and do. Tripoli is not a tourist destination, which was nice in some ways but we stayed there a little long, the hotel could do with a pool, could be nice to also have a couple of nights elsewhere. (more)Julie Dickerson
Absolutely wonderful. Every day was different, but wonderful. We really enjoyed the scenery, the food, the people and the activities. (more)Angela Terrill
Fantastic holiday. Will certainly go there again. We spend the following week in Creta and enjoyed beaches and diving. Will have to there again to see other Greek wonders, including vineyard and olives trees. (more)Celine Bergeron
From €840 excluding flights
Northern Greece wildlife conservation tour
Memorable parts? Going on a walk with the conservationists up the various mountains and then trying out Greek drinks such as their coffee and "Mountain tea" that was made from local plants. Tips? To know what the weather is when they go, so they can decide if they want to be there during hot weather or somewhat cooler. Local benefits? Not directly us being on the trip, however the conservations as a whole are doing really good work preventing the death of bears while still... (more)Ruairi Benn
From €850 - €950 excluding flights
Messinia cycling holiday in Greece
Memorable parts? Visiting Koroni, Methoni and Pylos - beautiful, historic seaside towns. Tips? You need to be pretty fit as there is a lot of uphill cycling! The last two days were fairly easy going as the coastal road was flat, but the first few days were very hilly and one day especially, we cycled up a mountain and down the other side. Local benefits? Cycling is always environmentally friendly and the local people seemed pleased to cater for tourists in what is a very... (more)Alison Whyte
From €735 - €775 excluding flights
Peloponnese self catering cottage sleeps 2, Greece
Five Stars!...We enjoyed everything about it. We found the cottage suited us perfectly, we took our 21 month old and the owners provided a cot,mosquito net and paddling pool for her (more)Hannah Prothero
One of the best holidays we have spent in Greece, and we have been many times. Koroni is a beautiful unspoilt town. (more)Corinne Bushby
Great! We had everything we needed, and the cottage was very well equipped. The best part for us was the beautiful garden, with loads of places to sit. (more)Rebecca Ingram
From €50 - €114 per cottage per night

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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