Greece Small Group Travel & Trip Itinerary | GeoEx

Unexplored Greece

Ancient Paths & Hidden Wonders

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Unexplored Greece

Luxury Group Travel | 13 Days | Limited to 12 Guests
  • Wander through the iconic landmarks of Athens, including the Acropolis and Ancient Agora
  • Slow travel across Crete, an island adorned with vineyards, ruins, cypress groves, and pink-sand beaches
  • Explore rarely visited mountain villages in the Peloponnese, where time seems to stand still
  • Experience the serenity and timeless allure of the island of Delos, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Set sail on a luxurious yacht to explore the uninhabited islands of the Aegean Sea
  • Indulge in exquisite cuisine crafted from the freshest local ingredients, sourced from land and sea

Embark on an odyssey through Greece’s most iconic sites and its lesser-known regions, where the essence of the country shines bright. In the company of your small group—and led by an incomparable guide—revel in special access visits, hands-on experiences, and unforgettable connections with Greece’s hospitable locals.

Begin your Greece trip itinerary with Athens’ archeological riches before uncovering the quieter, off-the-radar villages of the Peloponnese mountains, where fragrant forests can forage for truffles and cliffside villages await discovery. Continue to the Mediterranean splendors of Mykonos, gateway to off-the-beaten-path Delos, a tiny, uninhabited island alive with spirits of the past. To complete your Grecian odyssey, bask in the hospitality and heritage of Crete, where remote beaches of pink sand beckon and connections with spirited locals abound.

Trip Overview

1 – 2

Arrive in Athens, settle into luxurious accommodations in the heart of the city   Ascend ancient stairs to reach the sacred Acropolis and its iconic Parthenon   Visit Agora, then marvel at the colossal columns of the Temple of the Olympian Zeus.


Venture to the slopes of Mount Parnassos to explore ancient Delphi and the sanctuary of Apollo   Connect with local craftspeople and sample local delicacies.


Traverse a landscape of sea views and rugged cliffs to reach the Peloponnese and ancient Corinth   Get an up-close look at excavations while visiting the American School of Classical Studies.

5 – 6

Explore the region’s archeological highlights: Mycenae, Epidaurus & Nafplio   Hunt for truffles in the fir forests of the Peloponnese   Uncover charming mountainside villages and Prodromos Monastery, perched above the Lousios River Gorge.

7 – 8

Fly to Mykonos, situated on the crisp blue Aegean Sea   Travel by ferry to Delos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and site of the brilliant white ruins of Apollo’s shrine.

9 – 10

Fly to Crete, birthplace of the Minoans   Explore Knossos, then feel immersed in the region's legends while touring its fascinating museums   In northwestern Crete, uncover small villages, meet with artisans, and sample fresh local fare.


Experience your own Aegean odyssey on a full day excursion by private yacht    Uncover secret lagoons and silent beaches   Snorkel or swim in the crystal clear, turquoise waters.


Explore charming Chania, then travel to the Lefka Ori mountains for an intimate vineyard visit and wine tasting   A 6th-generation olive oil estate lends insight into traditional production techniques.





Don George

Don is an award-winning travel writer and editor, and a highly sought-after speaker and teacher. He's traveled widely in and written extensively about Greece, not to mention having lived there for a year teaching at Athens College. Don is currently editor at large for National Geographic Traveler, special features editor for BBC Travel, and editor of GeoEx’s blog, Wanderlust.

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Dates & Prices


05/11/25 – 05/23/25  

09/08/25 – 09/20/25  


Group Trip: From $22,350 per person

based on double occupancy


  • Expertise of GeoEx’s travel specialists
  • Services of GeoEx’s in-house air reservations team
  • All accommodations
  • All ground transportation and airport transfers
  • Sightseeing, events, visits, and entrance fees
  • Most meals
  • Bottled or filtered water at included meals and while sightseeing
  • Services of trip leader, local guides, drivers, and other staff
  • All gratuities
  • Emergency evacuation services and secondary medical expense insurance


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