THREE MORE OFF-SEASON WALKING VACATIONS IN GREECE
Petros G. Zissimos, a member of the A-List, T+L's collection of the world's top travel advisors, crafts Greek vacations with his 46year-old, family-run company Hellenic Holidays. Zissimos can help plan walking itineraries through Crete, including tours that take in its famous Samaria Gorge—a breathtaking canyon in one of the country's largest national parks. hellenicholidays.com; 10-day trips from €2,063 per person.
Arguably the most underrated area of Greece, especially for nature lovers, this mainland peninsula north of Athens is where the Pilio Mountains meet the crystal-clear Aegean Sea. Book a self-guided walking tour with Macs Adventure to wander through ancient villages, combining stays at luxurious hotels with smaller heritage inns. macs adventure.com; eightday trips from €624.
Santorini may be best known for its iconic, Instagram-friendly caldera and whitewashed houses, but it has a quieter side. Christos Stergiou of tour operator True Greece—also a T+L A-List travel advisor— can curate a custom walking adventure to help you discover the lesser-known parts of this spectacular island, from idyllic vineyards to unspoiled villages. truegreece. com; eight-day trips from €2,378.