Island Hopping: Naxos & Santorini

Island hop between two of the most beautiful Greek Islands, Naxos and Santorini, in one trip. You will discover the best of these absolute gems on foot. The Cyclades is a group of around 220 islands scattered in the Aegean Sea to the southeast of the Greek mainland.

Experience the rugged sun-kissed pieces of earth scattered in the turquoise waters of the Aegean. Explore on foot sandy beaches, dramatic cliffs, scented olive groves and bright white villages. The Cyclades are the Greek Islands of your dreams.

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Hiking trail · South Aegean

Walk to Chrisostomos

February 12, 2018
easy
4.8 km
1:30 h
154 m
154 m
An optional short walk mostly on quiet tarmac paths and through the old part of the city.
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by Laura Paterson,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · South Aegean

Chalki to Melanes

February 07, 2018
moderate
17.4 km
6:30 h
520 m
518 m
By bus or taxi to Chalki. Today you will explore the fertile inlands of Naxos: Tragea with its huge olive groves and surrounding mountains.
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by Sheona Proven,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · South Aegean

Kynidaros to Eggares

February 07, 2018
easy
6.9 km
4:30 h
256 m
633 m
A nice gentle walk to the small village of Eggares.
by Sheona Proven,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · South Aegean

Filoti Loop Walk via Mount Zas

February 07, 2018
moderate
17.5 km
7:30 h
940 m
941 m
The walk leads you via old mule tracks to the beautiful village Apiranthos. Whether you climb to the summit or not, you will have excellent views ...
by Sheona Proven,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · South Aegean

Round walk from Akrotiri to the Caldera

February 12, 2018
easy
2.5 km
1:00 h
108 m
108 m
A short walk via a steep foot path to a small beach on the caldera side.
by Laura Paterson,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · South Aegean

Perissa to Pyrgos

February 07, 2018
difficult
5.2 km
3:00 h
537 m
238 m
This first section of the longer walk to Akrotiri is mainly on old mule paths climbing over the hillside, then follows an asphalt road into Pyrgos.
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by Sheona Proven,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · South Aegean

Pyrgos to Emporio

February 07, 2018
moderate
3.6 km
1:15 h
48 m
288 m
On the second section of today's longer walk, you'll follow an old mule path and descend to the town of Emporio.
by Sheona Proven,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · South Aegean

Emporio to Akrotiri

February 07, 2018
moderate
4.6 km
1:15 h
62 m
64 m
On the third and final section of today's longer walk, stroll through the country and amidsty vineyards toward Akrotiri.
by Sheona Proven,   Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · South Aegean

Fira to Oia

February 07, 2018
moderate
10.5 km
4:30 h
787 m
872 m
By bus or taxi you travel to Thira, the capital of the island. You can either stop to explore the town or start walking right away.
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by Sheona Proven,   Macs Adventure