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    Looking for the best hiking in Greece? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Greece. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

    Top Hiking Spots in and near Greece

    • Ormos Athinios, Greece

      Santorini, Greece

      4.8
      Santorini is a fun little Greek island in the Mediterranean Sea. While the island does have a small airport, the most common way to get there is via a ferry from Athens.There are several ferry operators that differ in speed and price. I took a Blue Star Ferry and got to the island of Santorini in...
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    • Pieria, Greece

      Climb Mount Olympus

      5.0
      5 mi / 5000 ft gain
      Getting to the trailhead of Mount Olympus includes a 17km drive up the winding mountains north of the Greek town of Litochoro. Once at the trailhead, begin the steady ascent up the Prionia trail. There are three official routes up Mount Olympus, but Prionia is the most traveled and easiest route ...
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    • Sougia, Greece

      Hike to the Ancient City of Lissos

      4.0
      3.1 mi / 656.2 ft gain
      This hike starts Southwest of Sougia at the far end of the Sougia harbor. There will be a rocky beach and a small wooden gate that you must open and close behind you. There will be a little wood sign that says "Lissos" to let you know that you're headed in the right direction. The first 30 minute...
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    • Naxos, Greece

      Hike Mount Zas

      4 mi / 3300 ft gain
      The birth place for the God Zeus, you enter through the easier part of the mountain called Aria Spring/Cave of Zeus. Getting there from the center of Naxos is about a 12 kilometer 4wheeler ride to the base of the mountain. Travelling is very easy, there are signs up in English to point you in the...
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    • Meskla, Greece

      Hike from Meskla to Zourva

      / 984.3 ft gain
      Meskla and Zourva are two villages located at the roots of the White Mountains sierra, island of Crete, Greece. Both villages are easily accessible by road, however there is a path that connects them that is a hiker's paradise. Starting from Meskla, one enters the woods and soon enough arrives at...
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    • Chania, Greece

      Hike the Imbros Gorge

      6.8 mi / 2132.5 ft gain
      Imbros Gorge is one of the many gorges that can be found in the White Mountains sierra at the south-western part of the island of Crete, Greece. The gorge is part of the E4 European hiking path and it is easily accessible and properly marked. The name of the gorge comes from the village that mar...
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    • Ormos Athinios, Greece

      Hike Along the Santorini Caldera from Fira to Oia

      5.0
      6 mi
      I did this 2 years ago and I still rank it as one of the most beautiful days of my entire life. For pretty much the entire walk, you are looking at incredible views over the caldera of the island of Santorini. You will stop constantly to take pictures and say, "wow" so give yourself plenty of tim...
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    • Chania, Greece

      Hike Katholiko Gorge

      4.0
      1.2 mi / 918.6 ft gain
      About 16km from the city of Chania, Crete, is the monastery of Gouverneto. You can park you car at the parking area near the monastery and start your descent towards the sea through a small, yet very interesting gorge, Katholiko gorge. The first part of the descent is through rock steps, curved b...
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    • Nisi, Greece

      Hike to Kalami beach

      0.9 mi
      Kalami beach is one of the most secluded beaches in the island of Kythera. The reason that this amazing beach remains secluded is because it takes considerable effort to get there - at least for people who are not into hiking. From the village of Mylopotamos you take the small road towards the mo...
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    • 41.324877,24.682267, Greece

      Hike to Livaditis Waterfall

      5.0
      1.1 mi / -656.2 ft gain
      Livaditis waterfall is a 60 meter high waterfall (considered to be the biggest in the Balkans area in terms of quantity and volume of water) located in a pristine forest between the cities of Drama and Ksanthi in northern Greece.To reach the trail that leads to the waterfall, you drive past the v...
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    • Chania, Greece

      Hike to Pachnes Summit

      5.0
      1.9 mi / 1650.3 ft gain
      Pahnes is the highest summit of White Mountains sierra (Lefka Ori in greek) at western Crete. It is located at the heart of what the locals call "mountain desert", a unique geological area at an altitude of 2000m and above, where one may encounter more than 30 peaks lying above in cone-like shape...
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    • Evros, Greece

      Hike to the natural swimming pools of Fonias

      4.3 mi
      Samothrace is a small island in the northern Aegean sea. It is mostly mountainous with the highest peak reaching up to 1671m of altitude. The island is full of springs and small rivers and it is famous for its vathres. "Vathres" are how the locals call the natural pools that are formed throughout...
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    • Chania, Greece

      Explore Balos Lagoon

      0.6 mi
      The lagoon of Balos is located on the northwestern end of Crete and it is probably one of the most famous beaches in Crete. Famous for its turquoise waters and an impressive surrounding landscape that includes mountains and small islands, it is visited by thousands of tourists each year. The lago...
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    • Evritania, Greece

      Explore the River in Panta Vrehi Canyon

      5.0
      1.6 mi
      The Panta Vrehi canyon is located in the south parts of the Evritania region in Greece. The canyon follows Krikeliotis river and hence a significant part of the trek puts you inside the river (river trek). The name of the canyon, Panta Vrehi, in greek means the place where it is always raining. ...
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    • Chania, Greece

      Hike to Seitan Limania Beach

      0.6 mi
      Seitan Limania is one tiny secluded beach with turquoise waters surrounded by an amazing landscape. Until recently, almost nobody knew it and even fewer people visited it - most of them with boats. But with the rising of social media, this small paradise became one of the most photographed and so...
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    • Ioannina, Greece

      Hike Rogovo Ovires Natural Lakes

      0.6 mi
      Not only can you hike at the Rogovo Ovires Natural Lakes... but you can also take a dip!Half-way on the road from Mikro to Megalo Papigko, two of the most beautiful villages of the Epirus region in northern Greece, lies an amazing rocky landscape named Rogovo Ovires (Ρογκοβό Οβίρες in greek). Rog...
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