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News · 4 Nov 2020

Loraine Wilson – author, mountain guide and explorer of Crete

It is with sadness that we report the recent death of Loraine Wilson, author and leading authority on exploring Crete on foot.

waymarked network of paths

Feature · 15 Aug 2020

Hiking on Greece's Cycladic islands

Cicerone author and walking guide Gilly Cameron-Cooper has watched Greece's Cycladic islands emerge as a charming but challenging hiking destination

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Feature · 25 Jan 2020

Walking in Zagori: Greece at its most wild and beautiful

With one route to go to finish his Zagori hiking guide and in a race against the turning weather, Aris-Dimitrios Leontaritis confidently set off for Mount Tymphi. But it doesn't...

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Feature · 24 Jul 2019

In the realm of the wildcat: A hike with children up Mount Ida

Carl McKeating and Rachel Crolla, the authors of Europe’s High Points and Outdoor Adventures with Children, hiked up Crete’s Mount Ida with their two young daughters. There...

The Bridge of Plakidas

Article · 18 Feb 2019

An Intro to... Zagori and the Northern Pindos mountains

The Zagori region of Greece offers thick forests, stunning mountain and a well-preserved network of paths. Here's everything you need to know about this awe inspiring area.

Descending Into The Langadha Valley

Article · 18 Apr 2018

An intro to… the Peloponnese Way

An intro to… the Peloponnese Way - the 220km hike across the Greek Peloponnese peninsula. A not technically difficult but challenging trek that can be done in two weeks or paired with the Pindos Way for a longer walk.

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Feature · 18 Mar 2018

Trekking in Greece - how things have changed

Tim Salmon recounts his first visit to Greece and how although the world has moved on in the six decades since, the landscape remains as wonderful as ever.

Ridge Walk From  Matsouki To  Aghia  Paraskevi

Feature · 5 Sep 2016

Walking the length of Greece: northern border to southern shore

Far from the bustle of its islands and beaches, Greece has some of the best undiscovered hiking in Europe. Jane Laurie and her husband Alan set out to discover the mountains,...

Corfu

Article · 8 Dec 2015

Corfu: So much more than resorts

There is so much more to the island than the resorts. Corfu is the greenest of all the Greek islands and, with mile upon mile of paths and lanes, makes a superb destination for walking - Gillian Price, author of the new guidebook to Walking in...