Kythnos Island Walking Holiday

Kythnos Island Walking Holiday

Kythnos Island Walking Holiday

Prices

From $575USD

Difficulty

Guided

Guesthouse

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Highlights

Explore the beautiful beaches and ancient wonders hiking on the island of Kythnos

Hike the stunning coastline and explore the authentic villages of Kythnos island.

Immerse yourself in Greek culture at charming local guesthouses and seaside restaurants.

Swim and snorkel at secluded beaches and stroll along the spectacular Aegean coastline.

Take a traditional cooking class and pottery lesson from a local Greek artisan.

Despite being close to Athens, Kythnos island remains a relatively secluded and quiet spot where you can have an authentic Greek Island experience. The Kythnos Island Walking Holiday takes you on daily hikes where you can explore traditional villages, ancient sites, and spectacular coastline.

You’ll have plenty of free time to relax at any of the 90 island beaches and indulge in tasty Greek cuisine. But this isn’t your average beach holiday, as you’ll be spending your days visiting historic castles, incredible caves, and learning about Greek culture. This tour is a fantastic way to escape to a quiet island and enjoy the beautiful Greek sunshine!

Kythnos Island Walking Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 Take the Ferry to Kythnos

You can take the ferry from Piraeus or Lavrio ports to reach the island of Kythnos. You have your afternoon free to explore the village or spend some time at sea.

Tonight you’ll meet your group for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

Overnight Location
Guesthouse in Kythnos
Distance
None
Meals
Dinner

Day 2 History and Beaches of the Island

Your hiking adventures start today! You’ll start with a walk to the historic capital Vryokastro, and then you’ll visit the spectacular Kolona Beach.

After you explore the hilltop archaeological site you’ll have time to explore the sandy beaches as you walk the coast, or take a refreshing swim in the sparkling Aegean. After your afternoon in the sun, a transfer will bring you back to your hotel.

Overnight Location
Guesthouse in Kythnos
Distance
3-4.5 hours, 5.5-6.5km
Meals
Breakfast, dinner

Day 3 Hiking from Loutra

After breakfast, a transfer will drop you off in Loutra on the north side of the island. You’ll start your hike with a visit to the Castle of Oria where you’ll also have amazing panoramic views of the Aegean Sea. Then, you’ll walk back to Loutra for a relaxing visit to the natural thermal springs. Find a quiet seaside restaurant for lunch to fuel up for your next adventure.

In the afternoon you’ll take a short hike to Chora where you can explore this picturesque town and take a traditional pottery lesson from a local artist.

Overnight Location
Guesthouse in Kythnos
Distance
3-4.5 hours, 8-10km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 4 Caves and Cooking Class

Start your hike for the day from Dryopida village towards the quiet Kalo Livadi Beach. Hike to the sounds of the ocean as you walk between the authentic seaside villages along the coast.

After your hike, you’ll go on an amazing adventure to explore the Katafiki cave, one of the largest in Greece! Then you have a cooking class to learn how to make traditional Greek dishes like sfougata and tzatziki.

Overnight Location
Guesthouse in Kythnos
Distance
2.5-4 hours, 6.5-7km
Meals
Breakfast, lunch

Day 5 Return to the Mainland

Enjoy a morning stroll before you have to say goodbye to the island. You’ll take the ferry back to Athens and start your journey home.

Overnight Location
None
Distance
None
Meals
Breakfast

Kythnos Island Walking Holiday Price and Dates

Pricing for this guided hiking tour to Kythnos depends on whether you choose to join an existing group on a specific date or if you prefer a custom tour for your group only. There is a 10% discount for children up to 12 years of age on this tour.

The best time to visit Greece for this tour is between May and September when the weather is warmest. Expect the heaviest crowds and hottest weather in July and August.

Private Guided Kythnos Island Walking Holiday

Have your own private tour with just your group! Prices below are per person:

  • Guided groups of 2: €795EUR
  • Guided groups of 3-6: €650EUR
  • Guided groups of 7+: on request

Join a Group Tour on the Kythnos Island Walking Holiday

Make new friends and join a group exploring Greece. Prices below are per person:

StartFinishDurationPlaces LeftPrice

2022-09-12

Athens, Greece

5 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2022-09-16

Athens, Greece

55+
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2022-09-19

Athens, Greece

5 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2022-09-23

Athens, Greece

55+
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2022-09-26

Athens, Greece

5 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2022-09-30

Athens, Greece

55+
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2022-10-03

Athens, Greece

5 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2022-10-07

Athens, Greece

55+
$575USDBook Now
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2022-10-10

Athens, Greece

5 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2022-10-14

Athens, Greece

55+
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2022-10-17

Athens, Greece

5 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2022-10-21

Athens, Greece

55+
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2022-10-24

Athens, Greece

5 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2022-10-28

Athens, Greece

55+
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Accommodation on the Kythnos Island Walking Holiday

This tour is based in traditional style guesthouses. You’ll stay in a local 3-star locally-run guest house and enjoy a great location and comfortable stay.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
Rooms are double occupancy. You can pay a supplement of €95EUR to have a private room in a hotel where possible. Solo travellers may be required to pay a supplement.

Night 1-4

Guest House on Kythnos Island

Discover the famous Greek hospitality during your stay at a traditional local guesthouse.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the Kythnos Island Walking Holiday?

Meals

4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 2 dinners are included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 4 nights are included. Accommodations before and after the tour in Athens are not included but can be added as a supplement.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for you and your luggage is included throughout the tour, including roundtrip ferry transfers between Athens and Kythnos. Airport transfers to the ferry port are not included.

Also Included

  • English-speaking tour leader and local guides
  • Return ferry transport between Athens and Kythnos
  • Ground transfers on the island
  • Guided hikes
  • Cooking class
  • Pottery class
  • All taxes

Not included

  • Flights
  • Visas if required
  • Meals, drinks, or snacks not previously mentioned
  • Optional activities
  • Gratuities for tour guides or other staff if desired
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Transfers between Athens and the Piraeus Port

Optional Extras

  • Additional nights before or after the tour
  • Single occupancy upgrades
  • Optional activities or excursions

Frequenty Asked Questions about Kythnos Island Walking Holiday

How hard is the Kythnos Island Walking Holiday?

We rate this tour as a 2/5. This tour includes easy and moderate hiking excursions. Each day includes an excursion where you’ll be walking up to 10km, with some shorter days.

Do I need a visa to travel to Greece?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Kythnos Island Walking Holiday?

4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 2 dinners are included. All other meals, snacks, drinks, and alcoholic beverages are not included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip, and your insurance should cover hiking. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Athens to start this tour?

Fly into Athens International Airport (ATH). Your tour departs from Piraeus Port. Your transfers from Athens to the port are not included, but you can take a taxi, public transport, or book a private transfer.

Is the Kythnos Island Walking Holiday in English?

Yes, the tour guide is English-speaking.

Where does the Kythnos Island Walking Holiday tour end?

This tour ends in Athens, and you can depart from Athens International Airport (ATH).

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Greece?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for Greece?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

When is the best time to travel to Greece for this tour?

The best time to visit Greece for this tour is between May and September when the weather is warmest. Expect the heaviest crowds and hottest weather in July and August.

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Prices

From $575USD

Difficulty

Guided

Guesthouse

Active Travel is what we do

10Adventures knows Active and Adventure Travel because everything we do is focused on Active and Adventure Travel. We understand the needs of travellers and partner with excellent local guides who specialize in active, experiential and adventure travel.

Real humans are always a click or call away

Your time is important, and you shouldn't have to deal with automated bots or a confusing phone system. At 10Adventures you are assigned an Adventure Concierge, who is a real person who has one job: to support you during the planning & booking of your trip.

Customize or go private and get the perfect trip for you

Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

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We rate this tour as a 2/5. This tour includes easy and moderate hiking excursions. Each day includes an excursion where you’ll be walking up to 10km, with some shorter days.

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