Greece is one of the latest countries to suggest that it will lift Covid-related entry restrictions for travellers who can prove they have been vaccinated. The country has long been a firm favourite for British holiday-makers, with its golden sunshine, crystalline beaches, historic sights and sumptuous cuisine. Treat yourself to a trip to make you feel like a Grecian Goddess once more, with months in lockdown…you deserve it.
Eat, Pray and Love in Lefkada
From tasting local flavours and lighting a candle in small church to falling in love with the island, local guide Andrea is half Slovak and half Greek and has more than five years of tour guiding experience. Discover Lefkada, also known as the Princess of Ionian Islands and take in the spectacular views from Profitis Ilias church and visit the traditional village of Egklouvi to try homemade delicacies in a local taverna. Dip your toes in the turquoise Ionian Sea at one of the famous beaches and get lost in the charming alleys of Lefkada Town.
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Hike the hidden treasures of Sami, Kefalonia with a local guide
Head out on a hiking trail to explore the area with local craftsman and guide Lambros, who has lived in Kefalonia for over 20 years. There is a variety of trails within walking distance from the beautiful town. The tour can be fully customised and highlights include exploring the ruins of the ancient castle of Palaiokastro, the fascinating remains of the acropolis of Kyatis, beaches, castles, monasteries, vineyards and picturesque villages in order to taste traditional cuisine. Lambros will take his guests to the best view points to take in the sweeping panoramas of the majestic Ionian Sea.
ToursByLocals, the world’s leading online marketplace for private tours, enriches the travel experience with 4,800 expert local guides leading tours in 190 countries. The four-hour Sami Hiking Tour Highlights tour is priced at £216 per tour (for up to 8 people).
Marvel at the untouched beauty of Vatos
Vatos is a small and peaceful village, situated 700m from the sparkling azure waters of the Aegean on the west coast of Corfu. The sun-soaked village was built on a mountain slope above the pebbled Ermones beach surrounded by lush greenery. Expect to see bursts of evergreen olive groves, zesty lemon trees and discover the authentically Greek tavernas and hidden beaches that dot the sparkling shoreline. Vatos is around 12km from the scenic town of Corfu, making it the ideal escape for those seeking tranquility but who also want to be immersed in local Greek life.
Bidroom offers a stay at Villa Kapella, a self-catered villa, just a 14-minute walk from the turquoise waters of Myrtiotissa Beach from £48pp per night, based on two people.
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