ANCIENT ATHENS TOUR – 10KFrom: €49.50
Fly past the crowds and go sightseeing on your own terms with our running tours in Greece. This iconic country played a huge role in developing European culture as it is today. Today, you can see the remnants of Ancient Greece first hand, alongside wonderful natural landscapes on the mainland and on the Greek islands.
On our guided runs, your friendly running guide will show you the classic sights as well as the hidden gems. You’ll get a unique insight into Greek history and culture that you can’t get on a one-size-fits-all sightseeing tour. This means you can ping questions and get personal recommendations for the rest of your trip.
From the open-air museum of Athens to the laid-back Mediterranean culture of Crete, our running tours in Greece have something for everyone. So meet your private guide, lace up your trainers and let’s go running!
Greece is virtually peerless when it comes to historical intrigue. Nowhere is this truer than in the Acropolis in Athens, with the Parthenon and all kinds of other relics from Greece’s grand past. Similarly, you can hit the legendary Palace of Knossos, just outside of Heraklion on the island of Crete. Our running tours in Greece give you an unbeatable perspective into Greek history from those who know it best.
If you’re a foodie, you’re in luck. Simple, quality ingredients are the order of the day in the quintessential kitchen of the Mediterranean. A leisurely lunch of olives, fish and Greek herbs is the perfect way to refuel after your run in Greece. This cuisine is only possible due to the country’s year-round wonderful weather. Perfect weather and delicious healthy cuisine combine to make running in Greece a blissful experience.
Most runners will be able to relate to the draw of Marathon, where the race was first run. As the home of the marathon and the Olympic Games, Greeks are unsurprisingly sporty. Throw in some of the world’s most stunning trail runs in craggy Crete and you’ve got a perfect setting for all kinds of runner.
So forget the standard guidebook tours and check out our running tours in Greece. The country is perfect for sightrunning, and we assure you it will live long in the memory.