Bearing True South - Guided Adventure Tours in Greece


From the Acropolis in Athens and the gravity defying Monasteries of Meteora, to the Temple of Apollo in Delphi and ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, this epic 7 day road trip covers the highlights of the Greek mainland.
Experience rich history spanning over 3000 years in over a dozen different sights, savor the very best of contemporary and traditional mediterranean cuisine along the way, engage in outdoor activities such as river rafting, canoeing and hiking and explore ancient temples, monasteries, remote mountain settlements and castles.
Ideal for first time visitors to the country who are interested in history, culture, food as well as getting off the beaten path and engaging in outdoor activities. ? Experience the rich culture and millennia spanning history of Athens, including a guided tour of the Acropolis and the most important sights of the ancient center.

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Trip Highlights

  • Have a guided tour of the Temple of Apollo in Deplhi
  • Paddle down the crystal clear waters of the Lousios river in Arcadia
  • Hike the valleys around the gravity defying Monasteries of Meteora, after a canoeing trip in nearby Lake Plastiras
  • Enjoy the delicious regional cuisine of Greece, savoring local delicacies from all over the mainland
  • Snorkel in crystal clear waters in Nafplion, Greece’s first capital and have a guided tour of the ancient theater of Epidaurus
  • Do a lap at the ancient stadium of Olympia, where the Olympic games started
  • Brush up on your Spartan history by visiting Thermopylae

Dates & Prices

Contact for information and pricing on our 2021 departures.

Included in the standard tour price

Accommodation: 6 nights 3* and 4* hotel accommodation based on double occupancy

Meals : 7 Breakfasts

Transport: Minibus rental costs, fuel costs, toll costs, insurance

Tour Staff: Bearing True South Tour Leaders, Outdoor Activities Instructors, Local Guides, licenced archaeologists for the guided tours inside archaeological sites

Tour activities: All outdoor activities and day trips as listed in Tour Activities

Not included in the standard tour price

Airline tickets
Personal expenses
Travel insurance
Optional activities as listed in Tour Activities

Private Groups

If our dates don’t suit your plans, or if you want to experience one of our adventures with your family or group of friends, we can arrange a private tour just for you on the dates that suit you, based on one of our existing itineraries.
Furthermore, with a minimum number of 4 participants, all of our tours can be customized as far as date of departure, activities and itinerary are concerned, according to your group’s requirements. For groups of less than 4 travelers, standard tour prices are subject to change. In that case, please contact us in order to get a new quote.
For more information don’t hesitate to contact us with your ideas at : and we’ll get back to you shortly with detailed information and pricing.


If you want to arrange a private group tour based on this itinerary, please contact us with your ideas and we’ll get back to you shortly with detailed information and pricing.

Additional information


7 days

Level of Difficulty


Group Size

Generally 4-12, for larger groups please contact us, a minimum of 4 persons is required


12 years and older, younger kids travel at their parents' discretion and responsibility