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Kéa or Tziá belongs to the Cyclades and is situated in the Aegean Sea. It’s accessible through Lavrio (Athens) by ferryboat in about 1 hour.
You’ll start in Athens with the unique self-guided walk ‘hike & bite’ which takes you through the greenest parts of the city along the ancient highlights. Strolling through Athens, you will be thrilled to discover this rich history as Ancient, Roman, Byzantine and modern monuments around. During the walk you will also discover the Greek cuisine as we have arranged 4 different courses for you in 4 different eateries.
The next day you’ll travel by taxi along the Sounion temple of Poseidon to Lavrio and board the ferryboat to Kea, a tranquil oasis and hiking paradise with an intact network of old kalderimia, paved mule paths. Your residence is in the well-kept town Ioulida in the centre of the island.
About the walks
You’ll make 4 beautiful walks around the island and you’ll visit the famous Lion of Kea and the unique archeological site of Karthaia.
The walks are mostly unsurfaced tracks; cobbled mule-paths, footpaths and some country roads. The routes are usually well marked. Most walks on Kea are 2-3 hours net walking time (without breaks); there is one longer route of about 5 hours.
About the accommodations
The package is available in three star and in four star category. It is possible to combine both packages and use hotels of both categories.
It’s a tour for active people that desire peace and nature and enjoy both quiet beaches and cozy villages.