From an easy half-day climb to a longer and tougher one, there are plenty of incredible climbing options throughout the sunny Mediterranean country. Whether it’s on one of the islands or the mainland, find the perfect adventure for your next spring, summer or autumn holiday!
Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Via Ferrata trips in Greece. The mountains are calling!
Composed of a mountainous peninsula mainland and more than 3,000 rugged and rocky islands, there are plenty of great via ferrata climbing options to be found all over Greece.
Among the most popular spots is the Aoos Valley, on the country’s northwestern border with Albania. Surrounded by Mount Smolikas, the Tymfi massif, the dual peaks of Vasilitsa and Trapezitsa, the via ferrata route is incredibly scenic and perfect for climbers of every level.
For those looking for more of a challenge, the Moní Koimíseos Theotókou Kleistón via ferrata, in Atica, is 6.0 kilometers (3.75 miles) logn and presents many steep and challenging parts; best reserved for experts only.
However, there are also plenty of intermediate-level via ferratas in Greece as well. Konitsa via ferrata, also in the Aoos Valley, is perfect for beginners via ferrata climbers looking for a challenge. There are plenty of others on the mainland, near Thessaloniki as well.
Around Athens and on most of the islands, the springs and autumns have the best weather for climbing, with temperatures around 18 ºC to 22 ºC (64 ºF to 72 ºF) and not very much precipitation. The summers are also extremely dry, but much hotter with temperatures around 28ºC (82 ºF).
Fly into Athens International Airport (AIA). From here, it is fairly easy to take a connecting flight to another part of Greece or take a bus and/or taxi for a nearby trip. Most guides will meet you in a city nearby the starting point of the trip.
May to October
Stay up-to-date on the best adventures!