A guide to private Greece tours – and why you should use them

A guide to private Greece tours - and why you should use them


Greece is known – for good reason – as the birthplace of civilisation. Greece is know for its culture, history, architecture, ancient ruins, art, museums and so much more. Given all of this, when visiting Greece it’s highly recommend to use private Greece tours – and this guide will show you why.

Why use a private Greece tour?

Peace of mind

Whilst there are many reasons for using a private Greece tour, perhaps the most important is peace of mind.

No need to worry about research or planning your trip, as you can leave every aspect to the experts. Private Greece tours know the best places, the best times and the best ways to visit, and so much more besides.

‘Local Knowledge’ really comes to the fore when using private Greece tours, even if it’s just how to get the best deals, or avoid the crowds, or even in what order to visit anywhere.

Value for money

As private Greece tour companies are regularly taking visitors to the famous sights and places in Greece, they usually can offer the most competitive prices – often not available to tourists. This is because private Greece tours have spent years building up relationships with tourism operators, venues and facilities. Additionally, as private Greece tours bring a regular stream of customers and tourists to the venues and sights, in turn they are generally offered ‘insider’ prices, which of course are passed onto their own customers.

Reputation and customer service

As Greece is always one of the most popular tourism destinations in the world, private Greece tours have to maintain an excellent level of customer service and reputation. Due to competition, if any private Greece tour was offering sub-standard service, it’s highly likely they would not survive and potential tourist and businesses will go elsewhere.

It’s also easy to research private Greece tours, as the more reputable tour providers advertise widely, especially on social media and elsewhere online. Feedback and reviews can be easily viewed to help tourists and visitors to Greece to choose the best private Greece tours.

What can I see or do using private Greece tours?

Private Greece tours can offer visitors so much, whether it’s activities, sightseeing, museums, adventure sports, walking/hiking tours, day trips etc.

Popular activities that visitors use private Greece tours for include :-

  • Acropolis Museum (Athens)
  • Acropoils
  • Meteora (Kastraki)
  • Parthenon
  • Delphi day trip
  • Multi-day Classical Greece tours (UNESCO World Heritage sites such as Olympia, Delphi, Mycenae and Epidaurus)
  • Elafonissi Beach (Elafonissi)
  • Temple of Hephaestus
  • Santorini
  • Heraklion Archaeological Museum

Conclusion : use private Greece tours to maximise your trip to Greece

In addition to peace of mind, reputation/customer service and value for money, using a private Greece tours makes sense because you will see the best of Greece with expert assistance.

Maybe you will visit ancient archaeological ruins with an expert guide, or perhaps need a foreign language/translator, rest assured that using a private Greece tour makes sense for both your pocket and your experience.

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