Win a locally-made trip to Greece for two!

August 2019 Prize Draw

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Mount Lycabettus, AthensThis prize draw is now closed.

This month our partner, Evaneos, is offering a super trip, visiting Athens and two of the Cyclades islands, Paros and Naxos, with flights included. For two people, this tour will last a week and be created by Albert, Evaneos’ hand-picked local expert in Greece, ensuring the prize winner and their companion get real insights into the area.

Boasting UNESCO-listed historical sites, whitewashed houses, world-renowned gastronomy, and exquisite beaches, Greece is a favourite destination for all travellers looking for culture, adventure, and relaxation.

The Caryatid Porch of the Erechtheion, Acropolis, AthensAthens: The cradle of Western civilization

After landing in Athens, depending on your arrival time, you can begin to discover the highlights of some of Greece’s most magnificent ruins with your local guide, and witness the heritage that still courses through its streets. Learn about the fascinating history of the ‘Acropolis’ and ‘Pantheon’, and indulge in some shopping at the Monastiraki market while you sip on some tsipouro (pomace brandy or marc).

Paros: Island paradise in Paros

Naoussa, Paros

A short ferry ride from Athens will take you to the island of Paros, where you’ll have the chance to put your feet up at any one of these beautiful spots: Golden Beach, Kolymbithres or Santa Maria. After re-energising yourself, discover the charming traditional villages of Parka, Lefkes, and Naoussa with your guide, and ditch the afternoon crowds by taking a boat to the small island of Antiparos for a fix of crystal-clear water and Cycladic architecture.

Naxos: An underrated treasure

Apollo Temple, NaxosThe last stop of your trip before returning to Athens is the island of Naxos, one of Greece’s most wonderful hidden gems. This region offers sites and activities for everyone: food enthusiasts can indulge in some Mediterranean cuisine at Chora, the capital of Naxos, while explorers can go on an excursion to the traditional villages of Apiranthos and Halki with a local guide to gain an insight into Greek traditions. As for our adventure enthusiasts, Naxos has plenty of hiking trails to explore, as well as the opportunity to kitesurf in Mikri Vigla.

Locally-made trips

Evaneos is an award-winning platform that allows travellers to create tailor-made tours with hand-picked local travel agents based around the world. Through this direct-to-local approach, travellers are given access to unparalleled local expertise, middleman-free prices, and 24:7 on-the-ground assistance throughout each trip. All of the local agents Evaneos works with are English-speaking professionals who specialise in creating customised trips, and who are passionate about helping travellers discover the amazing destinations in which they live.

Validity: The prize trip (including flights) will be valid a year from the date of winner chosen, subject to availability.

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This prize draw closes on 31 August 2019 and the winner will be notified in early September.


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  • stainforthtravel
    about 2 months ago
    An absolutely dream prize
  • Warren132
    about 2 months ago
    What a great prize - would love this!
  • SilverTravelUser_3660
    about 2 months ago
    Greece and its islands are stunning! One of my favourites is Kefalonia.
  • Devonsun1
    about 2 months ago
    Oh I love Greece! So many islands, amazing beaches, sleepy villages, culture and history in bucketloads, souvlaki, feta, baklava, honey...❤️
  • Lisa24
    about 2 months ago
    Myself and my Husband Love Greece We Go every year as a couple and with family and friends it’s the perfect holiday destination for us we have been going for over twenty years and never get bored we love the people they are so friendly
  • PenDavid
    about 2 months ago
    Another one to tick off my retirement bucket list!!
  • Skylark590
    about 2 months ago
    My first ever trip abroad in 1974 was a school trip to Athens. I have the most fantastic memories, it would be wonderful to take my husband and enjoy the cultural experience with him.
  • CathyL
    about 2 months ago
    Like many others we travelled around the Greek islands in the 70’s when we were green not silver! Love to revisit!
  • eeee
    about 2 months ago
    My first visit to Greece was 40 years ago with a flight to Athens and a ferry to Naxos - a big adventure in those days! But such a good time it got me hooked on visiting the Greek islands for many years. I'd love to go back to see how its changed.
  • clicker2
    about 2 months ago
    It’s on our holiday list for next year to visit Greece for the first time so gathering as much information/reviews and opinions as possible to make wise choices
  • Gonefromrushbury
    about 2 months ago
    Lying in bed reading this article, sweet dreams float by and I'm not even asleep - certainly a destination for lovers of both beauty and history - please take me there!
  • cherries
    about 2 months ago
    Wonderful prize
  • SilverTravelUser_1612
    about 2 months ago
    We love travelling to Athens, the perfect mix of delicious Greek food, amazing history and exciting culture. I always like to revisit the Greek myths when I go.
  • wendybiv
    about 2 months ago
    My trip to Corfu left me wanting to see more of Greece, I loved it!
  • Daisie
    about 2 months ago
    Absolutely love Greece!
  • boxford
    about 2 months ago
    Whilst I've been to most countries in Europe I've never been to Greece. It looks great and I'd particularly like to visit the Pantheon.
  • ruby
    about 2 months ago
    I went to Greece over 30 years ago with 2 girlfriends and had a horrendous holiday! I swore i would never go back. My husband talked me into going to Crete last year and i can honestly say it was the best holiday i ever had! I wish i'd gone back sooner and i will definitely go back again!
  • Winifred22
    about 2 months ago
    Never been to Greece - would love this amazing trip!
  • Sarah1271
    about 2 months ago
    Wonderful prize never been to Greece so this would be perfect
  • KayD
    about 2 months ago
    Many years ago I went Island hopping on the Greek ferries, since then I have been in love with the Greek islands ... it would be wonderful to go back and relive these memories
  • Marylou
    about 2 months ago
    Having never been to Greece I would love to experience the wild beauty of the Greek islands.
  • ptak5566
    about 2 months ago
    Would be wonderful to see some of the lesser known islands of Greece, thank you
  • Juniper
    about 2 months ago
    Have only holidayed in Crete, I would love to win this so that I could explore other parts of Grrece
  • cloudzulu
    about 2 months ago
    awesome prize, have never been to Greece
  • Brian1
    about 2 months ago
    #Anita1 Ευχαριστώ! :)