GREECE

DESTINATION: GREECE

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Overview

Travel with Outdoor Trail Adventures into history with our outdoor trail adventures to the mythical, the ancient, and the modern Greece of today.  This adventure will allow you to eat your cake AND eat it too!   You will enjoy Mediterranean culture and their delights, ancient history of the Acropolis, the Greek Isles, the mountains of Central and Northern Greece.  Join us for one of our two epic adventures annually to Greece.  Each adventure will have a capstone trail race, either 100K or 100M.  Our first adventure takes us to the mythical Mt. Olympus, while exploring top tourist location in Greece, for the Olympus Mythical Trail 100K.  This trip takes place in early July.  Our second adventure will takes us to Macedonian region in northern Greece, the regional home of Alexander the Great, for Greece's premier 100 Mile event, the ROUT 100M. This trip takes place in mid October.


 

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Our Commitment

  • To offer a unique and customized trail adventure and holiday.
  • Create an environment where experienced and novice trail runners can enjoy the safety and camaraderie of trail running.
  • Create an experience and a personal connection with the ancient Greek history that molded our modern World.
  • HAVE A GOOD TIME AND CREATE GREAT MEMORIES.
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OTA DESCRIPTIONS


Mt. Olympus Mythical Trail (100K) OTA

This spectacular trail adventure will take you to Athens, the mountains of central Greece, and finally to the Greeks Isles, known as the Cyclades. Each trip tailored to meet the needs of each individual group.  We will bring you to some of the most coveted sites in Athens, the Acropolis and the Archeological Museum in Athens.  From here you will travel to the northern Greece and the town of Litochoro.  The home of the OMT 100K.  This is a locally hosted trail race that will have you summit the mythical Mt. Olympus in the early dawn as wondrous reds and orange light up Zeus's throne and the Plateau of the Muses.  Concluding your adventure in central Greece and Athens, you OTA will embark on the final leg of your when you travel to the magical Island of Paros for a 4 day / 3 night stay. Paros is situated in the heart of the Cyclades where you will be able to visit beautiful Greek Isle restaurants, shops and sites or simply relax and soak up traditional Greek Island life!  Optional visits to Marathon, Delphi, and a one-day multi island excursion are available and can be included to each groups' agenda.  Tailored holiday trail packages can be 6, 9, and 13 days in duration.

The ROUT 100M OTA

This remarkable experience will bring you the historic mountains of Northern Greece, Thrace, the birthplace of Alexander the Great.  Here you will traverse ancient footpaths used by his Empire and by modern Greeks to repel the invading forces during World War II.  Each trip is tailored to meet the needs of each individual group.  Upon arriving to Thrace you will stay in a traditional Greek village which embodies the Greek culture along with the food!  Runners will be able to compete in the ROUT 100M which is an incredibly scenic race is hosted by the top trail organizations in Greece. After completing your northern trail adventures, you will visit some of the most coveted sites in Athens such as the Acropolis which includes a private tour of the Archeological Museum.  Optional visits to Marathon, Delphi, and a one-day multi-Island excursion are available and can be included to each groups’ agenda.  Our Capstone option will embark your group to the magical Island of Paros for a 4 day / 3-night stay.  Paros is situated in the heart of the Cyclades where you will be able to visit beautiful the Greek Isles restaurants, shops and sites or simply relax and soak up traditional Greek Island life!  Tailored holiday trail packages can be 10 and 13 days in duration.

Your Greece OTA Includes:

  • Initial online or face-to-face meeting with your personal adventure planner.
  • Tailored group itinerary.
  • Tailored shake out runs.
  • Transit to and from the closest airport.
  • Accommodations for the duration of your trip (double occupancy).
  • Arranging transport to all trail runs and tourist endeavours.
  • One in-house gourmet cooked traditional dinner.
  • Breakfast included.
  • Personal trail guides.
  • Guided trail events.
  • VAT 21% Included
  • Welcome package, with tech shirt and AEI race drop bag.
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OMT 100K 13-Day Sample Itinerary (Island Option)

DAY 1: Depart U.S.

DAY 2: 0900 to 1600: Arrive to Athens, GR. 
Movement to Hotel for evening. 
Optional run: Acropolis by night

DAY 3: a.m.: Morning shake out run.
1000: Movement to Litochoro.
1400: Visit Thermopylae Museum and Leonidas Monument
1600: Arrive to hotel in Litochoro.

DAY 4: am: relaxing morning and breakfast
1200-1400: Race Check-In
1800: Start of OMT100K
2200-0000: Aid station in town to see runners

DAY 5: am: open for non-runners; local tourist attractions and local beach.
2000: Finish of OMT 100K and Award Ceremony

DAY 6: am: Breakfast and depart for Athens
1000: Depart for Athens via Delphi 
1200-1300: Lunch
1300: Check into Hotel
1400: Open afternoon/evening

DAY 7: 0800 to 1700: Visit historic archeological site of Delphi
1700: Return to Hotel and open evening
Optional 3-island / 1 day tour

DAY 8: 0900-1200: Acropolis, original Olympic (Panathinaikos) Stadium  from 1896 National Archeological Museum of Greece
1400-1700: National Archeological Museum of Greece
1900: Dinner in Plaka

DAY 9: 0700: Ferry Departs Port of Piraeas
1130: Ferry Arrives to Paros
1230: Arrive to Margarita Studio Hotel Leave for 3-day/ 2 night trip to Paros.

DAY 10 to 12: Itinerary Tailored to needs and wants
Excursions of your choice to Santorini, Delos, Mykonos
Local tourist interests

DAY 13: a.m.: Depart Athens, GR airport
p.m.: Arrive back in U.S.

ROUT 100M 10-Day Sample Itinerary

DAY 1: Depart U.S.

DAY 2: 0900 to 1600: Arrive to Athens, GR.
1700 to 2000:  Travel to Northern Greece.  Kavala, GR
Overnight in Northern Greece

DAY 3: a.m.: Morning shake out run.
a.m.:  Visit Drama Historical Site and old town Xanthi)
1500:  Make way to our race hotel
1800:  Pre-race brief

DAY 4: 0600:  Start ROUT 100M
0900 to 1800:  Local Non-runner day excursions.

DAY 5: 2000:  Official Finish ROUT 100M

DAY 6: 1000:  Award Ceremony
1200:  Depart “Race Area”
1230-1700: Return drive to Kavala and hotel check-in
1300: Check into Hotel
1400: Open afternoon/evening;  option group dinner

DAY 7: 0930-1030:  Return Flight to Athens
1100-1500:  Lunch and Marathon Site visit
1500:  Check into Hotel and open evening

DAY 8: 0800 to 1700:  Visit historic archeological site of Delphi
Optional 3-Island / 1 day tour also available

DAY 9: 0800-1200:  National Archeological Museum of Greece
1300-1600: Acropolis, Likavitos, and original 1896 Olympic Stadium
1900:  Dinner at traditional family tavern.

DAY 10: a.m.: Depart Athens, GR airport
p.m.: Arrive back in U.S.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cost, Initial Deposits, Payments, and Refunds

Our 10-day / 9-night tailorable OTA Greece packages start at $2,695.00.  Discounts are available for maximum capacity groups of 8 to 10 athletes.

Payments can be made via wire transfer, check, and credit card.  An initial deposit of 30% of the total group package cost will be needed to secure your holiday adventure with OTA.  The remaining payment must be remitted two months before the first day of your adventure with us.  Refunds for a cancellation of a group or individual will be provided, minus 10% cancellation fee.  In addition, we reserved the right to defer applicants.  Deferrals will be handled on a case by case basis.


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