Hellenic Adventures, operated by Greek native Leftheris Papageorgiou, specializes in travel to Greece, Turkey, and Italy. The company offers a unique array of services including fully escorted small-group tours, called "Travels with Leftheris™," customized itineraries for groups, pre-packaged independent travel itineraries, cruises, and bare boat or crewed yacht charters. Over the past 17 years, Leftheris has logged over 70,000 miles in Greece, Turkey and Italy, seeking out the best and most unique places to charm the visitor. He has begun to explore other parts of the world with the same keen eye and interest in discovery. Additional countries of the Mediterranean and in South America will be included in the future. With his expertise and attention to detail, Leftheris continues to carve a remarkable niche for travelers who appreciate personal service, knowledgeable tour leaders, and out-of-the-way places.

Travels With Leftheris™
"How do you describe the trip of a lifetime? Every island was unique. We liked the fact that we weren't on a big tour... we had so much fun." -Bette Noble, Burnsville, Minnesota (on Sailing the Cycladic Circle)

» We keep our groups small (no more than 14) so that each traveler has up-close-and-personal contact with the guide, and lectures at tour sites can be
more like conversations. One of our 'tour' groups is much like a group of friends traveling together. With our wonderful guides, it is like visiting a new place and having a friend show you around.

» These small groups allow us to frequent the lovely small restaurants and tavernas that the locals do. Our meals are fabulous multi-course 'feasts' and feature the best of local wines.

» There are no hidden costs in the price of our trips. We include tips to guides, drivers, and all cruise personnel. Our guests have been most appreciative of having these details taken care of and enjoy the additional little surprises that we offer along the way.

Complete Independent Travel Packages
"Worth every cent! Each one of my FIVE (!) Hellenic Adventures trips has been spectacular, very special, unforgettable. You cannot experience Greece this way without Hellenic Adventures. THANKS-YOU ARE THE BEST!"
-Dr. Lee Furlong, Seal Rock, Oregon

Discriminating travelers love our quality service and personal knowledge of all services and sites. We book the hotels, arrange for transfers, car rentals, private guides, boat charters, cruises-everything for your dream trip. Special itineraries custom-designed for weddings and romantic honeymoons will provide memories to last a lifetime!

Unique soft adventures take you to the little explored wilderness of Greece. Hike, bike, swim, raft, and explore mountain refuges, river deltas, secluded lakes, and quiet streams with local guides.

Wholesale representative for Royal Olympia Cruise Lines, Costa Cruises and Star Clipper, the majestic 170-passenger "tall ship" sailing yachts.

Customized Travel
“Yours is such a special company. Please don’t get so big that you lose that personal touch. We’re not finished with Greece yet.” —Ned and Margaret Perry, Jackson, Mississippi (on their second customized trip)

» Customized itineraries for your large or small group. Hellenic Adventures has arranged custom travel for such groups as the Minneapolis Institute of Arts’ docents, Harmony Network in California, and the League of Women Voters, as well as multigenerational families, sailing clubs, professional organizations, and groups of good friends.

» Organized to meet your group’s unique interests: religion, history, sailing, birding, education, archaeology, mythology, art, soft adventure.

» Conference and incentive travel.

Yacht & Sailboat Chartering
and Cruises
"A very comfortable boat, great crew and captain! A well-managed trip, the group enjoyed it tremendously. Some said it was the best trip they've ever had... thanks for taking such good care of us." -Darlene Dehne, Chicago, Illinois

» Offering a full range of services from solo sailing to Santorini to chartered yachts for 50 through the Greek islands, and along the Turquoise Coast of Turkey.

» Bare boats and crewed boats.

» Motor sailers, cruising yachts, sailing yachts, 29 foot to 200 foot boats.

» First-rate skippers and crews.