Greece

Across its wetlands, mountains and islands, Greece has a wealth of wildlife to offer, from colourful endemic plants and a huge array of butterflies, to fantastic bird watching opportunities.

Lesvos – easy birding and natural history

An exploration of one of the largest island’s in the Aegean, famous for its birdlife. We will visit prime birding spots to catch the best of the spring migration.

Trip report – Wildlife Travel Lesvos 2017

Holiday type – easy birding/wildlife

Lesvos – spring on an Aegean island

An ideal introduction to the flowers and birds of the eastern Mediterranean, our visits include chestnut woodlands, wetlands and flower-rich hillsides.

Trip report – Wildlife Travel Lesvos 2015

Holiday type – mixed natural history

Next departure – May 2018

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The Peloponesse – autumn bulbs and ancient sites

Late autumn is a glorious time in southern Greece and this area has a spectacular autumn flowering of many bulbs. This trip promises wild flowers, wild landscapes and wonderful history.

Trip report – Wildlife Travel Peloponnese 2015

Holiday type – mainly wild flowers

Western Crete – spring flowers and natural history

Crete is famous for its wildflowers – of the island’s 1600 species; almost one in ten is endemic! We explore coast, limestone hills and gorges in search of spring flowers, as well as visiting some interesting historical sites.

Trip report Wildlife Travel Crete 2016

Holiday type – mainly wild flowers

a taste of Greece