Hidden Vantage Point With A View

When pirates raided the Cyclades islands, the inhabitants had to develop coping strategies to save their lives. Gain rare insight about how they chose specific areas to build their homes in a way that would protect them against foreign attacks. Even today, with no looming threat of pirates, many locals still embrace this tried-and-tested way of life with its many benefits. Delight in seeing how the old locals’ ancient wisdom still works today.

Tour Highlights:

The old village of Danakos, the Byzantine monastery of “Fotodotis”, great high views, olive groves, Danakos spring .


  • Distance: 4.5 km
  • Level: Moderate
  • Total duration: 3.5+ hours ( plus the driving time 2+h)


  • flexible starting time
  • certified guide/narrator
  • guided tour around included sights and spots of interest
  • bottled water, bio local refreshment and snacks
  • all taxes

Does not include:

  • personal expenses
  • tips

Rates for private tours
1 to 3 persons: from 145 euros
4 to 8 persons: from 75 euros