Europe Trip Leader

Dimitra Panagiotopoulou

Dimitra Panagiotopoulou's love of adventure was sparked in childhood as she followed her father and grandfather on hunting expeditions into the Greek woods. After completing her education, she worked as a sales manager at a big company for over a dozen years, but memories of youth and a love of nature motivated her to leave the corporate lifestyle and change her career. As a Trip Leader, she's found her niche. “I have a job I love that allows me to share my knowledge and experiences of nature and history with people from different cultures. It makes me feel alive.” Dimitra enjoys music (especially rock!) and a good book. She has a daughter and son and spends her free time knitting clothes for kids and adults.

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Upcoming Trips with Dimitra

Hiking in the Greek Isles

May 19-31, 2024

Sep 1-13, 2024

Sep 19 - Oct 1, 2024

Jun 2-14, 2024

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Client Testimonials

Dimitra is a gem—warm, knowledgable, and always helpful. She went above and beyond to make sure we were all comfortable

Barbara N.

Oakland, CA
Great Hikes and Cuisine of Crete

What a charming person! Great sense of humor and full of joy and life, She was perfect as a guide.

Ellen S.

Pensacola, FL
Hiking in the Greek Isles

Dimitra was personal, kind, engaging, and sincere. She was a joy to have on the trip and added a lot of color. She was also very supportive and always there to lend a hand when needed. Her laugh was infectious!

Jennifer R.

Torrance, CA
Greece: Zagoria and Mt. Olympus

Dimitra is an expert trip leader of the highest quality. She is extremely patient and knowledgeable, willing to put the time in to give us knowledge of antiquities, religion, geology, and more, resulting in the perfect Greek experience. No question was ever left unanswered and she went out of her way to look out for us every day.

Kim R.

Gloucester, MA

Dimitra is a kind and caring person. Her strong but unobtrusive presence was much appreciated.

Natalie S.

Howard, PA
Hiking in Crete

Dimitra was a great support leader and a great addition to the trip. Her professionalism was impeccable.

Polly V.

Chapel Hill, NC
Hiking in Crete

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