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Tour overview

Hills of Athens – A Walk through Time is a walking tour designed for people who like to explore Athens actively. In 3.5 hour’s walk, you will be introduced to most of the important sites in the city, ranging from ancient to modern times! The walk is full of superb views and fascinating stories.

Starting from the lively Koukaki area, where Trekking Hellas Athens base is located, we will first walk up the Hill of the Muses and the Hill of the Nymphs with fantastic views towards the Acropolis. Then our walk takes us on the Hill of Pnyx, where we check out the meeting place of the Assembly in Classical Athens — the quintessence of Athenian Democracy. We will also see the National Observatory dating from the 19th century.Our exploration then takes us to the Hills of Areopagus and the Odeon of Herod Atticus. We then get lost in the maze of the Anafiotika district, before we find our way toward the Acropolis Museum area.Next stops are the Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, and we then explore the National Gardens. We make our way through this historical park, and we will also see the Presidential Mansion.  Finally, we start walking towards Lycabettus Hill , which surely offers stunning views of Athens! We pass by the bustling Kolonaki area on our way down before we end our walk in Evangelismos Metro Station.

Highlights:

  • An active walk offering superb views and fascinating stories!

Trekking Hellas offers an array of day or multi day tours in Athens city. You can combine Hills of Athens A Walk through Time tour  with Artisans & Markets Walk Your Greek shopping therapy tour or Get to Know Athens e-bike tour to actively explore Athens and navigate unfamiliar places! For travelers with special preferences or needs we also customize our tours! Feel free to contact us and we will create the perfect experience for you!

If you are interested in active and cultural explorations check out our Athens Sea Kayak tour or our hiking tour in Mt.Parnitha national park.

 

Activities

Tour Summary

Duration

3.5 hours

Difficulty level

Period of Operation: Every day
Price: 

  • 60€/pp for 5-8 participants
  • 80€/pp for 2-4 participants
  • 130€/pp for 1 participant

For less or more participants please contact us.


Participation requirements

  • Basic physical condition
  • Minimum age: 12 y.o.

Tour Details

Tour inclusions
  • Experienced Trekking Hellas Athens Guide
  • Coffee & snack
  • VAT
Tour exclusions
  • Anything else not mentioned above

Agency

Local Agency

Trekking Hellas Athens

Trekking Hellas Athens

FAQ

Every day throughout the year

 

Meeting Point: Trekking Athens,12 Parthenonos Street, Koukaki, Athens, 11742. (400 m from Sygrou Fix metro station / 500m from Acropolis metro station)- Click Here

Time: Morning tour 10.00 am / Sunset Tour: 17.00 pm

  • Hat or beanie, sunglasses, sunblock
  • Waterproof jacket/membrane (for the rainy days)
  • Your own personal water bottle. As part of our environmental policy and actions, we are committed to eliminating the use of plastic water bottles.

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