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Tour overview

Join is on our Mt.Parnitha winter escape! A wonderful winter excursion, in the outskirts of Athens.

Mt. Parnitha is the closest mountain to Athens. It is the only National Park in Europe located so close to a capital. A natural wonder, with lush pine forests, which are home to more than 42 kinds of mammals and birds. Deer, forest animals and a wide variety of birds live in the National Park of Mt. Parnitha. During our Mt.Parnitha winter escape you will have the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful time in the winter forest, just 1 hour away from Athens. We will walk through the massive pine trees, encounter deer and relax in the warm atmosphere of our Trekking Hellas base. The Bafi mountain hut. We will enjoy a delicious cup of coffee or mountain tea by the fireplace and savor homemade winter Greek food.

You are welcome to extend your stay with us here in Mt. Parnitha!Depending on the weather, our Trekking Hellas team would be more than happy to suggest more exciting activities on this beautiful mountain, like biking or caving.


  • Hike in Parnitha, the closest National Park to a European capital
  • Choose between a variety of well-planned trekking routes, for hikers of all fitness levels
  • Enjoy a healthy Mediterranean meal in Bafi mountain hut
  • Spend a night away from buzzing Athens enjoy the starlight or moonlight and the silence of the mountain


Tour Summary


2 days

Period of operation: December – End of February

Price per person:

  • Min 2 participants: 210€/pp
  • Min 3-4 participants: 180€/pp
  • Min 5-6 participants: 160€/pp

Tour Details

Tour inclusions


  • Transfer from/to Athens International airport or city of Athens
  • Accommodation in Mpafi refuge 1 night
  • Welcome tea in the refuge
  • 3 meals in the refuge (1st day: dinner, 2nd day: breakfast, lunch)
  • Hiking in Mt Parnitha

Availiable accommodations


You will be either picked up from Athens airport or from the city of Athens and will drive to Parnitha, the highest mountain in Attica. During this ride, you will see the whole city of Athens from above. Upon arrival to Bafi mountain hut, you will be offered a welcome warm drink. After settling in, it’s time to relax by the fireplace and have dinner.

Overnight in Bafi mountain hut in a shared room.

In the morning after a mighty breakfast with fantastic views, you will meet your guide. Following a short introduction of the area and the program, you will start the hike. There are several routes to choose from, the duration of the hike may depend on the physical level of participants. After the hike, we return to Mpafi refuge, where you will be served the lunch and after some rest, you will head up to Athens or Athens International airport.



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