Location: Vasilissis Sofias, Athens, Greece(See Map)
You will meet your guide at the entrance of Evangelismos Metro Station.Starting from a climb up to Lykavittos a Cretaceous limestone hill in Athens enjoy the stunning view of the city sprawled in front of you! We then pass through trendy Kolonaki square.To get to our next hill we will pass through the towns most important sites such as the Presidential Mansion, the National Gardens, the temple of Zeus,Hadrians Arch, the Odeon of Herodus Atticus and the Acropolis museum. Below the entrance of the Acropolis, walk towards the hill of the Areopagus,also known as the Hill of Mars that was the site of the Council of Nobles and the Judicial Court under the aristocratic rule of ancient Athens and will see the prison of Socrates before we continue to Filopappou Hill, or Hill of the Muses,from where the shell that destroyed the roof of the Parthenon was fired. Our exploration continues to the nineteenth- century Observatory,the Hill of Pnyx and the 103 meter high Hill of the Nymphs.
This 3-4 hour tour is ideal for those who want to combine hiking, walking, talking, learning, and at the same time exploring a new city.
English speaking Trekking Hellas tour guide A treat
Transfer to meeting point and from finishing point Professional Licensed Guide during tour Entrance fees to any archaeological sites and museums
What to take: Photo camera and water. What to wear: Light clothes, hat, glasses and shoes that are not slippery Need to have: appetite for walking, and imagination Non suitable for: people with heart or mobility problems Finishing Point: Thision Metro Station
Evangelismos metro station
Attica encompasses the metropolitan area of Athens and its suburbs, Piraeus, Lavrion and a few islands of the Saronic Gulf. Apart of the numerous archaeological monuments and the countless options for entertainment and shopping, Attica is a great destination for all … enjoy thematic walks around the city, follow pleasant cycling routes with family or friends, attend various gastronomy related events like cooking classes or wine tastings, try exploring Attica’s mountains with their rich flora and fauna through well maintained hiking paths. Or head to the sea where you can practice water sports or just relax in a cruise to the nearby islands.