1. Greece
  2. Attica
  3. Athens
  4. Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Athens: Walking Tour On The Hills And Anafiotika Village

Product ID: 88133
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Get ready for an extraordinary walk around Athens city center by following scenic ancient pathways that lead to Mars Hill, Pnyx and Philopappou Hill to enjoy breathtaking views of Athens. Immerse yourself into a historical journey of the ancient city.
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Duration: 4 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a scenic walk led by an expert licensed guide
  • Enjoy perfect vantage viewpoints to capture the best Athens views
  • Discover the hidden Anafiotika area
  • Go on a picturesque walk close to the Acropolis
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Follow your expert licensed guide on an entertaining walk to the most famous hills of Athens. Your walking route will take you through picturesque Anafiotika and its island like alleys colored by lush bougainvillea flowers. Feel like you are rambling around the narrow paths of a Greek island surrounded by small houses with touches of white and blue everywhere.  

Your first hill stop will be on Mars Hill (or Areopagus) where your guide will explain the fascinating history of the stony outcrop. Your tour will continue towards Pnyx, where the Athenian assembly was held during antiquity, where democracy got its actual meaning. Aiming for the top of the Philopappou Hill, you will meet a Byzantine church and the place where Socrates was said to have been imprisoned. Reaching Philopappou hilltop, you will get to see the Monument of Philopappos and soak up the boundless view to Acropolis, Piraeus and the Saronic Gulf.

Finish up your tour walking along the cobblestoned lane of Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, where you will get the chance to admire the Acropolis from a different angle and take a look at the astonishing still working Herodes Atticus Odeon. A walk full of natural beauty and vantage points for the best photos of magnificent views of Athens.
Includes
  • A walk through the Athenian hills
  • Professional guide
  • All taxes and VAT
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch

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Meeting point

At the entrance of the Acropolis Metro Station (Makrygianni Street).

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From £263.08 Per group up to 2

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Product ID: 88133