Hidden Athens Small Group Walking Tour and Picnic: Plaka and the Hills of Athens

Escape the buzz of downtown Athens and head to its peaceful hills for a 3.5-hour leisurely paced walking tour, finishing with a Greek picnic and glass of white wine! Your expert local guide will introduce you to the gentle hills around Athens’ Acropolis, chatting about the area’s ancient history as you go. Discover the charms of Plaka (Athens’ Old Town), Anafiotika with its pretty Greek island-style houses and three of the city’s famous hills: Philopappou and Mars Hill.

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Duration

3 hours 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Local guide,Picnic,One glass of white wine
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities (optional),Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Agios Nicholas Rangavas Church
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Acropolis, via Dionysiou Areopagitou str., Athens 105 58 Greece

    The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. The word acropolis is from the Greek words ἄκρον and πόλις

    Stop At: Acropolis, via Dionysiou Areopagitou str., Athens 105 58 Greece

    The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. The word acropolis is from the Greek words ἄκρον and πόλις

    Stop At: Benaki Museum, 1 Koumbari Street, Athens 106 74 Greece

    The Benaki Museum, established and endowed in 1930 by Antonis Benakis in memory of his father Emmanuel Benakis, is housed in the Benakis family mansion in downtown Athens, Greece

    Stop At: Benaki Museum, 1 Koumbari Street, Athens 106 74 Greece

    The Benaki Museum, established and endowed in 1930 by Antonis Benakis in memory of his father Emmanuel Benakis, is housed in the Benakis family mansion in downtown Athens, Greece

    Stop At: Plaka, Athens 10556 Greece

    In the shadow of the Acropolis and its ancient temples, hillside Plaka has a village feel, with narrow cobblestone streets lined with tiny shops selling jewelry, clothes and local ceramics. Sidewalk cafes and family-run tavernas stay open until late, and Cine Paris shows classic movies al fresco. Nearby, the whitewashed homes of the Anafiotika neighborhood give the small enclave a Greek-island vibe

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Plaka, Athens 10556 Greece

    In the shadow of the Acropolis and its ancient temples, hillside Plaka has a village feel, with narrow cobblestone streets lined with tiny shops selling jewelry, clothes and local ceramics. Sidewalk cafes and family-run tavernas stay open until late, and Cine Paris shows classic movies al fresco. Nearby, the whitewashed homes of the Anafiotika neighborhood give the small enclave a Greek-island vibe

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tripodon, Athina, Greece

    Tripodon street is considered as the oldest street of Athens. It is located in the same place as it was 25 centuries ago

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Tripodon, Athina, Greece

    Tripodon street is considered as the oldest street of Athens. It is located in the same place as it was 25 centuries ago

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Areopagus, Acropolis, Athens 105 58 Greece

    The Areopagus is a prominent rock outcropping located northwest of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. Its English name is the Late Latin composite form of the Greek name Areios Pagos, translated "Ares Rock

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Areopagus, Acropolis, Athens 105 58 Greece

    The Areopagus is a prominent rock outcropping located northwest of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. Its English name is the Late Latin composite form of the Greek name Areios Pagos, translated "Ares Rock

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Anafiotika, Athens 105 58 Greece

    Anafiotika is a scenic tiny neighborhood of Athens, part of the old historical neighborhood called Plaka. It lies in northerneast side of the Acropolis hill

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Anafiotika, Athens 105 58 Greece

    Anafiotika is a scenic tiny neighborhood of Athens, part of the old historical neighborhood called Plaka. It lies in northerneast side of the Acropolis hill

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Athens Walks Tour Company, Sachtouri 3 Psirri, Athens 105 53 Greece

    Tour office

    Stop At: Athens Walks Tour Company, Sachtouri 3 Psirri, Athens 105 53 Greece

    Tour office

    Stop At: Agios Nicholas Rangavas Church, Prytaneiou 1 Tripodon, Plaka, Athens 10558 Greece

    Landmark Greek Orthodox church with Byzantine architecture known for being the oldest in Athens.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Agios Nicholas Rangavas Church, Prytaneiou 1 Tripodon, Plaka, Athens 10558 Greece

    Landmark Greek Orthodox church with Byzantine architecture known for being the oldest in Athens.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Prison of Socrates, 100 metres from the southwestern edge of the Agora, Athens Greece

    On the slopes of Filopappou Hill, follow the path to this warren of rooms carved into bedrock. It's said to have been the place Socrates was imprisoned in before his trial in 399 BC.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Prison of Socrates, 100 metres from the southwestern edge of the Agora, Athens Greece

    On the slopes of Filopappou Hill, follow the path to this warren of rooms carved into bedrock. It's said to have been the place Socrates was imprisoned in before his trial in 399 BC.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Philopappos Hill, Athens 105 55 Greece

    The Philopappu Monument is an ancient Greek mausoleum and monument dedicated to Gaius Julius Antiochus Epiphanes Philopappos or Philopappus, a prince from the Kingdom of Commagene. It is located on Mouseion Hill in Athens, Greece, southwest of the Acropolis.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Philopappos Hill, Athens 105 55 Greece

    The Philopappu Monument is an ancient Greek mausoleum and monument dedicated to Gaius Julius Antiochus Epiphanes Philopappos or Philopappus, a prince from the Kingdom of Commagene. It is located on Mouseion Hill in Athens, Greece, southwest of the Acropolis.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Koumpari 1, Athina 106 74, Greece
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • A minimum of 2 people is required to operate the tour
    • Comfortable shoes are advised
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 11 years
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Athens Walks Tour Company

Activity ID: V-5776HIDDENATHENS

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