Plaka, Anafiotika, Hills of Athens Walking Tour with Picnic

Tours & Sightseeing in Anafi
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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.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Acropolis, via Dionysiou Areopagitou str., Athens 105 58 GreeceThe 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 πόλιςStop At: Acropolis, via Dionysiou Areopagitou str., Athens 105 58 GreeceThe 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 πόλιςStop At: Benaki Museum, 1 Koumbari Street, Athens 106 74 GreeceThe 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, GreeceStop At: Benaki Museum, 1 Koumbari Street, Athens 106 74 GreeceThe 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, GreeceStop At: Plaka, Athens 10556 GreeceIn 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 vibeDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Plaka, Athens 10556 GreeceIn 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 vibeDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Tripodon, Athina, GreeceTripodon street is considered as the oldest street of Athens. It is located in the same place as it was 25 centuries ago Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Tripodon, Athina, GreeceTripodon street is considered as the oldest street of Athens. It is located in the same place as it was 25 centuries ago Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Areopagus, Acropolis, Athens 105 58 GreeceThe 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 RockDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Areopagus, Acropolis, Athens 105 58 GreeceThe 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 RockDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Anafiotika, Athens 105 58 GreeceAnafiotika is a scenic tiny neighborhood of Athens, part of the old historical neighborhood called Plaka. It lies in northerneast side of the Acropolis hillDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Anafiotika, Athens 105 58 GreeceAnafiotika is a scenic tiny neighborhood of Athens, part of the old historical neighborhood called Plaka. It lies in northerneast side of the Acropolis hillDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Athens Walks Tour Company, Sachtouri 3 Psirri, Athens 105 53 GreeceTour office Stop At: Athens Walks Tour Company, Sachtouri 3 Psirri, Athens 105 53 GreeceTour office Stop At: Agios Nicholas Rangavas Church, Prytaneiou 1 Tripodon, Plaka, Athens 10558 GreeceLandmark Greek Orthodox church with Byzantine architecture known for being the oldest in Athens.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Agios Nicholas Rangavas Church, Prytaneiou 1 Tripodon, Plaka, Athens 10558 GreeceLandmark Greek Orthodox church with Byzantine architecture known for being the oldest in Athens.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Prison of Socrates, 100 metres from the southwestern edge of the Agora, Athens GreeceOn 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 minutesStop At: Prison of Socrates, 100 metres from the southwestern edge of the Agora, Athens GreeceOn 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 minutesStop At: Philopappos Hill, Athens 105 55 GreeceThe 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 minutesStop At: Philopappos Hill, Athens 105 55 GreeceThe 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

What's included

  • Local guide,Picnic,One glass of white wine

What's not included

  • Gratuities (optional),Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Agios Nicholas Rangavas Church