top of page

Hiking around Athens

Explore the mountains of Attica

  • 4 hours
  • From 30 euros
  • Parnitha, Ymittos or Penteli mountains

Service Description

We organise mild mountain hikes at the mountains of Athens for beginners and medium level hikers. For other locations or more challenging routes contact us. Parnitha mountain You will get to know Parnitha, the national park of Athens, through a different circular route. The route we will follow includes our passage from the location of Skipiza where we will admire the wonderful view and continuing through the wonderful fir forest we will reach the location of Mola where there will be time for a short break. We will start and finish at Buffy mountain hut. Route Information: Length: 9 km Altitude difference: 280m Difficulty: Average Duration: +/- 4 hours Ymittos mountain Ymittos is a wonderful close destination from Athens that hides many beautiful surprises. Countless paths, many of which lead the visitor through a wonderful forest on mountain terrain. The route we will follow is easy and ideal for beginners. We will visit the Byzantine church of the Taxiarches, we will move towards the Kaisariani Monastery then towards Kalopoula and then arrival at Pyrofylakeio, Fire brigade wachtower. Route Information: Length: 6 km Altitude difference: 250m Difficulty: Easy Duration: +/- 4 hours Penteli mountain We are hiking on the mountain of Penteli and the beautiful route DIONYSOS - THREE CHURCHES - TOP OF PYRGARI 1109m (return from the same), discovering the dense pine forest of Dionysos and the chapels of the Prophet Elias-Agios Nikitas and Agios Loukas well hidden in it. Going up we come across the abandoned quarries to end up at the top of Penteli 1109m with a stunning view towards Evia, the Argosaronic islands and the Peloponnese. The mountain of Penteli extends in the northeastern part of the Prefecture of Attica and at a distance of 30 kilometers from the center of Athens. Penteli as a mountain is famous for its unique marble, which was already used since ancient times for the construction of great monuments such as the Parthenon. Route Information: Length: 9 km Altitude difference: 650m Difficulty: Medium The hike is suitable for beginners in VERY GOOD physical condition (Suitable for children over 12 years old) Duration: 4-5 hours Basic Equipment you should have with you: - Backpack 20L – 40L - Hiking shoes - Elastic and comfortable pants for hiking - Windproof/waterproof jacket - Spare clothes - changes for after the activity (t-shirt, socks, etc.). - Sunglasses - Hat - Face sunscreen - Water (1,5 litre) - Snacks - Walking stick (if available)

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

-In case of no show of a client in a tour the Company reserves the right to keep the whole paid amount. -In case the client requests cancellation more than 20 days before the tour the company will keep 30% of the deposit. -In case the client requests cancellation more than 10 days before the tour the company will keep 50% of the deposit. -In case the client requests cancellation more than 5 days before the tour the company will keep 100% of the deposit. General Terms : Extreme sports and outdoor activities are subject to weather condition. We will send you the contact details of the instructor and the exact meeting point for each activity booked as soon as we confirm availability. Activities and tours with a minimum participation number can be cancelled if this number is not filled or rescheduled for another date according to availability. The company reserves the right to cancel a planned trip or activity for safety reasons due to bad weather conditions or other unpredictable reason. In that case full refund will be given. The company and the leaders may suggest an alternative tour or activity accordingly. Our Terms and Conditions page can be found here :

Contact Details

+30 6944056356

Andreadou 44, Athens, Greece

bottom of page