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Athens Environs : Hiking Mt. Parnitha National Park

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trip advisor recommendationPeriod of operation : Throughout the year
Price : Gone Up!
3-5 participants: 52€ /person
6+ participants: 45€ /person
Duration : 2-3 hours
Minimum attendance : 2 participants
Level requirements : Basic Physical Condition


mt parnitha is near athensMt. Parnitha is the closest mountain to Athens, and the only National Park in Europe so close to a capital (40km).

The National Park of Parnitha hides many secrets that few people know. So close to the city of Athens find refuge 42 mammals among them deers, foxes and many kinds of birds.

There are numerous hiking trails in the mountain of varied difficulty that are suitable for every hiker.

• Approximate duration of hike: 2-3 hours
• Days of operation: Any date upon request

mt parnitha is near athensOption 1: Athens - Parnitha
You will meet your bus driver at the lobby of your hotel at the meeting time. Drive to Mt. Parnitha, meet your English speaking guide and start your adventure.

Option 2: Cable car
You will meet your English speaking guide at the parking of the cablecar at the foot of Mt Parnitha use it to go up and start your hike from there

Price Includes

mt parnitha is near athensIncluded
• English speaking Trekking Hellas guide
• Transportation (upon request)
• Light snack

Not included
• Equipment
• Water and refreshments
• Complete meal

What to bring

Hiking shoes or sneakers, backpack with bottled water, comfortable clothes, a long sleeved t- shirt is recommended, sun block, sunglasses and a hat.