Odeon of Herodes Atticus Small group activities

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Athens: The Acropolis Guided Walking Tour

1. Athens: The Acropolis Guided Walking Tour

This Acropolis tour starts at the side entrance of the hill and first takes you to the theater of Dionysos. Experience the theater of Dionysos, as you grab a spot on one of the ancient seats. Discover the birthplace of ancient Greek theater and continue your way up along the southern and sunny side of the Acropolis hill, passing by the remains of the first hospital in Athens, and the Odeion of Herodus Atticus. Marvel at the Propylaea, as you pass through this monumental entrance gate before you reach the top of the Acropolis. Here, you will take in views of the three temples: the Parthenon, the Erechteion, and the Nike Temple. Discover the tricks the architects used to build the monument and hear the myths that surround them. The Acropolis tour ends on top of the hill, where you can enjoy a 360° view of Athens.

Athens: Timeless Hills Walking Tour & Mount Lycabettus

2. Athens: Timeless Hills Walking Tour & Mount Lycabettus

Starting from the lively Koukaki area, where Trekking Hellas Athens base is located, we will first walk up the Hill of the Muses and the Hill of the Nymphs with fantastic views towards the Acropolis. Then our walk takes us on the Hill of Pnyx, where we check out the meeting place of the Assembly in Classical Athens — the quintessence of Athenian Democracy. We will also see the National Observatory dating from the 19th century.Our exploration then takes us to the Hills of Areopagus and the Odeon of Herod Atticus. We then get lost in the maze of the Anafiotika district, before we find our way toward the Acropolis Museum area.Next stops are the Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, and we then explore the National Gardens. We make our way through this historical park, and we will also see the Presidential Mansion. Finally, we start walking towards Lycabettus Hill , which surely offers stunning views of Athens! We pass by the bustling Kolonaki area on our way down before we end our walk in Evangelismos Metro Station. Distance of the walk ~ 7,4 km / 4,6 mi, including uphill parts

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What people are saying about Odeon of Herodes Atticus

The tour was organized by Little Owl Tours. They followed that up very well. Due to COVID (staff loss) and strike in Athens, our original reservation may have been canceled. They contacted us and solved it very efficiently for us. The Dutch guide and archaeologist is very pleasant and professional. She delivered a varied and captivating story that was a nice mix of history, archaeology, mythology and anecdotes. She also gave us a lot of practical information for further visits.

I did the hills of Athens walking tour with Magda and Yiannis. This was honestly one of the best tours I ever had. They were so informative and friendly. I learned so much about the different sites and enjoyed the beautiful sunset with them. They also shared some bits about local life with me. Overall, I highly recommend this tour especially with these two lovely guides!

A tour of the Acropolis without such a competent friendly guide as with Jessica would only have been a beautiful view and lots of white marble. This is how the story came alive. We enjoyed every minute. The time just flew by. Highly Recommended.

good guide and nice route with beautiful views over Athens. good way to get a good insight about how athenians live