Going Up and Around Lycabettus Hill

Greece, Athens Guide (B): Going Up and Around Lycabettus Hill

After our visit to Piraeus, we spent the remaining days in the heart of the Greek Capital. And, to take a better look at all the incredible places to visit in Athens, we went up on Lycabettus Hill, the highest point of the city. Therefore, when you’re wondering what to do in Athens, go up here. You’ll soon get some inspiration on what to visit next!

Together with the Acropolis and Philopappos Hill, Lycabettus Hill is a great place to view the entire city of Athens. In one gaze, you can see from the center of Athens all the way to the coast, in Piraeus.

In order to get to the top of Lycabettus Hill, you can climb on a circular path by foot. However, on hotter days, you may prefer the funicular, at least for going up, as there is no shade on the path.

However, even if you decide to go up with the funicular, don’t think you won’t have to climb at all. You still have a lot of stairs to face up to the ticket office of the funicular!

When arriving at the entrance of the ticket office at the base of Lycabettus Hill, we saw a warning against Uber, taped on the window of a phone booth. We aren’t sure if it was a real warning, from a concerned citizen, or a fake one placed by their competition. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Going Up and Around Lycabettus Hill
Guide Location: Greece » Athens
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Lycabettus Hill   Acropolis   Philopappos Hill   the funicular   Greek-Orthodox church   National Garden   Panathenaic Stadium   Syntagma Square   Hellenic Parliament   the Presidential Mansion   the tomb of the Unknown Soldier  
Author: Mirela Vaduva
Read it on author's website: https://www.the-travel-bunny.com/what-to-do-in-athens-lycabettus-hill/

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