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A Historical run, Highlights of Athens! provided by Drastirioi

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A Historical run, Highlights of Athens!

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from A Historical run, Highlights of Athens!
Face masks is not very good idea because will become moist. We ask for your and our protection: • 2 meter distance from each other as social distance. • We’ll provide sanitizer. • We recommend personal bottle of water, although we’ll provide you with water and a disposable cup.
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Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Welcome to Athens!! Is it your first time here? Would you like to see the sights while keeping active? Do you love running, jogging or hiking? If you answered yes to these questions, then this experience will be perfect for you! Join us for a 2 hour low level running tour in the Historical centre of Athens! Together we'll complete a running tour through the central pedestrian area, passing through the most important Historical sights. You’ll also have the chance to hike on the famous Filopappos Hill and take magnificent panoramic photos of the whole of Athens! Our previous runners have loved the opportunity to see the highlights of Athens in a short period and take some amazing photographs! Forget the bus, the bikes or scooters and keep active! - The experience doesn't include any visits inside or outside archaeological sites - This is not a guided tour but a run through the centre of Athens. (The running tempo of the experience is always determined by the level of the group)
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You'll start at
Monument of the Unknown Soldier
Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 133, Athina 105 57, GreeceThe meeting point is the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in front of the Greek parliament. Access by the Syntagma metro station. Watch the famous Changing of the Guard that occurs every hour!
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    Church of Kapnikarea
    Stop: 1 minute -
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    Pass by Tzisdarakis Mosque (o Moschea della Fontana di sotto)
  • 2
    Hadrian's Library
    Stop: 1 minute -
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  • 3
    Stoa of Attalos
    Stop: 1 minute - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Keramikos Archaeological Site
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Philopappos Hill
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 6
    Acropolis
    Stop: 1 minute - Admission excluded
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  • 7
    Areopagus
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 8
    Herod Atticus Odeon
    Stop: 1 minute - Admission excluded
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  • 9
    Arch of Hadrian (Pili tou Adrianou)
    Stop: 1 minute - Admission excluded
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  • 10
    Zappeion Conference & Exhibition Center
    Stop: 1 minute - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
National Garden
Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 1, Athina 105 57, GreeceThe formerly the Royal Garden next to the Greek parliament and near the metro station of Syntagma.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Monument of the Unknown Soldier, Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 133, Athina 105 57, Greece
Duration
2h
Return Details
National Garden, Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 1, Athina 105 57, Greece
Inclusions
  • pasteli
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Stoa of Attalos
  • Entry/Admission - Keramikos Archaeological Site
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
  • Entry/Admission - Herod Atticus Odeon
  • Entry/Admission - Arch of Hadrian (Pili tou Adrianou)
  • Entry/Admission - Zappeion Conference & Exhibition Center
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • The experience includes a low/level running, walking and hiking so if you suffer from heart diseases or orthopedic issues, for safety reasons I wouldn’t recommend joining
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Dimitr wrote a review Jul 2020
5 contributions3 helpful votes
Historical run is a great idea to have a quick tour of all the sightseeing that Athens has to offer you!!!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Beatrice P wrote a review Jul 2020
Cockermouth, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
Really amazing way to get to know the city and get your exercise in! Gregoris was such a good guide and made sure the run/walk was at the right pace for us! I'd do it again in another city as it is a great idea for getting to see which monuments you want to explore more later on.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Liliann wrote a review Jul 2020
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I loved the experience was a great and an unique surprise for my birthday ❤️❤️❤️. My and my friends enjoyed this tour!!!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Koukouva wrote a review Jul 2020
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Nice walk, nice experience. In one point was a little quick for me, but Gregorios lower the run ruthom so It could be good for me. I recommend it!!!
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Dimitra wrote a review Jun 2020
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It was very nice, I love running so the idea of exploring the historical center of Athens was really great for me!
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fragic2020
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Hidden paths of Athens
Great time great day great company. Gregory was very helpful and friendly and made us feel very nice and saw many s
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Περικλής Σ
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Great runnig tour
If you visit with your family Athens and want to have a quick tour of Athens then this is your activity. The runnin
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Γρηγόριος Δ
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Histoy and runnig
We had a Great time, running with friends as a group activity near the Historical sightseeing of Athens was an exce
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_L2551XU
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A must do!
Grigorios was an amazing host. I booked the experience only 3,5h before it started and he had no problem with doing
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shaharzadyaser
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A New Experience, what a way
Gregory is such a passionate guy to his work we learned a lot about Greece history in a different way, and the figh
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278aggelikip
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An amazing experience
During our visit in Athens my boyfriend and I decided to take part in this activity. Gregory was friendly and knew
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Joshua E
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Broad lessons on Greek history and warfare
We went as a couple and had the guide all to ourselves. The interactive part using shields and weapons was very enj
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vicky d
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Ski experience
It was an amazing experience.Gregory is a pro teacher and he helped us a lot.I recommend you to try it!
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ArisRomani
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Lovely experience
The instructor was really patient and positive, I never thought skiing could be so fun, will definitely be doing th
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apostolosfilippos
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Great day!
An amazing experience where you get to know the beauty of the greek mountains! The teacher was very helpful and ver
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niki7
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Excellent Work
The teacher is very patient, he tried to make ski as a piece of cake. I definitely recommend this lesson and I wil
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Chrysa K
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First time skiing!
It was the first time I tried skiing and I loved it! Gregory was very patient and with an excellent sense of humor.
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Περικλής Σ
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Ski lover!
My first time skiing and It was Great, it was terrifying first but with proper help, will get to a point that will
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Βασια Κ
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Beautiful day
Great day great time, Gregory was so helpful and I managed to forget my fear of heights. At the end, I was skiing i
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Martin E
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Argue like an Athenian and fight like a Spartan
Gregory was a very enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide who had an infectious enthusiasm for the history of Athens.
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  • Duration: 2h
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