Mount Lycabettus (also known as Lycabettos, Lykabettos, or Lykavittos) is a Cretaceous limestone hill in the Greek capital Athens. Its summit, at 277 meters above sea level, is the highest point in Athens.
The mountain is covered with pine trees, and it’s perfect for a hike to the top, where you’ll enjoy the fantastic views of Athens.
1 – 2 hours
Accessibility Level – Medium
Athens 114 71, Greece
Greek (formal), English
Babies, Kids, Teens, Adults, Seniors
If for some reason you are unable to hike to the top, you can take the Lycabettus Hill cable car.
Frequently Asked Questions
Best Time To Visit
Remember to check the weather a few days before the trip and before heading to the airport.