Mount Lycabettus

Mount Lycabettus

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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.



Approx. Duration

1 – 2 hours

Accessibility Level

Accessibility Level – Medium

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Price Level

Min. Price



Athens 114 71, Greece

Spoken Languages

Greek (formal), English

Recommended Age

Babies, Kids, Teens, Adults, Seniors

Pricing Details



230V, 50Hz


Additional Information

If for some reason you are unable to hike to the top, you can take the Lycabettus Hill cable car.

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