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 Tour

Accessibility Level

Accessibility Level – Medium

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General Info


Athens 114 71, Greece

Estimated Duration

1 – 2 hours

Spoken Languages

Greek (formal), English


230V, 50Hz

Local Currency


Recommended Age Groups

Babies, Kids, Teens, Adults, Seniors



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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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