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Athens is most famous for its archaeological wonders, but the golden sands and jagged sea cliffs of the Athens Riviera are prime for adventure. Whether you cruise the Mediterranean or pedal around the sights, here's how to get outside in Athens.

Sailing
Athens is ideally situated for a sailing tour, and there are more than 3,000 Greek islands to explore around the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts. Set sail along the Athens Riviera aboard a luxury catamaran and enjoy a Greek-style lunch or dinner onboard, or cruise around the islands of the Saronic Gulf and hop off to swim, snorkel, and kayak. Alternatively, make like a VIP with a private yacht cruise and admire the views from the Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounion.

Water Sports
The beaches along the Athens Riviera and the Attica peninsula are the ideal place to make a splash. Head to the windswept coast around Anavyssos to try windsurfing, kitesurfing, or paragliding, or dive in to swim and snorkel around the rocky inlets between Vouliagmeni and Varkiza.

Walking & Biking Tours
You don't have to leave the city to get active—stroll around the magnificent ruins of the Acropolis or explore Athens' hillside neighborhoods on a walking tour. Travelers can also saddle up for a scenic bike tour or make easy work of Athens' hills on an electric bike.
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Snorkeling Boat Excursions in Nea Makri Athens

Snorkeling Boat Excursions in Nea Makri Athens

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Spend the day exploring the bays and beaches around Nea Makri on this half-day adventure. After a convenient pickup from select hotels, travel by private boat to the island of Dipsa and take a refreshing swim in its clear waters. Snorkel Marathon Cape’s secluded bays and kick back on the gorgeous beaches of Schinias Bay. Enjoy bottled water, beverages, and snacks included in the tour price.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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€50.00
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€50.00
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Discover Scuba Diving, Beginners' Experience

Discover Scuba Diving, Beginners' Experience

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Get an introduction to scuba diving during a 3.5-hour beginner's lesson in Anavyssos. Get fitted for all the necessary gear at the local dive shop and listen to a 30-minute introductory lesson on diving theory on dry land. With your highly trained instructors, proceed to the sea for your first underwater experience. You will start at a minimum depth where you can stand out of the water. Once you're comfortable, head out to a maximum of 5 meters depth. Accompanied by your instructors, submerge using your newfound skills and look for aquatic life. Read more about discover scuba dive here.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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€68.00
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Discover Scuba Diving Experience in Nea Makri

Discover Scuba Diving Experience in Nea Makri

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Immerse yourself literally in the world of scuba diving on a 3-hour excursion from Athens. Complimentary transportation takes you from your hotel to the dive enter in Nea Makri. Learn the scuba basics from a patient instructor, then enjoy your first open water dive in the Mediterranean. All scuba equipment is conveniently provided for you. No experience is necessary and a guide is always on hand to assist you.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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€50.00
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Adventure Dives for certified divers in Nea Makri, Athens

Adventure Dives for certified divers in Nea Makri, Athens

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Explore the waters of the Evoikos Gulf. Board your boat in Shinias Bay and choose between dive sites including Dipsa Island, Platourada Island, and Marathon Cape. Enjoy a single dive on a half-day trip, visit 2 sites on a full-day excursion, or spend 2 days diving at 4 different locations. Discover the world beneath the waves, where you’ll find ancient relics, caverns, shipwrecks, and more.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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€35.00
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Athens Electric Bike Tour

Athens Electric Bike Tour

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Make easy work of Athens’ busy streets and steep hills by whizzing around the sights on an easy-to-ride electric bike. Glide effortlessly around the hilltop ruins of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens, pedal around the atmospheric Old Town of Plaka, and explore lively Monastiraki. Hop off along the way to see the New Acropolis Museum, Hadrian’s Arch, Panathenaic Stadium and the National Gardens of Athens.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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€47.00
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Snorkeling Boat Excursions in Nea Makri Athens

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€50.00

Discover Scuba Diving, Beginners' Experience

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€68.00

Discover Scuba Diving Experience in Nea Makri

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€50.00

Adventure Dives for certified divers in Nea Makri, Athens

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€35.00

Athens Electric Bike Tour

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€47.00

Athens Sunset Bike Tour

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€36.50

Off road experience at Marathon lake with 4x4 vehicles

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€110.00

Discover scuba diving for beginners in Athens

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€211.20

Small-Group Athens Sea Kayak Tour to the Temple of Poseidon

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€160.00

Shore Dive (certified divers)

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€35.90

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Athens Scenic Bike Tour

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€29.93
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PADI Open Water Course in Nea Makri, Athens

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€270.00

Athens Coastal Bike Tour

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€45.00

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Athens Morning Electric Bike Tour

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€39.60
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Electric Bike Tour of Athens by Night

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€47.00

Athens Street Art Bike Tour

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€47.00

Olympic Games Small-Group Workout and Race in Athens

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€50.00

Offroad Experience at Dervenochoria 

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€100.00

Cliff Diving Boat Trips in Nea Makri, Athens

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€70.00

4x4 Safari Lagoon Full Day Adventure in West Attica

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€105.00

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Unique Sailing Experience from Athens to Agistri, Moni, and Aegina

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€114.75
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Athens Sunset Bike Tour

Athens Sunset Bike Tour

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Hop on a bike for this fun and fascinating 2-wheeled tour around Athens, capped off by an unforgettable sunset. Follow a friendly tour leader to most of the capital’s major sights and panoramic viewpoints. Cover much more ground than walking while enjoying the flexibility to stop often and soak up scenes of daily life along the way.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Off road experience at Marathon lake with 4x4 vehicles

Off road experience at Marathon lake with 4x4 vehicles

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Leave the busy streets and tourist crowds of Athens behind on a private 4- to 5-hour off-road tour. Relax in transfer from your hotel, then enjoy a thrilling 4x4 ride around Marathon Lake and through olive groves and streams. Visit a Greek style theater and church, plus the Marathon Dam. After a coffee break, try your hand at driving the 4x4 over some natural terrain.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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€110.00
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€110.00
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Discover scuba diving for beginners in Athens

Discover scuba diving for beginners in Athens

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Experience the thrill of scuba diving on a five-hour excursion for beginners. Skip the hassle of public buses and relax in round trip transportation from Athens.  All gear is conveniently provided for you, including an oxygen tank and wetsuit. See eels, octopuses, and more, all while breathing underwater. Feel secure with DAN insurance and a small group size of maximum six people.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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€211.20
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€211.20
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Small-Group Athens Sea Kayak Tour to the Temple of Poseidon

Small-Group Athens Sea Kayak Tour to the Temple of Poseidon

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Leave the bustle of Athens behind for a half-day sea kayak adventure along the Athenian Riviera. Paddle up the scenic coastline of the Saronic Gulf, stopping for a swim and snack among hidden beaches and islets on the way to Cape Sounion. Admire a unique view of the Temple of Poseidon from the water, and then go ashore to explore the ancient archaeological site dedicated to the Greek sea god. Reward your efforts with stunning panoramic views over the cape and a delicious meal at a Greek tavern.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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€160.00
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€160.00
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Shore Dive (certified divers)

Shore Dive (certified divers)

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Escape the crowds at some of the most popular training dive sites in Athens during this small-group shore dive excursion. Ideal for travelers who want a relaxed scuba diving experience or travelers tight on time, dive at two different sites in the company of PADI-certified instructors and gain a different perspective on historic Athens.
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  • 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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€35.90
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Athens Scenic Bike Tour

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Athens Scenic Bike Tour

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Explore the ancient monuments and bustling energy of Athens on a fun and easy bike tour. Cover much more distance than walking while peddling along bike-friendly paths and streets, stopping to learn about the city’s long history and legends from a local guide. Cycle around the Acropolis and past other iconic ruins including the Ancient Agora, Roman Forum, and the Keramikos Cemetery.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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€29.93
€36.50
€6.57 savings
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€36.50
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PADI Open Water Course in Nea Makri, Athens

PADI Open Water Course in Nea Makri, Athens

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Become a PADI-certified scuba diver in a few days in the waters off of Athens with this stress-free package. Choose between a regular certification that takes 2-3 days and allows you to dive a maximum depth of 12 meters, or a more intense course that takes 4-7 days and allows you to dive 18 meters.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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€270.00
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€270.00
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Athens Coastal Bike Tour

Athens Coastal Bike Tour

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See a different side of the Greek capital on an energizing half-day bike tour of Athens. Cycle through the city along bike-friendly paths, getting a great perspective of landmarks like the Parthenon, before heading to the beautiful coastline known as the Athens Riviera. Soak up fantastic views of the Saronic Gulf while riding along the water, and see coastal highlights that most visitors miss like the Faliro Olympic Complex and Flisvos Marina. Enjoy leisure time to explore the marina, and take advantage of your local guide’s insider expertise.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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€45.00
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€45.00
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Athens Morning Electric Bike Tour

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Athens Morning Electric Bike Tour

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Hop on an e-bike for a leisurely morning cycle through the historical center of Athens. With the bike’s electric motor, you’ll save your energy for sightseeing on a route that takes in landmarks such as the UNESCO-listed Athens Acropolis, National Garden, Panathenaic Stadium, and more. Ample photo stops are included through the tour, and you’ll also get a break for a coffee or ice cream, depending on the season.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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€39.60
€45.00
€5.40 savings
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Electric Bike Tour of Athens by Night

Electric Bike Tour of Athens by Night

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Escape the daytime heat and see Athens’ ancient sights after the sun has gone down on this 2.5-hour electric bike tour. Meet your guide in the late evening, then hop aboard your easy-to-ride bike and zip around the city center. Cruise through atmospheric Plaka, or Athens Old Town, and see the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Acropolis of Athens and other historical landmarks illuminated against the night sky. This small-group tour is limited to just 11 participants.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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€47.00
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€47.00
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Off road experience from the mountain to the sea

Off road experience from the mountain to the sea

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With a constant focus on ancient art and architecture, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Athens and the wider Attica region had nothing else to offer the more than five million visitors it receives each year. Break up your visits to the Acropolis and the Temple of Poseidon with an outdoors experience that combines off-road alpine driving on Mount Pateras with a peaceful afternoon at Psatha Beach. If the weather in Athens is unbearably hot, this tour offers the chance to get the wind in your hair and to cool off with a refreshing swim.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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€115.00
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€115.00
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Private Cruise to Poseidon Temple at Sounio Cape with Snorkeling and Swimming

Private Cruise to Poseidon Temple at Sounio Cape with Snorkeling and Swimming

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Make the most of your time in Greece with this private cruise to Poseidon Temple at Sounio Cape. Enjoy the time on the cruise to the temple, about 43 miles (69 kilometers) southeast of Athens. Spend some time at the temple, the second most visited ancient site after the Acropolis in Athens. And then take some time to go swimming in the sea or snorkeling.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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€985.00
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Athens Street Art Bike Tour

Athens Street Art Bike Tour

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Discover Athens’ edgier side on this 3-hour bike tour through the city’s graffiti-sprayed backstreets and hidden corners where only locals go. Escape the long lines and tourist throngs to travel on two wheels to see where hip young Athenians are creating the city's modern alternative culture, including street art alleyways, unique cafés and offbeat shopping districts.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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€47.00
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€47.00
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Olympic Games Small-Group Workout and Race in Athens

Olympic Games Small-Group Workout and Race in Athens

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Claim your own moment of Olympic glory during this 2-hour workout session and competition held inside the Panathenaic Stadium. Learn details about how athletes of the past trained, and revisit the events that led to the first ‘modern’ Olympics in 1896. Cap off the trip with a training session in a historic gym and a race held on the main stadium’s hallowed track.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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€50.00
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€50.00
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Withlocals Dance Like the Greek Live Online Experience

Withlocals Dance Like the Greek Live Online Experience

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If you’re looking to stay active and immerse yourself in the culture of Athens without leaving your home, look no further. This Withlocals Dance Like the Greek live virtual experience combines a dance workshop and a dance history lesson all into one, with an Athens’ local who’s passion leads him toward the arts. Enjoy a fun, interactive session, and learn some really cool traditional Greek dance moves while you’re at it.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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€25.00
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€25.00
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Offroad Experience at Dervenochoria 

Offroad Experience at Dervenochoria 

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Our destination will be Parnitha, just 25 kilometers from the center of Athens. In this unique offroad experience, we start from the western side of Mount Parnitha and through the pine forest, with rich flora and fauna, and the mountainous dirt tracks we reach Dervenohoria, a cluster of villages that are situated in a picturesque and brightly colored plateau, at an altitude of about 530 to 570 meters.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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€100.00
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€100.00
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Cliff Diving Boat Trips in Nea Makri, Athens

Cliff Diving Boat Trips in Nea Makri, Athens

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Take a private vessel to Cape Marathon, which is known for its cliff diving. Legend goes that warriors jumped from these cliffs to pledge loyalty to their commanders. Now it’s your turn to show your bravery. You can also swim and snorkel in the waters beneath the cliffs, or simply relax and sunbathe on the boat.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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€70.00
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€70.00
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4x4 Safari Lagoon Full Day Adventure in West Attica

4x4 Safari Lagoon Full Day Adventure in West Attica

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Discover the western countryside of Athens with a premium 4x4 vehicle driven by our experienced Safari Captain. This 7 hours fun packed tour will introduce you to Loutraki, one of the most popular holiday destinations for the Athenians, driving along country and off road routes and exploring places like a local. You will discover traditional villages, mountains, monasteries, ancient sanctuaries, panoramic views of the Gulf of Corinth and even try a swim at the crystal clear waters of Vouliagmeni lake. Along the way, you will have refreshing breaks to get some great photos and enjoy a delicious lunch in a traditional taverna with wine. This is a unique experience packed with adventure, fun and amazing unforgettable scenery, just a stone’s throw away from buzzing Athens city center! Don’t miss it !
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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€105.00
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€105.00
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Unique Sailing Experience from Athens to Agistri, Moni, and Aegina

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Unique Sailing Experience from Athens to Agistri, Moni, and Aegina

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Escape the urban energy of Athens for the day and set sail for the Saronic Islands aboard a spacious Greek sailing ship. Find your favorite spot on deck to soak up the Mediterranean sun while island-hopping to Agistri, Moni, and Aegina. From ancient temples and wild peacocks to pristine beaches, there’s something for everyone at each stop. Swim and snorkel right off the boat, and indulge in a delicious Greek lunch onboard during this luxury island adventure.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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€114.75
€135.00
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