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Athens famous monuments, historic gems and a hidden green oasis

created by Elena
21 reviews

20,00 per group (1-5 people)

Play anytime within the next 3 months

Do you enjoy exploring off the beaten path? That’s what this self-guided walk is all about! By solving fun location-based riddles, you’ll follow in the footsteps of Elena, a Greek-American food and travel writer. Admire the iconic landmarks and panoramic views over Athens, get to know interesting facts about famous characters, and stroll through an enormous verdant garden where you’ll be treated to a bird symphony! You’ll also pop into the city’s oldest distillery where you can sample Greek spirits. Get ready for a playful discovery experience!

This playful walk across Athens sharpens your senses and encourages you to appreciate the most wonderful – and often hidden – details around you. Whether you know the Old City or just start exploring here, this experience gives you a perspective on discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.

We know you’ll love our experiences, but if this is your first, rest assured - you can solve up to three riddles and still get a full refund, or in case of the Wonder Walks - all subscription plans come with one week free trial. See our T&Cs here.

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10 riddles.
2 – 3 hours. 2.4 km.

Start inside Syntagma Square Metro Station on -1 at the “Fragment of a Mosaic Floor”.
End your adventure at Mitropoleos Square.

Local wonders you’ll discover on this walk include:
The lush National Gardens and its parrots.
The impressive Temple of Olympian Zeus.
The charming Mitropoleos Square.
The picturesque XI-th century Byzantine church of Saint Catherine.

Play 7 days a week, during daylight hours. 

 

You’ll receive an email with a link to your walk. The link is valid up to 3 months after the purchase. By tapping the play button your experience magically opens in your phone’s browser. No downloads. Super easy.

If it rains, take a break and wait for some sunshine, you can continue where you left off, or share the email with your teammates in case you run out of battery.

We recommend playing in a team of 1-5 people.

Check our frequently asked questions or read our terms & conditions.

21 reviews for Athens famous monuments, historic gems and a hidden green oasis

  1. Baaaaabbbeee

    Interesting discoveries along the route. Especially liked the old town streets! Finding our way was sometimes difficult …

  2. Grieken&Grieksters

    Great

  3. Mims x2

    no comment
  4. Schwanz Gans

    Exploring unexpected things in a superb way

  5. JW’s

    no comment
  6. Hermès and Aphrodite

    My 9 year old daughter and I enjoyed the walk and learned a lot about ancient Athens. The sites along the WSU are amazing especially the Acropolis!

  7. Stebrina

    no comment
  8. Doge to the moon 🌝

    Very Good fun

  9. Purzel und BigFoot

    Exhausting, but lovey and much to see.

  10. La team-couz

    no comment
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1. Choose your game

All our trails are created by locals. Buy the one that intrigues you the most. After the purchase, you’ll receive a link to your game via email.

2. Ready, set, go!

Go to the game’s starting location indicated in the email (play anytime up to 6 months from the purchase). Tap the Play button and the game will magically open in your phone's browser!

3. Find secrets

With each riddle solved, new cryptic directions will take you from one hidden gem to the next. You’ll unlock local stories and recommendations on your way too!

4. Win!

Play for the fastest time and get listed on our leaderboard. Or, take your time and share your best adventure photo using #secretcitytrails. Both might lead to a free game!

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