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Athens: Hidden Gems and Hipster hotspots in the historic centre

created by Elena Food and travel writer, urban explorer
31 reviews

28,00 per group (1-5 people)

Play anytime within the next 3 months

Are you a curious explorer? This self-guided walk takes you off the beaten path across the heart of the city. Discover lesser known ancient ruins and national heroes, the best rooftop view, vibrant flower markets, cool hipster hotspots and stores, and the oldest street in Athens – it keeps its name unchanged for 25 centuries! Along the way, solve fun location-based riddles and follow mysterious directions. You’ll unlock local stories and recommendations shared by an enthusiastic urban explorer, Elena.

This playful walk across the Old Town of Athens sharpens your senses and encourages you to appreciate the most wonderful – and often hidden – details around you. Whether you know Athens 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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17 riddles.
2 – 3 hours. 2 – 3 km.

Start on Syntagma Square (Pl. Sintagmatos).
End at the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates (Epimenidou 3) close to Acropoli Metro Station.

Local wonders you’ll discover on this walk include:
Impressive ancient ruins that will take you back in time.
The lively and spacious Syntagma Square.
The best (secret!) view of the Acropolis.
The charming Plaka neighbourhood.
The buzzing Monastiraki flea market.

Play 7 days a week, during daylight hours.


You’ll receive an email with a link to your game. The link to the game is valid up to 3 months after the purchase. By tapping the play button your game 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.

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31 reviews for Athens: Hidden Gems and Hipster hotspots in the historic centre

  1. Samantha

    no comment
  2. LovoDañañaña

    Very entertaining

  3. KimCarina

    no comment
  4. Arushi Joshi

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  5. Shmats

    It was fun!

  6. Pirates

    no comment
  7. Elena P

    Look out this tour through historic Athens will keep you challenged until the very end.

  8. los lobos

    no comment
  9. G & H

    no comment
  10. Just4fun

    Exciting, city, adventure

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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 3 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!

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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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