Outdoor Activities in Athens

Outdoor activities in Athens are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Athens comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Athens and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Athens has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Athens.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Athens:

  1. #1 of 301 Outdoors Activities in Athens
    - Used in 15266 itineraries
    Acropolis

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Acropolis of Athens, Athens, Kentrikos Tomeas Athinon, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    The Acropolis is one of the classical monuments in Athens that have defined its cityscape. Acropolis refers to a group of ancient Greek buildings lying at a slight height in the ancient city of Athens...Read more

  2. #2 of 301 Outdoors Activities in Athens
    - Used in 14027 itineraries
    Parthenon

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Parthenon, Acropolis, Athens

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    The Parthenon is undoubtedly one of the most iconic structures in the Acropolis. It was built as a temple. The columns of the building surround the inner sanctum. This lovely piece of architecture was...Read more

  3. #3 of 301 Outdoors Activities in Athens
    - Used in 12615 itineraries
    Acropolis Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Sculpture

    Address: 15 Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Τ.Κ. 11742, Athens (Prefecture of Attiki)

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Acropolis museum is perhaps the most visited museums in Athens. The museum is both informative as well as important from the collection point of view. It has several historic artifacts from the an...Read more

  4. #4 of 301 Outdoors Activities in Athens
    - Used in 13650 itineraries
    Erechtheion

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Another testament to the astonishing architecture of the Ancient Greeks, the Erechtheion was built as a supplementary temple to the Parthenon in 420 BC. What strikes the visitor regarding its str...Read more

  5. #5 of 301 Outdoors Activities in Athens
    - Used in 8411 itineraries
    Theatre Of Dionysus

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Theatre, Architecture

    Address: Temple of Dyonysus, Acropolis, Athens, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Theatre of Dionysus may be a ruin but what a gorgeous ruin that is. The place in its hay days could accommodate a whopping 17000 residents of old Grecia. One of the oldest ones that have seen the ...Read more

  6. #6 of 301 Outdoors Activities in Athens
    - Used in 14043 itineraries
    Temple Of Athena Nike

    Tags: Monument

    Address: Acropolis, Dionysiou Areopagitou, Athina 105 58, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Temple of Athena Nike is in many ways the amalgamation of two different phases of history. The building stands for victory and was built for Athena in her victorious manifestation. A beautiful ode to ...Read more

  7. #7 of 301 Outdoors Activities in Athens
    - Used in 11426 itineraries
    Plaka

    Tags: Museum, Cafe, Souvenir Shop

    Address: Plaka, Athens, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Plaka is a lovely old-town-like area close to the city of Athens. This wonderful neighbor of Acropolis is known for offering lovely strolls across its narrow lanes, replete with an innate Greek c...Read more

  8. #8 of 301 Outdoors Activities in Athens
    - Used in 7473 itineraries
    National Archaeological Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 28is Oktovriou 44, Athina 106 82, Greece

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Being such a historic city, there is a lot to see in the National Archeological Museum of Athens. If you are in Athens and want to know more about the glorious days of Greek civilization, the Roman pe...Read more

  9. #9 of 301 Outdoors Activities in Athens
    - Used in 9056 itineraries
    Ancient Agora

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Adrianou 24, 10555 Athens

    Timings: 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    True to its central location in the center of the city, the Ancient Agora formed an important part of the social and political life of Greece in the ancient times. It consists of a set of buildings th...Read more

  10. #10 of 301 Outdoors Activities in Athens
    - Used in 7011 itineraries
    Lykavittos Hill

    Tags: View Point, Hill

    Address: Athens 114 71, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Lykavittos Hill in Greece is a lovely vantage point a top Athens to gaze at the city from. The green and lovely hill is very popular with the locals and is slowly gaining popularity with the tourists ...Read more

  11. #11 of 301 Outdoors Activities in Athens
    - Used in 7905 itineraries
    Panathenaic Stadium

    Tags: Stadium, Historical Site, Heritage Building

    Address: Agras, Athina 116 36, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Constructed in 4th Century B. C, the Panthenaic Stadium is reclaimed to have hosted some of the most significant events in Athens. With a series of reconstructions since then, this stadium has become ...Read more

  12. #12 of 301 Outdoors Activities in Athens
    - Used in 8414 itineraries
    Temple Of Hephaestus

    Tags: Monument

    Address: Athens 105 55, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Temple of Hephaestus or the Hephaestieon is the temple dedicated to the Greek god of metal. This impressive structure with several columns was built in 415 BC. What is most impressive about the te...Read more

  13. #13 of 301 Outdoors Activities in Athens
    - Used in 8562 itineraries
    Syntagma Square

    Tags: Walking Area, Entertainment, Leisure, Square

    Address: Platia Sintagmatos, Athina, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Syntagma Square is perhaps the most important place in the city of Athens. This central square is the focal point of transport as well as all public activities in Athens. It is a meeting point as ...Read more

  14. #14 of 301 Outdoors Activities in Athens
    - Used in 8309 itineraries
    Arch Of Hadrian

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Amallias Avenue, near Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Arch of Hadrian was erected in honour of the Roman emperor Hadrian sometime during the 131/132 A.D. An inscription on the western side of the arch states, ‘This is Athens, the ancient city o...Read more

  15. #15 of 301 Outdoors Activities in Athens
    - Used in 5500 itineraries
    National Gardens

    Tags: Garden

    Address: Amalias 1, Αμαλίας 1, Athina 105 57, Greece

    Timings: 06:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    The National Gardens Athens in Greece are a wonderful hang out spot as well as a meeting point for the locals. It located near Syntagma metro station and right next to the Greek parliament. Touri...Read more