Athens Parks and Gardens

Athens has parks, gardens and green spaces that are worth discovering, especially if you want to get away from the city’s hustle and bustle. Mount Lycabettus and Philopappos Hill also offer stunning bird’s eye vision of Athens.

Best green spaces

National Garden in Athens

The National Garden of Athens is a large green-space with over 160.000 square meters adorned with over 500 types of plants from all over the world.

Lycabettus Hill

Mount Lycabettus is the highest hill in Athens, standing 278 meters (over 900 ft) high. It offers the best bird’s eye panoramic views of Athens.

Filopappou Hill

Filopappou Hill, also known as Hill of the Muses, stands to the southeast of the Acropolis. It offers one of the best observation decks of Athens.