On the slopes of Mount Hymettus

Discover the Mount which every Athenian loves


Your On the Slopes of Mt. Hymettus day tour will start with a van picking you up at your hotel in the morning. A Beyond Athens guide will welcome you aboard and provide you with general info about the day’s itinerary and activities and hand you informative material on the area that you will explore.

You will first visit unique Byzantine monasteries of the 12th-14th Century AC in the wonderful setting of Mt. Hymettus pine greenery, with the valuable support of our knowledgeable guide. You may want to combine the visit with some trekking or bike ride in the area, before being treated typical Greek salads, mezes (small plates), Greek herbal teas, wine and honey.

Later in the afternoon you will head southwards to Vouliagmenis Lake. There you will enjoy a swim in its natural year-long lukewarm nursing waters. Upon request we can arrange for you optional activities such as a a walking tour in the beautiful surrounding area (free of charge), a yoga practice, a massage by the lake or some other well-being and relaxation treatment in the prive area. Finally, you will be treated a drink/cocktail with some finger food and later a delightful dinner with a custom set menu in a handpicked restaurant on the coast, before heading back to the hotel.


  • Transfers with private car or van
  • A tour leader
  • Admission to the Byzantine Monasteries
  • A guide for the Byzantine tour
  • Admission to Vouliagmenis lake
  • A light lunch, happy hour and dinner meal
  • General liability insurance
  • All applicable taxes and VAT


►All prices include all taxes, fuel, insurance, and parking fees.

► The total price for the tour is per group size. Individuals may split the cost of the tour among themselves as they wish.  

►This tour does NOT include entrance fees to any archeological site and museum,meals, hotel accommodations, gratuities, or other client personal expenses. Driver’s hotel expenses are not included in the price but If our company book the hotels we use frequently you can avoid this cost. If you wish to book your own hotels then you need to pay a room for the driver.

► For your safety inside the vehicle, drivers provide commentaryonly when it is deemed safe to do so while driving. When your driver must concentrate during difficult driving conditions, please refrain from any distracting behavior as your safety during the tour is our top priority.

► Greece has strict laws and regulations in place to protect licensed tour guides, this it makes it unlawful for Tour Drivers to offer commentary about sites outside the vehicle. In order for us to comply with Greek laws, Tour Drivers may not tour our guests near or inside monuments or museums. Your Tour Driver will provide commentary and basic information only inside the vehicle. Only licensed Tour Guides may accompany or guide you at the sites you visit. If you wish to have a personal licensed tour guide please include this on your request.

► Your Driver will drop you off as close to the sites as legally possible and in accordance to the local Municipality and Traffic laws of Greece.

►Once you fill out our booking form and provide your credit card information, you are legally bound to a contract with us.

► Our service is solely confirmed when the potential customer has received an email confirming services along with the details of the tour. If the confirmation email is not received than please conclude that the service has not been confirmed. We suggest you contact us immediately for further clarification.

► Modes of Payment: Payment for the tour will be made in Euro funds at the end of your journey. 

Important Note: Only cash payments are accepted for licensed tour guide services.

Cancellation policy:

Please, note that there will be no charge if you cancel your reservation by e-mail within at least 5 days before date of requested service. If is not done in these terms, our company reserves the right to debit the "no show fee" on your credit card which is the total amount of requested services.

► Cancellations are accepted only via E-Mail so your cancellation is on record. We do not accept cancellations by phone, text message, or 3rd parties.

► If you have contacted us earlier asking for specific dates but have not confirmed those dates, it does not mean that these specific dates have been reserved for you and therefore may no longer be available. We will do our best to satisfy any need of a last minute request but obviously based on what we have available


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