Sunday Snapshot | The View from Lycabettus Hill | Greece

This post was last updated on May 18th, 2014

LYCABETTUS HILL

If you plan to visit Athens, you cannot miss the most famous attractions that make the capital of Greece so incredibly fascinating and historical. But there’s another interesting spot off the most beaten tourist paths that will totally make your trip: the view from Lycabettus Hill.

Do I need to comment on its beauty?

To get on top of it you simply have to get yourself through the beautiful neighborhoods of Athens full of classical buildings and orange trees and reach Aristippou street, where a cable car will easily take you on top of the highest hill in town. On top of it, beside the breathtaking view, there’s a lovely little orthodox church –in which you can light a candle and make a wish. There’s also a cafè and one of the finest restaurants in town with a superlative terrace overlooking  the city.

Since I’m hosted here today by Dan and Casey of “a cruising couple” I’ll dare a bit of couple advice: Want to propose to your globetrotting half? Book a table at sunset and do it there! If she doesn’t answer it’s because she’s still speechless from the view ;)

 

a blonde around the worldPam is an italian chick with a passion for photography, sunsets, green-tea icecream and rooftop pools. She first fell in love with the world when she moved to Sweden at 17 as an exchange student. Currently based in her home town Trieste, a cute little town in Northeastern Italy, she works full time as a port agent while trying to be a part-time world traveler, using every single hour of vacation she gets to explore our beautiful world. She recently opened the travel blog A Blonde around the World where she likes to share her favorite hotels, restaurants, activities and experiences in top destinations worldwide.

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  1. Great photo! I have been to Greece last summer so I have seen a very similar scenery. It looks even more beautiful at night with all of the lights on. I’m off to Athens in October so I can’t wait for that either. Are you guys planning to visit Athens in October as well? If so, we might meet up.
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    • We’ll be back in Costa Rica in October actually! Hope we can meet up somewhere one day though!! :)

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