Parnitha - Former Royal Palace
Mount Parnitha is by Athens’ northwest side, about 30 km away from the city center and is the perfect place for nature and hiking lovers, herb collectors and, oddly, gambling fans. Everybody finds something interesting on Athens’ most beautiful mountain and the highest around the capital city of Greece. All year long, hundreds hikers, climbers and mountain bikers rush to its slopes to take a break from the frenzied life of the city. Mount Parnitha’s vast National Park is full of pine trees and extends over three hundred square meters overlooking the city from an altitude of 1400 meters. Parnitha is home to thirty mammal species, including deer, rabbits and foxes, as well as for more than a hundred bird species.
Drive in luxury at Athens most beautiful mountain. Arrive at mountain of Parnitha where you can hiking, bicycling or just take photos of the breathtaking view. At shelter Bafi you ll have time to enjoy a coffee or a hot chocolate at the edge of the mountain and watching up to thirty mammal species, including deer, rabbits and foxes in their natural enviroment. Continue to the former royal palace at Tatoi through a wonderful off road tour. The view in this site is magestic. Last stop on tradition greek restaurant to enjoy a delicious meal.
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