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Itinerary
The road we have chosen is also called “Aristotle’s Peripatos” or “Aristotle’s Walk”. That is the route Aristotle walked in ancient times with his students while discussing philosophical matters; hence Aristotle’s school of philosophy was called “peripatetic”. This run features all of Athens’ most celebrated monuments such as the Acropolis, the tunnel of Attalos and the monument of Hephaestus. We also pass by many Roman monuments which allow us to get a feel for the changes that happened between the Ancient Greek and the Roman periods. This tour combines physical exercise with an insight into the fascinating Ancient Greek culture, truly exemplifying the ideal: “A healthy mind in a healthy body”.
Locations visited
Acropolis
Temple of Hephaestus
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Overview

Combine sightseeing in Ancient Athens with a 6-mile (10-km) run that takes you around the Acropolis and other historical monuments. Follow in the footsteps of Aristotle along a route typically taken with his philosophy students and learn from an informative guide while you jog at a steady pace. You’ll hear all about Greek and Roman history along the way.

Highlights
  • 6-mile Athens run while sightseeing
  • Follow the famous route Aristotle took
  • Jog past Greek and Roman monuments like the Acropolis
  • Learn about the ancient world from a local guide
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Unforgettable Athens run

It was a really brilliant run around Athens taking in the great monuments, gardens and some great hills and views. The backup guide Antonis stepped in at short notice at a difficult time to make sure my run happened, which I really appreciated. And he...More

Thank jpdcowley
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile
Great Tour With Michael

If you’re a runner this is a great way to see historic Athens. Michael was fun and knowledgeable about this great city. Go in the morning before the crowds and the heat. Highly recommended.

Thank utahskier
Reviewed 21 May 2017
A great jog!

I went on a jog of modern and ancient Athens with Michael last week. He had a lot of interesting things to share, he spoke clear English, and jogged at a very reasonable pace. We were out for an hour and a half and the...More

Thank Carrie P
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile
Don't book-guide did not show

Being an avid runner and travelling solo to Athens I was excited to find a company that offered running tours of the City. I booked and received a voucher but that was as far as I got. No meet time and the local number of...More

Thank Llamalewis71
Reviewed 2 October 2016
Didn't Show up

I paid for the tour a month ahead of time and Stelios sent me an email confirming that he would meet at the hotel where I was staying. On the day of the tour, he did not show up. I waited nearly 45 minutes. After...More

Thank Dianna B
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