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Summary

The Capital of Greece with dozens of crags nearby, most easily accesible

Description

Athens is a big city and in terms of climbing Atheneans are very lucky. There are nearby routes from 3 to 8th grade, short, long, sport, trad and mixed. Different crags may have complete different characteristics.

Climbing in Athens is friendly all year round if you choose the correct crag according to sun position

In general, if you travel by car approach is not an issue, most crags require less than 15 minute walking.

Approach

Nearest airport is Eleftherios Venizelos (ATH). Biggest nearby ports are Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio There is train (OSE) and bus (KTEL) conection with all major cities of Greece daily.

Where to stay

Athens is full of Hotels, hostels, AirBnBs so you won't have problem finding where to stay

Areas

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1,873
13m
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Dionysos Crag
34
393
15m
7
71
1,010
21m
Petra Crag
63
91
23m
2
Varkiza Crag
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