Climb the hills around the Acropolis, hear their ancient myths, savor a picnic of Greek 'mezze' (snacks) as you admire the views and listen to live traditional Greek tunes from local musicians. Enjoy as locals do the panoramic views of the Acropolis and the city illuminated at sunset with a side order of Greek ' (snacks) and music. Delve into the pleasant paths, and climb the rock- and pine-clad hills of the Muses and Nymphs near the Acropolis while you leat about the ancients called Philopappos the 'Hill of the Muses' for being inhabited by the nine muses, and how the Hill of the Pnyx was the site of Athens' early political assemblies. Listen to more legends, and admire the spectacular views of the Acropolis and Athens, all bathed in lights, music and good food. Listen traditional music, dance, drink and eat like locals do. Find the connection between the ancient God Dionisos and Athenians. Who finally was the beloved God or Godessen of Athens Dionysos or Athena? Which is the connection of Philosophy Muses and Dionisos in Ancient Athens? What happened to the god of ecstasy, fertililty is he still alive in modern Athens?
I am one of the co founders of Urban Athens Collective. I studied history and I am holding an MBA. I love everything related to history and Greek tradition. So as a Greek I love to play traditional Greek music so you can easily find me spending time with friends, playing music together. After all, the most beloved God in Greece is Dionysus, the god of wine, fertile and ecstasy, so The Greek music and dances are part of our existence. Music is so different and ancient across the country and is also a special bond between communities.
Greek snacks (meze) Greek pies, cheese, salami, baklava, dried fruits
We are heading to Muses Hill where we admire the spectacular view of Acropolis, while listening the stories and the legends for the city of Athens. We are walking through ancient roads and ancient districts, while listening the different faces and changes of the hills We ll meet my talented musician friends and we have a picnic, listening traditional music and dancing like locals do!
Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes, and prepare your self for a unique experience full of music, food and fun. This experience takes place in evenings at summer and afternoons at other times.
Spend an evening like a local