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Athens: Old City and National Gardens Discovery game

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Tours Activities Good for groups Outdoor activities Family-friendly activities

Explore the beautiful city of Athens and have fun at the same time on this interactive, self-guided discovery game made by our local creator.


  • Enjoy a self-guided and real-life city discovery game via your own smartphone
  • Enjoy the perfect mix of a city tour, outdoor game, and playful learning
  • See highlights, such as the Saint Catherine church, and hidden gems
  • Solve 10 riddles and find the answers in details you otherwise won't notice
  • Immerse yourself in an unconventional and authentic view of Athens Old City


Enjoy an interactive city discovery experience across Athens’s Old City. You’ll solve riddles via a web app in your phone’s browser, with all the information you need for your adventure being received via email before the activity. Solving 10 riddles, your challenge starts inside the Syntagma Square Metro Station at the “Fragment of a Mosaic Floor”. Each riddle takes you from one hidden location to the next. You’ll unlock local recommendations and fun facts, as well as the history of the city. You'll discover spots in Athens’s Old City that most locals don’t even know, as you see popular sights from a different angle. Explore Athens’s iconic landmarks, stately buildings, famous characters, charming streets, and an enormous verdant garden where you’ll be treated to a bird symphony. Along the route, you’ll discover favorite local cafes and artisan shops as the game leads you past the city’s oldest distillery, where you can sample Greek spirits. Curious facts: Get to know more about the city, discover the secrets of the main attractions, and learn about curious facts that you won't read elsewhere. Find monuments and hidden secrets: Our local creator created an interactive walk through the city. Cryptic indications make you wind through the cities streets, inviting you to pay attention to details which you usually won't notice. Once you've arrived at the next stop, you will have to solve a question: open your eyes and mind and use your location to find the right answer! Enjoy: While doing this discovery trail, you will get to know the city from another point of view. Even locals discover new facts while doing secret city trails! Solve the 10 riddles and unlock short stories, as well as a tip to find some favorite rooftop haunts which provide fantastic panoramic views over the city. The highlights you will discover throughout the game include Mitropoleos Square, the National Gardens, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the picturesque 11th-century Byzantine Church of Saint Catherine.


A city discovery self-guided tour with stories, directions and riddles The tour is played through a web browser on your own smartphone A weblink to the tour is sent directly after booking (email from local supplier) Available in: English Receive recommendations on favorite places (food-drink-culture) by the local creator

Important Information

  • This is a self-guided city discovery experience
  • You can play in a team of 1–5 people
  • Right after booking, you receive the play link to the City Trail (sent by email from Secret City Trails/local supplier)
  • No app download is needed
  • This trail is available in English
  • The link is valid for 90 days
  • Discover the city at your own pace, take as many breaks as you like
  • You need internet connection and a little data. You'll play on your browser

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