Photo: Thomas Gravanis

From landmark lookouts and monument-rich promenades, to rooftop gardens and seaside strolls, Athens reveals its best charms to those who put one foot in front of the other.

By Pavlos Zafiropoulos

The Great Athens Walk

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Photo: Christos Pastalidis

Lycabettus Hill

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Marina Flisvou and the Athens Riviera

The National Garden

Photo: Thomas Gravanis