Mountain Climbing in Athens

Mount Parnitha north of Athens offers the ultimate in mountain climbing. Petra Varibombis northeast of the Athens' Thrakomakedones suburb features a large cluster of rocks of different sizes, offering a wide variety of climbing opportunities for every level of difficulty.

In the gorge of Houni the area of Flambouri offers several climbing possibilities and is considered of medium difficulty, with a different in altitude of 90 meters. An even more challenging area is Arma, above the Monastery of Kleiston, with cliffs that are in the 'difficult' range and an altitude difference of 130 meters.

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