Astro-Mythology Tour in Athens

    Get ready for the ultimate astronomy tour in the heart of the Greek capital and learn all about the myths behind the stars! 

    Your kids will love hearing about the gods and goddesses of the ancient Greek pantheon and the myths surrounding them. They will discover what connections mythology has with the stars and the legends about the origins of Athens.

    The tour will take place at the National Observatory located on Nymph Hill, which offers a breathtaking view of the city of Athens. While there, you will also have the opportunity to explore the astronomical library and learn everything there is to know about constellations, navigation, time measurement and other astrophysical secrets. 

    The highlight of your visit is when the sun sets and the stars come out in the Athenian sky. You’ll get the chance to observe the night sky through a historic refractor telescope and see if you can spot the famous constellations you heard all about earlier on.

    Families should know

    • Ticket admissions for the National Observatory are included
    • During the tour, you will have the opportunity to discuss various things related to the stars, the universe, and more
    Address: Athens, Greece

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    Kids will love

    • Exploring the mythology behind the constellations
    • Learn how to distinguish constellations
    • How they will be able to orientate themselves

    Parents will love

    • Be hosted at the National Observatory of Athens
    • Watch with your children the stars
    map Explore the map

    Best season to visit

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