Parnitha Forest near
Δάσος Τατοΐου (Tatoi's Forest)9
Why locals love it
The Tatoi estate was the residence of Greece's former royal family. Near Athens, the complex consists of old buildings such as the stables, mews and storage houses. The steps at the front of the palace lead to the old swimming pool and the tennis court yard.
Why you should visit it
This estate in the magical green area of forested Parnitha mountain is just a half hour drive from Athens. Visit the area for a perfect day trip and outdoor activities. The estate is open for visits from early in the morning until sunset. The area is ideal for walking, trekking, hiking, cycling and running.
Tip: There are many open spaces and swings for kids. Wooden tables and benches are available for picnic.