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Aristotle Running and Hiking Tour

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  • Thessaloniki
  • 8:00am and 17:00pm
  • 3 hours
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  • 40 €
  • 30 €
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Aristotle Running and Hiking Tour

Combine running and hiking through the concrete jungle of Thessaloniki, embracing Greece’s most ancient sport, on this adrenaline-charged tour!

Calling all running and hiking enthusiasts! This Aristotle running and hiking route is the ultimate alternative and athletic activity to engage in during your stay in Thessaloniki. This run/hike tour is ideal for those looking to stay active during their holidays in Thessaloniki and is a great activity that everyone will enjoy. Indeed, this Aristotle running and hiking tour is perfect for hikers/runners, families, friends, companies or even large groups that have enough flexibility to pick the best route to accommodate their schedule. Organized by professional runners, this alternative activity in Thessaloniki was created to meet even the utmost of standards, combining the principles of responsibility and customer safety at all times.

This alternative tour consists of a run/hike through the city center of Thessaloniki. Its starting point is the White Tower and the route moves through the city leading up to the Ano Poli, or Upper Town. The difficulty level of this running and hiking tour is considered a medium due to the steep ascent towards Ano Poli. The total length of the run is 7.5km with an ascent of 220 meters. Do not fear the uphill, as the panoramic view from the city’s summit, Yedi Koule, is worth every step! Along the route you will encounter “must-see’s” monuments and historic buildings of Thessaloniki such as the White Tower, Galerius Palace, Arch of Galerius (Kamara), Rotunda of Galerius, East Walls of Thessaloniki, Trigonion Tower, Yedi Koule, Portara, Ano Poli, Agios Dimitrios Church, Ancient Roman Market, Aristotelous Square and finally the city’s waterfront. The running portion of the tour lasts an hour while the hike’s duration is two and a half hours. Tick off some of Thessaloniki’s most well-known monuments, while running like the ancient Greeks on this running and hiking tour in Thessaloniki!

Itinerary of the Aristotle Running and Hiking Tour:

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Meeting Point

Meet your professional running tour guide at the White Tower, or any other prearranged meeting point.

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Time to run and hike!

Along the way we will run by the White Tower, Galerius Palace, Arch of Galerius (Kamara), Rotunda of Galerius, East Walls of Thessaloniki, Trigonion Tower, Yedi Koule, Portara, Ano Poli, Agios Dimitrios Church, Ancient Roman Market, Aristotelous Square and finally the city’s waterfront. The running portion of the tour lasts an hour while the hike lasts 2 and a half hours.

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Finish by the waterfront

After an exhilarating run across some of the most historic spots of Thessaloniki we will finish our run by the city’s waterfront. The tour ends here or we can take you back to our prearranged meeting point.

Your professional running tour guide will be waiting for you at the White Tower, or any other prearranged meeting point.

  • Experienced tour guide-runner
  • First aid kit for any injuries and any necessary medication
  • Collection to and from your indicated place
  • 500ml of water, 1 energy bar/sesame seed bar/energy gel, Electrolytes
  • Hydration Belt, GPS Session, Photos
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Raincoat
  • Ground type: Blacktop
  • Length: 7.5km
  • Running / Hiking Duration: 1:00:00/2:30:00
  • Maximum Altitude: 40m, Minimum Altitude: 5m, Total Ascent: 220m, Total Descent: 200m
  • Level of difficulty: Moderate
  • Wear appropriate and comfortable shoes
  • Recommended to bring: spare dry clothes, hat (optional), sunscreen (optional), raincoat (optional)
  • Maximum Altitude: 40m, Minimum Altitude: 5m, Total Ascent: 220m, Total Descent: 200m

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