• Duration: 3,5 hours
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Description

THE BEST OUTDOOR ACTIVITY IN ATHENS:

Athens bike tour is the best way to have fun while cycling and uncovering the charms of Athens with our Top rated bike tour! Ride around the historic centre and enjoy Athens monuments and much more at a relaxed pace, using a safe traffic-free route.

You will get to know Athens from a different point of view, passing by all the must-see locations and many hidden spots. It the best half-day activity and such a fun introduction for first-time visitors as you will reach areas that you wouldn’t on a bus or on foot!

Athens bike tour will make your stay in Athens the most pleasant one. Our Athens cycling tour is definitely a must-do activity while in Athens and Greece.

What to expect:

Our Athens guided tour by bicycle starts from the biggest pedestrian street of Athens, located a stone’s throw away from the Acropolis, where you will have a short introduction about the tour’s schedule.

Equipped with an excellent condition bike for a relaxed and enjoyable tour, we will begin the exploration of the city, passing by the new Acropolis Museum. Your tour leader will give you some useful tips about visiting the Acropolis Hill and the Parthenon.

During the tour, we will make stops at all the main highlights of the Historic centre of Athens: the National Observatory, the Ancient Greek cemetery (Kerameikos), Thission neighbourhood, the Ancient Greek Agora, the Roman Agora and the Athens’ Orthodox Cathedral.

We will visit the scenic neighbourhood of Plaka and pass by the local market for souvenirs and small gifts. Next, we will ride through the maze of the National Gardens, the best place to enjoy nice and shady trails.

Then, it’s time to cycle towards the Presidential Mansion and get impressed by the ceremonial unit of the Presidential Guards. The trip through charming Athens will be continued with a short visit to the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games took place, and to Zappeion Hall, a magnificent Neoclassical building.

Athens bike tour memorable experience will end in front of the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch, which is one of the best photo shooting spots in Athens.

Highlights

  • Acropolis Museum
  • Acropolis panoramic view
  • National Observatory
  • Ancient Greek Cemetery of Kerameikos
  • Thission
  • Ancient Greek Agora, Roman Agora
  • Athens City Cathedral, Plaka neighbourhood
  • National Gardens
  • Presidential Mansion
  • Panathenaic Stadium
  • Zappeion Exhibition Hall
  • Temple of Olympian  Zeus
  • Hadrian’s Arch 

(Depending on specific local conditions, reasonable changes in the itinerary may be made when deemed necessary.)

Please note: This tour does not include hotel pick up and drop off service. This means that you will have to arrange your own transfers to reach the designated meeting point and start the tour. Meeting point: 16, Athanasiou Diakou str, 11742, Athens. Please arrive at the starting point at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.

Itinerary

Get ready at 09:30 AM to enjoy Athens the best way there is.

A bike tour in Athens is the best way to have fun while cycling and uncovering the charms of Athens with our top rated bike tour! Ride around the historic city center and enjoy the monuments and much more at a relaxed pace, using a safe, traffic-free route.

Time to begin biking through Athens seeing the local spots with the best view and historical interest.

We will begin our exploration of the city on the biggest pedestrian street of Athens which is located just a stone’s throw away from the Acropolis and passing by the new Acropolis Museum. Your tour leader will give you some useful tips about visiting the Acropolis Hill and the Parthenon.

By 10:30 AM we will have seen many of Athens' most famous spots!

Our tour will make stops at all of the main highlights of Athens' historic center including the National Observatory, the Ancient Greek cemetery (Kerameikos), the Thission neighborhood, the Ancient Greek Agora, the Roman Agora and the Athens’ Orthodox Cathedral.

Time for a tasty break!

During our 20-minute break, you will have the chance to taste a traditional Greek dessert or a refreshment/coffee (according to the season) and get more tips about what to do in Athens. After our break, we will visit the scenic neighborhood of Plaka and pass by the local market for souvenirs and small gifts. Next, we will ride through the maze of the National Gardens, the best place to enjoy nice and shady trails.

Around 12:00 PM we will begin our ride back.

Now it’s time to cycle towards the Presidential Mansion and witness the ceremonial unit of the Presidential Guards. Our trip through charming Athens will continue with a short visit to the Panathenaic Stadium, the site of the first modern Olympic Game, and to Zappeion Hall, a magnificent Neoclassical building. Our memorable bike experience will come to an end in front of the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch, which is one of the best photo shooting spots in Athens.

What's included

  • Tour leader
  • Bikes and helmets
  • Athens ’Things-to-do’ list
  • Coffee break
  • Third party liability insurance
  • VAT 24% and all taxes

What's excluded

  • Food & drinks, unless specified.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Hotel pick up/drop off.

What do I need to bring

  • Comfortable clothes.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Appropriate attire for the weather (e.g. sunglasses, suncream).
  • Money for personal expenses.
  • Anything else that might be useful to you.

Important information

  • Distance: about 9 km
  • This bike tour is designed for the average cyclist. You should know how to ride a bike on a public street. 
  • We do not cycle on busy streets and we avoid difficult up-hills.
  • Small groups and local tour leaders ensure your safety. 
  • Children over 12 years old can participate.
  • We will not enter any archaeological sites.
  • The tour leader(s) will accompany the participants and supervise the itinerary, ensuring the programme is carried out as described on our website and/or agreed in our specific offer.
  • The tour leaders are not licensed tour guides explaining the meaning, destination and history of ancient and modern Greece.
  •  All participants should sign a waiver/disclaimer before the tour starts and verify that they are in sound medical condition, able to cycle etc.
  • During the tour, we will not enter any archaeological sites unless otherwise specified in special private tours.
  • Participants should know how to ride a bike on a public street in order to join our tours.
  • We reserve the right to refuse participation to clients we believe are not capable to join the group for safety reasons.
  • Our fleet consists of bikes, suitable for participants over 160 cm height. Smaller bikes can be provided ONLY upon request.
  • The local provider reserves the right, to make reasonable changes in the itinerary, where deemed necessary.
  • Any changes to the itinerary, date, destination or the number of participants may incur an extra fee.
  • No amendments will be made on confirmed bookings.
  • Safety is our No 1 priority, therefore:
  • The size of the group is limited up to 12 participants per tour leader.
  • The bike tour is designed on car-free zones, pedestrian areas and bike lanes.
  • We have a permanent staff of well-trained tour leaders. We have a dedicated team for our bike maintenance.
  • We strongly suggest to our guests to wear a helmet during the tour, although it is not mandatory in Greece.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled

Categories

  • BIKE TOUR
  • CITY TOURS
  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • SIGHTSEEING

Guided Language

  • English

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Experts

The guys that escorted us were pure experts. We had an amazing ride, saw incedible places and monuments and the coffe break was a nice addition. Biking around the Acropolis was the highlight of our trip! Next time we visit Greece, we will try this again for sure.

By michael james brown on 2019-09-02

Excellent organization

Excellent organization, plethora of important sights and the safest tour ride I have ever participated in. In three words, it was amazing.

By Charlie on 2019-10-02

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