“Good Morning Athens”
Have fun while cycling and uncovering the charms of Athens with the most popular morning city bike tour. Ride around the historic center at a relaxed pace, using a safe route far away from traffic. You will get to know Athens from a different point of view, passing by all the must see locations and many hidden spots. Our aim is to make your stay in Athens the most pleasant one.
We take a 20 minute break (cost included) at a nice local cafe to offer you traditional Greek ice cream + cookies + water, learn some Greek words and hear some interesting and fun stories about the daily life in Athens.
By the end of the tour we will have shared most of our local tips and have given you specific suggestions to help you get the most out of Athens.
What to expect
Our morning bike tour is a fun way of exploring the modern city without missing the amazing ancient part of it. During the 3.5-hour tour, we will make several stops and have sufficient time for photos.
The tour starts with a short briefing about safety. The first stop is in front of the new Acropolis Museum, where we will give you some useful tips about visiting the Acropolis hill and the Parthenon.
Then, through nice and quiet pedestrian areas we will pass by the main highlights of the historic center, the Ancient Greek Agora, the Keramikos Ancient cemetery, the Roman Agora and finally the Athens Orthodox Cathedral. We will also visit some hidden spots of the city that you might have missed.
Our 20-25minute coffee break follows. You will have the chance to taste the popular Greek style coffee and relax for a while. Then, we start cycling again and have a closer look at the Panathenaic Stadium, the venue where the first modern Olympic Games took place. We will also cycle through the maze of the National gardens, the best place to enjoy nice shady trails and to cool down a little. We will admire the Presidential guards in front of the Presidential mansion and check in at Zappeion indoor hall.
This bike tour is designed for the average cyclist. We do not cycle on busy streets and we avoid difficult up-hills. Small groups and local tour leaders ensure your safety.
– Panathenaic stadium
– Presidential Mansion
– Zappeion indoor exhibition hall
– National gardens
– Roman Agora
– Ancient Greek Agora
– Athens Cathedral
– Acropolis view
Depending on specific local conditions, reasonable changes in the itinerary may be made, where deemed necessary, only by “Athens by bike”.
Children 10-17 years: €24,50
Starting time: 10:00 am
Duration: about 3.5 hours
Distance: about 9 km
Team size per tour leader: 1 to 12 persons
Meeting point: 16 Athanasiou Diakou str, 60m from the metro station “Acropolis”
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We provide: Bikes, helmets and rain ponchos if needed
Tour frequency: Daily, 365 days a year
– Includes the cost of coffee or refreshment during our break
– Children over 10 years old can participate
– You should know how to ride a bike on a public street
– We will not enter any archaeological sites.
– Your bike tour leader is NOT a licensed guide. He will accompany you and supervise the program ensure that you will get the most out of Athens.
– We will give you insider tips about the daily life in Athens and several recommendations about Athens