“Athens Sunset bike tour”
Enjoy the Sunset City Vibes
Join in our Athens Sunset bike tour as Athens transforms during the afternoon into a picturesque paradise and the city’s beauties are presented in a unique golden hour frame. The afternoon breeze and the light of setting sun that glitters in the Ancient Temples and the historic monuments create an amazing must-see scenery.
During our Athens Afternoon bike tour, an active and fun top rated activity, you will discover all the main sites in the city center of Athens, hidden locations and breathtaking views! You will also be able to get some local suggestions and insider tips from our local tour leaders. This is an ideal bicycle tour for photography enthusiasts as it is designed to give you the best lighting conditions.
What to expect:
We meet in the center of Athens and start our journey from the biggest pedestrian street of Athens, located a stone’s throw away from Acropolis of Athens, where you will have a short introduction about the tour’s schedule. Our Athens Sunset bike tour is about to start.
Equipped with an excellent condition bike for a relaxed and enjoyable tour, we will begin the exploration of the city by visiting the National Gardens, a beautiful and shady place in the heart of Athens. Next, you will ride towards the Presidential Mansion and get impressed by the ceremonial unit of the Presidential Guards. Then, it’s time to discover the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games took place, and to Zappeion hall a magnificent Neoclassical building.
While cycling around Athens we will stop in front of the impressive Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch, which is one of the best photo shooting spots in Athens. We will lead you through the biggest pedestrian area of the city, where you feel like travelling in the Ancient World passing by the new Acropolis Museum and the Acropolis Hill. Our “secret” spot to enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of Parthenon is where the the first part of the tour ends.
During this tour, we do not have a scheduled break. Still, if it is necessary, you can have a 5-minute water and toilet break.
Your journey back in time will continue with some remarkable stops in the Ancient Greek Cemetery (Kerameikos), the Ancient Greek Agora and the Roman Agora.
The tour will end with a visit to the Athens’ Orthodox Cathedral and a lovely ride through the scenic neighborhood of Plaka. In Plaka, you will find plenty of amazing spots to get awesome photos of the Old City, completing your tour experience
- Acropolis Museum
- Acropolis panoramic view
- National Observatory
- Ancient Greek Cemetery of Kerameikos
- Ancient Greek Agora, Roman Agora
- Athens City Cathedral, Plaka neighborhood
- 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, where deemed necessary, only by “Athens by bike”
Bikes and helmets |Local tour leader| Rain ponchos if needed | Athens ‘Things-to-do’ list
Participants 12+ y/o: €35.00
For Families with younger children, we can arrange a private tour
Ε-bike surcharge: € 10.00
Tour frequency: Monday to Friday, all year round
17:00 pm from 1st Apr- 31st Oct
14:30 pm from 1st Nov- 31st Mar
Duration: about 3.5 hours
Distance: about 9 km
Team size per tour leader: 1 to 12 persons
Starting point/Ending point: 16, Athanasiou Diakou str., 11742 Athens, 60m from the metro station “Acropolis”
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