“Athens bike tour”
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 center 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.
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 the 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.
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.
- 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 | A dessert or a refreshment/coffee (according to the season)| Child seat or bike trailer if needed | Rain ponchos if needed | Athens ‘Things-to-do’ list
Adults 18+ y/o: €35.00
Children 10-17 y/o: €25.00
Children 2-6 y/o : €15.00
Ε-bike surcharge: € 10.00
-10% discount for families with 3 or more children (apply promo code deka)
Days Offered: Daily, 365 days a year
Starting time: 9:30 am
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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– You should know how to ride a bike on a public street