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Athens Scenic Bike Tour

  • Expert guidance means safety and comfort, even for beginner riders
  • Travel Athens like a local on a bicycle, with all gear provided
  • Cover a lot of ground and attractions in this guided tour of the city
Athens Scenic Bike Tour
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Athens Scenic Bike Tour

See the best of Athens with a guide, who takes care of navigation and logistics, on this guided tour. You’ll go past city highlights such as the Dipylon Gate, Roman Forum, and Ancient Agora, among other ancient monuments. Pedal along bike-friendly paths and streets and cover more ground than if walking. You’ll stop at a cafe the Plaka neighborhood for Greek coffee while chatting about city history with your guide.

What to Expect

Make your way to a central Athens point to meet your guide and group. After a safety briefing, you’ll receive a bike and helmet, which allows you to travel like a local. This leisurely tour is suitable for riders of all abilities.

Pedal off for a 3.5-mile (9-kilometer) tour of Athens' highlights. The route passes the Acropolis Museum, Acropolis Hill, and the Parthenon, before winding through quiet neighborhoods and car-free areas on the way to the Ancient Agora. Learn city history while exploring the Roman Forum and Tower of the Winds. Next see Athens Orthodox Cathedral and Kerameikos cemetery.

Take a break for some authentic Greek-style coffee and chat it up with your group. After a rest, cycle to Plaka and make other stops such as the Panathenaic Stadium and National Gardens, Zappeion.

End where you began, and with an understanding of ancient and modern Greek life.

Reviews (292)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Absolutely Awesome

Sapfo was our guide & we had 8 in our group. She was so much fun, full of knowledge. We have done numerous rides in different countries & this was one of the best. Great way to see all the sights.

Thank Nicki P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Wonderful tour of the city

Sapfo was a marvelous guide on our fun and educational bike ride to orient us to many of the cherished ancient and modern sites in Athens. This is a safe and enjoyable way to learn about Athens from an intelligent and interesting local!

Thank Mindy B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
All in a Day

Perfect way for us to see Athens and to get our bearings on the layout of this fascinating city. Sopfo was our awesome guide. She provided us with nuggets of history, cheerful disposition, kept us on safe, beautiful trails. The perfect choice for those wanting...More

Thank Cuqui G
Reviewed 4 days ago
Athens High Lights

Due to the inclement weather I was very grateful for my guide Danae Balabani to go ahead with the tour. Danae was a very pleasant and amicable young women having a great deal of local and historical knowledge of Athens, giving very informative information at...More

1  Thank Pezza M
Reviewed 5 days ago
Seeing Athens by bike

Great tour! We covered a lot of territory in a short amount of time. The guide was very informative and sweet. I would not suggest this tour however to someone that is not comfortable riding a bike with a lot of people around..

Thank Doris M
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Nancy Q
12 October 2018|
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Response from Manos P | Property representative |
Dear Nancy, the tour is about 3 and a half hours, so we finish at about 13:30. In case you need to leave earlier, you can arrange that during check-in and a member of our staff can pick you up for a meeting point and lead... More
16 July 2018|
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Response from Bethany R | Reviewed this property |
Fully tour the Acropolis. The scenic bike tour is a must do. However, they show you the acropolis from a vantage point you wont have found yourself, but they dont actually take you up there. I would recommend doing the... More
16 June 2018|
Response from Manos P | Property representative |
Hi, The Coastal tour starts at 9:30 am Monday - Saturday , the Morning city tour starts at 10:00 am Monday - Sunday and the Evening city tour at 17:00 pm Monday - Friday. As for your second question, it will take... More