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Our Athens bike tour is the best way to have fun while cycling and uncovering the charms of Athens. Ride around the historic center and enjoy Athens monuments 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 is the best half day activity and such a fun introduction for first time visitors. You will explore areas that you wouldn’t reach by bus or on foot!
Our Athens bike tour will make your stay in Athens the most pleasant one and it is definitely a must-do activity while in Athens and Greece.
On 2019 were ranked among the top 25 activities in the WORLD, based on the Trip Advisor and the Get your guide annual awards!
Our morning Athens bike tour 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 a comfortable bike for a relaxed and enjoyable tour, we will begin the exploration of the city, passing by the new Acropolis Museum.
During the tour, we will make short stops at all the main highlights of the historic centre of Athens, such as the National Observatory, the Ancient Greek cemetery (Kerameikos), Thission neighbourhood, the Ancient Greek Agora, the Roman Agora and Athens’ Orthodox Cathedral. We will give you time to enjoy the view and take nice pictures.
We will pass by the scenic neighborhood of Plaka and 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.
Enjoying local flavors is one of the highlights of our tour. During our 20 minute break, at a nice Greek cafe, you will be offered a cup of traditional Greek coffee or some delicious Greek ice cream. Throughout this time, you will also get the chance to mingle with the rest of the group.
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 stop to the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games took place, and to Zappeion Hall, a magnificent Neoclassical building.
The morning 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.
This bike tour is designed for the average cyclist. We do not cycle on busy streets and we avoid difficult up-hills.
Your tour leader will lead the group through the streets of Athens, supervise the itinerary and ensure your safety. He will provide useful tips and suggestions to help you get the most out of Athens. We are looking forward to show you around Athens by bike and offer you an unforgettable way of sightseeing!
Acropolis panoramic view
Ancient Greek Cemetery of Kerameikos
Ancient Greek Agora, Roman Agora
Athens City Cathedral, Plaka neighborhood
Zappeion Exhibition Hall
Temple of Olympian Zeus
Depending on specific local conditions, reasonable changes in the itinerary of the morning Athens bike tour may be made, where deemed necessary, only by “Athens by bike”
Simply amazing. If you have a few hours to spare, definitely go for it. It was a very fun tour around this beautiful city. I felt safe on the bike all the time, something I couldn’t even imagine was possible in the busy Athens. The route was mostly flat and undemanding, which gave me a chance to relax and enjoy the sights around. And the tour leader knew all the best spots for taking great pictures!
I was concerned before the trip about cycling in Athenian traffic, being a nervous cyclist but I needn’t have worried. The tour was exclusively on bike paths and through parks etc and was completely safe. Our tour leader, Kostas, made the trip interesting and fun . Didn’t feel too hot despite it being 33 degrees. We stopped for some delicious ice cream half way round. Lots of good recommendations for other things to do / lunch etc. Highly recommended. Thanks Athens by bike!
It was my second time to do this bike tour in Athens and I can say it didn’t feel like a repetition since each tour leader seems to have his own style and focus. Dimitris is a very good humoured, easy going, entertaining and relaxed guy, full of energy, love for his city and all kinds of suggestions on whatever you want to do in Athens. He made us laugh a lot and we had a great time together, getting to know the city from a different perspective.
I consider the company “Athens by bike”, their tour leaders and the activities they offer as highly recommendable for anyone who likes to move and have some fun while exploring Athens.
Kostas and the staff at Athens By Bike were nothing but professionals, and it was obvious that they loved their city and their jobs! Dimos welcomed us in the morning with outstanding service, and Kostas topped it off with a fun and entertaining tour. I would highly recommend this company and when I am back in Athens I will be sure to come to them again. Thank you guys!