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 sunset 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.
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 a comfortable city 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.
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.
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 back in the ancient times ,while cycling around Acropolis Hill. What comes next is our “secret” spot to enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of Parthenon.
Your journey back in time will continue with some remarkable stops at the Ancient Greek Cemetery (Kerameikos), the Ancient Greek Agora, the Roman Agora and Athens’ Orthodox Cathedral.
A lovely ride through the scenic neighborhood of Plaka, with plenty of amazing spots to get awesome photos of the old city, completes your Athens Susnet bike tour experience.
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 Athens sunset bike tour may be made, where deemed necessary, only by “Athens by bike”