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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.

Locations visited
Acropolis
Ancient Agora of Athens
Tower of the Winds
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Overview

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.

Highlights
  • 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
  • Enjoy traditional Greek coffee during a break at a traditional cafe
  • Learn about Athens, ancient and modern, from your knowledgeable guide
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Fantastic experience

I couldn't more highly recommend Athens by Bike. Our guide Alexandros was informative, enthusiastic and made the experience fantastic. I would recommend doing this on your first day in Athens as it will help you plan your trip to the maximum. You don't need to...More

Thank Innes C
Reviewed 3 days ago
Thanks Alex for the great tour!

Thanks Alex for the nice and interesting tour. Great way to meet the city. I liked going around by bike, especially since we could mostly avoid traffic :)

Thank CilleM7
Reviewed 1 week ago
Best way to Athens with the best guide - Demetris!

An incredible bike tour which has everything combined! We learned a lot of Greek mythology, the history and important landmarks in Athens. Demetris made this experience truly unique and exhilarating, he even took so many pictures of us while riding his bike! Best way to...More

Thank Sharin C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Incredible tour

Out Athens by bike tour was truly incredible. It was a great way to see the city while getting a little exercise in the process. The bike tour was at an easy pace and mostly through non crowded areas. It gave us a different perspective...More

Thank Middle_Aged_Man_Ski
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Athens by Bike morning tour

Fabulous tour taking in the best sights. Our tour was slightly shorter without the coffee break due to limited time. Our guide Sofia was excellent and very informative. We cannot recommend this tour enough.

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travelfiend1102
July 16, 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
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adventurewithboys
June 16, 2018|
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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
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Darcy B
June 4, 2018|
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Response from buytravelnotstuff | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. You can take the metro or a taxi. If Metro they are near Acropolis metro station. I'm not aware of pick up but you can email them off their website. Kostas is good at returning emails. The ride is 3 hours... More
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