See the sights of Athens in this 9km journey by bike. Go back in time and learn about Greece's capital from a local's point of view. This 3-hour tour cycles at a nice, relaxed pace on quiet streets and narrow paths, making sure to stop at many of the must-see sights of ancient Athens.Our journey 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.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kerameikos CemeteryDuring the tour, we will make stops at all the main highlights of the Historic center of Athens: The National Observatory, the Ancient Greek cemetery (Kerameikos), Thission neighborhood, the Ancient Greek Agora, the Roman Agora and the Athens’ Orthodox Cathedral. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Plaka, Athens, Attica Then break, 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 relax for a while. After the break, we will visit the scenic neighborhood of Plaka and pass by the local market for souvenirs and small gifts. Duration: 1 hourStop At: National Garden, Athens, Attica 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. Duration: 35 minutesStop At: Panathenaic Stadium, Athens, AtticaThe 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. Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Temple of Olympian ZeusOur 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 AthensDuration: 15 minutes