This one-day cycling tour aims at discovering the hidden beauties of Athens which, in a peculiar and unique way, express the ancient and modern history of the city and the diversity of the Athenian social and economic everyday life.
You will cycle past historic and archaeological sites, picturesque, old neighborhoods, the heart of the shopping center, but also traditional Athenian places of green suitable for walking and recreation.
On the route, however, you also discover the pulse of the modern city, from the busy shopping streets with designer shop windows to small shops selling second-hand goods and from the contemporary catering shops to decadent cafés.
Excursion Details: Distance 18.1 km / MA 169 m. / Min.A. 61 m. / DA 108 m. / S30-A70 / DD 2: 5
Offered: snacks, water, traditional souvlaki
Note: MA=maximum altitude, Min.A=minimum altitude, DA=Difference of altitudes, S=Soil, Α=Asphalt, DD=Degree of difficulty
Discover the hidden corners of the city and ancient Athens by cycling in places such as the Hill of Pnyx, the old Observatory and the Monument of Philopappos, the prison of Socrates, the Roman Agora, the ancient municipality of Koile, Aristotle’s School and Hadrian’s Library. Admire the incomparable view of the Panathenaic Stadium and the Acropolis from Arditos Hill, the Parthenon and the port of Piraeus from Philopappos Hill, the Ancient Agora and the whole of Athens from Areopagus Hill.
Cross the oasis of the National Garden and the Zappeion, Plaka and the traditional district of Anafiotika. Experience the contrasts of the modern city: designer storefronts and shops with second-hand goods, trendy restaurants, and quaint cafés. And after tasting traditional souvlaki, complete your cycling tour in the shadow of the Acropolis.