200 minutes

ATHENS - THE ALTERNATIVE PICTURE OF THE CITY

This three hours 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.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

    • Tower of the Winds
    • The Philopappos Hill
    • Cycle past the Acropolis and the Theatre of Herodes Atticus
    • Cycle through the traditional district of Plaka
    • The National Garden
    • Panathenaic Stadium
    • Cycle past the Monument of Lysicrates
    • Hadrian’s Library, Temple of Hephaestus and Temple of Apollo
    • Filopappos Hill and the ancient suburb of Koile
    • The Columns of the Olympian Zeus

Excursion Details: Distance 8.1 km / Duration 200 min / Difficulty EASY


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TRIP DETAILS

Discover the hidden corners of the city and ancient Athens by cycling in places such as the Hill of Philopappos, the old Observatory, the Roman Agora, the ancient municipality of Koile and Hadrian’s Library. Admire the incomparable view of the Panathenaic Stadium and the Acropolis, the Parthenon and the port of Piraeus from Philopappos Hill, the Ancient Agora and the whole of Athens from a high ground.

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 complete your tour in the shadow of the Acropolis.

Start Point

Alernative Start Point

ADVENTURE MAP

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Hybrid Bicyccles (pedelec type)
  • Bicycle equipment (helmet, lights, handlebar-bag)
  • Guide/s (Guided Tour Only)
  • Mapped route
  • Visits to archaeological sites, museums & places of attraction
  • Snack & Water

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Transportation to/from the starting/ending point of the tour (available on request, with additional cost)
  • Insurance of participants (available with an additional cost of 16 €/person)
  • Εntrance fees in Archaeological sites, Museums