Athens City Sights and Flavors e-bike tour
Get acquitted with the historical and modern side of Athens on this alternative e-bike tour through the capital of Greece! Discover monuments, significant buildings, local markets, squares and more, along the way!
Discover the new and old side of Athens on this Athens City Sights and Flavors e-bike tour! The old district of Athens surrounding the Acropolis includes fascinating antiquities and picture perfect historical sights. The new part of Athens on the other hand includes attractions from the last two centuries that shaped the capital of Greece. Both sides of Athens are worth visiting, so grab one of our e-bikes, helmets and a good spirit because we are off on an adventure cycling through this magical city! A noteworthy feature of this alternative activity in Athens, is that special bike-friendly earphones will be handed to you to improve your cycling experience. Along this Athens bike tour you will be acquitted with historical buildings, hidden alleys, significant attractions and monuments, as well as get the chance to observe the everyday life of Athenians. Make sure to charge your cameras and phones as you will experience Athens like no other!
Your Athens e-bike tour will begin at the bike shop where your friendly tour guide will hand you the e-bikes and necessary equipment, as well as teach you some instructions on how to use the e-bikes. The headphones will be used to hear safety guidance on the traffic and in depth narration without interruptions about the sites. Our first stop along our Athens bike tour are the enormous Temple of Zeus and the Panathenaic Stadium, where the athletic history of Greece began. We will continue our journey by visiting the present day center of Athens, an area full of attractions related to the 19th century history of Athens such as the first Palace and the famous National Garden of Athens. This is your chance to not only see the most beautiful buildings of the recent era of Athens but to also witness the daily lives of Athenians. We will glide through back streets of the commercial center till we reach the Varvakios Market as well as the Town Hall, followed by a stop at Monastiraki, the most popular square for all Athens visitors. Through Monastiraki we will bike to Plaka, the heart and most authentic part of Athens. This is the time to take out your cameras and capture the quaint alleyways and back streets of Plaka. We will end our Athens bike tour with a well-deserved break at a local restaurant to indulge in souvlakia and loukoumades. This 4 hour long Athens bike tour through the must-see districts of Athens, is packed with historical sites, monuments and neighborhoods waiting to be explored!
Itinerary of the Athens City Sights and Flavors e-bike tour
You will meet your friendly tour guide at the bike shop where the e-bikes and necessary equipment will be handed to you, as well as some instructions on how to use the e-bikes.
From the bike shop we will bike towards the Temple of Zeus and the Panathenaic Stadium.
Along our ride we will have a chance to witness the first Palace of Greece as well as the National Garden of Athens.
Next we will visit the Market district, including the famous Varvakios Market and the Town Hall.
Following, we will visit at the most popular location in Athens, Monastiraki.
After Monastiraki we will bike to Plaka, the heart and soul of Athens. We will glide through back streets and alleys to explore the hidden gems of this magical city!
Time to eat!
After a day of cycling around Athens we will stop for some delicious souvlakia and loukoumades at a local spot.
You will meet your guide at 11 Lempesi Street, near Acropolis Metro Station
- Quality e-Bikes and gear
- Exclusive bike-friendly earphones
- Experienced tour guide
- Bottle of water
- Local map
- Optional basket for light belongings
- Tour guide’s gratuities (optional)
- Drink consumption
- Tour is appropriate for children over 15. For families with children under 12 wishing to enjoy this tour, please contact us to make arrangements for a private tour.
- Languages available: English, French, Spanish and Italian
- Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure
- Duration: 4 hours
- Length of tour: 13.5km
- Guaranteed departure with minimum 2 people; maximum 8 people
- Wear comfortable clothes for mild activity
- Have proper shoes for cycling (avoid high heels and slippers).
- Everyone will be handed exclusive bike-friendly earphones to enjoy narration without interruptions, and safety guidance on and off traffic.
- Noteworthy stops along the ride: Hadrian’s Gate, Temple of Zeus, Panathenaic Stadium, Presidential Guard, National Garden, Syntagma square, University, Old Palace, City Hall, Central Market, Psiri, Monastiraki, Cathedral, Plaka