Meteora Biking Day Tour from Thessaloniki
Experience the sacred destination of Greece that combines nature’s wonder with history while biking through the incredible rocks of Meteora. Gather your friends and feel the adrenaline rush with this Meteora Biking Day Tour from Thessaloniki!
Meteora is world-famous for being one of the most important Orthodox monuments and religious sites in Greece. This stunning wonder of nature whose creation was a mystery for a very long time will take your breath away as soon as you land your eyes on it. The rocks, or also known as the “Columns Of The Sky”, hold 6 monasteries on top of them which date back to the 14th century. The most common way of visiting Meteora is by car or hiking to the top. However, for everyone that is feeling more adventurous and outdoorsy, we recommend seeing Meteora through a biking tour.
Experience this one-of-a-kind destination while cycling through the unique landscape. Admire this sacred monument of Greece and cycle your way to the top of the rocks between the century old monasteries. Get inside the monastery and feel the peacefulness and beauty of it. Spend your day learning about the history and culture of this place while enjoying this exciting biking activity. The biking tour is carefully designed to suit everyone’s needs, that is why no fitness readiness is required, allowing even even kids to join the fun. Don’t miss the chance to indulge in delicious traditional Greek delicacies in local taverns settled in colorful streets of Kastraki. Cycle your way through the charming villages of Meteora and admire the view from these rocky giants. You don’t have to worry about cherishing the memories forever as we will take pictures throughout the journey. All you need to do is have fun and enjoy yourself cycling in Meteora!
Itinerary of the Meteora Biking Day Tour
Departure from Thessaloniki
We will start our adventure early in the morning at 8 a.m. The 7-seats Jeep will pick you up from the arranged location in Thessaloniki from where we will set out for Meteora.
Arrival at Kalampaka
The arrival at Kalampaka is expected to be around 11 in the morning. Here, we will have coffee break and prepare for the biking day tour.
Cycling through Meteora
We will ride our bicycles for about 4 hours in a mild pace in asphalted and quiet roads. It start with an uphill that may be skipped with the assistance of the support vehicle that will accompany us the entire trip, ready to offer some rest whenever needed. Upon completion of our visit, we are going to gather in Kastraki village, where we are going to leave our bicycles and lunch in a traditional tavern before our return to Thessaloniki.
- Transportation to and from Thessaloniki
- Certified tour guides
- Bottle of water
- Bicycle and a helmet
- Bicycle for the kids
- Children’s seat
- Complementary photos
- Support vehicle (with first-aid kit, bicycle repair kit, water and snacks)
- Coffee and snacks
- Length of the tour is 16 km
- Total elevation: Up 683m / Down 614m
- Hiking and cycling clothing suitable for the season
- A change of clothes for after the cycling trip
- It’s advisable to carry with you a small backpack for a few belongings that you consider necessary during the routes, like windproof jacket, sunglasses, sunscreen, mobile phone etc.
- The 5th person travels in seat of limited comfort (back seats have less space for legs)
- This tour requires a minimum of 3 people in order to operate