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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 06/18/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/18/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
See the best of Athens with a guide, who takes care of navigation and logistics, on this guided tour. Go past city highlights such as the Keramikos Cemetery, Roman Forum, and Ancient Agora, among other ancient monuments. Pedal along bike-friendly paths and streets and cover more ground than if walking, learning the city's rich history as you go.
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You'll start at
Athanasiou Diakou 16
Athanasiou Diakou 16, Athina 117 42, GreeceAthens by bike Shop: We are located 60m away from the metro station "Acropolis". Use the “Athanasiou Diakou str.” exit and continue ahead on Athanasiou Diakou street for 60m. You will find our shop on your right hand. Please note that you need to add the postal code 11742 if you use google maps.
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  • 1
    Athens by bike
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 2
    Acropolis Museum
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by Herod Atticus Odeon
    Pass by Pnyx
  • 3
    National Observatory of Athens
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Thiseio
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    Kerameikos Cemetery
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by Ancient Agora of Athens
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    Roman Agora
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by Tower of the Winds
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    Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Adrianou Street
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    Plaka
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    Pass by Hadrian's Library
    Pass by Philopappou
    Pass by Fethiye Mosque
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    Acropolis
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Parthenon
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
Athanasiou Diakou 16
Athanasiou Diakou 16, Athina 117 42, GreeceAthens by bike Shop: We are located 60m away from the metro station "Acropolis". Use the “Athanasiou Diakou str.” exit and continue ahead on Athanasiou Diakou street for 60m. You will find our shop on your right hand. Please note that you need to add the postal code 11742 if you use google maps.
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Highlights
  • Expert guidance means safety and comfort, even for beginner riders
  • Travel Athens on a bicycle, with all gear provided
  • Cover a lot of ground and attractions in this guided tour of the city
  • Learn about Athens, ancient and modern, from your knowledgeable guide
What to Expect
Make your way to a central Athens point to meet your guide and group. After a safety briefing, receive a bike and helmet, which allows you to travel like a local. This leisurely tour is suitable for riders of all abilities. Pedal off for a tour of Athens' highlights. The route passes the Acropolis Museum, Acropolis Hill, and the Parthenon, before winding through quiet neighborhoods and car-free areas on the way to the Ancient Agora. Learn city history while exploring the Roman Forum and Tower of the Winds. Next see Athens Orthodox Cathedral and Keramikos cemetery. End where you began, and with an understanding of ancient and modern Greek life.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Athanasiou Diakou 16, Athina 117 42, Greece
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Top quality conventional trekking 28' bicycle
  • English speaking tour leader
  • Helmet
  • Athens city suggestions' list
  • VAT & all taxes
  • Coffee/refreshments or ice cream according to the season
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Kerameikos Cemetery
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Agora
  • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
  • Entry/Admission - Parthenon
  • Entry/Admission - Presidential Mansion
  • Entry/Admission - Panathenaic Stadium
  • Entry/Admission - Zappeion Conference & Exhibition Center
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Instant confirmation
  • Minimum age: 12 years old
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Post Covid 19 policy on our tours: 1. We keep a record for every tour with the participants per group (names + emails + phone numbers) to inform them about Covid-19 incident at their group. 2. We have reduced the number of participants that can participate on our tour from 12 to 10. 3. We have a maximum of 6 persons that can be at the same time at our shop during check in. 4. We clean our bikes with soap ( saddle, grips, wheel) after every use. 5. We clean our helmets with  sanitizer after every use. 6. We provide hand sanitizer during the check in procedure and ask customers to use it 
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Alice Laurence wrote a review Aug 8
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Absolutely an amazing bike tour, a must-do experience if your up for a down to earth experience in Athens.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from John N, Front Office Manager at Athens Scenic Bike Tour
Responded 3 days ago
Hey Alice! Thank you for your review, it means a lot to us to see that enjoyed the tour! See you again soon!
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Veronmicka wrote a review Aug 6
Bratislava, Slovakia2 contributions
Simply amazing. If you have a few hours to spare, definitely go for it. It was a very fun tour around this beautiful city. I felt safe on the bike all the time, something I couldn’t even imagine was possible in the busy Athens. The route was mostly flat and undemanding, which
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from John N, Front Office Manager at Athens Scenic Bike Tour
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you so much for your kind words and the great review! It means a lot to us to see that you enjoyed our bike tour! Hope to see you in Athens again soon!
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James A wrote a review Jul 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates7 contributions2 helpful votes
Highly recommended, Costas was a fantastic guide and it is the best way to see Athens. The tour was professionally managed and they were happy to give us great recommendations for places to eat and explore once the tour was over.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from John N, Owner at Athens Scenic Bike Tour
Responded 1 week ago
It is great to read that you had a great time during our bike tour! All the best from everybody at Athens by bike!
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Tessa Quelch wrote a review Jul 2020
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8 travellers, all the bikes were safe to ride with helmets, not arduous and all abilities were catered for. Time to stop at all sights and our guide Damos was knowledgeable, friendly, witty and helpful, giving advice for the rest of our trip. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from John N, Manager at Athens Scenic Bike Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello guys! It is so nice to have this 5* review from you. We are excited you enjoyed the bike tour yesterday! Have a great stay in Greece!
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Jade C wrote a review Jul 2020
Reno, Nevada27 contributions16 helpful votes
We did the city bike tour with Kostas and it was amazing. It was one of the best ways to start our holiday in Greece. We would highly recommend spending your day with him on a bike tour through the city. Friendly and knowledgeable guide. Such a fun day!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from John N, Manager at Athens Scenic Bike Tour
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Hi Jade and thank you a lot for your review. Reading your positive comments is the best reward!
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zoewauton
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Perfect family tour
Despite (or maybe because of) it pouring with rain for half our tour, we all loved our tour of the sights of Athens
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donske123
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Magnificent bike-trip
Magnificent ... Prepare to fall in love with the city. Our guide Kostas was a real Everyman, a vendor of street-le
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bogdanvaleriul
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Amazing Athens Tour
We had an amazing tour together with Kostas. Athens by Bike is a small company very passionate about bike riding. T
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bleuduc
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Best experience ever
Wonderful tour! Booking contact, bikes, itinerary, kindness and professionalism of our guide, everything was PERFEC
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JoseNegron
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Great bike tour with the perfect photo spots around Athens
The ride is mostly flat and it has stops at different parks with amazing views of the city and it’s most important
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CConlon71
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Great way to see Athens
We had a great trip with these guys - lovely leisurely pace - not too many hills and generally informative and a re
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Cpefs
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Great introductory trip around mythical Athens
I enjoyed a lot the trip around Athens, the stops, the stories, the myths, the company of other tourists. I think t
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louissV9657MO
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Bike to the Coast with Dimitris
After spending two days in Athens, me and my girlfriend were looking to see something outside of the downtown area
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Paige P
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A must do while in Athens!!
Biking thru Athens is the best way to see all the amazing sites. Our guide, Dimitris, was the best! He not only s
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jennermscott
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Fantastic sunset tour
Fantastic bike tour of the main sites. Dimos was a brilliant guide. Would totally recommend this trip.
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P4056OYterryr
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Highly recommend!
My wife and I spent four days in Athens and toured the city by bicycle with Athens by bike. Our experience was incr
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CaptainCanada1867
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Awesome time cruising around the city
I went for the group coastal bike tour and had Danae as my guide. Since there was a cancellation from another party
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Kaja444
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Absolutely must do!
This half-day trip is perfectly planned to see as much as you can for a short stay in Athens. Our guide Dimitris m
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Bicycle-Tours-Prague
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Great experience.
A great way to learn about the historic center of Athens. The guides have deep knowledge. The route has been carefu
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Boada1234
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The best way to visit Athens
Do not miss this great tour !!! An excelent guide explain to us a lot of curiosities about Athens.we really enjoyed
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