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Athens Coastal Bike Tour

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Cycle through quiet neighborhoods to reach the amazing Athens "Riviera". Admire the breathtaking view of the Sarunic gulf, and the Athens beautiful Esplanada. Cycle safe on bike lanes together with our experienced tour leaders. In the summertime and/or when weather permits, don’t forget to bring your swimsuit with you, as you can enjoy swimming in the sea at one of Athens’ nice beaches!
  • Bike to the coast of Athens on a trekking bicycle, with a helmet
  • Discover quiet Athens neighborhoods with an English-speaking tour leader
  • Take in views of the the Saronic Bay
  • Catch sight of the Parthenon from your bike
What to Expect
Meet your guide in central Athens and pick up your trekking bicycle and helmet for your half-day bike tour. Peddle around the base of the Acropolis and admire the views of the Parthenon. Bike through the Thission neighborhood. Take a bike-friendly route on flat roads through quiet Athens neighborhoods to arrive at the coast. View the Saronic Bay. See the visitor's center for the opera house and national library, the tae kwon do complex from the 2005 Olympic Games, the Faliro Marina, and the Averof Ship Museum. Enjoy and hour of leisure time at the Flisvos Marina before biking on to the ancient Kerameikos cemetery. Afterwards, return on your bike to Athens.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Athanasiou Diakou 16, Athina 117 42, Greece
Departure Time
9:30 AM
4h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Top quality conventional trekking 28' bicycle
  • English speaking tour leader
  • Helmet
  • Athens city suggestions' list
  • VAT & all taxes
  • Snacks - Sample Tasting in local party shop
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food & drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Agora
  • Entry/Admission - Tower of the Winds
  • Entry/Admission - Fethiye Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient Agora of Athens
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Holy Apostles
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Hephaestus
  • Entry/Admission - Stoa of Attalos
  • Entry/Admission - Open Air Cinema THISION
  • Entry/Admission - Keramikos Archaeological Site
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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
  • 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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We joined others and rode as a group around some main city sights then headed off to the coast. Lovely to find the dedicated cycle route and experience a number of different neighbourhoods. Excellent and friendly guide who showed us some local secrets. Couldn't fault...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank HelenAdamsCumbria
John N, Owner at Athens by Bike, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Helen, thank you for joining our coastal bike tour. It is the best way to get off the beaten path and discover Athens from a different point of view, together with the amazing coastline! Thank you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic ride with Dimitris! Our tour ended up being a "private" tour as we were the only people signed up that particular day. Dimitris was knowledgeable about various things to do throughout the city and we particularly enjoyed riding through and learning...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank denaligma
John N, Front Office Manager at Athens by Bike, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks a lot for your review! The Athens Riviera ride is a unique tour and Dimitris makes it even better. I am very happy you enjoyed the tour!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a fantastic tour and ride by Dimitris. Knowledgeable guide that created a fun and informative tour. Also, our stop at cafe for Greek pastries was a nice touch. You could not find a better tour guide. Our ride was almost entirely on a...More

Thank bakimmel
John N, Owner at Athens by Bike, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I really appreciate your review and your rating! The coastal tour is an amazing half-day activity where you will discover an unseen part of the city and of course with Dimitris as a tour leader everything is better!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a break from the city and don't forget your swimming kit. Would not believe that Athens has such beautiful beaches. Bit of a slog for me but I am an old git and cycling back through city not so much fun but good to get...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank montyBelfast
John N, Owner at Athens by Bike, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you a lot! Athens is an amazing city with beautiful coastline, ready to be discovered! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time and Erietta helped make that possible. She was great, when we stopped at different sites, she gave an informative talk on the site and answered questions. We cycled from the Acropolis to the coastal beach area. The route was primarily...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Barry H
John N, Manager at Athens by Bike, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review, we really appreciate it! I am very happy that we managed to satisfy your expectations. Erietta is one of the best tour leaders that we have and she always tries to make the ride an enjoyable experience. Thanks...More

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Nancy R
July 20, 2019|
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Response from athensbybike | Property representative |
Dear Nancy, the Athens Coastal bike tour is about 28km long. We hope that we will see you soon!
May 26, 2019|
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Response from John N |
Hi Kevin, Sensimar Zante hotel is in Zakynthos island. This bike tour takes place in Athens. If you come to Athens during your trip in Greece we will be happy to show you around! Best regards
March 25, 2019|
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Response from athensbybike | Property representative |
Dear friend, the coastal bike tour starts from the city center and takes you to the Athenian riviera. The first part is cycling around Acropolis,so you get to see some nice views but a visit to Acropolis is not included. Our... More
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