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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 travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 20/06/18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/06/18 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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    Athens by bike tours
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    Acropolis Museum
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by Herod Atticus Odeon
    Pass by Pnyx
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    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
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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 travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kensal2000 wrote a review 14 Sep
Willesden, United Kingdom21 contributions22 helpful votes
This is definitely the way to see the area around the Acropolis with a very charming and interesting guide, Dimitrius. We saw places we would never have found and covered so much more ground than you could on foot. We were given lots of tips on where to eat and what else to see.
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Response from John N, Front Office Manager at Athens Scenic Bike Tour
Responded 1 week ago
A bike tour with Dimitris is always the best way to explore Athens and we are happy that you had a great time!
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Mikey602066 wrote a review 06 Sep
8 contributions4 helpful votes
Good quality comfy trail bikes, really suited for the surfaces in Athens. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff, extremely good fun general tour of the city with loads of off the beaten track gems and photo opportunities. We were out for 3.20 mons so you get full value. Pace
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from John N, Front Office Manager at Athens Scenic Bike Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for your feedback and review! We hope that you had a great stay in Athens!
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Josephine J wrote a review 06 Sep
Germany2 contributions
Great first experience in Athens to showcase the lay of the land. Spoiler alert, there’s a tasty treat halfway through the ride that’s worth the first 90 minutes.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from John N, Front Office Manager at Athens Scenic Bike Tour
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It is great to know that you enjoyed the morning bike tour and the ice-cream break :-) All the best
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Ana S. wrote a review Aug 2020
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Absolut perfect!. I recommend it 100% We had a nice morning, saw all the monuments, streets, neighborhoods and had a nice coffee. Do it off you can the first days you come, so you get an overview of the city. Thank you so much
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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 weeks ago
Thank you a lot for your 5* review. We are excited that you had a great time, come back again!
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Cosmiclight91 wrote a review Aug 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom98 contributions8 helpful votes
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The bike tour with Kostas on my first day in athens was a great experience , really got to see the main sights with a knowledgeable host in a short period of time, Kostas was super friendly and provided valuable insight into local life and traditions. Definitely recommend doing
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Response from John N, Front Office Manager at Athens Scenic Bike Tour
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Hello and thank you for your rating! We would like to thank you for joining our bike tour!
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AlexiaGh
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Oustanding Introductory Ride to Athens
The Morning Bike Tour with Athensby Bike , and with this excellent guide Demos, is pretty much recommended - in par
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melvink197
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Great experience
Dimitris was a really nice host with beautiful hair, who showed us all the nice spots and hidden gems in Athens!
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petermC331QK
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Excellent city tour
We have really enjoyed biking thru Athens. This simply the best way to see the city. Our guide, Dimitris, was gre
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68fabijanb
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Worth our time (and money)
We have two goals. To get some owerview of Athens and to try cycling with e-bike. And after a few starting troubles
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542mirjamf
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Sunset tour
Wonderful tour and great guide! Perfect for your first day at Athens. Tour gives a great overview and the guide has
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petermA9749AU
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Get on yer bike!
Thoroughly enjoyable few hours and a great introduction to Athens. Kostas ‘the ironman’ couldn’t have been more hel
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K4820GTsamanthas
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Highly recommend
Excellent bike tour, very relaxed and informative. Perfect amount of time. Safe. Exactly as it said.
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TheHague_Travelers
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Fasttrack orientation of Athens
We had a great morning exploring Athens on bike. We love this type of tour because it gets you to all the highlight
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GCarnaffan
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Great way to get a feel for the city
A great tour giving you a good idea of some nice places around the city, with some great views and photo opportunit
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anaissaa
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A perfect bike ride for an active holiday!
First of all a big thank to the team for their flexibility and allowing my 8 years old boy to do the tour! It reall
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AnnV1594
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Fantastic tour on quiet roads
Very nice tour to do at the beginning of your trip to Athens. By bike you can enjoy very nice places with nice view
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Paulinka6
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Great bike tour
I’m so glad we did this tour. It was the first thing we did in Athens and it gave us a fun and useful overview of t
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percy i
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A must if you want to see Athens!!!!!
Our tour guide Dimitris was the best! The bike tour is so much fun and not difficult at all. We had arrived in Athe
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needagoodusername
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Great tour, Great guide, Great bit of exercise
Had a great time riding around Athens by bike, our group got to see all the main sites thanks to our brilliant guid
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danielamS6033BI
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Athens by bike
The tour on bikes was amazing. Our tour guide showed us some hidden spots of Athens, and even invited us to taste t
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  • Duration: 3h 30m
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