Meet your guide at a central point in Athens at 10am, and prepare to explore Athens by bike! The 9km tour is suitable for cyclists of all abilities, and follows bike-safe routes alongpedestrian and low-traffic streets.
The tour starts with a short briefing from the tour leader. The first stop is in front of the newAcropolis Museum, where we will give you some useful tips about visiting theAcropolis hilland theParthenon.
Then, through nice and quiet pedestrian areas we will pass by the main highlights of the historic center.Take in stunning views of the Acropolis before cycling to the Ancient Agora, the hub of political and public life in Athens.Continuing tothe Roman Forum and the Tower of the Winds, you will experience the sights of the city's Roman period.TheKeramikosAncient cemetery,theAthens Orthodox Cathedraland somenice hidden spots of the city that you might have missed conclude our first part.
Our 20-25minute coffee break follows. You will have the chance to taste the popular Greek style coffee and relax for a while. Then, we start cycling again inside the traditional Plaka neighborhood before exploring the more modern part of the city.
We will have a closer look at thePanathenaic Stadium, the venue where the first modern Olympic Games took place. We will also cycle through the maze of theNational gardens, the best place to enjoy nice shady trails and to cool down a little. We will admire thePresidential guardsin front of the Presidential mansion and check in atZappeionindoor hall,Temple of Zeus & Hadrians Arch.