Spend two weeks exploring Athens and some of the highlights of the Cyclades with this itinerary. You'll start atop the Acropolis before getting down into the streets of Athens for a morning bike tour, then head over to the Cycladic islands of Naxos and Santorini. Lounge on the beaches, sample some highlights of island cuisine, and hike alongside the famous caldera before you return to Athens.
As you continue peddling through the city, you'll make several stops at Athens' main attractions, including the National Observatory, the Ancient Greek Cemetery (Kerameikos), Thission neighborhood, the Ancient Greek Agora, the Roman Agora, and the Orthodox Cathedral. After a lot of fun cycling, take a break in the historic and picturesque Plaka neighborhood. Stroll through the streets, visit the artisan shops, or grab a traditional Greek coffee.
Next, continue through the National Gardens maze and view the Presidential Mansion right across the street. Then stop at the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games took place. After visiting the Neoclassical Zappeion Hall, you'll end the tour outside the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch, a popular photo spot in Athens.
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Itineraries with Morning Bike Tour in Athens
Make the most of your 12 days in Greece with this adventurous itinerary around the mainland. You'll discover the sights and sounds of Athens by bicycle before hiking in the hills of Meteora and Zagori. Stop for a swim in the waterfalls and lakes of the northern Peloponnese, and then head for the historic coastal city of Nafplio for biking and kayaking with a view.
Make the most of your trip with this adventurous itinerary around the mainland and Corfu. First, see Athens from a different perspective on a bike tour of its neighborhoods. Then head north to the monasteries atop the cliffs of Meteora. Hike through the mountainside villages of Zagori, and learn to cook a traditional three-course meal before hopping the ferry to beautiful Corfu for some hiking, biking, and kayaking around the island.