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Private City Bike Tour in Athens with Local Expert Guide

Explore the ancient soul of Athens and its timeless beauty on this private half-day bike tour. Follow your private guide through the quiet narrow alleyways to see the Acropolis, Ancient Agora of Athens, Panathenaic Stadium, and other magnificent historical gems. Stop to take memorable photos, refuel with a cup of Greek-style coffee and learn about the ancient Greek history full of charming myths and legends.

· Explore all must-see historical gems in a fun and relaxed way

· Sample traditional Greek coffee during a short break

· Enjoy dedicated attention from a personal guide

· Departure point within easy reach of the metro station

· Bike and helmet rental included

per adult from

$176

AUD

Duration

3 hours 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Vat 24% and all taxes
    • Friendly local guide
    • Must see and off the beaten path
    • Iconic places for photoshoot
    • Multiple start times available
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Bottled water
    • Top quality conventional trekking 28'' bicycle
    • Helmet
    • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Extra food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Acropolis Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
    • Entry/Admission - Parthenon
    • Entry/Admission - Kerameikos Cemetery
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient Agora of Athens
    • Entry/Admission - Roman Agora
    • Entry/Admission - Presidential Mansion
    • Entry/Admission - Panathenaic Stadium
    • Entry/Admission - Zappeion Conference & Exhibition Center
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Athens by bike tours, Athanasiou Diakou 16, Athina 117 42, Greece

    .You will meet your passionate guide near a metro station, choose a bike, and embark on your discovery of the magical world of the ancient Greek civilization.

    Your private guide will lead you through the quiet alleyways and safe bike trails to the hilltop where the magnificent Acropolis located. You will pass such amazing landmarks as the Acropolis Museum, Herod Atticus Odeon, National Observatory of Athens.

    Once you've reached the Acropolis, you will admire the breathtaking panoramas of Athens. Then you will wander around the ancient monuments and marble pillars of the Parthenon.

    You will cycle through the modern neighborhoods of Athens and see the present-day culture of Greece. After it, you will take insights into the ancient civilization's daily life at the Ancient Agora of Athens and Roman Agora, two oldest squares in the world that served focal points of the political, economic, and social life in the city.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Athens by bike tours, Athanasiou Diakou 16, Athina 117 42, Greece

    You will visit the biggest Orthodox church in Athens and then stroll through the authentic cobbled alleyways of Plaka. All communications of this neighborhood laid deep underground, so cables and wires won't spoil the enchanting view.

    You will grab some fresh air in the National Garden and explore its rich flora. Your route will lay through the Presidential Mansion and the Panathenaic Stadium hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. You will stop at one of the most important archeological sites and gaze upon the massive, but yet impressive ruins of the Temple of Olympian Zeus.

    Your tour will conclude at the triumphal Arch of Hadrian, the most photographed landmark in Athens.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Acropolis Museum, Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athens 117 42 Greece

    The Acropolis Museum was established in 2009. This ultra-modern building houses all archaeological findings of the sacred site from ancient household objects to fragments of eternal marble of the Parthenon itself.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Herod Atticus Odeon, Dionissiou Areopagitou, Athens Greece

    Herod Atticus Odeon is an outdoor stone theater located at the foot of the Acropolis in Athens. Although it was built in 161 AD, the theater still fascinates with its tremendous scale and serves the main venue for important cultural events.

    Stop At: National Observatory of Athens, Lofos Nymfon, Athens 118 10 Greece

    It is a research institute and architectural monument located on the Hill of the Nymphs. According to local legends, nymphs performed their rituals on the top of this hill. The place is perfect for a panoramic observation of the city.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Acropolis, via Dionysiou Areopagitou str., Athens 105 58 Greece

    The Acropolis is the largest ancient Greek temple complex, located on a rocky hilltop overlooking all of Athens. Every monument, piece of wrecking ruin, and even stone of the Acropolis possess strong historical memory.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Parthenon, Acropolis Top of Dionyssiou Areopagitou, Athens 105 58 Greece

    The Parthenon is a brilliant example of the Doric style in architecture. It represents the gold standards of architectural skills. Ancient engineers developed a unique method of optical correction and turned a massive temple into an elegant construction.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Pnyx, Philopappos Hill, Athens Greece

    Pnyx Hill is a small rocky hill in the center of Athens. It is considered the birthplace of world democracy, where the regular meetings of the assembly in Athens were held.

    Stop At: Thissio, Thissio, Athens, Attica

    Thissio is a historical neighborhood of Athens known for its fashionable shops and cafes.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Kerameikos Cemetery, Ermou 148, Athens 105 53 Greece

    Kerameikos Cemetery is the ancient Athenian graveyard, where the noblest citizens were buried.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Ancient Agora of Athens, Adrianou 24, Athens 105 55 Greece

    The Ancient Agora of Athens is one of the oldest squares in the world. It was the focal point of the political, economic, and social life in the polis.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Roman Agora, Polignotou 3, Athens 105 55 Greece

    The Roman Agora is an architectural complex in the center of Athens. The square was built at the beginning of the 1st century during the period of the Roman Empire with funds from Julius Caesar and his entourage.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens, Mitropoleos Square, Athens 999 20 Greece

    The Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens or the Mitrópoli is a main Greek Orthodox cathedral and the largest church in Athens. It is a major city landmark and the site of official ceremonies like coronations and important weddings and funerals.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Plaka, Athens 10556 Greece

    Plaka is the oldest and most picturesque area of Athens, developed around the ruins of the Ancient Agora.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Adrianou Street, Odos Adrianou Plaka, Athens 105 55 Greece

    Adrianou Street is the largest central cobbled alleyway in Plaka. It is famous for its tourist shops, taverns, cafes, and wine cellars

    Pass By: Tower of the Winds, Aiolou, Athina 105 55, Grecia, Athens 10555 Greece

    The Tower of the Winds in Athens is the oldest meteorological monument in the world.

    Stop At: National Garden, Leoforos Amalias 1, Athens 10557 Greece

    The National Garden is a real oasis in the city center. The large public park has 15.5 hectares planted with five hundred different species of flowers, plants, and trees from all over the world.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Presidential Mansion, Herodou Attikou Street, Athens 106 74 Greece

    The Presidential Mansion is a part of the Greek architectural heritage of the late 19th century and now serves the official residence of the President of the Hellenic Republic.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Panathenaic Stadium, Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue opposite the statue of Myron Discobolus, Athens 116 35 Greece

    The Panathenaic Stadium hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. It is the only stadium in the world built entirely out of marble. Hundreds of famous musicians such as R.E.M., Jose Carreras, Depeche Mode, etc. gave their concerts at the Panathinaikos Arena.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Zappeion Conference & Exhibition Center, Leof. Vasilissis Olgas, Athens Greece

    The Zappeion is a monumental building in classical style constructed specially for the Olympic Games.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Temple of Olympian Zeus, Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas Leoforos Amalias, Athens 105 57 Greece

    It is a remarkable historical site where the remnants of the Temple of Olympian Zeus nestled. In ancient times a colossal statue of Olympian Zeus stood inside the temple, which was considered one of the seven wonders of the world.

    Stop At: Arch of Hadrian (Pili tou Adrianou), Leoforos Amalias, Athens Greece

    It is a triumphal arch in Greece built in 131 AD.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Athanasiou Diakou 16, Athina 117 42, Greece
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • We are serious about taking extra precautions to stop the spread of this virus by practicing regular hand washing and sanitization.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Friendly Local Guides

Activity ID: V-11498P259

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