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Athens Sunset Bike Tour

  • 13:30- 17:00- 18:00 according to sunset time
  • about 2.5 hours
  • about 9 km
  • English

Watch the sun set in the most romantic and active tour of Athens!

Join our Athens Sunset bike tour and see as Athens transforms into a picturesque paradise during the sunset golden hour frame. The setting sun, combined with the much more pleasant afternoon temperatures, create a very enjoyable atmosphere to ride around Athens, discover its main sights, secret spots, hidden gems and awesome views!
During our Sunset Bike Tour of Athens, an active and fun top-rated activity and one of the best things to do while in Athens, you will discover all the main sites in the city centre of Athens, hidden locations and breathtaking views! You will also be able to get some local suggestions and insider tips from our local tour leaders. Athens Sunset bike tour is the best tour in Athens for photography enthusiasts as it is designed to give you the best lighting conditions as well as the most beautiful photography spots in Athens.

We meet in the centre of the city and start our journey from the biggest pedestrian street of Athens, located a breath away from the Acropolis of Athens, where you will have a short introduction of the tour’s schedule. Our Athens Sunset bike tour is about to start!
Equipped with a comfortable city bike (or an e-bike!) and a helmet, we will begin the exploration of the city by visiting the Presidential Mansion to get a glimpse of the ceremonial change of the Presidential Guards. Then, it’s time to discover the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games took place, and to Zappeion hall, a magnificent building with an amazing Neoclassical architecture.
During this unique Sunset Bike tour of Athens, we will stop in front of the impressive Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch, which is one of the best photo shooting spots in Athens. We will lead you through the biggest pedestrian area of the city, where you feel like traveling back in the ancient times, while cycling and enjoying a unique view of the Acropolis Hill. What comes next is our “secret” spot to enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of Parthenon and one of the best things to do during your visit in Athens.
Our journey back in time on this Athens Sunset bike tour will continue towards the Ancient Greek Cemetery (Kerameikos) and we will also pass by the Ancient Greek Agora, the Roman Agora and Athens’ Orthodox Cathedral.
A lovely ride through the scenic neighbourhood of Plaka, with plenty of amazing spots to get awesome photos of the old city, which will remind you of the Greek island architecture, completes your Athens Sunset bike tour experience.

If you wish to explore Athens during its most beautiful hour and discover its main sights, secret spots, hidden gems and awesome views in a comfortable way and without breaking a sweat, then you can join our Athens Sunset Bike tour with an electric bike.
Avoid the hot midday sun and get your cameras ready for many pictures, as this Electric Sunset bike tour is perfect for photography enthusiasts and a must activity on your Athens Things to do list! Get an e-bike and enjoy Athens in the most relaxing and unforgettable way!

Acropolis Museum
Acropolis panoramic view
National Observatory
Ancient Greek Cemetery of Kerameikos
Ancient Greek Agora, Roman Agora
Athens City Cathedral, Plaka neighborhood
Presidential Mansion
Panathenaic Stadium
Zappeion Exhibition Hall
Temple of Olympian Zeus
Hadrian’s Arch

Depending on specific local conditions, reasonable changes in the itinerary of the Athens sunset bike tour may be made, where deemed necessary, only by “Athens by bike”

  • Starting / Ending Point
    16, Athanasiou Diakou str., 11742 Athens, 60m from the metro station “Acropolis”
  • Language
    This tour is offered only in English
  • Included
    Bikes and helmets
    Local tour leader
    Rain ponchos if needed
    Athens ‘Things-to-do’ list
    Audio guide app
  • Not Included
    Everything not mentioned above
  • Team Size
    1 to 12 persons
  • Days Offered
    Monday to Saturday, all year round
  • Minimum Age
    12 y/o

Athens by bike is a travel agency operating city bike tours in Athens. We have introduced a unique way of sightseeing with our tours ranking among the best things to do in Athens.. The idea to provide a safe, fun and unforgettable experience in the heart of the city centre was born in 2004. Over the last years, we have shared our secret spots, our quirky ‘inside’ information and hidden gems with thousands of visitors with endless passion, creating some of the best tours in Athens. Join us for an amazing Athens sightseeing experience!

We are rated as the #1 Outdoor activity in Athens from TripAdvisor travellers since 2013 and we are always in the top 10 “things to do in Athens”. We have offered genuine local experiences to thousands of visitors in the last few years and we have 99% positive reviews. In 2019, we were ranked among the top 25 activities in the WORLD, according to TripAdvisor Traveler choice awards and as the No1 activity for group tours on GetYourGuide annual awards!

Since 2017 we have been part of Cycle Cities, a global network of the best bike tour operators in the world.


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