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Acropolis & Partnenon Guided Electric Bike Tour


Acropolis tour by bike is the perfect activity and one of the best things to do in Athens for those who wish to explore the city’s main highlights and learn about its rich history.
In this unique bike tour of Athens, you will have the opportunity to learn about the ancient and modern city in the most fun and exciting way. Discover Athens’ main attractions as well as some hidden gems and get ready for an exciting visit to one of the most important monuments in the world, the Acropolis of Athens!
This is the only tour in Athens that combines cycling with a visit to the Acropolis and the Parthenon with a tour guide.
By the end of this fun and educational Athens bike tour, you will not only have a complete overview of the city from a local’s perspective, but you will also have expanded your knowledge around the rich history of the monumental Acropolis.

Located only a breath away from the Acropolis museum, Athens by Bike is where you will meet your licensed tour guide. Then, you will receive a short introduction of the tour, and you will get a state-of-art city bike and a helmet before starting our exciting Acropolis tour by bike around all the main landmarks of Athens!

During the first part of the tour, you will ride through the National Gardens, a green oasis in the heart of Athens with spectacular views and scenic trails. You will get a glimpse of the Panathenaic Stadium, the symbol of modern Olympic Games, as well as Zappeion Hall, a magnificent architectural neoclassical structure and one of the most significant landmarks of the city of Athens.
Towards the end of the 1st part of the Acropolis tour by bike you will be able to take the most memorable photos in front of the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Handrian’s Arch before heading to the Acropolis.

Upon completing the historic part of your Acropolis Tour and coming down from the hill, it’s time for the next exciting part of your adventure as the Athens bike tour continues!
With the view of the Acropolis from above, you will ride down the wide pedestrian path and reach Thission, one of the buzziest and most interesting neighbourhoods of Athens. Our bike tour in Athens will take you by the Ancient Greek and Roman Agora in order to reach the Athens City Cathedral where you will have the chance to visit the biggest Orthodox church in Athens.
The last part of the tour includes cycling through the charming Plaka Neighborhood where the central local market for souvenirs and small gifts is found.

The second part of the tour will focus solely on the Acropolis and Parthenon. After locking the bikes away safely, we begin our historic tour of the Acropolis sacred rock and its significant monuments.
During this tour you will learn about the history and importance of the monuments that are essential to Greek History, such as the Theatre of Dionysus, the Temple of Asclepius and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus.
You will enjoy the magnitude of the Temple of Athena Nike, the Propylea and the Erechtheion before reaching the top of the hill where the Parthenon resides. You will stand in awe in front of the glorious monument and enjoy a one-of-a-kind panoramic view of the city of Athens.
By the end of the Acropolis Tour of Athens, you will have the best understanding of ancient Greek history and its importance and connection to modern day Athens.

Our Acropolis tour by bike is one of the best tours in Athens and combines the thrill of cycling with a detailed sightseeing experience. As this is the only tour in Athens offering both a bike tour of Athens and an Acropolis tour, it covers pretty much everything you expect to see and encounter in Athens. Designed for the average cyclist, the tour is perfect for all ages and fitness levels. As we avoid busy streets and the route is mostly flat with no hills during cycling, our tour is also the safest way to experience the essence of the city.

After the end of our tour, your tour guide will also give you lots of suggestions and tips for the rest of your vacation and make your stay the most unforgettable one!

Acropolis Museum
National Gardens
Presidential Mansion
Panathenaic Stadium
Zappeion Exhibition Hall
Temple of Olympian Zeus
Hadrian’s Arch
Theatre of Dionysus
Temple of Asclepius
Odeon of Herodes Atticus.
Temple of Athena Nike
Ancient Greek Agora, Roman Agora
Athens City Cathedral, Plaka Neigborhood

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

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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