Guided tour

Historic Athens: Small Group Electric Bike Tour

Activity provider: We Bike Athens

Historic Athens: Small Group Electric Bike Tour

Activity provider: We Bike Athens

From US$ 47.50 per person

Bring the whole family along for an eclectic mix of modern and ancient sights on an electric bike tour of Athens. Enjoy amazing views from Pnyka and Filopappos Hill, and glide down the picturesque streets of Plaka.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the ancient sights of Athens by electric bike
  • Enjoy panoramic views from Pnyka and Filoppapos Hill
  • Glide down the narrow streets of Plaka
  • Go to the ruins of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and the Areios Pagos
  • Discover the site of the very first Olympic Games
Full description

Embark on an electric bike tour of Athens that combines the city’s ancient and modern sites, and enjoy panoramic views, picturesque streets, and well-known archeological sights along the way. Following a short briefing and test ride at the centrally located meeting point, cruise through a park to familiarize yourself with the bike before the start of your tour proper.

Glide effortlessly up the hill to Pnyka and Filoppappou, where there will be time to admire the views and take panoramic photos. Go to see the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and the Areios Pagos (Supreme Court) on the slopes of the Acropolis, before heading to the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch.

Along the way, discover some of the city’s more modern monuments, and look at the Evzones (guards) standing in front of the Parliament building in their colorful tunics. Travel through the National Gardens to arrive at the Panathenaic Stadium, the site of the very 1st Olympic Games. Then, cycle back through the narrow streets of Plaka to discover a picturesque neighborhood just steps from the Acropolis.

Stop to look at the Tower of Winds and discover the Roman and ancient markets, before heading back.

Includes
  • Electric bike rental
  • Helmet
  • Guide
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

53 Apostolou Pavlou, Athens (near Thisseio train station). Right behind the small park right from the station about 50 meters distance.

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Know before you go

  • You are strongly advised to wear comfortable shoes and clothes
  • Please wear sun screen on sunny days
  • Multiple languages may be spoken by the tour leader
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 206 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Highly recommend this tour. Sterois was our guide. It was just me and my husband which was perfect to take in the city with just us. Great way to see the highlights and orient yourself in the city. Incredible views of the city. Recommend for early in your trip, especially because it allows you to revisit the spots throughout in more depth.

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May 26, 2022

An absolutely amazing experience, you see so much and really get to soak it up, you don’t feel rushed at all while getting to see the top hot spots of Athens! Our tour guide George (should be renamed George the Great!!) was fantastic, such a lovely guy with a great sense of humour and full of information. This tour is not to be missed!!

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October 23, 2021

Best part of the trip, was really fun biking round exploring the city and George (Guide) was personable, funny and knowledgeable. Even when asked questions outside of the tour he didn't hesitate with answers. Not only that at the end recommended non touristy bars and restaurants to eat in for a more authentic experience then hitting tourist traps. Already been to 3 and exceeded expectations. Would recommend strongly.

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October 22, 2021

Product ID: 52171