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Athens: Old Town Highlights Electric Bike Tour

1. Athens: Old Town Highlights Electric Bike Tour

Cycle the historic center of Athens on a 9-kilometer bike tour, and see archaeological and architectural highlights of the city such as the Panathenaic Stadium, Presidential Mansion, indoor exhibition center of the Zappeion Hall, and Roman Agora. Discover the city’s green spaces, such as the National Gardens. Explore historic neighborhoods, such as Plaka, in the footsteps of the Acropolis. Go to the ancient burial site of Kerameikos Cemetery. Admire the dome of the National Observatory of Athens, and enter the traditional neighborhood of Thission.  Although you will not enter any of the archaeological sights, you will stop for approximately 5-8 minutes at each one while your tour leader provides valuable information and tells interesting stories. Get off your bike for a short walking tour of an areas that bikes can’t access, but leads you to an amazing view far off the tourist path.  Designed for the average cyclist, the route avoids the busy city traffic by following mostly flat paths and bike trails. Enjoy a more intimate experience in groups of no more than 12 people.

Athens: Acropolis & Parthenon Guided Electric Bike Tour

2. Athens: Acropolis & Parthenon Guided Electric Bike Tour

Learn about the ancient and modern Athens in a fun and exciting way with this guided bike tour. Discover Athens’ main attractions as well as some secret spots and enjoy some of the most famous monuments in the world at the Acropolis of Athens. Ride through the National Gardens, a green oasis in the heart of Athens and get a glimpse of the Panathenaic Stadium, the symbol of modern Olympic Games, as well as Zappeion Hall, a magnificent architectural neoclassical structure. Take the most memorable photos in front of the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Handrian’s Arch before heading to the Acropolis. Uncover the importance of monuments that are essential to Greek History, such as the Theatre of Dionysus, the Temple of Asclepius and, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus on foot. 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 to enjoy a one-of-a-kind panoramic view of the city of Athens. After the Acropolis ride towards the vibrant Thission district. Catch a glimpse of the Ancient Greek and Roman Agora and marvel at the Athens City Cathedral.Cycle through the charming Plaka Neighborhood where the central local market for souvenirs and small gifts is found. Designed for the average cyclist, the tour is perfect for all ages and fitness levels. Avoid busy streets and follow a route that is mostly flat with no hills. Experience the essence of the city in a safe way.

Athens and Piraeus Private Tour For Groups

3. Athens and Piraeus Private Tour For Groups

Discover both ancient and modern Athens on this tour. First, you will head to the Acropolis, which - along with its Parthenon - is the most important ancient site in the Western world. You need around one hour to visit the Acropolis and Parthenon (in high season calculate an hour and a half). After this, you will take a panoramic tour around all of Athens' most important monuments. You will have the opportunity to visit, stop, and take pictures at: the Temple of Zeus, Panathenaic Stadium, National Library, the Greek Parliament with the changing of the guards, and Ancient Agora/Roman Agora. You can also choose to stop for shopping, souvenirs, or a walk in famous areas like the Plaka old city area, the Monastiraki area, Ermou street shopping center, or Varvakeios central food market. Next, you will drive 10km south from the center of Athens to the port city of Piraeus. This is the biggest port in the Mediterranean, the hub of the Aegean ferry network, the centre of Greece’s maritime trade, and the base for its large merchant navy. Beyond its shipping offices, banks, and public buildings are a jumble of pedestrian precincts, shopping districts, and rather grungy areas. Discover the most attractive quarters of Piraeus city, like Mikrolimano little port, Marina Zeas/Pasalimani, the Peiraiki coastal area, and Kastella Hill.

Athens: Guided E-Scooter Tour in Acropolis Area

4. Athens: Guided E-Scooter Tour in Acropolis Area

Discover the wonders of Athens with Parthenons Scooters on our exhilarating e-bike , e-scooter tours in the Acropolis area. Embark on a thrilling adventure through the ancient streets, effortlessly gliding past iconic landmarks like the view of Parthenon. Our experienced guides will provide captivating commentary, immersing you in the city's fascinating history. Choose our comfortable e-bikes, e-scooters for a convenient and eco-friendly way to explore. Uncover hidden gems and soak in the rich cultural heritage of Athens with Parthenons Scooters. Book your unforgettable tour now on Get Your Guide! MEETING POINT : 16 KAVALLOTI str. ATHENS (our store) STATION 1 : Odeon of Herodes Atticus STATION 2 : Ancient site of Kerameikos STATION 3 : National observatory of Athens STATION 4 : Philopappou hill - Prison of Socrates PASS BY : The historical Dionysiou Areopagitou Street STATION 5 : Arch of Hadrian STATION 6 : Temple of Olympian Zeus During our tour, you will have a lot of photos, videos and much more...

Athens: Electric Bike Tour of the Acropolis & Ancient Ruins

5. Athens: Electric Bike Tour of the Acropolis & Ancient Ruins

Your tour begins in the Acropolis area a few meters away from the Acropolis Museum where you meet your guide at the Scooterise office. After a brief orientation, hop on your e-bike and feel the breeze while you stroll next to the most prominent monuments in Athens. Marvel at the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch and continue to the vast open space at Zappeion Exhibition Hall to enjoy your e bike tour. Relish the beauty of the first modern Olympic Stadium “Kallimarmaro”which acts as the perfect location for a picture. From a special angle that your expert and local guide will show, you can admire the Parthenon which is an oasis for your eyes to see. Take a small break for a refreshment if needed and then continue your journey at the Presidential Palace where you can marvel at the ceremonial choreography and change of the presidential guards called “Evzones”. Adore the magnificent National Gardens as your e-bike assists you all the way for the most pleasurable and comfortable tour of your life. As you visit the Parliament you can view the Tomb of Unknown soldier where the “Evzones” are guarding. Enjoy the last part of your tour through Monastiraki which acts as the marketplace right from the ancient times called “Agora”. Before finishing your wonderful tour at Scooterise and while wandering in Plaka, the old neighborhood of Athens, be sure to pick your favorite traditional Taverna to enjoy your lunch, dinner or an afternoon Greek coffee right after the completion of your tour.

Athens E-Bike guided tour,22 must see locations. History&fun

6. Athens E-Bike guided tour,22 must see locations. History&fun

Welcome to Parthenon Wheelers website! We are a bicycle tour agency based in Athens, Greece, and we specialize in providing unforgettable tours around the city’s most popular historic places! Our team of expert guides is passionate about sharing their love and knowledge of Athens with visitors from all over the world. We believe that the best way to experience this magnificent city is on two wheels, and our tours are designed to take you on a journey through time, exploring the rich history and culture of Athens. Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a first-time rider, our tours are suitable for all levels of experience. We provide comfortable and well-maintained bicycles and safety equipment to ensure a smooth and enjoyable ride. Our tours are also conducted at a leisurely pace, allowing you to take in the sights and sounds of Athens at your own pace. Our tours take you to some of the most iconic and historically significant places in Athens, including the Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Ancient Agora, and the Panathenaic Stadium. Our expert guides will provide you with fascinating insights into the history, mythology, and culture of these incredible places. At our agency, we are committed to providing our guests with the highest level of customer service. Our website makes it easy to book a tour, and our team is always available to answer any questions you may have. We also offer private tours for those who prefer a more personalized experience. Thank you for considering us for your next adventure in Athens. We look forward to sharing the magic of this incredible city with you!

Athens: Island Cruise with Lunch & Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket

7. Athens: Island Cruise with Lunch & Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket

Take a cruise from Piraeus to the islands of Agistri, Moni, and Aegina. See the ancient Temple of Apollo and savor a traditional Greek lunch on the beach. Make use of a two-day, hop-on hop-off bus ticket with access to the Acropolis and Vouliagmeni Lake.  Cruise:Sail out to sea from Marina Zeas in Piraeus after being welcomed aboard your boat with coffee, juice, and pastries.   Land on Agistri, a little island paradise. Gaze in awe at the beautiful cliffs and hills covered with pine trees, swim in the crystal clear waters or stroll around the traditional alleys of the island’s villages. Make a stop on the protected island of Moni and anchor close to the beach. Indulge in a delicious lunch served with Greek wine, beer, and soft drinks. After lunch, take the chance to go snorkelling, relax in the sun, or discover the plants and wildlife that call Moni island home. Drop anchor by the picturesque port of the island Aegina, famous for housing the ancient Temple of Apollo and Temple of Aphaia. Spend free time on the island at your own pace, departing at 17:00 pm and arriving back at Marina Zeas at 19:00 pm. Hop-On Hop-Off Bus:Benefit from easily accessible bus transportation to some of the best attractions in Athens. Access 4 lines over 2 days: the Athens line, Piraeus line, Glyfada line, and Vouliagmeni line. Choose to listen to pre-recorded commentaries in 16 languages, providing historical and cultural information as you drive around the monuments of Athens. Get on or get off the bus at 35 different stops and the beaches down in the south. Decide to spend your day swimming at the breathtaking Vouliagmeni Lake by travelling on the Vouliagmeni line.

Athens: Acropolis with Museum, Guided Tour & Greek Lunch

8. Athens: Acropolis with Museum, Guided Tour & Greek Lunch

Enjoy a guided tour of the Acropolis monuments including the Parthenon and Temple of Nike. Visit the Acropolis Museum and admire the ancient antiquities. Benefit from skip-the-line admission and learn interesting facts from your knowledgeable guide. End your experience with a delicious Greek lunch near the Acropolis Museum.

Athens, Acropolis Museum, Cape Sounion, Cruise & Delphi

9. Athens, Acropolis Museum, Cape Sounion, Cruise & Delphi

Take this opportunity to combine half-day and full-day tours to take in a wide range of what Athens has to offer. Over this 3-day period you can set your own schedule and choose which days to take the following tours: Athens Sightseeing and Acropolis Museum Morning Tour: Start with a short stop at the Panathinaikos Stadium, the site of first Olympic Games in 1896. See the most important monuments of Athens, making your way to the Acropolis. Continue with a pleasant short walk, passing by Herodion and the Dionysos Theater, to the New Acropolis Museum, where you’ll have a chance to view the exhibits. Cape Sounio Afternoon Tour: Enjoy a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road and take in stunning views of the Saronic Gulf. You’ll pass through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs on the way to Cape Sounio, where you’ll visit the 5th-century B.C. Temple of Poseidon, at the tip of Attica. Full-Day Delphi Tour: You’ll drive through Thebes, Levadia, and Arachova on the way to Delphi. Famous for its theater, Temple of Apollo, and ancient ruins, Delphi was considered the center of the earth and the universe in the classical Greek world. Pass by Castalia Spring and visit the archaeological site the Temple of Apollo. Explore the holdings of the Museum of Delphi, including the unique bronze Charioteer, the Naxian Sphinx, and the Statue of Antinoos. Full-Day Cruise to Poros, Hydra, and Aegina: Take a break from city sightseeing and relax on a cruise to the islands outside of Athens. Travel to the green island of Poros, see Aegina's temple of Afaea (optional tour), and discover why Hydra is considered one of the most beautiful of the Greek islands.

Athens: Private Panoramic Night Tour with Personal Driver

10. Athens: Private Panoramic Night Tour with Personal Driver

See Athens transformed in the evening on this private panoramic drive through the city. Marvel at iconic monuments golden against the skyline and experience Athenian nightlife before stopping at a Greek traditional tavern for dinner as pre-discussed by yourself and your driver. Get picked up in a luxury vehicle by your private driver, then start your evening with a visit to the Acropolis of Athens. Choose to visit highlights like the Temple of Zeus, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the former royal palace which is now the Greek House of Parliament. Continue the panoramic tour around the Athens Trilogy, three neoclassical buildings including the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Spot the Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaro), where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896, then see Mount Lycabettus (Saint George), Athens’ highest hill, offering an unbeatable panoramic view of all the city. Finish off your night by having dinner (at your own expense), either in a traditional Greek Taverna at Plaka with a view of the acropolis or at Mikrolimano, a small port of Piraeus, right next to the sea.

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The tour was great!!! Dimos, our tour guide, took us to see all the sites we hoped to see during our stay in Athens. As well, he took us to out of the way places to get special experiences that we would have missed had we not signed up for the bike tour!! With that experience early in our stay we knew where we wanted to go back to spend more time induring our stay. Thanks Dimos!!

Exo na po ta kalitera logia gia oli tin diorganosi tis ekdromis. Tha tin proteina se olous! Ta e-scooters einai pragmatika i kaliteri epilogi gia na deite ta istorika mnimeia tis polis. Emas mas arese oli i empeiria kai perasame katapliktika. Euxaristoume therma ton ksenago mas o opoios eixe kanei eksairwtiki ksenagisi. Mpravo sas, paidia! Tha ksanarthoume sigoura!

bikes were excellent. the guide was better. very chill way to see the acropolis and surrounding areas. good bits of info given as well. highly recommend.

Great tour, we've visited multiple places and heard really interesting stories about each of them - lots of history and lots of fun with scooters!

Relaxed tour giving an interesting insight on the centre of Athens and beyond.