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Athens: Skip-the-Line Acropolis & City Highlights Bike Tour

4.8 / 5

42 reviews

Activity provider: Athens by bike

Athens: Skip-the-Line Acropolis & City Highlights Bike Tour

Activity provider: Athens by bike

From US$ 70.11 per person

Explore the city’s main highlights as well as some hidden gems on a bike and get ready for an exciting visit to one of the most important monuments in the world, the Acropolis of Athens.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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  • Explore the city's main highlights and learn about Athens' rich history
  • Combine a fun cycling experience with a visit to the Acropolis
  • Visit the Acropolis and learn more about the history of the Parthenon
  • Explore local areas off the beaten path and enjoy unique views
  • Get the best overview of Athens and feel like a true local
Full description

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.

  • Licensed tour guide
  • Top quality conventional city 28' bicycle
  • Helmet
  • Acropolis and Parthenon tour
  • Athens historic center tour
  • Skip-the-line entry tickets (if option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Water
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • People who can't ride a bike

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Water

Know before you go

  • There are limited bikes for heights under 160 cm. Bikes are first come, first served
  • The tour runs in all weather conditions
  • You can use your own regular or electric bikes on the tour
  • If you choose the option without tickets, you can buy your tickets online in advance or at the meeting point during the check-in (cash only)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 42 reviews

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This tour, the city of Athens and especially our guide Stelios: Everything was great! we were able to let the pleasantly warm summer wind blow around our ears in the beautiful surroundings while we were guided from one exciting place to another. Even if my English skills are rather modest, I understood most of it and learned a lot about the history and the present of this place. I loved everything, thank you very much!

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August 31, 2022

Great experience with Dimitris. Fantastic advice on touring Athens, food to try, and places to go, and how to approach exploring Greece. Gave personalized advice on exploring the islands that really helped make the trip wonderful, like Naxos and Icarus for water sports (fantastic recommendations). Beautiful ride, strongly recommend. Also they let me charge my phone in the office after it died during the ride!

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August 8, 2022

We took an evoke tour through Athens. Even though we had explored many spots in the city there were still some that were new to us. It’s a beautiful way to acquaint yourself with the city or gain a different perspective. Our entire family of 5 said they loved it!

July 14, 2022

Product ID: 368551