See Athens by Bike
See Athens by Bike – Family biking activity in Athens is our brand new activity for kids. Can you think a better way of exploring the city?
See Athens by Bike
If your family is looking for a fun way to see Athens, this private family Bike Tour is for you. Fully customizable, we can create a route which takes you around the main historic sites, stops at a local coffee shop, and reveals some hidden secrets. Our guides are keen to share their knowledge of the city, and will make sure everyone has a good and safe time.
First time in Athens?
If you have never visited Athens before, we offer a suggested biking route around the heart of Athens. The route uses quiet roads and traffic-free areas, and our guide will make sure to avoid steep uphill sections. The biking is led at a nice relaxed pace, ensuring there is plenty of time for photos, and to soak up the atmosphere along the way.
There is also an option to use tag-along option for younger kids that are not so experienced with cycling.
A typical route designed with cyclists of average fitness and experience in mind includes:
- Riding through the National Gardens
- Cruising around Plaka and Monastiraki
- Circling the Acropolis
- Passing by the Ancient Agora and Panathenaic Stadium
During the tour, our guide will share insights into life in Athens as well as explaining some of the stories and history surrounding the city.
We’ve also got some nice touches that the kids will love. They can draw their name in Greek on ceramic and cast their vote like an ancient Athenian, find their way through a maze, and enjoy a game related to Pythagoras Cup story! And of course, they will also learn a myth about Athena & Poseidon and how goddess Athens became the patron goddess of the city!
The bike tour is a wonderful way to see some of the major landmarks and attractions of the birthplace of Athens, and something the kids will remember forever.
Our aim at Kids Love Greece is to provide you with unique family experiences by working with passionate locals. This is why we can suggest some customization options for your family Athens Bike tour.
Perhaps you have an interest in street art? We can include a route that passes by some of the most outstanding examples.
Do you want to visit the best places for souvenirs? Our guide can take you there.
This biking tour is a great way to see the highlights of the city, and experience Athens from a unique angle. Available all through the year, it’s suitable for kids who are used to biking and preferably from ages 8 or higher. If you have younger kids, there are seats available that adults can adjust on their bikes (up to 25 kgs).
Other Family-Friendly Activities in Athens
Are you staying in Athens for more than a day, and would like suggestions of other things to do whilst there? We have a great selection of handpicked activities. Please contact the Kids Love Greece team for more information, and we can help plan your perfect Greek vacation.
Families should know
This bike tour is designed for the average cyclist. We do not cycle on busy streets and we
avoid difficult uphill parts.
The bike tour is suggested for families with kids over 7 years old
There is a tag along option available for younger kids that are not so experienced with biking
Kids will love
- Biking in a new country!
- The ice cream and all fun games involved
Parents will love
- Biking on traffic free and quiet roads
- Seeing Athens from a different perspective
- Talking to the guide about life in Athens
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