Easy to Moderate
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Tour Description

An ideal daily escape from the city of Athens for the active traveler who likes exploring new places on two wheels!

If you are visiting Athens and you are looking for a different, yet energetic, experience away from the city, then our “Spetses bike tour” is just for you! A unique daily adventure that perfectly combines sports with leisure, nature with culture and, of course, lots of fun!  Go around the whole island on a mountain bike, swim in its stunning beaches, visit the old port and taste local food, all in just one day!

Tour Highlights:

  • Visit the charming Spetses town with its picturesque old port
  • Ride your bike and go around the whole island on a scenic route (25 kms ride)
  • Enjoy spectacular scenic views over the Saronic Sea, amidst pine forests
  • Explore the secret Bekiris Sea Cave and swim inside the cave!
  • Swim in the crystal clear waters of Vrelos, Zogeria and Ag. Paraskevi beaches
  • Complement your daily adventure eating local specialties and sipping a glass of ouzo

Additional information

Tour paceActive/ Vigorous
Suitable forActive travelers
Comfort levelStandard
Available15 March – 30 June & 1 September – 30 November
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Day 1: Athens – Spetses island - Athens

Our meeting point is Gate D at Piraeus Port at around 7.30 am (depending on the ferry schedule of the day), where our tour leader will greet you and provide basic information about the program of the day. We will then embark on a high-speed ferry that will take us to Spetses island in approximately 2 hours. Once we get to the quaint capital town of Spetses, we will enjoy a short walk around its narrow paved streets and alongside the coast, also passing by the historic Posidonio Hotel, one of the main attractions of the island. You can optionally enjoy a coffee in one of the nice cafes at the port, before we pick up our mountain bikes and get started for our tour around the island.

We will follow the coastal road, along the rugged green shores of the northern side. After a short ascent, we will make a stop at the scenic Zogeria bay (km. 6), where you can refresh yourselves by swimming in its crystal clear waters (depending on the weather). We will then continue some more uphill, towards the Southern side of the island. The panoramic views over the sea and the Peloponnese will definitely captivate you! Half-way from the beginning, we’ll make our main stop at the beach of Ayioi Anargiroi (km. 13), where a nice beach and cafe will be ideal for some rest. At the right side end of the beach, we will explore the famous Bekiris Sea Cave, where islanders fled during an invasion of the Albanians, and where some scenes from great Greek movies were shot.

Leaving Ayioi Anargiroi we will head East and uphill following the road into the forest. After 8 kilometers we will be entering Spetses town from Ag. Marina. The old port is the next point of interest that we will visit. As sunset time approaches, enlightening the picturesque houses and buildings alongside the port, get your cameras in hands and capture the sheer beauty! With the bike tour coming to its end, we will return the bikes and still have some time to spend on the island. You can use this time to wonder around the alleys of Spetses town, shop some souvenir or local specialties, and sit in a seafood tavern to sample typical mezes and Greek ouzo.

In the evening, we’ll take the ferry back to Piraeus (around 20:00, depending on the ferry schedule of the day)

What is included:
 Trails Beyond tour leader
 Mountain bikes (Trek or similar) and helmet
 Snacks and water
 General Liability Insurance
 VAT 23% and all applicable taxes

What is not included :

Travel insurance
Ferry tickets (approx. 77 euro / person)
 Meal
Transfer to/from the port of Piraeus (for private transfers, please contact us)
Other expenses of personal nature and tips

Prices 2016:

Number of guests Price per person
For 2-3 guests

157 €

For 4-5 guests

98 €

For 6-12 guests

69 €

*Please read carefully our General Terms & Conditions

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