Greece biking vacation, archaeology tour

The perfect self-guided Greece cycling vacation for anyone with a passion for archaeology and idyllic seaside resorts. Easygoing daily routes trace the history of ancient Greece across the Peloponnese.
Peloponnese Self-guided cycling tour Vytina Alonistaina Piana Tripoli Maninea Saint Fotini church Kapsia cave Tegea Eva Paralio Astros Mili Lerna Nafplio Mycenae Epidaurus Athens
Price
€490To€840 excluding flights
Duration
8 Days
Type
Tailor made
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Price: From 490€ (4 days) to 840 (8 days): Acc/tion 3/7 nights with breakfast, luggage transfer between hotels, maps and info about the area, 24h hotline, transfer riders & bikes from Nafplio to Epidaurus.
Single supplement €155, Bike rental €90.
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Description of Greece biking vacation, archaeology tour

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Price information

€490To€840 excluding flights
Price: From 490€ (4 days) to 840 (8 days): Acc/tion 3/7 nights with breakfast, luggage transfer between hotels, maps and info about the area, 24h hotline, transfer riders & bikes from Nafplio to Epidaurus.
Single supplement €155, Bike rental €90.
Make enquiry

Departure information

This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements

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Reviewed on 23 Sep 2023 by

Well organized tour and cycling away from the highways... Very enjoyable! Read full review

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2023 by

A wonderful adventure cycling mostly through secluded countryside. Choice of sites to visit en route was superb, we learnt so much about civilisation as far back as 4,000BC. Read full review

Reviewed on 23 Apr 2023 by

Riding through some of the quieter roads and orange groves and going to see Mycenae. Read full review

Reviewed on 14 Nov 2022 by

Loved being based in Nafplio, particularly at this time of year. Greeks celebrating national vacation. So much history within cycling range. Pension Daphne very friendly and accommodating. Read full review

Reviewed on 11 Jul 2022 by

Excellent. Read full review

Reviewed on 13 Jun 2022 by

Riding down the coast from Astro to Nafplio. The coast is simply breathtaking. Read full review

Reviewed on 26 Sep 2021 by

Great trip, can highly recommend Read full review

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2021 by

Perfect. Just what we hoped for and as a bonus we met other like minded people on the self guided tour who have become good friends. Read full review

Reviewed on 08 Nov 2021 by

Very well organised and we'd do it again. Good, prompt communication with the operator Read full review

Reviewed on 03 Oct 2020 by

This a great cycling vacation, not too strenuous but enough to make you feel like you have done a good days exercise. The visits to the archaeological sites, the caves, churches, the mountains, the sea and the small towns and villages provide interest along the way. Read full review

Reviewed on 28 May 2019 by

Smelling the orange blossoms as we rode from Astros to Nafplio was memorable. It was very fragrant, and we smelled them pretty much every day for the remainder of the trip. Read full review

Reviewed on 05 Jun 2018 by

The entire route was memorable between places, orchards, wildflowers Coastal regions. History, architecture, the people and food and wine. Read full review

Reviewed on 27 May 2018 by

Hard to pick out high points of this vacation because there were no low points. Even the brief and brutal thunderstorms on two occasions did not dampen the spirits (and only dampened cycling kit for a short while). The theatre at Epidavros was spectacular and the experience of staying in Napflio was memorable. Read full review

Reviewed on 01 May 2018 by

Every day presented something new and memorable. The archaeological aspects, notably at Epidaurus, Mycenae, and Argos, lived up to the epic tales that surround them. Read full review

Reviewed on 02 Oct 2017 by

Visiting Nafpoli was the most memorable. Read full review

Reviewed on 18 Jun 2017 by

The ancient ruins was the main highlight. Read full review

Reviewed on 01 Jun 2016 by

An incredibly enjoyable vacation! Good food, friendly people and wonderful sights. Read full review

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2015 by

Cycling through quiet countryside and seeing rural life, miles of apple, orange and olive trees, sheep and goats grazing, beehives everywhere, wild flowers, birds, lots of opportunities for sitting and drawing or dreaming. Read full review

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2015 by

Excellent- marvellous landscape, lots to see, good bicycle rides, meeting some special people, smooth service, many moving conversations and the pleasure of Greek life. Read full review

Reviewed on 04 Oct 2014 by

Excellent. Good hotels, reasonably priced food, well maintained cycles (The best cycles we have ever hired). The sites of interest on our journey were better and better everyday. The vacation operator Christos was very knowledgeable and took us on a mini tour of The Corinthian Canal on our way back to the airport as a bonus on his own initiative. Read full review

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

We are also owners of a small city hotel in the city of Tripoli in the center of Peloponnese. In all of our tours that pass from there you will most possible stay to us during your vacations. Here we recycle paper, glass, plastic and metal. At your arrival here you will be given a Travelers Code of Conduct, where you will get informed about how to apply maximum responsibility during your vacations concerning environmental and socio-cultural factors.

People

Choosing our vacations, you choose responsible vacations. As Mr Panagiotopoulos, founder and president of our company, was born and raised here, one of his biggest concerns is to secure that tourism will not affect negatively our area in ecological and socio-cultural way, and also that the locals will mostly benefit from your travel.

Our company which is the organizer and operator of this package is local-based and all our guides, drivers and employees are locals too, ensuring not only the economical benefit of our area but also your cultural benefit. In this trip, you will visit so many different places and you will always be surrounded by locals, experiencing the Greek way of living. But the most important thing for us, is that your presence here gives us a strong negotiation card for pressing the local authorities for the development of our area, such us constructing cycling streets in our city or finance and organize better our archaeological museums and sites.

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