THE RISE OF NATURE BIKE RIDES
300 sunny days a year and countless lonely trails make the largest and most populous of the Greek islands a unique spot for mountain biking. With the freedom a self-guided bicycle tour allows, you can ride and hike to the Samaria Gorge in the White Mountains, or admire the Minoan architecture of Knossos, Europe’s oldest city. Lake Plastira in Thessaly, Zagorochoria in Epirus and Evrytania in central Greece, as they are mountainous areas, have also amazing cycling paths. The Peloponnese is giving you access to miles of picturesque cycling routes and fascinating archaeological sites around Nafplion, Tripoli, Mycenae and Sparta. Mountain biking in Greece, though, can be practiced everywhere, even at some of the Greek islands, like Rhodes. For example in this cosmopolitan island the cyclists can discover untouched land where the scenery alternates rapidly under the deep blue of the Greek sky, besides charming beaches and crystal-clear waters.
Next to riding on beautiful and challenging cycling routes in Greece, you can also visit a variety of historic places and dive deep into the country’s history.