Olympus Biking Day Tour from Thessaloniki - Grekaddict

Olympus Biking Day Tour from Thessaloniki

From EUR 115

If you are tired of seeing Greece’s beauties from the bus and want to experience the country through a more alternative way than we have the right solution for you: the Olympus Biking Day Tour! Grab your friends and family and join the adventure of exploring the wonders of Mount Olympus on bikes.
Mount Olympus is the tallest mountain in Greece and is locals’ favorite location for biking and hiking activities, making the Olympus Bike Tour the perfect opportunity for you to experience Greece like the locals do. Make your stay in Greece more exciting by exploring the country’s wonders while biking with your friends. The Mount Olympus biking tour only requires average physical fitness, due to the mild terrain, and its kid friendly, so bring the little ones! We want you to enjoy biking in Olympus to the fullest in this relaxed and carefree activity, so sign up for your Olympus biking tour and experience this wonder.

Inclusions

  • Transportation to and from Thessaloniki
  • Support vehicle (with first-aid kit, bicycle repair kit, water and snacks)
  • Certified guides
  • Water bottle
  • Bicycles and helmets
  • Children’s bicycle
  • Children’s seat
  • Complimentary photos

Exclusions

  • Food
  • Gratuities

Additional Info

  • Length of the tour is 2.5 km on foot and 17.5 km by bicycle
  • Total elevation: Up 750m / Down 1,340m
  • Hiking and cycling clothing suitable for the season
  • Towel and swimwear (whoever wants to swim in the natural pools)
  • It’s advisable to carry with you a small backpack for a few belongings that you consider necessary during the routes, like windproof jacket, sunglasses, sunscreen, mobile phone etc.
  • The 5th person travels in seat of limited comfort (back seats have less space for legs)
  • This tour requires a minimum of 3 people to operate

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  1. Departure from Thessaloniki – The departure from Thessaloniki is at 9 AM towards Mt Olympus. We start the tour with a visit to the Old Monastery of St. Dionysios which is located on the slopes of Olympus, next to the Enipeas river. There we are going to be guided in the sites of the Monastery with the magnificent Christian art, and after that, we are going to descend into the trail that is part of the E4 European path. This is the starting point of our hike to “Prionia” trailhead. The hike is around 2 hours walking next to natural pools and falls, after which you will have some free time to rest and eat.
  2. Biking to Litochoro – Our little adventure continues as we cycle our way to Litochoro village overlooking the Enipeas gorge. The road on which you will cycle varies from dirt road (1km) to paved road (16.5km). The terrain, besides being surrounded by mesmerizing landscape, is mostly downhill. At the viewpoint “Zilnia” there will be a nice opportunity for pictures.
  3. Arrival to Thessaloniki – We will end the biking tour at the foot of Mt. Olympus, on a coffee shop next to the river Enipeas. There, you will be given free time to rest and recap your experience while the organizing team arranges the equipment in the car. Afterwards, you will be returned to your starting location in Thessaloniki arriving back in the city at 7 PM.

Highlights

  • Bike Mount Olympus
  • Fun for the whole family
  • Explore like the locals
  • Exercise and explore
  • Beautiful views

Route

  1. ThessalonĂ­ki