Cycling and bike rental in Porto Cheli

A marvelous cycling destination in Greece

Cycling here is spectacular

Why cycling is an excellent way to explore Porto Cheli Porto Cheli is a beautiful destination and spoken about by many as one of Greece's best-hidden gems. It has so much to offer anyone who travels there, from its beautiful beaches, gorgeous views, secret coves, and some of the best hospitality Greece has to offer. The perfect way to get around this beautiful region is by cycling, and here's why.

Discovering a top cycling destination

Some of the top cycling resorts in the world have a few things in common. Firstly they have a variety of different terrain, this is something Porto Cheli has so much of, and depending on what
you're looking for, it's here. That relaxed flat coastline coffee ride with a good view of the sea is always a lot of fun. Want to get some elevation in and attack some climbs? You have the option here to by heading inland. Or you could mix it up into the hills for some climbing, and swift descent to a coffee, then take the tailwind home on the coast. It really offers everything a cyclist could want.

The next thing you need some epic sights to view. Not only does Porto Cheli have beautiful hidden beaches and secret coves. It also is only a short hop across to the beautiful islands of Hydra and Septses. Spetses is the smaller of the two and a very scenic island and perfect for a good ride and worth going for the bay's views alone. Hydra is the more oversized island, and it has some fantastic Monasteries.* As far as small Greek islands go, these are two of the most beautiful, in my opinion. When it comes to beaches back on the mainland, a favorite of mine is
the Spiaggia Kranidi, and it is definitely worth staying to see the sunset there. Hidden coves you will find all over the coastline and fill the region with an exquisite sense of mystery.

*Hydra island, despite its big size, has no roads; all cyclists should leave their bikes at their departure port - either Ermioni or Porto Cheli.

Riding your bike on roads with no traffic

Now for the roads, what cyclists love is smooth roads with little traffic, and you know you are getting that here in Porto Cheli. The small roads have very little car use and bigger roads are nice and wide. The locals have a loving appreciation for cyclists too. There's a lot of quiet lanes
in Porto Cheli just begging to be ridden on. Unlike cycling in countries which are established as cycling destinations, it's tranquil here and a really safe place to ride.

Now, as cyclists, we love our coffee, and no epic ride is complete without some fantastic coffee. Porto Cheli has some of the most amazing coffee shops. Having a lovely ride in the hills and coming down into the bay for a coffee to sit and watch the boats while a breeze cools you from a ride is a feeling like no other. It's a perfect coffee destination and a lovely place for some people watching.

Final thoughts

Porto Cheli just has it all, and it's a destination that gives so much in such a small region and caters to every cyclist. Would I recommend a visit? Yes, but make sure you give yourselves a good bit of time as there's a lot to experience and so much exploring to do and getting a bike will be the only thing you need to discover them.

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Is cycling safe in Greece

How safe is cycling / biking in Greece?

Cycling in Greece is wonderfully Safe! Read about drivers behaviour, road conditions & personal safety while cycling Greece. An objective study conducted by our team, which aims to provide the cycling community with reliable and credible information.

Arrival gate for delivering you bike rental at Athens Airport

Bike Rental Delivery at Athens Airport

We can have your bike rental delivered straight at the Athens Airport. Let us know your flight details, your car rental company and how to find you. Our staff will met you there and deliver you the bike without any dealys. Not enough space? Worry not, we can provide you with a bike rack to get your bike anywhere without any logistical hassles.
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How the delivery costs are being calculated? Is booking earlier better?

A sophisticated system constantly checks both our vans locations and at which of our hubs have the available for your request bikes. Basis those inputs it calculates the costs most optimised and efficient scenario, for us to deliver you bike. The earlier we know about that the better it is.

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Rent your bike everywhere in Greece

Athens, Peloponnese or Greek Islands, there is no restriction to where we can deliver your bike rental. In fact we are taking this a step further: just select two different locations that you want your trip to start and end leave all the rest to us. Another great idea is to book your flights on different airports and design a trip that connects those destinations.
Fleet of rental road bikes

A bicycle rental fleet for all needs

No matter if your are cycling to explore a region in Greece or to keep up with your fitness goals, our rental bike fleet covers every need you have. We share the same cycling culture and we know how important renting a proper bike is.