Mt Parnitha & Athens' Summit

Fitness

3

Intermediate

Difficulty: 3 out of 5

Total Distance: 30km

Total Elevation: 700m

Bike Types: Road, Fitness & E-bike

Overview

A day of cycling on the verdant site of Mt Parnitha that will take you to the highest point of Athens, 1370m above sea level. For the ones who seek a cycling challenge they can start their cycling from the banks of the mountain, while others can hop on the cable car and start their cycling a bit further to the top (1100m). The view at the top is simply marvelous, with a 360c wide open view.

Self Guided
from €130/person
Fully Guided
from €180/person
Prices are valid for March, April, May, November and December for groups of 4
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Itinerary

Cycling towards the Athens' skyline

Morning

08:30Hotel pick-up

We pick you up from your hotel and shuttle you to the starting point

09:15Arrival at the starting point

Normally the shuttle service to the cable car takes approx 45 minutes. We will chose the time of the day to avoid any traffic during the rush hour.

Cable car up to the mountain

That is a lovely way to go up the mountain. Simply breathtaking! It will take us 15-20 minutes to get to the end.

10:00Bike fitting and adjustments

We fit you on the bike(s) ensuring a proper cycling position. (if you have any recent measurements please let us know in advance)

Short briefing

Sharing a few details and ideas on how to make the best out of the route

Cycling

10:30Cycling the forest roads of mt. Parnitha

The biggest part of the route is closed for vehicle's circulation making the cycling here quite, safe and beautiful. The ride imposes no major difficulties, since the rider will only have to cover a few uphill parts. The most impressive thing on this cycling route is the constantly changing views, as it circles the mountain mass on Parnitha. On a clear day some can see the Aegean sea beyond the Evia island.

Option to increase the millage / elevation

The current route allow us to increase the route's length and difficulty. Please let us know to adjust the day accordingly.

After Cycling

Light lunch [Optional]

after the ride we may have some lunch at local restaurant and avoid feeling empty (the cost of the lunch is not included)

15:00Shuttle to the hotel

We shuttle you back to the hotel

16:00Arrival at the hotel

Things to see

mt Parnitha - Mt Parnitha

Climbing up the Mt Parnitha is a bike ride all cyclist should do during their time in Athens. It is truly stunning long climb that will take you to the city's highest point.

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Self Guided

Bikes, Shuttle & Support

€130 / person

Fully Guided

Bikes, Shuttle, Support & Guides

€180 / person