Biking in Greece mainland and the Greek islands is a relatively new trend!
The diverse natural landscape of Greece offers cyclists the chance to discover green forests, mountain tops with breathtaking view to the sea, authentic rural villages, secluded beaches, blue domed chapels, and ancient sites.
Over the last years, many companies organize cycling holidays and tours in Greece! Bicycles and other equipment are usually provided by the tour company or is rented. In several organized one or multi-day tours, guides lead visitors through the most beautiful routes in nature.
The Greek islands are the most popular destination for biking in Greece, as their cycling routes are usually small and lead to beaches! Naxos, Paros, and Mykonos are amazing islands for cycling, while Santorini caldera cycling routes are also impressive. Ithaca, Kalymnos, Lefkada, and Meganisi are great destinations for cycling tours, while Crete is ideal for advanced cyclists because of its long cycling routes.
As for the Greek mainland, it has wonderful long cycling routes. Cycling in Peloponnese is a unique experience, as there are many interesting sights to see on way: from ancient temples and Byzantine monasteries to Venetian mansions and abandoned villages there’s a variety of places to visit!