If you love staying active on vacations, or having an entertaining day with your family, grab your helmet, recharge your camera or smartphone batteries and follow us on a fun ‘n active Thessaloniki exploration on two wheels.
During this tour you’ll enjoy a delicate hour-long bicycle ride, while then you’ll continue your exploration with a stroll around the city, joining various exceptional not-to-miss stops.
Thessaloniki, the charming capital of the Greek region of Macedonia, is not only famous for its exciting history, as Alexander The Great, Paul the Apostle, Ataturk, and many more passed from here, but also, for the laid-back vibes synopsized by the Greek world ‘halara’, which means ‘take it easy.’
During this E-bike tour, you’ll get an amazing introduction to Thessaloniki by enjoying waterfront idyllic mementos, discovering hidden gems and snapping photos with some of Thessaloniki’s most famous landmarks.
You’ll meet your local guide at the iconic Lefkos Pyrgos (White Tower), the not-to-miss landmark of the city and after picking up your e-bike and helmet, you’ll start your ride through the main attractions and artworks of Thessaloniki.
While finding your way along the spectacular waterfront and city’s backstreets, your guide will call attention to some of their favorite places for authentic food and kicking back with a beverage.
After riding through the 12 thematic parks of the New Promenade of Thessaloniki, a seaside car-free zone, constructed in 2013 and already internationally awarded, where locals love to mingle, you’ll head to the Concert Hall of Thessaloniki. From here, enjoy uninterrupted sunset views over Thessaloniki, the Gulf of Thermaikos, and the mythical Mount Olympus.
Continuing your tour, you’ll wander along the Old Promenade of Thessaloniki, and through the city center’s bohemian neighborhood, you’ll experience the alternative local life by discovering pedestrian streets and hidden back streets full of hip cafes, boho-style bars, topnotch restaurants, awesome monuments and many more!
After this magnificent ride through the city, you’ll chill out in a local-favorite spot where you’ll wake up those taste buds with some delicious traditional Greek fast food and mouthwatering local sweets.
Before our tour comes to an end, you’ll drop off the bikes and stroll to a nearby all-day bar that once was one of the city’s most beautiful and historical mansions of a noble family.
Enjoy a craft beer in the bar’s shaded garden or indoor on cooler days and hear stories of Greek beer tradition that although started in the 19th century, recent archaeological findings have shown that beer production in Greece dates back to the bronze age.
Your Thessaloniki bike tour will sadly finish here, but we know you will definitely want to come back for more! Your guide will be more than happy to make recommendations for what else you can do if your plans allow you more time in Thessaloniki.
Inclusions: Local, English-speaking guide, E-bike and helmet rental, bottled water, rain poncho (if needed), one local craft beer or fresh juice for the children, one local snack (Greek tapas), one local sweet.
Exclusions: Additional food and drink, souvenirs and items of a personal nature, tips and gratuities for your guide