Cycling Tours on Pilio / Pelion by the Aegean, Greece
All the tours below can be arranged on the dates that suit your group. Contact us with your preferred dates so that together we can organise an unforgettable holiday on Pelion.
9-Day Bike Tour
For mountain bikers we have planned the best bike tour someone can do on Mount Pilio. It is a nine-day cycling holiday from one end of Pilio to the other. Starting at Portaria, passing through many of the villages of western, central and southern Pelion we reach the island of Trikeri at the far southern tip of the peninsula.
This is the ultimate Pilio bike tour that includes many pleasant surprises, such as the Pagasitikos cruise (returning from Trikeri island by boat), participation in local events, wine tastings, and much, much more! Degree of difficulty** (moderate)
Dates: from 07/05/2018 to 04/06/2018 and on 03/09/2018
Price: €1380 (per person, mid-season, excluding flight)
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5-Day Bike Tour
This is an amazing cycling tour in central and southern Pelion. We will visit more than 10 traditional villages, ride on authentic trails, taste local wines and enjoy the best sunsets. It is not an easy tour, but ideal for women's groups since during the tour body massage, face treatment and many surprises will be offered!
Price: €940 (per person, mid-season, excluding flight)
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Bike and Sail
“Bike and Sail” is the ultimate trip for those who want to enjoy cycling on Pelion in combination with sailing to the Sporades islands. In seven days the participants will have the opportunity to cycle, to swim and discover Pelion, the most beautiful mountain in Greece, and the famous cosmopolitan islands of the Sporades. Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos. Traveling from place to place with modern sailing yachts with a skipper, we will live the magic of the cruise and the adventure of mountain biking, visiting arguably the most beautiful part of Greece. Degree of difficulty** (moderate).
Price: €2490 (per person, mid-season, excluding flight, for a group of 4-8)
Pelion Panorama (central and north-east)
This is an 8-day tour that combines cycling and walking in the paths of Pelion. Starting from the city of Volos and passing through the nicest parts of central, northern and eastern Pelion, participants will have the opportunity to discover some of the rare beauty of the mountain. Walking in unspoiled countryside, waterfalls and the Caves of Poseidon are just some of the unforgettable places participants will experience. Degree of difficulty** (moderate).
Price: €1680 (per person, mid-season, excluding flight)
One-day and half-day bike tours
Along The Coast (half-day trip)
The "Along The Coast" trip is a wonderful excursion that starts from Kato Gatzea, passes the beaches of Kala Nera and Koropi on a path near the sea, shaded by ancient olive groves. Then we enter the forest and walk, meeting many hidden beauties and surprises, such as waterfalls and little lakes where the adventurous can swim in the icy waters. Break for a picnic lunch in the forest and back. An ideal getaway for families, children, and more! Duration about 3.5 hours. Degree of difficulty * (easy).
Time & dates: 10.00am daily from 01/04/2018 - 31/10/2018
Volos City Cultural Tour (half-day trip)
Τhe "Volos City Cultural Tour" is open to all visitors of the area. It is a bike tour of the city of Volos, where participants will have the opportunity to visit the main museums and attractions. Duration 3,5 hours. Degree of difficulty * (easy).
9 Villages Bike Tour (full-day trip)
Τhe “9 Villages Bike Tour” is the best way to get to know almost all central Pelion in a single day. Starting from Makrinitsa and passing through 9 villages of Pelion, through a magical journey, we arrive at sea level and terminate at Kala Nera beach. This tour has great cycling and cultural interest because participants will have the opportunity to go round chapels, monasteries, museums, villages with their traditional squares, and more. Duration approximately 6 hours. Degree of difficulty *** (difficult).
Eastern View to the Caves (full-day trip)
This tour connects the top of Pelion with the north and east side. We start cycling in Chania (1200m) and arrive at Pouri. Here we make a stop in the village square with the large plane tree and continue to the beach of Chorefto. The entire route is uniquely beautiful and is in the woods. If the weather allows, and participants wish, this tour can be combined with a visit by boat to the Poseidon caves further along the coast! Duration 6+ hours. Degree of difficulty **(moderate).
Southern View (full-day trip)
This tour offers the opportunity to enjoy the south side of the Pelion peninsula. Starting near Neochori, we pass from Siki in the direction of Argalasti. The route descends to the coastal resort of Horto before arriving at the magnificent Milina, famous for one of the best sunsets in Greece! Duration 5+ hours. Degree of dfficulty***(difficult).
Bike and BBQ (full-day trip)
Τhe "Bike and BBQ" trip is a bike tour that appeals to those who don't have great experience of mountain biking and see it as real fun. We start from our base in Portaria and ascend to Katichori and Anemoutsa. Then we continue towards Drakia along a spectacular route with wonderful views. We end up at Soutrali beach. After a long ride of about 3.5 hours all the toil is vindicated. Partners will have prepared BBQ with cold drinks and beers! We will swim and when the "party" is over we head back to base by car. Degree of difficulty ** (moderate).
Bike and Sail (full-day trip)
An amazing combination of cycling and sailing. We start early in the morning with the "Along the coast bike tour" and after we finish the cycling in Kala Nera, we board the sailing boat and head to Trikeri. Along the way we will swim in crystal clear waters, there will be an opportunity to do some stand-up paddle boarding (SUP), and when we get to Trikeri we will visit the Monastery before eating in one of the tavernas at the harbor. Finally, a return trip across the Pagasitikos Sea to Kala Nera by boat!
Unique experience not to be missed! Degree of difficulty * (easy).
Talk to us about your wishes. Tell us about your interests, whether they be historical, cultural, sporting or whatever else, tell us what you have in mind and what is of great importance to you, and we in our turn will arrange a one-day or multi-day trip that suits you.
Pelion offers literally everything for every taste and it will be our pleasure to organize your next holiday together!
On all rides we provide participants with energy drinks, snacks, water, fruit, coffee.
Bike or Hike collaborates with local travel agents and other certified ecotourism professionals.
Price reductions are available for groups of six or over.
Contact Bike Or Hike for full details of the tour you are interested in.