Tour for active people in Athens: mountain biking in Parnitha National Park

Adventurous excursion amidst the wild nature of Parnitha National Park. The tour starting in Athens includes mountain biking at Mount Parnitha, which is surrounded by a beautiful landscape. Follow your guide on narrow forest- and gravel paths and enjoy the time in the idyllic of Attica. Finally, a light meal with finger food awaits you in a typical Greek locality.

  • Tour / activity duration: half day
  • Languages: English
  • Transfer: Meeting point or hotel pick up in Athens
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Mountain biking near Athens in the National Park at Mount Parnitha

Experience an exciting mountain bike tour from Athens leading you to the beautiful Parnitha National Park, which you will explore on two wheels with an experienced guide.

Price overview

  • Mountain bike tour from Athens in Parnitha National Park - per person (13+ yrs.)110.-€
Biking through a National Park

Booking option: Mountain biking in Athens surroundings at Mount Parnitha

Pure nature on this tour! You will be taken from the capital to the starting point in Kryoneri to go on an adventurous mountain bike tour. Athens has a lot to offer, as well as the Parnitha National Park, which you will explore while mountain biking. You will pass through a beautiful scenery that surrounds Mount Parnitha. A true nature experience!


  • Duration: half day
  • Time: usually the tour starts in the morning
  • Months: possible all-year
  • Languages: English
  • Difficulty level: medium
  • Pick-up included in the price from: Athens
  • Starting points: Athens


  • Professional guide, introduction
  • Transfer from Athens to the starting point of the bicycle tour, mountain bike with accessories, support vehicle, bottle of water, energy bar, finger food with local specialities
Important information
  • Small groups with a maximum of 7 participants
  • The bike tour takes place in English, other languages on request.


  • Minimum age 13 years

Please bring along:

Sunglasses, sun blocker, sports- / hiking shoes, suitable clothing, backpack, camera

Detailed description

Active on the road while mountain biking from Athens through the beautiful Parnitha National Park

You start at your hotel or a meeting point in Athens and are taken to the village of Kryoneri, about 25 km from the city centre in Ostattika. There you will be briefly familiarized with the wheels, receive a safety briefing and off you go. The challenging mountain bike tour from Athens with a medium degree of difficulty (intermediate to advanced) leads you from here directly into Parnitha National Park. The guide takes you through a densely overgrown area with fragrant forests on small and gravel paths. The national park northwest of Athens is part of a mountain range and Mount Parnitha, at more than 1400 metres, is the highest peak in the capital's surroundings. Since the area is only very sparsely populated, the mountain biking near Athens takes place in a true idyll!

Even experienced mountain bikers will not be bored on this tour. You drive over hill and dale, can pass small stairs and enjoy the fantastic natural scenery. While you pedal, the guide reports about the country and its people and shows you hidden places that tourists normally don't get to see. In between there will be a short break and a snack during the Athens bike tour. You continue to the Kithara spring, where you can still see the remains of an old waterworks that in ancient times supplied Athens with water from Mount Parnitha.

If you want to reach more altitude, the experienced and local guide will take you to the village of Katsimidi. There is a view point and you can admire the ruins of an ancient lighthouse. The tour has some room for flexibility. The main thing is that the mountain biking near Athens will be an unforgettable experience for you! The excursion ends back in Kryoneri and before returning to the capital, you will be served a light meal with delicious snacks as finger food. If you want to be active in Athens and the surrounding area, the trip is simply perfect!. And around Athens there are some really good mountain bike trails in Greece.


Valid on the reserved day or for 12 months after date of purchase if no date has been selected. You will receive the tour operator's details with the purchased ticket. Attention: reservation is required! The reservation can be made through sunbonoo as part of the booking process or later by contacting the tour operator directly via phone or email.

Customer Reviews Mountain biking near Athens in the National Park at Mount Parnitha

Piroschka aus B. wrote on Mar 3, 2020
Overall rating
100 von 100

Pure nature and a demanding tour

Exactly what i needed. Well prepared and lovingly carried out. Gladly again!

Natur pur und eine fordernde Tour

Genau was ich brauchte. Gut vorbereitet und liebevoll durchgeführt. Gerne wieder!

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