General

“Poseidon Ride” Cape Sounio, Athens

Join the Best Guided Bike & Sightseeing Tour with Specialized Bikes

Tour 1: Poseidon Ride with Fitness/Hybrid Bikes, 75€per person

  • Grade: Medium. We recommend this tour for regular cyclists
  • Cycling Distance / Route: 45km coastal route to Cape Sounio “Temple of Poseidon” site
  • Terrain: Asphalt public road, low hilly parts as well, low traffic
  • Cycling Time: 2 – 2, 1/2 hours, with stops
  • Total Tour Time: 6 hours
  • Start and Finish Time: 09.00 – 15.00
  • Average Participation 6 to 8 persons. More or less persons on request, with a different price

Tour 2: Sport Poseidon Ride with Road Bikes, 90€ per person

  • Grade: Challenging. We recommend this tour for fit cyclists
  • Cycling Distance / Route: 60km coastal route to Cape Sounio “Temple of Poseidon” site
  • Terrain: Asphalt public road, low hilly parts as well, low traffic
  • Cycling Time: 2 – 2, 1/2 hours, with stops
  • Total Tour Time: 6 hours
  • Start and Finish Time: 09.00 – 15.00
  • Average Participation 6 to 8 persons. More or less persons on request, with a different price

There is always the option to join all tours even if you are not in the mood to bike.
During the bike ride you follow the group by the support car, only 45€ per person

What’s included

• Bike Rental (Specialized brand) & Helmet. Riding with small group
• Pro Bike leader on road (English & Greek language)
• Support van during the bike ride
• Transfer from/to Athens
• Entrance ticket at the Archaeological site “Temple of Poseidon”
• Fun & leisure time

After the cycling experience this tour offers you 1 hour leisure time at a beach

Not included in the price
Meals, Snacks, Drinks, Refreshments, Water. No worries. We will stop at the Cape Sounio archeological site “Temple of Poseidon”, where you will find a proper bar to buy a coffee, a snack, refreshment

Starting and Finish Place
Kassimatis Cycling-The store (Official Specialized Concept Store), 8 Ippodamias Sq., Piraeus
Kassimatis Cycling offers SiS products, electrolytes, energy bars and gels. Prepayment options upon your request basis or buy them on site at the start point of the tours
2nd pick up point
Argyroupoli Metro Station (line 2), exit Vouliagmenis av. direction to the beach

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When are the tours available?
Mondays to Saturdays, all year round. Except public holidays and Sundays

What to Bring?
Sunglasses, sun-protection cream, camera, If the weather is good, swimming clothes!
We recommend a bottle of water and a backpack as well.

Riding Style
On guided tours, riders tend to stick together as a group. Riders only at the Sport Poseidon Ride, sometimes can go ahead to the next turn, but the norm is sticking together.

Easy to send a request for booking

Availability Status, Booking Confirmation:

After your request, we try our best to reply within 24 hours to your e-mail

If you receive an open availability status, you have the green light for book on the requested date. Then you’re welcome to proceed in to the payment. You are strongly suggested to complete your payment at least 96 hours (4 days) or more days prior to the tour day. After your payment, you will receive at your personal e-mail, a booking confirmation message

Last minute?

  • No penalty & upon availability basis: We accept payments until 48 hours prior to the time of the requested tour. This term is valid only if your tour is taking place Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • In case you fail to complete the payment 48 hours prior the tour, you have one more chance to book your place. If we confirm you a last minute open availability status, you can make the payment on site, 5 minutes before we start the tour, using a credit card or and cash & that means you accept to pay last minute penalty, 15% to the tour price

Payment Options:

Payment via electronic bank transfer, deposit 100% at KASSIMATIS CYCLING bank account

BANK NAME: EUROBANK EFG. BANK ACCOUNT: 0026 0109 17 02000 15680

ΙΒΑΝ: GR77 0260 1090 0001 7020 0015 680.   BIC: ERBKGRAA

OWNER NAME: N.G. KASSIMATIS SOLE SHAREHOLDER LTD. (NIKOLAOS KASSIMATIS)

Easy Cancelation

Cancel up to 96 hours/4 days in advance to the tour start time, for a full refund

If the tour is canceled less than 96 hours before the time it begins, we don't offer any refund

Bad Weather Refund

Our tours take place in normal weather, not in rain or extreme hot

In case of bad weather, all participants will take 80% refund

Refunds take place max 4 weeks after the cancellation date and 3% commission is kept for credit card refunds if you cancel the tour

If the tour is cancelled by us, no commission is kept and you are entitled to a full refund

Itinerary

This 6 hour tour starts in the heart of Piraeus’ port, the vibrant Kassimatis Cycling store (Official Specialized Concept Store, located at Ippodameia square, only 5 minutes walking distance from Piraeus Metro station (line 1).

09.00 to 09.15
Meeting with your Guide. Getting on our transfer van to start the tour.
09.15 to 09.25
Stop at the 2nd pick up point, at Argyroupoli Metro Station. Our van stops to pick you up on the road with the direction to the beach (not to Athens city)
09.25 to 10.00
We are heading on a beautiful route out of city to the east, following the coast line of the Glyfada, the Vouliagmeni lake, towards the picturesque beach resort of Anavyssos
10.00 to 10.15
At Eden Resort you will meet the Kassimatis Bike Station. Our Guide and the driver will help you to wear the suitable helmets and to ride the bikes. We are ready to go!
10.15 to 12.15
We are cycling across the sea. Sun is rising while we are heading to the Sounio Cape, where is situated one of the most spectacular ancient monuments in Greece, the 2.500 years old Temple of Poseidon (Neptune is the name in latin, and he was the God of the Seas for the ancient world). During the ride we will stop at some beach spots to take pictures & videos with your camera. We will meet small fishing villages and touristic beach resorts as well. You will forget that you are just few kilometers from Athens. The landscape looks alike to a Greek island perhaps. Let your imagination travel you! Be calm, be good, enjoy!
12.15 to 12.45
We have reached the Temple of Poseidon. Your admission ticket is included, no worries. Take your time have some rest next to these amazing ancient monument. The view to the Aegean Sea will take your breath away. Make a short visit into the archaeological site (self guided) and return to our van.
12.45 to 14.15
We are on the van driving back to the Eden Resort for a fantastic leisure time. A Kassimatis Bike Tent is located at this venue. Enjoy food and beverage facilities, a sandy beach for sunbathing while you are listening lounge music, swimming. This is why our tour is known as the best guided bike and sightseeing tour in Athens. It has everything you may ask for!
14.15 to 15.00
We are on the van driving back to Athens city. First stop at Argyroupoli Metro station and the last stop, where our tour finishes, the Kassimatis Bike Store at Piraeus. Wish you the best for the rest of the day

Available departures

When are the tours available? Mondays to Saturdays, all year round (Never on Sundays and public holidays)

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