Breathtaking Motorcycling in Greece: Aegean meets the Ionian Sea
Prices (without motorcycle rental):
With Tour Leader – Minimum 4 persons in the group – 12 days/11nights
- Driver + Pillion: € 2340 / per person
- Driver in shared double room 2480 € / per person
- Driver in single room: 2860 € / per person
Without Tour Leader (self-guided):
- Driver in shared double room: from € 1.630 (depending on the season and types of hotels.)
- Driver in single room: from € 1.980 (depending on the season and types of hotels.)
- Overnight accommodation in elegant & spacious hotels or traditional high quality guesthouses
- Daily breakfast
- 2 Dinners (welcome and farewell dinners)
- Tour planning & briefing
- Executive Medical Care & Travel Insurance – Insurance covers medical assistance and luggage for both the driver that his passenger for all medical expenses incurred in Greece and support costs for repatriation in case of accident or illness during the tour, as well as the loss or theft luggage
- Briefing package outlining the trip details – i.e. safety tips, notes about attractions and sights, hotel information and route features
- Travel to and from the Motorcycle rentals
- All applicable taxes
Price Does Not Includes:
- Motorcycle Rental
- Tour Leader on motorcycle
- Road tolls
- Entries to the monuments and museums, archaeological sites, natural sites, etc.
- Tour Guides at attractions/Museums
- Main meals, drinks & snacks (except welcome and farewell dinners)
- Any personal expenses
- Transfer to and from airport (available upon request, with extra charge)
- Any bank transfer fees
- Anything not mentioned in the “included in price” section
Day 1 Athens
After you arrive, you will travel to our hotel in central Athens located right next to the Acropolis. You will settle in and then have a welcome dinner with the tour leader. It will be an opportunity to get to know your travel companions and the staff who will be on hand to give you all the information you need for the trip. You will be briefed on the places that will be visited, driving in Greece, safety advice and any other questions you may have. Afterwards, you will have time to enjoy the beauty of the city of Athens.
Day 2 Athens - Sounion
120 km - 3h of riding
Today is our first day on the road and will begin with breakfast at hotel and picking up your motorcycle. Before we depart, we will take a short walk and visit the Acropolis Museum, the first of many UNESCO areas of your tour.
In the early afternoon, you will take a beautiful drive along the “Athenian Riviera” to Sounion and visit the Temple of Poseidon. Here, we will have an opportunity for coffee and snacks on the beach of Lavrion. In the evening, you will return to Athens and have lovely walk around the old city (Plaka) and have dinner in a central restaurant.
Day 3 Athens - Nafpaktus
300 km - 4h30 of riding
Today, our motorcycle tours in Greece will move away from Athens and we will begin the day by riding towards Nafpaktus passing through Delphi along the way. We will have a stop to enter the Delphi museum, and enjoy its incredible history. After, you will ride to the town of Galaxidi, an ancient ship-building village to have lunch by the port. Following lunch, you will continue on through winding roads across mountains to arrive at the lovely seaside town of Nafpaktus.
Day 4 Nafpaktus - Kremasta Lake
200 km - 3h30 of riding
Leaving Nafpaktus, you will travel towards Kremasta Lake, the largest man-made lake in Greece. This central part of Greece is a remote area nicknamed the “little Switzerland of Greece.” With its snowcapped mountains and hilly terrain, you will soon understand why. During this day of motorcycling in Greece, you will visit the central town Karpenisi which lies in the well-wooded foothills of Mount Tymfristos (2315m/6000ft) and is 22 miles (48km) east of the wonderful LakeKremasta. This is a great stop for lunch! Not surprisingly, given its home in the mountains, the town has an alpine-village feel to it, with chalet-style lodgings mixed in among its churches, taverns and bakeries. It offers great opportunities for hiking, rafting and mountain-biking where you can then explore surrounding villages and historical monasteries.
Day 5 Kremasta Lake - Ioannina
250 km - 3h30 of riding
We head towards Ioannina city passing through Meteora, one of the highlights of our already most exciting of Greece motorcycle tours. Meteora is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988, it comprises several monasteries built of natural sandstone rock pillars, at the north western edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios River and Pindus Mountains. Here you will explore the monasteries as well have time for lunch and coffee in of the great local restaurants. After, we will continue to Ioannina city, and explore the old city located within its ancient castle walls.
Day 6 loannina - Platamonas
300 km - 4h of riding
Motorcycle tours in Greece get no better than enjoying a ride through the Tzoumerka Mountains – The Greek Alps. The Tzoumerka are a collection of beautiful villages and traditional settlements surrounded by lush forests and plants. It is a land of unique wild beauty with deep gorges, bare rocks and raging rivers and motorcycling within such a complex mountainous terrain makes for an unforgettable experience. At the end of this incredible day, you will reach Platamonas village where you can swim in the Aegean Sea and stay the night under beauty of the imposing Mount Olympus.
Day 7 Platamona - Lake Plastira
200 km - 3h30 of riding
From Platamonas, you will ride through Mount Olympus and make your way down towards Lake Plastira. All the villages surrounding the lake are truly enchanting because of the splendid view of the mountain surrounded by the incredible forest backdrop. At Lake Plastira, you will have a choice of many activities such as horseback riding, mountain-biking, canoeing, boating and rafting if you wish.
Day 8 Lake Plastira - Lefkada Island
350 km - 3h30 of riding
Today you will travel back towards the Ionian Sea to the island of Lefkada. You will ride through the Agrafa Mountains, have lunch in hidden villages, explore ancient bridges and explore old churches and watermills. At the end of the day, you can cool off when you arrive in Lefkada and have a swim in the Ionian Sea.
Day 9 Lefkada Island
After several days of motorcycling in Greece, today is a day to explore the island and its famous beaches. Lefkada, which means white and pure is the fourth biggest island in the Ionian Sea. The whole island is a miracle of nature, full of beautiful seaside resorts and picturesque villages built between the mountains. Most visitors enjoy searching for the plethora of caves, waterfalls and natural springs. The island of Lefkada has a great number of breath-taking beaches with clean, blue-green waters; a feature that makes them popular all over the world. On the west coasts of the island, lies the unforgettable beach of Porto Katsiki, which has been nominated by countless international publications as the best beach in the Mediterranean.
Day 10 Lefkada Island - Olympia
300 km - 3h30 of riding
Greece motorcycle tours don’t get any better than this. After a relaxing day on the island, you will be back on the road and ride towards the site of Ancient Olympia. You will cross the Rio Bridge and enter the Peloponnese. Here, you will visit the Ancient Stadium of the first Olympic Games along with two museums of Olympia and the Olympic Games. It is a great place to stroll around, have coffee and enjoy the many shops of the area. Afterwards, you will enjoy a lovely evening dinner in a nearby village.