Cycling is also known as biking. People ride bicycles for many reasons. Some, cycle for exercise, for travelling purposes and some cycle for fun. Cycling also could be known as a hobby. Greece is known well for its beautiful scenery. There also beautiful things for a traveler to see, experience and enjoy what Greece has to offer. So when you combine biking and Greece together, it would be a memorable experience for a traveler. We could also say a journey of a life time.
If you are planning to visit Greece for a holiday, then there are several things that should add to your list. And one important thing is Biking. There are many tourists who go to Greece for sightseeing. And for this, they do not use a public transport system. They use Bikes. There is this pleasure that people receive when they bike. It is more fun that simply travelling in a bus or a van. This is because when you ride a bike and move around, you get to see more, you get to stop where ever you want, you get to take your own time and enjoy your own vacation.
Many hotels, resorts, travel agents try to promote biking, when it comes to holiday packages in Greece. There are so many things to see in Greece. And this country being an ancient place which is famous for its ruins and places, you can’t afford to just simply see the place. In these holiday packages, they provide bikes for all tourists, so they can go explore the place. You are given a road map where you could make your own route, and start cycling through the beautiful places what Greece has to offer.
The environment of Greece is peaceful, friendly to all. So you do not need to worry about anything regarding your safety. It is a guaranteed safe environment for all. So if you are that explorer and you are up for an added challenge, then you should bike in Greece. When you bike through those peaceful roads of Greece, you will feel a lot of peace, and this place has some beautiful views to offer, you could stop by, enjoy the environment take a few pictures, explore the area, and start biking again.
Throughout the year, there are many travelers go to Greece for holidays. And most of them go biking around. There is another reason why they recommend using bike to travel around the country. This is because; it is difficult for a bus, car, and taxi to actually get to those amazing beautiful places as the path way is a narrow way. There might be difficulties for a vehicle to pass by. Even if you are that person who would want to still use a car or a bus to go for those vacation spots, believe me, you will be missing a lot. Because, the best and beautiful places are hidden from town, and the best way to explore them is through biking.
Most of the hotels and resorts are located around those areas where you could actually go and explore and enjoy. You could take several days off, plan your vacation properly and visit those places. If you are that adventurous person, you could increase your vacation one more level higher. You could actually even go mountain biking. There are several paths available which low and high pathways and rocky ways to add more thrill to your adventure. So why limit your holiday to just a normal route? At the end of the holiday you should want some memorable experiences right? So try to explore more.
Another reason why biking in Greece is good is because there are several islands that you should visit when you are in Greece. It is called Island Hopping. You could cycle your way through to a place where there are ferries which are operating. Then you could just use the ferry to the next island and then you are back again on your bicycle, biking your way through to the next place. And unlike vehicles, you do not need to pay a single penny for taking a bike with you on a ferry. So it actually saves your cost too.
It is very easy to find a bike in Greece. There are several places such as companies who rent bicycles out. So you could easily get them and start your journey right away. The cost of renting is not that high, so anyone could basically borrow a bike from them. There are also several bicycle routes that are located around this country. You are encouraged to check out places such as Parnitha, Varibobi, Penteli and Dionisos. All these routes are located in Athens itself. Those routes contain many rocky roads which add more adventure to your journey. If you want to know more about the cycling routes you could ask them from those cycling associations. They will be happy to assist you and give you more information. If you would feel that you are alone and do not know the places, you could also request for a tour cycling guide. This guide will be happy to guide you through the area on bike of course and show you those amazing places. Besides you will also be assured that you are not lost.
The people in Greece are helpful too. If you think that you are lost, you could always ask the locals for the route, and you will be back on your journey. There are ample of places for you to sit and dine and enjoy those experiences. So when you plan your Greece holiday make sure to find for those places and visit those places. Make sure that you will add biking to your list, because this will help you to see more places and will add more adventure to your tour. Most of all make sure you visit a lot of places, enjoy the scenery, have a lot of adventure, and most importantly have a holiday of a lifetime.