Greece's Coast & Islands Boat & Bike Tour

Boat & Bike 7 nights

VISITING: Greece

Why we love this tour

"See the best of the Peloponnese on your stylish wooden Turkish gulet, exploring the traffic-free Hydra Island and the pistachio island of Aegina. This tour includes a great mix of Greek culture, beautiful islands and scenic cycling through orange orchards & pomegranate plantations. "

Experience 5,000 years of Greek culture on the Peloponnese & Saronic Islands

Relaxing and swimming on your traditional wooden Turkish gulet

Cycling on the islands of Spetses and Poros along virtually traffic-free roads

Guiding
Guided
Distance
124miles/200km
Level
Moderate to Challenging
Standard
Superior
Departs
Sat
Runs
Apr, Jun, Jul, Aug, Oct
Code
GR001
Fly to
Athens
Good for
Coasts and Islands, Solo
Return
Athens

Experience the diverse landscapes, blue seas and rich history of the Peloponnese & Saronic Islands of Greece on this captivating Boat & Bike tour.

Discover the wealth of culture and history that is on show throughout this region, taking in an abundance of notable sites including a Mycenaean fortress, castles and an ancient temple. You’ll also pedal through the diverse landscapes of Greece, with rides along the beautiful coastline with panoramic views of the ocean and through countryside that includes fragrant apricot and orange groves. There will also be time to relax on Greece’s glistening beaches and in its turquoise waters, wander the pretty streets of its charming towns and enjoy meals aboard your boat as it sails between islands.

This tour includes cycling that can be demanding at times, but there is ample time to relax on the sundeck of your motor yacht.

Accommodation

Thalassa

The Thalassa is an elegant, three-masted superior motor yacht built as a traditional wooden Turkish gullet. The 10 cabins are twin or double (9 – 12 m²) with air-conditioning and private shower and WC.

When not eating in the saloon you can relax in the different areas of the boat, there are cushions on the sundeck, upholstered benches at the bow, and two big tables and chairs on the deck. 

Thalassa

Thalassa

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What's included

Price includes

7 nights accommodation aboard the Thalassa

Board basis: 2 x full board and 5 x half board

English speaking tour guide on board and on bike

Overview maps for the daily tours (on board)

Entrance fees for museums and archaeological sites on group visits

Price excludes

Flights and transfers

Bike hire

Drinks & tips on board

Unlimited still bottled water, paid locally (€20 per adult/€10 per child)

Cycle helmets

Bike hire and extras

Bike hire

Pannier is included at no extra cost when you hire a bike

Hybrid bike

£79

E-bike

£176

Other Extras

Transfers

Group transfer from Athens airport or train station to the boat on embarkation day

£30

Group transfer from the boat to Athens airport or train station on disembarkation day

£30

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Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions about this tour. Simply click on a question to reveal the answer.

How do I get there?

Fly to Athens and take a taxi to Piraeus.

A group transfer is available from Athens airport and the boat.

How do I get back?

Take a taxi to Athens airport. 

A group transfer is available from the boat to Athens airport.

What is a ‘Moderate to Challenging’ cycle holiday?

Generally in hilly areas, with numerous climbs, downhill stretches and longer daily distances. Moderate to challenging cycling is suitable for regular and experienced cyclists with a good level of fitness.

We are always on hand to offer advice, so please give us a call if you wish to chat about the tour’s grading.

Can I stay on the boat during the day and not cycle?

Yes, you can relax on the boat or explore when you arrive at each destination instead of cycling. 

Why is this tour good for solo cyclists?

There is the option to book a same sex shared cabin with no supplement.

Can the boat cater for special dietary requirements?

Please advise us of any special requirements at time of booking and we will notify the boat operator in advance. Understandably, kitchen galley space is limited and it may not be possible to provide specialist products (eg. Gluten free). We suggest you bring a few items with you and, in some cases, these can be provided at a supplement. 

How much space will I have in my cabin?

There is limited space in the cabins, so pack light and take a soft suitcase.

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