Discover some of the treasures found in the East side of Peloponnese. The blue waters of the Aegean, the Medieval Castle of Monemvasia and the idyllic small island of Elafonisos.
Duration: 5 days
Distance: 250 km
Elevation gain: 6000 m
Number of unique beaches to visit: 1
Day 1: Transfer to Nafplio
15.00: Meet at the GrCycling Main Office and leave for Nafplio (2 hours)
17.00: Arrive in Naflpio and explore the city ( it is recommended to visit Palamidi Castle)
Day 2: Cycling on Mt Parnonas
06.30 – 7.30: Breakfast Meal
08.00 – 08.30: Briefing and bike inspection, then cycling from Nafplio to Leonidio. Enjoy a light meal at the end of the ride.
Day 3: On the way to Monemvasia
06.30 – 7.30: Breakfast
08.00 – 08.30: Briefing and bike inspection
You’ll cycle from Leonidio to Monemvasia. At the end of the ride you’ll have a light meal at the end of the ride.
Note: option for a harder route Leonidio – Monemvasia Challange
Day 4: Towards Elafonisos
07.30 – 8.30: Breakfast
09.00 – 09.30: Briefing and bike inspection
You’ll cycle from Monemvasia to Elafonisos. At the end of the ride you’ll have a light meal. You’ll take a ferry to get to the Island of Elafonissos, which takes 15 minutes. You’ll also get to go swimming on the golden Simos beach.
What happens if I get tired?
Anytime, you feel fatigue during your ride, you may stop and jump in the support vehicle. In case of any kind of discomfort or fatigue, you will still be able to enjoy Greece’s beautiful landscapes.
Do I bring my own bike?
You can bring your own bike, in order to enjoy the comfort of your own wheels. In order to assist you to enjoy your time in Greece, GrCycling offers FREE transport and FREE storage for as long as you need, ensuring a trouble-free vacation time.
Can I hire a bike?
GrCycling constantly invest in their fleet with new models of premium quality bikes for you to use without additional cost. For 2017 they have selected Specialized Roubaix Expert 2017 Disc and Specialized Tarmac 2017 UDi2.
Am I insured?
Yes! For this trip you are covered. When your booking is confirmed, the GrCycling agents will ask you for some additional information in order to issue an insurance contract on personal injury.
I follow a vegetarian / vegan diet, is that a problem?
Not at all! Greek gastronomy and Mediterranean diet offers a great variety of options, which satisfy all requirements for both vegetarian and vegan diets. Do not forget to mention your diet preferences to the agents at least 30 days prior the beginning of the selected tour.
Will there be Wi-Fi available during the tour?
The guides always have a Wi-Fi spot available free of charge during your tour.
Meals and alcohol
All snacks,meals and beverages that are referred in the packages are included in the price of the tour, alcohol though is not, even though the guides like making a few exceptions. Nonetheless, You can be promptly provided with anything you need, on request.
How do I get from the Airport to the centre of Athens?
Metro: Line number 3 “Agia Marina – Athens International Airport” – stop “Syntagma” 10€ per person one-way
Bus: X95 – stop “Syntagma” 6€ per person one-way
What type of hotels are available?
For this tour there are 3 and 4 star hotel facilities and villas.