Athina by bike

Although Athens boasts a traffic-busy centre, it also has surrounding hills and coastal promenades that do lend themselves to enjoying a bike ride. Many of the rental companies help out with tours and trails for groups large and small. Acropolis bikes will take you through the quieter historic-filled streets of downtown Athens as will Acropolis Bikes ( ;+30 210-324 5793) Athens by bike ( : +30 213-042 3922; Mobile: +30 69 8323 7400); and Pame Volta; +30 210-921 8160). BicycleGreece ( maintains a central office in Athens and can book you a bike tour in other parts of Greece as well.