Central Greece
Central Greece
20 - 25 May 2019
from 1200€

 

Central Greece is a unique destination of natural beauty. It offers exciting motorcycle routes, beautiful landscapes and scenic villages. Mountain slopes, rivers, lakes and stone built houses, great food and wonderful walks will be on the daily agenda. In this six day tour we will climb and descend mountains, walk in stone squares, visit important natural, religious, archaeological monuments and sights, taste great local dishes and most importantly enjoy the endless natural landscape.

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Tour Details

Let’s explore a unique moto touring destination of unparalleled natural beauty that lies in the heart of Greece. Evia Island, Magnesia and Thessaly are the regions we will explore in this mototour that combine exciting natural landscapes and exhilarating motorcycle routes.

Proceed with your chosen BMW motorcycle rental and join GS Traveler to discover the change of scenery, the traditional stone built villages, the valleys, geological phenomena (Meteora), rivers, gorges, lakes and experience the authentic traditions and delicacies of this magnificent land. A truly magnificent motorcycle tour.

 



Activities

Chalkis bridges
Volos and the brickwork and roof tile museum
Bouharia Geopark
Lake Plastira – Waterfall – Palaiokarya arched stone bridge
Meteora Monasteries (Unesco)
Natural History museum - Mushroom
Food tasting local delicacies
Visit traditional villages, bridges
Monument of King Leonidas of Sparta, Thermopylae
Tour included / excluded:
What is included in this tour Items and services that are covered in the cost of tour price.

 

  • 5 Nights accomodation
  • 5 Breakfasts
  • 5 Dinners
  • Experienced F.I.M and First Aid certified tour guide
  • Support vehicle (1 luggage per person)
  • Planning and organization of the tour
  • Daily briefing prior to the departure
  • All taxes
What is not included in this tour Items / services that are not covered by the tour price.

 

  • Single room accommodation
  • Entrance fees to archaeological sites and museums
  • Wine Tasting
  • Fuel costs
  • Toll costs
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal Travel insurance 
  • Mid-day lunches or snacks
  • Drinks and bottled beverages
  • Photography accessories like cameras etc.
  • Anything else not described as "included"
  1. Day 1 Athens – Chalkis – Edipsos – Glyfa – Volos – Portaria (310 km)

    We leave behind the city of Athens moving towards the island of Evia via Chalkis. We will continue north and make a brief stop in Saint John the Russian Monastery. Pay our respects and then through a seaside route via Limni, Rovies and Aidipsos arrive in Agiokampos where we take the ferry to cross to Glyfa in the regional unit of Fthiotis. Shortly after we will travel to the Zerelia Twin Lake complex where it is believed that a meteorite many thousand years ago created these two crater lakes. The end of our day will find us in the traditional village of Portaria in the mountainous region of Pelion in Magnesia.

  2. Day 2 Portaria – Brickworks museum – Milies – Tsagharada – Mylopotamos – Portaria (144 km)

    Cyclical route today in the mystical Centaurus mountain of Pelion. We will start our day by visiting the impressive Rooftile and Brickworks museum in Volos before arriving to some of the most picturesque villages in Greece. We will visit Milies and Tsagkarada and then head on towards one to Mylopotamos beach. Our tour will continue via Zagora and Chania back into our hotel.

     

  3. Day 3 Portaria – Tempi valley – Olympus mountain – Bouharia - Meteora (333 km)

    Depart early in the day towards Thessaly and through a spectacular route overlooking mount Olympus we will drive towards the Geopark of Bouharia. A rock formation that is commonly known as the Greek Cappadocia due to its resemblance with the unique site found in Turkey.

  4. Day 4 Kastraki – Meteora Monasteries – bridges of Sarakina and Pyli – waterfalls of Paleokarya – Pili – Elati (145 km)

    This day we will visit the world famous Meteora. An Unesco site that captivates the traveler. We will visit the monasteries and tour the area extensively. We will then visit the Natural History and Mushroom museum before arriving to Elati via a splendid route of unparallel beauty. We will see the famous arched bridges of Puli and Sarakina, the valleys of Pertouli not forgetting the splendid waterfall of Palaiokarya.

  5. Day 5 Kalabaka – dam of lake Plastira – Monasteries of Pelekiti and Koroni - Mesenikolas – Trikala (200 km)

    We will continue on a second cyclic route towards the manmade Lake Plastira with the homonymous Dam. Impeccable beauty surrounds the area. The landscape is unique and offers the traveler plenty of choices and activities from a simple walk on the lakeshore to horse riding and archery! We will continue towards the Monasteries of Pelekiti and Koroni, the village of Mersenikolas with its accessible winery before finally arriving in Trikala.

  6. Day 6 Trikala – Domokos pass – King Leonidas statue - Athens (390 km)

    Our final day we will follow provisional routes towards Thermopylae and the statue of King Leonidas. Then via one of the most appreciated motorcycle routes we will arrive in the traditional village of Velitsa. The stone built houses, the ancient fortified wall and fortress, the gorge of Kahala and the aesthetic forest of Tithorea (Natura Park 2000) will make our return an unforgettable memory on our way back in Athens.

     

  1. Tour Guide

    “Guided Tour” means that a motorcycle-riding tourguide will be guiding you and a support car will be travelling with you carrying your luggage and spare parts (Where applicable).

  2. Riders gear

    Riders should bring their own motorcycle gear (helmet, boots, gloves etc.) We highly recommend protection gear for mediterranean climate as well as extra rainsuit (jacket, trousers) in the event of rain, for more comfortable and safe riding. Renting of motorcycle gear is also possible by us at an extra cost.

  3. Luggage

    The luggage will be carried by the support vehicle (where applicable). Each rider can leave one (1) luggage in the support vehicle.

  4. Gallery

    The Greek National Tourism Organisation and the respectice copunterparts of the visiting countries are the copyright holders and exclusive users of the above images. All images posted in this website are protected by Copyright Law 2121/1993.

Billing Information

20/05/2019-25/05/2019
1,200€