EcoAthens offers active and leisure tours in these categories: Biking, Hiking, Walking, Sea-Sports, Sailing, History & Culture, Culinary & Wine, Health &Wellness.
EcoAthens offers full day and half-day tours. We also offer multi-day packages with tours in which clients choose a different tour to enjoy each day of their stay. Accommodations can be included in the package.
The unique quality of EcoAthens tours is its strived adherence the principles of the EcoTourismmovement. These include:
Culinary & wine tours.
EcoAthens tours offer a vivid immersion into the celebrated foods and legendary wines of Athens and the Attika region. Our Greek cooking clasess are conducted with passion by Greek cooks who learned from their mothers and grandmothers.
History and culture.
Since antiquity Athens and its surrounding region, Attika, have been ground zero for history and culture. Of all Greece’s ancient city-states the Athenians were most responsible for creating Greece’s legend as the Cradle of Western Civilization
Athens is surrounded by the sea to the south and four mountains — Mt. Parnitha, Mt. Hymettos, Aigaleos and Pentali Mountain. These nature areas are a playground with hiking trails, caves, waterfalls, archaic churches, Byzantine ruins, aromatic forests and a bit of wildlife.
Health and wellness tours.
Greece’s natural healing waters, known as thermal springs, contain active minerals for curing illness and invigorating the body. Hippocrates, the father of the Medicine recognized the therapeutic virtues of the sea water, thalassotherapy, heated seawater to rid the blood of toxins. Our retreat to Vouliagmeni Lake offers’ these therapies.
Active eco-oriented travelers know biking is the smart way to experience a foreign land. You see the terrain in slow motion with a reliable power source, your cycling legs.All EcoAthens’ bike tours are led by a bike guide and have vehicle support for safety and convenience(except car-free central Athens).
Our pool of guides and tour leaders are Greeks and ex-pats who speak English and Greek and are passionated about Greece with practically a GPS level of familiarity with the terrain.
We own a fleet of Specialized bikes, road and hybrids in all sizes, electric bikes, bikes for children, vehicles, yachts, sea sports equipment and other gear necessary to carry out the active tours.