North West Greece Tour

A unique journey is about to begin through the Greek tradition, stopping off in the most beautiful places throughout the country. You will discover mountain passes and costal roads in North West GreeceLakes, water falls, monasteries, breathtaking landscapes in Nature, old bridges are begging to be explored.

“They all seem like they are tailor made for motorcyclists”.

Selected hotels, with comfortable accommodations and authentic atmosphere will spoil you with specialties of the country’s wonderful cuisine .You will be enriched by Greek culture and history.

“The magic in all these, is not in what I see but what I feel looking at it”.

Travel Info:

Start / end: Athens

Duration: 9 days

Total distance: approx. 1,700 klm

Tour character: adventure mountain and panoramic roads

Riding days: 7 days

Accommodation: selected 4* -5* hotels

Hotels overnights: 8 nights

Dinners: 8 evening dinners

Breakfast: 8 included breakfasts

Daily rides: 150 – 300 klm

Riding season: April – October



Day 1: Arrival Athens airport and transfer to the hotel. Introductions over dinner at a typical Greek traditional food and wine to the old city of Acropolis.
Day 2: Athens – Elatou (285 km)
The  region of Nafpaktia is the perfect playground to warm up our bikes on the first riding day. Along the “Nafpaktia Road” we head towards Athens to visit the world famous Delfi and have a coffee and snacks at Arvanitsa , between the alp forest.
Day 3: Elatou – Zagorohoria (310 km)
The most famous port and villages are on the road to the   National Park of Vikos and the one of the highest mountain in Greece, Pindos. We will have a driving and nature experience of a special kind of lakes and rivers. 
At the end of this day of superior riding experience we reach Aristi, in the center (Gamila) Pindos located in the North Greece. Aristi is a gorgeous traditional Epirus village, where findings from the Paleolithic period have been discovered. The “Stamatis Mansion” is an exceptional sample of the local architecture. The Monastery of Panagia Spileotisas (16th century), built in a beautiful location near the banks of the Voidomatis river. “Kastraki”, with its panoramic view, contains ancient findings. The route at “Kagelia” from the Voidomatis bridge towards Papigo, is charming.
Day 4: Zagorochoria – Zagorochoria (150 km)
The National Park of the Vikos is one of the most famous riding spots in  Pindos with the most importants old bridges the beauty of nature.  We cross the deapest gorge  in Europe, VIKOS . A cluster of 48 traditional picturesque villages (Epirus), built amphitheatrically in the wider area of Timfi, Pindos and Mitiskeli (Zagori region). Zagori’s natural environment is exquisite and perfect for many outdoor activities. The local architecture is defined by stone, wood and slate rock. The name “Zagori” is Slavic and means “beyond the mountains”. Kipi. A traditional village which is extremely popular with fans of alternative tourism and mountain sports. It is built in the centre of Zagori (altitude 800 m). The rivers Vikakis and Bagiotikos have wonderful single and triple arch stone bridges.
Day 5: Zagorochoria – Meteora (240 km)
Today we ride to Vovousa. A traditional village (altitude 1,000 m) traversed by the Aoos river and built in a lush location containing rare animals and plants. The stone arched bridge dates back to 1748. Vovousa is very near the national park of Pindos (Valia Kalda) . We continue to Meteora who is the biggest and most important group of monasteries in Greece after those in Mount Athos. We can locate the first traces of their history from 11th c. when the first hermits settled there. The rock monasteries have been characterized by UNESCO as a unique phenomenon of cultural heritage and they form one of the most important stations of cultural map of Greece.
Day 6 : Meteora to Meteora (175 km)
Early in the morning we visit one of the most famous monastery ,the  Holy Monastery of St. Stephen. It is one of the most attainable as we don’t have to cope with innumerable stairs to reach it. The small single-nave church of St. Stephen was built in the middle of 16th and decorated in 1545 or a little later.  The old refectory of the convent is used as a museum nowadays. After we make a tour to waterfall of Palaiokaria , through the mountains return to Meteora.
Day 7 : Meteora to Karpenisi (210 km)
An artificial paradise for every season of the year. We ride to Lake Plastiras, also known as «Little Switzerland«, is surrounded by an idyllic landscape of incomparable natural beauty that captivates the mind at first sight. Dreamlike in all aspects, it is one of the largest artificial lakes in Greece created in a location where in antiquity we could find the confluence of the rivers Tavropos and Achelous.It is a natural wonder that owes its existence to the inspired vision of General Nikolaos Plastiras (rightfully named after him) to create an impressive dam that would reinvigorate the entire region. Lake Plastira located in the wider area of Agrafa, lives every season at its fullest, promising to offer you the holiday you dreamed of. We have a snack of trout (traditional alive fish from river near the  lake ), through Velouhi Pass ,within a short distance lies traditionally built Koryschades village where there is a very interesting Museum of National Resistance.
Day 8 : Karpenisi – Athens (290 km)
Leaving behind the Karpenisi, follow an amazing route through Levadia to Athens.
We have a farewell dinner down town of Acropolis.
Day 9: Departure from Athens

Included In Tour Price

  1. VA.T.
  2. Airport pick-up / drop off in Athens
  3. Luggage storage on Athens
  4. 8 Overnights accommodation in 4* / 5* hotels
  5. 8 breakfasts & 8 Evening Dinners (last night farewelldinner)
  6. Coffee breaks drinks
  7. Expert Tour Leader (Guide) on a motorcycle
  8. Spare motorcycle
  9. Guide in support vehicle. Our support vehicle will always accompany our tours. Besides your luggage we also carry spare parts and a spare motorcycle. In case of an incident, we have a spare motorcycle ready so we can continue our tour without major delays. There is always a place for a passenger or two in the support vehicle .

NOT Included In Tour Price:

  1. Air Ticket
  2. Gasoline
  3. Executive medical care & travel insurance
  4. Scheduled attractions and visiting tickets
  5. Tolls
  6. Personal spending and tips
  7. All services not mentioned as included and all items of a personal nature.

Included In Rental Price :

  1. Motorcycle rental 24 hours usage
  2. Third part insurance with theft
  3. 24-hour Roadside Assistance
  4. Chain lock
  5. Top Case

Additional info:

In order to rent you must be over 25 years old with a VALID international /European motorcycle driver license issued at least one (1) year ago.

Valid ID, or any required document to travel to this country (passport, visa, etc.)

All-weather motorcycle experience

Helmets required

Rent your dream bike & and live an adventurous experience in  GREECE

  • The whole tour runs on asphalt (paved) roads
  • Minimum number of participants: 6
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