Kefalonia

A cycling paradise just brought to light

Riding Style Passion
Accomodation: Selected 4 or 3 star hotels
Tour type: Fully Supported, All Inclusive

Tour Description Book this Tour

Let yourself discover the diversity and the amazing beauty found here.



It’s this unrelenting strive for excitement and joy that prompts you to ride on this majestic island. This cycling trip in Kefalonia will get you familiar with the island's exquisite beauties. Mt Ainos, Myrtos beach, Assos Village and the Cave of Melissani are only a few of them. Furthermore, it is going to provide you with a stunning cycling experience, since the rugged terrain and the steep mountain mass, located in the island's centre, will definitely challenge you. At the same time, the turquoise waters of the Ionian Sea and the spectacular views they offer, will greatly reward you. Cycling in Kefalonia will craft a special and long lasting memory. Choose your dates below.




5


Days


3


rides


280


km


4


unique landmarks


Day 1 - Arrival and transfer to Argostoli

Flight Arrival – Airport Pick-up and transfer to the accommodation facility in Argostoli, Free time.

Option to visit a beach or a landmark before dinner – depends on the group’s choice

20.00 – Dinner Meal

Departing from Athens or Patras?
Athens Departure on 08.30 (GrCycling HQ)
Patras Departure on 11.30 (Patras Port)

Day 2 - Ride: Kefalonia North

06.30 – 7.30 – Breakfast Meal

08.00 – 08.30 – Briefing & bike inspection

Cycling the North side of Kefalonia, Light Meal at the end of the ride.

option to enjoy swimming after the ride

20.00 – Dinner Meal

Day 3 - Recovery Ride and Island's Tour

06.30 – 7.30 – Breakfast Meal

08.00 – 08.30 – Briefing & bike inspection

A light and recovery spin that ends near Melissani Cave, Light Meal at the end of the ride.

Afterwards, option to visit the following Drogarati Cave, Venetian Castle of Agios Georgios, Antisamos Beach, Skala Beach

20.00 – Dinner Meal

Day 4 - Ride: Kefalonia South

06.30 – 7.30 – Breakfast Meal

08.00 – 08.30 – Briefing & bike inspection

Cycling the South side of Kefalonia, Light Meal at the end of the ride.

depend on available time option to enjoy swimming after the ride
20.00 – Dinner Meal

Day 5 - Early Swim & Departure

8.30 – 9.30 – Breakfast Meal
Alternatively, early Swim and light breakfast on the beach

2 hrs prior flight departure – Transfer to Airport

Returning to Athens or Patras?
Departure latest 13.00-14.00
Estimated arrival in:
– Patras: 19.00
– Athens: 21.00

Included
  • Guaranteed Departure
  • All mentioned meals
  • All Ferry Tickets
  • Escort Rider(s)
  • Ride Support and Transportation Vehicles
  • Premium Disc Bike + Garmin Edge GPS
  • Helmet, Waterbottle
  • Energy bars, homemade snacks and beverages
  • Luggage and bike transport
  • Storage of your bike
  • Photographic coverage
Not Included
  • Air fare tickets before and after the trips
  • Gratuities for our guides
  • Personal items purchased during the trip
  • Extra meals
  • Shipping costs for sending out your bike to your country
  • Travel insurance cost
  • Other riding gear – gloves, wild shields, sunglasses etc
Cycling in Kefalonia - Melissani Cave - Discover the best riding Greece can offer - GrCycling

Kefalonia

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Notes

minimum group of 4 riders

included Full Carbon Bikes
Specialized Roubaix 2017 Expert Disc Brake

or
Specialized Tarmac 2017 UDi2

or
Specialized Tarmac Comp 2015

10% off for groups of 8 persons

Beginning / Ending in Athens or Patras?
You can begin your trip from Athens or Patras. The cost for this service is 30€ per person
Contact us and let us know

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General FAQ

What happens if I get tired?

Anytime, you feel fatigue during your ride, you may stop and jump in our support vehicle. In case of any kind of discomfort or disease, you will still be able to enjoy Greece’s beautiful landspace. Our staff will guide you, provide you with suggestions on what to see, and transport you to your selected destinations. You can also join the non-riders’ group (if applicable in this tour).

Bring my own bike?

Riding on Greece’s terrain with your own bike, perfectly fitted on you, can be an astonishing and unique experience. Therefore, we always encourage our riders to bring their own bikes, in order to enjoy the comfort of their own wheels. In order to assist you to enjoy your time in Greece, we offer FREE transport and FREE storage for as long as you need, ensuring a trouble-free vacation time.

Can I hire a bike?

We constantly invest in our fleet with new models of premium quality bikes for you to use without additional cost. For 2017 we have selected Specialized Roubaix Expert 2017 Disc and Specialized Tarmac 2017 UDi2. If for some reason our bikes do not meet your expectations you may come with your rental and we will treat that like ours.

Are the photos found here representative of the route?

All the photos we have taken during our trips are just a small fraction of what you are going to see. Our passion for photography imposes all photos to realistically portray the natural landscape. However, small slices of art, always find a way to embellish our material.

Am I insured?

Yes! For this trip we have you covered. When we confirm your booking, our agents will ask you for some additional information in order to issue an insurance contract on personal injury.

Read about our insurance policy here.

I follow a vegetarian / vegan diet, is that a problem?

Not at all! Greek gastronomy and mediterranean diet offer a great variety of options, which satisfy all requirements for both vegetarian and vegan diets. In all the restaurants we have selected for this tour, you will be able to either taste some of the meals found in the menu or request a particular meal according to your tastes. Do not forget to mention your diet preferences to our agents at least 30 days prior the beginning of the selected tour.

Can I bring my pet along?

Unfortunately, we do not allow pets on this tour. As pet owners ourselves, we think that keeping our little friends away from any danger that might occur in an isolated part of the route (extreme heat, allergies, etc.) is better and safer.

How the weather is going to be?

The mild temperatures and the low humidity throughout the year, makes Greece’s climate ideal for cycling. Depending on the period of your selected dates, our agents will provide you with weather updates so you can pack suitable clothing and gear.

Where can I find information about the places I am visiting?

For every ride included in this tour, you can find information related to the history, the culture and stories each destination has, simply by exploring our web site.

Wi-fi during the tour.

Our guides have always a wifi spot available free of charge during your tour.

Meals and alcohol.

All snacks,meals and beverages that are referred in our packages are included in the price of the tour, alcohol though is not, even though we like making a few exceptions. Nonetheless,we promptly can provide you with anything you need, on request.

Can I extend my vacation?

Your holiday time is our top priority. Feel free to add a few days prior or after your tour and do not hesitate to contact us. Our agents will help you find all the information you want and offer you competitive quotes for everything you want.