Biking adventure

Welcome to Trikala, the Greek city of bicycles, where sustainability meets history and culture! Supported by the Municipality of Trikala and Mastercard®, our eco-friendly tours showcase the city's rich heritage while promoting sustainable tourism and environmental stewardship. Experience Trikala responsibly, one bike ride at a time!

Embark on a one-of-a-kind adventure through Trikala, Greece's city of bicycles! Pedal through ancient sites, vibrant streets, and immersive experiences on a leisurely bike tour guided by local experts. Discover the city's rich history, cultural heritage, and harmonious religious landmarks during your travel in Greece. From interactive musical encounters to immersing in the daily market's sights and sounds, this eco-friendly tour promises to uncover the essence of Trikala on two wheels—a journey that's as enriching as it is thrilling!

Pedal into History

Hop on your bike for an unparalleled adventure in Trikala! Explore the traditional district of Varousi, meander through narrow streets, marvel at traditional architecture, and visit ancient Christian churches. Ascend to the ancient castle for awe-inspiring views, then delve into the archaeological site of ancient Trikki.

Roam the vibrant "manavika" area, indulging in the sights, sounds, and scents of the bustling daily market, before taking a leisurely stroll along the Litheos river, the city's emblematic symbol. Discover the rich history of Asklepios and the ancient town of Trikala, boasting an impressive 6,600 years of continuous habitation. Immerse yourself in Trikala's musical legacy at the interactive Tsitsani Museum, housed in a building with a fascinating history as a prison and Ottoman bathhouse. 

Conclude your journey at the Matsopoulos Mill, one of the Balkans' oldest, and learn about its preservation and transformation into Greece's largest Christmas theme park during the holiday season. Embark on this captivating journey through Trikala's rich history and vibrant culture, where every turn reveals a new facet of this enchanting Greek city.

The highlights

  • Exclusively available to Mastercard® cardholders
  • Private guided tour granting access to Trikala's top landmarks
  • Immersive exploration of historical sites, musical culture, and religious heritage
  • Opportunity to deepen understanding and appreciation of Trikala's rich cultural heritage

The location

Nestled in the heart of Thessaly, central Greece, Trikala is a city investing in sustainable practices to enhance both residents' lives and tourism growth. With its prime location connecting northern and southern Greece, proximity to UNESCO world heritage site Meteora, and vibrant local products, Trikala attracts domestic travelers seeking authentic experiences. Boasting smart city initiatives and a pioneering driverless bus scheme, Trikala epitomizes innovation while preserving its cultural heritage and natural beauty.

The details

  • Included: Experienced guide, souvenir gift, lockers at the departure point for personal items, bottled water.
  • Not included: Gratuities, personal expenses/shopping, drinks/beverages not listed above
  • Meeting & Ending Point: Info Point, Central Square of Trikala.
  • Comfortable attire is recommended.
  • Participants should be in good physical health for bike riding.
  • No minimum age requirement for children.
  • Children’s seats are provided for children younger than 6 years old.

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