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Mountain bike trips on the island of Lesvos

There are various ways you can explore Lesvos. Discovering the nature and the beauty of the island on a bike (mountain or trekking bike) is an excellent and exhilarating option.

We offer trips for every ability, different lengths and terrain to suit your personal capability. At DiSa-Travel you can book beautiful, peaceful rides for beginners, but also strenuous and challenging trails in rugged terrain for advanced cyclists. Lesbos-Travel can also create a tailor-made multi-day program for you.

The tours are led by certified mountain bike guides and island connoisseurs and you will be using modern and reliable bicycles. Of course, we take into account not only the exercise aspect of our trips, but also ensure that you get to see appealing and interesting places on the island, always surrounded by the fascinating landscape of Lesvos.

You can book the trips for individuals or groups and transfer or pick-up from your accommodation is possible.

Please contact us if you are interested in this exciting activity or if you just don’t want to miss your sport on holiday. It is worthwhile in any case!

If you want to enjoy a mountain bike trip on your own, you can also rent a reliable bike from us to make your own adventure - well equipped with one of our GPS devices.

By the way, we also offer some interesting week programmes and packages.


Half day circular tours

From Lampou Myloi to Agios Dimitrios

An adventure through a beautiful bike trail to Agios Dimitrios. Follow us in one of the most amazing trails of Lesvos. Starting our day in Lampou Myloi where we watch the view of mount Olympus the highest peak of the island. We take a glimpse at the ruins of the old Roman aqueduct and continue our way to an easy dirt road before returning to a stony road through the olive trees. After making some stops to the local springs we continue our way through mountain bike trails to Agios Dimitrios and follow the paths that cross the river. Finally, we reach the church of Agios Dimitrios and the small lodges that housed the lumberjacks which are now traditional coffee houses.

Distance: 25km

Trail level: Easy – Moderate 3/5

Equipment provided: Mountain bike, helmet and a bottle of water

Equipment needed: Biking or sport shoes

 

From Pigi to Agios Haralampos

Starting our day from the paved square of the village Pigi and heading to the chapel of Agios Haralampos. We pass through olive trees fields, a pine forest, big rock fields and enjoy the view to the Aegean Sea and the small islands of Tokmakia

Distance: 25km

Trail level: Moderate-Hard 4/5

Equipment provided: Mountain bike, helmet and a bottle of water

Equipment needed: Biking or sport shoes

 

From Loutra to Avlonas

Lesvos will amaze us one more time with its hidden beauties. Lesvos Ride would always find the way to discover the island on a bike and this time will ride us to the mouth of the gulf of Gera. This is an easy level route, ideal for everyone who wants to have a nice biking day and also swim in the warm waters of the gulf.

Distance: 15km

Trail level: Easy 1/5

Equipment provided: Mountain bike, helmet and a bottle of water

Equipment needed: Biking or sport shoes

 

Skala Thermis–Pamfila–Panagiouda–Aqueduct of Moria–Afalonas

A half day easy biking route around the area of Thermi. We begin from Skala Thermis and we take the main road to Pamfila where we follow some dirt roads to Panagiouda. We follow a trail to the Roman Aqueduct of Moria a work of superior technical mastery that was built in the 3rd century BC. We continue our way to Afalonas where we stop to drink a refreshment before we take our way back to Skala Thermis through the old towers of Pyrgoi Thermis.

Distance: 25km

Trail level: Easy – Moderate 1/5

Equipment provided: Mountain bike, helmet and a bottle of water

Equipment needed: Biking or sport shoes

Group size and rates:

1 person with one guide: 70 Euro

2 persons with one guide: 40 Euro a person

3min – 7max with one guide: 30 Euro a person

7min – 14max with two guides: 30 Euro a person

Group leading by Titos Chatzelis (MIAS L2 Mountain Bike Leader)


  

Full day tours

Gera

This biking tour starts at the mouth of Gera gulf. We will cross the gulf with a boat and continue our ride to the villages of Gera. In the end of the route we will stop at Avlonas where we can swim and then eat in a traditional tavern.

 

Agiasos – Skala Kallonis

We start in the mountain village Agiasos village and return in the afternoon to Skala Kallonis. We will have the chance to explore the village before we start our tour. We will stop at Achladeri to rest and have a light meal. (We have the option to make a guided tour at the hydro biotope and the saltpans of Kalloni, for bird watching and also discover the history of the local salt production). We end our tour at Skala Kallonis.

 

Mytilini

On this tour we will explore the area of Mytilini. We will be transferred by car high over the city to start our biking tour. Our destination will be the villages of Afalonas, Pamfila, Thermi and Moria located north of the city where we will pass under the Roman aqueduct. We will return by car in the afternoon after a light meal to one of the fish taverns of the area.

 

Lambou Myloi – Vatera

We will be transferred by car to Lambou Myloi from where we will ride south towards the village of Vatera.

This ride will start from Lambou Miloi, we will do a lot of downhill through forest roads until we reach Vatera and enjoy the longest beach of the island. The car will be waiting for us for our return. We will have our lunch at the beach of Nyfida.

Rates: 60 Euro a day

What is included:

Guide with extensive experience and tremendous passion for cycling

Bikes suitable for all kinds of cyclists and terrain

Helmet, water bottle

Car support during the ride