“Happy Easter” – “KALO PASCHA”

Posted by on Apr 26, 2019 in General | No Comments

For Greeks and The Othodox Church, Easter- or Pascha as its known is the biggest religious holiday of the year..  The lead up to Easter starts in earnest during the holy week from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday, or as it is known in Greek ‘Megali Evdomada,'(Big week) and Big Thursday sees a mass exodus […]

Double Olympic Medallist comes to Evia

Posted by on Apr 17, 2019 in General | No Comments

We caught up with double Olympic medallist Bryan Steel following the very successful Bryan Steel training camp to see what he thought of Greece, Evia and GCH…. Hi Bryan,  Now you have had a couple of weeks to reflect on the first Bryan Steel @ GCH training camp we thought it would be good to […]

How fit do I have to be for a GCH?

Posted by on Mar 15, 2019 in General | No Comments

It is a frequently asked question when people are enquiring about our holidays, and one that is pretty difficult to answer succinctly, but that won’t stop me trying…. The answer I generally give is “it depends” So, to elaborate a bit.  It depends on what you hope to get out of a holiday with us. […]

Manilla Presca Training Camp 2019 – A review

Posted by on Mar 7, 2019 in General | No Comments

Once again Manilla Presca Cycling main man Keith Guest gives us a climb by climb account of their week with us… I have just returned from my 2nd training camp with my team, Manilla Cycling, and after last years successful camp I booked my flights in April and was eager to get out. Unfortunately in […]

A word from Bryan…

Posted by on Feb 13, 2019 in General | No Comments

GCH is really pleased to have been chosen by Bryan Steel as the host for his first warm weather training camps.  We asked Bryan why he had chosen GCH….. “Over the last few years I have been looking to partner up with a company that offer a warm weather training camp but with a difference, […]

2 Aussies in Greece

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019 in General | No Comments

Two Aussies went to Greece to go cycling with a Brit. It sounds a bit like the start of a bad joke, but it isn’t. The back-story. Linda had arranged to meet a friend in Switzerland to celebrate a significant birthday. I felt no pressing need to leave an Australian summer for sub-zero temperatures and […]

Tales of a Randoneur…Brevet North Evia

Posted by on Nov 20, 2018 in General | No Comments

So, here I am again, writing a blog about another one of my silly ideas. The idea this time was the Audax Brevet “North Evia”. A 200km ride with a total of 3500m of climbing. This would be on paper the hardest ride I’ve ever attempted to date. I first thought about this idea only […]

The Art of Wine Making?

Posted by on Aug 28, 2018 in General | No Comments

It’s the end of August, and that means only one thing, well 2 things actually, one is my holiday is coming to an end…. Booooo! The other is the grapes in the GCH garden are ready! This year, for the first time ever we’ve decided to try our hand at making some wine, hopefully for […]

Lou and Sue – July Ladies Week review

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018 in General | No Comments

This is a review from Sue, 50+ and Lou 20+ and our week with Steve at Greek Cycle Holidays on the island of Evia, just one hour away from Athens (via mini bus and ferry). We had joined Ladies week on 1st July and due to a last minute cancellation of a party ended up […]

Manilla Cycling Training Camp – Guest Blog

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 in General | No Comments

Here’s a write up of last weeks visit to GCH by one of the Manilla Cycling team.  As a early season fitness camp ahead of their racing season I don’t think Keith would mind me saying that he was quite apprehensive about the amount of climbing on the cards. Lets see how he got on… […]