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 […]

About Us

Posted by on Aug 15, 2018 in General | No Comments

A small family run business, GCHwas created out of a passion for cycling, Greece and good food. Like all the best ideas GCH was conceived over several beers one night in 2015 on the family holiday at our villa.  Having survived the hangover, work started in earnest late 2015 and we hosted our first guests […]

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… […]

Travelling with your Bike? Box or bag?

Posted by on Feb 6, 2018 in General | No Comments

We believe that the familiarity and confidence you get from riding your own bike can really add to your cycling holiday and eliminate any doubts and niggles you may get from a hire bike.  No matter how hard the hire company tries or the standard of the bike being hired there is no guarantees that it […]

Our 2018 Partners – Chia Charge, Lykos Winery, Seven Day Cyclist, Bio Figs Evia, Cycle Box Hire

Posted by on Feb 2, 2018 in General | No Comments

We are gearing up for our first guests of the year in a couple of weeks so preparations at GCH HQ are well underway.  As we enter our third year our customer base continues to grow and we become more established both locally around Evia and with our existing and potential customers in the UK. This […]

A lesson in Greek Mythology

Posted by on Jan 30, 2018 in General | No Comments

No we are not talking about Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo and the like, we are talking about the myths associated with cycling in Greece. “Why would I want to cycle in Greece, its far too hot”  “are there mountains in Greece?” These are just a couple of questions we’ve come across when trying to convince people that […]

The origins of GCH…

Posted by on Dec 18, 2017 in General | No Comments

We recently met up with friend of GCH Steve Dyster from online cycling magazine Seven Day Cyclist to talk about how Greek Cycle Holidays came to be….. We all know that there’s much more to cycling than riding a bike, but what do you do when you no longer need a villa on a beautiful […]

Athens – The Worlds ancient capital

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in General | No Comments

Just a short trip from Eretria, Athens is an ideal place to visit while you take a day off your bike. Here we let Lillian, team GCH member and your unofficial guide, explain a typical day’s tour….. Hi, my name is Lillian and I welcome you to a beautiful day’s walk in Athens/Greece I’ve been […]

GCH Recipes #1 in an occasional series

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in General | No Comments

“YOU SHOULD WRITE A COOK BOOK “ A quote that I hear many times from our guests, and while there are no immediate plans to write one, I have decided to share some recipes with you in a (semi) regular feature . So here is the first one, a simple but tasty and nutritious soup […]