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 […]

How to BBQ like a Greek

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 in General | No Comments

How to BBQ like a Greek !  Get a huge BBQ ! Greeks don’t do small barbies but custom built ones with a spit roast system capable of 2 whole suckling pigs or lambs turning at a time! And don’t forget the charcoal. Lots of it. Step 2 Get the best meat from a local […]

5 GCH Climbs

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in General | No Comments

Most cyclists are masochists and love a good lung busting climb. Here at GCH we are no different. While we may not have the climbs made famous by grand tours or sought after Strava segments we do have some seriously testing and spectacular climbs for you to enjoy. So here are our 5 local favourites: […]

Elite Cycling Team coming to Evia.

Posted by on Jun 29, 2017 in General | No Comments

We are very excited to announce that elite cycling team, Cycling Sheffield Giant have chosen to come to Evia for a weeks training camp in September so we thought we’d let team manager and Directeur Sportif, Dave Coulson, introduce you to the team…. “CYCLING SHEFFIELD GIANT is one of the most successful cycling teams in the U.K. This […]