Greece By Bike

Amorgos island

Amorgos island

Greeks find it strange that someone called Colleen McGuire has adopted Greece as a homeland.  My name is Celtic to the core.  When I announce that my maternal grandfather’s name was Orestes Spadafora, big smiles break out, “Oh, the namesake of King Agamemnon’s son is surely of Greek heritage.”  When I add that the Spadaforas hailed from Sicily, an ancient Greek colony, I am then embraced as a true Hellenic child.  Continue Reading »


CycleGreece logo  CycleGreece was created for cyclists who want nature, islands, mountains, antiquities, history, Mediterranean cuisine, an ideal temperate climate and hospitality in one package.   Our blog conveys our passion for cycling on Europe’s most southern soil.  We vow to turn our guests into bona fide Grecophiles!

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