Cycling in Ancient Tegea is unique experience, as you will pass through picturesque villages among Tripoli’s Plateau and you will visit the ancient temple of Alea Athena, the second biggest temple after the one in Ancient Olympia and the Byzantine church of the Roman period built on the ancient theater. Especially, in spring time the lush nature trough the blooming meadows will calm and charge your batteries.
Ancient Tegea has an important presence in Greek mythology and ancient history. Ancient Tegea lays on the eastern part of the fertile plateau of Mantinea and was an important religious center of Ancient Greece with a significant market, a marble theater (175 BC) and stadium where the local Aleaia Games were held.