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METEORA MTB DAY TOURS

ELEVATION: 400 M

KILOMETRES: 20 KM

TRAIL PERCENTAGE: 20 %

CATEGORY:
CROSS-COUNTRY, SUITABLE for E-MTB

TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY

LANDSCAPE

TOUR DESCRIPTION

Meteora MTB day tours: Mountain biking in the unique region of Meteora will bring you closer to the natural wonders and cultural treasures of this UNESCO protected place. It is the best way to discover the spectacular landscape with its towering sandstone columns and exceptional Greek-Orthodox monasteries enthroned on them.

Meteoraebike.com offers fantastic guided tours with certified MTB guides that will take you along the region's best single tracks to incredible vantage points: Believe us, it would be a bad day to forget your camera! Your guide provides you with tips and instructions about mountain biking techniques along the way and has also interesting stories to tell about tradition, history and landmarks you see along the route.

The tours are daily offered and start at 9 am from the meteoraebike.com base in the center of Kalambaka. Once on your bike, you will find yourself within minutes on a beautiful trail enjoying unique sceneries of the most amazing nature. Discover the monastery of Ypapanti constructed inside a large cavity of a rock and it’s considered to be one of the hidden gems of Meteora. The statue the local hero Efthimios Vlahavas stands nearby, a monument to remind all the Greek war for independence and the long history of this place.

You will ride in a small group with a maximum number of riders of 8. MTB tours are for the average rider that has at least a single experience in off road bicycle riding. The tour requires a physical and mental health. Your leader will adjust the route depending on your skills. With 3 different levels of difficulty, there are enough routes to suit all:

  • Beginner level: A tour without technical challenges, mainly on forest paths and very easy connecting paths. On the way we will get to places of interest like the hidden monastery of Ypapanti and the statue of Efthimios Vlachavas and the route leads to breathtaking view points. The pace is very relaxed and the duration is about 2.5 hours (about 15 km). During this tour the guide can give the group free advice and instructions on how to improve their driving skills. Price per person: 48 euro
  • Cross-Country Level: A tour with easy technical challenges for mountain bikers who are already familiar with the technique of biking. The route combines forest trails with easy trails. Like the beginner's route, this tour includes great sights and viewpoints, but also includes some hidden trails between the rocks of Meteora. The pace is relaxed and the duration is 2 to 3 hours (approx. 20 km). Price per person: 58 euro
  • Enduro Level: A tour with high technical difficulty for experienced riders who want to see and ride everything. It mainly follows uphill trails of varying difficulty and approaches the highest point of Meteora, from where you can enjoy the view of all Meteora monasteries, and then follows beautiful downhill trails running between sandstone cliffs. The duration is about 3 hours (about 20 km) and the pace is moderate, always depending on the possibilities and preferences of the group. Price per person: 82 euro

Whether you’re a first-time mountain biker or a skilled thrill-seeker, embarking on this biking adventure through Meteora’s trails, it’s more than certain that this tour will leave you with the most beautiful everlasting memories! Biking in Meteora, in one of the most awe-inspiring geological phenomenon on the planet, truly is a once in a lifetime experience that you don’t want to miss.

Tour Highlights

  • Ride on beautiful single trails and dirt roads
  • Visit hidden treasures off the beaten tracks like the small Monastery of Ypapanti and the emblematic statue of Efthimios Vlahavas
  • Enjoy great story-telling of an experienced and certified MTB leader
  • Discover breathtaking views for priceless pictures

Included in the tour price

  • Proper top quality mountain bike (disc brakes, front suspension, wide range of gears)
  • MTB Helmet
  • M.I.A.S. certified mountain bike leader
  • Water
  • Snack
  • Raincoat (if needed)

Not included: monastery tickets (3 euros each, cash only)

Reservation/Booking:

If you want to join a guided MTB tour in Meteora, please send an email to info@meteoraebike.com or give a call to the team: +30 6942 597919.

This tour requires a minimum number of 2 passengers to operate. There is a possibility that the tour may be canceled after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative activity or refunded in full.

You want more? Than think about a tailor-made tour! We can plan an exclusive mountain bike ride just for you and your buddies. With the level of difficulty of your desire (XC, ENDURO or DH style), preferred duration and specific locations. From a short ride to a day full of riding or even a multi-day trip to different riding destinations. Send us your request and we start planning your next dream ride!

GUIDED TOUR WITH meteoraebike.com

ADDRESS

Ioanninon 3, Kalampaka 422 00, Griechenland

CONTACT

+30 6942 597919
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BODRUM MTB DAY TOURS (BODRUM)

ELEVATION: 800 M

KILOMETRES: 45 KM

TRAIL PERCENTAGE: 30 %

CATEGORY:
CLOSE TO THE SEA, CROSS-COUNTRY, SUITABLE for E-MTB

TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY

LANDSCAPE

TOUR DESCRIPTION

Guided MTB day-tours in Bodrum: The area around Bodrum is not only rich in history, but also rich in fantastic trails, which you can discover on two wheels on the guided cross-country day tours by Cycle Turkey. From natural paths to newly built trails – from technical demanding to great flow lines. The terrain is diversified and offers it all. The tours can easily be customized according to the bike skills of the group.

All tours are accompanied by a local guide, fluent in multiple languages and at home in the region. During the ride your guides brings you closer with the surroundings with wit and charm. Be it in form of a crash course in how to find your way out of a local bazaar, or following in the footsteps of the siege of Bodrum (the ancient Halicarnassus) by Alexander the Great.

The day trips usually start in the morning with a transfer from your hotel in Bodrum to the starting point of the tour, where you also get your rental bike and other equipment.

You can also combine the tours with a biking vacation on the Greek island of Kos, which is just a short ferry ride away from Bodrum. Just send a request by email to: info@cycleturkey.bike to arrange your tour!

Half-day tours
Tour: aprx. 25-30 km / 500 – 600 m of elevation
Duration: aprx. 5 hrs
Price: 40 euro per person incl. rental bike

Day tours
Tour: aprx. 45 km / 800 m of elevation
Duration: aprx. 8 hrs
Price: 45 euro per person incl. rental bike

Availability
May, June and October

COST: 40 Euro

GUIDED TOUR WITH CYCLE TURKEY

ADDRESS

Bodrum, Muğla, Türkei

CONTACT

+90 532 3351560
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THESSALONIKI MTB DAY TOURS (THESSALONIKI)

ELEVATION: 500 M

KILOMETRES: 30 KM

TRAIL PERCENTAGE: 50 %

CATEGORY:
CLOSE TO THE SEA, CROSS-COUNTRY, ENDURO & ALL MOUNTAIN, SUITABLE for E-MTB, URBAN RIDE

TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY

LANDSCAPE

TOUR DESCRIPTION

Thessaloniki MTB day tours: Mountain biking at the beautiful city of Thessaloniki, home of Outline Adventures with great trails around for all level of mountain bikers. Come and join us for a ride to experience a whole different aspect of this splendid and well known Mediterranean city break destination. Thessaloniki offers lots of historical monuments, a great shopping centre and some notorious bars and restaurants.

Outline Adventures offers a variety of daily mountain bike tours, depending your level and the kind of biking you prefer. Rental bikes are available on request.

The day tours are basically tailor-made rides, depending your ride preference and activity level. Nevertheless there are four basic ways of how we will enjoy the ride at the suburban forest and the trails around Thessaloniki.

  • Beginning biking from Outline headquarters which are located at the city centre. (Intermediate to Advanced) 20km to 35km
  • Transferring to the suburban forest of Thessaloniki by our Van, in order to begin our ride. (Beginner to Intermediate) 15km to 25km
  • By multiply shuttling uplifts for downhill lovers. (Intermediate to Advanced) 20km to 30km
  • Enduro mega ride from Chortiatis peak at 800m altitude to coast line of Thessaloniki (Intermediate to Advanced) 25km to 35km

Tour Highlights

  • Ride through historical sights
  • Breathtaking view of the Aegean Sea
  • Begin and end up at urban environment
  • Local Beers after

Reservation/Booking:

If you want to join a guided tour in Thessaloniki, please send an email request with your preferred date and tour, mentioning also your favorite level of riding, to: info@outlineadventures.com

COST: 65 Euro

GUIDED TOUR WITH OUTLINE ADVENTURES

ADDRESS

Papamarkou 46, Thessaloniki 546 23, Greece

CONTACT

+30 2310 270040

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