APOSELEMIS

The easy mountain bike tour for active people and families with kids.



Fitness


Technique
Distance
19 km
Altitude
280m ↑ / 280m ↓
Start at
9:30am (May 20th to September 10th at 8:30 am)
Duration
4-5h (riding time 1.,5-2h)

Highlights


  • The amazing view of Dikti mountains and Rozas Canyon
  • the "piazza" of Mochos, the biggest village square on Crete
  • the healthy snacks at a traditional tavern
  • the view of Aposelemis lake
  • Sfentili sinking village
  • The olive forest of Avdou
  • The downhill section

Landscape

This is a tour for those that do some sports casually. During the easy uphill you will impresed of the olive forest of Avdou village , the magnificent view of Ampelos and Rozas canyons, the valley with the traditional villages and the hills where in the past ruled the Ancient Minoan City Lyttos.
At the half of the route we stop at the traditional village Mochos. At the biggest cafe piatsa in Crete you will drink coffee, fresh orange juice or refreshments and taste some delicious local home made meze.
Refreshed and rejuvenated you will head to the highest point of the route where a spectacular descent with breathtaking view starts. The downhill ends at Sfendili sinking village at Aposelemis artificial lake and an easy relaxed ride next to the lake leads us back to our vehicle.
During the tour we do lots of stops to rest, to take photos and the local guide will explain everything about the plants, the history and traditions of Crete.

Terrain

The mountain bike tour is performed by very good rural dirt roads and no traffic at all. The uphill sections have mild slope and are easy to ride. There is only one uphill section of 150 meters which is a little bit steeper. Some will try to test their power and some will push the bikes for 50 meters. The downhill part is safe to ride without dangerous sections.

55€

/ Person

Included in the price


  • mountain bike & lights
  • helmet & gloves
  • platform or shimano spd pedals

  • water bottle
  • local guide
  • dinner at traditional tavern

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Maps

  • Included pick up and drop-off from Hotels at Hersonissos, Analipsi, Gouves.
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • All passenger heights MUST be advised at time of booking
  • All passenger hotel MUST be advised at time of booking
  • Recommended for sportive people only
  • It is recommend that you wear sport clothes, sport shoes, sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • The tour distance is 19Km and total uphill is 280 meters.
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints, pregnant women or other serious medical conditions
  • Youth under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult

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