AGARATHOS

Overview



Fitness


Technique
Distance
38 km
Altitude
800m ↑ / 800m ↓
Start at
9:30am (May 20th to September 10th at 8:30 am)
Duration
5-6h (riding time 3-4h)

Highlights


  • the view of the highest point
  • the single trails
  • the Agarathos Monastery
  • the pastures of middle Crete
  • The small café at traditional village
  • the diversity of landscapes
  • the fast flat section through the olives

Landscape

The tour with the big variety of landscapes only for mountain bikers and road cyclists.There is no other tour that combines so many different places than this. Visit the pastures of central Crete that smell thyme and sage. The wine yards of the famous wine area Peza. The olive groves at the plain of Kasteli. The rocky roads,the paths, the nice view, a small canyon and the traditional villages. The coffee and snack stop at a small café and Agarathos the first monastery of Crete (according to the ranking of monasteries).

Terrain

The mountain bike tour is performed by rural dirt roads and no traffic at all.

The uphill sections have mild or steep slope and there are sections with loose ground and stones.

The downhill sections are not dangerous to ride. There is a path that even road cyclist with no off-road experience can ride. Just control your bike and be careful with the brakes.

Adults

65€

/ Person

Kids

50€

/ Person

Discount up to 15% for groups!

Included in the price


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

  • water bottle
  • local guide
  • coffee and snack stop

Secure payment with Anyguide!

Maps

  • Included pick up and drop-off from Hotels at Hersonissos, Analipsi, Gouves.
  • Minimum age is 15 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 tours distance is 38Km and total uphill is 800 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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