Period of operation : 11-14 September
Price : went up!
• Groups of 10 participants: 310€/person
• Groups of 5 participants: 415€/person
for less participants, more or less days please contact us directly.
Duration : 4 days / 3 nights
Minimum attendance :1 participant
Level requirements : Basic physical condition and cycling ability for the 55Km and 21 Km Races
The Florina Bike Challenge is a cycling event In the northwestern border of Greece with three asphalt paths. The route «Vitsi-Ag.Antonios-Vigla » is of high difficulty.
It is an open race according to the regulations of the Greek Federation of Cycling, of 105 km and 2000 m elevation positive.
The route «Akritas» is 55 km and 760 m elevation positive. It is a bike ride, where cyclists can enjoy the scenery, climbing the south side of Vigla.Finally the route «Around Florina», with a distance of 21 km is for those who just want to browse through some villages and the city of Florina.
The aim is to complete the route, fast enough to win the challenge, while enjoying the beauty of the landscape. For more information about the race please visit http://florinabikechallenge.com/
Wishing to combine your participation in the race with some touring in the pristine and rich in historical sites region around Florina? we have created a 4day/3night tour for all of you who want to travel and enjoy cycling.
Day 1: Friday 11/9/
Private transfer from the Macedonia Airport in Thessaloniki to Florina. Check in at the hotel http://phaidonhotel.gr/ and dinner. (D)
Day 2: Saturday 12/9/
After breakfast we depart to the archaeological site of Vergina, the burial site of the kings of Macedon, including the tomb of Philip II, father of Alexander the Great. A professional guide will reveal to us all information about this magnificent site and the museum. After the tour we will visit the town of Veria and enjoy our lunch before we return back to Florina.
Day 3: Sunday 13/9/ – Race Day
The 55Km & 21 Km routes start at 11.30 am and the whole event ends at 17.00pm.
Day 4: Monday 14/9/
After breakfast and according to your flight schedule departure from Florina to Thessaloniki or to another destination
4 days/3nights on Half Board basis sharing double room in 4star hotel http://phaidonhotel.gr/
• Transfer from/to Macedonia Airport – Thessaloniki to Florina
• 1 day tour to Vergina including professional guide and entrance fees
• Transfer to /from start- finish line of the race
• Participation to Florina Bike Challenge