CENTRAL GREECE: 7days cycling & multisport tour (Mt Olympus, Mt Kissavos, Meteora)

2nd day: Cycling tour - Climb to Eastern Olympus - 86 km

2nd day: Cycling tour - Climb to Eastern Olympus - 86 km

Pierias' beaches is a our base, we start early in the morning the cycling daily excursion of 86 kilometres to get to know  the feet of Olympus and its mountain villages. We head to Leptokarya, Platamonas, and from there we start climbing for Kallipefki. In between, we pass the picturesque mountain village of Palios Panteleimonas, making a short stop for rest to admire the wonderful view to the feet of Olympus and the sea spreading before us! 

We continue climbing leaving behind the mountainous Ano Skotina. Next stop to regroup and take photographs is the position Patomeni, some 2 kilometres from Kallipefki of Thessalian Olympus. We continue our way moving to the country road of Larissa to Kalipefki passing some kilometres outside the village of Karya. We take the downhill road of some 25 kilometres for Leptokarya. The ride of 86 kilometres is concluded at the initial point. We then enjoy swimming at the Pierias'  coastline.

DAY 2 Climb next to Olympos Mountain 

 

Cycling Swimming

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Meeting Point: Paralia, Pieria

Start: Leptokarya

Finish: Leptokarya

Suitable for: participants ages older than 18 years old with moderate level of fitness

Overnight: Paralia, Pieria

Recommended equipment list

  • GOOD MOOD!
  • Small cycling back bag.
  • Helmet
  • Bandana
  • Wind-waterproof sleeveless jacket (optional).
  • Hat, cap or headband
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sun cream & lips sun cream.
  • Bars, gels.
  • Extra bottle of water.
  • Optionally your own snack.
  • Camera, personal items.
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