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.
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Meeting Point: Paralia, Pieria
Suitable for: participants ages older than 18 years old with moderate level of fitness
Overnight: Paralia, Pieria
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