This will be a fascinating bike trip for the admirers of Greek Nature and seaside beauty. It combines the marvelous endless mountains of Evia with some of the most important sites of Drymonas Waterfalls, St. David monastery and Limni seaside town. The seaside town of Rovies where you will be staying is surrounded by vast olive groves. North of Evia and especially the area near Rovies and Limni are renowned for their resin production which constitutes them one the largest resin producers in Greece. Your destination is North Evia where the endless mountains reach out to the sea.
- Daily Distance: 20 - 40 km
- Daily Climb: 800+ m
Transfer under request from the Athens airport to Rovies, the serene town in northern Evia, built just next to the sea. Unspoiled by tourism, northern Evia & Rovies is an area of outstanding natural beauty, steeped in ancient history. You will have the chance to walk around the promenade town, before you return to the hotel and get ready for the following 3-day exciting ride. Overnight in Rovies.
In the morning, you will get your bikes and equipment at the hotel and you will begin the trip around the plateau of Rovies. You will cycle through the estates' olive groves before you head to the mountains. Fantastic scenery from the natural lookout on the top of the mountains above us. This day will be a great introductory ride the get ready for our next trip. Approaching Rovies we will get stunning views of the Aegean gulf, the olive groves and the estate. Overnight in Rovies.
- Total length : 22 km
- Total Elevation Gain : 1056 m
Today you leave Rovies, and pretty soon you will arrive at the to top of Horseman peak with outstanding views of the surrounding mountainous landscape. Drymonas waterfall will the be the highlight of todays ride, providing us with a great refuelling or picknik stop, where we can also educate ourselves by the outdoor flaura sings all around the nearby vegetation. Next stop is the Monastery of St. David where we can make a brief stop to admire the monks magnificent structures. It's all downhill from here. Let yourselves free to enjoy the scenic ride back to the town of Rovies. Overnight in Rovies.
- Total length : 40 km
- Total Elevation Gain : 1510 m
Today get ready for an amazing ride towards the neardy seaside town called Limni. Mountain trails and staggering views will consist our third day of riding. The Aegean island feel you will get at the town of Limni is just mesmerizing. Remember to take you time when you visit Limni as it will be our last day out cycling. Our return to hotel is a relaxing seaside paved track you will enjoy, after three days of riding. Overnight in Rovies.
- Total length : 30 km
- Total Elevation Gain : 840 m
After a good breakfast, it will, unfortunately, be time to travel back to the airport. However, if you wish why not extend your stay and have a guided tour to the Acropolis of Athens or just spend a few more days in Athens or on Evia.
During this tour you will stay in a 4* B&B. Eleonas, a family owned guest house, was built with respect for the environment and high specifications, achieving very good critics from the guests. All accommodations have been selected by us and are checked in person by our crew. They fulfil a minimum level of standards set like cleanness, staff behaviour, breakfast, comfort and more. In terms of our Responsible Travel Policy, all accommodations are owned by locals, they mainly employee locals and do care about the environment. Most probably you will meet the owners themselves, have a cup of coffee with them or taste the breakfast made by their hands!
Pricing per person
What does the tour include :
- Accommodation for 4 nights
- Guidance by Evia Adventure Tours
- Bike rental
- Evening meals
Other Extras – Not Included
Transport to and from Athens Airport
Tickets to/from Athens airports
Entrance fees to archaeological areas / museums
Guided tours to archaeological areas / museums
Personal travel insurance