Cycling Evia Greece

A lot of people don’t realize that Evia is actually a proper island. It is also the second largest island after Crete, and has a lot of activities to offer. Evia has been inhabited since pre historic times with loads of historic remains to prove it. It’s most important settlement early became today’s Chalkida port city, since it was the closest to the mainland and had natural resources of copper, making the city a trading center of great importance. The island’s name stands for “rich in cattle”.

It is excellent for cycling around on, since there are many small villages and interesting places worth visiting. Of course, there are nice beaches as well, and depending on where you stay, you can enjoy some real peace and quiet, or a hectic nightlife. Either way you can find yourself endulged in the magic of this uncharted island.

Just pick one of the cycling tours below and forget all about everyday routine.

If you are a city cycling fan, this is the  place you sould be. Visiting local beaches and go sightseeing on you bike, there is no better place than Chalkida and the surrounding historic villages to live your Greek dream. You will have the opportunity to cycle coast to coast along beautifull beaches, endless beach bars and taste local seafood and exquisite cuisine. You can visit Chalkida seafront for a quick cup of coffee and learn all about the unique tidal phenomenon of Evripos strait.

Cycling routes:

Gaidaros (25km – 4 hours)

Depart from the  beach of Alykes, cycle all along the  coast to the  village of Loukisia and  head back riding at the  foot  of mount Xtypas.

Fylla (30  km – 4 hours)

Starting at LKP (Lefkanti Kitepark) we  head on to the  historic village of Fylla, visit  medieval towers, bridges and  castles. We  will  enjoy some sweet singletrack and  ancient scenery.

Coast to Coast (20  km – 3,5 hours)

Departing from Gaidaros we  cycle all along Chalkis sublime seaside houses and  coved beaches. You  will  have the  opportunity to have a swim at the  sea(So have your sea  stuff with  you). Arrive at the  bridge of Chalkida, have a taste of local & fresh seafood and  some coffee with  the  view of the  seafront.

Politika (25  km – 4 hours)

Starting at the  fishing village of Politika, you  will  have the  great opportunity to enjoy the  stunning view of the  Evian gulf  from above. At the  end  we  will  have a nice  swim at the beach of Politika.

Winerouts  (27km – 4 hours)

Cycle through the  ancient wine routs of Mytika. We  will  have the  option of tasting unique greek wine from local producers.

 

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