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Greece

Entering Greece from Epirous Region borders with legendary Ionian sea where dolphins and fishermans share the clear blue waters, from Igoumenitsa, to Sivota, Parga and Preveza to historical villages like Zalogo, Souli and Zagori. Cycling south to West Greece Region from Astakos and Vonitsa till National Park of Messolonghi-Etoliko Lagoons, of lower flow, of Acheloos and Evinos rivers delta and of Echinades islands till you finally cross Antirrio-Rio bridge to enter Peloponesse biggest city Patras, where one of the biggest carnival purely of Italian origin started approximately 180 years ago. Cycling by the sea from Xylokastro and Ancient Sykyon to Kiato towards Korinthos and Loutraki, a coastal town internationally known for its thermal springs. Along the coast from Megara to Eleusina and the Eleusinian Mysteries, one of the most famous religious events of the ancient Greek religion, entering Attica Region with UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the medieval Daphni Monaster to the Acropolis of Athens. The route is currently not realised.
  • Certified EuroVelo Route
  • Developed route with EuroVelo signs
  • Developed route
  • Route under development
  • Route at the planning stage

 

 

Photo credit: Theophilos Papadopoulos (flickr.com)

National information
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    National Eurovelo Coordination Center for Greece

    The Greek National EuroVelo Coordination Centre has just created a new website. It provides information related to all three EuroVelo routes in Greece although the focus to begin with is on EuroVelo 13 - Iron Curtain Trail.

    Route description Points of interest / attractions etc.

    available in en / el

    http://eurovelo.gr/en/eurovelo8/

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    Visit Greece

    The national tourism body provides a good overview of the three EuroVelo routes in Greece. It identifies the touristic highlights on each route and provides links to further information.

    Route description Points of interest / attractions etc.

    available in en / el

    http://www.visitgreece.gr/en/touring/by_bicycle/eurovelo_routes_in_greece