HIKING & CYCLING ROUTES
ROUTE OF MEDIUM DIFFICULTY
Circular, pedestrian and cycling route for mountain bike of a total length of 7,25 km, starting from the coastal zone of the Resort and returning by a semi-mountainous area. The trail, paved for the most part and with a maximum elevation of 78 m, is ideal for walking, jogging or mountain biking. The first part of the route, with a length of 2,70 km (the “Water Way” route) begins from PORTO CARRAS SITHONIA 5*, goes for 300m through the main road of the Resort to the sea, turns left alongside the beach and the Water Sports for 600m and passing next to the swimming pools, ends to PORTO CARRAS MELITON 5*. Then, it continues to the north side of the MARINA passing through the Conference Center OLYMPIC HALL, the COMMERCIAL ZONE and the KIDS FUN PARK, ending to KOHI beach and KOHI KOHI CLUB. The second part of route with a length of 1,35 km, continues south from the resort’s beaches, passes from three natural coves, called COVES and leads to COTTAGES area, to an altitude of 23m. The third part of the route, with a length of 1,20 km, is the most difficult, therefore is separated in two parts. The first part of 950m is intensively uphill on a soily road, with a maximum slope of 11%, passing through the pine trees, leads to ALMOND TREES area at an altitude of 81m. The second section of 250m is an intensively downhill path, with slopes reaching up to 15%, ending to a paved road into the area of UPPER VILLAGE. The fourth part of the route, of 2,00km on asphalt, continues through a pine green area for 900 meters, descending to the main street of the Resort at an altitude of 17 m. On the point of maximum height in the middle of the route, the hiker- cyclist may enjoy panoramic views of the MARINA and the hotels. In this section you meet slopes up to 10%. The fifth and last part of the route, of 1,10km, follows the sidewalk or bicycle path of the main road of the Resort, sideways from the area of the ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES and THE GOLF COURT and ends back to the starting line at PORTO CARRAS SITHONIA 5*. In this section also, the route is basically flat with a slope of less than 3%.