The tour starts from our base, located in Malia.We go east, through olive groves and banana plantations. The tour continues with a series of short climbs and descents, leading to the (Byzantine) monastery of St. George, near the village Vrachasi. At this point we enjoy a short break. To continue the tour we ride a more technical track that lead us up the mountain of Kavalara near Neapoli. We ride through forests, pass several monasteries and make our way down for a break in the town of Neapoli. Afterwards, we ride through the village of Latsida by taking a path from an abandoned quarry descending to the port of Sissi and conitinuing on to our final destination which is the ancient Minoan palace of Malia.
You are welcome to join with your own bike ( A deduction of 20 euros from each tour will be made ). Vehicle support/transfer can be arranged for you and your bike when needed as well as storage and service / maintenance at our base.
We highly recommend you have pre-arranged travel insurance covering for outdoor activities as you are required to undertake full responsibility concerning any unexpected accidents.
We categorize our tours based on the level of difficulty and expertise required in order to avoid such situations. However, anyone can have off-day and not be able to keep up. In this case, a vehicle pick up from the nearest available spot will be made. View difficulty information
Anything appropriate for outdoor sports such as gloves, sunglasses, sun-protection cream, a camera, go-pro, a swimming suit.