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Cycling in Macedonia, Greece and Albania Guided Cycling Holiday
Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £1479 per person
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Cycle Tour Highlights
• Explore Macedonia, Greece and Albania
• Ascend mountains and small lakes
• Cross different borders and explore Balkan Europe
• Rest day in Ohrid and a day cycling around the lake
• A guided cycle tour in a unique part of Europe

Cycle route features
A slightly-challenging bike tour. You cycle mostly on bike paths and sometimes on side streets with less traffic. Two stages are difficult.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Cycling Holiday Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival to Macedonia

Welcome. Arrival transfer to Bitola from Skopje/Thessaloniki/Bitola. Walking sightseeing of Bitola.

Overnight.
Hotel: Bitola (Macedonia)
Meals: D

Day 2: Cycling Macedonia to Greece: Bitola – Florina – Vigla – Psarades/Platy

Cycling Bitola-Florina. Sightseeing/lunch break in Florina. Sightseeing of the city. Ascending on Vigla mountain with partly steep slopes. Lunch is arranged upon arrival in the village of Psarades.

Overnight is in the nearby village of Platy.
Distance: 115- 125 km.
Hotel: Platy (Greece)
Meals: B, L (Florina/Psarades), D (Platy)

Day 3: Cycling Greece to Albania: Platy – Agios Achileous (island)- Kristalopigi- Zaroshke

Visit of island Agios Achileous. Moving toward border cross Kristalopigi. Turning to Albanian Prespa and riding to the village of Zaroshke (lunch stop). After lunch, guests are transferred with van to Korche for sightseeing, dinner and overnight.

Distance: 90 km
Hotel: Korce (Albania)
Meals: B, L (Zaroshke), D (Korce)

Day 4: Cycling Albania to Macedonia: Zaroshke – Stenje – Brajcino

Enjoying while riding along the coast of Prespa lake. Crossing Albania- Macedonia border. Break in Stenje village (lunch). Afternoon cycling from Stenje to Brajcino. Accommodation, dinner and overnight in Brajcino.

Level: Difficult
Distance: 50 km (Korce – Stenje) + 47km (Stenje-Brajcino)
Hotel: Brajcino (Macedonia)
Meals: B, L (Stenje), D (Brajcino)

Day 5: Cycling from Brajcino to Ohrid

Checkout and cycling from Brajcino to Ohrid, with enroute stops in Kurbinovo (stop to visit the monastery of St. George – XII cent. Byzantine monastery) and Kuratica (lunch). Arrival in Ohrid in the late afternoon hours. Accommodation, rest, followed by dinner and overnight in Ohrid.

Level: Intermediate
Distance: 78 km
Hotel: Ohrid
Meals: B, L (Kuratica), D (Ohrid old town)

Day 6: Rest day in Ohrid / boat trip to St.Naum

Well deserved rest day in Ohrid. Morning sightseeing of the Ohrid old town, followed by lunch and free afternoon. Overnight in Ohrid.

Hotel: Ohrid
Meals: B, L (Ohrid), D (Ohrid)

Day 7: Cycling around the Ohrid lake

Cycling around the Ohrid lake, with sightseeing at the Monastery of St.Naum and lunch in Trpejca, and coffee break in the city of Struga. Arrival in Ohrid in the late afternoon hours for farewell dinner and overnight.

Level: Intermediate
Distance: 97 km

Hotel: Ohrid
Meals: B, L (Trpejca), D (Ohrid)

Day 8: Departure day

Departure to the Ohrid (or Skopje) airport for return flight to London. End of program.

Meals: B

Map & Route Information

Route Profile
A slightly-challenging bike tour. You cycle mostly on bike paths and sometimes on side streets with less traffic. Two stages are difficult.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?

Tour Route Map

Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Cycling around Macedonia, Greece and Albania tour stays in 3*/4* hotels and ensuite apartments carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.

Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.

Available Services

Included:

- Airport transfers from Skopje/Ohrid/Thessaloniki airport
– Tour leader from English speaking leader with support guide for 7-12 pax
– Accommodation in DBL/TWIN occupancy at 3*/4* hotels and ensuite apartments (as per program)
– All meals (as per program; at hotels/local restaurants/family homes/outdoor locations; beverages excl.)
– Vehicle support / luggage transfers
– Entrance fees at national parks
– Tips for meals
– Bike and helmet rental
– 24/7 assistance from the local suppliers

Not Included:

- Additional individual airport transfers
– Flights to Macedonia (IN: Skopje/Thessaloniki/Ohrid; OUT: Skopje/Thessaloniki/Ohrid)
– Single supplement
– Travel insurance

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Your Prices

Cycling in Macedonia, Greece and Albania, 8 days, 7 nights
Prices are per person and include hybrid bike hire.

2017 Cycling Holiday Prices:

Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: April to October 2017
Arrival daily

Prices per person including bike hire. Price depends on number on the number of people and group size.

2 pax (minivan): £1459 p.p
3 pax (minivan): £1159 p.p
4 pax (minivan): £1009 p.p
5 pax (van): £969 p.p
6 pax (van): £919 p.p
7 pax (van): £879 p.p
8 pax (van): £829 p.p
9 pax (van): £799 p.p
10 pax (van): £779 p.p
11 pax (van): £759 p.p
12 pax (van): £739 p.p

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Single Room Supplement: £129

Hotel Category Descriptions
Accommodation in DBL/TWIN occupancy at 3*/4* hotels and ensuite apartments (as per program)

Extra nights are available to book on this tour!
Prices are per person per night and based on two sharing. Single supplements apply.

For extra nights, you will stay in the same hotel. Please let us know if you wish to book extra nights at the start or at the end of the tour when completing your ‘Booking Request’.

Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.

For help and queries regarding this tour…
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Holiday Price: £1459
Single Supplement: £129

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