Area: Platania – Agia
Starting point of this route is the famous village of Platanias. We will cycle south, along the river. This may be the route with the most greenery in Western Crete! Passing by olive groves and citrus trees gardens the element of nature is everywhere. Reaching the end of the river we will meet the biggest artificial lake of Chania. There you will have the opportunity to see a big variety of plants and birds. The trip starts at 8:30-9:00 and ends at 13:00-13:30.
Destination Cycling : 28.5 km.
Altitude up: 120m.
Altitude down: 120m.
On road: 35%.
Off road: 65%.
Required: Easy level of skills & Normal physical condition.
The leader can design routes of all levels and skills. Ask for designing a route.
The activity is available all the year.
Adult 32 Euro/person.
Child up to 12 years old 20 Euro/person.
3 persons (adults and/or children) 5% discount.
4 persons (adults and/or children) 15% discount.
5 persons (adults and/or children) 20% discount.
Mountain bikes (s, m, l, xl), helmet, bicycle, repair kit.
Guide for mountain biking.
Monitoring system all the groups with GPS that sends the exact position in case of an emergency.
Rerefreshments like coffee, beers and orange juices.
Photo gallery of each tour in digital form.
Filming of each route from the guide.
Supplies charged separately
Ability to use spd petals with an extra cost of 5 €.
Yes. Pick up and drop off at your apartment/hotel/villa by minivan from Agia Marina or Kissamos, on request.
Do not forget
Do not forget your equipment! For example comfortable shoes for cycling, clothing that absorbs sweat, water bottle, sunscreen and also your camera! During spring and autumn we recommend a light jacket. During this tour you will need your swimming costume.
Terms of guide
Costumers are required to know how to balance on a bike.
The guide can exclude from the route individuals for their own safety if they are not equipped with the required personal gear, do not fulfill the required conditions of tour or for any other well-founded reason.
The guide can change or postpone the route due to weather conditions or due to any other well-founded reason. For this reason try to book a route on the first days of your stay in local prefecture.
Last day for cancellation 5 days before the trip.
In case of guide’s cancelation all charges are refunded.
It’s hard to find any other place with so many beautiful landscapes and sunny days round the year to visit. That’s why we created a team that offers you a variety of road and off road routes and an experienced guide to trail you along while exploring western Crete by bike!