What you need to know in order to enjoy your cycling days in Leonidio.
To describe it in a direct and straightforward way, Leonidio region is NOT flat. Cycling out of the valley, where the town of Leonidio is located, would require from the riders to put at least of a 30 – 40 mins effort to climb a 500m uphill road. The elevation found here is in abundance and cyclists should have the needed fitness level to enjoy those wonderful sceneries.
The landscape will demand an extremely good fitness level and experience in using road bikes. Due to the altitude difference the weather conditions are subjected to great differences, and the cyclists should be capable of dealing with them.
What makes Leonidio special and why we, being cyclists, we recommend this particular region of the Peloponnese to the rest of the cycling community?
- authenticity, away from mass tourism
- routes in abundance
- quiet roads & no traffic
- mild temperatures
- good food with many & great options
- rich cultural elements
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