2.6 Sougia- Prodomi- Sougia | 78 km | 2.239 vertical meters | Category 1

74 km | 4,6km dirt road | 2.239 vertical meters | Category 1

Sougia- Prodomi- Sougia

Sougia-Prodomi-Sougia

Proceeding from Paleochora up to the village of Prodomi

Proceeding from Paleochora up to the village of Prodomi – © nick / bikingcrete.com

Let’s take you on 4-hours ride into the mountains of the Pelekanos municipality. Climb up to the pass at 800m, via Rodovani, Papadiana and Strati and marvel at the spectacular mountain scenery and the sea view on your rollercoaster ride downhill to Paleochora.

In the center of town, turn left in direction to „Camping Paleochora“ and to the village Anidri.

It is a climb of 750 vertical meters up to a barren plateau, sometimes hidden in the fog and to the mountain village Prodomi, where the 4,6 km long track on unpaved road begins. The road winds dramatically along the steep slopes; sparsely covered with macchia, rock rose and kermes oak. You’ll reach the small mountain villages of Platanos and Asfendiles and dive down again on asphalt in the green valley of the Azogirianos creek, where you can refresh yourself at the watering hole between humming bees and wasps.

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