Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece, known worldwide for its mythological importance, as according to the religion of the ancient Greeks, the 12 "Olympian" gods lived there. Located in Pieria region, on the borders of Macedonia and Thessaly, this incredible mountainous massif has a number of peaks with the highest of all, called Mytikas, reaching a top elevation of 9573 ft / 2918 m and is surrounded by deep gorges and areas of outstanding biodiversity.
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Mountain Biking in Bikepark Champéry, Geneva, Switzerland
Champery lies near Geneva, being considered as a Mountain Bike Mekka. It is formed by Val d’Illiez, the Swiss resorts of the Portes du Soleil, Morgins and Champery and is a regular host of the Swiss Mountain Bike Championship. Champery Bikepark is the largest mountain bike domain in Europe together with the French Portes du Soleil.
The bikepark consists of 24 lifts, 580 km /360.6 mi long of marked trails and 9 permanent downhill and free-ride runs. You will find from easily family trails to hardcore free runs and full on downhill. The free-ride trails on the Bex are ultra – steep. Champery offers everything a mountain biker may dream of.
There are bike rentals if you don’t have your own bike. You will find everything from world cup downhill bikes to children’s bikes. Apart from crazy downhills, the trails are also scenic, so you will enjoy breathtaking descents over Lake Geneva. Don’t miss riding this Mountain Bike heaven.
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