The Free State is situated on the flat boundless plains in the heart of South Africa. Known locally as the "breadbasket" of South Africa, it is the agricultural city and most of its land is at 1000 m/3281 ft above sea level. It is the land of rugby, sunny skies and characterized by a continental climate, with warm to hot summers and cool to cold winters.
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Mountain Biking in Fylla Village Trail, Euboea, Central Greece Region Greece
With an easy and fast access from Athens by car, train or bus over the Chalkida bridge that connects the mainland with Euboea’s island and the combination of fantastic mountainous landscapes and incredible white sand beaches, Euboea is an ideal destination for all kinds of adventure holidays, all year round.
Fylla is a picturesque mountain village with a rich valley, full of vineyards and fruit trees. The spot was named after the green lush nature that surrounds the village throughout the year. With long and interesting history, the village has many ancient monuments as well as an old castle, standing on the top of the hill, named Kasteli.
One of the best ways to discover the area and combine fun with sightseeing is to plan an organized tour with mountain bikes. Fylla Village Trail starts from Lefkanti Kite Park and takes you onto a ride full of scenic views as it goes through medieval towers, bridges and castles. The trail is 30 km/18.6 mi long, lasting about six hours biking to cover the distance, while you can enjoy some sweet single track mountain biking.
The trail is suitable for bikers of all skill levels, however a good physical condition is a prerequisite to hit the trail. The best season for this ride is from early spring to late fall, when you can enjoy the blooming nature and the warm Mediterranean climate. Let your experienced guides lead you safely on a mountain bike adventure and allow yourself to enjoy a unique ride throughout Euboea’s ancient history landscapes.