Mountain Biking in Xanthi Mountain Bike Park, Xanthi, Thrace Region Greece

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Xanthi is a beautiful city in Thrace, Northeast Greece. The old town of Xanthi is known for its striking architecture including many Byzantine Greek churches, neoclassical mansions of Greek merchants from the 18th and 19th centuries and Ottoman-era mosques. It is the capital of the Xanthi regional unit of the administrative region of East Macedonia and Thrace.

The ancient Greeks said that man should have healthy mind in a healthy body. As for the second, Xanthi Mountain Bike Park is a great option for sure. In the beautiful city of Xanthi lies an extremely popular mountain bike park. It is a place that offers a deep sense of adventure to all mountain biking enthusiasts.

Consisted of more than 15 trails, all tailored with a lot of passion and according to level abilities, today, Xanthi Mountain Bike Park is the spot that hosts those seeking for non stop entertainment. The park includes multiple “lines” of jumps and obstacles and hosts all skill level mountain bikers. Moreover, plans for the expansion of the park are in progress. Spring (April – June) and Fall (September – November) are the perfect seasons for mountain biking in this famous park.

Furthermore, the trails of the park are maintained by Mountain Active, which is a Non Profit Organization. More particularly, it is a group of people who ride in the area of Xanthi and share the same passion for mountain biking. You also find some interesting spots for riding in the municipality of Xanthi.

Erymanthos for example, which is located in the Rodopi Range in the North, near the Greek –Bulgarian borders, is mainly for cross country and suitable for all levels. This place offers several kilometers of trails, where everyone can become a prodigy of mountain biking. Its highest peak is in Gyftokastro and is 1825 m / 5 987 ft.  Another interesting spot is Leivaditis.

A visit or riding in the first Mountain Bike Park of Greece will definitely uplift your mood. If you don’t know how to ride, the well qualified staff found in the park will boost your confidence, teaching you some pretty tricks.

So, if you want to have a perfect mountain bike experience, don’t miss to indulge yourself in this famous park!!