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"2nd Tour of Daphne"

Date: 19-05-2018

Category: Road Brevet

Distance: 230

Location: Larissa, Tempi Valley/Greece

Link: https://cyclinghellas.gr/en/tours/tour-of-daphne

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Description: THE EVENT: “2nd Tour of Daphne” «Cycling Hellas» and the Cycling Sports Club PINEIOS, with co-organizers: the Region of Thessaly, the Region of Central Greece, the Municipality of Tempi, the Municipality of Delphi and with the supporters: the Cultural Association Dryas, the Antiquities Ephorate of Larissa, the National Emergency Center of Central Greece, the Municipality of Larissa, the Municipality of Farsala, the Municipality of Domokos, the Municipality of Lamia and the Municipality of Gravia, on Saturday 19 of May, carry out the innovative cycling event with the denomination «2nd Tour of Daphne - Cyclosportive - Μythical event». The cycling event takes place under the hospice of the Greek Ministry of Tourism and the Greek National Tourism Organization. “Tour of Daphne” unites history, mythology, culture and sports. Τhe Cyclosportive - mythical event of 230 kilometres is addressed to the enthusiasts of long distance cycling, with road bicycles and fans of the history of Greece. It starts from the Valley of Tempi of Larissa and finishes at the Oracle of Delphi carrying a myth and a history. The myth refers to the unfulfilled first love of the god Apollo with the beautiful nymph Daphne, Pineios’ daughter......... In the same footsteps of god Apollo, the cyclists will begin from the spring of Daphne and like the ancient pilgrims will head towards Delphi currying laurels from the valley of Tempi and will deposit to the Oracle. The whole event is closely connected with the Greek mythology and history, which as we know is widely known and presents great interest as much in Europe, as in the rest of the world. The cyclosportive event is designed according to the standards of other similar successful events, having as its main objective the International impact all over the world! The declatration, the myth of Apollo – Daphne, the entry form and all the details of “Tour of Daphne” have been posted on: https://cyclinghellas.gr/en/tours/tour-of-daphne . EVENT DETAILS: Date Saturday 19 of May 2018 Start: Valley of Tempi- Daphne Springs - Start time: 7:30 am Finish: The Oracle of Delphi. Deposit of laurel branches. Course: 230 kilometres. Tempi, Evaggelismos, Makrychori, Larissa, Farsala, Domokos, Lamia, Gravia, Amphissa, Oracle of Delphi. Route Duration: about 9-14 hours. Level of difficulty: moderate. Average to good physical condition is necessary. Ages: Participants older than 18years old Registration ends: On Monday 19 of March. Costs: for 1 day, participation in the event "Tour of Daphne", 95€. for 3days/nights and participation in the event "Tour of Daphne",650€ -all inclusive/ accommodation & Tour for 7days/7nights and participation in the event "Tour of Daphne", 2370€ all inclusive / Guided multisport tours/ multi activities, for ages 18 -70. Contact: The company Cyclinghellas has undertaken the coordination of the event, www.cyclinghellas.gr. * You can contact us on the following number: 00306944255177 Contact Person: Despoina Tsesmetzidou Dalavika e-mail: info@cyclinghellas.gr Like us & stay tuned on FB: https://www.facebook.com/tour.of.daphne/ Enjoy a fully authentic Greek experience ! With your participation you contribute to the revival of history...!!! Cyclinghellas is eager to host and offer you a rich cycling experience!!!


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