Sept 2020

We have 4 places still available for our September trip to Kefalonia. If you have had your Summer trips to France, Italy and Spain canceled, here is a chance to retrieve this season. The full details are  below.

If you are at all interested, because of the uncertainty, you can leave it to the week before to fully commit to us and book flights, etc. Then you will be as sure as possible about any potential restrictions or quarantine etc.

Just email us to express your interest, and we can take it from there.

September 2020
19th to 26th September 2020.
The weather at this time of year is perfect for cycling. On this trip you can really explore Kefalonia and its spectacular terrain. This is an 8 day trip, staying near Fiscardo and in Poros, fully supported and guided. On day 1 there is chance for a short warm up spin, then 6 full days of cycling, and return on day 8. Approx 100km a day and 1800m of climbing. There is opportunity to do more if you want. This is a challenging trip so please check this itinerary suits your ability before you book.
£1250 pp. Everything included except flights. £250 supplement for single occupancy. See 'Booking and Prices' for all details and T's & C's. 20 places available.
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day holiday
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Day 1:  Arrive in Kefalonia. A short drive  across the island  with its vast variety of scenery takes us to the Erisos area in the North. Assemble bikes, and then a short spin to the beautiful cove at  Acqua Alaties to loosen the legs. We pass through Fiscardo with its traditional buildings and bustling water front. ( 24km, 300m ascent )

Day 2:   We head to  the Paliki peninsula and the  Kipouri  Monastery with sheer 100m  cliffs down to the sea. Then to Lixouri for lunch by the sea. The route back takes in the beautiful fishing harbour at Zola and spectacular views all the way back along the coast. ( 120km, 1800m ascent )

Cycling Kefalonia
Cycling Kefalonia

Day 3:   The morning ride takes us across the Drogarati Bridge to Argostolli. Then we head to Marco Polo, Mt Enos looming ominously to our left and Zykinthos on the horizon. Finally the beach at Skala the spectacular gorge in Poros. We stay here for the night. ( 105km, 1250m ascent )

Day 4:  You'll need your climbing legs on today! Through the trees to Agios Nikolaos, and upwards to the top of Mt Enos. The descent is beautiful, and then another climb home through the pretty village of Karia. ( 95km, 1900m ascent )

Cycling Kefalonia

Day 5:  We cycle to Dilinata,  and through  the vineyards of the Omala Valley. Then on to  the Venetian fort at Kastro  with it's panoramic views to Zykinthos. The  road back hugs the coast in spectacular fashion, with  a steep climb to Karia to round off the day. ( 116km, 2000m ascent )

Cycling Kefalonia
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Cycling Kefalonia

Day 6: We take a boat over to Ithica, climb up to Stavros, and then the coast road to the capital Vathi. The views are breath-taking as usual.  After lunch we drop down to Kioni,  a tiny village nestling in the most beautiful steep sided cove. ( 75km,1800m ascent )

Cycling Kefalonia

Day 7: The road skirts the coast to Sami, with  Ionian Sea in constant company. Then it's a short climb to a medieval bell tower with panoramic views for lunch. After lunch we climb  up through the centre of the island to Murtos beach, and descend through the lush woodland back to Fiscardo.

( 100km, 2000m ascent )

Cycling Kefalonia

Day 8: Home

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