Cycling from Lochria to Kouroupitos
The area of Kouroupitos, with the characteristic church of Agia Marina in its center, is a beautiful mountainous area, at the southern foothills of Psiloritis, just a few kilometers north of Lochria. A bike ride in this area can be combined with interesting hiking explorations on the surrounding wooded slopes.
The route at a glance
Route suitable for: Cycling, using any type of bike. Of course, it can be done on foot, but also by car.
Cycling on: Paved roads.
Starting point: Lochria
End: Agia Marina church.
Degree of difficulty: Moderate (for the level of experienced cyclists).
Special features: Uphill route with a significant gradient.
Signage: Sufficient – Standard of the road network.
Drinking water point on the route: Tap in Agia Marina with water from a nearby source (run enough water until it is cold, as the connection pipe is exposed to the sun).
Realization: Any time of the year.
Customized equipment (especially protective, including helmet), with an emphasis on good quality and excellent maintenance of your MTB (brakes, discs, chain, tires).
The route in numbers
Route length: 3.7 km
Duration: Depending on your cycling skills and experience.
Minimum altitude: 545m
Highest altitude: 997m
Total elevation gain / loss: +449m / -31m,
Slope: Maximum +29.1 % / -20.1 %. Average +13.8% / -8.3%