Meronas – Assomathianos Campos valley
The route at a glance
Route suitable for: Cycling. It requires the use of Mountain Bikes or VTC / Trekking, as a significant part of the route is on dirt roads, of fairly good quality.
Cycling on: Dirt roads and paved roads.
Starting point: Church of Panagia in Meronas
Finish: Assomaton Monastery in the heart of the Asomathianos Kampos valley.
Degree of difficulty: Easy+ (for the level of experienced hikers).
Special features: To visit some points of interest (churches or natural monuments), a short walk is required.
Signage: Not always adequate.
Drinking water point on the route: In all intermediate villages.
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: 16.6 km
Duration: depending on your cycling skills and experience.
Minimum altitude: 329m
Maximum altitude: 600m
Total altitude gain / loss: +254m / -520m,
Slope: Maximum +12,38 % / -16,6 %. Average: +3,8 % / -4,5 %