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Turkish bikers on Lesvos island for â "4th bicycle festival under my pedals"

Posted by moodhacker on May 21, 2017 at 3:05 AM

This action aims to the strengthening of the relations between the bicycle associations from the two sides of the Aegean, Greek representatives from Lesvos said 

Approximately 100 bikers arrived on Saturday May 20th 2017 on the island of Lesvos from Ayvalk within the framework of the "4th bicycle festival under my pedals" that is held in Izmir.

It is a European intitiative action but  aims to the strengthening of the relations between the bicycle associations from the two sides of the Aegean and is the forerunner of the bike route "Eurovelo" that will link Izmir with Lesvos and Chios.

It is a programme by the European Cyclists' Federation that aims to the promotion of a high quality network of bicycles routes which connects the whole Europe with 15 long distance cycle routes.

The president of the Cyclist Club of Lesvos Ignatios Laskaridis said "it is an effort to promote the tourist product of our island and we have proved that as cyclist movement we can host such organisations

For travelers and visitors that would choose to explore the beauty of the island Lesvos by bike , there are travel chosies packages, that navigate the tourist to the eco alternative routes of the picturisque, unique in biodiversity isle .  Traveler can choose  mountain bike or trekking bike though specialized tours programs,  tailor made cycle programs in combination with other activities like hiking, sailing, 4×4, fishing, horse riding and more



Ippos is a small authentic riding school in Molyvos-Lesvos that has kind and trustworthy horses that offers the traveler the oportunity to explore the surroundings of Molyvos on horse back and to discover the amazing scenery of rocky mountains and the sandy beaches


On Lesvos, wild plants are still an important source of food, medicine and cosmetics. The knowledge and use of these plants, herbs and wild vegetables (in Greek ‘chorta’;) is handed down from parent to child, or more often, from grandparent to grandchild.

Photographer Jan van Lent , has organised a special tourist program   Hike – ‘With different eyes'  through which he shares whith travelers  his knowledge of the mythological, medicinal and culinary value of the plants which grow along the paths and in the gardens of the blessed land of Lesvos 

source:. greek sources, Lesvos  travel sources

Categories: Greece and Neighbors , Travel to Greece News , The Unspoilt Lesvos

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