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CAPE TAINARON RIDE

“As a passerby you need three days to see Mani, as a visitor you need three months, but to see her soul you need three lifetimes.”

 

Yet we promise you that in these three days you will ride through an experience that you will cherish for a lifetime.
From the east coast of Peloponnisos to the wild beauty of the Deep Mani between the Laconian and Messenian gulfs, amazing coastal roads drive you through continuous breathtaking sceneries. A tour custom made for motorcyclists who appreciate engaging all 5 of their senses!

This is actually a shorter version of the GRAND MANI TOUR with no preset dates and available all year round from April till end of October.

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED

The prices include the Indian Chieftain motorcycle rental for 5 days, accommodation in 4 star hotels (where available) with breakfast, your tour leader and guide, our escort van for baggage, dinners and lunches(alcoholic beverages are not included), gas and tolls, all entry fees for sites, road-book, map and more.WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED: Everything not mentioned above.
This Tour does not include Escort Van Service. Transport from and to the airport is not included but can be arranged upon request.

 

DATE(S) & PRICES 2020

If the above date is not well suited for you and your friends please call us or make a Book request

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TOUR STATISTICS

Duration

6 Days in total
4 Days riding

Distances

860 km / 535 miles – Total riding
190 km / 115 miles – Average per day riding

Average Riding Time

4.00 hours per day

Altitudes

From sea level to 1,300 meters elevation

Intermediate to experienced rider

– The entire route is on paved tarmac roads

– Most of them are easy touring roads

– Narrow twisty single lane country roads will be part of our daily ride

– Sometimes challenging curvy roads will also be encountered

– You must feel comfortable handling a large Touring motorcycle

Some of our participants enjoy riding as many kilometers as possible in a day, whereas others prefer to arrive early at the hotel to relax and enjoy the amenities before dinner. We choose to organize our daily rides at a pleasant pace. The stated riding times do not include breaks, photo stops, site visits and time spent for lunch. A riding day usually starts around 9 am, if necessary a little earlier or sometimes even later.

FRAGMENTS OF AN EXPERIENCE TO COME

TOUR SCHEDULE

We have planned our schedule to get the most out of the five days tour in Peloponnisos. Most, of course, does not refer to the amount of riding kilometers or miles per day but to experiencing the most in a day and always at a relaxed and pleasant pace.

Athens (Arrival day)

NAFPLIO

1st Day Ride

Athens to Nafplio
Distance 171 km / 106 miles
Riding time 2:30 Hours
 
We Pick up our Chieftains from Legendary Rides offices and we ride to Nafplion, the first capital of modern Greece. We will cross the famous Corinth canal Isthmus, separating Peloponnisos from mainland Greece to continue on scenic coastal roads to the unique Ancient Theater of Epidavros. We will lunch in the picturesque seaport village of Palea Eidavros and in the evening we will visit and dine in the lovely Old town of Nafplio.
 

Corinth canal Ancient Theater of Epidavros Old Town Nafplio

MONEMVASIA

2nd Day Ride

Nafplio to Monemvasia
Distance 195 km / 121 miles
Riding time 4:30 Hours
 
Starting from Nafplion will take the beautiful scenic eastern coastal road to Leonidio where we will lunch and have a swim at Plaka’s little fishing port. From there we will ride through a scenic narrow gorge to the cliff hanging Monastery of Saint Eloni.We will then continue our assent to the village of Kosmas at 1150 meters altitude and enjoy a coffee break under the huge old plane trees of the village square. After its old downhill to Monemvasia where we will dine in the amazing historical hidden castle city of the “Rock”.
 

MARMARI

3rd Day Ride

Monemvasia to Cape Tainaron
Distance 167 km / 103 miles
Riding time 4:00 Hours
 
Fresh morning start and off we ride through a lovely brand new scenic road for lunch in the old port of Gytheio. From there we will start our descent to Mani, the middle peninsula of the Isle of Morea. We will first ride from the sun rising side (east coast) to Cape Tainaron the tip of Mani and of South Eastern mainland Europe. Marmari will be our destination for the evening, right on the beach… a swim not to be missed!
 

ATHENS

4th Day Ride

Cape Tainaron to Athens
Distance 300 km / 186 miles
Riding time 5:00 Hours
 
Brace yourself for our longest day of riding. With a relaxed and easy riding pace we will head through the prettiest highway of Peloponnisos to our last stop in mythical Ancient Mykines, the birthplace of the beautiful Helen of Troy. The kingdom of Agamemnon, from the Greek Mythology, dates from the Bronze Age. It is the oldest on the Isle of Morea, being over 3000 years old. A light lunch awaits us on the outskirts and back we ride to your hotel in Athens to get ready for our next day departure.
 

Ancient Mykines

 DEPARTURE DAY (ATHENS)

DISCLAIMER:
Estimated durations or time of riding or evaluations of touring grading (touring or challenging roads) are made on the basis of personal experience of our crew. These will not be considered as hard documented data that apply to all riders. Each rider has different levels of experience, skills, physical and mental endurances. For this reasons each individual rider can experience an actual route or the whole tour in a different way. You are kindly requested to evaluate all information given above to your own perception. Legendary Rides or its crew cannot be held liable if the given information do not match the rider’s personal experiences or perceptions during the tour.

The isle of Morea Tour Map

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