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Track Agios Nikolaos (kanistro) - Paliouri 15,15 Km

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   Agios Nikolaos (kanistro) - Paliouri

 

 

Approaching Kanistro (Paliouri) by car.

From Thessaloniki: 1:45hrs 

 When reaching the circular junction before Kallithea on the Thessaloniki – Kassandria road, we can:

 

        1. Head to Kallithea and go on to Pefkohori – Paliouri – Kanistro (Aghios Nikolaos) or

       2. Head to Kassandria – Siviri – Loutra Aghias Paraskevis – Aghia Paraskevi – Paliouri – Kanistro (Aghios Nikolaos).

 

 Bicycle track info     

AGIOS NIKOLAOS (KANISTRO) - PALIOURI

Start: Aghios Nikolaos (Kanistro) 

Finish: Paliouri

Total distance:  15,15km

Minimum altitude: -5m

Maximum altitude: 171m

High Dimensional Restoration: 416m

High Dimensional Download: 288m

Τrackpoints: 500

Difficulty grade: difficult with steep uphill sections, needs a trekking or MTB.

Track condition:  combination of tarmac (2%) and gravel (98%).

Track safety: a track with great viewpoints on the tip of the peninsula of Cassandra and a 4x4 vehicle can easily follow for better safety.

 You might come across beehives at some points, because honey is produced in the forest area.

 

Hiking track info    

AGIOS NIKOLAOS (KANISTRO) - PALIOURI

Start: Aghios Nikolaos (Kanistro) 

Finish: Paliouri

Total distance:  15,15km

Minimum altitude: -5m

Maximum altitude: 171m

High Dimensional Restoration: 416m

High Dimensional Download: 288m

Τrackpoints: 500

Difficulty grade: difficult with steep uphill sections, needs a trekking or MTB.

Track condition:  combination of tarmac (2%) and gravel (98%).

Track safety: a track with great viewpoints on the tip of the peninsula of Cassandra and a 4x4 vehicle can easily follow for better safety.

 You might come across beehives at some points, because honey is produced in the forest area.

 

Data and track analysis.

 

1.      (wpt 1)      (Alt = 4m)

The start is at the chapel of Aghios Nikolaos at the area of Kanistro. There is a good viewpoint of Toroneos gulf, the summit of  Mt Athos and the tip of the peninsula of Sithonia. Start on tarmac heading to the first buildings.

 

2.      At 300m turn left on  (wpt 2)

      (Alt = 1 m)

and continue on the road on your left along the beach (gravel).

 

3.      at 1, 00km  (wpt 3) 

    (Alt = 1m)

keep straight at the triple junction on the main gravel road. 

 

4.      at 1,04 km  turn right at  (wpt 4) 

    (Alt =  5m )

uphill on the main gravel road.   

 

5.      At 1, 10 km we turn right at   (wpt 5)

    (Alt = 13m)

on the main gravel road

 

6.      at 2,10km at (wpt 6) 

     (Alt = 69m)

there is a viewpoint over Toroneos gulf, the western side of the Sithonia peninsula, the summit of Mt Athos, the edge of the Sithonia peninsula and Aghios Nikolaos (Kanistro). Keep straight on the main gravel road. 

 

7.     At 2,31km at (wpt 7)  (Alt = 100m).

        

a good viewpoint also. Keep straight on the main gravel road. 

 

8.      At 2,70km at (wpt 8)       

     (Alt = 101m)

keep straight downhill on the gravel road.

 

9.      At 2,84km at  (wpt 9) 

    (Alt = 97m)

turn left downhill at the junction on the main gravel road.

 

10.  At 3, 80 km at  (wpt 10) 

    (Alt = 48m)

turn right at the junction and keep on the main gravel road.

 

11.  At 3,84km at  (wpt 11) 

    (Alt = 47m)

turn left at the junction and keep on the main gravel road.

 

12.  At 3,97km at  (wpt 12) 

    (Alt = 53m)

turn right uphill at the junction and keep on the main gravel road.

 

13.  At 4,79km at  (wpt 13) 

    (Alt = 93m)

turn slightly to the right and downhill on the gravel road.

 

14.  At 5,52km at  (wpt 14) 

    (Alt = 65m)

 turn right at the junction and keep on the main gravel road.

 

15.  at 6,49km at  (wpt 15) 

    (Alt = 50m)  

turn right at the junction, you meet he forest road Kanistro – Paliouri (tarmac).

 

16.  At 6, 79 km at  (wpt 16) 

    (Alt = 60m)

turn left at the junction, leaving behind the Kanistro – Paliouri road (tarmac) and following the gravel road.

 

17.  At 7,41km at  (wpt 17) 

    (Alt =  67m)

keep straight on gravel road at the junction.

 

18.  At 7,81km at  (wpt 18) 

    (Alt = 52m)

keep straight uphill on gravel road at the junction.

 

19.  At 8,49km at  (wpt 19) 

    (Alt = 128m)

keep straight and slightly to the left on main gravel road at the junction.

 

20.  At 9,22km at  (wpt 20) 

    (Alt = 168m)

turn left downhill on the main gravel road.

 

21.  At 9, 41 km at  (wpt 21) 

    (Alt = 155m)

keep straight downhill on gravel road at the junction.

 

22.  At 9,75km at  (wpt 22)   

   (Alt = 130m)

 keep straight and slightly to the left on main gravel road at the junction.

 

23.  At 10,75km at  (wpt 23) 

    (Alt = 93m)

turn right downhill on the main gravel road.

 

24.  At 11,35km at  (wpt 24) 

    (Alt = 91m)

turn right uphill on the main gravel road.

 

25.  At 11,71km at  (wpt 25) 

    (Alt = 115m)

turn left uphill on the main gravel road.

 

26.  At 12,00 km at  (wpt 26) 

    (Alt = 120m)

there is a viewpoint from which Toroneos gulf, the western side and the tip of the Sithonia peninsula and the Mt Athos summit can be seen. Continue straight ahead.

 

27.  At 12,54km at  (wpt 27)

      (Alt = 143m)

turn right on the main gravel road

 

28.  At 12,78km at (wpt 28) 

    (Alt = 158m)

turn left on the main gravel road.

 

29.  At 12,95km at (wpt 29) 

    (Alt = 162m)

turn left downhill on the main gravel road.

 

30.  At 13,28km at   (wpt 30) 

    (Alt = 146m)

keep straight uphill.

 

31.  At 13,40km at  (wpt 31) 

    (Alt = 154m

turn right on the main gravel road.

 

32.  At 13,98km at  (wpt 32) 

    (Alt =  133m

keep straight uphill on the main gravel road.

 

33.  At 14,06km at  (wpt 33) 

    (Alt =  134m

turn left uphill on the main gravel road.

 

34.  At 14,30km at  (wpt 34) 

    (Alt =  153m

turn right downhill on the main gravel road.

 

35.  At 14,61km at  (wpt 35) 

    (Alt = 136m

we keep straight towards tarmac and the entrance of Paliouri. 

 

36.  At 14,84km at  (wpt 36)   

   (Alt = 132m

we keep straight on tarmac towards the square of Paliouri.

 

37.  At 14,93km at  (wpt 37) 

    (Alt = 130m)

 turn left on tarmac towards the square of Paliouri. 

 

38.  At 14,98km at  (wpt 38) 

    (Alt = 129m)

turn right on tarmac towards the square of Paliouri.

 

39.  At 15,05km at  (wpt 39) 

    (Alt = 135m)

turn right on tarmac towards the square of Paliouri.

 

40.  At 15,07km at  (wpt 40) 

    (Alt = 135m)

turn left on tarmac towards the square of Paliouri.

 

41.  At 15,15km at  (wpt 41) 

    (Alt = 135m)

Paliouri central square. Within the wider area of Paliouri, one can find rooms for rent, hotels, restaurants and bars that will help in enjoying your stay.

 

End of track.

Have a good rest and enjoy…

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President,                     

Thomasoulis Georgios.

 

Vice – president,                

Bosnakis Nikolaos

 

Secretary,  

Bularis Xenophon,

 

Treasurer,                             

Kaiafas Dimitrios,

 

Deputy treasurer,    

Kaiafas Asterios,

 

Deputy secretary,  

Alvanou Kalouda - kely,

 

Members,                                 

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