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Track Kassandria - Agios Georgios - Elani - Siviri 9.05 km

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   Kassandria - Agios Georgios - Elani - Siviri

 

 

Approaching Kassandria by car.

From Thessaloniki:  (50 minutes) 

 While on the road Thessaloniki – Kassandria, exit to Kassandria. 

 

 Bicycle track info.    

 KASSANDRIA – AGIOS GEORGIOS – ELANI - SIVIRI

Start:   Kassandria 

Finish:   Siviri

Total distance:  9,05 km

Minimum altitude: -10m

Maximum altitude: 134m

High Dimensional Restoration: 127m

High Dimensional Download: 158m

Τrackpoints: 345

Difficulty grade: medium, MTB or trekking bike needed.

Road condition:  a combination of tarmac (95%) and gravel (5%), needs caution when climbing up to Aghios Georgios (due to traffic) and descending from Elani to Siviri (the road is narrow and tarmac).

Track safety: an off-road vehicle can follow for maximum safety.

One may come across beehives at some points, due to honey harvesting in the woods.

 

Hiking info.      

KASSANDRIA – AGIOS GEORGIOS – ELANI - SIVIRI

Start:   Kassandria 

Finish:   Siviri

Total distance:  9,05 km

Minimum altitude: -10m

Maximum altitude: 134m

High Dimensional Restoration: 127m

High Dimensional Download: 158m

Τrackpoints: 345

Difficulty grade: medium, hiking shoes needed.

Road condition:  a combination of tarmac (95%) and gravel (5%), needs caution when climbing up to Aghios Georgios (due to traffic) and descending from Elani to Siviri (the road is narrow and tarmac).

Track safety: an off-road vehicle can follow for maximum safety.

One may come across beehives at some points, due to honey harvesting in the woods.

  

Track data and analysis.

1.      (wpt 1)      (alt. =  33m)

The track start is at the town entrance. Kassandria is positioned in the center of the Kassandra peninsula and is the municipality center, while being the largest village of the peninsula. It’s the cultural, commercial and administrative center of the area and local activities include the Folklore Museum of the local Cultural club with their dancing groups, the municipal auditorium, the town band and the most notorious festival is the one of Siviri, taking place every year at the Siviri open theater. One can relax at the town center, by the fountain and chill out under the old plane tree.

The track starts:

1. Walking through the central pedestrian walk with the shops

2. Reaching the traffic lights.

Start by heading to the traffic lights.

 

2.      at 110 m turn left on the junction of the road Kassandria - Siviri (wpt 2)

      (alt. = 32m)

 

3.      At 210m turn right downhill (tarmac) at the junction to Kipsa (Sani), by the Health Center of Kassandria  (wpt 3)

       (alt. = 32m)

 

4.      at 450 m at (wpt 4)

      (alt. = 24m)

Turn right keeping on the main road.

 

5.      at 3,54 km at (wpt 5)       

      (alt. = 124m)

There is a junction:

1. Left to Elani and Siviri

2. Straight to Kipsa and Sani (there is a road sign).

At this point one has reached the chapel of Agios Georgios.

 

 

Turn left to Elani – Siviri, leaving the tarmac for gravel. 

 

6.    at 3,95 km at (wpt 6)  

     (alt. = 121m)

Turn left uphill and stay on the main gravel road.

 

7.       at 4,43 km at (wpt 7)  

     (alt. = 130m)

Viewpoint to Olympus. Keep straight on the main gravel road. You will meet tarmac road after 1,5km.

 

8.      at 6,52 km at (wpt 8) 

    (alt. = 78m )

Continue across the triple junction, straight to Elani. There is a road sign, since it’s the start of the village. 

 

9.      at 7,11 km at (wpt 9) 

    (alt. = 73m)

While in the village of Elani, there is a junction to our left (to Akrotiri). We continue to the left downhill to Siviri.

 Attention! It’s a narrow tarmac road with poor visibility at 2 or 3 points.

 

10.  At 7,18 km at (wpt 10)  

    (alt. = 68m)

Keep slightly to the left on the main tarmac road.

 

11.  At 7,46 km at (wpt 11)  

    (alt. = 64m)

There’s a small junction, keep straight downhill to Siviri.

 

12.  At 8,49 km at (wpt 12)  

   (alt. = 13m)

At the junction:

1. To the left leads to the main road to Siviri (main village entrance) and

2. to the right leads to the seaside of Siviri.

 Turn right.

 

13.  At 8,74 km at (wpt 13)  

    (alt. = 3m)

At the junction, keep straight to the beach.

 

14.  At 8,88 km at (wpt 14) 

    (alt. = 2m)

At the junction keep straight and slightly to the left.

 

15.  At 8,93 km at (wpt 15)  

    (alt. = 2m)  

At the junction turn right to the beach.

 

16.  At 9,05 km at (wpt 16) (alt. = 1m) Siviri beach lies to our left.

      

Siviri is a coastal village that has developed in the recent years, there are rooms to let and hotels. It’s famous for its restaurants, the quiet and green nature and the lovely beaches.

Along the coastal road cafes, bars, restaurants, fish taverns and pizzerias can be found, where you can enjoy yourself looking at the sunset. Siviri’s most famous place is its amphitheater, with a lot of happenings, concerts and theatrical shows. It’s well known even beyond Greece as “the Cassandra Festival”.

 

End of track.

 

Have a good rest and a lovely time.. 

 

Board of Directors:

President,                     

Thomasoulis Georgios.

 

Vice – president,                

Bosnakis Nikolaos

 

Secretary,  

Bularis Xenophon,

 

Treasurer,                             

Kaiafas Dimitrios,

 

Deputy treasurer,    

Panopoulos Anastasios,

 

Deputy secretary,  

Alexandrou Kleanthis,

 

Members,                                 

Kutsuris Ioannis

Kuliaki Sophia

 

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