We are proud to announce, that the Explorer Tour 2021 has officially started! Twelve Amazon of Europe bike trail pioneers will be testing and getting to know different stages and stations along the way. Today they started at the official starting point of the trail at the Mureck adventure pool in Steiermark (AT).
They will explore the European Amazon for eight days and gather many unforgettable memories. Their extraordinary discovery journey will be full of attractions, beautiful views, untouched nature and much more.
The tour will end on September 13 in Bad Radkersburg. You are invited to follow their experience on AoE Facebook.
1st day | September 6th, 2021 Meeting in Mureck (AUT) or Graz (AUT) with following transfer to Mureck (AUT); Bike rental; Photo at the official starting point; Transfer to the Mura-Drava confluence; first look at the “Amazon of Europe” & insights into the nature conservation program “Cycle for Nature”; Overnight in Suhopolje (CRO)
2nd day | September 7th, 2021 Visit to the “Drava Story” visitor center; Transfer to the Kopacki Rit National Park; Canoe tour through the unique alluvial land of Kopacki Rit; City tour and overnight stay in the vibrant Drava town of Osijek (CRO).
3rd day | September 8th, 2021 Short transfer to the large Danube bridge near Erdut; On the way on the AoE Bike Trail: along the Danube to the fascinating Danube town of Apatin; cultural program includes a visit to the Orthodox basilica on the Danube; Overnight in Apatin (SRB).
4th day | September 9th, 2021 On the way on the AOE-Bike Trail: along the Danube to Sombor; Lunch break with fish stew in a traditional Charda; Visit to the historic old town and overnight in Sombor (SRB).
5th day | September 10th, 2021 Short transfer to Kölked; Out and about on the AoE Bike Trail in Duna-Drava National Park (Béda-Karapancsa); short canoe tour in Duna-Drava National Park (Béda-Karapancsa) area and a guided hike; Lunch break in the historic town of Mohacz; Transfer to the well-knowb spa and thermal resort of Harkany; In the afternoon, relax in the spa; Overnight in Harkany (HUN).
6th day | September 11th, 2021 On the way on the AoE-Bike Trail from Harkany to the wine town of Villany; Visit of the synagogue and castle of Siklos, and the Sculpture park in Nagyharsány along the way; Lunch and wine tasting in the charming Villany; Overnight in Harkany (HUN).
7th day | September 12th, 2021 Transfer to the visitor center of the Balaton National Park. On the way on the AoE Bike Trail on a particularly beautiful section along the Drava including traditional gastronomy. Overnight in Kapela Dvor (CRO).
8th day | September 13th, 2021 Transfer to Bad Radkersburg; Time to say goodbye!