in-cyprus Ride the Capital 2019

Ride the Capital 2019

Join a unique free bike ride through the Old City of Nicosia!

The ride has been created by the Nicosia Tourism Board and the Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia in order to embrace the historical context of our capital and to provide a unique experience through the streets of Nicosia.

The ride will include stops at cultural and historical places of interest where a professional tourist guide will be providing enlightening information (in GR & EN). Each stop will be linked with an exhibit (replica of a historic object) from the collections of The Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia.

The ride will be completed at the Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia where the participants can view the actual exhibits in the Museum’s permanent collections and learn more about Nicosia’s past.

The cyclists’ team of the ‘Home for Cooperation’ will be accompanying the participants and they will be offering five (5) places for people with disabilities or limited mobility and two (2) places on a tandem bike for people with limited sight. We will also have ten(10) bikes available for those who do not have their own bike! Please make your reservation.

FAMILY ROUTE

Sunday, 1st December 2019

• Starting point: The Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia at 10:00 a.m.

Stops for sightseeing:
• Kasteliotissa Medieval Hall
• Panagia Chrysaliniotissa Church
• Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios Mansion
• New Nicosia Town Hall
• Pancyprian Gymnasium
• Famagusta Gate
• Bayraktar Mosque

• Finish point: The Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia at 12:00 p.m.

***Bring your own bike and helmet!***

For more information or bookings: [email protected] or +357 22 889600

Organiser: Nicosia Tourism Board
Co-organiser: The Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia

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EXPERT ROUTE – NICOSIA 3 PEAKS CHALLENGE

A challenging route for experienced cyclists on road bikes that takes you to the highest 3 peaks of the Nicosia district. The length of the route is around 130km, with steep gradients and almost 2900 meters total climb.

• Starting point: Lakatamia Municipal Amphitheatre at 07:30 a.m.

• 1st Mountain Peak – MADARI
• 2nd Mountain Peak – PAPOUTSA
• 3rd Mountain Peak – KIONIA

• Finish point: Lakatamia Municipal Amphitheatre, approximately at 16:15

• A Late lunch will follow!

You can find more details and register by clicking this link

** Participation fee: €20 (it includes a special Gift and Lunch!)

Route: The route will be signposted for you to follow but you can also download it from here

Organiser: Nicosia Tourism Board

For more information or bookings: [email protected] or +357 22 889600

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