"Eastern Rodopas -The Cradle of the ancient culture" Iztochni Rodopi by desert_princess

Iztochni Rodopi Travel Guide: 33 reviews and 60 photos

Bike expedition through the East Rodopi

3 days, 142 km covered distance, about 70 participants from All 4 corners of Bulgaria in the bike expedition .
What you need :
area - a non profit organisation having for a goal to develop bike tourism as an alternative form of travelling through the country.
You can read a great article about the whole trip - unfortunately the text is only in bulgarian so what you can do is check out the breathtaking photos from the gallery East Rhodopas photo gallery
see Western Rhodopas photo gallery - A trip I missed see Participants

in Bulgarian , but fantastic to read

За петата ракия или колко е хубав животът - Разказ за едно село изгубено из Родопите

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Beautiful Immaculate Nature
  • Cons:the area is has not yet a tourist place this means lack of signs for orientation, some villages don't have name signs, people are mostly turkish population, very nice and simple
  • In a nutshell:Beautiful Immaculate Nature, Please let's preserve it
  • Last visit to Iztochni Rodopi: May 2005
  • Intro Updated May 25, 2013
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  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Nov 4, 2007 at 10:28 PM

    Fantastic landscape, Anna :-)) I saw a TV documentation about Rodopi yesterday and it is all so much inspiring :-)) But I wouldn't be brave enough to bike there, just plain walking :-))

  • maykal's Profile Photo
    Apr 30, 2006 at 3:17 PM

    Well that looks really off the beaten track! Maybe i should visit Bulgaria on my next trip? :@P

  • RickinDutch's Profile Photo
    Nov 2, 2005 at 11:23 PM

    Sounds like a great adventure!

  • morgenhund's Profile Photo
    Nov 1, 2005 at 9:07 PM

    Great collection of photos and tips - I feel tired without having cycled the route - it must have been a very invigorating cycling trip! Mike

  • cassiejoy42's Profile Photo
    Oct 24, 2005 at 1:49 PM

    Wow what pretty country side - but you wouldn't want to fall down that incline if you were on your own - the view down the big hill to the river below. Cassie

  • Aug 11, 2005 at 12:20 PM

    Interesting page. Different. Some enjoyable tips.

  • Yiannis2000's Profile Photo
    Aug 6, 2005 at 2:28 PM

    Great page, tips and photos! Thanks for sharing!

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