Eco Biking Tour in the Gialova Lagoon

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Explore Gialova Lagoon, one of the most important wetlands in Greece and the European continent. Set in southern Peloponnese, you'll cycle through an environment that supports numerous species of endemic and migratory birds. The lagoon is near the world-famous Voidokilia Beach and attracts naturalists and outdoor enthusiasts from across the globe.

After getting acquainted with your equipment, you'll cycle from Gialova village, following mostly flat gravel and asphalt roads. Enjoy the passing views of old olive groves as you descend to the coastline. Make your way through the lagoon and keep an eye out for wildlife. The wetlands support 270 bird species, including its famous flocks of flamingos resting in the shallow waters. Your guide will bring binoculars so you can get a better view of any birds you see.

After riding through powdery dunes, you'll reach Voidokilia Beach and enjoy free time for swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing. Before heading back, enjoy a delicious picnic of local delicacies.

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