Good news for 2X20 edition!
The Greece Rally 2X20 will be held at territory of Veria for all days long!
Start and finish point will be Aiges Melathron at Verioa, and all the routes and tracks will be done in central Macedonia perfecture and municipality.
This year, the Rally will be done at Veria town! With NEW destinations, NEW town, NEW tracks!
Our bivouac will be held at AIGES MELATHRON HOTEL http://aigesmelathron.gr/index_en.html
The plan for this year: We start the race at Veria, the 1st day the afternoon is the 50kms prologue near the town, and Aliakmonaw River, and later the evening the ceremonial start will take place in the central place of Veria, at Elia central place.
The 2nd day we 'll ride around the mountains of Vermio, Seli and 3-5 Pigadia for 210 amazing kms
The 3rd day we 'll move to the north side, on an other mountain, Paiko! Long transfer but the amazing green mountain will recompence us 100%. 350kms pure rally routes!
The next days, 4th, 5th, 6th, we 'll drive round Veria, to nearest towns, Kozani, Florina, Kastoria, on Vermio Mountain in new tracks and magic routes!
The 4th day is a short day, more or less 100kms, so to have time to visit Acient site of Vergina, to rest at the swimming pool of the hotel, and to visit the town of Veria.
The 5th day is also a big day on Vermio mountains 300kms in a long special stage with demanding navigation, fast routes, compass skills on the ski center pists and a big variety of ground terain.
The 6th day we move north to Pieria mountain, passing the Aliakmonas' natural "border", up to Pieria mountains and Elatochori Ski Center. Then up to Velvendos Refuge and the down to Velvedos Village beside the river for refuelling, before we move back to Sfikia Village for finishing the special stage of 230kms
The last 7th day, we'll ride a short distance track, about 135kms, with some enduro ride characteristics. Not hard enduro, just light simple enduro paths to enjoy the landscape over Veria Town.
The evening, the ceremonial prize giving will take place at the central place of Veria, and we close the event with a big Party at the swimming pool of Aiges Melathron Hotel
We 'll be glad to join us Greece Rally Raid, Veria 2X20
Total length of the race: 1445 km
23th August | 1st Stage
SUPER SPECIAL STAGE 1 EGNATIA ROAD
Pre Test for Checking & Calibration - Prologue. Veria, Aliakmonas Dam, Ag.Athanasios, Panagia Kalipetra, Lefkopetra, Stena Tripotamou, Georgianoi, Komninio, Ag.Triada
40km | L1 Aliakmonas 5kms / Prologue Special Stage SSS1 Egnatia 31kms / L2 4kms
24th August | 2nd Stage
SPECIAL STAGE 2 - VERMIO LITE
Veria, Tripotamos, Koumaria, Koryfogrami Xirovouni, Xirolivado, South Vermio, Voskochori, Ag.Charalambos, Mandres, Pefkonas, Voskotopos, Odontopetra, Mavrolivado, Kalivia Arkouda, Karafla, Kalyvia Katsarou, Kalyvia Rapti, Kalyvia Aggeli, Ski Center, Kato Seli, Palia Naousa, Arkochori, Fitia, Koustochori, Komnino, Veria
225km | 1 Special Stage L1 Tripotamos, 10kms / SS2 Vermio Lite, 210kms / L2 Raktivan, 4kms
25th August | 3rd Stage
SPECIAL STAGE 3 - PAIKO MOUNTAINS
Veria, Giannitsa, Omalo, Pentalofo, Goumenissa, Griva, Kastaneri, Karpi, Pigi, Metalleio Reservoir, Koupa, Megalo Rema, Metopo, Ageladari, Livadia, Korfi, Korfi tou Douma, Kalderimi Petroto, Theodoraki, Mavropigado, Kastaneri, Paiko, Gramos Riv3r, Kromni, Kounoupi
345km | 1 Special Stages L1 Goumenissa, 80kms / SS3 Paiko, 210kms / L2 Giannitsa, 55kms
26th August | 4th Stage
SPECIAL STAGE 4 - VERGINA - ELAFINA
Veria, Charadra, Polydendro, Sfikia, Rizomata, Elafina, Ag.Pantes, Palatitsia, Vergina
105km | 1 Special Stage: L1, 15kms / SS4 Elafina, 75kms / L2, 15kms
27th August | 5th Stage
SPECIAL STAGE 5 - VERMIO TROPHY
Veria, Tripotamos, Lefkopetra, Egnatia, Aliakmonas Lake, Kastania, Generators, Xerolivado, Kalyvia Arkouda, Kalyvia Rapti, Ski Center Seli, Kalyvia Aggeli, Voskopotos, Komnina, Ano Vermio, Central Vermio, Kato Seli, Fitia, Patrida.
310km | 1 Special Stage L1 Raktivan 3kms / SS5 Vermio Trophy / L2 Patrida 7km
28th August | 6th Stage
SPECIAL STAGE 6 - PIERIA MOUNTAINS
Veria, Sfikia, Elatochori, Velvedos Refuge, Katafygio, Velvedos Village, Ag. Kyriaki, Elatochori, Daskio, Sfikia
265km | 1 Special Stage L1 Sfikia 25kms / SS6 Pieria Mountains 215 / L2 Aliakmonas 25kms
29th August | 7th Stage
SPECIAL STAGE - ENDURO TIME!
Veria, Patrida, Koustochori, Fitia, Arkochori, Naousa, Kato Seli, Palia Naousa, Koumaria, Vromopigado, Ag.Athanasios, Komninio
140km | 1 Special Stage L1 15kms / SS7 Enduro, 120kms / L2 5kms