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DUNAV ULTRA

 

Dunav Ultra is the longest cycling route in Bulgaria. It runs for a total of 732 km (455 miles) along the banks of the Danube River (Dunav, in Bulgarian) until it reaches the Black Sea. The starting point of the itinerary is the northwestern-most corner of Bulgaria, namely the village of Kudelin.  The cycling route passes through the following towns and geographical areas: Vidin, Lom, Kozloduy, Moesia (Miziya), Oryahovo, Gulyantsi, Nikopol, Svishtov, Dve Mogili, Ruse, Silistra, Dobrich and General Toshevo. The itinerary has become popular over the years through a number of competitive cycling campaigns, in which the key condition for participation is that the route be completed for under 48 hours on a bike. You can learn more about the various sporting challenges HERE.

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ROMAN EMPIRE

The “Dunav Ultra” cycling route journeys in close proximity to the most important archaeological remains of the Roman Empire along the lower Danube region, including ancient castles, defense walls and Roman towns, such as – Bononia, Colonia Ulpia Ratiaria, Augusta, Ulpia Oescus, Dimum, Novae, Sexaginta Prista, Transmarisca, and Durostorum.

MODERN DAY BIKING ROUTE

“Dunav Ultra” passes through 76 modern-day settlements in Bulgaria, including the towns of Vidin, Lom, Kozloduy, Moesia (Miziya), Oryahovo, Gulyantsi, Nikopol, Svishtov, Dve Mogili, Ruse, Tutrakan, Silistra, Dobrich and General Toshevo. The itinerary traverses the territory of various nature reserves, historical sites and tourist attractions. Two important bridge crossings, connecting Bulgaria and Romania, can be found along its course – the Vidin-Calafat and the Ruse-Giurgiu bridges.

WHAT’S OUR CAUSE?

Our primary cause and driving motivation is to popularize the Danube River region via the “Dunav Ultra” cycling itinerary. On account of its numerous cultural, historical and natural attractions, the region acts as a magnet for bike tourists throughout Bulgaria and Europe. We firmly believe that the banks of the Danube River could potentially become one of the most fascinating spots for alternative, eco and bike tourism around the world.

"“Dunav Ultra”, the 732 km-long cycling route along the banks of the Danube River to the Black Sea"

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Contacts
Dunav Ultra Team
+359 888 251 550