DUNAV ULTRA CYCLE ROUTE
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DUNAV ULTRA

 

Dunav Ultra is the longest cycle route in Bulgaria. It runs for a total of 730 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 cycle route passes through the following towns and geographical areas: Vidin, Lom, Kozloduy, Oryahovo, Gulyantsi, Nikopol, Svishtov, Ruse, Silistra, Dobrich and General Toshevo. The itinerary has become popular over the years through a number of competitive cycle 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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MODERN DAY BIKING ROUTE

“Dunav Ultra” passes through 89 modern-day settlements in Bulgaria, including the towns of Vidin, Lom, Kozloduy, Oryahovo, Gulyantsi, Nikopol, Svishtov, 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.

ROMAN EMPIRE

The “Dunav Ultra” cycle 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.

WHAT’S OUR GOAL?

Our primary goal is to popularize the Danube region in Bulgaria via the Dunav Ultra cycling itinerary. On account of its numerous cultural, historical and natural attractions, the region and the route acts as a magnet for bike travelers all over the world. The banks of the Danube river in Bulgaria is one of the most fascinating spots for alternative, eco and bike tourism. We are the best resource for bike travelers and adventurers in this amazing region.

"“Dunav Ultra” - A 732 km long cycle route along the banks of the Danube river to the Black Sea"

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Contacts
Dunav Ultra Team
+359 888 251 550