DUNAV ULTRA CYCLE ROUTE
2017 Gran Prix Annual Tourism Awards
as “Innovation of the year” in tourism

Dunav Ultra is the longest cycle 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 and the end point is the most northeastern point of the country the village of Durankulak.

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TRAVEL

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The Dunav Ultra Cycle Route passes through 89 modern-day settlements in Northern Bulgaria, including the Danube towns Vidin, Lom, Kozlodyu, Oryahovo, Svishtov, Ruse and Silistra. Wheiter you are an Euro Velo bicycle traveller or passioned world explorer you have to know – The Dunav Ulta cycle route is one of the most amazing locations to travel on a bicycle on the continent. Check out our Discover section for some photos from the area!

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ADVENTURE

Since 2014 we organize a 680 km cycling adventure event – along the Danube River to the Black Sea in Bulgaria. Our Dunav Ultra Cycling Challenge is one of the most attractive events for amateur cyclists on the Balkans. The event’s main goal is successfully to cover the Dunav Ultra Cycle Route on a bicycle – individually or in a team.

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A CAUSE

Our cause is to popularize the Danube region in Bulgaria via the Dunav Ultra cycling itinerary. Although the Danube subsequently passes 10 countries it is only at the Balkans that the river pristine nature shines through. On account of its numerous cultural, historical and natural attractions, the region and the bicycle route acts as a magnet for bike travelers all over the world.

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MEDIA

Cycling along the Danube in Bulgaria: Knocking on heavens door (Part 1)

The Danube path naturally offers a cycle route of great interest to both European tourists and tourists from other parts of the world. Second river in Europe in terms of length, the Danube has an exceptional character because of the number of countries crossed, ten, and the extent of the regions that it touches: with its waters it connects Europe from the west to the east.

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Ulpia Oescus: The temple statue of the Goddess Fortuna

The temple statue of the Goddess Fortuna (which corresponds to the Greek Tyche, the Egyptian Isis) found in the ancient Roman city of Ulpia Oescus (today the Bulgarian village of Gigen) is one of the most remarkable archaeological finds in Bulgaria. Today the statue (about 3 meters high) can be seen at the National Archaeological Museum in Sofia.

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Premiere! The first Official Dunav Ultra 2019 teaser is HERE

The first official teaser of the growing popularity in the country and abroad – the “Dunav Ultra Cycle Adventure” is already on the Internet. The video is part of the advertising campaign of the event, which will take place in the late summer of 2019.

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Dunav Ultra 101: The Nikopol Fortress and today’s Shishman Gate

If you are a Danube bicycle traveller in Bulgaria, the town of Nikopol should be one of your stops during your cycle journey. It’s not only because the upcoming hilly terrain to the next bike stop (the tillage of Vabel), with it’s long centuries of history, Nikopol has few interesting places to visit it. One of them – the Shishman’s Fortress and it’s Gate is such a interesting site from our Dunav Ultra Cycle Route .

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SELFGUIDED TRAVEL SERVICES

CUSTOM GPX TRACKS

We deliver personal daily GPX tracks based on personal fitness level and travel goals. To create your GPX track we match both –  your cycling level skills, the specifics of the terrain you will pass trough, your type of bicycle and your premium daily goals. We will give you a GPX Track to travel along the Danube route in Bulgaria in a safest way plus our own special selection of places (POI) to visit it during the travel.

SCHEDULING A BICYCLE TRIP

It looks like, but it is not so easy to find the right places to stay at night near the Danube! Remember! We are trusted resource and we already checked each guesthouse, hotel room, bungalow or even bathroom on the road. Your Danube travel could be much more comfortable and save guaranteed if you chose professional support to take care of it.  We are the best available resource! We can design your whole Danube trip in Bulgaria depends on your personal needs.

24/7 PHONE HOTLINE

Locals along the Danube in Bulgaria mostly don’t speak foreign languages. Often they even don’t know the most important needs of the bicycle traveller. We do! We will take care 24/7 for everything related to your comfort during your cycle vacation. Need help to find an exact location? Have a communication problem? Need information for the safest shortcut? Want to know more about the area when you stay overnight? We will deliver the comfort during your Danube trip!

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