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DUNAV ULTRA
1st Place Winner Annual Tourism Awards

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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DUNAV ULTRA CYCLE ROUTE IN NUMBERS

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BICYCLE TRAVEL DESTINATION

The Dunav Ultra cycle route passes through 89 modern-day settlements in Bulgaria, along the Danube including the towns of Vidin, Lom, Kozlodyu, Oryahovo, Svishtov, Ruse and Silistra. The itinerary traverses the territory of various nature reserves, historical sites and small villages.

ANCIENT AND MODERN HISTORY

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, Augustae, Oescus, Novae, Sexaginta Prista, Transmarisca, and Durostorum.

SUISTAINABLE TOURISM

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.

DUNAV ULTRA Cycle Route Map

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

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Danube wonders: The Golden beach near Koshava

The great river bed formed by the Danube near the village of Koshava is one of Dunav Ultra cycle route’s real wonders. During the season, when the Danube is less full of water, at the big riverbend before the city of Vidin opens an impressive area named by the locals as “the Golden Beach of Koshava”.

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Dunav Ultra Team
+359 888 251 550