From 21 t/m 30 april 2022 MDC EAO service:
"ILLYRIA RAID" is the first Off-Road Raid that crosses seven countries in eight days in an "NON COMPETITIVE" event. 2021 is the sixth edition of Illyria Raid and after the big success of the first four editions, the Orga Team decided to go and try new countries and new routes.... An special opportunity to ride on the most beautiful and undiscovered landscapes of Greece, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia/Hercegovina and Croatia. It will be a unique experience in the remote mountains, forests, beaches, valleys and more; in an eight days "escape" from everyday reality. The daily route is between 250-350 km, 75% of them off-road. Every day in a different city, where the group will be accommodated in the best location in town, in three star hotels. The route will be driven with Road Book and/or GPS waypoints and Track. Illyria Raid is the best opportunity for adventure tourism, navigation training, physical training for rally or enduro competitors and of course a very intense and pleasant vacation time. The route is suitable for Moto, Quad and SSV and consists of everything; from stones, mud, dust, river crossing, forest, grass, valleys and going from the sea level to high mountains. Illyria Raid 2020, the undiscovered European escape!
It is a Multi-Day Cross Country Mountain Bike Tour. Route crosses four nations; starting from Ioannina in Greece, entering Albania, continuing to Montenegro and finishing in Dubrovnik in Croatia. Everyday the route is between 80 - 120 km, and crosses the most beautiful and undiscovered areas of the Balkan mountains. The route is panoramic off-road with some parts of single track on it. All types of Mountain Bikes are allowed in the Challenge, including Electric Bikes. The track you can ride it in group or individual and navigated by personal GPS, (track will be uploaded on it by the Organization). For registration to the "Epirus MTB Challenge" and complete information you can visit the official website.