NO BORDER BIKEPACKING ADVENTURE
Chapter 4: THE PEAKS
On May 08th 2020 the fourth edition of CARSOtrail. A true "spring classic" in the italian Bikepacking calendar. To be original also this year we have renewed the track. You will ride on the Adriatic coast and than you'll visit the heart of the city of Trieste. It's confirmed the ring route, with departure and arrival at the Village of the Sun in Marina Julia where you will have the opportunity to stay before and after the event, to eat at the restaurant as well as to take a shower and wash the bike.
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ABOUT 2019 :
- DISTANCE 335 km
- TOTAL ASCENT + 7250mt
- HIGHEST POINT 1250mt
- 100% RIDABLE
- 70% OFFROAD
Almost 300 registered at the second edition from 8 countries; more than 200 Finisher. The fastest took just under 20 hours, the last has arrived in 4 days. We welcomed all on arrival with a smile and an ice cold beer.
Karst or Kras in Slovenian, derives from the Indo-European root "kar", that is rock, stone.
It is a limestone plateau that extends geographically from the Julian Prealps in the north-east of Italy, surrounds the Adriatic Sea through Slovenia and reaches the Velebit massif in the extreme north-west of Croatia.
Not to be missed:
- the castles of Miramare and Duino
- the Rilke trail
- the Giant Cave and the Cave of Slivia Towers
- nature reserves: the Miramare Marine Reserve, the Duino Cliff Reserve, the Val Rosandra Nature Reserve and the Lanaro and Orsario Mountains Reservethe
- flavors of the Carso and its osmize, the typical places where it is possible to stop and taste and buy the typical local products directly from the producers.