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Cataloi to Saon Monastery

Bicycle Ride · Dobruja
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Following a short bus transfer from Tulcea to Cataloi, you'll ride through the countryside to Saon Monastery, where another bus will bring you back to Tulcea for your overnight.

easy
25.4 km
3:00 h
136 m
163 m

Riding the rolling landscape of Dobrogea leads to the monastery of Celic Dere, considered to be the regional centre of Orthodoxism. As you continue on, your cycle brings you through rich, fertile lands that are home to some of Romania’s finest vineyards. The views across the floodplains reach as far as neighbouring Ukraine.

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
171 m
Lowest point
8 m
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Start

Cataloi (42 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
45.097900, 28.719800
UTM
35T 635315 4995264

Destination

Saon Monastery (via Celic Dere Monastery)

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These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

 

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
easy
Distance
25.4 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
136 m
Descent
163 m

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