The 6x200 event is a 1200 km randonnee around the Greek countryside splitted in 6 individual segments of 200 km brevets. This means no time pressure during the whole route as a classic 1200 km event and more time to rest between days. Everyday the riders will lodging in hotels at the finish towns. The hotels will be the finish point of one day and the starting point of the next day.
The 6x200 traditionally starts under the shade of the Parthenon in Athens and the finish point is under the great lighthouse of Alexandroupoli in Northeast Greece. During the journey, you will have the opportunity to cycle through villages and towns of the Greek countryside, to cross major rivers of the country and to cycle next to the most beautiful lakes of Greece. As the traditional brevets, support vehicles are not allowed during the whole event, neither in the checkpoints.
Greece is worldwide known for its hot summers and riders will may come up against extreme fluctuation in weather conditions, from 40°C temperatures and above till strong rainstorms and temperatures as less as 17°C in a single day, mainly in the northern part of the country.
For experienced cyclists it may be considered as cycle vacations and for less experienced it will be an adevnture.