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Mountain bike

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RECOMMENDED PATHS

Along the River Canyon Gradek

Type: mountain biking
Level of difficulty: medium
Location: along the river canyon Gradek
Length: variable
Journey time: variable
Period: all year round

Description:
Along the dirt road that goes up the river and Gradek to the beginning of the canyon, there is the possibility to follow different routes in mountain biking. And possible to reach the cave located 3 km away, then go back to the stone bridge and continue on the other side on the path that connects the dirt road road that returns to Corovode. Trails will be marked in the coming season.

From Corovode towards the valley of the river Devoll

Description:
For the more adventurous they may wish to spend a few nights out of the territory Corovode, the cave is possible to continue to reach the valley of the river Devoll that, from Melove 20 km to reach the river. In the direction Gjerbes however, 27 km, the peasant village hospitable to eat and spend the night, continuing you can get to Mount Timorr. The road from Gjerbes comes to the company of mineral Tora is all uphill and it takes 12 km. Continuing further 3 km you arrive at the place of worship, with the possibility to spend the night camping in a tent or asking for hospitality within the village. To return to Corovode you have two options: to return along the same route or take direction for Bogove, most direct route to return to the valley of the river Osumi and the road that runs alongside it. If I will not allow the forces, returning to Gjerbes can take a bus or bargain for a private vehicle and load your bike.

Mountain biking along the Canyon of Osumi

Type: mountain biking
Level of difficulty: medium
Location: along the river canyon Osumi
Length: variable; the ring around the canyon crossing the bridge to the mill of dads approximately 25 km
Period: all year round, weather permitting

Description:
From Corovode, crossing the river on the opposite bank you can follow the unpaved road carriageway that connects the many villages in the valley of the river Osumi. You can mountain bike most of the hiking trails and staying on track-paved road, you will get to Prishta. Hence Cycling is then difficult to continue to reach the “mill Improvement” before returning to Corovode from the opposite bank, unless you want to walk the last part with some stretch this on his shoulders. From Prishta the path is disconnected and then the last part of this leads to the bridge walkway is on the rock and you have to pay close attention. Important: Be careful not to crush the turtles.

Mountain biking to Bogove

Type: mountain biking
Level of difficulty: easy
Location: the road that connects to Corovode – Bogove
Length: 17 km
Journey time: one hour
Period: all year round

Description:
From Corovode towards Berat in 17 km you can get to Bogove to see the waterfall of the same name. The road, in the process of finalizing the work of asphalt is still largely unpaved, but for the bike is smooth and pleasant, being able to enjoy the surrounding landscape along the river Osumi, with the ability to cross at some points via suspension bridges. A few villages and many small companies engage in the stonework along this road. When you reach Bogove, you can have a snack, at many of the tourist bars. Leaving the bike in custody at the bar restaurant, take the path about 30 minutes due east you will find the waterfalls. Very spectacular, performs a jump of ten meters falling in a big pool where you can go to swim. The place is very nice, well worth a visit and to relax in the shade. In Bogove there are some restaurants with the possibility of overnight stay, handy if you want to explore this area very interesting from a naturalistic point of view. The reserve of Bogove is one of the most beautiful natural attractions of Skrapar, with an area of 350 hectares. The Forum of the Dragon, near the source of Bogove: when rainfall increases the level of the source, taking water out of the well with strength, like the mouth of a dragon, as the legend says.