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Cyprus International Orienteering Festival

Competition nameCyprus International Orienteering Festival
Start date20220316
End date20220320
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityLarnaca, Cyprus
Region of countryLarnaca area, Cyprus
Number of competition daysFive days
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?No
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Max distance from eventcentre to competitions57km on day one, 30km on days two to four & 41km on day five.
Latest entry date20/02/2022
Entry fee (Euro)60 for all five days or 15 per day.
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)42 per night for two persons Bed & breakfast at Cactus Hotel
Event descriptionThe event centre will be in Larnaca, and four middle distance events will be held at Cape Greco, Sia/Mathiatis and Kornos. On the last day thre will be a sprint event in famous Lefkara village. 50% discount if offered on all entries paid for before 31/12/2021. We offer value for money and a great atmosphere with courses for all the family and all abilities.
Terrain descriptionCape Greko is semi open bondu with some thick bushy parts and some crags, which is crossed by numerous tracks and paths. Sia/Mathiatis is hilly, with plenty of steep slopes and crags in places, crossed with a few paths and tracks, with a patchwork of cultivation in places. Kornos is hilly, partly forested, partly open, with some interesting prominent features and crags. This is a new area & not been used before.
Training possibilitiesTraining possibilities before and after the event can be arranged for groups of minimum 15 persons. Please contact:
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Cyprus is a top tourist holiday destination with plenty activities in March. Hiking trails with spring flowers and rare orchids in all areas. There is almost 8 hours of warm sunshine each day in March. Average maximum temperature reaches about 19C-20C on the plains and 10C on the mountain ranges. If there is still snow you can ski in the morning and swim in the afternoon...and go orienteering in between! ☺
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