Cycling festival held on September 21 in Koprivnica-Križevci County as part of the Amazon of Europe Bike Trail project

Koprivnica-Križevci County as partner in the Amazon of Europe Bike Trail project organized the cycling festival in Podravina on September 21th. As part of the project, from August to October 2019, the festival will be held in a total of 11 locations in Slovenia, Austria, Hungary, Serbia and Croatia.

The cycling festival in Koprivnica-Križevci County began with the promotion of the project at Zrinski Square in Koprivnica, and continued by cycling to Lake Gabajeva Greda.

The bike ride was part of the future Amazon of Europe route and aimed at promoting this bike path, which is being promoted as a new tourism product within the project for the future UNESCO transboundary biosphere reserve “Mura-Drava-Danube” as a sustainable ecotourism macro a destination that brings together five states.

The whole festival has attracted the attention of a large number of citizens at Zrinski Square in Koprivnica, as well as a good number of recreational cyclists. The festival was joined by members of the Old Timer Club of Biciklin Club and the ROTOR Cycling Club of Koprivnica, as well as other recreational bikers.

A refreshment and commemorative reception was organized for the participants of the bicycle on the farm of the Count’s house in Gabajeva Greda.

All cyclists and participants were provided with promo gifts and promotional materials.

The bike ride was accompanied by police representatives who were concerned about the safety of the whole event.