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Prayssac (France) - from 5 to July 12, 2025

 

From 5 to 12 July 2025, during the 19th European Week of the UECT, cycle tourists from all over Europe will be welcomed at town of 2,460 inhabitants located 25 km west of Cahors 
>>> Site Map

Prayssac (107 metres above sea level) is situated on the banks of the River Lot, in one of its magnificent meanders, covering 2,400 hectares in the centre of the CAHORS vineyards, a wine with a prestigious past and spearhead of the région's economy.

In a few words, the Lot Valley, a region in the heart of the Quercy region, rich in discoveries of all kinds, where heritage, bastides, traditions and modernity complement each other in a region that combines cycling with gastronomy and wine with character.

The climat is oceanic, with temperate summers and average summer temperatures of around 20°C to 27°C in July.   Weather forecat Prayssac.

The réception  will be from Friday, July 4, 2025 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to Saturday, July 5, 2025 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Sports Complex.

 

As far as accommodation is concerned, the possibilities  :

A fédéral UECT campsite in 6 separate spaces for motorhomes/caravans and tents, it will not be possible to cohabit motorhomes / caravans and tents.

  • 5 motorhome/caravan zones are planned on the outskirts of the city (grassy soil on meadows and gravel).
  • 1 tent camping zone with 70 pitches is planned within the Sports Complex (grassy ground and gravel).
  • the paid supply (on reservation) of individual electrical connections in limited number will be possible only in 2 zones area camping sites.
  • for owners of electric bikes, the (paying) recharge of the batteries will be possible at a single fixed point within the Sports Complex.
  • for the catering provided by the UECT :
    • breakfasts at the sports complex
    • dinners in various town squares.

Accommodation in Prayssac and the surrounding area, of the Holiday Centres - Hotels - Gîtes - Apartments - Campsites type.

 

The road bike routes are being studied/developed, according to the specifications it is planned :

  • A discovery trail of 80 km on Saturday and 60 km Sunday afternoon
  • Monday to Friday every day 50 - 80  -120 km.
  • We'll be in a region of valleys and hills, with circuits with gradients accessible to all trained cyclists.
  • The different cycling routes will be online in March 2025 on our website à European Week, after bicycle recognition and authorizations from local authorities. 

 

For accompanying, the program of visits will focus exclusively on tourist sites with the accompaniment of French and English speaking guides.

 If you would like more information :

  • on registration and the organization federal UECT campsite : info@uect.org (answer in french/english).
  • sur l'organisation logistique en général à Prayssac : paem5250@gmail.com (answerin french/english).

 

This section will be updated as new information becomes available, so please consult it regularly.

The provisional programme and electronic registrations will be available from week 46 of 2025 on our website.

  

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Vila Pouca de Aguiar (Portugal) - from June 29 to July 6, 2024

From 29 June to 6 July 2024, during the 18th European Week of the UECT, cycle tourists from all over Europe will be welcomed at Vila Pouca de Aguiar (Portugal) town of 13,000 inhabitants, situated at an altitude of 771 metres, on the mythical N2 motorway, located 120 km to the north-east of Porto and 30 km north of Vila Réal. The Spanish border is only 50 km away and Santiago de Compostela 230 km away. >>> SITE MAP

Vila Pouca de Aguiar and its tourist surroundings are to be discovered on Planet Portugal it is a region close to the Douro, favorable to cycling with its small roads in a bucolic nature of high pastures.

The city qualifies as the capital of granite. This is justified by the extraordinary quality of marble from the mines exploited in the region.

The thermal baths of Pedras Salagas from which the waters of the famous Bock beer are drawn, are 6.5 km way and will host the Opening Ceremony of this event..

 

 

meteo The climate is oceanic with temperate summers due to the nearby Atlantic Ocean, average summer temperatures of about 20 ° C – 27 ° C in July.

Weather forecast Vila Pouca de Aguiar  

 

videoThe perspectives of Pouca de Aguiar
Cycling in à Vila Pouca de Aguiar
Alto Tâmaga and the Barroso region
Alvão Lake

 

In close collaboration with the UECT, the Portuguese seorganisers of the FPC Cyclotourism Federation and the Municipality of Vila Pouca de Aguiar will welcome you at the "administrative" centre which will be located in the Dr Gomes da Costa Sports Pavilion - Av. Dr Carlos Alberto de Sousa - Vila Pouca de Aguiar  where the following events will take place :

=>  home
=> the permanence

On the Practical Info page of the same site, you can find out more about :

=> the federal UECT campsite and other accommodation
=> excursions
=> the restoration
=> road cycling routes
=> the animations.

  For all information concerning :

fleche the registration and camping file : info@uect.org ( answer in French/English)
fleche about the organization in  in Vila Pouca de Aguiar : sect24@fpciclismo.pt ( answer in French/English/ Portuguese).

 

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18th European Cycle Touring Week
at Vila Pouca de Aguiar (Portugal) from 29 June to 6 July 2024
            
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picto programmeProgram :

We invite you to discover the provisional calendar of the organisation (As of 10/11/2023).

 

 

 

picto hebergement Various accommodations   :
You are looking for accommodation in Vila Pouca de Aguiar, and the surrounding area, such as Hotels - Apartments - Group hostels – Rooms
>>>>  - All information on l list of accommodation
>>>>  - Tourist Office of Vila Pouca de Aguiar : mail geral@cm-vpaguiar.pt

 

 


au camping The campsite:
Location and capacities  : the UECT federal campsite will be organised in the city into 4 distinct zones, as follows : :

- 4 areas motorhomes and caravans : football sports complex (grass) - shaded car park municipal swimming pool (Portuguese paving stones) - Marcahado pitch near swimming pool (grass) with a total capacity of 212 pitches and 165 electrical connections.
- 1 area tents : primary school near swimming pool (grassy ground and clay) with a total capacity of 54 pitches and 22 electrical connections.

Given the logistical constraints, it will not be possible to make cohabit :

  • motorhomes – caravans with electrical connections and motorhomes – caravans without electrical connections.
  • the motorhomes and caravans with tents.

  • For owners of electrically-assisted bicycles, batteries can be recharged (at a charge) at a single fixed point on the school premises.

 

>>>> Consult the internal regulations of the UECT federal campsite.

 

picto BusExcursions :
A tourist programme in the Trás-os-Montes area is proposed, see the programme it will allow you to discover a natural and historical environment.
Excursions reservations are made exclusively in advance via the electronic registration form.

 

 



picto repasMeals :
Breakfasts and dinners (reservations required) will take place from Saturday 29 June to Saturday 6 July 2024 in the restaurant area of the school building. There is no limit to the number of people who can be booked.
The closing dinner/gala will take place on Friday 5 July 2024 in the Multifunctional space 58 st Duque Ávila e Bolama. A maximum of 150 people has been booked.
Meal reservations are made exclusively in advance via the electronic registration form.

 

 

picto parcours Road bike routes:

The road bike routes are being studied/developed, according to the specifications it is planned :

  • - A discovery course of 60 km on Saturday and Sunday afternoon with elevation gain accessible to all trained cyclists
  • From Monday to Friday every day 40-80-120 km with elevation gain, accessible to all trained cyclists
  • We will be in a mountainous region, on roads at altitude between 771 m and 1330 m provide gear ratios adapted to the ambitions of each.

 

picto loc veloRent a bike vélo : you want to rent a bike : all info HERE

 

 

 

information

 

 

If you want additional information  :
fleche on registration and the federal camping organization : info@uect.org (question and answer in French – English)
fleche on the logistical organization in general in Vila Pouca de Aguiar : sect24@fpciclismo.pt (question and answer in French – English – Portuguese)
fleche Web site : http://sect24.cyclinportugal.pt/

 

The general program definitive and the different cycling routes will be online in March 2024 on this page.

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This section will be updated as new information becomes available, so please consult it regularly.

 

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PLASENCIA (Spain) - from 1st to 8th July 2023

From 1st to 8th July 2023, during the 17th European Week of the UECT, cycle tourists from all over Europe will be welcomed in Plasencia, a town of 41,000 inhabitants (altitude 408 m) located in the south-west of Spain, in Extremadura, and in the north of the province of Cáceres. The Portuguese border is only 90 km away and Madrid 250 km.
>>> LOCATION PLAN

The autonomous community of Extremadura is steeped in history, with monumental and artistic remains, some of which date back to Roman times

Plasencia is located on the Ruta de la Plata and the banks of the river Jerte, it is a city with a medieval past still present with its walls and big towers.
The pedestrian streets of the historic city centre, lined with palaces and stately homes, will allow you to visit the Parador de Plasencia, the Plaza Mayor and the two cathedrals : the Vieja and the Nueva..

 picto video   Discover the city of Plasencia

The climate is continental with hot summers and average summer temperatures of about 26°.

In close collaboration with the UECT, the Spanish organisers of the FECT Cyclotourism Federation and the Municipality of Plasencia will welcome you at the "administrative" centre which will be located in the El Berrocal building in Miguel de Unamuno Street, (located 1 km from the city centre) where the following events will take place :

fleche  home,

fleche  the permanence,

fleche the federal UECT campsite in 2 separate areas for motorhomes/caravans and tents :
-  the motorhome/caravan site with 225 pitches is planned on the outskirts of the El Berrocal building (semi-grassy ground on a grassy slab and asphalt)
-  the tented camping site with 54 pitches is planned on the outskirts of the El Berrocal building (grassy ground and clay).

fleche restoration

fleche the animations

The El Berrocal Exhibition Centre will also be the starting/finishing point for the various road circuits, with 50-80-120 km each day in a mountainous region with a difference in altitude accessible to all trained cyclists. The circuits will be at altitudes of between 350 m and 600 m, and the gear ratios will be adapted to each person's ambitions. The route will be online on our website in mid-March 2023.

For accompanying persons, the program of visits will focus exclusively on tourist sites, accompanied by French and English guides.

  For all information concerning :
fleche - the registration and camping file: info@uect.org (answer in French/English)
fleche - about the organization in Plasencia: sect@plasencia.es (answer in French/English/Spanish).

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FECTSE 2020 logo     
     

17th European Cycle Touring Week
at PLASENCIA (Spain) - July 1-8, 2023
            
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meteo

 

Weather Plasencia

 

 

 programme

Program :
We invite you to discover the definitive calendar of the organisation (as of 04/06/2023).

 

 

Various accommodations hotel :
You are looking for accommodation in Plasencia, and the surrounding area, such as Hotels - Apartments - Group hostels - Rooms

>>>>  All information on llist of accommodation.

 

 

au camping
The campsite :
Close to the city centre, the UECT federal campsite will be divided into 2 separate areas for motorhomes/caravans and tents, it will not be possible to have motorhomes/caravans and tents together.
Location and capacities  all info HERE.

Consult the internal regulations of the UECT federal campsite.

 

picto Bus Excursions :
A tourist programme in Extremadura in the province of Càceres is proposed, see the programme, i t will allow you to discover a natural and historical environment classified as World Heritage.

 



repas picto Meals :

Breakfast will be held from Saturday 1 July to Saturday 8 July 2023 in the Hotel Real -17 avenue Salamenca - Plasencia, 550 m from El Berrocal campsite. There is no limit to the number of people who can be booked.

Dinner will be held from Saturday 1 July to Thursday 6 July 2023 in the Hotel Real -17 avenue Salamenca - Plasencia, 550 m from El Berrocal campsite. There is no limit to the number of people who can be booked.

TThe closing dinner/gala will take place on Friday 7 July 2023 at the Los Alamos Av. Martin Palomino restaurant, 3.5 km from the El Berrocal campsite - shuttle buses will be available, timetables and information at the reception desk. A maximum of  150 people has been booked.
Meal reservations are made exclusively in advance via the electronic registration form.

 

picto parcoursThe definitive routes for bike road (04/06/2023) :
It is planned :
- A 75 km discovery route on Saturday and a 55 km route on Sunday with a gradient accessible to all trained cyclists
- From Monday to Friday, a choice of 3 routes each day with varying distances: short 35/57 km - medium 55/78 km - long 94/142 km with varying degrees of difficulty depending on the distance, but accessible to all trained cyclists
- We will be in a small mountain region, the courses on asphalt roads will have an altitude between 212 m and 1269 m, plan gears adapted to the ambitions of each one
- Some of these courses will allow you to "hunt for passes" which will allow everyone to increase their record, especially for members Club des 100 Cols.

>>>>>>>>   Details of the routes (km, altitude difference) : DOWNLOAD of the tracks
>>>>>>>>   Visualize the route on maps:  - LONG - MEDIUM - SHORT
>>>>>>>>  Download the routes byr QRCODE

 

picto location velo

You want to rent a bike :
all info HERE

 

 

information

 

 

If you want additional information :
fleche on registration and the federal camping organization : info@uect.org (question and answer in French – English)
fleche on the logistical organization in general in Plasencia : sect@plasencia.es (question and answer in French – English - Spanish)

 

The final programme and cycle routes will be published on this page on 4 June 2023..

We invite you to visit this page periodically, various information will be posted regularly.

 

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Plasencia (Spanish) - From 1 to 8 July 2023

From 1 to 8 July 2023, the 17th European Cycle Tourism Week will be organised in Plasencia, a Spanish municipality located in Extremadura, in the north of the province of Càceres.

The UECT office will be located in the building El Berrocal,  street Miguel de Unamuno, the reception will take place from Friday 30 June 2023 14:00-19:00 to Saturday 1 July 2023 9:00-19:00

With regard to housing, it is planned to :

  • Close to the city centre, the federal campsite is divided into 3 separate areas for motorhomes/caravans and tents, it will not be possible to have motorhomes/caravans and tents together
    • the camper/caravan site with 484 pitches is planned on the outskirts of the El Berrocal building (semi grassy ground and asphalt)
    • the 2 tent campsites with 90 pitches are planned in the grounds of 2 football stadiums (grassy ground)
    • the supply paying (reservation required) of individual electrical connections 6/8 amps in limited numbers will be possible in each camping space
    • for owners of electrically-assisted bicycles, the (paying) recharging of the batteries will be possible at a single fixed point in each camping area
  • 1 youth hostel (number of rooms/beds per establishment, price for the week being listed)
  • 12 hotels (number of rooms/beds, price for the week per hotel being listed)
  • 2 private campsites
  • 2 vacation homes (cottages)
  • apartments
  • Information will be posted on our website -à European Week beginning of November

The road bike routes are being studied/developed, according to the specifications it is planned :

  • A discovery course of 50/60 km on Saturday and Sunday morning with elevation gain accessible to all trained cyclists
  • From Monday to Friday every day 50-80-120 km with elevation gain, accessible to all trained cyclists
  • We will be in a mountainous region, on roads at altitude between 350 m and 600 m provide gear ratios adapted to the ambitions of each
  • Some of these courses will allow you to "hunt for passes" which will allow everyone to increase their record, especially for members Club des 100 Cols

Information on the routes will be online on our website -à European Weeks mid-March 2023 after bike recognition and authorization from local authorities

To date, there are no gravel routes planned, but mountain bike routes will be studied if there is high demand.

If you want additional information :
fleche on registration and the federal camping organization: info@uect.org (answer in French/English)
fleche on the logistical organization in general in Plasencia : sect@plasencia.es (answer in French/English/Spanish)

  The general program defensive and the different cycling routes will be online in March 2023 on this page.

We invite you to visit this page periodically, various information will be posted regularly.

Electronic registrations will be open from week 46 of 2022 on our website.

picto video

 

Discover the city of Plasencia

 

 

flyer UECT SE 2023 p 1flyer UECT SE 2023 p 2

 

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MEPPEL (Netherlands) - July 9-16, 2022

From July 9 to 16, 2022, during the European Week of the UECT, cycle tourists from all over Europe will be welcomed in Meppel, a town of 34,000 inhabitants located in the province of Drenthe, in the north-west of the Netherlands. The German border is only 75 km away and the North Sea 50 km. >>>>LOCATION PLAN 

The province of Drenthe offers typical Dutch landscapes with its canals, windmills, Saxon farms and many picturesque villages, such as Giethoorn (Venice of the North) located 10 km from Meppel.

Meppel is a historic city founded in 1442 and the presence of many canals allowed Meppel to obtain the nickname of Klein-Amsterdam .

The pedestrian streets of the historic city center and the Oud-Zuid district will allow you to visit the Grote de Mariakerk church and its tower built in 1422, its two windmills: Molen de Weert and Molen de Vlijt still in operation and the Drukkerijmuseum.

The climate is temperate oceanic.

banja luka

 

In close collaboration with UECT, the Dutch organizers of the association DrentseFiets4Daagse Meppel and the municipal authorities will welcome you at the administrative centre, which will be located at Sport Park Ezinge - Ambachtsweg 11 - Meppel (1.8 km from the city centre), where the following events will take place
flechehome
flechethe permanence
fleche the Federal campsite on 8 mostly grassy, enclosed and secure spaces (total capacity of 480 pitches and 200 electrical connections)
fleche Restoration
fleche the animations


 

picto video

flecheA word from the President of the organization
flecheDiscover the province of Drenthe

The Sport Park will also be the departure / arrival point for the various road circuits which will allow you to discover this part of Northern Europe where cycling is part of everyday life. Three in number (40-80-120 km) every day from Monday to Friday, these easy circuits will take you to typical landscapes. .

For accompanying persons, the program of visits will focus exclusively on tourist sites and local crafts, accompanied by French and English guides.

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SE 2020 logo     
     
16th European Cycle Touring Week

at MEPPEL (Netherlands) - July 9-16, 2022
            
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 programme
Program :
  We invite you to discover the schedule of the organisation.

 

 

Various accommodationshotel :
You are looking for accommodation in Meppel, and the surrounding area, such as Hotels - Apartments - Group hostels - Rooms

>>>>  All information on list of accommodation  and tourism information



au camping
The campsite :
The Federal Sport Park Ezinge campsite has 8 mostly grassy, enclosed and secure areas (total capacity of 480 pitches and 200 electrical connections. Shower and toilet facilities for sports facilities will be available, supplemented by arrangements in sanitary bungalows, showers and toilets.

Consult the internal regulations of the UECT federal campsite and technical information electrical connection

 

 

picto BusLes Excursions :
A tourist program in the province of Drenthe is proposed, see the programm, it will allow you to discover typical landscapes of Holland with its canals, windmills, Saxon farms and many picturesque villages.  




repas pictoMeals :

Breakfasts and dinners will take place from Saturday July 9 to Saturday July 16, 2022 in the various catering areas of Sport Park Ezinge . No reservation limit for the number of people. The closing meal / gala will take place on Friday July 15, 2022 at restaurant Proeflokaal Bregje Meppel A reservation has been made for a maximum of 275 people.
Meal reservations are made exclusively in advance via the electronic registration form.

Velo type Staszow

 

you want to rent a bik: all info HERE

 

 

parcours pictoThe courses :

>>>>  How to read the route in the Netherlands
>>>>   Summary table of routes Summary table of routes de la SE 2022

>>>> Download the tracks        gpx


Details of each course (click on the chosen route)  :

Saturday 09/07 54 km
Sunday 10/07 51.5 km
Monday 11/07 41.7 km 76.5 km 114.9 km
Tuesday 12/07 43.1 km 69.1 km  121.6 km
Wednesday 13/07 51.1 km 80.8 km 118.5 km
Thursday 14/07 48.8 km 82.8 km
Friday 15/07 31.5 km 65.6 km 102.4 km

 

information

 

 

If you want additional information :
fleche on registration and the federal camping organization: info@uect.org (answer in French)
fleche on the logistical organization in general in Meppel : bart.kattenberg@kpnmail.nl (question and answer in English)

  The general program defensive and the different cycling routes will be online in March 2022 on this page.

 

We invite you to visit this page periodically, various information will be posted regularly.

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REPORTE GBIn view of the unprecedented and exceptional situation that we are currently experiencing, it is with regret that we inform you that the 16th European Cycle Tourism Week scheduled from 4 to 11 July 2020 in Banja Luka (Bosnia-Herzegovina) cannot be organised due to health risks and the probable closure of borders; it is therefore postponed to the same place and will take place from 3 to 10 July 2021.

Looking forward to meeting in Banja Luka (Bosnia-Herzegovina) from 3 to 10 July 2021 for the next European Cycle Tourism Week.

 

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SE 2020 logo     
     
                    
16th European Cyclotourism Week       

 Banja Luka (Bosnia and Hertzegovina) from 4 to 11 july 2020
            

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hotel PALAS hotel :
If you would like a quality accommodation/restaurant service in a 3-star hotel close to the SE 2020 headquarters,

a reservation agreement has been concluded by UECT with the PALAS hotel (see situation) for 32 rooms, information and reservations HERE

au camping


The Federal Camping will be located in the University Campus of Banja Luka on 3 ha in one piece on a flat, grassy, enclosed and secure site. The campus shower and toilet facilities will be available, complemented by facilities in sanitary bungalows with showers and toilets

 

information

 

If you need more information :

fleche on the organisation of federal camping : info@uect.org (answer in French)

fleche on logistical organisation in general : crosscountry@afssport.com (answer in English)

 

The general program and the different bike routes will be online during March 2020 on this page.

We invite you to visit this page periodically, various information will be put online regularly.

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REPORTE GBIn view of the unprecedented and exceptional situation that we are currently experiencing, it is with regret that we inform you that the 16th European Cycle Tourism Week scheduled from 4 to 11 July 2020 in Banja Luka (Bosnia-Herzegovina) cannot be organised due to health risks and the probable closure of borders; it is therefore postponed to the same place and will take place from 3 to 10 July 2021.

Registration will take place from 15 November 2021 on https://www.uect.org/en/

Looking forward to meeting in Banja Luka (Bosnia-Herzegovina) from 3 to 10 July 2021 for the next European Cycle Tourism Week.

 

________________________________________________________________________

 

 

BANJA LUKA (Bosnia and Herzegovina) - from 4 to 11 July 2020

From 4 to 11 July 2020, during the European Week of the UECT, cyclists from all over Europe will be welcomed in Banja Luka capital of the entity of the Serbian Republic of Bosnia, a city of 151.000 inhabitants.

Banja Lukato discover on the website of the tourist office is a historic city founded in Roman times under the name of Castra and has experienced significant growth since the 16th century, the most emblematic historical site is the Kastel fortress. vrbras kastelToday it is a modern and cultural city with many green spaces.


bosnie herzegovine

Located in northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina on the European road E661, locally known as the M16 national road and not far from the Croatian border, Banja Luka is on the banks of the Vrbas River where this river loses its mountain river characteristics through gorges as it enters the plain.

The city (altitude 163 m) near the Kozara National Park is located in a vast plain surrounded by 3 hills. To the south is the Dinaric Alps and to the south-east is the peak of Velika Manjača (1 236m) and to the south-west the peak of Goli Vis (1 339m).

The climate is temperate continental, July is the warmest month with an average temperature of 20.4 C.

banja lukaIn close collaboration with the UECT, the organisers, headed by Vladimir Kuvalja of the Association For Sport and the municipality, will welcome you to the "nerve centre" which will be located at the University Campus (2.1 km from the city center) of Banja Luka where they will hold :
flechethe reception desk
flechethe offices
flechethe campsite on 3 ha in one piece on a fenced and secure grassy area
fleche
meals will be served by the Campus kitchens. Under study possibility of accommodation in student rooms (to be finalised by early 2020)
flechethe animations
flechea central booking centre for accommodation reservations will be set up and the UECT has rented (negotiated price) 32 rooms in a hotel, which will be offered to participantes.

 

 

Every day 3 bike tours with a choice of more or less hilly routes will allow you to discover this part of Europe steeped in history and unknown to cyclists. For non pedestrians, the programme of visits is focused exclusively on tourist sites and local crafts with French and English guides.

From mid-November 2019, you will find information and the registration form on the website www.uect.org

fleche  Which documents to enter Bosnia and Herzegovina ?For English citizens and European Union nationals, and for a tourist stay of less than 90 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a valid passport or national identity card is sufficient.

 
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