International Gran Fondo Arava Cycling Festival


Gran Fondo Arava Cycling Festival 23-24/4/2021 is one of the most unique road cycling event in the World.

Dear cyclists,

We are delighted to invite you, for the 10th year in a row, to the largest and toughest road cycling event in Israel – GRAN FONDO ARAVA!
With over 1,000 participants from more than 20 countries, our journey will traverse the Scorpion’s pass and take in breathtaking landscapes of the desert that will make your ride challenging, yet rewarding

Your opportunity to be a part of unique cycling event!

Friday, April 23

Arrival to Sapir center, picking up participant kit.

Saturday, April 24

1. 130 km Gran Fondo Arava competitive race
2. 130 km Gran Fondo Arava, non-competitive
3. 56 km Mini Fondo Arava, non-competitive
4. KOM/QOM on “Scorpion’s pass” segment
5. KOM/QOM on “Dirt/Gravel” segment

The Mini Fondo is a great opportunity to be part of this unique event in a more relaxed way mainly on flat terrain.

56 km Mini Fondo with 331 meters of climbing, individuals, TANDEM, non-competitive.

Participation in Mini Fondo starts from the age of 14, with a proper bicycle and helmet.