International Tour & Gran Fondo Eilat
The city of Eilat, Eilat Tourism Corporation, Gran Fondo Israel, Israeli Cycling Association, Ministry of Culture and Sports, Ministry of Tourism, the Negev-Galil Ministry are pleased to invite you to a challenging weekend of Road cycling competitions in the city of Eilat, Arava road and Eilat mountains.
The International Tour Eilat 2022 is a road race with two stages:
1. Short and fast prologue on Friday, 16.12.2022
2. Open riad race 139 Km on a long circular route -– Gran Fondo Eilat on Saturday, 17.12.2022.
The city of Eilat hosts the International Eilat riad cycling tour event for the second year, and is a perfect place for hosting international sports events, due to the existing infrastructure, the comfortable winter weather and the city’s population, thirst for events of this nature. Eilat is the southernmost city in Israel, touching the shores of the Red Sea, which it shares with three other countries: Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. The city is considered the resort capital of Israel and is a border crossing to the neighboring countries.
Eilat offers a wide variety of options, attractions and activities, and is suitable for different types of vacations. The beaches of the Red Sea are the most beautiful in Israel and one of the most beautiful in the world and offer plenty of water sports and various challenges. Under the surface of the sea hides a rich underwater kingdom with a multitude of fishes, corals and colorful creatures, which attract visitors from all over the world to come and immerse themselves in the waters of the Red Sea.
The night life of the city is considered particularly lively throughout the year, the city of Eilat hosts a variety of events and festivals. The selection of hotels in Eilat is wide, and many tourists come every month to pamper themselves in the row of luxury hotels in the city. The weather in Eilat is summery and sunny, even in winter.
Gran Fondo Israel
Gran Fondo Israel, the company that organizes the event, brought the news of road cycling events – the Gran Fondo to Israel in 2012, in which the Gilboa – Hermon Gran Fondo event was held. Since then, the company has produced dozens of international Gran Fondo events, including: Gran Fondo Gilboa – Hermon, Gran Fondo Craters, Gran Fondo Dead Sea, Tour Arad, Tour and Gran Fondo Arava, international UCI women’s races and the most important event – Tour and Gran Fondo Eilat. The events are being held for the second year and the aim is to become a main event on the map of international cycling events.
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