City of Samobor

International Mountain Bike Race XCO Samobor

The traditional mountain bike race XCO Samobor is held on an attractive trail in the area of the Forest Park Tepec, with start and finish at King Tomislav Square.

The international bicycle race XCO Samobor, organized by the Mountain biking Club Šišmiš - the oldest active mountain biking club in Croatia, is located on an extremely attractive trail in the area of ​​the Forest park Tepec, with its start and finish in the main Samobor square.

The race is a part of the calendar of the World Bicycle Federation and offers the possibility to gain scores for Croatian Cup and the Cup of Slovenia. Every year, there are over 300 competitors from all over Europe who have been coming to Samobor to show their physical and technical abilities.

The track is known among the competitors for being exceptionally physically and technically demanding and as such, it requires maximum engagement and concentration. What characterizes this trail is a tough but attractive downhill over tree trunks and an equally demanding downhill through the stairs at the foot of the Samobor Castle.

Apart from offering attractive downhills, the trail passes through some of the most beautiful parts of Samobor - the main square, the Forest Park Tepec, by the chapel of St. Anne, the castle, Samobor Museum ...