The location of the venue is unique and it will be interesting variegation of the 2018 Mercedes Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup. The island is blessed with a good climate and stunning natural scenery, combined with 2,600 sunshine hours the island enjoys every year, Mercedes Benz UCI Mountain Bike Downhill World Cup Lošinj is the perfect backdrop for the start of the 2018 World Cup season.
The venue is located in VELI LOŠINJ, a medevial town with 1.000 inhabitants. Bigger town MALI LOŠINJ (8.000 inhabitants) is located 3km NW and connected with a regional road. Veli Lošinj is situated in a small narrow sheltered bay on the southeast side of Lošinj island at the foot of St. John's hill. Several luxurious villas with beautiful gardens create a picturesque backdrop for this pretty town.