CROATIA CYCLING

CYCLING CROATIA

Join us, on a this amazing 7 day guided cycling tour of Croatia, on our sail and cycle.

 

Exploring amazing coastlines, medieval towns, old villages and picturesque bays. Enjoying the great beaches, vineyards, pine woods, cycling across the historic islands and exploring Mljet National Park. Croatia is a land of stunning islands, rich history, Mediterranean vegetation and a mild climate.

 

Without doubt, the best way to explore Croatia is by bike, surrounded by good company and like minded people, 

making this a perfect singles holiday for you to share.

PRICE INCLUDES

Stay at the 3* Traditional Vessel

Your own single occupancy en-suite cabin

Air-conditioned Salon

Daily continental breakfast

Captains dinner 

Three course lunch OR dinner according

to daily activities

Unlimited water from water dispenser 

Professional English speaking bike guild 

Sight Seeing as per the itinerary

Flight from London Gatwick

All Taxes & Surcharges

20kg Baggage allowance and 5kg hand baggage

Airport transfers

Icebreaker get together

Great times with new friends!

  Price DOES NOT include

Tourist Tax and Port Fee 40 EURO

and Entrance to NP Mljet 17 EURO 

per person paid locally.

HIGH LIGHTS

 

This 7 day guided cycling tour gives you an opportunity to share your cycling passions, with like minded people. Visit the most beautiful Croatian islands by bike, including: Brač, Hvar, Korčula, Mljet, peninsula Pelješac, Makarska coastline, the town of Omiš.

 

On board an authentic wooden vessel you can spend your time relaxing as we cruise and explore amazing coastlines, medieval towns, old villages and picturesque bays.

 

Highlights include, fabulous beaches, vineyards, pine woods, stunning hilltop views and visiting the Mljet National park. Croatia is a land of picturesque islands, rich history, Mediterranean vegetation and mild climate and the best way to explore it is, without doubt, by bike. 

In good weather and depending on timing we will have regular swim stops while the ship anchors (in secluded bays) or after the cycling, before departure to next island.

 

Combining both sea and land elements, set amongst  this 

beautiful backdrop provides a truly wonderful package, for your singles holiday.

The length of the daily cycling routes is estimated and informative and depends of various detours or short cuts that can be done on route. Sailing and cycling routes may be changed on the spot due to weather conditions and capability of the respective cyclists on board. Daily we will cover between 18-55 km giving us 2-5 hours on the bike each day. If you want to miss out a day and enjoy some relaxation on the boat with your head buried in a good book.. then that is fine too.

Departure is during morning hours, mostly after your continental breakfast and either lunch or dinner are included. During our cycling routes, we recommend stops at local restaurants where you can sample the local specialties. These meals are not included in the price. There is a place for you at the main table for a Captain's dinner and a chance to get to know your crew.

 

 Departs London Gatwick at 05:50 Arrives Split at 09:20

Departs Split at 10:00 Arrives London Gatwick at 11:35

Flight timings are approximate and for guidance only.

If you would prefer to fly from your local airport you can request at time of booking at a Supplement. Price and itinerary may be subject to change.

Bike Rental: 100 EUR per person/week

Hibrid Bike specification: FRAME 700 Alloy COLOR Matt black FORK Suntour matt black nex CHAINWHEEL Shimano T4010E866CL3/48T OCTALNIK 175 CG B.B PARTS Shimano BB-ES300B*126 PEDAL Alloy SP-823 CHAIN Z 9000 REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano DEOREKRD591SGSL FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano ALIVIO 4000TSM6 SHIFTING LEVERS Shimano ALIVIO SLM 4000 FREEWHEEL Shimano CS HG 20091134 RIMS X ALT X3 double wall TIRES CST 40-622 SALVO HIGH PROTECTION 5 mm BRAKE V Brake Shimano ABRT 4000 FC14SL CARRIER TANGSHAN HLJY-F4-28 BLACK

E- Bike Rental: 150 EUR per person/week

E bike specification: WHEEL SIZE 20“ PEDALASSIST Up to 25km/h DISPLAY Panasonic Side Lcd MOTOR Panasonic 36v ASSISTANCE LEVELS 4 Assistance levels GEARS Shimano Nexus 8 Speed Hub Gears BREAKS Magura Hs22 Hydraulic End V – Brake BATTERY 540wh/15ah/36v CHARGER 36v Panasonic Sharger FORK Sr Suntour Nex Suspension Fork 63mm TYRES Svhwalbe Maraton Plus ANTI-THEFT PREDECTIONANTI Abus Frame Lock

BIKE RENTAL INCLUDES BIKES EQUIPPED WITH BOTTLE HOLDER,

BAG CARRIER, SMALL BAG (14 x 8 x 8 cm) & HELMET.

 

 

Day 1, Saturday: Split – Island Brač (Supetar) – Pučišča

Distance: 25 km (Supetar – Pučišča)

Activity level: 5/10

Ascent: 380 m

Arrival in Split and check in till 13:00. Departure with lunch and meet your fellow passengers and the crew. Upon arrival in Supetar you will cycle the coastal road to the northern part of the island of Brač. We are passing the fishing villages Splitska and Postira and arrive in one of the most beautiful small settlements in Europe - Pučišća. Free afternoon for sightseeing this charming place well known for its long stonemason tradition. Overnight in Pučišća.

 

Day 2, Sunday: Pučišča – Pokrivenik – Sučuraj – Lovišta

Distance: 32 km (Pokrivenik – Sučuraj)

Activity level: 6/10

Ascent: 610 m

Breakfast and morning sail towards the longest Croatian island - Hvar with the view on Biokovo mountain ridge. Today's cycling starts in a small picturesque bay Pokrivenik. Starting with an ascend to the highest point of the route and descend to the eastern point of Hvar island - Sućuraj, where our boat is waiting. After lunch on board, sail towards the second biggest Croatian peninsula Pelješac and a charming settlement Lovišta. Optional Captain's dinner on board. Overnight in Lovišta.

 

Day 3, Monday: Lovišta - Trstenik

Distance: 45 km (Lovišta - Trstenik)

Activity level: 8/10

Ascent: 800 m

Descent: 1320 m

The third-day ride we can call the wine-panoramic route. After breakfast we start riding towards Orebić, the city of seafarers and captains. First few kilometers of ascending and then descending with magnificent viewpoints on Korčula archipelago. After Orebić ascend to the area where the most famous varieties of Croatian wine succeed. We cross the tunnel Dingač to the south side of Pelješac and continue riding through the vineyards to Trstenik. Overnight in Trstenik.

 

Day 4, Tuesday: Trstenik – Mljet (National park) – Korčula

Distance: 18 (Mljet NP)

Activity level: 3/10

Ascent: 120 m

Cruise during breakfast from Trstenik to Mljet island, the lush green island also known as Honey-island. Mljet National park (entrance fee to be paid on the spot approx. 16 EUR per person) is a beautiful area of unique charm featuring two connected salt water lakes, a lush flora, a unique appearance of indented coastline, cliffs and numerous islets as well as always green plants of the surrounding hills. We cycle around the saltwater-lake, inside which there is another island with the Benedictine monastery from the 12th century. Refreshment in saltwater lakes and return to lunch on board. Sail to Korčula. Free afternoon for exploring the town of Marco Polo. Overnight in Korčula.

 

Day 5, Wednesday: Korčula – Vela Luka

Distance: 55 km (Korčula - Pupnat – Smokvica – Prižba – Blato – Vela Luka)

Activity level: 7/10

Ascent: 750

After breakfast we start with the longest route of the week in which we will cycle the whole island of Korčula. Ascend to Žrnovo village and then to the oldest settlement on the island - Pupnat, where is the highest point of the route. Descend to the south side of Korčula and road ride between one of the most beautiful bay on the island and the steep cliffs above it. We continue the ride through numerous olive groves and vineyards, one of the most famous grape variety Pošip. Short break in the charming place Smokvica on half the way. Descend to the sea and refreshment in one of the numerous pebble hidden beaches. Ascend towards the viewpoint above town Blato and final descend towards our goal - Vela Luka.

 

Day 6, Thursday: Vela Luka – Hvar – Stari Grad  

Distance: 23 km (Hvar – Stari Grad)

Activity level: 7/10

Ascent: 450 m

Early morning sail from Vela Luka to the town of Hvar, breakfast. Short sightseeing of Hvar, a fairy tale city with its architecture, beautiful nature and mild climate. Cycle from Hvar to the other side of the island - Stari Grad. We pass through numerous lavender plants and enjoy the view towards the neighboring islands and mainland. Lunch on board in Stari Grad. Easy afternoon ride up to two Hvar's pearls - Jelsa and Vrboska and through Stari Grad Plain where the ancient Greek land division has been preserved to these days like the system of road and plots. Overnight in Stari Grad.

 

Day 7, Friday: Stari Grad – Stomorska – Split

Distance: 36 km (Stomorska – Maslenica)

Activity level: 6/10

Ascent: 450 m

The last day we start with cruise from Stari Grad to the island of Šolta. After breakfast, we start cycling from Stomorska to the highest point of the island - Gornje selo, enjoying the views on both sides of the island and the scents of Mediterranean plants. Continue to Maslinica on the west part of the island. Short break and return to Stomorska. Lunch on board and sail to Split. Free afternoon for sightseeing the Diocletian's city. Overnight in Split.

 

Day 8, Saturday: Split

Breakfast followed by check out at 9:00 am.

TOUR ITINERARY

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