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Croatia Bike Tour (Via Dalmatia)

SPLIT – BRAČ – HVAR – KORČULA – PELJEŠAC – DUBROVNIK – SPLIT

BIKE TOUR (Mountain bike – Fat Tire Tour)
TOUR TERMS:    15 April - 1 June and 15 September – 31 October
BIKE TOUR GUIDE (1st):  Vlado Fumić (participant of the Olympic Games)
BIKE TOUR GUIDE (2nd): Milan Orlić, M.Sc.in Phy. Ed.

PROGRAM:

croatia bike tour 1First DAY

Welcoming the guests in Split. Accommodation in the hotel. In the afternoon - getting bicycles ready. Dinner. Guided evening walk through the city center (optionally).

Hotel: Radisson Blu Resort Split 4****   (https://www.radissonblu.com/en/resort-split)

Second DAY

Breakfast. Transfer by ferry to Supetar on the island of Brač. Around the island ride. Lunch. Return to Supetar. Transfer by ferry to Split. Dinner.

Hotel: Radisson Blu Resort Split 4****
Macadam road ride: app. 90-100 km / option app. 30-40 km
Paved road ride: 10 km
Altitude difference: 2500 m / option app. 1000 m

Third DAY

Breakfast. Transfer by ferry to Stari Grad on the island of Hvar. Around the island ride. Lunch. More cycling. Arrival in the city of Hvar. Guided walk through the city center (optionally). Accommodation in the hotel. Dinner.

Hotel:  Adriana 4****          (http://www.suncanihvar.com/adriana-hvar-spa-hotel.html)
Macadam road ride:  80 km / option app. 30-40 km
Paved road ride: 10 km
Altitude difference:  2000-3000 m / option app. 1500 m

Fourth DAY

Breakfast. Transfer by ferry to the city of Vela Luka on the island of Korčula. Around the island ride. Lunch. More cycling. Arrival in the city of Korčula. Accommodation in the hotel. Dinner.

Hotel: Marko Polo 4****       (http://www.korcula-hotels.com/en/hotels/hotel-marko-polo/overview)
Macadam road ride app. 50 km / option app. 20 km
Paved road ride:  app. 50 km / option app. 30 km
Altitude difference: 2500 m / option app. 1300 m

Fifth DAY

Breakfast. After breakfast, a guided morning walk through the city (optionally). Transfer by ferry to the city of Orebić on the peninsula of Pelješac. Cycling through the wine yards of Pelješac in the direction of Ston. Visiting one of the wineries. Lunch. Further cycling to Mali Ston. Free time for taking a walk through the city of Ston. Transfer to Dubrovnik. Acommodation in the hotel. Dinner.

Hotel:  Hotel More 5*****    (http://www.hotel-more.hr/en/index.php)
Macadam road ride app. 40 km / option app. 20 km
Paved road ride:  app. 40 km / option app. 30 km
Altitude difference: 1900 m / option app. 1000 m

Sixth DAY (resting day – NO cycling)

Breakfast. In the morning, a panoramic city tour. Visit to Srđ to enjoy the view or, at wish, by cable car. Lunch. After lunch, guided sightseeing of the old town (optionally) and, at wish, a walk along Dubrovnik’s City Walls. Free afternoon. Dinner.

Hotel: More 5*****

Seventh DAY

Breakfast. Transfer to Konavle. Round trip from Čilipi to Prevlaka. Lunch in one of the taverns. Further cycling. If sea is warm, swimming on the exotic Pasjača beach with an open-sea view. Return to the hotel. Dinner. A farewell party.

Hotel: More 5*****
Macadam road ride:  30 km / option app. 20 km
Paved road ride:  50 km / option app. 20 km
Altitude difference: 1500 m / option app. 1000 m

Eighth DAY

Departure. Transfer to Split. At wish, a lunch may be organized.

 

Rider profile:

Level 1 = beginner (option)
Level 2 = recreational (option)
Level 3 = active
Level 4 = expert

 

The price includes (per person):

  • double room accommodations, in 4* and 5* hotels
  • 6 full boards
  • 1 half-board
  • lunches organized in taverns or wineries (1 drink included)
  • bike tour guidance (2 guides); the first guide is a Croatian Olympic athlete, Mr Vlado Fumić, the most famous Croatian bicycle racer, and the second guide is Mr Milan Orlić, professor of kinesiology, a long time bicycle racer 
  • beverage refreshments all day during cycling + energy bars
  • all sea transfers (ferries, boats)
  • support by our repair van covering inspection of technical functionality of a bike before trip, everyday inspection of bike if needed, replacement parts such as inner tubes, wire cables and similar. In the case of any major repairs (valid  for private bikes that guests bring with them) (with a single repair exceeding €50), the service will be agreed on the spot but is not included in the price. It the bike cannot be repaired on the  spot, a replacement bike will be provided FREE of charge. Also, storage and transport of bikes during entire trip are provided).
  • support by vans
  • hotel to hotel luggage transfer (reception desk to reception desk)
  • wellness in the hotels
  • local tourist tax in all hotels
  • VAT

The price DOES NOT include:

  • Bicycles  
  • Diner drinks
  • All tickets (museums and walls)
  • guided city sightseeing: Split, Korčula, Dubrovnik

Tickets price per person (optional):

  • Split: cathedral + Jupiter (8 €)
  • Hvar: cathedral + Benedictine monastery (3,5 €)
  • Korčula: cathedral + treasury (3.5 €)
  • Ston: walls (8 €)
  • Dubrovnik: walls (16 €)

Guided city sightseeing (Split, Hvar, Korčula, Dubrovnik): 15 €/person
(possible only for the entire group per city !)

 

Minimum number of cyclers: 7
Maximum number of cyclers: 16

If the number of cyclers is lesser, please ask for an additional offer!

 

Price per person:  price on request
For the concrete offer please send us an e-mail

 

BIKE ROUTES (MOUNTAIN BIKE):

DAY 1:

Arrival

DAY 2: 

Island of Brač, 90 km tour, mostly macadam (somewhat paved), altitude difference is approximately 2500 meters. The tour passes over the peak of the island of Brač – Vidova gora and next to Blaca desert.  On the last quarter of the tour in Donji Humac the participants will have their lunch break in a tavern, as previously agreed. 

DAY 3:  

Island of Hvar, 80 km tour, mostly macadam (somewhat paved), altitude difference app. 3500 m. The tour includes a ride to the highest point of Hvar – Sv. Nikola. On the last part of the tour, the participants will have a lunch break in one of the well-known taverns.

DAY 4:  

Island of Korčula: Vela Luka – Korčula route, 80 km long, combination of the asphalt and macadam road (50 - 50%), altitude difference 2500 m. A break is planned somewhere in the center of the island. After the break, cycling towards Pupnat, down the hill in direction of Korčula (next to the old Marmont road) to the picturesque Lumbarda.

DAY 5:  

Peninsula of Pelješac, Orebic-Ston route, 65 km long, combination of the asphalt and macadam road (50 - 50%), altitude difference app. 1900m. On this route, we stop in one of the wineries for a lunch.

DAY 6:  

Break

DAY 7:  

Dubrovnik – Konavli, app.100 km long tour, combination of the asphalt and macadam road (70-30%), altitude difference app. 1700 m. On this route, we ride through the southernmost part of Croatia – Prevlaka. On the half of the route, we will have a lunch break in one of the taverns. Further cycling to Prevlaka – the southernmost point of Croatia. Return to hotel by shuttles. On return, a visit to the exotic Pasjača beach overlooking the open sea!

DAY 8:

Departure

 

We retain the right of change of all routes upon the agreement with our cycling guides!


THE SAME PROGRAM WE CAN OFFER YOU WITH THE ROAD BIKE (DRIVING ON PAVED ROADS AND 100% ESCORT BY MOTOR VEHICLE)

WE MAY OFFER YOU SHORTER OR LONGER TRIPS, DEPENDING ON YOUR CAPABILITIES AS WELL AS SOME ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES SUCH AS KAYAK, RAFTING, CLIMBING AND WALKING.

WE ALSO OFFER BIKE TRIPS THROUGH THE PARKS AND NATIONAL PARKS OF CONTINENTAL CROATIA AND THEMATIC TRIPS SUCH AS WINE ROUTES THROUGH THE PANNONIAN CROATIA.

FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US TO ASK FOR A PERSONALIZED OFFER. OUR TEAM WILL BE HAPPY TO PREPARE A BIKE TOUR THAT WILL BE ADJUSTED TO YOUR WISHES - CUSTOM BIKE TRIP.