The backroads of croatia: cycling

Croatia

TRIP NOTES

  • 8 days / 7 nights
  • 2-8 people
  • moderate

ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Dubrovnik - the Pearl of Adriatic
  • Split - Diocletian's Palace
  • Dalmatian coast
  • islands of Hvar and Korcula
  • traditional cuisine

As if Croatia isn’t interesting enough already for your next trip, why not do it on two wheels? Lighthouse proudly presents you one of the most popular biking routes of southern Dalmatia – Split > Brac > Hvar > Korcula > Dubrovnik, with the addition of Konavle valley.

Our journey will start in the city of Split, where after a brief down-time period you will have a chance of exploring the nearby islands of Brac and Hvar, following the back roads of small, picturesque villages on our way to some local wineries and hidden beauties of the region.

Among our stops, there will also be three protected UNESCO world heritage sites – in Split, on Hvar island and in Dubrovnik. Picking our favorite part of this trip should be left to you as we love every single bit of it and it is hard for us to decide.

Each day we will be cycling somewhere between 20 and 40 miles, depending on the group and our preferences. Logistical van support is always here in case you’re missing a snack or you just want to hop in the van and get some rest for the next part of the route. Pack your biking shorts and get yourself ready for the Backroads Croatia tour. Welcome.

Day 1: Split: airport pick-up, settling in your Split accommodation, free time, organized sight-seeing tour of the city, welcome dinner

Day 2: Brac island: breakfast, ferry to Brac island, cycling from Supetar, lunch, visiting an olive oil production site, cycling around and back into Supetar, ferry back to Split, dinner

Day 3: Hvar Island: breakfast, ferry to Hvar island, cycling from Stari Grad to Jelsa, wine tasting, lunch, cycling through UNESCO protected Stari Grad fields to the Hvar town, free time in the city

Day 4: Hvar Island: breakfast, cycling on the other side of the island through the old villages, lunch, cycling to Sucuraj, boat transfer to Korcula island, dinner

Day 5: Korcula Island: breakfast, free morning for sightseeing, cycling through the island hugging its coastline, lunch in Lumbarda, cycling back to the hotel, dinner

Day 6: Dubrovnik: breakfast, transfer to Peljesac peninsula, cycling through the wine region, lunch in Ston, transfer to Dubrovnik, free time in the city

Day 7: Konavle Valley: breakfast, transfer to Konavle valley, cycling through the wine region, wine tasting and lunch, transfer back to Dubrovnik, farewell dinner

Day 8: Transit: breakfast, airport transfers

TRIP LENGTH 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
  • Arrival/Departure Point: Split/Dubrovnik
  • Accommodations: Double private rooms with attached bathrooms and A/C in ***hotels
  • Tour Price*: 18.600,00 Kn / €2520 / $2976 / £ 2214
  •      *Includes: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners*
  • Tour Inclusions: 7 nights accommodation, meals as specified in the meal plan, entrance fees, bikes, cycling gear, city tours, instruction, guiding, airport transfer, car and ferry transfers, snacks and water in the vans
  • Tour Exclusions: personal spending, drinks during lunches and dinners, 1 lunch, 2 dinners

Single Supplement: additional 2.500,00 Kn / €339 / $400 / £298

*Prices are in Croatian Kuna: Euro, USD, & GBP prices are subject to exchange rate fluctuations

**2 person minimum**

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