Our summer self-guided cycling tour combines stunning cycling routes and the best swimming spots in Croatia. Get the taste of the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea, Mediterranean cuisine and a laid-back island atmosphere! Admire the ancient history where Greeks, Romans, Venetians and Croatia left their traces while rolling along coastal and inland roads on Dalmatian islands. Cycle past beautiful nature like the vineyards of Vugava on Vis, the lavender fields of Hvar, swim on the Golden Horn beach on Brač and chill out in secluded coves ideal for swimming, snorkeling or paddle boarding.

Highlights

  • Private departures on dates you prefer
  • Convenience of pre-arranged hotels and daily breakfast
  • Explore rich cultural heritage (Diocletian’s Palace in Split, town Hvar and town Vis)
  • Mediterranean gastronomy and natural beauties
  • Swim on Golden Horn beach on Island Brač, secluded beaches of Vis, Pakleni Islands archipelago in front of Hvar.
  • Personalized services
  • Price from

    1.500,00 €

  • Theme

    Cycling

  • Type

    Independent

  • Style

    Self Guided

  • Min group size

    2 guests

  • Level

    Moderate

  • Duration

    8 days

  • Accommodation

    B&B 3* and 4* 

Itinerary

  • Discover Split and Emperor Diocletian's Palace

    Welcome to Split, one of the oldest cities on the Mediterranean that holds valuable masterpieces from the late antiquity. Your first day starts with a briefing followed by a ride on Marjan hill, a unique forest area with beautiful roads for cycling. Those of you who still have enough energy after the ride, might choose to cycle some extra miles that we have prepared to explore the surroundings of Split. In the evening stroll down the alleys of Diocletian's Palace, dance on Peristil square and enjoy some great Mediterranean food. Don't forget to to visit the fish market and green market as it is a great way to start the morning!

    Meals: -
    Recommended cycling distance: 17 km, Max. distance: 80 km
    Destinations visited: Split, Marjan hill, Diocletian’s Palace
    Accommodation: 3* or 4* B&B in Split

  • Mysterious island of Vis

    Today you travel with the ferry from Split to the remote island of Vis, the furthest of the main central Dalmatian islands that was founded by Dionysius of Syracuse and the Greeks as their colony under the name Issa in the 4th century BC. Most of the island was closed for foreign visitors until 1989 due to the fact that it was an important Yugoslav military base. Even today, Vis is still mysterious and the traditional and authentic way of island lifestyle has remained intact. In the afternoon cycle to the east side of the island and discover pebble and sandy beaches as well as scenic vineyards before returning to the town of Vis. In the evening, you can take a relaxing walk along the waterfront or sit for a glass of wine and taste the island's simple cuisine that has a unique spirit and flavour.

    Meals: B
    Recommended cycling distance: 20 km, Max. distance: 35 km
    Destinations visited: East side of Island Vis
    Accommodation: 3* or 4* B&B in Vis

  • Mysterious island of Vis

    Choose one of the options (or all) on today’s agenda:  cycle the whole island of Vis, take an optional trip to the Blue Cave on the small island Biševo, take a paddle board tour to the Green Cave or swim and snorkel on the eastern side of the island. We definitely suggest a loop bike ride passing through Komiža, the authentic fishermen village located in the southwest of the island. You will enjoy scenic rides on quiet roads along Plisko polje – a plain covered with vineyards of Vugava. Feel free to take detours and explore the airplane runway in Plisko polje that the Allies used in WW II, secret coves and sandy beaches on the east side of the island and taste some of the freshest seafood available

    Meals: B
    Recommended cycling distance: 31 km, Max. distance: 50 km
    Destinations visited: Island Vis, Komiža, Plisko polje 
    Accommodation: 3* or 4* B&B in Vis

  • Lavender roads of Hvar

    Enjoy a scenic boat transfer to your next island – Hvar. After you disembark in the port of Hvar town, walk to the Renaissance town square, where we suggest to have a coffee in one of the many cafés and become part of its vibrant atmosphere. Today’s ride starts with a climb along sleepy villages and the famous lavender fields of Hvar.  Great views and fascinating stone pile walls will accompany you during the climb. Once you descend to the north side of the island, cycle to Jelsa, a fishermen village where you spend the night.

    Meals: B
    Recommended cycling distance: 45 km
    Destinations visited: town Hvar, famous lavender roads, Jelsa  
    Accommodation: 3* or 4* B&B in Jelsa on Island Hvar

  • History and turquoise bays of island Hvar

    Choose a scenic and easier bike ride along Ager or climb and go for a longer ride to the very east of the island. If you choose the shorter ride, you will pedal to Stari Grad, the ancient Greek colony dating back to 4th century BC. Cycle next to numerous charming villages and hamlets, lavender fields and olive groves located inside the UNESCO preserved agricultural plain called Ager. Enjoy a refreshing dip in one of the numerous bays you will pedal by during your bike ride.

    Meals: B
    Recommended cycling distance: 25 km, Max distance: 120 km  
    Destinations visited: UNESCO inscribed Ager, Stari Grad, Vrboska Jelsa  
    Accommodation: 3* or 4* B&B in Jelsa on Island Hvar

  • Beach Golden Horn on island Brač

    A short boat transfer will take you to the island Brač. Bol is a picturesque little town located on the southern coast of the island, just below the highest peak on all Dalmatian islands called Vidova Gora. For today’s ride we suggest a short loop to Murvica, an eco-village surrounded by stunning beaches with a turquoise sea color and Plavac Mali vineyards. A longer and more challenging ride is also possible, but make sure to leave some time in the afternoon to enjoy the beautiful beach Zlatni rat (Golden Horn), one of the most photographed beaches in Croatia.

    Meals: B
    Recommended cycling distance: 12 km, Max distance: 120 km 
    Destinations visited: Stari Grad, Jelsa, Vrboska, UNESCO inscribed plain Ager 
    Accommodation: 3* or 4* B&B in Bol, island Brač

  • Cycle across island Brač

    Make sure you are properly fuelled up after breakfast as you have the longest ride of the week in front of you. Cycle past stone villages, olive groves and coastal roads to the north side of the island. Besides its great beaches, island Brač has a long and treasured tradition in stone excavation and stone masonry.  Parts of the White House in Washington and Diocletian’s Palace in Split are just some of the sites constructed with the famous Brač stone. Enjoy lunch in a small village or hamlet and relax on one of the many pebble beaches just before you catch the boat back to Split, where you spend your final evening. 

    Meals: B
    Recommended cycling distance: 45 km 
    Destinations visited: villages and coastal roads of Island Brač, pebble coves and beaches   
    Accommodation: 3* or 4* B&B in Split

  • Tour end

    Today your tour ends after breakfast.

    Meals: B  
    Accommodation: -


Places visited and stopovers 

2023 Dates and prices

April

Price per person: 1.500,00 €

Single supplement: 265,00 €

May

Price per person: 1.580,00 €

Single supplement: 345,00 €

June

Price per person: 1.580,00 €

Single supplement: 345,00 € 

July and August

Price per person: 1.790,00 €

Single supplement: 555,00 €

September

Price per person: 1.640,00 €

Single supplement: 410,00 €

October

Price per person: 1.540,00 €

Single supplement: 315,00 €

November till March

Price per person: 1.500,00 €

Single supplement: 265,00 €

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Please select exact tour start date (Day 1 of the tour)

Inclusions

What's included

  • Accommodation with breakfast
  • Hybrid bike
  • All ferry/catamaran tickets
  • GPS navigation for setup on mobile phones - (please note we do not provide mobile phone or phone adapter)
  • Maps and descriptions for cycling
  • Maps and descriptions for walking and sightseeing in the historic towns, parks visited and other sites en route.
  • 24/7 support by our office

What's not included

  • Lunches and dinners
  • Admissions to attractions (unless otherwise stated)
  • Gratuities
  • Optional activities 

optional

  • Accommodation type you prefer
  • Airport transfers
  • Kayaking, guided sightseeing tours

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