Cycling Week
Holiday Croatia

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance
you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein

ACTIVE VACATION AT IT’S BEST ACTIVE VACATION AT IT’S BEST

We are taking you on a healthy and active exploration of South Dalmatian coast and islands by bike. We will explore beautiful coastal scenes and rich natural, cultural and gastronomic heritage.

Guided by professional guides throughout hundreds of bike roads and paths you will enjoy the most unique experience of an adventure holiday.

8 Days / 7 Nights

Split, Brač, Hvar, Pakleni Islands, Korčula, Pelješac, Dubrovnik

€2050,00

Activity Level: 5/5

Trip program

Day 1

Welcome to Split

Our representative will meet you at the Airport. Transfer from Split airport to town Split is organized by minivan, where the guests are welcomed by their guide and local host. Your cycling adventure begins!

We start with the essentials: bike fitting and safety review. From here we’ll set off to ride along a quiet coastal road and be treated to our first glimpse of the stunning Adriatic. After a leisurely warm up, we’ll return to town with plenty of time to explore the historic city of Split. At the evening, we’ll enjoy a traditional Croatian food at a local restaurant together.

  • Dinner & Overnight: Split
  • Destinations: Split, Marjan Hill
  • Daily Activity: bike fitting, cycling around 9.5 miles (15 km), walking tour of Split
  • Accommodation: guesthouse
Day 2

Cycling Split > Brač Island > Split

After breakfast we will cruise to Brač, the largest island in Dalmatia. Our ride starts on the coastal roads alongside olive groves and vineyards. The precious white marble seen here was excavated and used in the building of The White House, Diocletian’s Palace, and the Budapest Parliament.

After lunch we will visit the Jakšić gallery. The curators pride themselves in keeping the ancient stone cutting tradition alive, while also adding new styles to create unique pieces. Each Jakšić specializes in his/her own craft – Lovre is the master sculptor, Ida, the mother, is the exclusive clothing and jewelry designer, and Dina, the daughter, is the resident painter. After this exclusive experience, we will bike back to Supetar, from where we catch the ferry back to Split.

  • Breakfast & Overnight: Split
  • Lunch: Brač Island
  • Destinations: Split, Brač Island – Supetar
  • Daily Activity: 21 miles (35km) – optional additional ride of 25km
  • Accommodation: guesthouse
Day 3

Cycling Split > Hvar Island

The day is starting with an exclusive walking tour of Diocletian’s palace. Built at the turn of the fourth century BC, the castle offers a fascinating glimpse into this era of local history. Following the tour, we’ll set off on a breath-taking two-hour ferry ride to Hvar Island.

Arriving in Stari Grad, we’ll stop for a quick lunch before we begin our first ride. After you’ll finished with cycling through beautiful lavender fields and olive groves, you’ll have an option to choose between riding or shuttling back to Hvar Town. In evening hours, we’ll enjoy dinner at the charming Konoba Zlatna Školjka (tavern “Golden Shell”).

  • Breakfast: Split
  • Lunch, Dinner & Overnight: Hvar Island
  • Destinations: Split, Hvar Island – Stari Grad & Hvar Town
  • Daily Activity: walking tour of Diocletian palace, 17 miles (27km) – optional additional ride of 20km including 10km of climbing
  • Accommodation: guesthouse
Day 4

Cycling The Hvar Lavender Road

After enjoying a relaxing breakfast, you’ll be gear up to enjoy another stellar ride with unbelievable views of the seas that surround us. Today’s ride takes us through abandoned villages that historically were prominent producers of the lavender products and oils that were once a trademark of Hvar Island.

Soar down to the Stari Grad plain, an UNESCO World Heritage site, you’ll have the opportunity to admire the ancient wine producing valley before arriving at the Tomić Wine Cellar. Here you’ll discover the best red wines coming from Hvar, produced and blended in this modern cellar. From here we will transfer you back to Hvar Town or you can choose to ride the same route back.

Tonight, our private boat will take us to the Pakleni Islands, where we will enjoy dinner in one of the most beautiful bays overlooking endless blue sea in a distant horizon – a dinner you will never forget.

  • Lunch, Dinner & Overnight: Hvar
  • Destinations: Hvar, Stari Grad, Jelsa, Pakleni Islands
  • Daily Activity: 22 miles (35km) – optional additional return ride of 35km
  • Accommodation: guesthouse
Day 5

Cycle through Korčula

On day 5, our private boat takes us across blue waters to Korčula, an ancient Greek colony dating back the fourth-century BC. Landing on the west coast in Vela Luka, we’ll cycle across the island to Korčula Town. Passing through miles of vineyards, we’ll stop to taste the famed local white wines and enjoy a picnic lunch with the Farac family. Here we’ll also sample some of their homemade local products.

Arriving at the fortified Venetian village of Korčula Town, the birthplace of Marco Polo, we’ll have the afternoon to relax on one of the Adriatic’s best beaches and explore the pedestrian-only streets. Tonight, we’ll meet in Korčula Town for our final dinner.

  • Breakfast: Hvar
  • Dinner & Overnight: Korčula
  • Destinations: Korčula Island – Vela Luka, Korčula Town
  • Daily Activity: 29 miles (46km) – optional additional ride of 10km
  • Accommodation: guesthouse
Day 6

Korčula > Dubrovnik

On route to Dubrovnik we’ll discover some of the secrets of the Pelješac peninsula — home to Croatia’s best-known red wines: Dingač and Postup. Stops along the way include a tasting of fresh oysters and a visit the town of Ston, known for the longest fortified city wall in Europe and ancient salt works.

After a brief lunch in Mali Ston, we’ll shuttle to the stonewalls of Dubrovnik, one of the world’s most beautifully preserved medieval cities. Meander through the narrow streets, exploring the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture before bidding farewell to a fantastic week.

  • Breakfast: Korčula
  • Lunch: Mali Ston
  • Overnight: Dubrovnik
  • Meals: breakfast, lunch
  • Destinations: Pelješac Island, Ston, Mali Ston, Dubrovnik
  • Accommodation: guesthouse

*In case of unfavorable weather conditions, we reserve the right to change the itinerary.

Tour details

  • Departure city: Split
  • Sunday to Sunday
  • 2 nights in Split, 2 nights on Hvar, 1 night on Korcula,1 night in Dubrovnik
  • Cycling distance: 8-46km per day
  • Daily activity time: 12h
  • Difficulty level: moderate
  • Experience level: low
  • Number of participants: min 4 - max 16
  • Suggested minimum age: 15
  • Health conditions and limitations: none

Accomodation

Private guesthouse on the islands are licensed and approved for tourists. Rooms are typically shared, with two people per room. Rooms are simple, comfortable, and clean, with private bathroom, bed linens, and towels.

Guesthouses are conveniently located. Everything is within walking distance. Hotel accommodation is also available on request.

*Hotel 3* and 4* accommodation is also available on request.

**Single supplement: €120,00; $130,00; HRK900,00; £90,00

How to pack?

The key to staying comfortable while on an active trip is layering. To get maximum comfort with minimum weight, you need versatile layers that mix and match to create the right amount of insulation, ventilation and weather protection.

This gear list below has been created to help you in choosing your equipment for the trips. Try to bring only what is necessary, this will help you and the field staff.

Provided gear

  • Bicycles
  • Halmets
  • Dry bags
  • Group first aid kit
  • Group bicycle service kit

Your checklist

  • Swimwear
  • Sun hat
  • Bottle of water
  • Footwear: water sandals /
    shoes for kayaking / flip-flops
  • Sunglasses (with retainer strap)
  • Sunblock and lip balm
  • Lightweight towel

Optional accessories

  • Cycling and/or padded gloves
  • Camera & accessories
  • Waterproof camera for kayaking
Day 1

Welcome To Split

Our representative will meet you at the Airport. After a leisurely warm up, we’ll return to town with plenty of time to explore the historic city of Split.

Day 2

Cycling Split > Brač Island > Split

Our ride starts on the coastal roads of Brač island alongside olive groves and vineyards.

Day 3

Cycling Split > Hvar Island

After you’ll finished with cycling through beautiful lavender fields and olive groves, you’ll have an option to choose between riding or shuttling back to Hvar Town.

Day 4

Cycling The Hvar Lavender Road

Today’s ride takes us through abandoned villages that historically were prominent producers of the lavender products and oils that were once a trademark of Hvar Island.

Day 5

Cycling through Korčula

Cycling through miles of vineyards, we’ll stop to taste the famed local white wines and enjoy a picnic lunch with the Farac family.

Day 6

Korčula > Dubrovnik

On route to Dubrovnik we’ll discover some of the secrets of the Pelješac peninsula — home to Croatia’s best-known red wines: Dingač and Postup.

Included in price

  • 7 nights accommodation in private guesthouses
  • Transfers by minivan and boat with assistance
  • English speaking professional cycling guide
  • Fully equipped bicycle with helmet
  • 7 breakfasts  in local restaurants
  • 4 dinners in local restaurant
  • 4 lunches in local restaurant

Not included in price

  • Drinks
  • Additional meals
Rate per person
€2.050,00
$2.385,00 USD
£1.825,00
15.240,00 HRK
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