Self-guided Bike Tours

Cycling from Split to Dubrovnik 6 days

Tour Start
Split

Type
Self-Guided

Duration
6 D

Level
Level 3 - Moderate

TOUR INFO

Discover and cycle along the best parts of the Croatian coast. Cycle from Split to Dubrovnik via islands Brač, Hvar, Korčula and Pelješac. 

Spend two evenings in Split, discover the beautiful Diocletian’s Palace, once a great and important Roman site dating back to 300 A.D. Cycle past stone quarries, ancient villages and coastal roads of island Brač, cycle along the UNESCO world heritage site of the Stari Grad Plain and along lavender fields to reach the famous and trendy town of Hvar. Take a boat ride to island Korčula and experience its natural beauties, monasteries, old fisherman villages, ancient stone architecture and wine cellars. Continue biking along peninsula Pelješac, before you reach your final destination; Dubrovnik - the pearl of the Adriatic. Overnight in Split, Hvar and Korčula, the most beautiful Adriatic towns.

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HIGHLIGHTS:
 

  • UNESCO inscribed sites of Diocletian Palace, Stari Grad plain on Island Hvar and Dubrovnik
  • Lavender roads of Hvar, Wine area of Korčula and Pelješac Peninsula, secluded beaches and Adriatic sea
  • Lodging in Split, Hvar and Korčula town
  • Local expertise

GENERAL TOUR INFO:
 

  • Number of nights: 5
  • Tour commences: Split, Croatia. Start time usually around 9 AM (can be adjusted)  
  • Tour ends: Dubrovnik, Croatia. End between 4 and 5 PM
  • Average daily cycling distance: 35 km
  • Road Surface: paved
  • Suitable for families: yes


ITINERARY

  • 1
    Day 1

    Diocletian’s palace and Split town

    Upon your arrival in Split you will meet our representative and get familiar with the area, the most important sites and dining areas. You will get your bike fitted and a briefing on all bike routes and options.
    The most important site of Split is Diocletian’s Palace, inscribed on UNESCO’s World heritage list. Locals have lived and still live in their homes, which are molded into the old walls of the Palace. Within the walls you will find numerous cafes and restaurants serving fresh Mediterranean food! In front of the Palace you might enjoy evening walks along its beautiful waterfront promenade.
    Depending on your arrival, you can enjoy an easy, car-free 20 km bike ride or take a 80 km loop into the interior of the land. 

    Meals: -
    Distance biked: 17 km  -  Moderate option: 35 km  -   Long option: 75 km
    Overnight: Split
    Highlights: Diocletian’s palace, Marjan hill, Split 


  • 2
    Day 2

    Coastal and inland rides on Brač Island

    Today you depart for Brač Island, the biggest and highest of all central Dalmatian islands.
    There you can expect various riding options and distances, from easy 25 km to big 80 km+ loop rides, fisherman villages, museums and art gallery. Island Brač is famous for its stone - the White house in Washington and Diocletian’s palace are just some sites that were built with that stone! All the ancient villages and towns on Brač are kind of an exhibition of fine stone work! Whatever you choose you will have great views on the mainland and ride along olive groves and vineyards! Return to Split with the late afternoon ferry.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Distance biked: 35 km  -  Short option: 28 km   
    Overnight: Split
    Highlights: Island Brač, ancient inland villages and coastal towns, art galleries and museums, laid back island lifestyle


  • 3
    Day 3

    Lavender roads, UNESCO sites and Hvar town

    After the ferry ride from Split to Hvar, we suggest an easy morning ride around the UNESCO site of Stari Grad. Stari Grad (Old town) is an ancient Greek colony dating back to 400 B.C. Besides historical sites, you will discover quiet, charming towns and roads where you will bike along beautiful gardens, the coast and olive groves. For the afternoon bike ride, take the famous and probably most beautiful road along lavender fields to reach town Hvar.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Distance biked: 45 km  -  Short option: 20 km
    Overnight: Hvar town
    Highlights: Jelsa, Vrboska and many small villages, Stari Grad, UNESCO site of Stari Grad plain, museums, beaches, lavender fields, Hvar town


  • 4
    Day 4

    Speed boat to Korčula Island

    Start the day with another boat transfer. This time you depart for Island Korčula. Your bike ride on island Korčula is about 46 kilometres away from the town of Korčula. The island was very early populated, even before Greek times and evidences can be seen on your ride! During its history the Venetians chose the northern shores of the island to build a walled city that was of high importance to their power in that area. Thanks to them, we have now the most magnificent walled old town of Korčula that is still preserved and almost architecturally untouched for centuries, which will be your place to stay for the next 2 nights. Enjoy the scenic southern side of the island, with amazing views on beautiful hidden beaches and coves, ride along small villages and hamlets and stop in some of the few great local konoba (tavern) for amazing locally prepared food!

    Meals: Breakfast
    Distance biked: 46 km  -  Long option: 55 km
    Overnight: Korčula town
    Highlights: private boat ride, Korčula town, island Korčula, coastal ride, charming little villages, vineyards, local restaurants


  • 5
    Day 5

    Korčula's beaches and unique vineyards

    As you stay for another day in Korčula take a chance to explore the island of Korčula; its hidden coves, beautiful old towns, unique small villages and dark pine forests that cover the island. There are a few loop options today. Whatever you choose, you will be making your way past vineyards, olive groves and along the beautiful coast of the island. Taste traditional food like homemade gnocchi, homemade macaroni, pašticada....and other meals which have been traditionally prepared by the locals for centuries.... Some of the best Croatian white wines are produced on this island, which will just add flavor to your lunch or dinner. Did we mention Marco Polo was born here and has started his life journey from Korčula?

    Meals: Breakfast
    Distance biked: 36 km  -  Short option: 24 km  -  Long option: 85 km
    Overnight:  Korčula town
    Highlights: Korčula town, island Korčula, coastal ride, charming little villages, vineyards, local restaurants and wineries


  • 6
    Day 6

    Wine roads of Pelješac and Dubrovnik

    Today, for your final ride, you will cruise along the Pelješac peninsula and ride along the vineyards of Dingač and Postup, made from the Plavac Mali vines, the close cousin to Zinfandel of California and Primitivo from Calabria. There are many wineries you can visit along the ride. Enjoy the great views Pelješac offers, the islands Mljet and Korčula on your right and the mainland on your left. The ride today has a couple of hills, beautiful coastal ride, vineyards along the way… Your final bike destination is Ston, from where you will be transferred to Dubrovnik. Ston, the salt producing village on Pelješac peninsula was built in the 14th century and has the longest fortified walls in Europe - 5.5 km. Ston was an important town for the Dubrovnik Republic, which was the strongest and most prosperous in the 14th century which you are about to discover.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Distance biked: 60 km
    Overnight: on your own in Dubrovnik
    Highlights: Peninsula Pelješac, Ston and Dubrovnik


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Accommodation

races

Comfort

Bed and breakfast or various private accommodation with breakfast provided. 3* standard.

races

Classic

3* and 4* star accommodation

races

Premier

4* accommodation

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Exclusive

4* and 5* accommodation

Prices and Dates

COMFORT (B&B accom.)  2021
Period 01.04.-28.04. 29.04.-28.05. 29.05.-28.06. 29.06.-31.08. 01.09.-30.09. 01.10.-31.10.
Price per person        1.440,00 €         1.535,00 €         1.580,00 €         1.720,00 €         1.620,00 €         1.505,00 € 
Single supplement           215,00 €            250,00 €            280,00 €            325,00 €            305,00 €            250,00 € 

The price includes: 

  • 5-day accommodation and breakfast
  • 6-day bike rental (road, hybrid or tandem bike) + lock, pump, spare tube, helmet and patch kit, rear rack bag
  • Our assistance which consists of bike fitting, detailed briefing with description of places you will be visiting en route, lunch options, marked map with options for shorter or longer routes
  • All ferry tickets during the tour
  • Luggage transfers
  • Great custom build hybrid or road bikes and professional bike fitting
  • Daily maps 
  • GPS navigation for setup on mobile phones - (please note we do not provide mobile phone or phone adapter for the bike)
  • Bike water bottles (to be kept as a souvenir), small bike bag and a helmet
  • Travel planning assistance, pre-tour information, pre-post tour hotel/travel reservations or suggestions
  • Carefree holidays experienced with the best adventure company in Croatia

 

The price does not include:

  • Travel insurance
  • Shuttles during the riding time
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Assistance during the ride
  • E-bike supplement (140,00 €)
  • Airport transfers
CLASSIC (3* and 4* accom.)  2021
Period 01.04.-28.04. 29.04.-28.05. 29.05.-28.06. 29.06.-31.08. 01.09.-30.09. 01.10.-31.10.
Price per person        1.635,00 €         1.825,00 €         1.935,00 €         2.040,00 €         1.990,00 €         1.730,00 € 
Single supplement           360,00 €            500,00 €            600,00 €            670,00 €            560,00 €            385,00 € 

The price includes: 

  • 5-day accommodation and breakfast
  • 6-day bike rental (road, hybrid or tandem bike) + lock, pump, spare tube, helmet and patch kit, rear rack bag
  • Our assistance which consists of bike fitting, detailed briefing with description of places you will be visiting en route, lunch options, marked map with options for shorter or longer routes
  • All ferry tickets during the tour
  • Luggage transfers
  • Great custom build hybrid or road bikes and professional bike fitting
  • Daily maps 
  • GPS navigation for setup on mobile phones - (please note we do not provide mobile phone or phone adapter for the bike)
  • Bike water bottles (to be kept as a souvenir), small bike bag and a helmet
  • Travel planning assistance, pre-tour information, pre-post tour hotel/travel reservations or suggestions
  • Carefree holidays experienced with the best adventure company in Croatia

 

The price does not include:

  • Travel insurance
  • Shuttles during the riding time
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Assistance during the ride
  • E-bike supplement (140,00 €)
  • Airport transfers
PREMIERE (4* accom.)  2021
Period 01.04.-28.04. 29.04.-28.05. 29.05.-28.06. 29.06.-31.08. 01.09.-30.09. 01.10.-31.10.
Price per person        1.915,00 €         2.110,00 €         2.270,00 €         2.405,00 €         2.370,00 €         2.045,00 € 
Single supplement            515,00 €            635,00 €            735,00 €            930,00 €            860,00 €            565,00 € 

The price includes: 

  • 5-day accommodation and breakfast
  • 6-day bike rental (road, hybrid or tandem bike) + lock, pump, spare tube, helmet and patch kit, rear rack bag
  • Our assistance which consists of bike fitting, detailed briefing with description of places you will be visiting en route, lunch options, marked map with options for shorter or longer routes
  • All ferry tickets during the tour
  • Luggage transfers
  • Great custom build hybrid or road bikes and professional bike fitting
  • Daily maps 
  • GPS navigation for setup on mobile phones - (please note we do not provide mobile phone or phone adapter for the bike)
  • Bike water bottles (to be kept as a souvenir), small bike bag and a helmet
  • Travel planning assistance, pre-tour information, pre-post tour hotel/travel reservations or suggestions
  • Carefree holidays experienced with the best adventure company in Croatia

 

The price does not include:

  • Travel insurance
  • Shuttles during the riding time
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Assistance during the ride
  • E-bike supplement (140,00 €)
  • Airport transfers
EXCLUSIVE (4* and 5* accom.) 2021
Period 01.04.-28.04. 29.04.-28.05. 29.05.-28.06. 29.06.-31.08. 01.09.-30.09. 01.10.-31.10.
Price per person        2.400,00 €         2.585,00 €         3.030,00 €         3.040,00 €         3.040,00 €         2.600,00 € 
Single supplement         1.030,00 €         1.115,00 €         1.390,00 €         1.410,00 €         1.410,00 €         1.160,00 € 

The price includes: 

  • 5-day accommodation and breakfast
  • 6-day bike rental (road, hybrid or tandem bike) + lock, pump, spare tube, helmet and patch kit, rear rack bag
  • Our assistance which consists of bike fitting, detailed briefing with description of places you will be visiting en route, lunch options, marked map with options for shorter or longer routes
  • All ferry tickets during the tour
  • Luggage transfers
  • Great custom build hybrid or road bikes and professional bike fitting
  • Daily maps 
  • GPS navigation for setup on mobile phones - (please note we do not provide mobile phone or phone adapter for the bike)
  • Bike water bottles (to be kept as a souvenir), small bike bag and a helmet
  • Travel planning assistance, pre-tour information, pre-post tour hotel/travel reservations or suggestions
  • Carefree holidays experienced with the best adventure company in Croatia

 

The price does not include:

  • Travel insurance
  • Shuttles during the riding time
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Assistance during the ride
  • E-bike supplement (140,00 €)
  • Airport transfers

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