An exceptional cycling

experience of beautiful islands

An exceptional cycling
experience of beautiful islands

Bikepacking Croatian Three Wonderland Islands - Brač, Hvar and Korčula

CROATIA | BIKING TOUR | MTB OR GRAVEL CYCLING | BIKEPACKING CROATIA SOUTH ISLANDS | 2024

 

5-day cycling tour in Croatia's Dalmatian Islands. A true bikepacking experience on the southern part of the Adriatic with rides on enjoyable backroads and fine+fast gravel roads. Enjoy local gourmet and untouched nature surpluses. 

Explore the beautiful Dalmatian islands of Hvar, Brač and Korčula. Explore the coast, famous beaches of the Adriatic and medieval towns by bike. A moderately paced cycling - bikepacking - tour with four days of cycling: approximately 52-58 km per day. A truly charming cycling tour of the southern Mediterranean.

 

Facts:

  • Duration: 5 days / 4 nights.
  • Activity: Gravel cycling / E-biking / Bikepacking / MTB
  • Length: 225 km / Elevation: +2300 m 
  • Road surface: Tarmac and some fine gravel roads.
  • Grade: Moderate.
  • Accommodation: Small Hotels ***/****
  • Date: From April 15th to October 30th. 
  • Booking: Any day of the week.
  • Start of the tour: Arrival city is Split.
  • End of the tour: Split, Croatia.
  • Price: 695,00€/person (self guided tour, min. 2 people in group)
  • Note: This cycling tour involves riding on backroads and on side gravel roads.

 

Want to do a private guided group? We can organise a privately guided group for 4 bikers or more with our experienced and licensed guides. Please, contact us for an offer and further details.

 

Note: At LIFE Bike we specialise in designing epic tours. We are committed to seeking out the very best in everything we offer to our guests, which can be provided only by the knowledge and experience of our local team. This wonderful South Croatian Islands Cycling tour was designed by our great team members and passionate bikers back in 2020.

695,00 €

5 Days

Gravel Cycling / Bikepacking / mtb

INFORMATION

Difficulty: Moderate.

Bike skill level: Intermediate+

Bike fitness level: Level 4 (7 is max)

EXPERIENCE

Bikepacking Wonderful Croatian Islands is a unforgettable biking experience in Croatia.

WHEN TO GO / DATE

April 15th - October 30th

START / END LOCATION

Split, Croatia 

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SPLIT / HOME OF THE ROMAN EMPEROR'S DIOCLETIAN PALACE

PERFECT WARM UP

  • Morning or afternoon introductory meeting in Split.
  • Coastal cycling and/or Marjan Nature Park.
  • Old town walking tour.
  • Hotel***/****, Split.
  • Optional 1: 15km / +270m / 1-2 hours
  • Optional 2: 35km / +380m / 2-3 hours
  • Optional 3: Easy walk around old town and/or Marjan Nature Park.

BRAČ ISLAND - WHITE STONE RIDE

AMAZING RIDE ON A TRUE DALMATIAN ISLAND

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Ferry transfer from Split to Supetar (Brač Island).
  • Bike tour: Brač east side: Biking from Supetar to Bol via Postira, Pražnica, Humac village, Vidova gora, Pustinja Blaca ...
  • Overnight Hotel Bol ***.
  • 55.5 km / +850m / 5-6 hours
  • Gravel road 30% | tarmac 70%.
  • Perfect warm up day with great ride on fast gravel roads.

BRAČ ISLAND AND MAKARSKA RIVIERA RIDE

EXCEPTIONAL, FULL OF EXPERIENCED DYNAMICS

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Bike tour: Brač east side of island and well-known Makarska: Cycling from Bol to Sumartin and to Makarska. Then cycling from Makarska to Drvenik.
  • Overnight Hotel around Drvenik ***.
  • 52 km | +700m | 4-6 hours
  • Gravel roads 20% | tarmac 80%

HVAR ISLAND - CYCLING ALONG A REMOTE LIMESTONE RIDGE

HEAVENLY RIDE

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Ferry transfer from Drvenik to Sučuraj (Hvar island).
  • Bike tour: Riding from Sučuraj to Hvar Town - Along the entire island of Hvar.
  • Overnight Hotel ***/****, Hvar town.
  • 69 km / +1350m / 5-6 hours
  • Gravel roads 50% | fine tarmac 30% | rough tarmac 20%.

KORČULA ISLAND - DISCOVERING THE NEW

RIDING ALONG THE ENTIRE ISLAND EAST SIDE

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Catamaran transfer from Hvar (Hvar island) to Korčula (Korčula island).
  • Bike tour: Riding from Korčula town to Babina and to Vela Luka, along the entire island of Korčula.
  • Afternoon ferry transfer from Vela Luka to Split.
  • 45 km | +680m | 4–5 hours
  • Gravel roads 20% | fine tarmac 50% | rough tarmac 20%

WHY RIDE THIS CYCLING TOUR

  • Experience the breathtaking scenery of the Dalmatian Islands.
  • Unique backroads and fine gravel roads on famous Brač, Hvar and Korčula Islands.
  • Beautiful coastal towns of Bol, Hvar, Korčula, Makarska, ...
  • The island of Hvar – The queen of the Croatia's Dalmatian islands.
  • Explore Split old town.
  • Stay in charming Mediterranean accommodations.
  • Taste the richness of the Dalmatian culinary.
  • Great riding and exploring everything you love about the pristine biking journey.
  • Enjoy riding on fine - fast gravel roads and backroads.
  • Welcoming hosts and expert for cycling.
  • Only the best cycling itinerary prepared by us. - 24 years of experiences in Croatia.

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PRICE INCLUDES -  SELF GUIDED TOUR

Included in the price:

  • Full organization of the cycling tour.
  • Introductory briefing in Split on day 1 - face to face.
  • Self Guided LIFE Booklet with detailed itinerary and route instructions, ferry and catamaran tickets with timetables and details with all vouchers for accommodations, private transfers ...
  • GPS routes/tracks (all stages - days).
  • APP for navigation (login with phone or tablet) and phone holder.
  • Emergency contact number and 24/7 support.
  • 4 nights in 3*/4* small hotels and private accommodation with breakfast.
  • All sea transfers (ferry and catamaran) according to the itinerary: Split - Brač - Makarska - Hvar - Korčula - Split.
  • Ferry transfer from Split to Supertar (Brač island); Ferry transfer from Sumartin to Makarska; Ferry transfer from Drvenik to Sučuraj; Ferry transfer from Vela Luka to Split and Catamaran transfer from Hvar (Hvar island) to Korčula (Korčula Island).
  • Main luggage depo in Split.
  • Tourist tax and VAT.

Not included in the price: Travel to Croatia (the start point of the tour) / Food and drinks: all food and drinks, except breakfast / Items of personal nature / Travel Insurance / Bikes and equipment

 

Surcharges:

  • High season (June 1st to Sept. 30th): 180 €/person 
  • Single supplement: 390 €

 

Optional extras:

  • *Bike rental: Trek MTB Marlin: 20 €/day/bike
  • *Bike rental: E-MTb Trek Powerfly 5 or Specialized: 40 €/day/bike
  • *Bike rental: Trek Checkpoint ALR4: 40 €/day/bike
  • Ortlieb bike-packing bags - full: 80 €/tour
  • Bike panniers - classic (2x20L): 40 €/tour

 

* Bike rental includes: bike rental with helmet, lock, pump, spare tube, Squirt chain lube and repair kit.

YOUR TRAVEL AND BIKE EXPERT

YOUR TRAVEL AND BIKE EXPERT

Every company needs a responsible person behind the scenes. Every cycling tour needs a person who knows the destination, who knows more about cycling, who is also a passionate cyclist and dedicated to cycling. Matej, who has been working in cycling for two decades, is there for you and with you on your biking tour. He has excellent knowledge of destinations in Slovenia, Croatia, Austria, Italy and elsewhere in the Balkans. He is the creator of the following cycling events: Human Fish Gravel, Bled Bike Festival, Women Ride Together Day, Gravel Epic, ... and the creator of more than 100 cycling routes, products and programs.

He advises on many destinations regarding cycling content and cooperates with the economic sector in the development of cycling routes, contents, concepts and organization of cycling events. He is here mainly for you, to offer advice, to brief you before the tour and to be, with the rest of Life Bike team, the greatest possible help to you and your fellow travellers on your bike tour. Welcome!

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