Unforgettable cycling in

Northern Dalmatia 

Unforgettable cycling in
Northern Dalmatia

Cycle Croatia North Islands and Kvarner

CROATIA |  CYCLING HOLIDAY  | BIKE TOURING  | 2024

 

Cycling holidays in Croatia with islands hopping and cycling through typical north Dalmatian islands' landscapes. A true Kvarner Bay, North Dalmatian and Kvarner bay cycling delight. Visit Krka National Park - The most beautiful nature park in Croatia!

Cycling holidays - self guided cycling tour - in Dalmatia begins in Opatija - Lovran and ends in Split, exploring amazing Croatian islands of Cres, Pag, Rab, Krk, Ugljan ... and coastlines, medieval towns, old villages and picturesque bays. A true North Dalmatian and Kvarner bay cycling delight. 

The North Dalmatian Coast with Kvarner bay on the north is one of the true wonders of Europe, with the clearest waters in the Adriatic Sea, magnificent historic, nature and cultural interest. Experiencing this special region by bike is by far the most rewarding way to travel. Exploring small fishing villages and the stunning Dalmatian and Kvarner bay coastal landscapes. The magical towns of Šibenik, Trogir, Zadar and Split. Enjoying the regional cuisine and relaxing at night in your self contained apartment. Visit Krka National Park - The most beautiful nature park in Croatia!

 

Facts:

  • Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
  • Activity: Cycling - Touring / e-bike tour 
  • Length: 380 km / Elevation: +2200 m 
  • Grade: Easy to Moderate.
  • Accommodation: Small Hotels *** and Private Accommodations ***
  • Date: From April 15th to October 30th. 
  • Booking: Any day of the week.
  • Start of the tour: Arrival city is Opatija or Lovran, Croatia.
  • End of the tour: Split, Croatia.
  • Price: 1.280,00 €/person (self guided tour, min. 3 people in group); 1.380,00 €/person (self guided tour, min. 2 people in group).

Note: At LIFE Bike we specialise in designing epic bike tours. We are committed to seeking out the very best in everything for our guests that only the knowledge and experience of our local team can provide. This Cycling Holiday - Tour is designed by our great team members and passionated cyclist back in 2014. In the following years, we updated and developed it into one of the best cycling options in North Dalmatia and Kvarner Bay. You can also find this cycling tour at our partner agencies around the world, or you can simply book it with us. 

 

Want to do a private guided group? We can organise a private guide group from just 4 bikers with our experienced and licensed guides. Please, contact us.

From 1.280,00 €

8 Days

Cycling

INFORMATION

Difficulty: Moderate.

Bike skill level: Intermediate+

Bike fitness level: Level 3 (7 is max)

EXPERIENCE

Cycling north Croatian Islands and Kvarner bay is unforgettable experience.

WHEN TO GO / DATE

April 15th - October 30th

START / END LOCATION

Opatija, Croatia 

Split, Croatia

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OPATIJA TO CRES TOWN

PERFECT WARM UP

  • Morning introductory meeting in Opatija or Lovran - "face to face meeting"
  • Kvarner and Cres island cycling tour - exploring a dynamic island!
  • Afternoon ferry transfer to Cres Island.
  • Hotel in Cres town, ***/****
  • 45 km / +450m / 3–5 hours
  • Tarmac 100%
  • The Best of Kvarner Bay.

CRES ISLAND TO KRK ISLAND

EXPLORING A FORGOTTEN ISLAND

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Cres and Krk Island Cycling tour.
  • Morning/Afternoon ferry to Krk Island.
  • Hotel in Krk town, ***/****
  • 36 km / +350m / 3–4 hours
  • Tarmac 100%.
  • A special Kvarner Bay experience.

KRK AND RAB ISLAND RIDE

GREAT CYCLING TWO ISLAND DAY

  • Breakfast in hotel, Krk.
  • Ferry transfer from Krk to Rab island.
  • Krk and Rab Island Cycling tour - From east side beaches to the far west side of Island.
  • Overnight Hotel Rab***.
  • 35 km / +380m / 5–6 hours
  • Tarmac 100%
  • The Best backroads and places of Rab Island.

CYCLING RAB TO PAG ISLAND

RIDING ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MOON

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Cycling tour: riding from Rab town to the end of island ... then Cycling on the magic Pag island.
  • Ferry from Rab island and ferry transfer to Pag island.
  • Overnight Hotel***
  • 50 km / +450m / 5–6 hours
  • Tarmac 95%, fine gravel roads 5%

PAG TO ZADAR

NORTH DALMATIAN CYCLING POETRY

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Cycling tour: Riding from Pag town on pag island to Zadar.
  • Overnight Hotel***
  • 52 km | +350m | 4–5 hours
  • Tarmac 95% | fine gravel road 5%

UGLJAN AND PAŠMAN ISLAND CYCLING

AMAZING CYCLING ADVENTURE

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Morning ferry transfer from Zadar to Ugljan island.
  • Cycling tour: Ugljan and Pašman island tour.
  • An extraordinary cycling experience on a special islands of the Adriatic Sea!
  • Afternoon ferry transfer to Biograd na Moru.
  • Overnight Hotel or private apartment, Pirovac ***
  • 55 km | +450m | 5–6 hours
  • Tarmac 100%

KRKA NATIONAL PARK

CYCLING ALL THE WAY DOWN TO ŠIBENIK

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Cycling tour: Riding to Šibenik via Krka National Park. - An extraordinary experience!
  • 45 km / +250 / 4–5 hours
  • Tarmac 90%, fine gravel road 10%

ŠIBENIK TO TROGIR AND SPLIT

CYCLING AROUND OLD CITIES OF DALMATIA

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Cycling tour: From Šibenik old town to beautiful Trogir old town.
  • Ferry from Čiovo to Split old town.
  • 60 km / +450 / 4–5 hours
  • Tarmac 100%

WHY RIDE THIS CYCLING TOUR

  • Experience the breathtaking scenery of the North Dalmatian Islands.
  • Unique Cycling backroads on Rab, Pag, Ugljan, Krk and Šolta Islands.
  • The island of Rab – Croatia's one of Best kept Secret!
  • Explore Šibenik, Zadar, Trogor and Split by foot around the old town.
  • Stay in charming Mediterranean accommodations.
  • Taste the richness of the North Dalmatian culinary.
  • Breathe in the magical and natural scents of Krk Island.
  • Great riding and exploring everything you love about the pristine cycling journey.
  • Enjoy riding on backroads in Kvarner Bay and Dalmatia.
  • Welcoming hosts and expert.
  • Only the best cycling itinerary prepared by us. - 24 years of experiences in Croatia.

CYCLING CROATIA NORTH ISLANDS AND KVARNER BAY MAP

PRICE INCLUDES -  SELF GUIDED TOUR

Included in the price:

  • Full organisation of the cycling tour.
  • Introductory briefing in Opatija or Lovran on day 1 (morning - face to face).
  • Self Guided LIFE Booklet with detailed itinerary and route instructions, ferry tickets with timetables and details with all vouchers for accommodations, ...
  • GPS routes/tracks (all stages - all days).
  • APP for navigation (login with phone or tablet) and phone holder.
  • Emergency contact number and 24/7 support.
  • Daily collaboration and tracking on the communication app - additional customer support.
  • 7 nights in 3*/4* hotels and private accommodation with breakfast.
  • All sea transfers (ferry) according to the itinerary: Brestova to Porezina; Merag to Valbiska; Valbiska to Lopar, ...
  • 8-day rental of Trek DS touring bike with helmet, lock, pump, spare tube, chain lube and repair kit.
  • Ortlieb waterproof side bags for luggage (2x20l).
  • Main luggage transfer from Opatija/Lovran to 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.

 

Surcharges:

  • High season (June 1st to September 30th): 290 €/person
  • Single supplement: 560 €

 

Optional extras:

  • * Bike rental: E-touring bike: 40 €/day/bike
  • Private luggage transfer: Not available.


* e-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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