Dalmatia Self-guided Cycling Tour

Those of you who prefer to make your own way are given the navigation and full details in the information pack to allow you to do so. Moreover, the tour can be tailor made to suit your preferences. Rely on us fully to make your riding holiday extra special.

Tour Highlights

  • Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian.
  • Historic island town of Hvar - one of the world’s most beautiful islands.
  • The island of Korcula, famous for its white wines, beautiful old towns.
  • Explore Dalmatian Coast by bike, with breathtaking sapphire sea views.
  • Discover Dubrovnik, an architectural masterpiece with turrets, spires and tiled roofs.

From it's roman time until today Dalmatian nature and heritage remained well preserved and unspoiled. Dalmatia is said to have the clearest waters in the Mediterranean, and since it is undoubtedly packed with historic and cultural interest, cycling through its islands becomes a unique experience. Dalmatian islands are the true pearls in the crown of Dalmatia. Dalmatian islands will strike you with their cultural heritage and natural beauty - on our aromatic cycling journey, we’ll take you from Split to the islands of Korčula, Brač, Hvar and Penninsula Pelješac by exploring its little roads, vineyards,crystal blue bays, unspoiled nature and rich tradition.

From $ 2000
Activity Level Active non-riders are welcome
Duration 7 days / 6 nights in luxury 4 star hotels
Start / End Split / Dubrovnik
Daily Mileage 21 - 28/36 miles
Daily Biking 3-6 hours
Meals All breakfast, Oyster and mussel tasting

Itinerary Map

Day 1

Arrival Split

Welcome drink and tour briefing will be on Hotel Jupiter terrace during afternoon hours.
Day 2

Ancient Towns of Island of Brac 24 - 42 mi. Split - Supetar – Sutivan - Nerezišća - Vidova gora - Splitska - Supetar - Split Show more detail Hide more detail

Bike fitting, checking equipment and ferry transfer to the island of Brač (45 min). We start our ride from Supetar along the coast, following a quieter road passing through the olive trees and ancient villages. Today you can choose between 24 miles or 42 miles bike ride.
Day 3

Island of Hvar 21-31 mi. Split Stari Grad - Vrbanj - Pitve - Jelsa - Vrboska - Stari Grad - Hvar Show more detail Hide more detail

Today’s ride begins at Stari Grad, and passes through the towns of Vrbanj and Svirče to reach the town of Jelsa, where you can enjoy wine tasting and a snack in one of Hvar’s best wineries. After Jelsa we will continue along the coastal road for Vrboska. We return to Stari Grad, passing through the 2400-year old Stari Grad fields (under UNESCO protection). This is followed by a climb to Brusje and a descent overlooking the surrounding islands as we enter into the town of Hvar and reach our hotel. Cycling options 21 miles / 31 miles.

Accommodation Amfora Beach Resort

Day 4

Island of Korčula 28-36 mi. Hvar - Vela Luka - Blato - Smokvica - Korčula Show more detail Hide more detail

After speedboat transfer, we're coming to the Island of Korčula. From Vela Luka, we start cycling to the town Korčula passing trough old villages and vineyards of Pošip with views to the Islands of Vis and Lastovo. The ride ends with a long descent to Korčula. You'll have enough time exploring Marco Polo's town. Cycling options 28 miles / 36 miles.

Accommodation Hotel Marco Polo

Day 5

Island of Korčula 21 - 28 mi. Korčula - Žrnovo - Pupunat - Kneze - Račišće - Kneze - Korčula - Lumbarda Show more detail Hide more detail

Today’s ride you can start a little later to give you the chance to enjoy a morning coffee with a view of the Korčula Old Town. The ride starts from the hotel, and we have two options: a circular tour with climbs and stunning views over the Pelješac Channel, or an easier coastal tour without climbs.

Accommodation Hotel Marco Polo

Day 6

Peninsula Pelješac and Dubrovnik 23-37 mi. Korčula - Orebić - Postup - Podobuče - Potomje - Trstenik - Žuljana - Ston - Dubrovnik Show more detail Hide more detail

We have left the best day for last, so today after ferry transfer to Orebić we start climbing to the ridge of Pelješac and begin riding inland through the “Plavac mali” wine roads. We’ll finish our cycling adventure in Žuljana Bay, have a swim and take a van transfer, or you can continue cycling more 15 miles to Ston to enjoy oyster and mussel tasting. After the meal, we will travel by van to Dubrovnik; the drive is about 45 minutes.

Accommodation Hotel Adria

Day 7

Dubrovnik Departure Show more detail Hide more detail

Breakfast and then check out. We recommend you spend a few extra days in Dubrovnik, to take in all its amazing sights.

Accomodation

Luxury Hotel Jupiter

This small lifestyle hotel with 24 tastefully decorated rooms is situated in the heart of 1700 years old Diocletian's Palace.

Amfora Beach Resort

Tucked away in a tranquil bay, surrounded by a lush pine grove, and only a short ten minute walk from the historic city of Hvar, Amfora.

Hotel Marco Polo

Hotel Marco Polo is a completely renovated hotel located directly on the coast, in a small bay across the old town of Korčula, a town of the most famous world traveler, diplomat and explorer of the

Hotel Adria

Hotel Adria will undoubtedly meet your expectations. New, modern, decorated hotel, is situated in an excellent location and has a view on Elafiti islands, the coast of Gruž and bay of Lapad.

What's Included

Come & Go

  • Exceptional customer service and unforgetable experience.
  • Delivery of your luggage to your hotel room each day.
  • All private boat and ferry transfers.
  • Transfer from Ston to Dubrovnik.

On the road

  • BIKE RENTAL of quality Trek 7.4 Fx or Trek 1.5 series bikes equipped with handlebar bags helmets, Garmin Edge Explore 1000 GPS and bike repair kit. High quality road and E-Bikes are available upon request at an additional charge.
  • Water bottles (to take as souvenirs).
  • Assistance if necessary (you will be provided with our local rep’s cell/mobile number).
  • Bike fitting, route note, maps and marked routes with options for shorter or longer route.

Stay & Sleep

  • Welcome drink and Orientation meeting and on Day 1.
  • 6 nights accommodation in luxury 4 star hotels.
  • Breakfast for 6 days.
  • Oyster and Mussels tasting with drinks.

Other

  • An unforgettable experience !

What's not included

Airfare

  • The price does not include flights.

Insurance

  • The price does not include travel and cancellation insurances.

Transportation

  • Shuttles during the ride.

Wine & Dine

  • Lunches and dinners.