Croatia by bike : Dalmatian islands and Dubrovnik

from 1 085 € / pers.

Reference : CRO2
8 days / 7 days riding
Difficulty : Moderate
Round trip
From April to October
Departure: daily
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Your cycling tour in Croatia

This tour starts in Dubrovnik countryside : picturesque Konavle! Then, you ride along the Croatian coast and cross the most beautiful dalmatian islands, by alternating short crossings and cycling tours. You discover, for instance, Korcula island and its local food, Mljet island and its National Marine Park, the oldest one in the Mediterranean area but also Sipan island, the largest island of the Elaphite archipelago. Finally, you come back to Dubrovnik, the pearl of the Adriatic.

Old City of Dubrovnik in Croatia The ‘pearl of the Adriatic’, dotted with beautiful Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings had withstood the passage of centuries and survived several earthquakes.

Day 1 : Arrival in Dubrovnik and transfer to Konavle


Meet at Dubrovnik airport and short shuttle to Konavle, fitting the bikes, brief with our representative and, depends of the time, warm up ride in Konavle valley.

Day 2 : Loop tour around Konavle | 40 km or 65 km


This day you will spend cycling in farming area of Dubrovnik, cycling route follows the valley and river Ljuta, villages of Zvekovica (with eventually visit town Cavtat) and group of the villages in Gornja Banda.

Day 3 : Konavle – Peljesac peninsula – Korcula island | 50 km


Shuttle from Konavle to Peljesac peninsula and Korcula island. All those who like longer bike rides can cycle Peljesac peninsula bike route (up to 50 km), this route is very scenic but with some demanding parts. If not cycling along peninsula then it is possible shuttle to Korcula and shorter bike ride on the island. Or you can either choose a shorter option from Putnikovici to Lumbarda.

Day 4 : Loop tour around Korcula | 40 km


We suggest a circular ride from the village Lumbarda to Korcula town where in the old town you can visit Cathedral, house of Marco Polo,…after town sightseeing you will bike along coastal road to picturesque bay of Racisce, after eventually lunch there, you return same road back to Lumbarda.

Day 5 : Korcula – Mljet | 30 km


Head to port Korcula where you take ferry to Mljet (journey time about 30 min), classified as national park  (entrance not included – costs approx. 15-20€ per person). Mljet island is famous for its untouched nature with its two salt water lakes and historical monuments. Your cycle ride starts in village Pomena or Polace (according to your booed accommodation), a two small towns just outside national park territory. Your route will take you around the salt lakes, through villages Babine Kuće and Soline, around lakes back to town Polace or Pomena.

Day 6 : Mljet – Dubrovnik (free day)


Today you depart from Mljet to Dubrovnik, taking a ferry. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik you will be taken to your accommodation. Free afternoon.

Option : possibility to organize a sightseeing walking tour (2h) in the historical centre with local guide.

Day 7 : Loop tour around Sipan | 20 km


You leave Dubrovnik for a day trip to Elafite island Sipan. From your Dubrovnik accommodation you will cycle to port Gruz where bikes are put on board for the crossing to island Sipan. This is ideal day for easy cycling, swimming and relax from the city crowds.
Island Sipan was the residential place of Dubrovnik’s patricians but today is calm and well-preserved typical Dalmatian island. Following the road from Sudjuradj past vineyards and olive groves to Luka, a small harbour on the west of the island. Here you will find many interesting sights to explore: including old churches, summer residential palaces, beautiful pine forests and hidden bays. During afternoon you take a ferry back to Dubrovnik (there are several times that you can choose for return to Dubrovnik).

Day 8 : Departure during the day


Included transfer to Dubrovnik airport.

Select your category

standard category
Reference: CRO2 STD
Low season
  • from April 1st to 30th
    from October 1st to 31st
  • Departure: daily
 
2 persons basis :(price per person)
* Single supplement
1 085 € / pers.
240 € / pers.*
Mid season
  • from May 1st to June 30th
    from September 2nd to 30th
  • Departure: daily
 
2 persons basis :(price per person)
* Single supplement
1 185 € / pers.
240 € / pers.*
High season
  • from July 1st to September 1st
  • Departure: daily
 
2 persons basis :(price per person)
* Single supplement
1 285 € / pers.
240 € / pers.*

Category's details

Including :

• 7 nights with breakfasts (accommodation in a two-person bedroom) in hotels and small family hotels
• Luggage transport during the bike stages
• Equipped cycle rental for 7 days
• Ferry transfers (incl. bikes)
• Transfer from Dubrovnik airport to your hotel (day 1)
• Transfer from Konavle to Peljesac (day 3)
• Transfer from your hotel to Dubrovnik airport (day 8)
• 1 travel folder (per room) including colour maps and detailed route directions (in English)
• Hotline 7 days a week

Not including :

• Dinners / Lunches / Drinks
• Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting
• Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Tranquility Insurance)
• Single room supplement (7 nights included)
• City taxes

According to the category(price per person)

standard category
Reference: CRO2 STD
Extra night in Dubrovnik
(accommodation in a two-person bedroom & breakfast)
* Single supplement
Any season
+ 65 € / pers.
+ 20 € / pers.*

Extras

• Bike discount
If you bring your own bike.
-100 € / pers.
• E-bike supplement
+ 90 € / pers.
• 'Solo' supplement
(in the case of a single person per booking)
+ 240 € / pers.

Your cycle hire

CUBE hybrid bike or similar

Man or Lady frame

  • 1 rear pannier (saddlebag)
  • 1 repair kit
  • 1 pump
  • 1 lock
  • 1 helmet

We always recommend to bring your own helmet for hygienic reasons.

Possibility to rent an electric assistance bike :

CANNONDALE E-bike or similar

E-bike

Universal frame

  • 1 rear pannier (saddlebag)
  • 1 repair kit
  • 1 pump
  • 1 lock
  • 1 helmet

We always recommend to bring your own helmet for hygienic reasons.

Practical details

  • Bikes will be delivered at your arrival at the 1st hotel.
  • Leave rental bikes in your accommodation in Dubrovnik on day 7. We will then pick them up.
> Your journey
> Your arrival in Dubrovnik
> Return

Your journey

An itinerary suited for everyone, even with not much sports practice. On mainly flat terrain with some hills, with distances from 20 to 65 kilometers per day.
Terrain profile : paths and byroads / side roads.
Specific difficulties : heat and peak tourist season during summer.

Your arrival in Dubrovnik

On day 1 : included transfer from Dubrovnik airport to your accommodation in Konavle.

By plane :
Dubrovnik airport.
Included transfer from Dubrovnik airport to your accommodation in Konavle.

Return

On day 8 : included transfer from your accommodation to Dubrovnik airport.