Tour length
8 days (7 nights)
Tour dates
start any date between April 1 and October 31
Level of activity
Easy and Moderate (25 – 55 km cycling per day)
Terrain
Moderate with some hills

This tour starts on the Korcula island and ends in the beautiful Dubrovnik countryside area of Konavle. During 7 days you will explore the amazing islands, medieval towns, old villages and lovely bays. Croatia is country of 1000 islands, rich history, Mediterranean vegetation and mild climate, one of the best way to explore it is without any doubt on a bike.

The duration of the tour is 8 days (7 nights) and tour is 3 destination based: beginning on the island Korcula where you spend 2 days in circular ride, then you continue traveling down to Dubrovnik where you spend 2 days, after that you cruise to beautiful island Mljet, after 2 days exploring the Mljet you return to Dubrovnik or to Cavtat town where you spend your last day on a tour.

Itinerary

1st Day: Arrive in Dubrovnik, transfer to Korcula, Lumbarda

Warming up route: From Lumbarda to sandy beach and vineyards area - cape Raznic and back. Total route length 20 km, max elevation 50 m, type of the ground; aspfalth, village roads

On arrival at Dubrovnik airport, you will be meet by our agency representative and then transferred by minivan or minibus to port of Orebic on Peljesac peninsula. On arrival in Korcula port you will meet our representative for Korcula who will take care of you for next 2 days.

On Korcula island you will be transferred to Lumbarda and after you get-fitted on you bikes first day you can enjoy a short warm up ride to couple nearby villages.

Night stop: Korcula, Lumbarda.


2nd Day: Korcula cycling

Route: From Lumbarda To Korcula town – from Korcula town to bay of Racisce. The total route length is approximately 40 km, maximum elevation 80 m, type of the ground: asphalt.

Second day on Korcula 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 to Lumbarda.

Night stop: Korcula, Lumbarda.


3rd Day: Travel to Dubrovnik, old town sightseeing walking tour

Today we depart Korcula taking a ferry from Domince to the port of Gruz in Dubrovnik (journey time approximately 3 hours) but in case that there is not any ferry line on depart day from Korcula to Dubrovnik, then we transfer you from Orebic, along peninsula of Peljesac to Dubrovnik. On our way back we stop in small town of Ston for refreshment and stretch our legs, old town Ston is famous by largest European city walls.

Upon arrival in Dubrovnik you will be taken to your accommodation, afternoon is arranged sightseeing walking tour in the historical center with local guide.

Night stop: Dubrovnik.


4th Day: Island Sipan Cycling

Route: from port Sudjuradj Pakljena to Velji Vrh – port Luka and back to Sudjuradj. Total distance (with path to village Do) approx. 20 km, max. elevation 230 m (peak of Velji vrh), type of ground: paved, unpaved roads.

After the breakfast you leave a 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.

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 harbor 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. On arrival in Luka enjoy lunch in one of excellent taverna. You will return to the port of Sudjuradj in the late afternoon and take the ferry back to Dubrovnik.

Night stop: Dubrovnik.


5th Day: Travel to island Mljet, Mljet biking

Mljet biking route 1. (Village Polace - Salt lakes - Vrataosolina - Polace). Total distance approx. 35 km, max. elevation 90 m, type of ground: asphalt, village roads, gravel (paved and unpaved roads)

Today you visit delightful island of Mljet, famous by its natural protected area where are two salt lakes and many historical monuments that date from ancient times.

After breakfast head to port Gruz where you take ferry to Mljet, journey time about 2 hours. Your cycle ride starts in village Polace (famous by ruined Roman Palace) and your route will take you around the salt lakes, through villages, vineyards and pine forest.

Night Stop: Mljet, Polace.


6th Day: Mljet, biking in national park

Mljet biking route 2. (Village Polace – port Sobra - Polace). Total distance approx. 50 km, max. elevation 250 m , type of ground: asphalt.

Second day on Mljet you will have chance to explore much more of this green island, if you look for longer distance then this east – west side island route will be excellent choice to explore other secret parts of this island.

Night Stop: Mljet, Polace .


7th Day: Return to Dubrovnik & cycling in Konavle countryside

Route: Cavtat – Cilipi – Radovcici – Gruda - Zvekovica – Cavtat (circular route, 40 – 55 km). Total distance approx. Up to 55 km, type of ground: asphalt, village roads, gravel (paved and unpaved roads).

During a day you will take a ferry back to Dubrovnik, in Dubrovnik port you meet our agent who will take you to your next accommodation address, rest of the day is on your own, Night Stop: Konavle countyside or Cavtat


8th Day: Tour End

After the breakfast your cycling tour ends in Konavle countryside area or Cavtat, we take you back to Dubrovnik airport according to your flight times.

Rates per person in double occupancy or twin shared bedroom

In off seasons (departures in March-May, October-November)
EUR 660 per person/tour

In off seasons II (departures in May, June, September)
EUR 715 per person/tour

July, August
EUR 795 per person/tour

Bike rental EUR 15 per day

Single supplement (when travel with two or more travellers) EUR 140

If traveller travel alone supplement is EUR 200

Reduction for own bike EUR 105

Extra nights in Dubrovnik: off season EUR 40 per person (BB) in high season EUR 45 per person (BB).

Type of the accommodation: Guest houses (family hotels, pensions), all accommodations include private bathroom.

Meals: 7 x breakfast.


Trip includes:

all lodging, breakfast daily, luggage transfers, local emergency support, transportation as in program, orientation, riding routes with maps, suggestions for visitation and dining, fully equipped rental bike for the duration of the tour, helmets, our assistance when its needed. Trip includes services for the orientation by our local agent for each destination and service of meeting and support during traveling between tour destinations.

Bike

Trek or Gary Fisher, MTB, or Cannondale (road bikes) come equipped with bag, lock, tire repair kit, pump, rack for the panniers. Helmet included, but we recommend that you bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene reasons.


Getting there and other

  • The tour starts and finishes in Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik has international airport with easy connections with other European cities and Croatian capital Zagreb.
  • There is also option that tour start and finish in Split.
  • This tour could last more than 1 week and we also can provide our services in other parts of Dalmatia (Island Hvar, Split etc).
  • In addition other activities can include: sea kayaking, hiking-trekking, multisport itineraries, cultural sightseeing...
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