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  • 8 days
  • April - October
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Biking Dubrovnik countryside and islands

Overview

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 Konavle area where you will spend your 2 last days on a tour.

Highlights:
● Dubrovnik
● Island Šipan
● Island Mljet
● Island Korčula
● Korčula and Lumbarda

Facilities

1.DAY - ARRIVE IN DUBROVNIK, TRANSFER TO ISLAND KORCULA, LUMBARDA 20 km / 13 miles

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.

Overnight: Korcula, Lumbarda.


2. DAY -KORCULA CYCLING 40 km / 26 miles

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.

Overnight: Korcula, Lumbarda.


3. 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.

Overnight: Dubrovnik


4. DAY - ISLAND SIPAN CYCLING 25 km / 16 miles

Route: from port Sudjuradj Pakljena to Velji Vrh – port Luka and back to Sudjuradj
Total distance (with path to village Do) approx. 25 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.

Overnight: Dubrovnik


5. DAY - TRAVEL TO ISLAND MLJET, MLJET CYCLING 35 km / 21 miles

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.

Overnight: Mljet, Polace


6. DAY - MLJET CYCLING IN NATIONAL PARK, RETURN TO KONAVLE AREA 50 km / 31 miles

Mljet biking route 2 (town Polace – Pomena and back 15 km, or town Polace – Blato – Bay Kozarica and back to Polace, 36 km).
Type of ground: asphalt,
Second day on Mljet you will have chance to explore much more of this green island during a morning, (Just a short distance to town Pomena and back 15 km)
Afternoon you take ferry back to Dubrovnik and after ferry ride our driver will take you to Konavle countryside, a picturesque region between Dubrovnik airport and Montenegro border.

Overnight: Konavle countryside or Cavtat


7. DAY - CYCLING IN KONAVLE COUNTRYSIDE up to 55 km / 34 miles

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.
Second option that is harder route is: Village Polace – Blato - kozarica bay and back to Polace (36 km)
Afternoon you take ferry back to Dubrovnik and after ferry ride our driver will take you to Konavle countryside, an picturesque region between Dubrovnik airport and Montenegro border.

Overnight: Konavle countryside or Cavtat


8. 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.

Map

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Essentials

Included

  • All lodging
  • Breakfast daily
  • Luggage transfers
  • Local emergency support
  • Transportation as in program
  • Orientation
  • Riding routes with maps
  • Suggestions for visitation and dining
  • 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
  • Excluded

  • Bike rental with helmet and equipment hybrid/trekking bike EUR 126 per week, E-bike EUR 210 per week
  • Flight tickets
  • Insurance
  • Pickup Instructions

    We can organize transfer from/to Airport Transfers during the tour are included

    Restrictions

    No special cycling skills are required for thisa cycling tour.
    Level of activity: Easy and Moderate (25 – 55 km cycling per day)
    Terrain: Moderate with some hills

    Extras/Upgrades

    Single supplement (when travel with two or more travellers) EUR 140.00
    If traveller travel alone supplement is EUR 200.00
    Extra nights in Dubrovnik: off season ( March, April, May, June, September, October, November, ) EUR 45 per person (BB) in high season (July, August) EUR 50 per person (BB).

    Essentials

    Bring backpack, comfortable clothes, sport shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses.

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