Tour de Islands of Croatia Cycling Boat Tour

Tour de Islands of Croatia Cycling Boat Tour

Duration:
8 Days

Difficulty:
Easy

From
$2,399

Join us on this incredible Islands of Croatia cycling boat tour.   Sail aboard a premium ship with spacious cabins and gourmet cuisine & wine, whilst enjoying stunning island cruising and amazing daily guided cycling on the beautiful Adriatic islands of Croatia.   This is the cycling trip of a lifetime that will create memories that will last forever.

This is a relatively easy tour in terms of cycling with an average 25-30kms per day - see the brief itinerary below.  You will cruise between the Croatian mainland and the stunning islands north of Split, and visit two National Parks and the islands of Central Dalmatia. The tour starts and ends from lovely Trogir.  Croatia has a beautiful coast with thousands of islands, reefs and bays. Numerous romantic ruins, charming hills, countless natural beauties and phenomena are waiting to be discovered. The list of highlights on this Croatian cycling tour is long, with just a few listed below.

You will sail aboard a premium ship with spacious air conditioned cabins, complete with private ensuite, lot's of open public space for relaxing, reading and resting after your days' cycling.  Meals on board are of a very high standard and are of typical Croatian cuisine.  There is also a bar on board perfect for that post ride G&T after a quick dip off the boat.  What a perfect way to end a day of cycling!

  • Visit the UNESCO protected old town of Trogir (near Split)
  • See Šibenik with its famous cathedral
  • Witness the famous sunsets from the Roman old city of Zadar
  • Feel the power of the incredible National Park Krka-waterfalls
  • Admire the stunningly beauty of the Kornati Islands
  • 8-day trip on a Premium ship with full crew looking after your every need
  • 7 nights in a double cabin below deck with shower/toilet (upgrade to upper deck available)
  • 4 x full board and 3 x half board meals included. Drinks bar available onboard
  • Daily guided cycling tours as described in the itinerary (English/bilingual guides)
  • Overview & maps for the daily tours (on board) if required
  • Entrance fees for the National Parks (group visits only)
  • Bed linen and towels supplied
  • Environmentally friendly cycling water bottle
  • Lightweight fair trade cycling t-shirt

Island of Croatia Cycling Boat Tour Dates 2021:

  • 24 April - 1 May
  • 8 - 15 May
  • 22 - 29 May
  • 5 - 12 June
  • 19 - 26 June
  • 26 June - 3 July
  • 3 - 10 July
  • 17 - 24 July
  • 7 - 14 August
  • 21 - 28 August
  • 4 - 11 September
  • 18 - 25 September
  • 2 - 9 October

Islands of Croatia Cycling Boat Tour Additional Info:

  • Single cabin supplement is $A750 below deck and $A1000 above deck.
  • You can elect to share a same sex cabin to avoid the single supplement subject to availability
  • BYO bikes are acceptable (conditions apply)
  • High quality Hybrid bikes are available at $A125 and can be ordered online when booking.
  • Quality E-bikes are available on all departures at $A250 (limited availability).

COVID Practices

COVID Safe Practices apply to this tour, specifically:

  • All guests are provided with face masks to be worn when in common areas and on any bus transfers
  • All guests are provided with personal hand sanitiser for usage during the tour
  • All equipment is sanitised pre and post every use including bikes and bus surfaces
  • Venues visited (eg accommodation) adhere to COVID safe hygiene and social distancing rules (when last checked)

Trusted Operator
Tour de Vines has been running tours in since 2002 and has been awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 and is now a Hall of Fame inductee. You can be assured we are a quality operator and want nothing more than for you to have an amazing travel experience.

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Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1

Embark your ship at Trogir, first excursion to Rogoznica – a village on a small island. No cycling. Overnight

Day 2

Cycle from Rogoznica to Primošten then boat to the city of Šibenik to spot where the Krka Rivers flows into the Adriatic Sea. Visit the famous cathedral and lovely old town. On the cruise we pass the lower course of the river Krka following the river bend until we reach Skradin. In the port of the village we spend our night. 

Cycling 20kms

Day 3

Start from gorgeous port village of Skradin by boat and on foot to the most famous part of the Krka National Park with its unique waterfalls. Then to Vodice, a well-known holiday town on the Dalmatian mainland to mount our bicycles for a round trip. 

Cycling 20kms

Day 4

Cycle from Vodice to Murter Island passing by old coastal villages, then the boat takes us on a cruise through the National Park Kornati, an archipelago in crystal clear water which is known for its rich aquatic realm. Our destination is the Nature Park Telašćica. In the evening a walk through the park leads us along the stunning cliffs of the island.  Overnight stay on the Island of Dugi Otok. 

Cycling 27kms

Day 5

Today we ride across the whole island, admiring unforgettable vistas of the islands in the deep blue sea. We meet our ship for a crossing to Zadar, which, for centuries, was the political, cultural and spiritual centre of Dalmatia. Our tour guide takes us on an extensive walk through the lanes of the lively and beautiful old town. 

Cycling 25kms

Day 6

Today we cycle the islands Ugljan and Pasman with constant views of the mainland and the ocean. Afterwards our boat cruises to the coral island of Zlarin. 

Cycling 33kms

Day 7

Cruise to the island of Šolta. Olive and fig trees and farmland. The spicy smell of rosemary will follow us throughout the whole tour around the silent island until we reach the village Grohote. Our last cruise takes us back to Trogir. Here we have enough time to visit the world cultural heritage old town. After dinner it is time to say good bye to crew and travel guides. 

Cycling 15kms

Day 8

Sad farewells and onward journey as you say good bye to your new friends and crew.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time of year to visit Croatia?

Croatia tour dates are selected based on the best time to visit the beautiful islands. The coast has a Mediterranean climate with plenty of sunshine year round. Winter is the wet season and summer is the peak season.

What if I want a break from riding?

We encourage all guests to join in and cycle with the group however, on any given day you can always elect to stay aboard the ship, read a book on the sun deck, explore the village the ship is docked in, or get some shopping in at the unique local markets.

Is there anywhere in Trogir you would suggest to stay near where we board the boat?

Here’s a couple of recommendations (more budget well located options):

3 star - Hotel Concordia: https://concordia-hotel.net/

3 star - Hotel Tragos: https://www.tragos.hr/en/

Or in Split (which is only 20 mins drive away well worth staying a night before or after): 

3.5 star - Hotel Slavija: http://www.hotelslavija.hr/ (best option)

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