Croatia Island Hopping | Guided Bike & Boat Tour

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8 days - 7 nights
Departure : Trogir
Departure : Trogir

Description of Croatia Island Hopping | Guided Bike & Boat Tour

The Island Hopping Guided Tour is a “Croatia Bike and Boat” journey across Southern Dalmatia. It’s a guided tour that seamlessly blends cycling and sailing. This adventure takes you through the heart of picturesque small towns and mesmerizing island vistas. Discover the charm of islands like Brač, Korčula, Šolta, and the enchanting lavender-scented Hvar. Wander through Hvar’s historical town, dominated by its grand fortress, and soak up the artsy vibe in Stari Grad.

This adventure doesn’t just limit itself to the islands. It also includes visits to the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Trogir and Split, cities famed for their breathtaking beauty and rich histories. While on this tour, indulge in the flavors of Dalmatia, including the region’s famed wines, affectionately known as ‘gods droplet’.

Keep in mind that the itinerary may vary due to factors like weather conditions and logistical needs, sometimes happening in reverse.

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What to Expect Cycling through the Islands of Dalmatia

  • Exploring the Kvarner Bay IslandsThe serene coves and crystal-clear waters with the landscapes of Kvarner Bay.
  • Cultural Richness in RabExperience the medieval charm of Rab City with its iconic four bell towers.
  • Nature's MarvelsWitness the unique lunar landscapes on the island of Rab, shaped by the Bora winds.
  • Culinary DelightsSavor the spicy sheep’s cheese of Pag and the famous Croatian Prsut ham.
  • Charming Harbor TownsSpend evenings in picturesque harbor towns, exploring winding alleyways and relaxing in cozy bars and cafes.
  • Unique SouvenirsBring home a taste of Croatia with Spires of Pag and a bottle of Zlahtina wine.

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Bike Tour Details

Tour Name

Croatia Island Hopping | Guided Bike & Boat Tour

Tour Departure / Arrival

From Trogir to Trogir

Level of Support

Guided Bike Tour

A cycling guide we’ll ride with you showing his region. Lunches and dinners as per programme.

Cycling style

Active

Stages up to 50 km per day with a maximum of 600 meters of climbing. They are conceived for guests that ride their bikes twice per week on roads without major climbs. Usually, you are back at the hotel in the early afternoon.

For guests that want more riding, we can add extra loops to regular stages.

Daily mileage

20 – 60km / day

Suggested Airports

In: Split (Google Map)

Out: Split (Google Map)

Bike Tour Map

Bike Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Croatia! | Warm Up Ride

Trogir (Embarkation) – Island Solta

Start your “Croatia Bike and Boat” adventure in Trogir on Day 1 (Friday), where you’ll board the motor yacht after arriving by car or flying into Split Airport, just a short distance from Trogir’s harbor. Set sail at 3 pm for Šolta, an island of serene harbors perfect for a post-travel swim and your first overnight stay.

  • Arrival in the historic town of Trogir, a gem of medieval architecture.
  • Board your boat and set sail to Šolta, a tranquil island oasis.
  • Enjoy your first evening with a refreshing swim in Šolta’s crystal-clear waters, perfect for unwinding after your journey.

Day 2: The Island Vis | Cycling 20Mi / 31Km

Day 2 (Saturday) brings a breakfast cruise to Vis Island, a historically rich and once restricted military zone, now open for exploration. Cycle around Vis, soaking in its ancient Greek heritage and overnight here.

  • Wake up to a scenic breakfast cruise towards the remote and intriguing Island of Vis.
  • Discover Vis’s unique history, from its Greek origins to its recent military past.
  • Cycle through ancient streets and untouched landscapes, feeling the island’s mysterious aura.
  • Overnight on Vis, under the stars of the Adriatic sky.

Day 3: The Island Korčula | Cycling 19Mi/30Km

On Day 3 (Sunday), depart Vis for Korčula Island, stopping for a swim en route to Vela Luka. Korčula’s green landscapes and charming villages are a cyclist’s dream. Spend the night in Vela Luka after exploring the area.

  • Depart from Vis to Korčula, indulging in a mid-journey swim in the sparkling Adriatic.
  • Explore Vela Luka, a harbor town where history and natural beauty converge.
  • Korčula’s lush scenery provides a stunning backdrop for your cycling adventure.
  • Spend your night in the embrace of Vela Luka’s serene ambiance.

Day 4:) The Island Hvar: Hvar Town – Stari Grad – Jelsa – Stari Grad | Cycling 14Mi/22km + 12Mi/20km

Monday’s itinerary (Day 4) includes a cruise to Hvar Island, allowing time for a stroll in Hvar town. The bike route covers fragrant lavender fields and quaint villages, from Hvar to Stari Grad, and then to Jelsa, returning to Stari Grad for the night.

  • Arrive at the sun-drenched Hvar Island, known for its vibrant culture and historic towns.
  • Stroll through Hvar Town, with its Renaissance square and imposing fortress.
  • Cycle through picturesque villages and fields of aromatic lavender to Stari Grad.
  • Enjoy breathtaking views and the island’s serene beauty before returning to Stari Grad for the night.

Day 5: The Brač Island: Milna – Postira | Cycling 18Mi/29Km

Day 5 (Tuesday) takes you to Brač Island, known for its white limestone. Start in Milna, biking through villages to Postira, with stunning coastal views. Your day ends in Postira’s peaceful harbor.

  • Set off for Brač, famed for its white stone and breathtaking landscapes.
  • Start your cycling journey in Milna, winding through quaint villages and past architectural wonders.
  • Marvel at the panoramic coastal vistas as you approach Postira.
  • Relish a peaceful evening in Postira’s charming harbor.

Day 6: City of Split (Optional Rafting in Omiš) | Cycling 10Mi/17Km

On Wednesday (Day 6), head to Split, a UNESCO site, with an option for rafting in Omiš or biking in Marjan Forest Park. Rejoin in Split for an evening exploration and overnight stay.

  • Arrive in the historic city of Split, a living museum of Roman architecture.
  • Choose between exhilarating rafting in the Cetina Canyon or a serene bike tour in Marjan Forest Park.
  • Reunite in Split to explore its bustling streets and ancient palace.
  • Overnight in Split, a blend of modern life and ancient history.

Day 7: The Šolta Island | Cycling 13Mi/20Km

The penultimate day (Thursday, Day 7) revisits Šolta Island. Meet Goran, a passionate beekeeper, on a cycling tour surrounded by the island’s natural beauty. Return to Trogir in the afternoon, taking time to discover its UNESCO-listed Old Town, before celebrating your last evening on board.

  • Return to Šolta to meet Goran, the island’s renowned beekeeper.
  • Cycle amidst olive groves and aromatic herbs, a true sensory delight.
  • Sample delicious local honey and learn about the vital role of bees.
  • Sail back to Trogir, taking time to wander its UNESCO-listed Old Town.
  • Celebrate your final evening aboard with newfound friends and memories.

Day 8: Trogir (Disembarkation)

Your journey concludes on Day 8 (Friday) in Trogir, where you disembark after breakfast, either heading home or continuing your Dalmatian exploration.

  • Enjoy a final breakfast on board before disembarking.
  • Depart with cherished memories of your “Croatia Bike and Boat” experience, ready to share stories of your adventure.

Bike Tour Price

Quote per Person

  • April 26 -> May 03: € 1,490 per person
  • May 10 -> May 17: € 1,690 per person
  • June 21 -> June 28: € 1,690 per person
  • July 05 -> July 12: € 1,590 per person
  • August 23 -> August 30: € 1,790 per person
  • October 11 -> October 18: € 1,590 per person

What's included

  • 8-day trip on a motorized yacht with crew
  • 7 nights in a twin cabin below deck with shower/toilet
  • 2 x full board and 5 x half board (option to have a picnic for lunch)
  • Guided cycling tours and sightseeing as described in the itinerary
  • Overview-maps for the daily tours (on board)
  • Bed linen and towels
  • English speaking tour guide

What's not included

  • Transfer in and out to Trogir
  • Flat rate for bottled water and tourist taxes€ 60 per person (€ 30 for children up to age 16) to be paid to the captain
  • Beverages on boardtally sheet; to be paid to the captain
  • Meals and beverages ashore
  • Entrance fee for sights are not included in the tour price
  • Cetina river raftingto be paid on site
  • Tips for crew and tour guides

Supplements and Reductions

  • Shared twin cabinno surcharge, on request
  • Cabin above deck +200 €Price per person, minimun 2 people.
  • Double cabin for single use below deck +500 €Price per person, limited.
  • Double cabin for single use above deck +700 €Price per person, limited.
  • Transfers between Split airport and Trogir harbourOn Request
  • 3-day extension module Krk, Trakoscan or Zagreb in a 3 or 4 star hotelOn Request
  • Insurance against theft and damage of the rental bikee-bike: € 25; hybrid bicycle: € 10 (not insured: grossly negligent damages)
  • Tird person sharing a cabin -50%Discount on the basic tour price
  • Kids up to age 16 -25%Discount on the basic tour price. Not combinable with the 50 % discount.

Complementaries

  • Water battle

Bikes

You can bring your own bike or rent one from us, we offer great bikes from selected Italian and international brands: road bikes, leisure cycling, mountain bikes, e-bikes, all in perfect working conditions. You can book your rental bike at the end of the reservation process.

  • E-bike touring + 225 €
  • Trekking bike + 80 €

Cancellation Policy

Trip cancellation

if the minimum number of participants required for a trip is not met (18 participants for bike and boat trips, unless otherwise noted), we reserve the right to cancel it. The decision about the trip taking place or not will be made as early as possible; at least three weeks before beginning of the trip. In case the minimum participant number is not reached and we are forced to cancel a trip, all payments made will be fully refunded. There can be no additional claims made against us. As the tour operator, we have the right to cancel the tour if the trip is jeopardized, made difficult, or impaired due to an act of God.

Cancellation and changes in reservations by customers

You can withdraw from the travel contract up until the beginning of the trip. Your cancellation is valid when your written notification reaches us. If you cancel 60 days or more before the start of your trip, your 20% downpayment will be held as a handling fee.
Our cancellation fees are:

  • more than 60 days:
    80% refund of the trip price will be made
  • 59 days to 31 days:
    60% refund of the trip price will be made
  • 30 days to 21 days:
    30% refund of the trip price will be made
  • 20 days to 11 days:
    20% refund of the trip price will be made
  • 10 days to 01 days:
    10% refund of deposit

If you cancel on the day of the trip or if you do not appear for the start of the trip, we charge 100 % of the invoice total. If you miss the start of the trip or are prevented from traveling due to incomplete travel documents, this will be considered as a cancellation.

A look at the Hotels on this Bike Tour
  • San Nova used in Boat and Bike Croatia

    San Snova

    Luxury Vessel SAN SNOVA with all 14 rooms equipped with shower, toilet and air conditioning.

    Dalmatia, Croatia
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