General Information About Five pearls of Adriatic on a Bike!
- Cycling vacation over 5 islands in 8 days
- Lošinj – the island of vitality –wellness and aromatherapy tradition
- Cres – hidden beaches and long trails
- Krk –biggest Croatian island
- Rab – sand beaches and picturesque villages
- Pag – gastronomy and wine
- Food lovers will enjoy organized dinners in with 100% natural food
- Worry-free vacation
The best way to explore this beautiful archipelago is on a bicycle. And when you spice your ride through sunbathed country roads with the most delicious stops (for lunch from the local cuisine ☺ ), you get the perfect bike trip in Croatia. While cycling along beautiful sceneries of 5 different Croatian islands with the wind in your hair and the sun on your face you will see amazing diversity of authentic flora and fauna and enjoy luxurious odours of Mediterranean region: wild herbs (sage, lavender, rosemary, immortelle), pines and the sea. You will also get to know the special way of life on Croatian islands and taste the best cheese, olive oil and local sorts of wine that you will fall in love with right after the first sip! Let zzuum experts choose only the best routes for you fulfilled with the most terrific stops – only the best, handpicked local restaurants, picturesque vineyards and wine tasting rooms, peaceful beaches, lovely meadows with wild herbs and much more.
This interesting bike tour includes 5 islands: Lošinj, Cres, Rab, Krk and Pag, each one with its own special identity.
It is possible to organize an arrangement lasting from 5 to 8 days. Approximate itinerary for 7-days arrangement includes:
Lošinj, the island of vitality, has long tourism tradition based on authentic fragrances and tastes that have become a real trademark of this island. Spoil all your senses with aromatherapy. Discover rich cultural heritage of the island. Enjoy the stunning sea view while having dinner in a local restaurant. Don’t be surprised if you notice dolphins, they are permanent residents of the sea around Lošinj.
Day 2 and Day 3
Island of Cres with its hidden beaches and small villages makes a perfect destination for a short getaway. Be sure not to miss beaches Valun and Lubenice, St. Blaž bay and Plave Grote. Explore the particular lifestyle of the local population that they inweaved in their habits, occupations, original folk costumes and cuisine.
Day 4 and Day 5
Uncover natural and historical treasures of the island of Krk, the biggest island in Croatia. Experience the hospitality of the local people, visit numerous historical monuments, museums and galleries, cycle through lungomare and hinterland routes of the island. Taste the specialties of local gastronomy: cheese, honey, olive oil, wine vrbnička žlahtina and special sparkling wine from the sea valomet.
Feel pure joy on Rab, the island of happiness. More than 100 kilometers of bike routes around the island will take you from beautiful sand beaches, through picturesque villages and cultural sights to charming taverns where you will get to know better the tradition and gastronomy of the islanders.
Follow the direction of bura and you will come to Pag, the island of cheese, salt, lace, lamb and much more. Cycling through the island of Pag will show you all treasures that hardworking islanders create for centuries on this island made of pure, rough stone, white from gale that sometimes carries all before it. The tradition and lifestyle of this island is definitely worth of experiencing.
ARRIVAL BY CAR
Paris (France) – 1572 km
Brussels Belgium) – 1469 km
Ljubljana (Slovenia) – 327 km
Amsterdam (Holland) – 1600 km
Rome (Italy) – 984 km
Vienna (Austria) – 640 km
Stockholm (Sweden) – 2389 km
London (United Kingdom) – 1868 km
Bern(Switzerland) – 1064 km
Berlin (Germany) – 1261 km
ARRIVAL BY PLANE
Air traffic, although from a small but modern airport (8 km away from the city centre), connects Zadar to the Croatian cities Zagreb and Pula, and to many European cities: London-Stansted, Paris (Beauvais & Orly), Athens, Berlin, Marseille, Stockholm, Gothenborg, Copenhagen, Bruxelles-Charleroi & Zaventem, Frankfurt (FRA and Hahn), Hamburg, Zürich, Dublin, Munich, Oslo-Rygge, Bratislava, Stuttgart, Köln/Bonn, Karlsruhe, Warsaw, Luxemburg, Düsseldorf (DUS and Weeze), Billund, Manchester, Gothenburg, Haugesund, Wroclaw, Gdansk, Friedrichshafen, Milano, Rome, Barcelona…
You can access other destinations by changing planes in Zagreb which, as the capital of Croatia, belongs to the international air traffic network.
Zadar airport is located in Zemunik Donji in the near vicinity of the Zagreb-Split A1 highway connection (Zadar 2). It is about 8 km far from the centre of Zadar and it represents a vital connection of northern Dalmatia and Lika to the rest of Croatia and the World. Croatia Airlines – the national airline company, a member of the Star Alliance airlines association, links Croatia by direct flights to a number of European destinations: Amsterdam, Vienna, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Munich, Paris, Rome, Sarajevo, Skopje, Zurich, Düsseldorf, Copenhagen, Podgorica and Priština, In the high season, the Croatian coast is linked by air with additional destinations in Austria, France, Germany, Great Britain, Spain, Greece & Italy. In cooperation with its partners, Croatia Airlines enables its passengers to reach destinations across the world.
Visit www.zadar-airport.hr for more information.
- Arrangement can be organized throughout the whole year for groups from 2 to 16 persons.
- Accommodation is available in apartments or hotels with 2*, 3* or 4*.
- All transfers are organized and included.
- If you are not interested in self-guided tour our professional guidance is available on Croatian and English, other languages-upon request.
- All listed information is approximate, so we kindly ask you to contact us for making final arrangement.