General information about Experience and taste Dalmatia on two wheels bike tour
Discover the magic and the beauty of true nature on this Zadar region cycling vacation. Wandering around stone alleyways and country roads will reveal you the true character of the region and pure joy of cycling. And if you are a real bike lover you will know that everything is better during a good bike ride – air feels fresher, sky is bluer, sea smells stronger…and last but not least, food tastes better. That is why we decided to go an extra mile and transform your cycling vacation into cycling delicacy. On this bike tour you will taste only the best of Mediterranean cuisine based on fresh and healthy local ingredients. Wine lovers will enjoy visiting vineyards and wine cellars and, of course, sipping the glass of maraština or cabernet sauvignon in the charming atmosphere of local tasting rooms. Local people will win your heart with their kindness and special lifestyle.
Let the wheels take you through Dalmatia and beautiful landscapes and enchanting flavors will follow you every step of the way. On this Zadar region cycling vacation you will forget about the time and everyday worries, the only thing that’ll stay are memories to recount.
Our travel specialists selected for you only the best bike routes and sights in Northern Dalmatia that include visiting the city of Nin and The Museum of salt, islands Ugljan, Pašman and Murter and Vrana Lake. This Zadar region cycling vacation will not just discover you the beauty of the region, but also introduce you to the Dalmatian culture and gastronomy.
The highlights on this cycling tour are:
- beautiful landscapes
- cities of Nin, Skradin, Benkovac and Zadar and islands Ugljan, Pašman and Murter
- organized degustations and lunches with 100% natural food
- and much more…
Departure from Zadar airport to Biograd
Transfer from the airport to the hotel in Biograd. Transfer max. 25 minutes.
Route lenght: 58,5km /Elevation gain: 545 m
This Zadar region cycling vacation starts with a route that takes us from Biograd up north to the city of Benkovac which is a city rich in cultural and historical heritage, idyllic rural atmosphere and picturesque variety of landscapes. In the picturesque villages in the area you will probably feel as if time has stood still, preserved the authentic rural architecture and old traditions and way of life as well as costumes, frequently worn by older residents, are still alive. We will finish this bike route at the city of Skradin whose town core represents a protected cultural monument. Skradin is a romantic Mediterranean town with narrow paved streets, passages, vaults and stairs. It contains houses dating from the 18th and 19th century which are stuccoed in the manner typical for Venice and areas under its influence. On the streets of Skradin you will find the pleasant atmosphere of a small Dalmatian town.
After lunch we will have some free time to walk around the city centre and after that we will have a transfer from Skradin to the hotel in Biograd (45 minutes transfer).
Route: Biograd/Tkon(Pašman)/Kali (Ugljan)/Pašman(Pašman)/Tkon/Biograd
Route lenght: 58,7km / Elevation gain: 700 m
This Zadar region cycling vacation is a true pleasure. You will bike on the islands of Pašman and Ugljan which are connected with a bridge. Beautiful scenery and great landscapes will follow you on your route. The bike route goes through the narrow streets of small island villages like Ugrinić, Poljana, Pašman etc..
At the end of the ride you will stop at a small shop in Pašman for a degustation of homemade meals. Free time in Pašman after the degustation. After the free time heading back to Tkon to catch the ferry for Biograd.
Route: Zemunik Donji/Murvica/Vrsi/Nin/Zadar
Route lenght: 52,5km / Elevation gain: 325 m
A very beautiful bike route waits for you in the surroundings of Zadar city. We will start off in the village of Zemunik Donji then heading to the city of Nin where we will have lunch. The bike route is in excellent condition and definitly will please your cycling spirit in every way. Arriving in the city of Nin we will have some free time to explore the city and then we will have lunch. After lunch we will be heading towards Zadar, the centre of the region. Great road going by the sea with a view on the 3000 years old city of Zadar is something you shouldn’t miss. Free time in Zadar and departure for the hotel in Biograd with a organized transfer (25 min).
Route: Biograd/Pakoštane/Vransko jezero/Biograd
Route lenght: 50,9km / Elevation gain: 526 m
On the 5th day of this Zadar region cycling vacation the bike route starts from Biograd to the nature park „Vrana“ is a bike route that drives all the locals from Biograd. It goes all the way up to the view point called Kamenjak on 260 meters high hill. The climb is very well worth because from there you will have a stunning view on the lake Vrana and the islands of Kornati and the Zadar archipelago. On the spot we will have a degustation of traditional products and after the degustation and surely some photo sessions we will head back to Biograd for a great decent all the way to the hotel.
Route: Srima/Vodice/Tribunj /island of Murter
Route lenght: 44,9km / Elevation gain: 525 m
This day will start in a different way because we will start with a transfer of 40 min. to the village of Srima (45 km from Biograd). From Srima, on our bikes we will head out towards the city of Vodice, Tribunj with beautiful coastal roads and for the end we will bike on the roads of the island of Murter. We will bike through the whole island of Murter with a great view on the Adriatic coast on one side and the islands of Kornati on the other. We will finish off with a great lunch and head back to the hotel with a organized transfer (20 min).
Route: Biograd/Sv. Filip i Jakov/Gorica/Škabrnja/Nadin/Polača/Biograd
Route lenght: 55,2km / Elevation gain: 545 m
For the end of this wonderful Zadar region cycling vacation we saved a great route which leads us to the unforgettable scenery and heritage of rural areas of the Zadar County. Villages of Sv. Filip and Jakov by the coast, then Gorica, Škrabrnja, Nadin and Polača will definitly be some sort of revelation because this is really a hidden treasure of the Croatian coast and you will be the lucky ones who will explore this region. The degustation of local products is provided in one of the villages. After the degustation we head back to the hotel in Biograd.
Departure from Biograd to Zadar airport
End of the Zadar region cycling vacation. Transfer from the hotel in Biograd to Zadar airport. Transfer max. 25 minutes.
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.
- on request
- 3* hotel accommodation in double room with HB (half board)
- bike guide (english speaking)
- ferry tickets (person + bycicle)
- nature park Vrana Lake entrance
- all transfers (airport and excursions)
- lunch x 3 during the cycling excursions (Skradin, Murter, Nin)
- degustation x 3 during the cycling excursions (Pašman, Polača, Vransko jezero)
- airport assistance
- 24/7 ZZUUM assistance
- drinks during lunch
- bike rental (6 days/80 euros)
- this cycling tour can be also a self guided cycling tour
- the duration and itinerary of the tour can be adjusted upon clients wishes
- the price is for minimum 8 people
- discount prices for bigger groups (12+)