General Information About Pedal through the Zadar archipelago
- Cycling vacation on 3 islands of the Zadar archipelago in 7 days
- Discover all beauties of Ugljan, Pašman and Dugi otok and get to know how life on Dalmatian islands really looks like
- The tour includes all must-see attractions in the area:
- National Park Kornati
- Nature Park Telašćica
- Viewpoint St. Mihovil
- Lighthouse Veli rat etc.
Bike tours are great examples how vacation can be active and fun, but yet, totally relaxing. During this cycling vacation you will experience 3 main islands of the Zadar archipelago (Ugljan, Pašman and Dugi otok) and their smaller neighbors. While interacting with the environment and the islanders, you will get to know how life on Dalmatian islands really looks like, from past times up to today. On you is just to relax and zzuum crew will do the rest. With our special brochures you will be able to enjoy exploring the attractions on your own, since we want to provide you flexibility in your daily itineraries. You will experience the ride in Dalmatian gajeta (local take on small fishing boat) and hear the stories about its history and fishery – activity that supported the islanders over the centuries. Viewpoints, beaches, nature, people and their tradition will take your breath away and make you want to stay on these islands forever.
The main activity of this cycling vacation will obviously be-cycling. You will pedal along some of the most attractive sights on the islands of the Zadar archipelago: viewpoint St. Mihovil, Franciscan monastery, mansions of noble families, Kali, nature park Telašćica, Veli rat etc. We will take care of your luggage and accommodation and you should just enjoy in comfortable cycling and island hopping.
It is possible to organize an arrangement lasting from 5 to 12 days. Approximate itinerary for 8-days cycling vacation includes:
You are beginning your cycling vacation on Ugljan, the green island with amazing beaches, peaceful coves, rich tradition and many routes suitable for long walks and cycle tours. Discover stunning undersea world on the south, uninhabited side of the island or try recreational fishery and catch your dinner for tonight.
On the north side of the island there are few small, fishermen villages in natural coves, the most famous are Kali, Kukljica, Preko and town Ugljan (also the biggest one with 1000 inhabitants). Don’t miss visiting Venetian fortress St. Mihovil, beautiful viewpoint from which you can enjoy an unforgettable panorama.
Third day is reserved for Pašman tour. The island is interwoven with bike routes and paths that lead you into the very heart of this beautiful island. Behind every turning you can expect a surprise – small stone houses and churches, ancient remains from past times, mystified caves and hidden beaches. Say hello to neighboring Kornati islands from beautiful viewpoints and connect yourself with nature.
From Pašman we are heading to Sali, the biggest town and administrative centre of Dugi otok, where you will be accommodated during your stay on the island.
First day of adventure on Dugi otok. Feel the sun on your face, touch the deep, blue sea and enjoy the magical harmony of nature in Telašćica bay. This magnificent nature park with its 13 islands, islets and rocks is one of the most incredible natural phenomenons in Croatia. Forget about the real world and discover the true meaning of word delight.
Today we are riding a tour across the island, finishing up in Božava, small town located on the northwest side of Dugi otok. Absorb beautiful sights, smells and tastes of the island along the way. After the ride, we are rewarding you with a trip to 800 meters long, sandy paradise on Earth – Beach Sakarun. Lying down on warm, white sand in the shade of a pine tree with a cold drink in your hands – perfect recipe for pure relaxation.
Last day on Dugi otok is reserved for visiting Veli rat, the highest lighthouse in the Adriatic. It’s lovely environment together with the small chapel of St. Nicholas will capture you with its charm – real oasis for all romantic souls.
It’s time to leave the islands and move to the land – today we are sightseeing Zadar on bicycles. This ancient, but yet modern Dalmatian city full of historical and contemporary traces will excite you with its special charm and Mediterranean lifestyle.
After another short, self-guided tour around Zadar, we will need to say you goodbye. But we are sure that this will be only for a short period. Our bikes together with the beautiful islands of the Zadar archipelago will be always waiting for you to fill your batteries, relax physically and spiritually and create new unforgettable memories.
- Arrangement can be organized from 1 April to 31 October for groups from 2 to 10 persons.
- Accommodation is available in apartments or hotels with 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.