We invite you to a great recreational cycling holiday on two beautiful islands in the south of Dalmatia, the island of Brač and the island of Hvar. We will cycle around both islands, enjoy the beaches, wander through the old villages and towns, discover the island’s cuisine and traditional delicacies. Both islands offer exceptionally beautiful landscapes and are suitable for recreational cycling for all ages.
- Holiday on two most popular Islands
- Visit to the famous Golden horn beach in Brač
- Climb to the highest point of Brač
- Riding at the historic medieval towns of Hvar
- Excellent beaches
Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
CYCLING: we will cycle in groups of 3-4 cyclists who can see each other. The pace of the ride should be adapted to be comfortable and suitable for all. We make several stops on the tours, waiting for slower cyclists at the top of hills, resting together. Helmets are compulsory. Passengers must have their own personal equipment and cycling tools.
EQUIPMENT / BIKES: the route is mostly asphalt paths and roads, but there will be some gravel.
We recommend a bike with the right gear ratios and tyres for all terrains. You can ride a mountain bike, a trekking bike, an e-bike and a gravel bike (special gravel bike).
ARRIVAL PLACE: Airport SPLIT (Croatia), optional airports ZADAR, RIJEKA or ZAGREB with a transfer of guests to the port of Split by highway
BEST DATES: April to October
BICYCLE TYPE: Trekking, Gravel, MTB Hardtail
DAY 1 – SPLIT – FERRY TO BRAČ ISLAND
After landing in Croatia (Split, Zagreb, Dubrovnik or Zadar – on request and with additional cost), our van will take you to the city Split and the harbour (additional suplement). Board the ferryboat and sail to the island of Brač, where a transfer to your hotel awaits. Free time for walking, socialising, dinner at the hotel. Overnight.
DAY 2 – BIKE TOUR TO PUČIŠČA – RISE TO PRAŽNÍČA – NEREZIŠĆA – ŠKRIP
Breakfast. After breakfast, we will set off on our first cycling tour, which will take us along a rugged and undulating road to the town of Puščišče, famous for its quarries and carving school. Then it’s a long, stacked climb up the ridge of the island to the village of Pražnica. From there, we continue along the highest road on the island to Nerežišće, and then a short cycle to Škripa, where we make a stop. Finally, we descend to the coast and return to the hotel. Free for swimming, dinner. Overnight.
STAGE DATA: 46 km, ascent 800 m, asphalt surface, some macadam
DAY 3 – CYCLING TOUR TO THE WESTERN PART OF THE ISLAND – POSTIRA
Breakfast and departure for today’s stage. This time we head west to Supetar, then on to Sutivan, from where we have a couple of short, strong climbs before arriving in the town of Ložišća. Stop for refreshments in the town, which is adorned with the most artistically crafted church bell tower on the whole island of Brač. A long and slow climb to Nerežišće, where we stop. We continue to Škrip, from where we descend steeply through olive groves to our hotel. Free time for swimming in the sea and dinner at the hotel. Overnight.
STAGE DATA: 50 km, 610 meters in ascent, asphalt surface, partly macadam, partly concrete road
DAY 4 – CYCLING ASCENT TO VIDOVA GORA – CROSSING AND DESCENT TO BOL AND THE BEACH OF ZLATNI RAT – TRANSFER TO THE ISLAND OF HVAR (STARI GRAD) – CYCLING TO JELSA
Breakfast. Prepare your personal luggage for the transfer to Hvar island, then set off for a great cycling experience. Today we will first climb up to the village of Škrip, where we will stop at the Olive Museum and the Museum of the Island of Brač in the old part of the village, and then continue the climb to Nerežišće and from there to the entry point to the Vidova Gora Landscape Park. We continue to 780 metres above sea level, to the top of Vidova Gora, where we will be rewarded with magnificent views. Rest and descend to the town of Bol along the asphalt road, which will take you to the famous Zlati rat beach. Free time for swimming until the departure of the fast boat that will take us from Bol to the island of Hvar. We will arrive in Hvar and cycle to Jelsa, where we will check into our hotel. Luggage collection, dinner and overnight.
STAGE DATA: 52 km, 853 meters in ascents, asphalt surface (possibility of descending from Obršje , gravel part)
DAY 5 – CYCLING TOUR TO THE EASTERN CAPE OF HVAR ISLAND AND BACK
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we have a nice sightseeing tour. We will drive to Sućuraj, along the road that connects the towns on the island and leads through Poljice, Bogomoljje to the easternmost point of the island – the port and the town of Sućuraj. Time for rest and refreshments, and then return to Jelsa along the same route. Free, dinner at the hotel, overnight.
STAGE DATA: 52 km, 566 meter in ascent, asphalt surface
DAY 6 – ISLAND RIDGE CYCLING TOUR – MILNA – HVAR TOWN – CLIMB TO GRABLJE AND RETURN TO JELSA
Breakfast. After breakfast, we gather for our last excursion. This time we will go to Vrboska, from there to Stari Grad, and then a longer climb up to the ridge of the island. We will descend to the coast on the south side, to the town of Milna. Free for refreshments. We then continue to Hvar, a real architectural treasure of the island. A stop in the old town. In the afternoon we climb to the top of the island road, Grablje, then descend to the north side and return along the road to Jelsa. Free. Dinner and overnight.
STAGE DATA: 61 km, 915 meter in ascent, asphalt surface, partly macadam
DAY 7 – HVAR – FERRY TO SPLIT – (OPTIONAL TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORTS: SPLIT, DUBROVNIK, ZAGREB)
Breakfast at the hotel, luggage and bicycle preparation and departure to the ferry. Drive to Split. End of tour. (According to your flight booking, we can organize additional transport to the departing airports: Split, Zadar, Dubrovnik, Zagreb)
PRICE AND SERVICES
- accommodation in hotel**** in Brač in 3 double rooms with half board
- accommodation in hotel in Hvar in 3 double rooms with half board
- transport of passengers and bicycles according to the programme
- ferry to the island of Brač
- fast boat to the island of Hvar, return ferry from Hvar to Split
- transport of luggage on day 4. according to the programme
- assistance of a representative of the agency – bike guide
- organization expenses
- basic passenger accident insurance
- tourist taxes
Entrance fees, additional services such as bike servicing, drinks during a diner, individual expenses.
- on request
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS
- min. 6
- max.: 12
WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN US?
Send us your wishes, desired date of travel, number of participants, difficulty, preferences … and we will prepare a tour tailored to your wishes and needs.
You will spend some exceptional days with us, expirience beautiful parts of our country.
We will make your vacation unforgettable 🙂