Cycle Croatia North Islands and Kvarner


8-day cycling holidays in Croatia with islands hopping and cycling through typical north Dalmatian islands' landscapes. A true Kvarner Bay, North Dalmatian and Kvarner bay cycling delight. Visit Krka National Park - The most beautiful nature park in Croatia!


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    All about the Cycle Croatia North Islands and Kvarner.

    8-day cycling holidays in Croatia with islands hopping and cycling through typical north Dalmatian islands' landscapes. A true Kvarner Bay, North Dalmatian and Kvarner bay cycling delight. Visit Krka National Park - The most beautiful nature park in Croatia!

    Cycling holidays - self guided cycling tour - in Dalmatia begins in Opatija - Lovran and ends in Split, exploring amazing Croatian islands of Cres, Pag, Rab, Krk, Ugljan ... and coastlines, medieval towns, old villages and picturesque bays. A true North Dalmatian and Kvarner bay cycling delight.

    The North Dalmatian Coast with Kvarner bay on the north is one of the true wonders of Europe, with the clearest waters in the Adriatic Sea, magnificent historic, nature and cultural interest. Experiencing this special region by bike is by far the most rewarding way to travel. Exploring small fishing villages and the stunning Dalmatian and Kvarner bay coastal landscapes. The magical towns of Šibenik, Trogir, Zadar and Split. Enjoying the regional cuisine and relaxing at night in your self contained apartment. Visit Krka National Park - The most beautiful nature park in Croatia!


    • Experience the breathtaking scenery of Croatian Islands and Coast.
    • Breathe in the magical and natural scents of Pag and Rab islands.
    • Exploring the great towns of Zadar, Šibenik and Trogir.
    • Stay in charming Mediterranean accommodations.
    • Enjoy cycling through the most beautiful parts of North Dalmatia and Kvarner bay.
    • Visit the picturesque towns of Opatija and old Split town.
    • Exploring the amazing Krka National Park.
    • Enjoying the exceptional cuisine for which the region is famous.
    • Explore rich culture and stone architecture.
    • Enjoy the second most beautiful part of Adriatic Croatia


    Duration: 8 days / 7 nights.
    Activity: Cycling / e-bike tour
    Length: 380 km / Elevation: +2200 m
    Grade: Easy to Moderate.
    Accommodation: Small Hotels *** and Private Accommodations ***
    Date: From April 15th to October 30th
    Booking: Any day of the week.
    Start of the tour: Arrival city is Opatija or Lovran, Croatia.
    End of the tour: Split, Croatia.

    Price: 1.280,00 €/person (self guided tour, min. 3 people in group); 1.380,00 €/person (self guided tour, min. 2 people in group).


    At LIFE Adventured we specialise in designing epic bike tours. We are committed to seeking out the very best in everything for our guests that only the knowledge and experience of our local team can provide. This Cycling Holiday - Tour is designed by our great team members and passionated cyclist back in 2014. In the following years, we updated and developed it into one of the best cycling options in North Dalmatia and Kvarner Bay. You can also find this cycling tour at our partner agencies around the world, or you can simply book it with us. 


    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Full organization of the cycling tour.
    • Introductory briefing in Opatija or Lovran on day 1 (morning or afternoon - face to face).
    • Self Guided LIFE Booklet with detailed itinerary and route instructions, ferry tickets with timetables and details with all vouchers for accommodations, ...
    • GPS routes/tracks (all stages - all days).
    • APP for navigation (login with phone or tablet) and phone holder.
    • Emergency contact number and 24/7 support.
    • 7 nights in 3*/4* hotels and private accommodation with breakfast.
    • All sea transfers (ferry) according to the itinerary: Ferry transfer from Brestova to Porezina; Merag to Valbiska; ferry transfer from Valbiska to Lopar, ...
    • 8-day rental of Trek DS touring bike with helmet, lock, pump, spare tube, chain lube and repair kit.
    • Ortlieb waterproof handlebar pack, and side bags for luggage.
    • Main luggage transfer from Opatija/Lovran to Split.
    • Tourist tax and VAT.
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • Price not includedTravel to Croatia (the start point of the tour) / Food and drinks: all food and drinks, except breakfast / Items of personal nature / Travel Insurance / bikes and equipment / High season surcharge: 260€ (June 1st to September 30th)
      Optional extras:

      • * Bike rental: E-touring bike: 45€/day
      • Single supplement: 560€
      • Private Luggage transfer: No.

      * e-bike rental includes: bike rental with helmet, lock, pump, spare tube, Squirt chain lube and repair kit.

      • Morning introductory meeting in Opatija or Lovran - "face to face meeting"
      • Kvarner and Cres island cycling tour - exploring a dynamic island!
      • Afternoon ferry transfer to Cres Island.
      • Hotel in Cres town, ***/****
      • 45 km / +450m / 3-5 hours
      • Tarmac 100%
      • The Best of Kvarner Bay.
      • Breakfast in hotel.
      • Cres and Krk Island Cycling tour.
      • Morning/Afternoon ferry to Krk Island.
      • Hotel in Krk town, ***/****
      • 36 km / +350m / 3-4 hours
      • Tarmac 100%.
      • A special Kvarner Bay experience.
      • Breakfast in hotel, Krk.
      • Ferry transfer from Krk to Rab island.
      • Krk and Rab Island Cycling tour - From east side beaches to the far west side of Island.
      • Overnight Hotel Rab***.
      • 35 km / +1100m / 5-6 hours
      • Tarmac 100%
      • The Best backroads and places of Rab Island.
      • Breakfast in hotel.
      • Cycling tour: riding from Rab town to the end of island ... then Cycling on the magic Pag island.
      • Ferry from Rab island and ferry transfer to Pag island.
      • Overnight Hotel***
      • 50 km / +450m / 5-6 hours
      • Tarmac 95%, fine gravel roads 5%
    5. Day5 PAG TO ZADAR
      • Breakfast in hotel.
      • Cycling tour: Riding from Pag town on pag island to Zadar.
      • Overnight Hotel***
      • 52 km | +350m | 4-5 hours
      • Tarmac 95% | fine gravel road 5%
      • Breakfast in hotel.
      • Morning ferry transfer from Zadar to Ugljan island.
      • Cycling tour: Ugljan and Pašman island tour.
      • An extraordinary cycling experience on a special islands of the Adriatic Sea!
      • Afternoon ferry transfer to Biograd na Moru.
      • Overnight Hotel or private apartment, Pirovac ***
      • 55 km | +450m | 5-6 hours
      • Tarmac 100%
      • Breakfast in hotel.
      • Cycling tour: Riding to Šibenik via Krka National Park. - An extraordinary experience!
      • 45 km / +250 / 4-5 hours
      • Tarmac 90%, fine gravel road 10%
      • Breakfast in hotel.
      • Cycling tour: From Šibenik old town to beautiful Trogir old town.
      • Ferry from Čiovo to Split old town.
      • 60 km / +450 / 4-5 hours
      • Tarmac 100%
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    3* Hotel

    Accommodation is in private 3* Hotel

    Day 1: 3* Hotel, Cres, Cres Island, breakfast included.

    Day 2: 3* Hotel, Krk town, Krk Island, breakfast included

    Day 3: 3* Hotel, Rab town, Rab Island, breakfast included

    Day 4: * Hotel, Pag island, breakfast included

    Day 5: 3* Hotel, Zadar, breakfast included

    Day 6: 3* Private apartment, Pirovac, breakfast included

    Day 7: 3* Hotel, Šibenik, breakfast included





    •  Shoes –  sneakers or any appropriate shoes for biking
    • Jacket – warm, wind & waterproof, soft-shell
    • Comfortable clothes
    • Sunglasses, sunscreen, lip balm, any other sun protection
    • Water bottle (preferably reusable)
    • First aid (a small basic kit with items such as bandages, antiseptic wipes, gauze, antibacterial ointment, sterile pads)

    The tour is considered to be moderate to challenging. There is an average of 40 kilometres of biking each day with many ascends and descends. A good physical condition is essential.

    The tour is not appropriate for children younger than 15 years and for pregnant women.

    • Breakfast is included in every accommodation. You will have plenty of opportunities to stop in local restaurants and shops all along the way for lunches, snacks and dinners.
    • We advise that you to start your daily trips early in the morning to allow yourself enough time to stop often and enjoy the scenery! And escape the hot summer sun!
    • As the weather can change quickly, do not forget to bring your rain-covers and a change of extra dry clothes. We also advise that you to place pack things in plastic bags before packing them in the waterproof panniers.
    • All customers are required  to notify us before booking the tour of  any medical conditions, as well as  dietary restrictions. All medications can and should be brought to all activities in the program. If you suffer from any medical conditions, we strongly suggest that you consult your physician before booking a tour to receive an expert medical advice. We are more than happy to discuss and recommend the most suitable adventure for you based on your conditions, but cannot ultimately be responsible for your health.

    We suggest that you travel with a comprehensive travel insurance, including emergency evacuation coverage. We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance that includes cancellation protection so that you will be covered in the event that you are unable to attend our trip (due to injury, illness or other unforeseen circumstances). We do not provide travel insurance for our clients. Please contact your local travel agent to purchase travel insurance. As coverage and a price of the insurance changes depending on your travel destination, do make sure that you purchase a coverage for all countries you will be traveling in on your adventure.

    You will get bikes with full equipment – bike panniers, spare tire and repair kit, bike lock and helmet.

    • You will be travelling with panniers attached to your bikes, so be ready to pack accordingly.
    • You can keep your remaining luggage with our representative, who will deliver it to you on last day.
    • Each day you will be staying in a different accommodation. You will be staying in private accommodations in smaller apartments with double/twin beds.
    • The example of the apartment:

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