CROATIA COAST

CROATIA COAST

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CROATIA

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05 - 13 Oct 2019

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START LOCATION

SPLIT

END LOCATION

DUBROVNIK

DAYS

9

AV. DAILY DISTANCE

70KM | 43MI

AV. DAILY ELEVATION

1100M | 3600FT

It's magic! Cycle your way around the stunning Croatian islands. Swim in crystal clear water. Sip drinks as the sun sets over velvety seas. Feast on the freshest of tasty dishes.

Croatia is a surprisingly brilliant cycling destination! A wonderful location rich in history and scenery. Exploring the beautiful, unique islands in the Adriatic Sea on your bike, is one of the most captivating of cycling holidays.

PuntoTours begins this maritime cycling adventure in Split, at the best time of the year on the Dalmatian coast. The tour finishes in Dubrovnik. To cap this amazing holiday, we thoroughly recommend staying an extra day or two to explore Dubrovnik. It is one of the best preserved historic towns in the world.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

LUXE ACCOMMODATION (TWIN SHARE) | BREAKFASTS | LUNCHES | DINNERS | EXPERT GUIDES | VEHICLE SUPPORT | ON-ROAD SNACKS AND SUPPLEMENTS | GARMIN GPS LOAN UNIT | COMPLIMENTARY PUNTOTOURS CYCLING JERSEY, BIB-KNICKS, SOCKS | DAYPACK | BIDONS | ALL IN-TOUR TRANSFERS | DAY CRUISE | WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

OVERVIEW

DAY ONE SAT 5 OCT | SPLIT WELCOME DAY TWO SUN 6 OCT | SPLIT TO ISLAND BRAC DAY THREE MON 7 OCT | LOOP OF ISLAND BRAC DAY FOUR TUE 8 OCT | BRAC TO ISLAND HVAR DAY FIVE WED 9 OCT | REST DAY DAY SIX THU 10 OCT | HVAR TO ISLAND KORCULA DAY SEVEN FRI 11 OCT | LOOP OF ISLAND KORCULA DAY EIGHT SAT 12 OCT | KORCULA TO DUBROVNIK DAY NINE SUN 13 OCT | GOODBYE

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ARRIVAL SPLIT DEPARTURE DUBROVNIK

FULL ITINERARY

DAY ONE SAT 5 OCT | SPLIT WELCOME

We begin our tour in the vibrant port city of Split. Your guides will meet you in the foyer of the start hotel around 10:30am for bike set-up. This will be followed by a light, delicious Welcome Lunch and Tour Introduction. Then it's on the bikes for a leisurely spin through the Suma Marjan parklands to loosen the legs after travelling. Welcome to Croatia!
DISTANCE | 20KM | 12MI
ELEVATION | 300M | 1000FT

DAY TWO SUN 6 OCT | SPLIT TO ISLAND BRAC

Morning transfer by ferry to the island of Brac, basing ourselves in Supetar. Fantastic coastal ride to the highest point in the Croatian islands, Vidova Gora with panoramic views of the mainland.
DISTANCE | 67KM | 42MI
ELEVATION 1450M | 4750FT

DAY THREE MON 7 OCT | LOOP OF ISLAND BRAC

Great day's ride as we do a large loop of beautiful island Brac. Easy, undulating terrain with a steady climb out of picturesque Bol. Have the camera ready!
DISTANCE | 95KM | 60MI
ELEVATION | 1700M | 5600FT

DAY FOUR TUE 8 OCT | BRAC TO ISLAND HVAR

A slightly different route over the highlands with the twisty downhill finish to Bol. From there, all aboard our private boat as we bunny hop to the stunning island of Hvar.
DISTANCE | 70KM | 43MI
ELEVATION | 1450M | 4750FT

DAY FIVE WED 9 OCT | REST DAY

A day off the bike for a boat cruise through the Pakleni islands! Enjoy Croatia from the water as we find a lovely spot to drop anchor for a delicious, casual lunch and a swim. Remember to pack your bathers!

DAY SIX THU 10 OCT | HVAR TO ISLAND KORCULA

We ride the length of beautiful Island Hvar to Sucuraj. Then it's all aboard as we cruise to Trpanj, ride across the peninsular and finish the day with the ferry ride to Island Korcula.
DISTANCE | 98KM | 61MI
ELEVATION | 1550M | 5050FT

DAY SEVEN FRI 11 OCT | LOOP OF ISLAND KORCULA

Today's route is a loop of the amazing island Korcula with time to take advantage of the sea and relax on the beach.
DISTANCE | 57KM | 35MI
ELEVATION | 1000M | 3300FT

DAY EIGHT SAT 12 OCT | KORCULA TO DUBROVNIK

Another brilliant ride to the stunning city of Dubrovnik with a tidy climb along the way. This is a longer day in the saddle, but with incredible scenery. The view of Dubrovnik as we near our destination is spectacular! A dinner worthy of such an incredible journey to wind up the tour.
DISTANCE | 115KM | 71MI
ELEVATION | 2300M | 7550FT

DAY NINE SUN 13 OCT | GOODBYE

Time to say farewell, until next time!

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

FLIGHTS | AIRPORT TRANSFERS | INSURANCES | BIKE HIRE | ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES | PERSONAL HOTEL EXPENSES | PRE- OR POST-TOUR ACCOMMODATION

CAN I HIRE A BIKE?

You can!  Check out the details of hiring one of our high-end Cipollini road bikes.

WHAT KIND OF CYCLISTS TAKE YOUR TOURS?

There is no mold! We have had cyclists from 18-72 years of age, some choosing easy, others choosing extremely challenging tours. We firmly believe we have something for almost all cycling abilities. Use the Element and Difficulty Rating to help you select a tour that suits what you want.  We're happy to talk it over with you if you're unsure.

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