Highlights
  • Explore the reborn Dalmatian Coast by bike, with breathtaking sapphire sea views
  • Island-hop along the sun-drenched Adriatic and swim in hidden coves
  • Gain insight into Croatia's fascinating history and culture
  • The freshest seafood and local cuisine
  • Dubrovnik, an architectural masterpiece with turrets, spires and tiled roofs

245 days of yearly sunshine. Sapphire waters and whitewashed villages. Marvel at sublime Adriatic views while you pedal. Then be a part of the view as you boat between islands. It's as relaxing as the Caribbean, as historic as Venice. It's a destination reborn, yet it still feels like, as the Croatians say, The Mediterranean as it once was.

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Dalmatian Coast Bike Tour

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Excellent vacation, biking in Holland and Belgium, 6 days January 2017

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Excellent vacation biking around Holland & Belgium with Backroads. See my videos to get a flavor for the trip.
https://vimeo.com/97188922 Biking in Netherlands, May 2014

https://vimeo.com/97536546 Biking in Bruges, Belgium (May 2014)

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Met My Husband on my first cycling trip! July 2016

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This was the Canadian Rockies Cycling trip in the year 2000. It was a while ago so i can only remember a few details, but it was a fabulous cycling trip where I not only learned so much more about biking (it was my first ever cycling trip and I just started training for it 2-3 months before), had wonderful and super fun guides, magnificent views, fun places to stay, great food, and I met my husband on that trip! I have a friend who I met on another trip and recommended this one to her. She went on he exact same Backroads trip a few years after us and met HER husband on it! Both of us still married!
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Itinerary

Day 1: Explore the dazzling Dalmatian Coast by bike

Our first stop is Brac Island, renowned since ancient Greece for its white marble Passing picturesque stone walls shaded by cypress, olive, fig, and orange trees, pedal from seaside villages to the quaint town of Pucisca.

Days 2-3: Island-hop on the sun-drenched Adriatic and swim in azure coves

After a beautiful coastal spin, tackle a series of climbs to reach Brac's oldest village  Head to Hvar, a chic isle where average annual "sun fall" is 2,724 hours  Our friends Mate and Michaela invite us over for a home-cooked meal made with ingredients from their garden  Bike amid jagged limestone cliffs and undulating rosemary and lavender fields  Visit Vinko and Darinka, whose family has been making wine and grappa for generations; let's join them for a taste!  Ready to cool off? Take the plunge in refreshing waters off quiet beaches  The Hvar Town harbor sets off brilliant sunsets.

Days 4-5: Gain insight into Croatia's history and culture

A hilly route leads you around Korcula Island, lush with vineyards, olive groves and forests  Explore elegant Korcula Town, a fortified medieval village and former Venetian settlement - it's a reputed birthplace of Marco Polo  Savor lovely ocean vistas and charming villages on a final spin.

Day 6: Dubrovnik, an architectural masterpiece with turrets, spires and tiled roofs

Take in views of this World Heritage site during a guided walk atop the magnificent city walls.

Dates & Pricing

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Price Per Day:

$ 650 per day
 
  • Deposit Price: $ 600
  • Single Supplement (Single Occupancy): $ 750
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Meals Included:

6 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches and 4 Dinners

Flights & Transport
Only ground transport
Group Size:
Standard Group
Accomodations

Deškovic Palace: Pučišća (1 night)

A Renaissance family palace on the waterfront and a registered cultural monument dating from 1497.

Hotel Adriana: Hvar Town (2 nights)

This stylish property offers a great view of the old town and yacht harbor, and "a blissful rooftop terrace," according to the Hideaway Report. (pool, spa)

Hotel Korkyra: Vela Luka (1 night)

Overlooking the port and recently renovated with a sleek contemporary design, this hotel is Vela Luka's best option. (pool, spa)

Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik: Dubrovnik (1 night)

Located just outside the old town gates with plentiful amenities and a history of entertaining dignitaries and celebrities. (pool)

Start City
Split
End City
Dubrovnik
Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation fees may vary based upon departure date

156+ days, then the cancellation fee per person is $200**

126-155 days, , then the cancellation fee per person is $200**

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31-60 days, then the cancellation fee per person is 60%

0-30 days, then the cancellation fee per person is 100%

Note: ** Rather than paying the cancellation fee, you may choose to keep your trip deposit ($600) in a holding account to use on a future Backroads trip with no expiration date.

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