7 days/6 nights, with 6 days cycling


September 22-28, 2009


Moderate: 40-60 km (25-37 miles) daily with some hills each day

Options for longer rides possible


US$3130           
Single supplement: US$400

Pre-trip option starting on the 20th of September 2009:
US$450
Includes 2 nights at     
Hilton Dubrovnik


  • services of one or more experienced guides and support vehicle
  • 6 nights hotels (mix  of 3+4 star)
  • All breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Use of a top quality 21-speed hybrid bike complete all the necessary accessories for changing flats.
  • cooking course in Hvar with a local chef
  • entrance fees for selected historical sites and museums
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • all baggage transportation
  • all transportation from initial meeting point to final drop-off (see arrive/depart cities)

Our trip starts from Dubrovnik.

In addition to British Airways and Croatia Airlines, low-cost companies such as Easyjet, Flyglobespan and Wizz Air fly directly also. There are currently no direct flights from United States to Croatia.

Dubrovnik airport is 22 km (13 miles) southeast of town, down the coast at Cilipi. Buses (30 min, 30kn) meet all incoming Croatia Airlines and British Airways flights, stopping in town near the  Pile Gate before going on the main new bus station, 3 km (2 miles) west of the Old Town at Gruz. A taxi costs about 250 kn.

Randonnée Tours - Special Departure

Croatia


Imagine the Mediterranean the way it used to be, in a country that has all the essential elements for the perfect cycling vacation- quiet roads, an abundance of historical sites and now, wonderful hotels and restaurants to enjoy. We’ve created a trip that takes in both Dubrovnik and Split, and the exquisite Dalmatian islands including Mljet, Korkula, Hvar and Brac, each unique and ideal for active travel (and relaxation).

  • Small group, extraordinary guides, and authentic experiences.
  • A ride you will never forget: a recently discovered newly paved road on one of the islands that will leave you breathless.
  • Cooking course at the home of a local chef in Hvar.
  • Private boat transfers between Mljet, Korkula and Hvar.
  • Order off the menu at restaurants you won't find in guidebooks.
  • We design and operate our own trips so there are only good surprises.

Arrival: Dubrovnik Our trip begins in the historical city of Dubrovnik, now a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the great cities of Eastern Europe. The historical center is well-protected by its fortified walls, making it a wonderful place to stroll. With its strategic position on the Adriatic, Dubrovnik makes for an ideal place to begin our trip.






   
Hotel Odisej Hotel Odisej,
Pomena
A modest 3-star hotel overlooking a tranquil harbour.
Hotel Feral Hotel Feral,
Brna
This 4-star hotel is newly renovated and is on the sea. All rooms are air-conditioned and feature sea views and there is a swimming pool available.
Hotel Podstine Hotel Podstine,
Hvar
This 3-star hotel has beautiful views and a private beach.  A newly opened spa offers massage and wellness services on site.
Grand Hotel Grand Hotel Elaphusa,
Bol
Renovated in 2006, this 4-star hotel is a short stroll from Croatia’s most beautiful beach, Zlatni Rat. The spa here is extraordinary and the outdoor pool fantastic. It is easily the best hotel on Brac.



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