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Croatia Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

From $5,499 - $6,649 /person

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

This trip is filling up for the season! Check out our Croatia & Slovenia Bike Tour with new dates just added.

Croatia Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Jun-Oct 2025: May-Oct

From $5,499 - $6,649 /person

Sapphire Waters of the Dalmatian Coast

Gaze at sapphire waters and whitewashed villages on our bike tour in Croatia. The Dalmatian Coast enjoys over 200 days of yearly sunshine. As you ride, marvel at the sublime Adriatic vistas. Then be a part of the view as you sail 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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Highlights

  • Bike and island-hop along Croatia's Dalmatian Coast, home to sapphire sea views, pristine beaches and hidden coves
  • Explore the sun-drenched Adriatic, wander cobblestone streets and connect with our long-time local friends
  • Enjoy the freshest seafood and regional cuisine, and sample wines made from Croatia's sprawling vineyards
  • Discover the ancient secrets of Dubrovnik, an architectural gem often referred to as the Pearl of the Adriatic
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Croatia

Start Split

End Dubrovnik

Airports & Travel details*

* Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

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Itinerary

Day 1

Description

From bustling Split, home to Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, set out for a bike tour through Croatia's hinterland • Cycle through the Dinaric Alps' stunning karst landscape • Follow the Cetina River to seaside Omiš, a medieval pirate haven • In the quiet coastal village of Duće, relish garden-fresh Croatian cuisine.

Accommodations

Night 1

Hotel Plaža Duće
Duće
Casual Hotel

Views of the Adriatic and Brač Island abound at this sleek seaside hotel and its main common space, the balmy rooftop deck. (pool, spa) 

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 2-3

Description

Sail to Brač, renowned for its white stone • Ride past seaside villages and picturesque stone walls • Head to Hvar, a chic isle where average annual "sun fall" is 2,724 hours • Enjoy a home-cooked meal made with vegetables fresh from a local garden • Bike amid jagged limestone cliffs and endless rosemary and lavender fields • Take the plunge in refreshing waters off quiet beaches • Behold brilliant sunsets from Hvar Town harbor.

Accommodations
Hotel Amfora

(2 nights)

Nights 2-3

Hotel Amfora
Hvar Town
Casual Hotel

Set on an idyllic bay and surrounded by thick pines, this modern oasis is just a short walk from the center of town. (pool) 

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Day 4

Description

Bike a hilly route around Korčula Island, lush with vineyards, olive groves and forests • Discover elegant Korčula Town, a fortified medieval village and former Venetian settlement—it’s a reputed birthplace of Marco Polo.

Accommodations
Hotel Liburna

(1 night)

Night 4

Hotel Liburna
Korčula
Casual Hotel

Boasting spectacular views of Korčula Town across the harbor, this hotel sits on a point that juts out into the Adriatic. (pool)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 5-6

Description

Savor lovely ocean vistas as you cycle past charming villages • Turrets, spires and tiled roofs add the finishing touch to Dubrovnik, an architectural masterpiece • Enjoy dinner in Dubrovnik's old town • Take in views of this World Heritage site during a guided walk of the historic center, surrounded by magnificent city walls.

Accommodations

Night 5

Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik
*Premiere Hotel

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

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Hotels

Adventure-Ready Hotels

Ideally located with ready access to trip activities, our Casual hotels are also known for their character and charm.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Night 1

Hotel Plaža Duće
Duće

Casual Hotel

Views of the Adriatic and Brač Island abound at this sleek seaside hotel and its main common space, the balmy rooftop deck. (pool, spa) 

Nights 2-3

Hotel Amfora
Hvar Town

Casual Hotel

Set on an idyllic bay and surrounded by thick pines, this modern oasis is just a short walk from the center of town. (pool) 

Night 4

Hotel Liburna
Korčula

Casual Hotel

Boasting spectacular views of Korčula Town across the harbor, this hotel sits on a point that juts out into the Adriatic. (pool)

Night 5

Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik

*Premiere Hotel

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

From $5,499 - $6,649 /person

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Bikes

Choose Your Perfect Bike

Our bikes are designed and built with specific cyclists and riding styles in mind, so we can always offer you a perfect ride. Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Performance Racer 2.0
Backroads Next Generation Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Ideal for avid cyclists
  • Redesigned for 2024
  • Next gen titanium frame with carbon wheels
  • Responsive, efficient and comfortable
  • Drop handlebars only
Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Suited for a wide range of cyclists
  • Comfortable ergonomic seat
  • Long wheel base adds to the bike's control and stability
  • Upright handlebars only
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

  • One of the lightest e-bikes available
  • Provides plenty of power and more than enough battery
  • Lower top tubes for easier mounting and dismounting
  • Upright handlebars only

Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Carbon Bike
  • $650 rental fee; subject to availability
  • Ride like a pro with the top-of-the-line carbon Cannondale Synapse Hi-Mod Red ETAP AXS
  • Delivering phenomenal acceleration and handling in a light and powerful package
  • Built for hard-core riders
Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Tandem Bike
  • $400 rental fee
  • Hand-built frame features Co-Motion's custom-designed Cro-Moly steel tubeset, powerful Avid disc brakes, Shimano Ultegra drive train
  • Custom upgraded wheelset
  • Best for riders with some tandem experience.

From $5,499 - $6,649 /person

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