Venice to Croatia Ocean Cruise Family Bike Tour - 20s & Beyond
Biking & Cruising along the Adriatic Coast
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La Serenissima. The most serene. An ancient title given to the bygone Republic of Venice, and how you'll feel as you explore its former territory. Discover the Istrian Peninsula. Cruise through Croatia from Korčula's stone palaces and vineyards to bustling Split and medieval Dubrovnik. Hike in fascinating Montenegro and along the Bay of Kotor. Savor the history, scenes and flavors of this sun-soaked land with your family.
- Hike undiscovered routes—from serene forests to medieval cobblestones—at Montenegro's wondrous Bay of Kotor
- Cruise from Venice and journey along the turquoise waters of the Adriatic in Italy, Croatia and Montenegro
- Bike sunny, scenic island roads on Korčula and Hvar, riding Backroads custom titanium bikes with legendary leaders and support
- Discover the Roman roots of enchanting Istria and explore Dubrovnik, a World Heritage city beloved for its exquisite old town
Days 1-2 Begin in Venice, a labyrinth of meandering canals and old-world buildings | Cruise to Croatia and discover the medieval town of Korčula, a treasure trove of stone palaces and a rumored birthplace of Marco Polo | Awesome island views keep you pedaling along Korčula Island's hills past quaint villages and vineyards | Bike around the Lumbarda wine region and sip the local lifeblood | Dine on fresh regional specialties.
Days 3-4 Magnificent medieval architecture awaits in ibenik | Savor an amazing home-cooked lunch | Pedal through the Croatian hinterland to lively Split, home to Roman Emperor Diocletian's Palace | Explore Dubrovnik's old town, a World Heritage site and architectural masterpiece encircled by massive stone walls | A bike ride through the Konavle region provides plentiful views of mountains and the Adriatic coastline.
Days 5-6 Explore Montenegro, where rocky mountains are dotted with cypress, fig, olive, oak and pine trees | Hike across the Vrmac ridge along the stunning Bay of Kotor, a World Heritage site | Kotor's winding cobbled streets, charming squares, medieval churches and aristocratic mansions are delightful | Head to chic Hvar and bike amid jagged limestone cliffs and lavender fields | Swim in the refreshing waters off beautiful beaches.
Days 7-8 On the Istrian Peninsula, pastoral countryside and traditional villages set the scene | Breathtaking Roman ruins await in Pula | Behold brilliant sunsets over the Adriatic in Rovinj | Return to Venice, home to St. Mark's square, the basilica, Doge's palace, the Grand Canal and iconic gondolas.
Please note: Due to the multiple stateroom options available on this trip, reservations can only be made by contacting one of our Trip Consultants at 800-462-2848 or via email.
PORTS OF CALL Venice | Korçula | ibenik | Dubrovnik | Kotor | Hvar | Pula | Rovinj
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