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Croatia Wellness Tour

Enjoy cycling and kayaking and discover the cultural sights and gastronomy of the most beautiful Croatian region - the dalmatian coast and islands.

Highlights

  • 7 days of activities
  • Cycling tour
  • Guided sea kayak tours
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Luggage transfers and car or van support
  • Bike rental

7 days with instruction
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Accommodation

During the tour, you will stay in classic three- and four-star hotels, premier four-star hotels, or exclusive four- or five-star hotels.

Program

Spend two evenings in Split and walk along the streets of the once great and important Roman site, dating back to 300 A.C. Besides Diocletian’s palace, you will visit and bike along another UNESCO World Heritage site; Stari Grad Plain on the Island Hvar. Cycle along lavender fields to reach the famous and “trendy” town of Hvar. Ride along Korčula Island and discover its natural beauties, monasteries, gastronomy, old fisherman villages, and ancient stone architecture.

Your guides will take you for a kayak tour along the Marjan peninsula in Split as well as a small group of Islands located in front of Island Hvar called Pakleni Islands. Another sea kayaking tour will take place around the Korčula archipelago. Continue exploring and cycling along the peninsula Pelješac, before you reach your final destination; Dubrovnik - the pearl of Adriatic. The tour starts in Split, Croatia between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. and ends in Dubrovnik, Croatia after breakfast. The time can be adjusted.

  • Average daily cycling distance: 30 kilometers (supported upon previous agreement)
  • Road surface: paved

Daily itinerary

Day 1: Diocletian’s palace and Split town

Upon your arrival in Split, you will meet your representative and get familiar with the area; most important sites and dining areas, get your bike fitted, and get an explanation of all the bike routes and options. The most important site of Split is Diocletian’s Palace, now recognized on UNESCO’s World Heritage list.

The locals have their real homes molded in the old walls of the Palace and inside it, you will find numerous cafes and restaurants serving fresh Mediterranean food. In front of the palace, you might enjoy an evening walk along its beautiful waterfront promenade. Depending on your arrival, you can enjoy an easy, car-free 17-kilometer bike ride or go for a 40-kilometer inland loop.

  • Distance biked: 17 kilometers (short option) - 60 kilometers (long option)
  • Unsupported cycling (easy bike routes)
  • Overnight: Split
  • Highlights: Split, Diocletian’s Palace, and coastal roads of Marjan hill

Day 2: Sea kayaking in Split

Today, you are going for a four-hour scenic sea-kayak adventure around a Marjan peninsula. This is a perfect paddling experience for all beginners, as you keep close to the shore. After an introduction to paddling techniques and safety, you will start on your way around the peninsula.

As the scenery changes from secluded bays in shaded pine forests to pebble beaches, you will stop for a dip in one of the bays - a perfect location for snorkeling as well. Explore the “wild side” of Split from the sea level perspective, just minutes away from the busy city center. Do not forget to pack your swimming gear as we stop for a swim and snorkeling in one of Marjan’s secluded coves.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Activity: Guided sea kayak for three to four hours
  • Distance biked: optional
  • Overnight: Split
  • Highlights: Sea kayak trip Split

Day 3: Lavender roads, UNESCO sites, and Hvar town

Welcome to Island Hvar. For the morning ride, Meridienten Vulic suggests an easy ride around the UNESCO site of Stari Grad. Stari Grad (Old Town) is an ancient Greek colony dating back to 400 B.C. Besides historical sites you will discover quite charming towns and roads where you will be cycling, passing next to private gardens, along the coast, and olive groves.

For the afternoon bike ride, take the famous and probably most beautiful road along the lavender fields to reach the town of Hvar. Once in Hvar town, enjoy a well-deserved coffee or aperitif at one of the most beautiful Venetian-style piazzas in the Mediterranean and watch the world go by.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Distance biked: 45 kilometers (long option) - 20 kilometers (short option), car or van support (during the climb)
  • Overnight: Hvar town
  • Highlights: Jelsa, Vrboska, UNESCO site of Stari Grad plain, beaches, lavender road, Hvar town

Day 4: Sea kayaking Hvar

After leisure breakfast, you set off to the group of small islands called Pakleni Islands. The origin of the name goes back to the old days when the islands were the main source of rosin for local shipbuilders. Today, just like then, the islands are covered with thick pine woods providing refreshing shade even during the hottest summer days. The route through narrow straits and along the islands reveals small hidden pebble beaches where you can enjoy the privilege of having, at least temporarily, a beach of your own, where you can swim, snorkel, and relax. Returning to Hvar around 2:00 p.m. Overnight is at Hvar town.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Activity: Guided sea kayak for three to four hours
  • Distance biked: optional 20 kilometers
  • Overnight: Hvar town
  • Highlights: Sea kayak tour Hvar, Pakleni islands

Day 5: Speed boat to Korčula Island

After the private boat transfer, start with your bike ride on Island Korčula, about 46 kilometers from the town of Korčula. The island was very early populated; even before Greek times! During its history, it was chosen by Venetians as a spot to build their important walled city on the northern shores of the island. Therefore, nowadays, thanks to that, they have the most magnificent walled Korčula Old Town still preserved and almost intact for centuries where you spend the next two nights. Enjoy the scenic south side of the island, with amazing views of beautiful hidden beaches and coves, ride along the small villages and hamlets, and stop in some of the few great local Konoba (taverns) for the most amazing locally prepared food.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Distance biked: 46 kilometers, car or van support today for the bike ride
  • Overnight: Korčula town
  • Highlights: private boat ride, Korčula town, Island Korčula, charming stone villages, vineyards, and local restaurants

Day 6: Sea kayaking Korčula

As you stay for another day in Korčula take a chance to explore the island of Korčula from the sea; its hidden coves, and beautiful coastal villages surrounded by dark pine forests that cover the island. A guided sea kayaking tour takes you along islets scattered between Korčula, Lumbarda, and Orebić. Besides the monastery on Badija and the stone quarries of Vrhnik, you will enjoy the crystalline waters and the tranquility of Korčula’s archipelago. As for the cycling, there are few loop options today.

Whatever you choose, you will be making your way past vineyards, olive groves, and along the beautiful coast of the island. Taste the traditional food; like homemade gnocchi, homemade macaroni, pašticada, and other meals which have been traditionally prepared by the locals for centuries. Some of the best Croatian white wines are produced on this island, which will just add flavor to your lunch or dinner. Did they mention Marco Polo lived here, and has started his life journey from Korčula?

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Activity: Guided sea kayak for three to four hours
  • Optional distance biked: 36 kilometers - 24 kilometers (short option) - 85 kilometers (long option) with unsupported cycling (easy bike routes)
  • Overnight: Korčula town
  • Highlights: Korčula town, east side of Island Korčula, pebble and sandy beaches, and vineyards

Day 7: Pelješac peninsula and Dubrovnik

Today, for your final ride, you will be cruising along the Pelješac peninsula. You will be riding along the vineyards of Dingač and Postup, made from the Plavac Mali vines, a close cousin to Zinfandel of California, and Primitivo from Calabria. There are many wineries which can be visited along the ride. Enjoy the great views Pelješac is offering you, Mljet and Korčula Island on your right and the mainland on your left. The ride today has a couple of hills, coastal rides, and vineyards.

Your final bike destination is Ston, from where you will be transferred to Dubrovnik. Ston, a salt-producing village on the Pelješac peninsula was built in the 14th-century town and has the longest city walls in Europe - five and a half kilometers. Ston was an important town for the Dubrovnik Republic, which was the strongest and most prosperous in the 14th century which you are about to see.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Distance biked: 60 kilometers, van support today during the ride
  • Overnight: Dubrovnik
  • Highlights: Peninsula Pelješac, Ston, and Dubrovnik

Day 8: Dubrovnik

Today after breakfast, the tour ends. You might want to extend your stay in Dubrovnik and explore the historical sites along with the magnificent wall that surrounds the old town.

  • Meals: Breakfast

Bikes and equipment

With a fleet of 250+ bikes, Meridienten Vulic has the right bike for you. The bikes they provide are great quality bikes selected for their handling, reliability, and performance. The bikes are serviced regularly before they leave the base in Split. The entire fleet comes equipped with flat or toe cage pedals, a spare tube, a patch kit, tire levers, a pump, a cycle computer, a rear rack (except carbon bikes), water bottle holders, a water bottle, and a lock.

The adjustable stem is also provided on each bike so they can make a great fit to your preferred position. Regarding bikes for your tour, Meridien Ten provides road and hybrid bikes, both types custom-built by German bike manufacturer Müsing. They can also provide tandem bikes by Cannondale and e-bikes by Trek and Giant.

Location

The tour will take place in Croatia.

Food

You will be served daily breakfast included in the price.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 3 guided sea kayak tours
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Bike rental (road, hybrid, or tandem bike)
  • Lock, pump, spare tube, helmet and patch kit, and rear rack bag
  • Assistance with bike fitting, detailed briefing with a description of places you will be visiting en route, lunch options, marked map with options for the shorter or longer route
  • All the ferry tickets and private boat transfers
  • Luggage transfers
  • Car or van support on days 3, 5, and 7 which are harder cycling days
  • GPS navigation for setup on mobile phones
  • Bike water bottles (to be kept as a souvenir), a small bike bag, and a helmet
  • Travel planning assistance, pre-tour information, pre-post-tour hotel or travel reservations, or suggestions
  • Care-free holidays experienced with the best adventure company in Croatia

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Airport transfers
  • E-bike supplement (140 EUR)
  • Tips or any kind of gratitude
  • Mobile phone or phone adapter for the bike

How to get there

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Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
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