E-Bike & Boat Highlights of Dalmatia Plus
from Dubrovnik to Split
8 days / 7 nights | Guided bike tours
up to aprx. 125 miles/200 km by e-bike or bicycle | Level 2–3
If you would like to experience the region of South Dalmatia thoroughly, not wanting to do without Dubrovnik and its amazing city walls, this e-bike or hybrid bike & boat trip is an excellent choice. Accompanied by our charming motor yacht, we get to know this sparsely populated part of Croatia. Breathtaking scenic experiences and cultural highlights await you. The highlights of the trip are the town center of Dubrovnik and Split which are listed as UNESCO’s world heritage sites. We cycle the islands of Mljet, Lastovo, Korčula, Hvar and Brač and experience the interaction of sea and land, culture and nature close up and personally.
This tour expands our Islandhopping-Plus-Program and matches activity with comfort. Our proud motor yacht Harmonia is your home for an amazing week. Welcoming roomy cabins with private bathrooms, a comfortable sundeck as well as a stylish salon await your visit. The direction of this tour alternates each week.
Highlights of this bike and boat trip
✔ Dubrovnic, listet on the UNESCO world heritage list
✔ Split, listet on the UNESCO world heritage list
✔ The Diocletan's palace in Split
✔ The island Mljet and its salt lakes
Day 1 (Fri): Dubrovnik (Embarkation)
Individual journey to Dubrovnik. Check-in on board starts between 2 and 2.30 pm at Gruž, the town port. At about 4.30 pm, a guided tour through Dubrovnik is offered, where we hear some interesting details of the town’s history and visit the most impressive sites. The boat will spend the night in Gruž offering the guests an opportunity to experience Dubrovnik’s nightlife.
Day 2 (Sat): Dubrovnik – Mljet Island (Cycling aprx. 17.5 mi./28 km)
In the morning we cross over to the green and forested island Mljet - known as the honey island. With 70 % of its landmass covered by woodland it is the most forested island in the Mediterranean region. Homer mentioned this lovely island in his epic poem “Odyssey”. He made it a home for the Nymph Calypso and the legendary Greek king Odysseus, who could not resist Calypso and stayed on Mljet for seven years. We cycle from Sobra to Pomena where our ship awaits us for dinner. Overnight stay in Pomena.
Day 3 (Sun): Islands Lastovo and Korčula: Korčula town (Cycling aprx. 17.5 mi./28 km)
Today our ship takes us to the Island of Lastovo. The island is one of the smaller inhabited islands in the Adriatic Sea. The Emperor Augustus appreciated the mild climate, and in Roman times it was even named “Augusta Insula” after him. Today’s cycle tour takes us across this beautiful island. The gold-coloured white wine “Marastina”, known even beyond Croatia’s borders, is grown here. Back at the boat it’s time to cast off! A crossing takes us over to Korčula Island, regarded as one of the most beautiful islands in Dalmatia. The Picturesque town of Korčula competes with Venice for the honor of being the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Use the evening to wander through the fishbone alleyways and soak up the vibes of this stylish town. A guided city tour will give you an overview of the city and its features.
Day 4 (Mon): Korčula Island: Korčula town - Vela Luka (Cycling aprx. 37.5 mi./60 km)
Today’s cycle tour leads us across the charming island of Korčula. A mild Mediterranean climate and a broad variety of different landscapes accompany us on the tour today. Take your time, and remember to take a break to enjoy the view over the deep blue sea and neighboring islands. Dinner is served on board to replenish our strength after an active day. Overnight stay in the sheltered by of Vela Luka.
Day 5 (Tue): Island Hvar: Hvar Town – Stari Grad – Jelsa (Cycling aprx. 22 mi./35 km)
The day starts with a relaxing cruise to Hvar town on Hvar Island. Make use of the time before the cycle tour starts and go for a little stroll through the city. Standing on the magnificent Renaissance Square you can enjoy a view up to the Spanish fortress towering high above the city. Today's bike tour takes us from the city of Hvar through small villages and lavender fields to Stari Grad on the opposite side of the island. The descent to Stari Grad offers breathtaking views. After a lunch break on board we continue cycling to Jelsa, where we will also spend the night.
Day 6 (Wed): Brač Island: Bol – Pučišća (Cycling aprx. 14 mi./23 km)
We cruise to the island of Brač, famous for its radiant, precious limestone that was, among others, used for the White House in Washington and in the construction of the German Reichstag building in Berlin. Once we have arrived on Brač, we start our bike tour from Bol to the picturesque harbor town of Pučišća. We will spend the afternoon and evening here. Enjoy the serenity of the town, famous internationally for its stone masonary college
Day 7 (Thu): Brač Island: Pučišća – Split (Cycling aprx. 16 mi./25 km)
Our last bike tour leads us along the northern coastline of Brač from Pučišća to Supetar. Then, for the last time in an eventful week, we enjoy a cruise back to the UNESCO world heritage city of Split. A guided city tour offers us the chance to see inside the former Palace of Emperor Diocletian and to learn about its transformation into the city which it has become. A cheerful evening meal on board the boat gives you time to celebrate the success of the week with fellow travelers and tour guides.
Day 8 (Fri): Split (Disembarkation)
After breakfast disembarkation until 9 am and individual trip home or extended stay in Croatia.
Please note: All cycling distances stated above are approximate only.
Itinerary changes: We reserve the right to make changes to the planned itinerary due to changing wind and weather conditions as well as organizational requirements.