Cycling Trip Highlights
  • Beautiful islands off the Croatian coast, hidden gems of the area
  • The magnificent Diocletian Palace dating back 1700 years
  • Exploring the “pearl of the Adriatic coast”
  • Sweeping countryside with picturesque olive groves, villages and vineyards
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Self Guided Split to Dubrovnik

A fully-flexible cycling holiday in Croatia

What we love about our Split to Dubrovnik cycling holiday

We love...Traditional Architecture
Dubrovnik's beautiful old town is a unique place to explore with picturesque buildings and stunning scenery everywhere you look. This charming village environment is replicated throughout your trip down the coast.
We love...The Views
As you look out over the stunning Adriatic Coast you will be treated to exceptional views as far as the eye can see. There are beautiful islands to explore on your way to Dubrovnik, each of them offering stunning views over the turquoise waters.
We love...Rich Culture
You will get a taste for the fascinating history of the country as you visit the many small but charming villages down the west coast. The spectacular churches and cathedrals emphasise the traditions and rich cultures than encompasses the area.

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Our suggested Split to Dubrovnik cycling holiday

Day by Day

Day 1Arrival
Total distance50km

If you arrive during the day why not try a simple loop and explore the local area. In the evening go to the magnificent Palace of Diocletian, a 17,000 year old UNESCO World Heritage Site. Today’s optional cycling will be between 20-80km.

Day 2Island of Brac
Total distance80km

Take a 45 minute ferry to the island of Brac, which is known for its stone – America’s White House, the presidential residence is built using stone from Brac. Visit Greek and Roman ruins, wine cellars, stone villages and art galleries before your ride tomorrow. The 80km ride takes you on a scenic loop around the island. You can, however, choose to ride shorter distances with equally beautiful rides ranging from 25km upwards.  You will take the afternoon ferry back.

Day 3Island of Hvar
Total distance60km

This morning we recommend a great ride around Stari Grad. The town is a UNESCO world heritage site founded in 400 B.C. During the afternoon, ride the most famous route along the stunning lavender fields to the town of Hvar.

Day 4Island of Korcula
Total distance36km

Today you can explore Korcula’s coves, delightful villages and pine forests. There are multiple routes you can take, all of which will pass through vineyards, olive fields and down to the coast. Some of Croatia’s best white wines are produced on Korcula, so make sure you sample with a local dish. There is an optional 20km today if you wish to extend the route.

Day 5Peljasac Peninsula
Total distance60km

It’s a spectacular final day as you cycle along the Peljasac peninsula, besides vineyards with fantastic views of the islands of Mljet and Korcula. The final destination will be Ston, a 14th century village which produces salt and owns the longest fortified walls in Europe. From Ston you will be transferred back to Dubrovnik where the tour comes to an end.

Day 6Departure

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel before departing for your homeward travel.

Key Stats

7day holiday
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60km avg
Expect to ride an average of 60km per day

How's the Weather? in Split to Dubrovnik

The SpringMarch to May
Croatia generally has a mild climate so Spring is a very pleasant time to ride, especially as you move through April into May. Temperatures are not sweltering and the summer crowds have not descended.
The SummerJune to August
The summer is hot and you're likely to experience good weather with warm temperatures. July & August are exceptionally warm and you are likely to want to ride early and stay out of the midday sun.
The AutumnSeptember to November
September is a great time to visit Croatia as temperatures drop from the stifling summer heat. Cycling will be hugely enjoyable in the early Autumn. November has the most rainfall so plan your trip to be home before then.
The WinterDecember to February
The winter is best avoided for cycling in Croatia as you're likely to experience cold weather and rain.

What to ExpectFrom from beautiful towns to scenic rides

Explore this beautiful and complex country by bicycle and discover numerous hidden gems. Take in the magnificent beauty of this country and cycle through small villages, along lakes and up hills. Immerse yourself in the Croatian culture and have a true Mediterranean experience in a country rich in history.

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