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Island hopping and bike cruise around Kvarner Bay

8 days / 7 nights
Croatia - Seas and rivers - Multi-activities - Leisure cycling - Guided leisure cycling - E-bike tours
With a guide - Families

price from
~869 £ [990 €] per pers.

Guarded by the towering Velebit mountain range in the east and hugged by the Istria Peninsula in the northwest lie the Kvarner bay islands. Quiet coves of crystal clear water surround the dramatic landscapes of the Kvaner bay islands; green hills and rocky moon landscapes give way to small harbour towns rich in history and culture. Discover the charm of the Adriatic Sea for yourself by bike and boat on board one of our romantic motor yachts.

Price for collective transfers from/to Zagreb on day of embarkation/disembarkation only (11:30 am from Zagreb Center or 12:15 pm from Zagreb Airport / return transfer from Omišalj to Zagreb Airport starts at 8 am: 30 euro person/way and 30 euro bicycle/way (reservation required two weeks in advance, booking incl. complete transmission of flight details)

The captain reserves the right to alter the route in case of bad weather conditions. Guests are obliged to follow ship rules (found in written form on the ship) especially with regards to bringing drinks onboard. In case of bad behavior, the captain or your cycling guide reserves the right to ask clients to disembark.

Your day by day program

1
Omišalj (Embarkation) – Cres

Individual arrival in Omišalj, a nice little harbor village on the island of Krk. If you’re planning to arrive by car, we will organize a safe parking space for you. Check-in on the motor yacht between 2 and 2:30 pm. At aprx. 3 pm the ship takes us to the island of Cres in about four hours. On Cres we take a walk through the Venetian old town in the evening.

2
Islands of Cres and Lošinj

In the morning our ship takes us to Martinšćica. From there we cycle on the east side of the island among pine, fig and laurel trees to Osor, an artist town, where we have time for a swim in the bay with its crystal clear water. In the afternoon we have lunch on board the boat as we leave Osor and navigate our way to the island of Lošinj. After a comfortable cruise and a refreshing swim stop the ship brings us safely into the large harbor of Mali Lošinj. The clear climate of this wellness retreat with its colorful captain’s houses and an abundance of cafes welcomes us for a relaxing evening, enabling us to unwind and recuperate.
(aprx. 14 mi./23 km)

3
Islands of Lošinj and Molat

We cycle along the seaside promenade to the south of Lošinj and visit the picturesque small harbor town of Veli Lošinj before we meet the ship for lunch. In the afternoon we cross over to the island of Molat where we can do another short cycling tour. Finally we stay overnight in the quiet harbor of Molat.
(aprx. 12 + 6 mi./20 + 10 km)

4
Island of Dugi Otok

During breakfast the ship leaves Molat and takes us past many small islands to the "spice island" of Dugi Otok. Our bike tour starts in the bay of Božava which is surrounded by pine woods, agaves and tamarisk trees, and we ride on a road almost free of traffic. Our tour leads us at first to the northern most point of the island where the light house of Veli Rat stands proudly since 1849 fulfilling its duty in guiding sailors safely on their way. A ride along the islands “Road in the Sky” brings us to the peaceful harbor of Savar or Bribinj. There will be ample time for a swim break in the afternoon. Overnight stay in a calm bay.
(aprx. 20 mi./32 km)

5
Island of Pag - Rab

After a crossing in the morning we reach the island of Pag. In the harsh but delightful landscape of the island we come across many fig and olive trees. Over the centuries the inhabitants have built numerous stone walls for protection against the wind. Starting from Mandre we cycle on the narrow peninsula until we reach the sea from where the ship takes us to Rab. The island of Rab is one of the sunniest places in Europe. The town of Rab, the fortified capital of the island, was built in the Middle Ages on a wedge shaped headland and marks one of the highlights of the trip. The four famous bell towers are the symbol of the adorned beauty of the town. After dinner we can explore the narrow alleys with numerous cozy cafés.
(aprx. 21 mi./34 km)

6
Island of Rab

We cycle along the coast to the east side of the island, an area with virtually no vegetation, which’s rough and cliffy rocks remind us of a lunar landscape. The road leads us to a bay with a sandy beach which is rather atypical for the islands of the Kvarner Bay. At lunchtime the ship awaits us in the harbor directly in front of the old town of Rab. After a swim-break the ship takes us over to the neighboring island of Krk where we spend the evening in the historical town of Krk.
(aprx. 15 mi./25 km)

7
Island of Krk

We cycle over the ridge of the island which is covered by fragrant macchia to a valley of vineyards and then onwards to the small museum town of Vrbnik in the northeast. The town built on a 50-meter-high cliff and surrounded by vineyards is the home of the famous white wine Žlahtina. Another peculiarity that Vrbnik has to offer is the second narrowest alley in the world. The way leads us across the island through old villages and rich vegetation to Omišalj. On our way we have a chance to swim in the bay of Soline. A cheerful evening meal on board the boat gives you time to celebrate the success of the week with fellow travellers and tour guides.
(aprx. 28 mi./45 km)

8
Your trip ends here - Omišalj

After breakfast disembarkation until 9 am and individual trip home or extended stay in Croatia.

Departure board

Departure Return Price Guaranteed departure
14 April 2019 21 April 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
21 April 2019 28 April 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
28 April 2019 05 May 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
05 May 2019 12 May 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
12 May 2019 19 May 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
19 May 2019 26 May 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
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02 June 2019 09 June 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
09 June 2019 16 June 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
16 June 2019 23 June 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
23 June 2019 30 June 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
30 June 2019 07 July 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
07 July 2019 14 July 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
14 July 2019 21 July 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
21 July 2019 28 July 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
28 July 2019 04 August 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
04 August 2019 11 August 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
11 August 2019 18 August 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
18 August 2019 25 August 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
25 August 2019 01 September 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
01 September 2019 08 September 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
08 September 2019 15 September 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
15 September 2019 22 September 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
22 September 2019 29 September 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
29 September 2019 06 October 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
06 October 2019 13 October 2019 ~869 £ [990 €] Guaranteed departure Book
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Technical information

Fact sheet
Starting point
  • Omišal
End
  • Omišal
Accommodation
  • Comfort Ship LINDA (all cabins with shower/toilet)
Number of people
  • From 14 participants
Level of difficulty
  • Easy. Accessible to everyone. Distances: from 20 and up to 45km a day. Road surfaces: hillside roads with very few height gains.
Options
  • Cabin above deck : 100€
  • Single cabin below deck : 400€
  • Single cabin above deck : 600€
  • Reduction for a third person in cabin : -495€
  • Reduction for children up to 16 : -248€
  • Hybrid bicycle rental : 80€
  • E-bike rental : 160€
  • Collecting transfer from Rijeka train station to Omišalj : 20€
  • Transfer from/to Rijeka airport : 15€
Included
  • 8-day trip on a motorized yacht with crew
  • 7 nights in a double cabin below deck with shower/toilet
  • 4 x full board and 3 x half board
  • Guided cycling tours and sightseeing as described in the itinerary
  • Overview-maps for the daily cycling tours (on board)
  • Bed linen and towels
  • English speaking tour guide
Not included
  • Journey to Omišalj/Krk Island
  • Flat rate for bottled water, Visitor’s tax and local charges 40 euro or 20 euro for children up to age 16 (to be paid to the captain)
  • Beverages on board (tally sheet; to be paid to the captain)
  • Meals and beverages ashore
  • Tips for crew and tour guides

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