Bike and Cruise from Opatija Traditional Ensuite Cruise 2020

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8 Days and 7 Nights
Availability : May and September
Opatija
Opatija

Highlights

Opatija – Krk – Rab – Pag – Ilovik – Lošinj – Cres – Opatija

Tour Includes

  • Continental breakfasts Three course lunches
  • 1 litre of water per person daily
  • Free WIFI.

Boat Specifications

Traditional ensuite

  • Wooden ships
  • Cabins with private shower/toilet
  • Mostly bunk beds
  • Air-conditioned salon.

Itinerary

DAY 1    SATURDAY    ARRIVAL IN OPATIJA – ISLAND KRK (L)

Bike Course: Krk town – Punat – Krk town

  • Length: 18 km
  • Total ascend: 120 m
  • Hignhest point: 50 m
  • Surface: 100% paved road
  • Difficulty level: 1/5

Arrival in Opatija, check in at Opatija harbor between 11:00 till 12:00h. Departure at 13:00. Lunch on journey to the island of Krk and meet your fellow passengers and the crew. Easy ride from the town of Krk to the village of Punat and back to Krk town. Overnight.

DAY 2    SUNDAY    ISLAND KRK (B,D)

Bike Course: City of Krk – Dobrinj – Vrbnik – Baška

  • Length: 48 km
  • Total ascend: 660 m
  • Highest point: 315 m
  • Surface: 90 % paved road, 10% macadam
  • Difficulty level: 4/5

Today you will cycle through Mediterranean scented vegetation, olive groves and fig trees to the village of Dobrinj – a real town-museum, a synthesis of past and present. Ride through the dry-stone walls and flocks of sheep to the biggest field on the island – Vrbnik’s field with its famous golden yellow wine – the Žlahtina. You will rest in Vrbnik while tasting wine, cheese and prosciutto. Continue to the saddle Treskavac with the wonderful view to Punat valley and the small island of Košljun with franciscan monastery dating from 12th century. Downhill through Bašćanska Draga to Baška, getting know the sculptures of Glagolitic letters. Dinner on board with overnight in Baška. Remark: In case of bad weather conditions (bura wind), end of tour and overnight in Krk

DAY 3    MONDAY    ISLAND OF RAB (B,L)

BIKE Course 1 : Lopar – Rab

BIKE Course 2 : Rab – sv. Mara – Rab

BIKE 1

  • Length: 22 km
  • Total ascend: 160 m
  • Highest point: 90 m
  • Surface: 100% paved road
  • Difficulty level: 2/5

BIKE 2

  • Length: 21 km
  • Total ascend: 150 m
  • Highest point: 90 m
  • Surface: 95% paved road, 5% macadam
  • Difficulty level: 2/5  

During breakfast, the ship cruises to Lopar on the island of Rab – the second greenest croatian island. Our bike tour will lead us to a famous sandy beach bay. We then cycle through the interior of the island, past wonderful Supetarska Draga in the direction of the ancient walled city of Rab with its four famous bell towers situated on an arrow shaped spit of land. After lunch on board we will cycle more to the nature reserve ‘Dundo’ forest – one of the few surviving forests in the Mediterranean, which extends over the Kalifront peninsula. Swimming break in the picturesque bay St.Mara. Overnight in the port of Rab.

DAY 4    TUESDAY    PAG – ILOVIK (B,L, CD)

Bike Couse: Tovarnele – Novalja – Mandre

  • Length: 35 km
  • Total ascend: 340 m
  • Highest point: 120 m
  • Surface: 100 % paved road
  • Difficulty level: 2/5

After a short crossing to the island of Pag we start a bike tour along the island’s beautiful moon-like landscape. First stop is the village of Lun with thousand years old olive trees and many stone walls. Be careful when cycling on this island due to many wandering sheep. The island is famous for its Pag cheese. We highly recommend a break in a traditional ‘konoba’ tavern to taste the cheese. In the idyllic village of Mandre we return to the ship and have lunch on board. We continue our cruise to the island of Ilovik, island full of flowers, where we have opportunity to walk, swimm and relax. Optional Captain’s dinner on board with overnight in Ilovik. 

DAY 5  WEDNESDAY   ISLAND LOŠINJ (B,L)

BIKE 1: Mali Lošinj – Čikat – Veli Lošinj

BIKE 2: Mali Lošinj – Sv. Ivan/ Providenca

 BIKE 1

  • Length: 20 km
  • Total ascend: 180 m
  • Highest point: 70 m
  • Surface: 95% paved, 5% macadam
  • Difficulty level: 1/5

BIKE 2

  • Length: 22 km
  • Total ascend: 440 m
  • Highest point: 235 m
  • Surface: 100% paved road
  • Difficulty level: 3/5  

After breakfast, we leave for Mali Lošinj. Bike tour through the lovely Čikat peninsula surrounded by pine trees and Mediterranean herbs with enjoying the beautiful beaches. Continue to the picturesque village Veli Lošinj and back to the ship for lunch. Afternoon easy ride to one of the beaches or to the Sveti Ivan hill (250m) or the theme viewpoint Providenca where you can enjoy fantastic view to the city and the southern part of the Lošinj archipelago.

DAY 6    THURSDAY   ISLAND OF LOŠINJ and CRES (B,D)

Bike Course: M. Lošinj – Osor – Martinšćica

  • Length: 46 km
  • Total ascend: 500 m
  • Highest point: 190 m
  • Surface: 95 % paved road, 5% macadam
  • Difficulty level: 3/5

After breakfast, we cycle through the pine and laurel trees towards Cres island (connected to Mali Losinj by small bridge) with our first stop in the artistic village of Osor and we take a more strenuous cycling towards the fishing village of Martinscica where lunch will be served on board. We continue our cruise towards the historic town of Cres for free evening and overnight.

DAY 7    FRIDAY   OPATIJA RIVIERA (B,L)

Bike Course: Mošćenička Draga – Brseč – Lovran

  • Length: 27 km
  • Total ascend: 450 m
  • Highest point: 325 m
  • Surface: 100 % paved road
  • Difficulty level: 3/5

During breakfast, the ship departs for Mošćenička Draga on the Opatija riviera. From there we cycle along the coastal road with spectacular views of the sea and the islands to the village of Brseč, situated on a rock above the sea. After the break, we continue to cycle to St Jelena hill with the stunning panorama on Kvarner bay. Descend to Mošćenice – a medieval town situated on the foot of Perun hill and further to Lovran where the ship is waiting. Lunch on board and sailing to Opatija, where you have free evening to admire enchanting city, walk through the parks or along the 12 km long sea promenade called Lungomare. Overnight in Opatija.  

DAY 8   SATURDAY    DISEMBARKATION OPATIJA (B,)

Early morning breakfast and check out.

More Information

Cruise is not suitable for persons with restricted mobility.

Cancellation Fees

From Deposit payment – 60 days prior to departure: Deposit
60 – 30 days prior to departure: Deposit + 10% of the tour rate
29 – 9  days prior to departure: Deposit + 25% of the tour rate
8 – 1 days  prior to departure: Deposit + 50% of the tour rate
0 and no show: 100% of the tour rate