Adriatic Sea Bike Tour

ADRIATIC SEA (EUROPE) BIKE TOUR

Adriatic Sea Motorcycle Adventure.Slovenia & Croatia.

 

9 days tour

 

Possible dates: Any time between middle of May 2015 until 7 June 2015, or  3 – 11 October 2015

 

Route: Mileage: around 1600 kmCroatia Moto Tour map

 

– Daily rides: 200 – 400 km. The whole tour runs on good asphalt.

HIGHLIGHTS

– Adriatic coastal road
– Supetar diving
– 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sights: Plitvice National Park, Dubrovnik, Split

During the above mentioned periods Adriatic Motorcycle temperatures are perfect, roads are empty,

and the beaches are not packed with tourists. All this combinedperfect ma for riding. This is a spectacular mix of coastal and mountain riding, good paved roads, crystal-clear

seas, delicious Mediterranean food, unspoiled fishing villages, beaches, medieval walled cities,
Roman ruins and lush islands make Croatia a traveller’s

ITINERARY

Day 1 Arrival in Ljubljana

We will pick you up from the airport and bring you to your hotel in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. You have time to get acquainted with your bike. In the afternoon we can see the town or take a short ride ( about 2 hrs). In the evening we have a special welcome dinner.

Day 2 Ljubljana – Plitvice National Park

From Ljubljana we head south through wine growing area of Bela Krajina, “W south-eastern Slovenia, which takes its name from the endless stands of birch trees. Our destination

for today is Plitvice National Park, the most known Croatian national park, which is listed in the UNESCO Register of World Natural Heritage. Sixteen little lakes interconnected with waterfalls created by deposition of travertine, a special kind of limestone, constitute the main attraction of this unique park. We’llstrollingspendwoodenfootbridgesthe thatafternoonfollowthelakesand streams over, under and across the rumbling water.

Day 3 Plitvice National Park – Sibenik

We continue our trip south-east riding past historical town of Knin, which was once seat of the
throne of Croatian kings, and moon-like surface of Biokovo mountains. In the afternoon we’ beautiful town of Sibenik, the city famous for its old castle.

Day 4 Sibenik – Dubrovnik

We continue riding on the scenic route to famous town of Dubrovnic, incorporated to the UNESCO heritage list. Dubrovnik is situated in Southern Dalmatia, the most beautiful part of the Adriatic coast. Rich vegetation, beautiful lakes, rare islands, white pebble beaches and the crystal clean sea, all make this region to an unforgettable experience for every visitor.Take a walk on top of

Dubrovnik’s thickthestonestreetwalls,actionwatchfrom aed café squares and steep cobbled streets. We are in famous Dubrovnik!

Day 5 Dubrovnik –Otok BraćIsland (Supetar)

In the morning we leave Dubrovnik and ride scenic costal road up north-west. We stop in Mali Ston, famous for its defensive wall, the longest fortification in Europe and the best seafood in Croatia.

Short ferry from Makarska to Sumartin will get us to Otok BraćwhereIsland,we’lltwisty ride roads to Supetar.

Day 6 Diving day in Supetar

Today is all about relaxing. Explore numerous sandy beaches on the island and swim in the crystal clear sea. If you wish we can arrange diving for those who have licences or diving lessons with the English speaking qualified instructor for those who want to try it for the first time. And it is definitely worth trying. The experience is unforgettable.

Day 7 Otok IslandBrać-Pag Island

After breakfast we go for a short ferry ride to Split, another UNESCO town, famous for its Diocletian’sWevisita towPalaceandthenhead. up-north. On the way we stop in historical towns of Trogir and Primosten. Finally we reach Pag Island: a barren, rocky island with no trees, little vegetation, no rivers or streams. Pag has a stark, ethereal beauty enhanced by a highly original culture. The sharp-flavoured cheese and intricate lace from Pag is renowned throughout Croatia.

Day 8 Pag Island –Ljubljana

We will take 15 minutes ferry to the land. Our seaside roller coaster ride continues along a narrow strip of land bound by imposing mountains and rugged coastline. The scenery here is truly remarkable when you have the Adriatic Sea on one hand and the steep hillsides of Velebit mountain

range on the other. Winding through pristine forests of Lika we’l Ljubljana in the afternoon. There you will spend your last night to muse and remember all that you’ve witnessedtheadventure. on

Day 9 Flight home

In the morning we can stroll the old part of the city, including the colourful antique market. The quaint, narrow streets along the right bank of the Ljubljanica River, with its medieval bridges leave the unforgettable experience.

Depending on the time of the flight back home, you may have time to climb up the staircase to 16th century fortification of Ljubljana Castle that dominates the town before heading out to the airport.

PACKAGE

Price: 1865 EUR rider

Minimum group size: 5 riders

Price includes

  • Recent model motorcycle Suzuki V-Strom 650 with lockable hard luggage and tank bags.
  • Third party liability insurance.
  • Comprehensive vehicle insurance.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Car assistance.
  • 8 nights’ accommodation or in similarst and ardin Bed quality and Breakfasts. 3***
  • 8 complete breakfasts in the hotels.
  • Airport transfers from/to Lubljana airport on arrival and departure.
  • Plitvice National Park entry.
  • All maps with marked routes for the region being toured.

Price excludes

  • Visas necessary for Indian citizens.
  • Fly tickets to and from Lubljana.

To get to Ljubljana fly via a major European airports (drom Delhi can be for example Milan,London, Paris, Frankfurt), then take Adria Airways, Slovenia’s national carrier. There are other airlines that fly to Ljubljana too: http://www.lju-airport.si/en/passengers-and-visitors/flight-info/airlines/

Alternatively, you can fly to Venice, Munich or Vienna and take a train or shuttle van to Ljubljana. This is a good alternative if you would like to spend some time visiting one of these cities before or after the tour.

If you choose Venice, Italy (250km from Ljubljana), the best way to get from there is a shuttle van. You can choose between two companies; DRD and Go Opti. DRD is a Slovenian Bus Line between Ljubljana and Venice airport & Mestre. Mestre is a town on the mainland next to Venice (Venice is basically an island). DRD has a fixed schedule and price (25 EUR one way). It waits on the parking outside the airport. Go Opti transfers combine maximum number of people travelling in the same direction at similar times in one van. Departure times are not fixed and depend on arrivals of passengers. They usually have around 10-15 departures daily. The price is confirmed at the time of booking (around 25 –30 EUR) while the exact departure time is only confirmed and fixed 24h before departure. Your maximum waiting time is 3h but on average waiting time is 1h.

  • Motorbikes fuel.
  • Lunches and dinners.

This is excluded from the tour price, as the Mediterranean cuisine is very complex and dishes differs. Individuals may have different attitudes as to the sea food or any other local food. Every afternoon we will suggest the best place to eat local food. Clients will be able to choose what they like to eat according to their tastes. The same applies for lunches.

  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tickets to the monuments if we decide to visit any inside.
  • Diving in Supetar.

Ferries

o ferry from Prizna to Zigljen (around 7 EUR / per person on the bike) o ferry from Supetar to Split (around 9 EUR / per person on the bike)

o ferry from Makarska to Sumartin (around 13 EUR / per person on the bike)

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