This MTB tour takes you to explore mountains, coastline and islands of Dalmatia, a stunningly beautiful Croatian coastal region!
Let’s start by discovering still unknown Dalmatian hinterland. On a beautiful mountain of Kamesnica, you will be riding an especially exciting gravel road and carriageways. Descend to coast through amazing Canyon of Cetina River and head to an undoubtedly most charming town in Dalmatia, Town of Split. After exploring Emporer Diocletian town we will take a ferry and explore picturesque Islands of Brac and Hvar. Cycle the islands and get lost in olive and vineyard fields. You’ll be passing by sheep herds and donkeys while riding the thrilling carriageway near the waterline.
This program except for great rides offers also great gastronomic experience and historical insight. Tase some of the delicious traditional dishes and enjoy some of the fine Croatian wines. While going from Mountains to islands you’ll witness areas with a rich history. From Romans in Ancient times till Venetian and Ottomans in Middle ages to Napoleon and Austria empires, all leaving their footprint. And making this part of the world a unique blend of architecture, tradition and gastronomy… Book this tour and have blast on full suspension MTB in Croatia!
For this tour we provide you with our Full Suspension Muesing Petrol 3 MTB. This bikes proved to be a perfect choice for this type of the trip providing great comfort and safety during your cycling.
Accommodation is handpicked but with the aim to be close to our daily activities. Some transfer on few days would be necessary to take you to your accommodation start of the cycling. However, our van would be on your disposal in case you need to rest. Of course, if you are in the area we can approach by vehicle. Every day you will have time to explore your overnight location and blend in with locals. Daily cycling is abutted 20-40km long with significant uphill. However, you can do uphill on your own or you can be transferred by the van to a certain point. Your local English speaking trip leaders will guide you through this adventure being your perfect guide in Croatia. Providing at all-time historical, gastronomic and cultural feedback.
- Dinara & Kamesnica mountain,
- Cetina river and canyon,
- Split town,
- Brac island,
- Hvar island,
- beautiful unbeaten tracks and carriageways.
Day 1(Cetina river & Dinara Mountain)
Transfer from Split to Cetina Spring from where our cycling adventure starts. Round cycling in spring area of Cetina river combining paved and carriageway. Later we take the northern side of Peruca Lake till Dabar village and towards G. Bitelic from where we will take paved road till the source of another river of Rumin. Later we descend to Cetina river and take river path till the town of Trilj.
- Accommodation: 3* Hotel in Trilj
- Road: Combination of gravel / asphalt / grass
From Trilj you’ll have a short transfer to the south side of Kamešnica Mountain from where you will start. From Vostane you will descend to source of Ruda river combining paved and gravel. During the ride most probably, you will get to see a herd of sheep and shepherds watching over them. Later we pass the small river of Grab on our way to Trilj.
- Accommodation: 3* Hotel in Trilj
- Road: asphalt / paved / carriageway
Day 3(Cetina River area (Trilj to Split connection))
Today we will explore Cetina area and villages through forest parts and having a great view on the canyon. After early morning start from Trilj in direction of north taking on the gravel road to the village of Roguljici.
Then we take low traffic county road for 10 km till the village of till village “Blato na Cetini”. Afterwards, we are on gravel till Cetina river. We pass small villages of Smolanje, Ostrvica, Gata while uphill cycling on the gravel road. After uphill we are on great gravel downhill on a carriageway till river of Zrnovnica where we can organise a pick-up and transfer to Split or you can take state road and go to Split by your self.
- Accommodation: 3* Apartment in Split
- Road: asphalt / gravel
Day 4(Island Brac)
Ferry transport from Split to Supetar. In Supetar you’ll start cycling to Sutivan on a coastal path riding just near the sea on combined paved and gravel road, after which you ascend to Donji Humac situated in the middle of Brac Island. On half of the way, you have a nice viewpoint Nature park Sutivan where is also a restaurant and zoo. The trail is dry and rocky with the open view on Brač channel and mainland mountains Mosor, Omiska Dinara and Biokovo. You will continue cycling to Nerezisca from where you will descent to Milna village on the west side of the island finishing your day on the sea. The first section from Nerezisca to Dracevica is a fast and easy gravel road. Most of the last section from Dracevica to Milna is steep and rocky single-track which is technically demanding but instead is possible to take a paved road.
- Accommodation: 3* apartment in Milna
- Road: asphalt/lots of gravel/asphalt
Day 5(Island Brac)
From Milna we will take asphalt road to do the uphill till the beautiful village of Lozisca and then after to Nerezisca. After Nerezisca we take gravel road for 10km till asphalt road which will take us to the biggest attraction of the island Golden Horn beach and town of Bol. The road till Bol is amazing ascent with magnificent views on vineyards along the way, Island Hvar and Vis, and the town of Bol beneath us.
- Accommodation: 3* apartment
- Road: asphalt/gravel
Day 6( Island Hvar)
Early in the morning, you will have a 30-min. boat transfer from Brac to Hvar in Basina bay. First, we will have a ride across Ager-UNESCO protected plain, founded by ancient Greek when arriving on Hvar in 3century BC. Vrboska or small Venice is next in our way after which we take a gorgeous coastal path till Jelsa. Then we climb up till small inland villages of Svirce, Dol, Pitve where you can enjoy olive tree farms, authentic architecture and nice downhill ride till asphalt road which will take us to oldest town in Croatia – Stari grad
- Accommodation: 3* apartment in Stari grad
- Road: asphalt/gravel
The tour is available from March until November.
We recommend taking the tour during thee best times of the year for this tour which are March, April, May, October & November.
Please contact us for exact departure dates.
The tour price depends on the tour period and group size and starts from 1099€.
Please contact us for more details.
Our package includes Muesing Petrol 3 double-suspension mountain bikes made in Germany with high quality components.
Fork: Rock Shox Reba RL 130mm Solo Air
Rear Shock: Rock Shox Monarch RT3
Groupset: Shimano SLX 2×11
Derailleur: Shimano XT 11 Shadow
Brakes: Shimano BRMT400
Saddle: Selle Italia X3
Bike wheel: Rigida Taurus / Shimano Deore
Tyres: Continental wired-on tyres
We provide helmets, but we recommend that your bring your own for your comfort, fit and safety.
Any additional safety gear (gloves, pads, etc.) should be bought by clients as per his own wishes.
Those that prefer to bring their own bikes, no problem – contact us for information on the package discounts.