Cycling & Sailing in Croatia
Best of islands in 8 days
Cycling and Sailing Could You imagine better tour?
There is a plenty of reasons why Zadar County provides ideal circumstances, location and conditions for a large number of leisure activities , of which, the most interesting certainly are sailing and cycling. Many cyclists, professionals as well as the enthusiasts, agree that Zadar County is a cyclist`s paradise. Different types of terrain make this area attractive for all generations of cyclists. Hilly landscape is challenging but not too steep, hundreds of paths and woodland trails lead you trough the olive groves, forests and fields to the hidden coves and the beaches of an exceptional beauty . Cycling trough the three islands Ugljan Pasman and Dugi Otok, exploring the rich cultural heritage while enjoying the most popular beaches in Croatia. More than 100 km of the cycling paths. Sailing between the numerous islands and islets and visiting the most of archipelago sightseeing spots, learning the sailing basics or advanced sailing (professionals).
8 days 3 islands
Cycling across three islands - Ugljan, Pašman and Dugi Otok , exploring the rich culture and heritage while enjoying the most popular beaches in Croatia. A hundreds kilometers of cycling path on tour. Could You ask for more?
Sailing through network of hundreds islands and islets and visiting the most of archipelago sightseeing spots. The day for learning the basics in sailing, or advance sailing for professionals. Could you imagine a better day?
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Shared self-catering Apartments Halfboard inlcuded Seaside Apartments Magazin 5, Croatia 23273 Preko www.navadriatic.com ID CODE: HR AB 110025638
Western route - 30km; Preko - Muline - Preko
Trip description: Bikes takeover and cycling trough island`s hamlets to village Ugljan. Riding trough the old olive groves to the abandoned fishermen`s village of Prtljug. Take a short break and enjoy the beauty of the secluded bays, pine woods and untouched nature that surrounds you. Watch the sunset at the end of the island and sightsee ruins of an antique olive mill and rustic summer houses, homes of the former island`s noblemen.
Route info: Level: Easy Distance: 30 km Terrain: Asphalt, concrete and macadam
Trip Highlights: Passing through 6 villages Romanesque churches Baroque Castle Antique Mill Fisherman village Prtljug Beaches
Good to know: This trip is most popular with tourists because itâ€™s great and rich historic spots. Cycling this trip, you will back to the past, and find out how the people used to live on the islands 2000 years ago.
30 km ZADAR
Love Island Sailing One day Sailing trip
After breakfast, sailing towards Biograd. Cruising on the Pasman canal, that, due to the constant change of the sea current, boasts with the clearest sea water in the Adriatic. Passing by Galesnjak, the world- famous island of love. The small islet became famous worldwide in 2008. when it was declared the most beautiful natural heart-shaped island in the world by Google Earth. With a favorable wind arrival to Biograd, a town known for its rich history and coronation city of Croatian kings. After taking a walk in the picturesque, cobbled streets and drinking an espresso at one of the terraces on the coastline, we continue to sail toward the sunset.
Route info: Distance: 30 NM Sailing location: Pašman Canal Lunch on Board
Trip Highlights: Love island City Break Biograd Canal sailing
Good to know: The sailing boat departs every day at 9:30 in the morning from Preko/Zadar and returns at 18:30. During the trip, there are frequent stops for swimming & snorkelling.
White sand seabed
PaĹĄman island 30km; Preko - Tkon
Jackie O. Beach
Discover secrets of the ten island`s villages and ride along the charming country roads. Visit the island of Pasman and learn about its history, meet peaceful and hardworking locals and taste some specialties of Dalmatian cuisine. Sightsee the village Tkon and watch the sunset from the hill Cokovac, small mount where is placed the only male Benedictine monastery in Croatia dating from the 12. century.
JACKIE O. BEACH UGLJAN
PA Ĺ M A N I S L A N D
Route info: Level: Moderate Distance: 30 km Terrain: Asphalt, concrete and macadam
Trip Highlights: Tkon Beach
Passing through 12 villages Medieval monasteries Romanesque churches Sand beaches Pasman Canal Olive Groves
Good to know: - The island of Pašman is well known for it’s great sand beaches with shallow hot water and the most famous one is sand beach - Jackie O. Beach in Mrljane village.
Blue Dream Sailing One day Sailing trip
Spend an unforgettable day sailing through the stunning Zadar archipelago. Sail by the seaside places of unique beauty, discover hidden bays and coves approachable only by boat, visit the must see locations and swim into crystal clear turquoise waters. Enjoy the secrets of the Adriatic Sea on a day-long cruise from Preko and Zadar to the North side of the Zadar archipelago. During the trip, you will have the chance to see some of the clearest water, unusual rock formations, as well as caves, dolphins (with a bit of luck), the cold war submarine tunnels and much more.
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Route info: Distance: 35 NM Sailing location: Mid Canal Lunch on Board
Trip Highlights: Molat island Pristine coves Wild beaches Dugi Otok Cold war submarine tunnels
Good to know:
The sailing boat departs every day at 9:30 in the morning from Preko/Zadar and returns at 18:30. During the trip, there are frequent stops for swimming & snorkelling.
Dugi Otok 30km; Sakarun - Božava - Brbinj
Trip description: Dugi otok, with its variety and difference in height, is just the place for cycling for those who are looking for physical challenges to those who wish to who wish to enjoy strolling and being part of nature. Silence is the island’s greatest asset. Visit the Sakarun beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Croatia. Hidden in the pine woods, Sakarun is a cove of white sand which gives the water turquoise color.
For all ages BOŽAVA
Route info: Level: Moderate Distance: 30 km Terrain: Asphalt, concrete and macadam
Trip Highlights: Turquioise color water
Passing through 6 villages Lighthouse Veli Rat Romanesque churches Sand beach Sakarun Dry stone Walls Olive Groves
Good to know: - There are plenty of fairly steep hills to climb up as well as some others to freewheel down! - Transfer by boat from Preko to Brbinj and return from Božava to Preko
30 km UGLJAN BOŽAVA
BRBINJ DUGI OTOK
Tour itinerary: Day 1; Arrival and accommodation, dinner at the tavern with domestic specialities Day 2; After breakfast, bikes takeover, cycling along the cost to the former
fishermen`s village Prtljug . Short break and sightseeing, proceeding the tour to Ugljan , the biggest village on the island, visiting the antique olive mill at the hamlet of Muline and one the most beautiful island`s beaches Juzna Luka. On the way back follow the sign marks that lead you to baroque castle. Return to Preko, dinner, overnight.
Day 3; After breakfast, sailing towards Biograd. Cruising on the Pasman canal, that,
due to the constant change of the sea current, boasts with the clearest sea water in the Adriatic. Passing by Galesnjak, the world- famous island of love. The small islet became famous worldwide in 2008. when it was declared the most beautiful natural heart-shaped island in the world by Google Earth. With a favorable wind arrival to Biograd, a town known for its rich history and coronation city of Croatian kings. After taking a walk in the picturesque, cobbled streets and drinking an espresso at one of the terraces on the coastline, we continue to sail toward the sunset.
Day 4; After breakfast cycling to the island of Pasman. Visiting the island`s
attractions , cycling on the country roads through the villages. Don`t miss the panoramic views from the island’s hills, or the swim on the Jackie O. Beach. Observe the natural beauties and sightsee the monuments important for the Croatian history such as the Glagolitic fragments at the convent of St. Kuzma and Damjan . Transport to Preko with a van, dinner, overnight.
Day 5; Sailing excursion . Cruising around the Zadar archipelago, exploring the
islands, hidden beaches and coves. Stop at the island of Molat, free time for sightseeing or lunch. Enjoying the sun and sea, swimming and snorkeling. Return to Preko, dinner, overnight.
Day 6; Boat excursion and cycling on the island of Dugi Otok. Departure after
breakfast. Easy ride to the villageBožava, bikes takeover and cycling through the villages, getting to know the island. Stops at Sakarun beach – the most beautiful beach of the Adriatic and Village Brbinj. Don`t miss the lighthouse at Veli Rat the highest lighthouse on the Adriatic. Return to Preko in the late afternoon, dinner, overnight.
Day 7; You’ll be free today and have time to explore more of the city on your own. You can walk to the Venetian medieval fortress saint Michael. Dinner, overnight.
Day 8; It’s a breeze to reach Zadar’s airport by taxi, shuttle or public transportation.
Our guide will help you with any post-tour planning, leaving you well prepared for the road ahead. Merci et au revoir!
Terms and Conditions Costs: Dates 1 April - 28 June 2014 28 June - 31 August 2014 31 August - 1 November 2014 Infants and Children (0-3) Children 4-11 years old Children 12-18 years old
*Price * Price per person 3.900 Kn (€510) in shared double 5.500 Kn (€730) bedrooms in self-catered 3.700 Kn (€490) apartments. FREE 30% OFF FULL PRICE
7 halfboard (breakfast and supper), 1 cold buffet on a sailing trip, 1 lunch for Dugi Otok cycling tour, shared self-catering apartments, high quality bicycles, helmet, roadside assistance, sailing yacht with skipper, transfers on the island, agency fee and VAT.
Travel costs, visitor’s tax - €1 per person per day, english speaking guide - €50 for the group daily and travel insurance.
Booking deposit 30%. Balance of 70% on arrival.
Reservation and Cancelation:
Pre-booking is essential for booking. Reservations will only be confirmed on receipt of booking deposit. Where the Customer cancels a reservation, refunds will be given under the following conditions: - a 70% refund of the total cost (minus the bank expenses of €25.00) if they cancel at least four weeks before the start of the holiday; - a 50% refund of the total cost (minus the bank expenses of €25.00) if they cancel up to two weeks before the start of the holiday.
NAV Travel maintains insurance meeting all statutory requirements, however we strongly recommend that passengers hold comprehensive and suitable travel, medical and cancellation insurance.
All tours and cruises are subject to weather conditions at the time of departure. NAV Travel reserves the right to alter cruise itineraries due to weather conditions or other such extenuating circumstances.
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Published on Feb 25, 2014
Published on Feb 25, 2014
There is a plenty of reasons why Zadar County provides ideal circumstances, location and conditions for a large number of leisure activitie...