Bike & Boat National Parks and Islands of Dalmatia
8 days / 7 nights | from/to Trogir | Guided bike tours
aprx. 97 miles/157 km by bicycle | Level 1–2
Croatia has a beautiful coast with thousands of islands, reefs and bays. Numerous romantic ruins, charming hills, countless natural beauties and phenomena are waiting to be discovered. On one of our easiest tours, we invite you to spend a week on a ship cruising between the mainland and the islands. Good cuisine, an open minded crew and knowledgeable tour guides are expecting you. We visit two National Parks and the islands of Central Dalmatia, starting from Trogir. Highlights include UNESCO protected old town of Trogir, Primošten, Šibenik with its famous cathedral, Zadar, National Park Krka-waterfalls and Kornati Islands. On a romantic motor yacht, our floating accommodation, we discover the charm of the Adriatic in our own special way.
Highlights of this bike and boat trip
✔ The greenest corner of Croatia discovering by boat and bike
✔ Boat tour through the Kornati National Park
✔ The Croatian Coast with it islands, reefs and bays
✔ UNESCO protected old town of Trogir
Day 1 (Fri): Trogir (Embarkation) – Rogoznica
Individual arrival either by car to Trogir or by plane to Split. After checking in on the motor yacht between 2 and 2:30 pm at Trogir our first cruise starts at 3 pm leading us to Rogoznica - a village on a small island which is connected to the mainland by a dam. Here we also spend our first night.
Day 2 (Sat): Rogoznica – Primošten – Šibenik - Skradin (Cycling aprx. 12 mi./20 km)
In the morning we cycle from Rogoznica to Primošten. From there the boat takes us to the city of Šibenik to the spot where the Krka River flows into the Adriatic Sea. After visiting the famous cathedral and the lovely old town we set off again. On the cruise we pass the lower course of the river Krka following the river bend until we reach Skradin. In the port of the village we spend our night.
Day 3 (Sun): National Park of Krka - Vodice (Cycling aprx. 22 mi./36 km)
The charming port of Skradin is the starting point for today’s excursion by boat and on foot to the most famous part of the Krka National Park with its unique, thundering waterfalls. After our excursion through this lush green wonderland, we enjoy lunch before setting off on our bicycles from Skradin to the well-known holiday town of Vodice. The boat will await our arrival and we will spend the night in Vodice.
Day 4 (Mon): Vodice - Island of Murter - Nature Park Telašćica (Cycling aprx. 16 mi./27 km)
In the morning we cycle from Vodice to Murter Island, which is connected to the mainland by a lift bridge in the town of Tisno. We cycle over the bridge and along the waterfront, passing by two old coastal villages, until we reach a small jetty. From here, we enjoy a spectacular sail through the Kornati National Park, an archipelago in crystal clear water, known for its rich aquatic life, until we reach the Nature Park Telašćica. In the evening, we take a walk through the park and along the island’s stunning cliffs. A salt lake and a family of donkey also characterise the nature park and make for a wonderful location to spend a quiet night.
Day 5 (Tue): Island of Dugi Otok – Zadar (aprx. 16 mi./25 km)
After breakfast we start our bike tour from the Telašćica Nature Park, along a virtually traffic-free, panoramic road across the island. During the ride we’re treated to countless unforgettable views of neighbouring islands, breaking through the deep blue sea. We meet the ship in Savar and board for a crossing to the city of Zadar, which for centuries was the political, cultural, and spiritual centre of Dalmatia. Once we arrive, there is the opportunity to take part in a walking tour during which you will find out all about this fascinating city while strolling through the winding alleys and the lively old town, characterised by 3,000 years of history. The night is spent in Zadar.
Day 6 (Wed): Islands of Ugljan and Pašman – Primosten (aprx. 20 mi./33 km)
During breakfast, the boat crosses to the island of Ugljan at the channel of Zadar. Today there is plenty of time to cycle through and explore both the islands Ugljan and Pašman, connected by a bridge. As we cycle along the east coast, we can enjoy beautiful views of the sea and the mainland. After our bike tour, we sail back to the city of Primosten on the mainland. Here we can enjoy some time swimming and exploring the quaint sea-side village. The night is spent in Primosten.
Day 7 (Thu): Island of Šolta - Trogir (aprx. 9 mi./15 km)
In the morning our motor yacht takes us to the island of Šolta. Olive and fig trees and farmland surround the streets. The spicy smell of rosemary will follow us throughout the whole tour around the silent island until we reach the village Grohote. During mid day our last cruise takes us back to Trogir. Here we have enough time to visit the world cultural heritage old town. After dinner it is time to say good bye to crew and travel guides.
Day 8 (Fri): Trogir (Disembarkation)
After breakfast disembarkation until 9 am and individual trip home or extended stay in Croatia.
Please note: All cycling distances stated above are approximate only.
Itinerary changes: We reserve the right to make changes to the planned itinerary due to changing wind and weather conditions as well as organizational requirements. Our tours are dependent on weather conditions and the final decision is that of the captain.