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Istria Bike Premium Cruise 2022

Poreč - Pula - Rovinj - Novigrad - Poreč

Check in POREČ on TUESDAY or SUNDAY from 1100HRS, departs Poreč Port at 1300HRS
Check out POREČ on FRIDAY or WEDNESDAY after lunch

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Steel hull vessels with modern traditional look from 29 - 35m. A/C double / twin cabins with ensuite, hair dryer. Cabins 8 - 14m2. Name of vessel will be advised at time of arrival.

Code: K1

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Day by day Itinerary

Day 1
Poreč - Pula

Arrival in Poreč and check in from 1100HRS. Departure at 1300HRS (later arrivals can join in Pula). Cruise to Pula, an ancient city whose rich and turbulent history is witnessed by monuments dating from the time of the Roman Empire, early Christianity, the rule of the Venetian Republic and later Italy - Amphitheatre Arena, the remains of Hercules Temple, Cathedral, Forum with a temple dedicated to the goddess Roma and Emperor Augustus, City Hall and Pula Castle. In the afternoon we suggest going on an optional cycling tour from Pula to Cape Kamenjak where rocky beaches alternate with sandy bays. Overnight in Pula. (L or D)

Cruise Course Poreč - Pula (near Brijuni National Park)
Cycle Course Pula - Cape Kamenjak - Pula
Cycle Route 32km approx

Day 2
Pula - Rovinj

After breakfast, you continue sailing or cycling in the direction of Rovinj. You will be enchanted by its picturesque medieval streets and pleasant Mediterranean environment. Church of St Euphemia in which a sarcophagus with the body of a Christian martyr Euphemia is preserved is a Baroque Venetian-style building and the largest monument in the city. The church is located on a hill above the city, which offers a beautiful view of the open sea and numerous islands in the distance. A visit to the City Museum and numerous city galleries will complete your cultural experience. Lunch onboard. Afternoon free time for swimming or cycling tour in the vicinity of Rovinj (length 20km approx). Overnight in Rovinj. (B, L)

Cruise Course Pula - Rovinj (with swim break)
Cycle Course Pula - Rovinj
Cycle Route 35km approx

Day 3
Rovinj - Novigrad

Morning sailing or cycling in the direction of Novigrad, a small, ancient Istrian town. The Old Town is really small, but very picturesque and easy to explore on foot. It is located on an island that was connected to the mainland in the 18th century. Well preserved town walls date back to the early Middle Ages and are among one of the most interesting attractions. Explore defensive towers, secret passages and town gates. Visit the Venetian loggia, the only one left on the Istrian coast. Lunch onboard. Afternoon, free time for swimming or cycling tour around Novigrad (length 20km approx). Captain's Dinner onboard and overnight in Novigrad. (B, L, D)

Cruise Course Rovinj - Novigrad (with swim break & visit the Lim Channel)
Cycle Course Rovinj - Novigrad (with break to visit the Lim Channel)
Cycle Route 50km approx

Day 8
Novigrad - Poreč

On the last day of your trip you sail or cycle back to Poreč. During morning bike ride, you pass by the Istrian village of Kaštelir and the former narrow-gauge railway Parenzana, which connected Poreč with Trieste, and today one of the most attractive bike trails, you come to the starting point of our cruise, Poreč. Lunch in the afternoon is followed by a farewell with the crew and all your new friends from this unforgettable trip. (B, L)

Cruise Course Novigrad - Poreč (with swim break)
Cycle Course Novigrad - Kaštelir - Parenzana - Poreč
Cycle Route 35km approx

Inclusions

  • 3 Nights in A/C ensuite cabin
  • 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 1 Lunch or Dinner (B, L, D)
  • 1 Captain's Dinner (D)
  • Water dispenser
  • Daily cabin service
  • Bike Guide
  • Hybrid Bike with bottle holder, bag carrier, small bag & helmet
  • Free WiFi (restrictions may apply)
  • Porterage

Exclusions

Supplements Payable Upon Embarkation

  • Tourist Taxes & Port Fees €18 per person approx

Optional Extras

  • E-Bike Upgrade $60 per person
  • Saddle Bag Rental $35 per person

Pricing and Accommodation

Start DateEnd Date
Upper/Main DeckTwinSingle Lower DeckTwinSingle
Sun 23 Oct 22Wed 26 Oct 22
$930$930$880$880
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Important Notes

Upper Deck Cabins are above the Main Deck
Main Deck Cabins are on the Main Deck
Lower Deck Cabins are in the hull of the ship, below the Main Deck
Upper & Main Deck Cabins are allocated according to availability

Captain reserves the right to change the route in case of bad weather conditions, crowding or other circumstances out of his control. Departures are guaranteed for minimum 10 participants. Cruise Operator reserves the right to cancel or change the ship name if necessary. Guests are obliged to follow ship rules (found in written form onboard). Guests are not permitted to bring beverages onboard the vessel that have been purchased onshore. All drinks must be purchased onboard. In the event of inappropriate behaviour the Cruise Operator and Captain reserves the right to disembark guests. Most arrival times in port are in the late afternoon.

Port taxes, entrance fees, sightseeing and excursions (if not included in the package) must be paid in local currency upon arrival. EUR currency quoted is converted on the spot to the equivalent in Croatian Kuna.

Disclaimer
Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian Ports, ships are moored side by side. This makes it necessary to cross from one ship to the other where there are gaps in between each ship. Special care must be taken at all times when crossing between the vessels and guests do this at their own risk. Crew assistance will be given to those needing and requesting it. Cruises are not recommended for those in wheelchairs or with limited mobility.

Swimming Breaks
In good weather and depending on timings we will have regular swim stops while the vessel anchors in secluded bays or after the cycling before departure to the next island.

Cycling Route
The length of the daily cycling routes is estimated and is based on local information and depends on various detours or shortcuts that can be done enroute. Cruising and cycling routes may be changed on the spot due to weather conditions and ability of the respective cyclists onboard. Departures are during morning hours, mostly after breakfast. If taking part in biking activities, each individual is responsible for him/herself and agrees to abide to the decisions and instructions given by the guide who reserves the right in changing the itinerary according to weather conditions and group’s abilities.

Food Onboard
Continental breakfast and either lunch or dinner. During cycling routes, we recommend stops at local restaurants where you can sample the local specialties. These meals are not included in the price of the trip and are paid by the customer.

Recommended Cycling Equipment
Biking shoes, backpack, extra clothes, rain/sun protection.

Hybrid Rental Bike (Included)
Bike rental includes hybrid bikes equipped with bottle holder, bag carrier, small bag & helmet.

Hybrid Bike or similar

Frame: 700 Alloy​
Colour: Matt Black
Fork: Suntour Matt Black Nex
Chainwheel: Shimano T4010E866CL3/48T
Octalnik: 175CG
BB Parts: Shimano BB-ES300B*126
Pedal: Alloy SP-823
Chain: Z9000
Rear Derailleur: Shimano DEOREKRD591SGSL
Front Derailleur: Shimano ALIVIO 4000TSM6
Shifting Levers: Shimano ALIVIO SLM 4000
Freewheel: Shimano CS HG 20091134
Rims: X ALT X3 Double Wall
Tyres: CST 40-622 SALVO HIGH PROTECTION 5mm
Brake: V Brake Shimano ABRT 4000 FC14SL
Carrier: TANGSHAN HLJY-F4-28 BLACK

E-Bike or similar (Upgrade Available On Request)

Wheel Size: 20"
Pedal Assist: Up to 25km/h​
Display: Panasonic Side LCD
Motor: Panasonic 36V​
Assistance Levels: 4
Gears: Shimano Nexus 8-speed Hub Gears
Brake: Magura Hs22 Hydraulic End V-Brake
Battery: 540WH/15AH/36V​
Charger: 36V Panasonic
Fork: Sr Suntour Nex Suspension Fork 63mm​
Tyres: Schwalbe Maraton Plus
Anti-Theft Protection: Abus Frame Lock

Extras and Add Ons

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