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Southern Dalmatia Premium Superior Cycle Cruise 2024

Split - Brač Island - Hvar - Pelješac Peninsula - Mljet NP - Korčula - Šolta - Split

This guided cycle cruise in Dalmatia starts and ends in Split, exploring amazing coastlines, medieval towns, old villages and picturesque bays. Highlights include great beaches, vineyards, pine forests, cycling across the historic islands and exploring Mljet National Park. Croatia is a land of stunning islands, rich history, Mediterranean vegetation and a mild climate. Without a doubt, the best way to explore it is by bike.

Check in SPLIT on SATURDAYS from 1100HRS, departs Split Port at 1300HRS
Check out SPLIT on SATURDAYS after breakfast

KL Premium Superior Small Ships
Mini deluxe vessels from 38 - 41m. A/C double / twin cabins with ensuite, hair dryer. Cabins 8 - 14m2. Name of vessel will be advised at time of arrival.

Code: K1 KLC2

MS Dream               MS Majestic               MS Moonlight               MS Olmissum

MS Spalato               MS Seagull               MS Paradis

Day by day Itinerary

Day 1
Split - Supetar - Pučišća

Arrival in Split and check in from 1100HRS. Departure at 1300HRS followed by lunch on board on the journey to the Island of Brač. Upon arrival in Supetar, cycle tour through the coastal road to the northern part of the island. Pass by the fishing villages Splitska and Postira and arrive in one of the most beautiful small settlements in Europe, Pučišća. Free afternoon for sightseeing of this charming village, well known for its long stonemason tradition. Overnight in Pučišća. (L)

Cycle Course Supetar - Pučišća
Cycle Route 25km approx
Total Ascend 380m approx
Highest Point 90m approx
Surface 100% paved road
Difficulty Level 2/5

Day 2
Pučišća - Pokrivenik - Sućuraj - Kućište

Breakfast and morning cruise towards the longest Croatian island, Hvar, with the view on Biokovo mountain. Cycling tour starts in a small and picturesque bay Pokrivenik. It starts with ascending to the highest point of the route and then descends to the eastern point of Hvar Island, Sućuraj, where the ship will be waiting. After lunch on board, cruise towards the second biggest Croatian Peninsula, Pelješac and a charming settlement Kućište. Captain's dinner on board. Overnight in Kućište. (B, L, D)

Cycle Course Pokrivenik - Sućuraj
Cycle Route 32km approx
Total Ascend 450m approx
Highest Point 350m approx
Surface 100% paved road
Difficulty Level 3/5

Day 3
Kućište - Trstenik

Today’s ride could be called the 'wine-panoramic route'. After breakfast, start riding towards Orebić, the city of seafarers and captains. The first few kilometres of ascending and then descending with the unique viewpoints of Korčula Archipelago. After Orebić, ascend to the vineyard area with the most famous varieties of Croatian wine. Cross the tunnel Dingač to the south side of Pelješac and continue riding through vineyards to Trstenik. Overnight in Trstenik. (B, D)

Cycle Course Kučište - Trstenik
Cycle Route 30km approx
Total Ascend 800m / 580m approx
Highest Point 540m approx
Surface 100% paved road
Difficulty Level 4/5

Day 4
Trstenik - Mljet - Korčula

Cruise during breakfast from Trstenik to Mljet Island, the lush green island also known as ‘Honey Island’. Mljet National Park (entrance fee to be paid on the spot) is a beautiful area of unique charm, featuring two connected saltwater lakes, a lush flora, a unique appearance of indented coastline, cliffs, and numerous islets as well as the ‘always green’ plants of the surrounding hills. Cycle around the saltwater lake, inside which there is another island with a Benedictine monastery from the 12th century. Refreshment in saltwater lakes and return to the vessel for lunch on board. Afternoon cruise towards Korčula and upon arrival, time at leisure to explore the town of Marco Polo. Overnight in Korčula. (B, L)

Cycle Course Mljet National Park
Cycle Route 18km approx
Total Ascend 120m approx
Highest Point 45m approx
Surface 80% paved road, 20% macadam road
Difficulty Level 1/5

Day 5
Korčula - Vela Luka

After breakfast, start with the longest route of the week passing through the entire Island of Korčula. Ascend to Žrnovo Village and then to the oldest settlement on the island, Pupnat, the highest point of the route. Descend to the south side of Korčula and road ride between one of the most beautiful bays of the island with steep cliffs above it. Continue the ride through numerous olive groves and vineyards of one of the most famous grape varieties, Pošip. Short break in the charming village Smokvica. Descend to the sea and refresh on one of the numerous hidden pebbly beaches. Ascend towards the viewpoint above town Blato and finally descend towards Vela Luka. Dinner on board and overnight in Vela Luka. (B, D)

Cycle Course Korčula - Pupnat - Smokvica - Prižba - Blato - Vela Luka
Cycle Route 55km approx
Total Ascend 750m approx
Highest Point 340m approx
Surface 100% paved road
Difficulty Level 4/5

Day 6
Vela Luka - Hvar - Stari Grad

Early morning cruise from Vela Luka to the town of Hvar, with breakfast on board. Short sightseeing of Hvar, a fairy tale city with great architecture, beautiful nature, and a mild climate. Cycle from Hvar to the other side of the island, Stari Grad. Pass through numerous lavender fields and enjoy the view towards neighbouring islands and mainland. Lunch on board in Stari Grad. Easy afternoon ride up to two of Hvar's pearls, Jelsa and Vrboska, and through Stari Grad Plain where the ancient Greek land division has been preserved to these days with the system of roads and plots equally divided. Overnight in Stari Grad. (B, L)

Cycle Course 1 Hvar - Stari Grad
Cycle Course 2 Stari Grad - Jelsa - Vrboska - Stari Grad
Cycle Route 23km / 22km approx
Total Ascend 450m / 110m approx
Highest Point 410m / 85m approx
Surface 100% paved road / 85% paved road, 15% macadam road
Difficulty Level 3/5 / 1/5

Day 7
Stari Grad - Stomorska - Split

The last day starts with a morning cruise from Stari Grad to the Island of Šolta. After breakfast, start cycling from Stomorska to the highest point of the island, Gornje Selo, enjoying the views on both sides of the island and the scents of Mediterranean plants. Continue to Maslinica on the west part of the island. Short break and return to Stomorska. Lunch on board and cruse towards Split. Free afternoon for sightseeing and enjoying the Diocletian's city. Overnight in Split. (B, L)

Cycle Course Stomorska - Maslinica
Cycle Route 36km approx
Total Ascend 450m approx
Highest Point 135m approx
Surface 100% paved road
Difficulty Level 2/5

Day 8
Split

An early breakfast, followed by check out and your final goodbyes with new friends and the crew. (B)

Inclusions

  • 7 Nights in A/C ensuite cabin
  • 7 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 2 Dinners (B, L, D)
  • Captain’s Dinner (D)
  • Olive Oil & Wine Tasting Onboard
  • Afternoon tea & coffee with biscuits
  • Water dispenser
  • Bike Guide
  • Hybrid Bike with bottle holder, bag carrier, small bag & helmet
  • Daily cabin service
  • Mid week fresh towels & bed linen
  • Free WiFi (restrictions may apply)
  • Porterage

Exclusions

Supplements Payable Upon Embarkation

  • Tourist Taxes & Port Fees €60 per person approx
  • Mljet National Park Entrance Fee €25 per person approx
  • Bike Handling Fee €20 per person approx

Optional Extras

  • E-Bike Upgrade $150 per person
  • Saddle Bag Rental $40 per person

Pricing and Accommodation

Start DateEnd Date
Upper/Main DeckTwinSingle Lower DeckTwinSingle
Sat 27 Apr 24Sat 04 May 24
$2,480$3,585$2,190$3,150
Sat 04 May 24Sat 11 May 24
$2,480$3,585$2,190$3,150
Sat 11 May 24Sat 18 May 24
$2,480$3,585$2,190$3,150
Sat 18 May 24Sat 25 May 24
$2,480$3,585$2,190$3,150
Sat 25 May 24Sat 01 Jun 24
$2,480$3,585$2,190$3,150
Sat 01 Jun 24Sat 08 Jun 24
$2,960$4,305$2,480$3,585
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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.

Disclaimer
Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian Ports, multiple 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 ships, and guests do this at their own risk. Crew assistance will be given to those needing and requesting it. View from cabin windows and balconies may be obstructed when moored in port and alongside other ships. 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 client on the spot. There is a possibility to book a Captain's Dinner, which is paid directly on the spot and is offered by the Captain.

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

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