A great way to see a different side of Croatia on this round trip bike cruise from Opatija! Visit the Mediterranean island of Krk; see the moon-like landscape of Pag; bike to a picturesque beach in Losinj; discover the charms of Opatija. An active and memorable way to cruise in Croatia!
DAY 1 OPATIJA - KRK
Arrive in Opatija where embarkation begins at 11:00am. While enjoying lunch on board and meeting your fellow travellers, cruise to the island of Krk. Go on your first ride of the cruise from the town of Krk to the village of Punat and back. (L)
DAY 2 KRK
Today, you will bike through Mediterranean vegetation, olive groves and fig trees to the village of Dobrinj - described as a real-town museum, a synthesis of past and present. Ride through the dry-stone walls and flocks of local sheep to Vrbnik's Field with its famous golden yellow wine - the Zlahtina. Enjoy a rest stop in Vrbnik with a tasting of wine, cheese and prosciutto. Continue on to the saddle of Treskavac with a wonderful view to Punat valley and the small island of Kosljun with its 12th century Franciscan monastery. Ride downhill through Bascanska Draga to Baska, seeing the sculptures of Glagolitic letters. Enjoy dinner on board. (B, D)
DAY 3 KRK - RAB
While enjoying breakfast, cruise towards Lopar on the island of Rab - the second greenest Croatian island. Today's bike tour leads you to a stunning sandy beach bay. You then bike through the interior of the island, past wonderful SupetarskaDraga in the direction of the ancient walled city of Rab with its four famous bell towers situated on an arrow shaped spit of land. Enjoy lunch on board, and then embark on your second ride of the day to the nature reserve 'Dundo' forest - one of the few surviving forests in the Mediterranean, which extends over the Kalifront peninsula. Take a swim stop in the picturesque bay of St. Mara. (B, L)
DAY 4 RAB - PAG - ILOVIK
After a quick crossing to the island of Pag, you'll start on a bike tour along the island beautiful moon-like landscape. First stop is the village of Lun with its thousand year old olive trees and many stone walls. This island is famous for its Pag cheese of which it's highly recommended to take a break in a traditional 'konoba' tavern for a taste. Finish in the idyllic village of Mandre where you will return to the ship for lunch on board. This afternoon continue on to the island of Ilovik, an island full of flowers, where you'll have the opportunity to walk, swim and simply relax. Spend the night at your leisure or join an optional Captain's dinner on board. (B, L)
DAY 5 ILOVIK - LOSINJ
After breakfast, your cruise continues on to Mali Losinj. Embark on a ride through the lovely Cikat peninsula surrounded by pine trees and Mediterranean herbs and enjoy the beautiful beaches. Continue on to the picturesque village of Veli Losinj and then head back to the boat for lunch on board. This afternoon, enjoy an easy bike to one of the beaches or to the Sveti Ivan hill or the theme viewpoint Providenca where you can enjoy the fantastic view of the city and the southern part of the Losinj archipelago. (B, L)
DAY 6 LOSINJ - CRES
Start the day by cycling through the pine and laurel trees towards Cres island (which is connected to Mali Losinj by a small bridge) with your first stop in the artistic village of Osor. On a more strenuous ride, bike towards the fishing village of Martinscica where lunch will be served on board. The evening is at your leisure to explore Cres. (B, L)
DAY 7 CRES - OPATIJA
While enjoying breakfast, your cruise will depart for Moscenicka Draga on the Opatija Riviera. From here, you will cycle along the scenic coastal road with views of the sea and the islands to the village of Brsec, situated on a rock above the sea. After a break, continue on to St. Jelena Hill which has a stunning panorama of Kvarner Bay. Descend to Moscenice, a medieval town situated at the foot of Perun Hill before finishing in Lovran where your ship is waiting. Enjoy lunch on board and then the rest of the day at your leisure to discover the enchanting city of Opatija. (B, L)
DAY 8 OPATIJA
After breakfast, say farewell to your fellow travellers as you disembark. (B)
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Authentic and affordable: These cruises offer a great value option if you are seeking an authentic Croatian cruise at a very affordable price. They are popular with a range of travellers. The boats in this category are smaller and generally traditional-style with a wooden hull and air-conditioning in common areas. The exact ship for each cruise is not allocated until approximately one-two weeks prior to departure. The vessels allocated are similar and all cabins have a private en-suite shower/toilet and air conditioning. Expect simple but comfortable cabins and public areas. The images below are representative of various boats used in this category.
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