Highlights of Dalmatia E-Bike and Boat
Croatia Bike + Barge Tours
Electric bike and boat tour through the region of Dalmatia, including Dubrovnik and Split
If you want to experience the region of Dalmatia but not miss out on Dubrovnik, this bike and boat tour in Croatia is for you. You will explore the varied region of Southern Dalmatia with its breathtaking natural beauty and cultural highlights, and also visit Dubrovnik and Split, both UNESCO World Heritage sites. You will visit the islands of Brač, Hvar, Korcula, and Mljet as well and experience the culture unique to island landscapes in which life and history is inextrinsically tied to the sea.
- Culture: Korčula Town, a showcase of Dalmatian architecture
- Nature: Krka waterfalls are a real natural wonder.
- Activity: Boat trip through the Kornati National Park
- Culinary: Palačinke with fig jam
Please be aware when booking flights that your tour will either start in Dubrovnik and end in Split or vice-versa. Please check your booking confirmation for the harbor relevant to your tour. We recommend booking a multi-stop flight, meaning flying into one city and out of another.
Tours beginning in Dubrovnik: Nearest airport is Dubrovnik (DBV). It is about 16 km from the port of Gruž. If you wish to take part in the city tour of Dubrovnik scheduled on the first day at 4:30 pm , your flight should not land after 2:30 pm in Dubrovnik. At the end of your tour, Split Airport is 24 km from the city center
Tours beginning in Split The closest airport is Split (SPU).
Airport transfers are available only on embarkation/disembarkation day between Split Airport and Split Harbor or DubrovnikAirport and Gruž City Harbor. Please see pricing. You can also utilize public transportation (ask for details) or you can take a taxi. To/from Split harbor to the airport is approx. €20 and from to airport Dubrovnik to port of Gruz, about €40.
The region surrounding Dubrovnik enjoys a mediterranean climate with warm dry summers and calm mild winters. In summer there is little or no rain. However in autumn and spring it rains more regularly. A good website to explore local regional weather averages is weatherbase.com.
Helmets are mandatory. Please bring your own well fitted helmet. Rental helmets are available on board but only a limited number are available (reservation required).
The rating of this tour is easy on an electric bike. The altitudes range between 200 and 500 meters. The daily tours of 20 - 50 km lead through hilly and mountainous terrain and can be cycled without any time pressure. You can opt to spend a half or even full day on board. If you are opting for a hybrid touring bike, the rating of this tour increases to moderate to difficult.
Where You’ll Stay
On the Deluxe Class ship, the Harmonia.
- 7 nights accommodations with breakfast
- 4 days will include both lunches and dinners
- 3 days will include lunch or dinner
- Guided cycling tours as described in the itinerary
- Overview maps for the daily tours (on board)
- E-Bike with Ortlieb pannier
- City tours in Dubrovnik, Split, and Korcula
- Bed linens and towels
- English-speaking tour guide
What’s Not Included
- Mandatory flat rate for local taxes and drinking water on board/for bike tours - paid on board (2019: €40 per person) (2020: €50 per adult/€25 per child)
- Transportation to the boat on arrival/departure days
- Beverages on board (tally sheet; to be paid to the captain)
- Meals and beverages ashore
- Entrance fee for sights not included in the tour price
- Taxi ride from/to the airport to the ship
- Tips for crew and tour guides
- Travel Insurance
2019 - 3-Day/2-Night Extension in Plitvice Lakes and Zagreb
Depending on the travel direction, the extension can be booked before or after the trip. If your 8-day cruise begins in Split, the program will take place before the trip (Zagreb - Plitvice Lakes - Split), otherwise after the trip (Split - Plitvice Lakes - Zagreb).
Course of the program in the direction of Dubrovnik-Split:
After breakfast, you check out from the ship in Split and take our transfer vehicle to Plitvice. Discover the most famous national park in Croatia, the Plitvice Lakes! Its stunning natural beauty is one of the reasons why it attracts so many visitors from all over the world. Wide lakes, cascading waterfalls and lush flora make the visit to the National Park an unforgettable experience. On the spot, you will have time to eat your own lunch and after the visit to the park you will end the evening at your hotel or take a walk.
After breakfast our transfer driver will take you to Zagreb. Spend the day in the beautiful Croatian capital Zagreb. The of the K. u. K. Monarchy built old town enchants you at every turn. During a city tour, our local tour guide will show you all the secrets of this metropolis. The Kaptol (the center of the Catholic Church in Croatia) and Gradec (the old upper town) are of course on the program. In the evening you will eat in a restaurant specially selected by us. The local specialties will seduce your taste buds. Overnight in a hotel in the city center.
After breakfast transfer to Zagreb airport and individual departure.
Course of the program in the direction of Split-Dubrovnik:
An exclusive transfer will pick you up from the airport in Zagreb and bring you directly to your hotel. Spend a wonderful day in the Croatian capital Zagreb. The of the K. u. K. Monarchy built old town enchants you at every turn. During a city tour, our local tour guide will show you all the secrets of this metropolis. The Kaptol (the center of the Catholic Church in Croatia) and Gradec (the old upper town) are of course on the program. In the evening you will eat in a restaurant specially selected by us. The local specialties will seduce your taste buds. Overnight in a hotel in the city center.
After breakfast, check out of the hotel in Zagreb and take our transfer vehicle to Plitvice. Today you can discover the most famous national park in Croatia, the Plitvice Lakes. The stunning natural beauty is one of the reasons why the park attracts so many visitors from all over the world. Wide lakes, cascading waterfalls and lush flora make the visit to the National Park an unforgettable experience. On the spot, you will have time to eat your own lunch and after the visit to the park you will end the evening at your hotel or take a walk.
After breakfast transfer to Split.
Extension Package Includes:
- 3 or 4 star hotel near the entrance to the Plitvice National Park
- Entrance to the park
- 3 hour exclusive transfer between Split and Plitvice Lakes
- 2½ hour exclusive transfer between Plitvice Lakes and Zagreb
- 3 or 4 star hotel in the center of Zagreb
- City tour in Zagreb (no entrance fees)
- Dinner in a typical restaurant
- Exclusive transfer between hotel in Zagreb, Zagreb airport
- Landing taxes
Optional additional services
- City tour Zagreb by bike (€15)
All distances are approximate. We reserve the right to make changes to the planned itinerary due to changing wind and weather conditions as well as organizational requirements.
Highlights of Dalmatia E-Bike and Boat Boats + Barges
Harmonia Croatia Deluxe Class Boat At 38 x 8.3 m the MY Harmonia is an elegant, pearly-white motor yacht. This two masted beauty meets the highest expectations with 16 luxurious guest cabins including tiled bathrooms with shower cabins/WC. The salon and numerous sun mats and beds on deck are at the guest’s disposal. With the bathing platform at the stern, taking a dip in the sea is accessible and unrestricted! The experienced crew and the captain are waiting to welcome you on board!