Island Hopping Cruise

Bike Cruise Roundtrip from Opatija

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This guided cycling tour around the stunning Kvarner Bay starts on Krk Island. It ends on Cres Island, exploring amazing coastlines, medieval towns, old villages, and picturesque bays on the route.

Highlights include great beaches, vineyards, pine woods, cycling on the historic islands, and exploring memorable coastal towns and stunning hilltop views. Croatia has beautiful islands, rich history, Mediterranean vegetation, and a mild climate. Without a doubt, the best way to explore it is by bike.









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Bike Cruise Roundtrip from Opatija

Day 1 - Opatija - Krk


Bike Course: Krk - Punat - Krk
Length: 18km | Total ascend: 120m | Highest point: 50m | Surface: 100% paved road | Difficulty level: 1/5

Arrival in Opatija and check-in at the harbor from 11 a.m. Departure at 1 p.m., followed by lunch on board on the way to Krk island. Upon arrival, an easy ride from Krk town to the Punat village and back to Krk. Time at leisure and overnight. (L)

Day 2 - Krk


Bike Course: Krk - Dobrinj - Vrbnik - Baška
Length: 48km | Total ascend: 660m | Highest point: 315m | Surface: 90% paved road, 10% macadam | Difficulty level: 4/5

After breakfast, cycle through the Mediterranean-scented vegetation, olive groves, and fig trees to the village of Dobrinj, a real village museum, a synthesis of past and present. Ride through the dry-stone walls and flocks of sheep to the biggest field on the island, Vrbnik’s field with its famous golden-yellow wine Žlahtina. Rest in Vrbnik with an optional wine, cheese, and prosciutto tasting. Continue to the saddle Treskavac with the wonderful view of Punat valley and the small island of Košljun, with a Franciscan monastery dating from the 12th century. Downhill through Bašćanska Draga to Baška, by the sculptures of Glagolitic letters. Dinner on board with an overnight in Baška. (B, D) Note: In case of bad weather conditions (bura wind), end of the tour and overnight in Krk.

Day 3 - Krk - Rab


Bike Course 1: Lopar - Rab
Length: 22km | Total ascend: 160m | Highest point: 90m | Surface: 100% paved road | Difficulty level: 2/5

Bike Course 2: Rab - Sv. Mara - Rab
Length: 21km | Total ascend: 150m | Highest point: 90m | Surface: 95% paved road, 5% macadam | Difficulty level: 2/5

During breakfast, cruise towards Lopar on Rab island. The bike tour leads to the famous sandy beach bay, followed by a cycle through the island’s interior. Pass the wonderful Supetarska Draga toward the ancient walled city of Rab, with its four famous bell towers on an arrow-shaped spit of land. After lunch on board, afternoon cycle to the nature reserve Dundo forest, one of the few surviving forests in the Mediterranean, which extends over the Kalifront peninsula. Swim stop in the picturesque St. Mara bay. Overnight in the port of Rab. (B, L)

Day 4 - Rab - Pag - Ilovik


Bike Course: Tovarnele - Novalja - Mandre
Length: 35km | Total ascend: 340m | Highest point: 120m | Surface: 100% paved road | Difficulty level: 2/5

After a short crossing to the island of Pag, we start a bike tour along the island’s beautiful moon-like landscape. The first stop is the village of Lun, with its 1,600 - 2,000-year-old olive trees and many stone walls. Be careful when cycling on this island due to the many wandering sheep. The island is famous for its Pag cheese. We highly recommend a break in a traditional konoba tavern to taste the cheese. In the idyllic village of Mandre, we return to the ship and have lunch on board. We continue our cruise to the island of Ilovik, an island full of flowers, where we can walk, swim and relax. Captain’s dinner onboard (included on Premium Superior and Premium vessels) with an overnight in Ilovik. (B, L, CD)

Day 5 - Ilovik - Lošinj


Bike Course 1: Mali Lošinj - Čikat - Veli Lošinj
Length: 20km | Total ascend: 180m | Highest point: 70m | Surface: 95% paved, 5% macadam | Difficulty level: 1/5

Bike Course 2: Mali Lošinj - Sv. Ivan / Providenca
Length: 21km | Total ascend: 150m | Highest point: 90m | Surface: 95% paved, 5% macadam | Difficulty level: 2/5

After breakfast, departure towards Mali Lošinj. Bike tour through the lovely Čikat peninsula surrounded by pine trees, Mediterranean herbs, and beautiful beaches. Continue to the picturesque village of Veli Lošinj and back to the vessel for lunch. Easy afternoon ride to one of the beaches. Explore Sveti Ivan hill (250m) or the viewpoint Providenca to enjoy a fantastic view of the city and the southern part of the Lošinj archipelago. (B, L)

Day 6 - Lošinj - Cres


Bike Course: Mali Lošinj - Osor - Martinšćica
Length: 46km | Total ascend: 500m | Highest point: 190m | Surface: 95% paved road, 5% macadam | Difficulty level: 3/5

After breakfast, cycle through the pine and laurel trees towards the Cres island (connected to Mali Losinj by a small bridge). The first stop in the artistic village of Osor. Followed by a strenuous cycle towards the fishing village of Martinšćica where lunch will be served on board. The cruise then continues towards the historic town of Cres for a free evening and overnight. (B, L)

Day 7 - Cres - Opatija


Bike Course: Mošćenička Draga - Brseč - Lovran
Length: 27km | Total ascend: 450m | Highest point: 325m | Surface: 100% paved road | Difficulty level: 3/5

During breakfast, departure towards Mošćenička Draga, situated on the Opatija riviera. Upon arrival, cycle along the panoramic coastal road with spectacular views of the sea and the islands to the village of Brseč, situated on a rock above the sea. After a break, continue cycling to St. Jelena hill with the stunning panorama of Kvarner bay. Descend to Mošćenice, a medieval town at the foot of Perun hill, and further to Lovran where the vessel awaits. Lunch on board and cruise to Opatija for a free evening. Explore this enchanting town, walk through the famous parks, or along the 12km long sea promenade called Lungomare. Overnight in Opatija. (B, L)

Day 8 - Opatija


After an early breakfast, it’s time to say goodbye to the crew and your new friends. Check out by 9 a.m. (B)

B Breakfast, L Lunch, D Dinner, T Tasting, CD Captain's Dinner

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