Croatia Bike Tour

Pearls of the Dalmatian Coast and Islands

6 days / 5 nights Level: 3Price From: $6,695Collection: Classic

Tour Highlights

  • Travel back in time at Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the heart of Split
  • Reach the historic island town of Hvar by boat, home to seventh-century fortifications, a Venetian loggia, historic piazzas, and the oldest municipal theater in Europe
  • Board a private boat to Paklinski Islands for a memorable dinner set in a stunning bay
  • Discover the white wines of Korčula and reds from the ancient wine-producing plains of Stari Grad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site


Fresh seafood like oysters, octopus, and fish; traditional burek pastries for breakfast


Unique wines of the Pelješac peninsula including Dingač and Postup, white varietals like Grk, and local plum brandy

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  • Day 1

    Welcome to Split!

    Your guides will meet you in Split where your bike tour begins! After our bike fitting and safety review, we’ll set off to ride along a quiet coastal road and be treated to our first glimpse of the stunning Adriatic. After a leisurely warm up, we’ll return for an exclusive guided walking tour of Diocletian’s, built at the turn of the 4th century BC, the castle offers a fascinating glimpse into this era of local history. Tonight we’ll enjoy a true Croatian feast at a local restaurant that is a true hidden gem.

    Meals: Lunch / Dinner
    Destinations: Split, Marjan Hill
    Accomplished: 11 miles / 17 km, elevation gain: 922 feet / 281 meters
    Accommodations: Cornaro Hotel

  • Day 2

    Brač Island

    This morning, board a speedboat en route to Brač, the largest island in Dalmatia. Our ride starts on the coastal roads alongside olive groves and vineyards. The precious white marble seen here was excavated and used in the building of the White House, Diocletian’s Palace, and the Budapest Parliament. After lunch, stop into the Jakšić family gallery. The family is proud to keep ancient stonecutting traditions alive, and eager to share their personal style that keeps their craft timeless. Each Jakšić specializes in their own craft: Lovre is the master sculptor, Ida is a clothing and jewelry designer, and Dina is the resident painter. After our visit, bike back to Supetar where we catch the ferry back to Split. Your guides will provide you with a number of great dining options for you to choose from. Dobar tek!

    Meals: Breakfast / Lunch
    Destinations: Island Brač, Split, Supetar
    Accomplished: 23 miles / 36 km, elevation gain: 2,050 feet / 625 meters
    Longer Option: 35 miles / 56 km, elevation gain: 3,445 feet / 1,050 meters
    Accommodations: Cornaro Hotel

  • Day 3

    Split and Hvar Island

    Set off on a breathtaking boat ride to Hvar Island and start cycling in Stari Grad, passing endless rows of lavender and olive groves before reaching the water’s edge. Weave in and out of small, crystal-blue coves of the Adriatic before arriving in the colorful seaside villages of Vrboska and Jelsa. For lunch today we learn to prepare traditional foods that represent the island’s history. After lunch, loop back to Stari Grad: from here, you may continue riding all the way back to Hvar or catch a lift in the van. Tonight’s dinner in town is full of fresh and vibrant Mediterranean flavors.

    Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
    Destinations: Split, Stari Grad, Hvar Town
    Accomplished: 23 miles / 38 km, elevation gain: 1,640 feet / 500 meters
    Longer Option: 30 miles / 48 km, elevation gain: 2,342 feet / 714 meters
    Accommodations: Palace Elisabeth or Hotel Adriana or Hotel Riva

  • Day 4

    The Hvar Lavender Road

    After enjoying a relaxing breakfast, you’ll gear up to enjoy another stellar ride with unbelievable views of the seas that surround us. Today’s ride takes us through abandoned villages that historically were prominent producers of the lavender products and oils that were once a trademark of Hvar Island. Soar down to the Stari Grad Plain, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and visit Dubokovic—one of Croatia’s leading boutique wineries where we’ll sip some standout pours. From here we will transfer back to Hvar town or you can choose to ride the same route back. Tonight our private boat will take us to the Paklinski Islands, where we will enjoy dinner in one of the most beautiful bays, overlooking endless blue seas.

    Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
    Destinations: Hvar, Stari Grad, Jelsa, Paklinski Otoci
    Accomplished: 20 miles / 32 km, elevation gain: 1,807 feet / 551 meters
    Longer Option: 37 miles / 61 km, elevation gain: 3,487 feet / 1,063 meters
    Accommodations: Palace Elisabeth or Hotel Adriana or Hotel Riva

  • Day 5

    The Vineyards of Korčula

    Today our private boat takes us across blue waters to Korčula, an ancient Greek colony dating back to the 4th century BC. Landing on the west coast in Vela Luka, we’ll bicycle across the island to Korčula Town. Passing through miles of vineyards, we’ll stop to taste the famed local white wines and enjoy a picnic lunch with the Farac family. Here we’ll also sample some of their homemade local products. Arriving at the fortified Venetian village of Korčula Town, the birthplace of Marco Polo, we’ll have the afternoon to explore the pedestrian-only streets or relax at our last hotel—Lešić Dimitri Palace. This Relais & Châteaux property was originally an 18th-century palace and has since been transformed into an elegant boutique hotel. Tonight we’ll meet in Korčula for our final dinner.

    Meals: Breakfast / Picnic Lunch / Dinner
    Destinations: Vela Luka, Korčula
    Accomplished: 35 miles / 56 km, elevation gain: 2,801 feet / 854 meters
    Accommodations: Lešić Dimitri Palace

  • Day 6

    Korčula to Dubrovnik

    En route to Dubrovnik, we’ll discover some of the secrets of the Pelješac peninsula—home to Croatia’s best-known red wines: Dingač and Postup. Stops along the way include a tasting of fresh oysters and a visit to the town of Ston, known for the longest fortified city wall in Europe and ancient salt works. After lunch in Mali Ston, we’ll transfer to the stonewalls of Dubrovnik, one of the world’s most beautifully preserved medieval cities. From here, your guides will send you off to to meander the narrow streets of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture on your own, marking the end of our week together.

    Meals: Breakfast / Lunch
    Destinations: Pelješac, Ston, Mali Ston, Dubrovnik

DuVine itineraries may be subject to slight route changes, hotel substitutions, and other modifications.

Arrival Details

Airport City: Split, Croatia Pick-Up Location: Hotel Cornaro Pick-Up Time: 10:00 am
Departure Details

Airport City: Dubrovnik, Croatia Drop-Off Location: Dubrovnik Drop-Off Time: 4:00 pm

Please note that Arrival + Departure Details for 2025 tours could be subject to change.
Additional Details

Tour Arrival: Split at your Downtown Hotel or at the Split Airport around 10:00 am

Tour Departure: Dubrovnik around 4:00 pm

If you are flying out on the last day of the tour, please do not reserve your flight before 6:00 pm as there is only one transfer back.

IMPORTANT: It is possible that where and when your tour starts and ends can change. Please contact your tour coordinator before you finalize any plans.

Any scheduled tour can be made private. Your group, your dates. Go Private

2024Single Supplement From: $1,200

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  • Thoughtfully selected accommodations that reveal the true character of the region
  • Luggage transfers


  • Daily breakfasts, all lunches, nutritious snacks, and après velo cocktails
  • 4 gourmet dinners at our favorite local restaurants and renowned culinary establishments
  • Carefully selected local wine, beer, or spirits with every meal


  • Wine tastings and activities as outlined in the tour itinerary
  • Entrance fees to historic sites, museums, parks, and all other exclusive events
  • Gratuities for baggage, porters, and hotel service


  • Top-of-the-line bicycle selection
  • Bike helmet
  • Complimentary DuVine gear including a custom cycling jersey, DuVine t-shirt, water bottle, and drawstring bag
  • GPS in most destinations


  • Expert bilingual guides with extensive local knowledge
  • Support vehicle that follows the day’s route, distributes refreshments, and offers lifts
  • Pick-up and drop-off before and after your tour from predetermined meeting points
  • Daily bike maintenance to ensure optimal performance

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Synapse Ultegra Di2

Manufacturer: Cannondale

Type: Road

Included in trip price

Explore E+ 3 STA

Manufacturer: Giant

Type: Hybrid E-Bike

Included in trip price