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Guided Bike and Barge

Web code HR030

Croatia / Highlights of Dalmatia

From Dubrovnik to Split

This bike and barge tour is an excellent choice if you plan on exploring South Dalmatia thoroughly, including Dubrovnik and its amazing city walls. Aboard our charming motor yacht, you will enjoy this sparsely populated part of Croatia. Breathtaking landscapes and historical sites will entertain you. Highlights of the tour are Dubrovnik and Split, which are listed as UNESCO world heritage sites. You will cycle on the islands of ipan, Mljet, Lastovo, Kor ula, Hvar and Bra enjoying a mix of land, water and sky.
  • Day by Day


    1. Dubrovnik

    Individual arrival in Dubrovnik. Check-in on board starts between 2 and 2.30 pm at Gruž, the town port. At about 4.30 pm, you can enjoy a guided tour through Dubrovnik and visit the most impressive sites. The boat will spend the night in Gruž offering the guests the opportunity to experience nightlife in Dubrovnik.


    2. Dubrovnik - Mljet Island (30 km) 

    In the morning you will cross over to the green and forested island Mljet - known as the honey island. With 70 % of its landmass covered by woodland it is the most forested island in the Mediterranean region. Homer mentioned it in his epic poem “Odyssey”, where he made it a home for the Nymph Calypso and the legendary Greek king Odysseus, who could not resist her and therefore stayed on Mljet for seven years. You will cycle from Sobra to Pomena where your ship awaits you for dinner. Overnight stay in Pomena.


    3. Islands Lastovo and Korčula: Korčula town (30 km)

    Today your ship takes you to the Island of Lastovo.The island is one of the smaller inhabited islands in the Adriatic Sea. The Emperor Augustus appreciated its mild climate and in Roman times it was even named “Augusta Insula” after him. Today’s cycle tour takes you across this beautiful island.The gold-coloured white wine “Marastina”, known even beyond Croatia’s borders, is grown here. Back at the boat it’s time to cast off! A crossing takes you over to Korčula Island, regarded as one of the most beautiful islands in Dalmatia. The picturesque town of Korčula was apparently the birthplace of the famous Venetian explorer Marco Polo. Use the evening to wander through the fishbone alleyways and soak up the vibes of this stylish town. 


    4. Korčula Island: Korčula town - Vela Luka (60 km) 

    Today’s cycle tour leads you across the charming island of Korčula. A mild Mediterranean climate and a broad variety of different landscapes accompany you on the tour today. Take your time and remember to take a break to enjoy the view over the deep blue sea and neighboring islands. Dinner is served on board to replenish your strength after an active day. Overnight stay in the sheltered bay of Vela Luka.


    5. Hvar Island: Hvar Town - Stari Grad - Jelsa (35 km)

    The day starts with a relaxing cruise to Hvar town on Hvar Island. Make use of the time before the cycle tour starts and go for a little stroll through the city. Standing on the magnificent Renaissance Square you can enjoy a view up to the Spanish fortress towering high above the city. Today's bike tour takes you from the city of Hvar through small villages and lavender fields to Stari Grad on the opposite side of the island. The descent to Stari Grad offers breathtaking views. After a lunch break on board you'll continue cycling to Jelsa, where you will also spend the night.


    6. Brač Island: Bol - Pučišća (25 km)

    You will cruise to the island of Brač, famous for its radiant, precious limestone that was, among others, used for the White House in Washington and in the construction of the German Reichstag building in Berlin. Once in Brač, you will start your bike tour from Bol to the picturesque harbour town of Pučišća, where you will spend the afternoon and evening. Enjoy the serenity of the town, famous internationally for its stone masonry college.


    7. Pučišća - Split  (25 km)

    Your last bike tour leads you along the northern coastline of Brač from Pučišća to Supetar. Then, for the last time in an eventful week, you'll enjoy a cruise back to the UNESCO world heritage city of Split. A guided city tour offers you the chance to see inside the former Palace of Emperor Diocletian and to learn about its transformation into the city which it has become. A cheerful evening meal on board gives you time to celebrate the success of the week with fellow travelers and tour guides.


    8. Split 

    The tour and services end after breakfast around 9 am

    The itinerary may be subject to unexpected changes before and/or during your holiday, due to unforeseeable circumstances, such as: extreme weather conditions, unannounced road or repair works or law enforcements.



  • Route profile

    This cycle tours require a basic level of fitness from participants, which they should have acquired from steady cycling. The tours will take you up to a height of 200 to 500 m above sea-level. The daytours up to 28 mi./45 km will take you through hilly and mountainous terrain and will be completed without any time-constraints. 


    Participants will also need to master long and steep climbs, during which they are, however, also permitted to push their bicycles. You will traverse mostly asphalted roads, which are rarely traveled on outside the holiday seasons.


    You are free to set aside a half or full day to swim or spend on board the barge, instead of taking a planned cycle tour. Each day you can either decide to cycle alone, using the information and maps provided, or join one of our tour guides or other participants.


  • How to get there

    The precise embarkation point will be written in the Final Tour Details that you will receive a few days before departure. 


    By Plane

    The easiest way to get to the starting point is flying into Dubrovnik. From the airport you can:

    book a private transfer (€ 25 p.p.);

    take the bus until Dubrovnik and from there reach the docking place by foot.




  • Accommodation and meals



    The barge Harmonia is equipped with:

    - 9 Standard Double/Twin above deck cabins (10-15m2)

    - 7 Standard Double/Twin below deck cabins (10-15m2)


    The cabins are equipped with double or twin beds, A/C, hairdryer, tiled bathroom with a mirror, shower, washbasin and WC.


    Common areas 

    The comfortable saloon with its high-end furnishings and the vast sundeck with recliners and sunning mats fulfill even the highest expectations. A broad variety of refreshments can be ordered at the bar. At the stern of the ship a swimming platform provides easy access in and out of the sea making it possible to swim directly from the ship when anchored in a secluded bay.


    Watch Harmonia photo gallery.





    The barge Pape Prvi is equipped with:

    - 9 Standard Double/Twin above deck cabins (9-10m2)

    - 5 Standard Double/Twin below deck cabins (9-10m2)


    The cabins are equipped with double or twin beds, A/C, hairdryer, tiled bathroom with a mirror, shower, washbasin and WC.


    Common areas

    The spacious and bright saloon creates a welcoming atmosphere. Large tables with upholstered chairs make this space a comfortable place to socialize in aside from meal times. A range of refreshing beverages can be ordered at the bar. High quality lounge furniture on deck, as well as comfortable recliners and sunning mats on the sundeck gives the guests on board a great environment in which to enjoy their cruise outside of their cabins. At the stern of the ship a swimming platform provides easy access in and out of the sea making it possible to swim directly from the ship when anchored in a secluded bay.


    Watch Pape Prvi photo gallery.



  • Bikes and accessories


    In this tour you can rent:

    • unisex hybrid bikes with 27/24 gears and hand brake
    • unisex e-bikes with hand brake.

    On board you can draw up a bike insurance against theft and damage (touring bike € 10; e-bike € 20). This policy covers:

    • the theft of the bicycle only if you present the key of the lock;
    • the damage of the bicycle if it is not due to careless or improper behavior of the customer.


    The bikes are equipped with:

    1 pannier bag


    For this tour bike helmets are mandatory.


  • Accompanying material

    Before your arrival, you will receive an email from us with the digital information material. It contains the link to download the tour information material in Pdf:

    • Tour notes
    • Final tour details


    On board you will find overview maps.



  • By your side

    Our tour leaders are multi-lingual, and speak at least English and German. Smart, entertaining, caring and endlessly enthusiastic, they have a true passion for sharing their love of the outdoors, people, culture and local food. Thanks to a deep knowledge of the territory, they can give you useful hints and help you appreciate the place you are visiting. Of course they love cycling and will be happy to give you some advice about how to correctly use the bicycle gears and whenever necessary they can fix your flat tyre.

    Staff support
    In the Final Tour Details you will find the contact phone numbers you can call during the tour in case of emergency.

  • 2 Client reviews
    • Annamaria

      Departure 21-28 July 2019

      Online from 02 August 2019

      Vacanza bellissima, varia e organizzata bene, con ogni confort! La consiglio vivamente
    • ester

      Departure 07-14 July 2019

      Online from 24 July 2019

      Vacanza bellissima. Consiglio bici a pedalata assistita per chi non sia ben allenato.

Tour details


from 1,290 €

8 days / 7 nights

Tour type





Pape Prvi FR 29.04, 13.05, 27.05, 10.06, 24.06, 8.07, 22.07, 5.08, 19.08, 2.09, 16.09, 30.09, 14.10, 28.10.22

Harmonia FR 29.04, 13.05, 27.05, 10.06, 24.06,  22.07, 19.08, 2.09, 16.09, 30.09, 14.10, 28.10.2022


from Split: departures on this link



Season 1 | 22.04 - 13.05 and 7.10-28.10.2022

Season 2 | 20.05; 01.07-12.08 and 30.09.2022

Season 3 | 27.05 - 24.06 and 19.08 - 23.09.2022


Price per person

Season 1 | 22.04 - 13.05 and 7.10-28.10.2022


Pape Prvi | below deck 

1290 € in standard double/twin cabin

1790 € in single cabin

645 € 3rd person in triple cabin


Harmonia | below deck 

1490 € in standard double/twin cabin

1990 € in single cabin

745 € 3rd/4th person in cabin



  • 7 overnights with breakfast
  • 11 meals (excluding drinks)
  • Bed linen and towels
  • City tour in Dubrovnik, Korcula and Split
  • English speaking tour leader
  • Hotline service


Not included

  • Beverages on board
  • Flat rate for bottled water, tourist tax (50 € for adults and 25 € for children up to age 16)
  • Fees and extras in general
  • Transfers to/from the docking place
  • Harbour charges
  • Tips
  • Everything not mentioned in the section “Included”


Supplements per person


Season 2 | 20.05; 01.07-12.08 and 30.09.2022

100 € in standard double/single cabin


Season 3 | 27.05 - 24.06 and 19.08 - 23.09.2022

200 € in standard double/single cabin


150 € upper deck double cabin

200 € upper deck single cabin


Rental bikes

80 € Touring bike

180 € E-bike



€ 35 transfer Dubrovnik airport - docking place and viceversa

€ 40 transfer Split airport - docking place and viceversa


The transfers are available only on embarkation and disembarkation days.

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