“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike” – John F Kennedy
So you’re a cycling enthusiast that gets itchy feet so often! Welcome to Istria, you’re officially in a cycling heaven! You’re cycling adventure is about to get upgraded to a whole new level! You’ll experience natural beauties, admire historical monuments and cultural sites, taste the best wines and feast your eyes on breathtaking views of landscapes, rooftops and sunsets! This offer is made for you if you’re looking for an active holiday! Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll be experiencing:
Timetravel in Motovun!
Go back to the Medieval ages and take a glance at the Motovun forest while you’re up there! You’ll be enchanted when you find out that this town is connected by a system of internal and external fortifications with towers and city gates containing elements of Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance styles. If you’re a nature enthusiast, visit river Mirna and enjoy the famous Motovun/Montona forest, an area of about 10 square kilometers that differs completely not only from the nearby forests, but also from those of the entire surrounding region because of its wild life, moist soil and rich-with-prized-black-and-white truffles.
Be a Roman Gladiator in Pula!
Come meet the star of Pula, one of the best preserved Roman amphitheaters, the Pula Arena! Feel like a Roman Emperor while sightseeing a multitude of ancient Roman buildings. Taste luxurious wines or go fishing, you will have a blast! There’s no question about that. Explore the city then ride a bike to the resorts at the Verudela Peninsula! A series of beautiful beaches is waiting for you! Breathe in fragrant pine groves and then take a break at a seaside café, your coffee will taste like heaven!
Get Romantic in Rovinj
Enjoy that charming Venetian style architecture, visit ruins and admire the Cathedral in Rovinj. This town will awaken the romantic within you, with a beautiful view from The Bell Tower that captures red-tiled roofs and colorful windows you will be inspired to take as many photos as possible! If you are more of an art admirer, visit small art and antiquity shops that are shattered all across town. There’s so much to do here, activities that range from bird watching, scuba diving, sunset paddling, olive oil tasting, horseback riding, sea kayaking to fishing and dining locally since Rovinj has a long lasting fishing tradition!
Channel your inner Indiana Jones in Brijuni!
The Brijuni Islands will take your journey to a completely different level. There’s a safari park that you’ll get to experience on a train ride! Visit the remains of the Roman villa rustica from the I. century B.C. in the bay of Verige. You don’t need to know scuba diving to visit the well-known hydro-archaeological site, you’ll need a mask and a snorkel! Take a walk or a bike ride on The Path of Good Vibrations and feel the magic of the moment!
Get Creative in Groznjan
Known as the town of artists, Groznjan offers a lot of creative and artistic activities! What better way to combine arts and sports than cycling on the “From Galleries to Sculptures” cycling path! You will get lost in galleries and ateliers of Groznjan artists and maybe stumble upon The Church of St Vitus that dates from the year 1300.You will fall in love with Groznjan’s most attractive sights: old walls, forts, churches and monuments and have beautiful memories that you’ll reminisce upon on rainy days.
Capacity: 6 people
Duration: 7 days
Price: 750 Euros per person
- All transportation costs
- Excursions to wine cellars
- Bed and breakfast in the Villa
- Trips to Pula, Rovinj, Brijuni, Groznjan
- Bike rent
- Cheese degustation and degustation of 5 different wines (20 Euros)