Out of Trieste, we’ll ride on narrow country roads passing through the southern tip of Slovenia and into the ancient villages and rolling hills of Istria.
Day 2 morning ride
ROUTE: Vela Učka-Osor
DISTANCE: 75km, 109km, 143km
A two part ride through the Istrian countryside.
First this optional morning ride (40Km) to our ferry transfer followed by coffee and light lunch in Cres.
Day 2, Island ride
This is after our Morning ferry transfer.
We will finish our ride at our 3 night accommodation; Stanzia Castilani, an organic olive and lavender farm.
Ride day 3
Route: Island Cres + Island Losinj
Distance: 30km, 50km, 150km
A variety of island ride options available to the group. Best discussed over a glass of wine at dinner the night prior, OR leave it up to your Guide to surprise you!
An off day, with an optional ride, beach hang out, SUP boarding, hiking or just relaxing as you wish.
Ride day 5 (part 1)
2 boat transfers* and a unique ride through the ancient olive gardens and moonscapes of Island Lun, this is our lightest climbing day of the week. We will travel to the island of LUN via chartered boat, and experience the special island landscape (and stock up on Pag's famous cheese and salt) before a boat transfer to the mainland towards the quiet coastal village of Jablanac.
Ride day 5 (part 2)
Ride day 6
Distance: 100km, 140km
Our queen stage including an optional 35km gravel van transfer (optional to ride) section and roads you won't find on Google.
Ride day 7
Distance: 100km, 120km
Starting with an optional climb from the sea up 1400m including a 7 km gravel sector then down into the little known roads of the northeastern Velebit national park.
Ride day 8 (tomorrow is your departure)
Final ride, we will leave the Riva of Opatija, up the Mountain towards our friends in Vela Utča, quick coffee and enjoy the view of the islands then on to Trieste.