Cycle Tour in Istria
2 countries with boat & bike - MS Morena from 779 €
Bright sunshine, deep blue water, historic towns, great landscape, that's Istria. You can expect narrow fjord-like bays, blooming orchid landscapes, picturesque old towns, modern resorts and lots of greenery. The tour takes you along the Adriatic coast and you are very close to the country and its people on the bike. Naturally, the routes are not always flat, but so short that every cyclist can enjoy this bike tour in Istria. And if you want, stay on board the motor sailer MS Morena.
Day 1 Arrival to Poreč, Novigrad - Umag, approx. 23 km/14 mi
Embarkation until 12 o'clock, boat trip to Novigrad. From there bike ride along the sea to Umag.
Day 2 Cycle tour on Umag, approx. 60 - 65 km/37 - 40 mi
Today you will experience 2 countries - you will cycle along the coast to Portorož in Slovenia and back through the Croatian hinterland. Overnight stay in Novigrad.
Day 3 Poreč - Vrsar, approx. 32/20 mi
After a boat ride with a swim break, the bike tour leads along the sea to Vrsar. Worth seeing is the sculpture park Džamonja.
Day 4 Vrsar - Limfjord nature reserve, approx 43 km/27 mi
Through larger forests we go to the interesting ruined town of Dvigrad in the Limska Draga valley. This widens to the Limfjord, where mussel and oyster farming is practiced. Overnight stay in the charming town of Rovinj.
Day 5 Rovinj - Pula, approx. 40 km/25 mi
You will cycle along the sea through the Palud bird reserve. Off the coast are the Brijuni Islands, where you can swim in a bay. Enjoy the evening in the Roman city of Pula.
Day 6 Pula - Cape Kamenjak, approx. 49 km/30 mi
In the morning you will cycle to the Cape Kamenjak Nature Park, the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula with unique flora and fauna. Then the boat will take you to the Brijuni Islands, national park and once Tito's summer residence.
Day 7 Cycle tour on Veliki Brijun, approx. 17 km/11 mi
Leisurely final tour on the island of Veliki Brijun. In the afternoon boat trip with bathing break to Poreč.
Day 8 Disembarking and departure
Unfortunately after breakfast your cycling tour in Istria will already come to an end.
Prices & Dates
Here are the details on MS Morena.
Included in "Cycle Tour in Istria":
- 7 nights aboard
- 7 x half board
- 2 towels per person (bath towels not included)
- welcome snack
- Captain’s Dinner
- guided tour in Pula
- entrance to the Brijuni Islands National Park
- round trip on the miniature train
- entrance to the Interactive Boathouse Museum
- entrance to the exhibition "Tito on Brijuni
- guided cycle tours, english-speaking
- tour guide, english-speaking
from 22 persons 2 tour guides
- detailed travel documents in english
- maps on board
- optional rental bike and helmet
(please supply your head measurement when booking)
- outside cabins with ensuite WC and shower
- ground level beds
- individually controlled air-conditioning
- cabin assignment to take place upon arrival
- We offer comfortable unisex-bikes with 21-speed gearboxes. We also offer e-bikes if desired.
Bookable dates 2023:
- Arrival on saturdays
29.04. + 06.05. + 13.05.
20.05. + 27.05. + 03.06. + 10.06.
17.06. + 02.09. + 09.09.
23.09. + 30.09. + 14.10. + 21.10.
- Minimum number of participants: 18 people until 30 days before arrival
All prices are per person.
|22.04. + 29.04. + 06.05.|
07.10. + 14.10. + 21.10.
|2-bed cabin||779 €||949 €||989 €|
|13.05. + 20.05. + 30.09.|
|2-bed cabin||899 €||1069 €||1109 €|
|27.05. + 23.09.|
|2-bed cabin||1049 €||1119 €||1259 €|
|03.06. + 10.06.|
17.06. + 16.09.
|2-bed cabin||1099 €||1269 €||1309 €|
|02.09. + 09.09.|
|2-bed cabin||1149 €||1319 €||1359 €|
|surcharge for single occupancy||+ 50 %|
|1 cabin per date for single|
occupancy, lower deck
|3-bed cabin lowerdeck,|
child until 13,9 years:
|2 adults, 1 child||- 50 %|
|1 adult, 2 children||- 30 %|
|3-bed cabin lowerdeck,|
person from 14 years:
|reduction, child until 13,9 years:|
|1 adult, 1 child||- 30 %|
|2 adults, 2 children||- 30 %|
|rental bike||75 €|
|private bike||0 €|
|private e-bike||45 €|
|parking spot in Poreč, must|
be booked together with the trip
|transfer Pula - Poreč - Pula, must|
be booked together with the trip
- booking code "Cycle Tour in Istria":
- how you can save some money
- costs of cancellation
- taxes and harbour fees, 35 €/person
- taxes and harbour fees, 17 €/child until the age of 12
Arrival "Cycle Tour in Istria":
Parking in Poreč:
Arrival to the guarded parking lot (parking in Poreč, must be booked together with the trip.), the port can be reached on foot, luggage transfer is included in the parking fee. Embarkation until approx. 12 o'clock. Followed by a welcome drink and snack on board, then boat crossing to Novigrad.
Arrival at Pula Airport:
From there with transfer to Poreč (The transfer Pula - Poreč - Pula, must be booked with the trip). Arrival at Pula airport by 10:30 am.
If you arrive after 12:00 o'clock, you have to get on the train in Umag.
In principle, you can bring your own bike along. However, please note that your bike will be loaded on and off the boat twice a day along with several others and therefore slight cosmetic damage to individual bikes cannot be ruled out, which is why we do not take responsibility or liability for such damage. We recommend reserving one the excellent rental bikes we offer.
Perfectly looked after:
During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.
- As is the case with all boat trips, changes in travel itineraries due to the weather, the rivers’ water levels or technical issues can be undertaken at any time.