A TRUE BIKING EXPERIENCE

Dugi otok selfguided bike tour

All around the island there are bicycle trails which pass by the hundreds of years old olive groves, small churches and numerous bays and beaches where you can enjoy beautiful clear water. On the southeast part of the island of Dugi otok there is Telašćica National Park with its most famous landmarks – Telašćica bay, cliffs and salt lake Mir. Telašćica bay is the largest and one of the safest natural ports on the Adriatic coast and that's the reason why it is so popular among the yachtsmen. You can find 25 beaches on the 69km long coastline.

The cliffs, locally called 'stene' , rise 200m above the sea level and fall down 90m into the sea. Many kind of birds use the cliffs as their natural habitat and the peregrine falcon is one of them. Mir lake is one of the rare salt lakes in the Europe. Sea water comes through the numerous fissures under the ground and although the temperature of the water rises up to 33 degrees Celsius in the summer endemic species of eel called 'kajman' lives in the lake. Unusual landmark of the island is Skrača. There you can find interesting human-shaped figures made of stones. Passer-bys made these figures putting the stones in pile and forming interesting works of art. There are more than one thousand of these figures on the island of Dugi otok.

Details
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Tour length: 24 kilometers

Elevation gain: 730 meters

9,5 hours

Start            Finish
10:30        22:00

1 persons
Minimum number of participants per tour
4 persons
Maximum number of participants per tour
Schedule

Schedule

BIKE TOUR ITINERARY

  • 09: 30 - arrival at "zzuum - active vacation" at Špire Brusine 12

bike pick up and bike tour check up

  • 10:30 – Zadar to Sali (Dugi otok), boat „AnaMarija“

Arrives in Sali at 11:40.

  • 20:55 – Sali (Dugi otok) to Zadar, boat „Melita“

Arrives in Zadar at 22:00.

  • 22:15 - return of the bike at "zzuum - active vacation" at Špire Brusine 12
Maps

Pricing & Booking

Price

  • 42 Price per person  (320 HRK)

Price Includes

  • bike rental + safety equipment (helmet)
  • bike tool kit + bike lock + bike pump
  • energy pack (isotonic drink + energy bar)
  • boat tickets (bike + person) for Zadar/ Sali (Dugi otok) & Sali (Dugi otok)/Zadar
  • entrance at "Telaščica" nature park
  • route map and instructions

Options

  • Guide during the tour (english speaking*)
  • This bike tour can be adjusted according to your requirements.
  • for any special requests feel free to contact us!

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AN ISLAND OF GREAT DIVERSITY AND CONTRAST

Dugi otok

CLIFFS

200m above the sea rise famous cliffs. They go up almost vertically and fall down 90m into the sea. It is possible to ride by the cliffs and have a real close look to this wonder of nature. If you get lucky you may even see peregrine falcon that lives here.

SALI

Sali village is located on north-eastern coast of Dugi otok and has the largest population. It is very popular tourist destination because of its vicinity to the Kornati National Park and Telašćica Nature Park. You can discover its rich past in several churches, enjoy numerous outdoor activities but one thing you shouldn’t miss – Sali Festival called Saljske užance and its unique Tovareća mužika (donkey music).

 

TELAŠČICA

Telašćica Nature Park is situated on south eastern part of the island. There you can find rich vegetation of Holm oak and Aleppo pine but also the areas of rocky meadows characteristic for that part of the island. 250 different plants and 300 animals live in the sea and that’s why diving and fishing are so popular amongst the tourists. Telašćica bay is the largest natural port in the Adriatic which makes it perfect harbour for yachtsmen.