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Active holidays in Italy and Europe - Your bike and hike holiday unforgettable, carefree and without stress!

ISTRIA FROM TRIEST TO PULA

THE SUNNY PENINSULA IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA

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General information:

Classification of the tour: Self-guided tour
Difficulty: easy
Distance: 210-283 km
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 598,- €

Istria Bike map

Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

Start of this bicycle tour is Trieste, the former Habsburg seaport seated at the foothills of the karst. During the Roman Empire Trieste became a busy and rich port. After a few kilometres you leave Italy and cycle to Croatia and on to Istria. This sunny peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea is characterized by little picturesque fisher villages, small towns on the karst hills, vineyards and valleys. Let yourself surprise you from the charms of a landscape rich in contrasts and the various colours of Istria.

  
Characteristics of the route:

The bicycle route through Istria runs slightly hilly.
This cycling tour could be done easily after our tour “From the Dolomites to Trieste” or the tour “Alpe Adria – from Villach to Trieste”.
The tour is suitable for children from the age of 16.

A day by day account of the route:

Trieste biking

Day 1: Arrival in Trieste

Trieste, Italian seaport;

Piran cycling track

Day 2: Trieste – Piran/Portorôz (approx. 35 km or another variant*)

Bathing resort Koper, longer variant through „Val Rosandra“; *variant approx. 65 km;

Novigrad cycling holiday

Day 3: Piran/Portoroz – Umag/Novigrad (approx. 34 - 60 km)

You pass the salt gardens of Secovlje;

Porec bicycle track

Day 4: Umag/Novigrad – Porec (approx. 20 - 41 km)

Euphrasian Basilica - UNESCO World heritage;

Porec cycling path Istria

Day 5: Porec (approx. 35 km or a day off by the sea)

By boat to the Brijuni-islands or enjoy your day off by the sea;

Rovinj

Day 6: Porec – Rovinj (approx. 55 km)

Cycle to Zlatni rt, also known as Golden Cape;

Pula cycling FUNActive Tours

Day 7: Rovinj – Pula (approx. 45 - 50 km)

Pula, the oldest town of Istria with various antiquies;

Pula bike holiday

Day 8: Departure

Individual departure or extension of your stay;

Prices 2019

 
Self-guided tour
Package price per person in a double room incl. breakfast – arrival on 10/04/2019 and
12/10/2019
€ 598,00
Package price per person, double room incl. breakfast € 698,00
Surcharge single room, per person € 149,00
Surcharge high season*, per person € 80,00
Additional services
Rental bike € 75,00
E-Bike € 165,00
Additional nights in Trieste (hotel 4****- category)
Per person and night in a double room incl. breakfast € 74,00
Surcharge single room per night, incl. breakfast € 35,00
Additional nights in Pula (hotel 3***- category)
Per person and night in a double room incl.breakfast in April/May/October € 55,00
Per person and night in a double room incl.breakfast in June and from 14th September € 61,00
Per person and night in a double room incl.breakfast in July/August and until 13th September € 85,00
Surcharge single room per night, incl. breakfast € 39,00
Additional nights in Pula (hotel 4****- category)
Per person and night in a double room incl.breakfast in April/May/October € 69,00
Per person and night in a double room incl.breakfast in June and from 14th September € 77,00
Per person and night in a double room incl.breakfast in July/August and until 13th September € 99,00
Surcharge single room per night, incl. breakfast € 39,00

*High season: from 22/06/2019 to 07/09/2019 (incl.).


Starting dates 2019, self-guided tour:

  • ARRIVAL: every Wednesday and Saturday from 10/04/2019 (first possible start date) to 12/10/2019 (last possible start date).

  • EXCEPTION: no starts from 03/08/2019 to 24/08/2019 (incl:)

  • NON SCHEDULE ARRIVAL DATES: minimum of 5 persons upon request!

General information:

  • Classification of the cycle-tour:
    Self-guided tour
     
  • Duration:
    8 days / 7 nights
     
  • Distance:
    Approx. 210 - 283 km
     
  • Starting point:
    Trieste
     
  • Arrival:
    • By car: Over the Tauern motorway to Villach and over the border crossing Arnoldstein to Udine and Trieste.
    • By train: Over Salzburg and Villach to Trieste (Trieste centrale). Timetable on: www.deutschebahn.de, www.oebb.at, www.trenitalia.com.
    • By flight: Low cost flights to Ronchi dei Legionari airport (Trieste) or Pula. Good connections with airport shuttle bus or train (www.trenitalia.com) from Ronchi dei Legionari airport to Trieste.
       
  • Accommodation:
    Accommodation in 3*** and/or 4**** hotels
    Attention: Tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid on the spot.
     
  • Parking:
    Different public facilities.
     
  • Transfer:
    Every Wednesday and Saturday return transfer by shuttle bus from Pula to Trieste for € 69.00 per person (bicycle included – reservation and payment upon booking). Minimum 2 persons!
     
  • Rental bikes:
    21-gear women‘s or men‘s bicycle
    7-gear unisex bicycle with back pedal
    E-bike (unisex bike, 500 W battery)
     
  • Tour information available in:
    German - English - Italian
 

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