Light Bike and Hike

Price from £951pp

Duration: 7 nights

Prices include: Flights Transfers Breakfast

Holiday At A Glance

  • 7 nights cruise
  • Includes flights
  • Includes transfers
  • Bike & Hiking tours

 

Light Bike and Hike 2020

Enjoy the serenity of the glorious Kvarner Bay and surrounding islands with their numerous trails and paths. This is an amazing area of natural beauty where nature and tradition combine to provide  amazing views of the islands  providing you the welcome visitor with an experience for all your senses. Cycle and hike/walk (with Katarina Line guide) across the island where the ship waits to pick you up to take you onto the next island for you to explore on foot and by bike!

HIGHLIGHTS:

Exploring islands on bike, magnificent views, historical towns

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Day 1

SATURDAY     OPATIJA - KRK (L)

Check in at Opatija harbor between 11:00 till 12:00 with departure at 13:00h. Lunch on journey to Krk island and meet your fellow passengers and the crew. Krk is the largest of the Kvarner islands with immense variety of villages, gentle green promenades, bare rocky wilderness, tiny isles and hundreds od hidden bays and beaches. Walk through the old city centre, dominated by cathedral complex. Overnight in town of Krk.

Day 2

SUNDAY      KRK - RAB (B,D)

BIKE: Length: 30 km

Total ascend: 650 m

Highest point: 210 m

Surface: 95% paved road, 5% macadam

Difficulty level: 3/5

Cycling tour through the Mediterranean scented vegetation, olive groves and dry-stone walls to the biggest field on the island - Vrbnik's field with its famous golden-yellow wine - the Žlahtina. Vrbnik is situated at almost 50 meters high rock and has a rich history. Here you will rest while tasting wine, cheese, and prosciutto. Continue to Punat valley with a spectacular view of the small island of Košljun. Return to Krk and sailing to Rab island, known as the 'island of love'. Here we spend the night in the harbor encircled by medieval walls, Romanesque church towers, churches and palaces, stone streets and ancient facades. 

Day 3

MONDAY       RAB ISLAND (B,L)

- HIKE: Rab - Kamenjak – Rab                               

HIKE:

Length: 11 km

Total ascend: 560 m

Highest point: 401 m

Difficulty level: 4/5

Duration: 3 h

 

BIKE: Rab - Sv. Mara – Rab

Length: 16 km

Total ascend: 80 m

Highest point: 20 m

Surface: 95 % paved road,

5% macadam

Difficulty level: 1/5

Breakfast in the town situated under four church towers. Hike tour to the highest point of the island - Kamenjak hill and Straža peak (409 m) to enjoy the stunning views of the Velebit mountain to the east and Kvarner Bay on the west. You will just love it. Descend to the ship for lunch. Afternoon bike tour to the greenest part of the island and the largest forest area named Dundo. Swimming break in the picturesque bay St.Mara. Overnight in Rab.

Day 4

TUESDAY      RAB - PAG - ILOVIK (B,L,CD)

- BIKE: Lun – Novalja                                          

Length: 21 km

Total ascend: 300 m

Highest point: 130 m

Surface: 100 % paved road

Difficulty level: 2/5

 

- HIKE: Ilovik island

Length: 6 km

Total ascend: 180 m

Highest point: 90 m

Difficulty level: 2/5

Duration: 1,5 h

Sailing to the neighboring island of Pag. Bike tour from small fishing village Tovarnele to Novalja. Cycling through a thousand years old olive trees and many stone walls that were built by the residents as protection against the wind. Be careful when cycling due to many wandering sheep.  This island is world-famous for its cheese so we highly recommend to taste it. Upon arrival in Novalja, we continue our cruise to the island of flowers - Ilovik. Afternoon walks through the island absorbing scents of oleander, eucalyptus, palms, roses, and other flowers. Optional Captain's dinner party on board with an overnight in Ilovik.

Day 5

WEDNESDAY     ILOVIK - LOŠINJ ISLAND (B,L)

- HIKE: M. Lošinj - Sveti Ivan - V. Lošinj - M. Lošinj                   

Length: 11 km

Total ascend: 340 m

Highest point: 225 m

Difficulty level: 3/5

Duration: 3 h

 

- BIKE: Čikat peninsula

Length: 15 km

Total ascend: 100 m

Highest point: 45 m

Surface: 100 % paved road

Difficulty level: 1/5

After breakfast, we leave for Mali Lošinj. Hike tour from Mali Lošinj to Sveti Ivan (250 m) hill where you can enjoy a fantastic view to the southern part of the Lošinj archipelago. After relax, descend in the direction of Veli Lošinj, the picturesque village with colored houses and gardens. Return to Mali Lošinj to have lunch on board. Afternoon easy bike tour and visit one of the many bays surrounded by pine trees on the lovely Čikat peninsula. Overnight in Mali Lošinj with its famous waterfront and visit the Museum of Apoxyomenos - the bronze statue of a young athlete. Free evening to explore the flavors and fragrances of traditional cuisine.

Day 6

THURSDAY     MALI LOŠINJ - OSOR - CRES (B,L)

BIKE: Mali Lošinj – Osor

Length: 22 km

Total ascend: 200 m

Highest point: 80 m

Surface: 95 % paved road, 5% macadam

Difficulty level: 2/5

Cycling to the small villages of Ćunski and Nerezine below the dominant highest peak of Lošinj - Osoršćica. After we continue to the old town of Osor situated at a narrow channel between Mali Lošinj and Cres islands. In Roman times, Osor was an important center of trade on the route to the ports of Northern Adriatic. Departure to the town of Cres during lunch. Free afternoon in Cres with overnight.

Day 7

FRIDAY     CRES - LOVRAN - OPATIJA (B,L)

- BIKE: Cres Bay                                                          

Length: 15 km

Total ascend: 130 m

Highest point: 30 m

Surface: 100 % paved road

Difficulty level: 1/5

 

- HIKE: Lovran – Opatija

Length: 8 km

Total ascend: 80 m

Highest point: 15 m

Difficulty level: 1/5

Duration: 2 h

Enjoy morning cycling around Cres town. Time at leisure at the numerous seaside cafes and small shops in Cres. Buying souvenirs and olive oil. Lunch is served as we depart towards the mainland and stop at Lovran for a lovely walking tour on the famous Franz Joseph promenade, better known as the Lungomare. Enjoy the numerous cafes and restaurants in Opatija or at the nearby fisherman's village of Volosko. Overnight in Opatija.

Day 8

SATURDAY    OPATIJA (B)

Disembark after breakfast.

Legend: B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner, CD - Captain`s dinner

Price includes flights and transfers to and from the airport. 

CABIN TYPE DESCRIPTIONS:


TRADITIONAL ENSUITE: 

Wooden ships, cabins with private shower/toilet, mostly bunk beds, air-conditioned salon. 

Included services: Continental breakfasts & lunch OR dinner according to daily activities, unlimited water from water dispenser, professional guide, complimentary WiFi.

UPPER/MAIN DECK CABINS ARE ALLOCATED ACCORDING TO AVAILABILITY! Lower deck cabins are in the hull of the ship below the main deck.

DEPARTURE DATES:

5 May 2020
12 May 2020

9 May 2020
16 May 2020

6 June 2020
13 June 2020

12 September 2020
19 September 2020

19 September 2020
26 September 2020

3 October 2020
10 October 2020

10 October 2020
17 October 2020

 

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