Biking tour and Cruise 2019 from Opatija
DAY 1 SATURDAY OPATIJA – KRK (L)
Check in at Opatija port from 11:00h till 12:00h. Welcome speech on board before departure towards the island of Krk at 13h. A swimming stop is planned after lunch in a bay on the way to the main town on Krk island. Bike tour to town of Punat and back to the town of Krk is planned immediately on arrival giving ample time to discover this lovely old town for a laid-back evening at leisure where we overnight in the harbour.
Bike tour distance approx. 17km, highpoint 100m
DAY 2 SUNDAY ISLAND OF KRK (B,D)
After breakfast, it’s a morning cycling tour to the wonderful and famous town of Vrbnik for lunch and a short swimming break. Here we can enjoy the fantastic views of the coastline and explore this magical spot (with some highly noted narrow streets) and famous for its Žlahtina wine produced only in this area. Late afternoon we return to Krk town for another overnight with dinner on board.
Bike tour distance approx. 23km, highpoint 190m
DAY 3 MONDAY KRK – RAB (B,L)
Early morning departure for Rab where we cycle around Rab, followed by lunch on board and free time for swimming or sunbathing or simply strolling around this lovely town to enjoy an ice-cream, cappuccino or watching the artists often at work in the streets. Optional afternoon walk through Komrčar Park Forest above Rab town or hike up Kamenjak hill to enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets and have a bird’s eye view of Rab and surrounding islands.
Bike tour distance approx. 13km, highpoint 75m
DAY 4 TUESDAY RAB – (PAG) MOLAT or ILOVIK (B,L)
Morning departure for the island of Pag followed with a bike ride from Tovarnele to Novalja, continue cruising on to the islands of Molat or Ilovik with lunch on board, free time to stroll around these small tranquil spots where we overnight in the harbour.
Bike tour distance cca 22 km, highpoint 195m
DAY 5 WEDNESDAY MOLAT – LOŠINJ (B,L)
Early morning cycling bike tour from Molat to Zapuntel and boarding our ship for our cruise towards of Mali Lošinj with a possible swim and lunch stop on the way. On arrival in Mali Lošinj we take an afternoon bike tour of this picturesque town as well as of Veli Lošinj with a coffee / ice-cream or swim break. Return to Mali Lošinj with some time at leisure (fabulous pastel coloured waterfront houses) and an optional dinner. Overnight in the main harbour of Mali Lošinj.
Bike tour distance approx. *(11km, highpoint approx. 75m) 13km, highpoint approx. 80m
DAY 6 THURSDAY LOŠINJ – CRES (B, L)
Morning cycling tour from Mali Lošinj to Nerezine and then on to the old town of Osor. Followed by a walk through the old town full of sculptures and interesting architecture. We continue our cruise towards town of Cres with a stop for a swim and lunch on the way. Evening at leisure and overnight in Cres.
Bike tour distance approx. 24km, highpoint 205m
DAY 7 FRIDAY CRES – OPATIJA (B,L)
Morning cycling around the town of Cres with optional visit to St. Francis monastery and museum of sacral art. Free time for relaxing in one of the numerous cafes or a swim. Departure and lunch en route to the mainland. Stop at Lovran for a lovely refreshing walking tour along the famous Franz Joseph promenade to Opatija, better known as lungomare. Evening at leisure. We recommend a walk to the fishermen’s village of Volosko with its many restaurants and cafes and idyllic setting or chill out at a local spot on the lungomare. Follow the locals! Overnight in Opatija harbour.
Bike tour distance approx. 12km, highpoint 75m
DAY 8 SATURDAY OPATIJA (B)
After breakfast we disembark our ship and bid farewell to our lovely crew!
SWIMMING BREAKS: In good weather and depending on timing we will have regular swim stops for while the ship anchors in secluded bays or after the cycling before departure to next island.
CYCLING ROUTE: The length of the daily cycling routes is estimated and informative and depends of various detours or short cuts that can be done on route. Sailing and cycling routes may be changed on the spot due to weather conditions and capability of the respective cyclists on board. Departure is during morning hours, mostly after breakfast.
FOOD: Continental breakfast and either lunch or dinner. During our cycling routes, we recommend stops at local restaurants where you can sample the local specialties. These meals are not included in the price of the trip and are paid by the customers. There is a possibility to book a captain’s dinner, which is paid directly on the spot and is offered by the captain and your tour guide.
BICYCLES: bike rental possible on request; Katarina Line is not responsible for any damage which may occur on personal bicycles during bike tours and transportation from land to the ship and vice versa.
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Biking tour and Cruise 2019 from Opatija
CABIN TYPE DESCRIPTIONS:
TRADITIONAL ENSUITE: Wooden ships, cabins with private shower/toilet, mostly bunk beds, air-conditioned salon. Included services: Continental breakfasts, three course lunches OR dinner, liter of water daily, free WiFi
ALL DECK CABINS ARE SITUATED ON MAIN AND TOP DECK! Under deck cabins are in the hull of the ship below the main deck.
REDUCTIONS & SUPPLEMENTS:
adult on 3rd bed in a triple cabin – 30%
children under 10 years – 50%
single use of cabin +50%
VISITOR’S TAX & PORT FEES ARE NOT INCLUDED (to be paid on the spot) EUR 40.- per person per week
OPTIONAL SUPPLEMENTS (net):
Bike rental: EUR 100. – per person/week, E-bike rental:EUR 150. – per person/week
Saddle bags rental: EUR 12.- per person/week
Dinner supplement: EUR 115.- per person/week, min.10 pax required
English Breakfast supplement: EUR 40.- per week – incl. 2 eggs, bacon, tomato and mushrooms, or fruit & yoghurt, or similar (regular continental breakfast included in price of the cruise includes: coffee, tea, milk, glass of juice, cereal, bread, a variety of spreads – butter, honey, jam, soft cheese; daily additions such as ham and cheese or boiled eggs, frankfurters, salami etc.)
Captain’s dinner: EUR 25.- choice of fish or meat menu – ship’s speciality served
Wedding renewal package: EUR 150,- per couple – includes renewal ceremony performed by the captain, certificate, champagne, gift
Extra towels: Guests will be provided with two towels for personal use per week. Extra towels can be rented for EUR 3.- & beach towels EUR 5.- per week/towel. Katarina Line beach towel can be purchased on arrival for EUR 10.-
Baby chair or baby cot rental: EUR 50.- per week (to be paid on the spot)
Daily cabin cleaning: EUR 15.- per person per week (to be ordered in advance)
Parking: Possible from EUR 10.- daily
Airport transfers: various airport possibilities (Zagreb, Trieste, Ljubljana, Venice) – price on request; FREE OF CHARGE local transfers (from Opatija hotels to Opatija port)
Ferry Tickets: Cabins, seats or deck, available for coastal & international ferry connections
Accommodation: Hotels, hostels, private accommodation, villas.. available on request
LAND & CRUISE
Add 3 nights land program prior to your cruise for a 10 night program!
2 overnights Zagreb, 1 overnight Opatija; 1 half board and 2 bed and breakfast services; accommodation in 4* Hotel in Zagreb & Opatija, Visitor’s taxes during land part, Airport transfers (from and to airport Zagreb), all transfers as per itinerary, guided sightseeing of Zagreb, Plitvice, Opatija.
565 EUR per person in double room
705 EUR per person in single room
Third bed discount: -10%
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These excursions can be added to your booking in the final stage of your online reservation. If paying on the spot, only KUNA currency and cash is accepted. Prices are informative and subject to change.
Choose from a variety of tours like: Zipline, Rafting, Hiking, Deep Water Solo (DWS), Canyoning (Extreme and Basic) and many other adventure, explorer, boat tours 🙂
Reservation fee per person
Remainder latest one month prior to arrival
Conditions & Cancellation policy:
The Captain reserves the right in changing the route in case of bad weather conditions
All Organizer cruise departures are guaranteed, however if less than 10 participants are booked, Organizer reserves the right in cancelling the departure and changing the ship name if the need arises.
Guests are obliged to follow the ship rules and regulations found in written form onboard especially in regards to bringing drinks on board.
In case of inappropriate behavior Organizer/captain reserves the right in asking clients to disembark.
From the day of confirmation up till 30 days prior to arrival – advance payment (EUR 150 per person) – non-refundable
29-22 days – 25% of the remaining balance
21-15 days – 50% of the remaining balance
14-0 days – 100% fee
Name change / date change fee – EUR 20 per person (valid only if the change is done up till 30 days prior booked departure, otherwise regular cancellation clause will be applied)
We highly recommends clients to take insurance against cancellation of reserved services! Agency offers a complete travel insurance package (travel health insurance, personal accident insurance, private liability, luggage insurance & trip cancellation). Additional information about travel insurance package can be found HERE.
Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian ports, KL ships are moored side by side, making it necessary for the clients to cross from one ship to another with gaps in between ships in order to get to the shore. In such cases clients need to take special care when crossing and do this at their own risk. Crew assistance will be given to those needing and requesting it. Cruise not recommended for clients in wheelchairs or with limited mobility.
Bike Cruise from Opatija
Biking tour and Cruise 2019 from Opatija
Guaranteed weekly departures from OPATIJA
OPATIJA – KRK – RAB – (PAG ISLAND) MOLAT – MALI LOŠINJ – CRES – OPATIJA
This guided cycling tour around Kvarner Bay starts on Krk Island and ends in Cres exploring amazing coastlines, medieval towns, old villages and picturesque bays. Unlike our regular bike cruise from Opatija it features less demanding daily cycling routes leaving more time to enjoy the sun. Highlights include visiting great beaches, vineyards, pine woods, cycling on the historic islands and exploring historical coastal towns and stunning hilltop views. Croatia is a land of picturesque islands, rich history, Mediterranean vegetation and mild climate and the best way to explore it is, without doubt, by bike.
Exploring islands on bike, magnificent views, historical towns