Headwater Cycle The Adriatic: Venice To Porec Self Guided

Add your business today to reach The Outbound's audience of adventurous travelers.

Cycle through three different countries: Italy, Slovenia & Croatia

Details

Duration: 8 Days
Starts in: Croatia

Operated by:

Exodus Travels

The original adventure and activity holiday company specializing in cultural, walking, cycling, winter and wildlife adventures.

Itinerary

Start Mestre, the mainland of Venice

Leave Venice by bike and vaporetto towards the city of Caorle; chance to swim in the sea en route

Leave the coast and pedal north towards an area known for its lagoons to reach the beautiful little town of Portogruaro

Continue to Palmanova and the ancient city of Aquileia. Lunch by the sea at Marano Lagunare is highly recommended

Option of a beautiful ride to the lagoon port of Grad, then a more hilly coastal ride through Duino, Sistiana and Miramare; arrive at Trieste

Time to explore impressive Trieste, then cross into Slovenia; pass through Koper and Piran before reaching the spa town of Portoroz

Cycle past the salt mines of Secovljie, then enter Croatia and tackle a few hills, passing the ancient port of Novigrad on the Istrian Coast before reaching Porec.

End Porec; optional ferry back to Venice

Additional Information

Following the northernmost tip of the Mediterranean, this self-guided cycle ride takes you through three countries in one week! Starting in Venice, the route heads eastwards, hugging the beautiful golden beaches of the Adriatic coast. Heading into the region of Friuli, you will pass sleepy fishing communes and the fascinating star-shaped city of Palmanova before turning south. Crossing the borders of Italy, Slovenia and Croatia, it is hard to find a more fascinating concentration of culture anywhere else along the Adriatic.

Reviews

Have you done this tour? Be the first to leave a review!

More Tours

Croatia

Dubrovnik & The Dalmatian Coast

$1,349/person - 8 days

Croatia

Cycling The Dalmatian Coast

$1,399/person - 8 days

More

Adventures Nearby

  • Hike in Plitvice Lakes National Park

    Plitvice Lakes National Park is Croatia's largest national park and is just a few hours away from the capital city of Zagreb. There are public buses going to the park from Zagreb as well as from a few other cities in Croatia. You buy your ticket i...

  • Hike to Skradinski Buk Waterfall

    Plitvice Lakes National Park gets most of the hype in Croatia, and for good reason. It's stunning, yet overrun by tourists and swimming is not possible. As a result, Krka National Park is seriously an underrated gem in this country. Same beauty. L...

    1.2 miles

  • Sea Kayak in Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik is stunning seaport city located right on the Adriatic Sea and surrounded by impressive fortifications known as the City Walls. Walking the City Walls is a popular tourist activity, but seeing the famous walls from the water offers an en...

  • Hike up to Hvar Fortress

    The entrance to the path up to the fortress is on Ulica Higijeničkog Društva. There's a long stairway you can walk up to get to it but it's not named on a map. It's to the left of the street called Kroz Grodu. You'll find the entrance easily, it's...

    0.5 miles 300 ft gain

  • Hike down to Stiniva Cove

    There's a grassy area next to the trail head (I've marked the trail head as the location of this hike on this page) where some cars can park. It probably gets full in peak season, but when we were there we only saw 1 car parked. Don't let the shor...

    0.6 miles 300 ft gain

  • Cliff Jump the King's Landing

    Cliff jump for any level, ranging from 15 feet to 60 feet.  Head into the main entrance of the castle walls of Dubrovnik. Head for the Buza Bar. This is your best landmark for the cliff jump. You will walk through a hole in the wall to get to the ...

  • Add your business today to reach The Outbound's audience of adventurous travelers.