The most scenic cycle route
Escape the bustling tourist hot spots and explore the surroundings of Split on this exciting bike tour taking you off the beaten path to discover the Dalmatian capital from a completely different perspective! Join our 6-hour guided tour in Kaštela area, up on the Kozjak mountain and along the picturesque bay nestled between Trogir and Split, combine fun mountain bike and relaxing coastline cycling with plenty of stops to take in the magnificent scenery. You get to spend a beautiful day in nature, smelling wild flowers, enjoying the wind in your hair and admiring the jaw-dropping panorama of Split from above, with sweeping vistas stretching across the Kaštela Bay all the way to the Central Dalmatian Islands. Then, to top it all off, we continue with an easy-going cycling tour along the atmospheric Kaštela promenade exploring the picturesque fishermen's villages, medieval castles and charming alleys that seem frozen in time and absorbing the true local atmosphere.
- Spend a day surrounded by magnificent mountain scenery
- Take spectacular panoramic photos of Split and Kaštela Bay
- Enjoy the exciting bike ride on the Kozjak Mountain
- Discover the scenic Kaštela promenade with its medieval castles and towers
- Visit Kaštilac, one of the popular Game of Thrones filming locations
- Tour type: Cycling
- Start time: 9 AM, 5 PM or other
- Duration: 4 hours
- Distance: 30 km / 18 US miles
- Difficulty: Easy - Moderate
- Min people: 1
- Min age: 12
- Price: 60 € per person
What to expect
Once our guide picks you up in our air-conditioned minibus we will drive to the slopes of the Kozjak Mountain above the Kaštela Bay where our adventure will begin. Once there we will provide you with bikes and helmets. After a brief introduction we will start to pedal along the unpaved carriage paths on the south side of the Kozjak Mountain just under the cliffs of the mountain ridge. Through the whole mountain journey you will be able to admire the spectacular views of Kaštela with its many churches and bell towers, Split with its green lungs – Marjan Hill and nearby Dalmatian islands. Enough stops will be made along the way to allow you to take amazing panoramic photos of Split area from above. The ride takes us downhill towards the ancient sanctuary of Our Lady of Stomorija dating back to the 12th century where we will visit the Biblical Garden – unique botanical site with over 125 plant species noted in the Bible and a perfect place for a short break enjoying peace and tranquillity. Refreshed, we will continue to cycle past the local vineyards and olive grows towards the sea before stopping at the Old Olive – a 1500-year-old olive tree and a protected natural monument in Kaštel Štafilić. After a brief stop to take some more photos, our tour takes us to the scenic Kaštela promenade where we will continue cycling on mostly flat terrain visiting castles and towers in each village and exploring picturesque alleys and local ports, including the Kaštilac Castle, popular Game of Thrones filming location in Kaštel Gomilica. After We will finish our tour in the bustling Marina Kaštela where you will be picked up for the return transfer. Don’t miss out on doing something different!
Good to know: The ride is predominantly on level terrain or downhill covering a distance of around 30 kilometres. It is set at a relaxed pace stopping regularly to share our stories with you or to take photos.