You want to spend an active vacation
and you have chosen Istria as your next destination? Then you have made the right choice. Discovering the area by bike is definitely an exciting experience
. Choose between easier bike tours that are ideal for beginners and the difficult tours that will take you past picturesque landscapes, beautiful bays and a lot of attractions. In the following text, which is based on the website Istria Bike
, we will tell you a little more about some of the cycling routes that stretch across Central & South Istria.
Length: 47 km
The cycling tour begins from Pazin, through the magical medieval towns
. Visit the Pazin fortress and the church of St. Nicholas. The route continues to the village of Savicenta
, where the imposing Morosini-Grimani Castle is located. After that you will drive back to Pazin through Zminj. The following villas from our offer are located near this bike route: Villa Summer, Villa Two M2, Villa Mala Halu and Villa Fiore. You can find more villas on our website
Length: 77 km
We start in the enchanting Motovun, which is located on a 227 m high mountain. The International Film Festival is held here every year at the end of July. At the beginning you will enjoy the beautiful view of the vineyards, before you continue downhill through the Mirna valley towards Vizinada
. Passing through Tican and Zbandaj, you will reach Lovrec. The trail leads you to a 334 meter high mountain on which the medieval town of Roc is located. Continue to the smallest town in the world - Hum
and back through the villages to Buzet. Villa Gerda, Villa Dolce Vita and Villa Laurentii are in the nearby vicinity.
Length: 60 km
The start is in the middle of the hilly landscape in the town of Buzet - often called the "town of truffles"
because the town is famous for its black and white truffles. Take the opportunity to taste the specialties in the local restaurants and konobas. Continue through Lupoglav and over the Cicarija hill back to Buzet. This bike route is easily accessible from Villa Ariela and Villa Denis.
Length: 38.5 km
Duration: 2:30 h
From the famous imperial forest Sijanska suma
we drive to the center of Pula. Here you will encounter the famous amphitheater
, the sixth largest in the world. Continue through the old town, past the ancient triumphal arch to the main square of the city - the Forum. We return to Medulin via the Vidikovac district. Not far from this route are Villa Alexana, Villa San Demich and Villa Adora.
Length: 51.5 km
The start and finish is on the shore of Medulin
. Here you will immediately come across the first attraction - the Church of St. Agnes. You will continue in the direction of Vikuran to the place called Pjescana Uvala. Here you will find a wide selection of restaurants and bars. The road will lead you further to Gornji Kamenjak. After you have enjoyed the view of the entire Medulin archipelago, you will continue to Cape Kamenjak
. Numerous bays as well as a safari bar are hidden in nature here. After that you will head towards Premantura, continue to Pomer and slowly return to Medulin, the end of this cycling route. Close to this bike route are Villa Chillax Inn, Villa Dream House and Villa Lovor. You can find more villas on our website