This is the perfect holiday for those who enjoy riding scenic roads. Starting along the spectacular Dalmatian coastline with its beautiful crystal clear waters you will visit the Adriatic islands, explore world heritage sites, ancient cities and ride the best mountain roads in Europe. Visit Slovenia, the hidden jewel of Europe, ride to Venice, one of the most beautiful romantic cities in the world. Enjoy coffee at Piazza San Marco before riding on to the Italian Dolomites.
Top class hotels, with magnificent beachfronts to mountain retreats await at the end of each day. Situated in quaint historical sites, you can enjoy the rich local culture, quality regional dishes, and sample fine local wines. Join us for an unforgettable ride.
|START/FINISH:||Split – Croatia|
|FLY IN/OUT:||Split International Airport, Croatia|
|COUNTRIES:||Slovenia, Croatia, Italy|
|DURATION:||15 days, 14 nights, 13 riding days|
|ROUTE:||Total distance 2.600 km (1. 615 miles). The entire route runs on a good asphalt roads.|
|REST DAYS:||3: Venice, Arabba, Ljubljana|
|HIGHLIGHTS:||Istrian Peninsula, Italian Dolomites, Julian Alps, Lake Bled, Ljubljana, Jeruzalem wine region, Kornati National Park; 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Split, Trogir, Škocjan caves, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Venice, Šibenik.|
|ACCOMMODATION:||4*, 5*; best in the area.|
Day 1: Arrival Split
Day 2: Split – Pag Island
Day 3: Pag Island – Portorož
Day 4: Portorož – Venice
Day 5: Venice Rest day
Day 6: Venice – Arabba
Day 7: Arabba Rest day
Day 8: Arabba – Bled
Day 9: Bled – Ljubljana
Day 10: Ljubljana Rest day
Day 11: Ljubljana – Jeruzalem
Day 12: Jeruzalem – Novo Mesto
Day 13: Novo Mesto – National Park Plitvice
Day 14: National Park Plitvice – Šibenik – Split
Day 15: Departure Split
Happy Tours guided motorcycle tours have been carefully designed to give motorcycle riders fabulous rides. Stopping at the best cafes, restaurants and attractions. The roads are designed for bikers and you will want to return for more. The scenery is awe inspiring, from the glistening crystal blue sea of the Croatian coast, to the majestic Dolomites where you weave your way over mountain passes, then to the breathtaking scenery of Slovenia’s rolling hills and the quiet beauty of Bosnia.
If you like freedom and the flexibility to enjoy travel under your own steam, then our SELF-GUIDED TOURS are just for you. You can choose any of our guided tours and have the benefits of your accommodation pre-booked. We can organize tours tailored to your requirements, plan routes in the most spectacular areas and highlight the most exciting roads. For a stress-free adventure you can request a pre-programmed GPS, and if you really want to ‘go it alone’, then you can take charge of guiding yourself and enjoy a new adventure. We provide a full safety briefing and motorbike familiarization before you start your tour. Comprehensive tour maps are sent to you before the commencement of your tour, and a mobile phone for 24hour roadside assistance is available if required.
If you like organizing your holidays alone, than only a motorcycle is needed to add to your plans and all is ready for your new riding adventure. At Happy Tours you can choose between different models of BMW motorcycles. We keep only the latest models with the low mileage.
It used to be one country called Yugoslavia. Ride 111.000 km (68.350 mi.) all the way from coastline of Adriatic Sea to the untouched countryside of today 7 independent countries of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro.
“In 2011 I joined a party of 12 and rode this amazing tour throughout Tuscany, Sardinia and Corsica. Organization, diversity of scenery, incredible food and Europe's best roads are combined to make this the best 16 days I have ever experienced.” - D. Blizzard. Australia