At B&R we make it incredibly easy for you to journey with your friends, family, colleagues or on your own. Create your own private trip by taking over one of our dates—or we can request a fresh one. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers. Interested in tweaking the itinerary? We can do that too. Ask us for details!
The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.
Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.
Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.
Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.
Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
- Difficulty Level
Level 1: Occasional
Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day over relatively flat terrain with a few small hills—all very manageable for people trying their first biking trip.
Walking – 6-10 km (4-6 mi.) a day on country lanes, footpaths and coastal or forest trails, all on relatively flat terrain, perhaps with an occasional hill.
Level 2: Recreational
Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day over terrain that’s relatively flat but will include inclines and the occasional climb or two.
Walking – 8-12 km (5-7 mi.) a day over relatively flat terrain, with occasional steeper climbs.
Level 3: Enthusiast
Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day in gently rolling countryside, with occasional longer climbs to points that are well worth the effort.
Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) a day over rolling terrain on a variety of surfaces. Most days, one or two steeper climbs to spectacular viewpoints or places of interest.
Level 4: Avid
Biking – Roughly 50 km (30 mi.) a day in consistently rolling countryside, with repeated climbs and longer options available.
Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) over terrain that varies between rolling and hilly, with a few steeper climbs.
Level 5: Expert
Biking – 50-60 km (30-45 mi.) a day over both level and tougher, hillier terrain with multiple 100 km (62 mi.) options. The routes are designed for avid cyclists and include plenty of chances to push yourself.
Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) a day over fairly hilly terrain offering lots of challenges. Routes are along high meadow paths and/or well-maintained cliffside or alpine trails, with a few steep ascents to make you feel invigorated.
A land journey along the Adriatic
Over 1,000 islands, islets and reefs protect the mainland of Croatia and Montenegro, providing an idyllic setting for exploration, relaxation and adventure—from tiny villages in secluded coves to the Adriatic towns of Hvar, Korcula and Split. Let us introduce you to the secret life of Dalmatia: A life of sun, song, private beaches, quiet bike rides and walks and superb wine and cuisine.
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Day by Day
Discover Split, starting with a visit to the Diocletian Palace. After lunch, we continue our exploration of the city with a stroll through Marjan City Park and a visit to the Mestrovic Gallery with one of its curators.
Cruise aboard a catamaran along the mainland, passing the islands of Brac and Hvar. We arrive in Korcula for lunch, then meet with a local expert for a walking tour of the old town and Marco Polo’s childhood home.
After a morning tour of Dubrovnik, we hop in the van to meet our bikes in Konavle. We pedal through the valley past vineyards and olive, mandarin and fig trees, pausing along the way for lunch in a charming village.
We cross the mountain range behind Dubrovnik to the walled city of Trebinje in Bosnia. After a tour of the town, we wrap up our morning with lunch at a local winery, overlooking the river and the Arslanagic Bridge.
Today's ride starts in Crkvice and travels toward the Bay of Kotor, with fantastic sea views as we leave the mountains to our back. This afternoon, we boat across the bay to Kotor's old town for a private tour.
After a final breakfast, we drive you to Dubrovnik or Tivat Airport, depending on your onward travels. Dubrovnik airport is about a 2.5-hour drive, and Tivat Airport is about 15-minute drive from the hotel. So long!
A moment in dreamy Dalmatia.
Palace Elisabeth, Hvar
Under Venetian rule, dukes once lived in a palace that towered here. Though history was not kind to the original palace, the 5-star Palace Elisabeth now stands regally in its place with architecture that commemorates the centuries-old Venetian heritage. Each sumptuous room features airy minimalist decor without sparing a single luxury. Lounge in the pool, relax at the spa or enjoy the breezy courtyard. Dine on locally sourced Mediterranean cuisine as you gaze over the waterfront.
Regent Porto Montenegro, Tivat
Seated on the shores of the UNESCO-protected Boka Bay with the mountains to its back, the Regent Porto blends elegance with the beauty of nature. Designed to resemble the palazzos of Venice, inside its grand exterior are port view or sea-facing rooms dressed in sea-inspired motifs, an award-winning spa and a wellness centre.
Hotel Excelsior, Dubrovnik
Dramatically situated cliff-side overlooking the Adriatic, The Excelsior has been a renowned destination for a hundred years. The hotel backs its spectacular location with equally superb service, spacious rooms, a private beach and a clutch of distinguished restaurants. Pair that with its easy access to the Old Town and guests enjoy the best of what Dubrovnik has to offer.
The views from the ride were spectacular, the sunsets unforgettable, and the Adriatic Sea swimming was the perfect restorative activity each day. The beautiful meals and hospitality of the local crew were also wonderful.—Emily Murray
The relationships our guides had with the local resources provided many spontaneous and unique moments that we would laugh about for days.—Gregg Kelly
This trip features biking and hiking from one village to the next on varied terrain with some hills.
What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.
- All hotel accommodation
- Meals as indicated with wine, as selected by B&R
- English speaking National Guides and local experts
- All special events, private tours and entries
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop off
- All baggage transportation
- All gratuities for local experts, drivers and hotel service
On this trip you’ll be riding a customized B&R hybrid with flat bars. We also equip you with a handlebar bag, helmet and water bottle. See Equipment Details
Sometimes your B&R trip simply isn’t long enough! Extend your stay for the best vacation possible. If you wish to spend a few days in region either before or after your official B&R trip, and need assistance making those plans, your B&R Travel Advisor can help.
Call us to create an independent travel experience that fits your needs—we can also arrange for a local guide.
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