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!
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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.
We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.
These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.
“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”
“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”
“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”
“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”
“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”
Island hopping by yacht & bike
Here, the road less travelled means rolling island roads, hushed inlets, and secluded beaches. With our glorious private yacht as a floating hotel, we ride spectacular coastal roads. Others hop from hotel to hotel, but we only unpack once.
*This trip runs in alternating directions between Split and Dubrovnik, depending on your departure date. Please see itinerary or speak to your Travel Advisor for details.
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Day by Day
We meet in Split with our local guide for a wander through the old town. Later, we head to the hills for a warm-up ride along the Cetina River Valley before boarding our yacht to set sail toward Brac.
After a short cruise to Postira, we ride across the northern end of Brac while spectacular sea-view stretches accompany our journey. After an afternoon swim, we head to Hvar for dinner.
Pedal out of Hvar along a limestone ridge before descending into Jelsa for an ice cream break. We drive back to Hvar Town in time for some fresh fish and a relaxing afternoon on board.
Cycle to Komiza from Vis—passing by vineyards and cliffs on a beautiful route hugging the shore. This afternoon, we set sail for Korcula, with forays around reefs and hidden coves along the way.
Ride off the yacht to the interior of Korcula, following a stretch of coastal road that leads to the heart of Croatian wine production for a tasting of the local varietals.
We hop on our bikes for a ride from Lumbarda to Racisce, pausing for a swim at a deserted beach. We arrive in Korcula Town for some time at leisure before lunch on board the yacht.
Starting in Polace in the Mljet National Park, we pedal the length of the island, tackling the route's forested dips and rolls. Later, we cruise to a marvellous cove for one last Adriatic swim.
Enjoy breakfast as the boat steams past the Elaphiti Islands to the harbour of Gurz where we disembark. From here, a shuttle will take you to Dubrovnik's city centre for further exploration. So long!
From one blissful bay to the next.
The Luna is owned by a seafaring Croatian family. The yacht was completed in 2008 and is the ideal vessel for small groups. Each of the 8 spacious cabins has an en suite, and there is a sauna on board, and a Jacuzzi on the sundeck. The vessel is fully air conditioned and has a swim platform with two deck showers. Fully equipped with all the latest navigational and safety technology, the vessel is handled by a professional crew of six.
This trip left us with so many memorable moments: sailing out of Hvar, cheering with a glass of Prosecco to our gorgeous cycling routes, laughing with the captain's jokes, dancing on the deck after dinner, following the sun setting on the horizon. We’ll never forget it!— Isabelle Peters
While there is some lovely level pedaling along the seashore and through tranquil vineyards and olive groves, there are also plenty of long, gradual climbs on hairpin switchbacks, followed by thrilling miles-long downhills. But the pace is mellow, and often electric bikes can be arranged to make the climbs easier.San Francisco Chronicle
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The dramatic topography of the Dalmatian Islands that makes them spectacular to look at also makes them hilly to bike. With the exception of the first day, every day has at least one climb, and most days have several. We have sought to limit the daily distances as much as possible, with long options for the more avid riders. The majority of the riding is in the morning and early afternoon, in order to beat the high heat of the region.
“I ride a couple times a week and enjoy tackling a good climb or a steady incline.”
Consistently rolling countryside, with repeated climbs and longer options available.Read more on our Activity Levels
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.
- Seven nights aboard the Luna, our private ship
- All lunches and 6 dinners, including wine, some of which take place on-board and others ashore
- All alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages on board
- Services of B&R guide(s), local guides, and support vehicle
- Use of a customized hybrid or a racing bike with drop bars, equipped with handlebar bag and helmet
- A handlebar-mounted 7” Samsung Galaxy tablet with preloaded GPS bike routes
- Biodegradable B&R water bottle
- Services of our yacht's six-person crew
- All events, activities and entrance and port fees
- All baggage transportation
- All gratuities for the ship’s crew, local guides, baggage, porters and hotel service
You can’t enjoy a great biking trip without a really great bike. On this trip you’ll be riding a customized hybrid. We also equip you with handlebar bag, helmet and water bottle. Check out our bikes
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.
Spend more time in Dubrovnik
We absolutely recommend that you spend more time in Dubrovnik before or after your trip. With 14 centuries of history enclosed by high stone walls, the dynamic city of Dubrovnik offers a wealth of options that you will want to see. We’ll happily organize a city guide for you if you want to see it from an insider's perspective.
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