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Active Holiday 
KLC1 Cycle & Cruise Of Kvarner Bay 2017 

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Routing:

Opatija – Krk – Punat (Krk) – Krk – Dobrinj (Krk) – Vrbnik (Krk) – Krk – Lopar (Rab) – Rab – Dundo Forest (Rab) – Rab – Lun (Pag) – Novalja (Pag) – Mandre (Pag) – IIlovik – Mali Lošinj (Lošinj) – Čikat (Lošinj) – Veli Lošinj (Lošinj) – Mali Lošinj (Lošinj) – Osor (Cres) – Martinščica (Cres) – Cres – Mošćenička Draga – Brseč – St. Jelena Hill – Lovran – Opatija

 

Category A Ships
Traditional wooden ships, twin cabins (mostly bunk) with ensuite, triples on request A/C salon.
 Download List Of KL Category A Ships

Want to experience more of a country? Then get up close and personal with a Cruise & Cycle Holiday around Croatia. Travelling to a new island or port every day, this truly unique trip allows you to indulge your love cycling, whilst exploring the best of Croatia effortlessly. If you are looking for 7 days of exploration and discovery then our Cruise & Cycle trips are for you.

Includes

• 7 nights in twin cabin (bunk beds) with ensuite
• 7 continental breakfasts (B)
• 6 lunches (L)
• 1 dinner (D)
• Professional guide & bike rental includes helmet, bottle holder & small bag

Important Information

Check in OPATIJA on SATURDAYS 11 – 12pm   Ships vary in size carrying between 20 – 40 passengers.
On Deck Cabins are situated on main & top deck. Under Deck Cabins are situated in the hull of the Ship.  

Captain reserves the right to change the route in case of bad weather conditions. Departures are guaranteed for minimum 10 participants. Katarina Line reserves the right to cancel any departure with less than 10 participants and to change the ship name if need arises. Guests are obliged to follow ship rules (found in written form on the ship) especially with regards to bringing drinks on board. In case of inappropriate behavior Katarina Line/Captain reserves the right in asking clients to disembark.
Most arrival times in port are in the late afternoon. Times to be advised during cruise
Group Prices Available – Contact Croatia Times Travel for group prices.

Disclaimer

Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian ports, Katarina Line ships are moored side by side, making it necessary for the clients to cross from one ship to another with gaps in between ships in order to get to the shore. In such cases clients need to take special care when crossing and do this at their own risk. Crew assistance will be given to those needing and requesting it.

2017 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Cruise Code: 2017-KLC1A
Category A
Lower Deck
Category A
On Deck
Apr 22, 29
Sep 30
Oct 07
9491,000
May 06, 13, 20, 271,0441,095
Jun 03
Sep 16, 23
1,0951,216
Jun 10
Sep 09
1,2761,371
Single supplement 50% surcharge excludes
Apr & Oct
Supplements Payable Upon Embarkation
Taxes & Fees €25pp approx
E-Bike Upgrade NZ$115 surcharge

Supplements:
Drink and meal supplements available onboard and can be requested prior to arrival.

CRUISE ITINERARY

Day 1, Saturday: Opatija – Krk – Punat – Krk

Arrival in Opatija. Parking possibilities for those arriving by car. Lunch is served before departure for the two-hour journey to the island of Krk, the largest of the Kvarner islands where we will have an easy start ride from the town of Krk to village Punat and back to the town of Krk. Overnight on board. (L)
Bike Course: Krk town – Punat – Krk town (16km) Difficulty Level: 2

Day 2, Sunday: Krk – Dobrinj – Vrbnik – Krk

Today you will cycle through Mediterranean scented vegetation, fields of chestnuts and fig trees to the village of Dobrinj. After Dobrinj you will pass through the vineyard valley to reach the north east part of the island and the unique town of Vrbnik, built on 50m high rock and a home to the golden Žlahtina wines. After strolling through some of the narrowest streets in the world and sipping wine, we continue to the natural port of Punat where we spend the night on the ship and have our dinner. Other option would be overnight in town of Krk. (B, D)
Bike Course: Krk town – Dobrinj – Vrbnik – Punat or Krk town (38km) Difficulty Level: 4

Day 3, Monday: Krk – Lopar – Rab – Dundo Forest – Rab

During breakfast the ship cruises to Lopar on the island of Rab from where our biking path will lead us to a sandy beach bay that is very unusual for Kvarner islands. After that we cycle through the interior of the island, past wonderful Supetarska Draga in the direction of the ancient walled city of Rab with its four famous bell towers situated on an arrow shaped spit of land. Around noon our ship will be in the harbour and after lunch one will have opportunity to enjoy the old town atmosphere or to cycle more to the nature reserve of Dundo forest on the peninsula Kalifront and back to Rab. Overnight in the port of Rab. (B, L)
Bike Course: Lopar – Barbat – Rab (22km) & Rab – Kalifront – Rab (21km) Difficulty Level: 3

Day 4, Tuesday: Rab – Lun – Novalja – Mandre – IIlovik

After a short crossing to the island of Pag we start a tour along the beautiful landscape of this island. First stop is village of Lun with thousand years old olive tree and many stone walls that were built by the residents as a protection against the wind. Be careful when driving on this island due to many sheep on the road. We highly recommend a break in a traditional „konoba“ tavern to taste the famous Pag cheese. In the idyllic village of Mandre we return to the ship and have lunch on board. We continue our cruise to the island Ilovik where you will have opportunity to enjoy the optional captains dinner (25€). Overnight in Ilovik. (B, L)
Bike Course: Tovarnele – Novalja (20km) / Novalja – Mandre (15km) Difficulty Level: 3

Day 5, Wednesday: Ilovik – Mali Lošinj – Čikat – Veli Lošinj – Mali Lošinj

Ilovik is the smallest island of this trip and therefore the most romantic. After breakfast we leave for M. Losinj. On the route you will see many wonderful bays and beaches. Lunch is on board after which we continue to the island of Lošinj to cycle to the fishermen’s village of Veli Lošinj and visit one of the many bays surrounded by pine trees on Čikat peninsula. Overnight in Mali Lošinj, with numerous cafes and many colourfully painted house fronts. (B, L)
Bike Course: Ilovik & M.Lošinj – Čikat – V.Lošinj – M.Lošinj (21km) Difficulty Level: 2

Day 6, Thursday: Mali Lošinj – Osor – Martinščica – Cres

After breakfast we cycle through the pine and laurel trees towards Cres island with our first stop in the artistic village of Osor and take more strenuous cycling towards the fishing village Martinscica where lunch will be served on board. From here the ship continues towards the historic town of Cres for free evening and overnight. (B, L)
Bike Course: M.Lošinj – Osor (24km) Difficulty Level: 2 / Osor – Martinščica (21km) Difficulty Level: 4 

Day 7, Friday: Cres – Mošćenička Draga – Brseč – St. Jelena Hill – Lovran – Opatija

During breakfast the ship takes off for Mošćenička Draga on the Opatija Riviera. From there we cycle along the coastal road with spectacular views of the sea and the islands to town of Brseč, situated above the sea on a rock. After the break you can decide whether to take the same coastal road again cycling back to the ship or select a more difficult version to cycle together with your guide to St Jelena hill and further to Lovran. Lunch on the ship and continue to Opatija, where you have a free evening to admire this enchanting city, walk through the parks or along the 12 km long sea promenade. Overnight in Opatija. (B, L)
Bike Course: M.Draga – Brseč – M.Draga (20km) Difficulty Level: 2 / M.Draga – St Jelena (10km) Difficulty Level: 4

Day 8, Saturday: Opatija

Early morning breakfast and disembarkation. (B)

 

EXAMPLE MODELS OF RENTED BIKES

Frameset:
Frame: WSD Alpha White Aluminum w/semi-integrated head tube, bi-oval down tube w/integrated gusset, rack & fender mounts, disc compatible dropouts, replaceable derailleur hanger.
Front Suspension: SR Suntour XCT w/coil spring and preloead, WSD Rider Right spring weight, 80mm travel
Wheels:
Wheels: Formula alloy FM21 front hub, FM31 rear hub; Bontrager 550 36-hole rims w/brushed sidewalls
Tires: Bontrager LT3, 26×2.0″
Drivetrain:
Shifters: Shimano EF51, 8 speed
Front Derailleur: Shimano M190
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Acera
Crank: Shimano 131, 48/38/28
Cassette: SRAM PG-820 11-32, 8 speed
Pedals: Wellgo nylon platform
Components:
Saddle: Bontrager SSR WSD
Seat Post: Bontrager SSR, 31.6mm, 20mm offset
Handlebars: Bontrager Approved Riser, 25.4mm, 30mm rise
Stem: Bontrager Approved, 25.4mm
Headset: 1-1/8″ threadless, semi-integrated, semi-cartridge bearings
Brakeset: Tektro V-brakes w/Shimano EF51 adjustable-reach levers
Colour:
Coastal Blue

Frameset:
Frame: Alpha White Aluminum w/semi-integrated head tube, bioval down tube with integrated gusset, rack & fender mounts, disc compatible dropouts, replaceable derailleur hanger.
Front Suspension: SR Suntour XCT w/coil spring and preload, 80mm
Wheels:
Wheels: Formula alloy DC20 front hub, Shimano alloy M475 rear hub; Bontrager 550, 36-hole rims w/brushed sidewalls Tires: Bontrager LT3, 26×2.0″
Drivetrain:
Shifters: Shimano EF51, 7 speed
Front Derailleur: Shimano TX50
Rear Derailleur: Shimano M310
Crank: Shimano M131, 42/34/24
Cassette: Shimano TZ31 13-34, 7 speed
Pedals: Wellgo nylon platform
Components:
Saddle: Bontrager SSR
Seat: Post Bontrager SSR, 31.6mm, 20mm offset
Handlebars: Bontrager Approved Riser, 25.4mm, 30mm rise
Stem: Bontrager Approved, 25.4mm
Grips: Bontrager SSR
Headset: 1-1/8″ threadless, semi-integrated, semi-cartridge bearings
Brakeset: Tektro Novela, mechanical disc w/Shimano EF51 levers
Colour:
Satin Black

 

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