This bicycle sightseeing tour offers close exploration of landscapes, villages and historic sites of Šipan Island. Discover its beauties and secret village routes along dense evergreen macchia woods, vineyards and olive groves...
This bicycle sightseeing tour offers a close exploration of landscapes, villages and historic sites of Šipan Island, the largest island of Elaphiti (Dubrovnik) archipelago. Attractively green and surrounded by deep blue sea, they challenge you to discover their beauties and secret village routes along dense evergreen macchia woods, vineyards and olive groves.
The meeting point for this trip will be in the main port Gruž, where you are going to meet your guide and all together board on the ferry that goes to Šipan Island. If you have booked pickup transfer, the driver will pick you up from your accommodation from 9 to 9:30 am to take you to the port. Just upon arrival we stop for a quick swim and explore Luka Šipanska, a village that has preserved the traditional country lifestyle with chapels, monasteries, palaces and summer houses of ancient Dubrovnik aristocracy. This island is unbelievably rich in cultural heritage, tales from the past and well preserved monuments that have witnessed its turbulent history. We then cycle towards Suđurađ village through green and peaceful island inland. Upon arrival, relax and enjoy the offer of some of the excellent local restaurants. In the afternoon, board the ferry and return back to Dubrovnik.
The price includes guide, transfers by ferry, use of equipment and safety gear, insurance.
- 09:30 Meeting in Gruž Port
- 11:00 Arrival on Šipan Island, time for a short walk or a swim
- 12:00 Start biking
- 13:30 Optional Lunch or snack*
- 16:45 Return from Šipan to Dubrovnik by ferry
*Optional lunch at local farm on the top of the mountain. All the products are homemade (goat cheese, prosciutto, young cheese, wine, homemade bread and olive oil). The owner of the farm will introduce us to making of the olive oil with 400 years old olive oil press. The price is 100 Croatian Kuna, that you give directly to the owners of this farm, helping them and stimulating to continue producing tasty homemade food. If you prefer restaurant food, there are plenty of seaside restaurants to choose from on the island.
We provide: Multi-purpose bicycle (Giant brand), helmet. E-bike available with a surcharge
Things to bring with you: shorts, T-shirt and sport shoes, sun cream, water, picnic food.
Huck Finn is not responsible for the loss or damage of your personal items.