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From Trieste to Rijeka

Discover the heart of the Adriatic — a journey from Trieste's historic alleys to Rijeka's vibrant port where cultures, nature, and gastronomy unite.
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11 days / 10 nights
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From: 2,039€/person
Suitable for most active people with good stamina and basic cycling experience

Navigate the blend of Italian and Slovenian influences in Trieste

Journey through the breathtaking landscapes of Istria and the Kvarner Bay

Unearth ancient Roman ruins  in towns like Pula, Grožnjan, and Opatija

Delight in the flavours of the region, from Istrian wines to truffles

Experience the transition from Opatija’s tranquil resorts

Embrace the unspoiled beauty of the Kamenjak Peninsula

Pula, Croatia-10 June, 2016. Ancient Roman triumphal arch or Golden Gate and square decorated for the Days of Antiquity - Pula Svperiorvm on 10 June, 2016 in Pula, Croatia.

Explore the scenic route from Trieste to Rijeka

The historic statue of Maiden with the seagull is a symbol, not only of Opatija, but the entire Kvarner region. The statue on Adriatic coast is in the touristic town of Opatija in Croatia, Europe

Witness breathtaking views on your cycle

City of Rijeka Delta and trsat view

Discover hidden gems along the Adriatic Sea

Looking across the marina in the town of Piran in Slovenia

Witness breathtaking views of the Adriatic towns

Porec in the Istrian peninsula with Euphrasian Basilica

Experience the charm of coastal towns

Roman amphitheatre (Arena) in Pula. Croatia.

Capture the essence of three countries in one trip

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Embark on an eleven-day cycling odyssey that takes you from the historic streets of Trieste, through the heart of the enchanting Istrian peninsula, to the dynamic seaport of Rijeka. This journey is a celebration of the rich tapestry of cultures, stunning natural beauty, and culinary excellence that defines the Adriatic coast.

Your adventure begins in Trieste, where cultures converge against a backdrop of historic cafes and Austro-Hungarian architecture. As you move towards the Istrian coast, each town, from the Venetian-influenced Piran to the art-filled streets of Grožnjan, tells its own unique story, offering insights into the region’s diverse heritage.

In Istria, the ancient and the contemporary merge seamlessly, from the Roman amphitheatre in Pula to the modern art galleries of Rovinj. The journey through Istria is also a feast for the senses, with opportunities to indulge in the region’s renowned gastronomy, including truffles, olive oil, and wine.

Transitioning from the pastoral elegance of Opatija to the urban vitality of Rijeka, you’ll experience the rich cultural life, historic landmarks, and culinary diversity of Croatia’s principal seaport. Rijeka’s vibrant atmosphere, combined with its scenic surroundings and architectural wonders, offers a fitting culmination to your journey.

As you prepare for departure from Rijeka, the memories of this journey—from Trieste’s historic alleys to the vibrant streets of Rijeka, and the natural and cultural treasures discovered along the way—will linger, a testament to the enduring allure of the Adriatic coast.

This adventure, with its blend of discovery, relaxation, and exploration, invites you to return, promising new experiences and lasting connections with this captivating region.


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Those who like a good adventure and limitless flexibility should go on a self-guided cycling holiday in Slovenia. We prepare the itinerary and book your accommodations; You enjoy the journey without our guide, being fully in charge of all the daily decisions. While you’ll have the full support of our team in case of any emergencies or concerns, a certain level of self-reliance is required.


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