• Beautiful Hvar harbour
  • Bike ride from Hvar to Stari Grad (Pharos)
  • Aerial view of Hvar
  • Stari Grad narrow streets

Bike Tour Hvar

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Bike Tour Hvar

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Bicycle tour taking you from beautiful city of Hvar through the lavander fields to the oldest town of Hvar island, Stari Grad or how it was known in the ancient times, Pharos.

Duration: approx 9 hours


The Places You’ll Go!

Hvar town, Stari Grad, Pharos agro-resort


Tour Highlights

Experience the best of Hvar by riding a bike through its breathtaking landscape
Follow the old road from Hvar to Stari Grad on your bike, passing by lavender fields and olive groves
Visit Stari Grad – one of the oldest cities in Europe, dating back to 384 BC
Enjoy some of the finest delicacies of Dalmatian cuisine and reward yourself with a glass of superb wine


Itinerary

09:00 Departure from Split

10:00 Hvar sightseeing

13:30 Stari Grad sightseeing

14:30 Lunch and wine tasting at Pharos agro-resort

18:30 Arrival in Split


What you will experience

Choose this phenomenal tour in order to get the most out of your holiday. Wander around in popular city of Hvar and visit its landmarks. Climb up to the Fortica fortress above the city and enter Hvar’s beautiful cathedral. Visit the Benedictine Monastery, where nuns have been making UNESCO-protected lace since 19th century.


Stari Grad

Pick up your bikes and head out for a memorable ride towards the prominent Stari Grad. Along the way, enjoy the scenery and landscapes that will make you stop for a moment and soak it all in. Enjoy the inclines and descents of the old road and take your time to admire the beauties of the island.


When you reach your final destination, the charming town of Stari Grad, leave your bikes and go for a walk. Beside the must-see Stari Grad Plain, visit the Dominican Monastery. Inside you will find famous paintings by Venetian artist Tintoretto, the most important of which is “The Mourning of Christ.” Explore the Tvrdalj castle, home of the Croatian poet Petar Hektorović, author whose inspiring wall inscriptions from the Renaissance can still be found there.


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agro-resort Pharos

After all the sightseeing, head out to the agro-resort Pharos (which is named after the ancient name of Stari Grad), where your hosts will ensure you have a fantastic time. Dressed in togas, your hosts will serve wine from amphoras, which together with thrilling environment will ensure you have wonderful experience.

Taste some exceptional domestic wines and delicious food. Also visit the donkey farm and a traditional Dalmatian house to learn about old fashioned ways of agricultural life. Take a guided tour of the wine cellar and learn about the process of wine production, perfected through the centuries.

Included in Price

Transfers: Split – Hvar; Stari Grad – Split, bike rental, lunch, wine tasting


Excluded

Entrance fees to cultural sights, gratuities (optional)


Useful Tips before Tour

  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Take an extra T-shirt so you are able to change after the bike tour
  • Bring refreshments on your bike tour
  • Buy some souvenirs of Hvar’s lace, since it is an important part of Croatian culture
  • Find out more about the division of the Stari Grad Plain and witness the classical genius of the ancient Greeks
  • When visiting Tvrdalj castle, try to decide which of the Renaissance poet Petar Hektorovic’s wall inscriptions you like the most
  • Use the unique opportunity to feed horses and donkeys on the agro-resort

Meeting Point and Arrival Info

Office address: Dosud ulica 4
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Arriving by car

July and August can get very busy, so we recommend you get clear instructions about available parking
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Arriving by bus

Buses that stop at Tržnica (green market) near our office
2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 18 and 60
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