Get to know the gems of Istria by bike with a E-bike day tour from Poreč!
Your day will begin with a shuttle from your hotel in Poreč (or Rabac on request) to the starting point of the bike tour in Labinci. Your tour guide will lead you through quiet side roads to small towns and villages and entertain you along the way with exciting stories of Istria.
The special highlight of this great day of biking is a visit to Grožnjan – a charming, artist city which is sure to leave you astonished by the views, reminiscent of Tuscany, spread before you. Another remarkable place is Motovun, where we will stop for lunch and try the delicious, local food.
This tour is offered every Wednesday from April to October. Duration of the bike tour is approx. 7 hours.
|Culture: a stroll through the medieval old town of Motovun|
|Nature: Motovun forest – green oasis of Istria|
|Activity: enjoy a bike ride along the wine routes.|
|Gastronomy: don’t miss to taste the famous white truffles from Istria!|
Our shuttle bus will take you from your hotel in Poreč (or Rabac) to the small village of Labinci in the North West, where the tour will begin. The tour begins leading along narrow, quiet roads to Vižinada, from where we will have a stunning view of the surrounding hilltop villages of Istria and the river Mirna, the longest river in Istria.
After a beautiful downhill to the Mirna Valley another climb leads to Grožnjan, where we will have a break and a walk around the old town. Continuing, the undulating road will take us to Oprtalj, where we will have an opportunity to enjoy scenic countryside, typical of Istria. Shortly after Oprtalj, an amazing, 8km downhill ride leads to the small town of Livade, capital of truffles. Shortly after Livade, a quick uphill ride takes us to Motovun where there will be time to rest, relax, and have a pleasant walk through the old town. Here we will have lunch thanks to great selection of local specialties!
Following the lunch break we will continue on one of the most popular bike trails in Istria; the old railway Parenzana. The Parenzana track will combine cycling through forest and along gravel road until we reach our starting point, Labinci, once again. In total, we will cycle around 70 km with 1200 meters of elevation.
Timetable and departing points for transfer in Poreč:
08:30 – Hotel Valamar Diamant
08:40 Poreč Bus Station
08:50 Hotel Valamar Zagreb
09:15 Hotel Valamar Tamaris
Transfer from Rabac:
08:30 from Bike Center Rabac
This tour is offered every Wednesday from April to October. Duration of the bike trip is approx. 7 hours.
Clients who wish to be supported by a tail-wind and seek to hire an e-bike will receive a high-quality pedelec, powered mainly by a Bosch motor capable of covering long distances, and characterized by their light weight and great components. Alternative drive systems may also be used. Standard components of our e-bikes in varying frame sizes include, 28 inch hollow chamber rims with puncture-proof touring tires, high-quality derailleur gears and break systems, a carrier and a sturdy bike stand, touring saddle as well as mudguards and a pannier rack. With our e-bikes you will conquer the hills with a smile, they are a true declaration of independence for all who wish to cycle and seek the support of a little push. These high-quality hybrid bikes are rented for 160 euro per week. Unfortunately there is no possibility to reserve one particular bike-brand in advance.
Price of 55 EURO/ per person includes:
* group transfer from / to Poreč (pick up: 08:30 Hotel Valamar Dijamant, 08:40 Poreč bus station, 08:50 Hotel Valamar Zagreb, 09:15 Hotel Valamar Tamaris)
* guided tour of Grožnjan & Motovun
* multilingual tour guide
* group transfer from / to Rabac (08:30 Bike Center Rabac)
Stated price doesn’t include:
* bike rental
Minimum number of persons: 3
Please bring the following:
* money for lunch & drinks
* medicine if you are allergic or asthmatic
* if desired, your personal bike saddle (it will be fitted to your rental bike by our guides)
* if necessary, a jersey or a T-shirt to change as well as a wind or rain jacket
Good to know
* this tour is a moderate bike ride with some climbs and descents. A basic fitness level as well as the safe control of a bike are therefore presupposed.