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National Parks Dalmatia

The greenest part of Croatia


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With our deluxe boats Princeza Diana & Melody you can experience on this trip the greenest part of Croatia for one week:

Not only the famous National Parks of Dalmatia (like Krka and Kornati or the nature park of Telaš?ica) are part of this wonderful tour,  but also the medieval old towns of Šibenik, Zadar and Trogir. We also visit Dugi Otok – probably the most beautiful Middle-Dalmatian Island.

  • Type of tour Guided
  • Level 1
  • Duration 8 days
  • Distance 30 km
  • The National Park Kornati
  • Impressive cliffs
  • Zadar, the capital of Dalmatia
  • Vraner Lake

Daily Program

1 km = 0,62 miles
Day 1

Saturday: Trogir, Embarkation 14.00 - 14.30 pm - Rogoznica

Individual arrival by car to Trogir or by plane to Split airport, which is about 3 mi./ 5 km away from the harbour of Trogir. After the check in on the motor yacht (between 14 and 14.30 pm) we leave Trogir around 15 pm. During the crossing to Rogoznica the fresh sea breeze can be enjoyed. Later in the afternoon there is time to adjust the bicycles.

Day 2

Sunday: Rogoznica – Vodice – Slanica – Nature Park Telašcica


In the morning the boat takes us to Vodice. We go for our first bike ride starting at the popular resort and soon we cross the bridge to the island of Murter. In Slanica, in the Northwest of the island the boat awaits us for the cross over to the island of Dugi Otok. On our way we pass the National Park Kornati – an archipelago in crystal clear water which is known for its rich underwater world. Our destination is the deeply incised Telašica Bay. In the local nature park the Mir salt lake is situated. At the end of the day we take a short hike to the impressive cliffs.

Day 3

Monday: Islands of Dugi Otok and Molat


From the park we cycle across the almost traffic-free island of Dugi Otok until we finally reach the pine forest, agave and tamarisk bay of Božava. From there the boat takes us to the flower island of Molat. We explore the island on a short cycle tour. Today’s night is spent in the quiet port of the island.

Day 4

Tuesday: Islands of Ugljan and Pasman - Zadar


During breakfast the boat takes us on a crossing to Preko on the island of Ugljan. From here our tour will take us to Tkon on the island of Pasman. There is plenty of time to explore the two islands of Pasman and Ugljan, married recently by a bridge, on your bikes. The tour follows the eastern coastline of the islands giving you a great view across the channel to the mainland. After a round tour we will meet the ship again in Preko. A short crossing takes you to Zadar, the century old political, cultural and intellectual capital of Dalmatia. Our tour guide will take you for an informative stroll through the bustling streets of the old town centre, characterized by 3000 years of history.

Day 5

Wednesday: Biograd – Vodice – Skradin


The morning begins with a passage by boat to the city of Biograd followed by a bike tour around the Vraner Lake. Our goal, the swimming destination of Vodice. The Vraner Lake is the largest fresh water reservoir in Dalmatia and offers many migratory birds an opportunity to rest their wings. The ship awaits us in Vodice for lunch. An afternoon crossing by boat brings you closer to the Krka waterfalls which we will have time to explore the following day in the company of our tour guide.

Day 6

Thursday: Krka-Waterfalls – Šibenik – Island Zlarin


After breakfast it is time to discover the unique naturally formed waterfalls of the national park of the Krka-Canyon. Afterwards the boat will take you to Šibenik out of the Krka river mouth and into the Adriatic. Here the Cathedral of St. Jacob is under UNESCO-World-Heritage protection and is regarded as the most magnificent sacral building on the Adriatic coast. The old town of Šibenik is also worth a visit before you cross over to the coral island of Zlarin in the afternoon.

Day 7

Friday: Primošten - Trogir


In the morning we cruise to Primošten. From here we cycle through the hinterland passing small villages, all the way to Trogir. Many magical views of the town and the island of ?iovo invite for short breaks and taking pictures. The afternoon offers enough time for a stroll through the world cultural heritage old town of Trogir. After dinner we round our eventful trip with a cosy come-together with crew and tour guides.

Day 8

Saturday: Trogir, Disembarkation 9 am

After breakfast disembarkation until 9 am and individual trip home or extended stay in Croatia

Travel Dates

Date Availability Departure Accomodation Category  
6/24/2017 - 7/1/2017 Fully Booked Trogir Melody Various Categories
7/1/2017 - 7/8/2017 Available Trogir Princeza Diana Various Categories Book now
7/1/2017 - 7/8/2017 Available Trogir Melody Various Categories Book now
7/8/2017 - 7/15/2017 Limited Trogir Melody Various Categories Book now
7/15/2017 - 7/22/2017 Available Trogir Princeza Diana Various Categories Book now
7/29/2017 - 8/5/2017 Limited Trogir Melody Various Categories Book now
8/12/2017 - 8/19/2017 Fully Booked Trogir Melody Various Categories
8/19/2017 - 8/26/2017 Available Trogir Princeza Diana Various Categories Book now
8/26/2017 - 9/2/2017 Available Trogir Melody Various Categories Book now
9/2/2017 - 9/9/2017 Available Trogir Princeza Diana Various Categories Book now
9/9/2017 - 9/16/2017 Fully Booked Trogir Melody Various Categories
9/16/2017 - 9/23/2017 Fully Booked Trogir Princeza Diana Various Categories
9/23/2017 - 9/30/2017 Limited Trogir Melody Various Categories Book now
9/30/2017 - 10/7/2017 Available Trogir Princeza Diana Various Categories Book now
10/7/2017 - 10/14/2017 Limited Trogir Melody Various Categories Book now

Tour prices

Accommodation Room Price Children 0-2 years Children 3-11 years
Princeza Diana Below deck: 2-berth cabin with low beds, price per cabin € 2380,-
Princeza Diana Below deck: 2-berth cabin with low beds for single use € 1690,-
Princeza Diana Upper deck: 2-berth cabin with low beds, price per cabin € 2680,-
Princeza Diana Upper deck: 2-berth cabin with low beds for single use € 2040,-
Princeza Diana Season surcharge per person (May 20th to September 30th) € 100,-
Melody Below deck: 2-berth cabin with low beds, price per cabin € 2580,-
Melody Below deck: 2-berth cabin with low beds for single use € 1790,-
Melody Upper deck: 2-berth cabin with low beds, price per cabin € 2980,-
Melody Upper deck: 2-berth cabin with low beds for single use € 2290,-
Melody Season surcharge per person (May 27th to September 23rd) € 100,-

Rent a bike

Image Name Type Price per week
21-speed Bike 21-speed Bike €80
Electric bike Electric bike Cube Cross Hybrid Pro Allroad 500 €160


  • 8-day-trip on a motor yacht with crew
  • 7 nights in a double cabin below deck with shower/toilet
  • 4 x full board and 3 x half board
  • Guided cycling tours as described in the itinerary
  • Overview-maps for the daily tours (on board)
  • Bed linen and towels
  • Plus-tour specials
  • English speaking tour guide

Not included

  • Reservation costs € 20,- per party
  • Rental bike
  • Bike insurance (against theft and damage): € 10,-/week for the Trekking bike or € 20,-/week for the electric bike (not insured: deliberate damages)
  • Personal insurance (optional)
  • Taxi transfer from the airport of Split to the ship in Trogir (one way ca. 20 euro) or public transport on main road in front of the airport
  • Water flat rate, Visitor’s tax and local charges 40 euro for adults or 20 euro for children up to age 16 (to be paid to the captain)
  • Drinks on board (tally sheet; to be paid to the captain)

Special details

  • Operated by local partner.
  • Minimum number of participants: 14 persons
  • Please take good notice of our booking conditions.
  • Program is subject to change without notice.

Arrival Info

Embarkation takes place between 2 and 2:30 PM. The boat leaves Trogir harbor at 3 PM for Rogoznica.
Mooring place of the boat is in the harbor along the Obala Bana Berislavica in Trogir.


For all tours starting in Trogir the nearest airport is Split (SPU), situated at a distance of only 6 km/4 miles from Trogir. The harbor can easily be reached by taxi. That takes about 15 minutes and costs about €  20,-. Or you can prebook an exclusive airport transfer from Split airport to Trogir harbor for € 15,- per person.


If you travel by car we advise to plan your route on Please keep in mind that you have to buy a toll sticker for passage through Austria, Slovenia and Switzerland. To avoid delays you can buy those stickers in advance. There is a parking next to the port. The use of this parking costs € 40,- for a week and must be paid upon arrival to the tour guide.

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Frequently asked questions

  • Does a guide accompany us?

    When mentioned ‘self-guided’, the tours are on an individual basis and no guides are provided.  We will provide you with a thoroughly detailed and comprehensive description of the routes, enabling you to follow the route correctly without problems.  Furthermore, these route descriptions are frequently accompanied with information on the main tourist attractions that you’ll come across.

  • How large is the group on board?

    The size of the group depends on the barge scheduled on the tour. The capacity of the barges varies between 12 and 26 participants.

  • What insurances does Cycletours offer?

    Cancellation insurance (insurance company Unigarant)

    Holidays usually are reserved and paid weeks or even months in advance. If you need to cancel or abort the tour, that always leaves you with financial consequences. Therefore we recommend to arrange a cancellation insurance.
    This insurance reimburse cancellation costs due to a serious impediment such as an accident, illness or death of relatives in the 1st or 2nd degree.

    Cancellation insurance incl. flight:

    when paying 1% extra over the travel sum of your Bike & Barge tour + flight ticket, then the cancellation expense is insured should you need to cancel or should one of these components unexpectedly be cancelled. This on the condition that no alternative arrangement can be made, so the trip cannot be taken.

  • What is the average age of the participants?

    The ages vary between 35 and 75, but of course we have younger and older guests. During school vacations there are more children on board.

  • What languages do the guides speak?

    All tour guides speak English and Dutch. Some of them speak Germand and/ or French. We also have a few guides who speak Spanish and/or Italian. We try to match the guide’s linguistic abilities with the nationalities in the group.
    The common language on board is English.

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Price starting from € 1190,- * * There are no extra's included in this price



About the barge

Built in 2014/2015, the 42 m long and 8,30 m wide Melody is a floating deluxe hotel, crafted for the regeneration of body and mind, which accompanies your journey to Croatia‘s most beautiful harbour towns. Her exquisite décor and elegant form conjure a regenerative atmosphere for the comfort of small groups of up to 31 people. The 15 capacious guest cabins are characterized by a high-class interior with air conditioning, shower cabins, WC and safe. Relaxation is limitless on the spacious sundeck, in the wellness room or in the jacuzzi on the top deck. Eight crew members are registered under captain Pave to cater for the wellbeing of the passengers on board.

Cabin plan

15 cabins with twin or double beds
All cabins have shower/toilet and are cleaned daily
Air conditioning, safe and flat-screen

  • Offical name MY Melody
  • Length 42 m
  • Width 8.3 m
  • Capacity 28 persons
  • Electricity 220 Volts
Princeza Diana
Princeza Diana

About the barge

At 40 x 8.5m the Princeza Diana is a 3-mast deluxe class motor yacht that was launched in 2011. This ship is the princess of the fleet, an epitome of pure elegance. 16 spacious guest cabins with air conditioning, shower cabins and WC are at the guest’s disposal. The spacious salon as well as the canopied quarterdeck, with upholstered seating, are situated on the top deck. You’re invited to play music on the piano and to relax you will find sunning mats and deckchairs on the sun deck. The jacuzzi on the top deck is a highlight with its 360° panoramic view.

Cabin plan

16 cabins (9 above and 7 below deck) of 10-14m² sizes equipped with hairdryer and safe
All cabins have shower/toilet and are cleaned daily
Air conditioning
A big saloon as well as a canopied quarterdeck with upholstered seating
The cabins, the saloon and the outside area are furnished elegantly
On the wide sundeck, chairs and mats for relaxation are provided

  • Offical name Princeza Diana
  • Length 43 m
  • Width 8.5 m
  • Capacity 38 persons
  • Electricity 220 Volts

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