Category Archives: Croatia

Italy, Trieste, 17 August – 01 September 2019

Rijeka to Trieste a short ride that passes through Slovenia. When I was a few kilometres from the Slovenian border traffic was at a standstill, I thought it was either roadworks or an accident, wrong. After a few minutes 4 … Continue reading

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Croatia, Rijeka, 13 – 16 August 2019

Apatin to Rijeka, Croatia – Short ride to the Croatian border over the back roads, this is not a busy crossing either, only a few cars waiting at the Serbian end and being on a bike I rode to the … Continue reading

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Croatia – Pula, 15 – 19 June 2018

The ride from Sibenik to Pula along the D8 was a nightmare as far as Rijeka with strong, gusting winds (Bora) trying to blow me off the cliffs and into the sea, completely the opposite of when I was coming … Continue reading

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Croatia – Sibenik, 10 – 14 June 2018

I rode from Makarska to Sibenik on the D8 again, retracing my route on the way down. Blue skies, blue seas and the road winding along the mountainside, a perfect day. Sibenik – the main reason I stopped here was … Continue reading

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Croatia – Makarska, 08 – 10 June 2018

Having reached the southern end of Croatia I am now heading back along the same coast road (D8) to the north with the same beautiful scenery. I took a small detour and stopped at the town of Ston to take … Continue reading

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Croatia – Dubrovnik, Cavtat 04 – 07 June 2018

The ride from Split to Dubrovnik on the D8 was as good as ever but busier with many small towns all of which offer accommodation for tourists. I had to pass through a sliver of Bosnia to get to Dubrovnik, … Continue reading

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Croatia – Split, Hvar, Trogir 31 May – 03 June 2018

Zadar to Split on the D8, many small village and towns along the coast, slow going with the occasional stretch of clear road, interesting ride with great views. Split, a major port and second largest city in Croatia and famous … Continue reading

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Croatia – Zadar, 28 – 30 May 2018

I followed the freeway from Zagreb to the coast and then turned off onto the D8 which has to be one of the great biking roads of the world. It follows the coast almost all the way with mountains on … Continue reading

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Croatia – Zagreb and Njivice, 21 – 27 May 2018

Trieste, Italy to Zagreb, Croatia through Slovenia via Rijeka. It is important to remember that Slovenia is part of the EU and the Schengen area but while Croatia is part of the EU it is not part of the Schengen … Continue reading

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Croatia, Zagreb, 10-11 July 2013

Zagreb’s old town is split into the Lower town and the Upper town, lots of grand old buildings most of which are museums now, this was once a wealthy city. The lower town has some big parks and the Upper … Continue reading

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