Balkans Cycle Tour - Dubrovnik to Istanbul
Our Balkans cycle tour from Dubrovnik to Istanbul is a rich adventure through diverse landscapes, cultures, and histories. Our unique route spans approximately 1,600 kilometers and offers cyclists a mix of coastal roads, mountainous terrains, and vibrant cities. You will cycle in seven countries on this adventure - Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey.
It is an exciting journey in this enthralling part of the world. Much of which is emerging slowly enough as tourist destinations so as to continue to retain much of the natural beauty, uniqueness and charm of the countryside and villages.
Your Balkans journey is from Dubrovnik (Croatia) to Istanbul (Turkey) in 20 days (17 Cycling Days). It includes one rest day to allow for 2 tours within a tour. Option to join us for only 8 days (6 cycling days) or 13 days (11 cycling days).
Route map of the Balkans Cycle Tour
Distance and Climbing
This is a road bike tour suitable for our AVID Riders. Find out if you are an AVID or ACTIVE style of rider here. It is 17 days of cycling plus one rest day and is approximately on average 97 km and 1,301 meters of climbing per day.
The first 6 days are the toughest from Dubrovnik to Ohrid with an average of 99 km and 1,877 metres of climbing per day.
The 11 days from Ohrid to Istanbul (Bus and ferry transfer to Istanbul from Gelibolu) average 96 km and 987 metres of climbing per day
Full Tour 20 days (19 nights) £2,990 Per Person Sharing.
Some single rooms are available for an additional supplement of £680.Approximately 97 km and 1,301 meters of climbing per day on average
8 days (7 nights) from Dubrovnik to Ohrid in North Macedonia £1,320 Per Person Sharing.
Single Supplement £300Approximately 99 km and 1,877 metres of climbing per day on average.
13 days (12 nights) from Ohrid to Istanbul £2,266 Per Person Sharing.
Single Supplement £510Approximately 96 km and 987 metres of climbing per day on average.
Ohrid airport is serviced by Wizzair in Europe and other international airlines