Krk Bike Romantic Story

Njivice,Lukobran

13.06.2021.

Krk Romantic Bike Story – 12-13 June 2021

Welcome to the island of Krk romantic cycling adventure!

We continue with of Krk Romantic Bike Story, we invite you to a romantic MTB guided tour on a weekend ideal for MTB enthusiasts and active couples who want to get to know the romantic side of the island of Krk and learn more about its rich history, biodiversity, wines and cuisine.

DAY 1, Saturday 12 June – Krk Romantic Bike Story is a guided circular bike tour that will reveal to you some of the island’s hidden historical sites and beautiful romantic views.

The 37-km-long route, with a total elevation of 650 metres, starts from Malinska along the coastal promenade towards Porat. It continues through olive groves and past dry-stone walls to Sveti Vid, Sužan, Čižići, Jezero and Njivice, before returning to Malinska.

DAY 2, Sunday 13 June – A completely new cycling experience. ‘The Golden Island of Krk Treasure Hunt’ will introduce you – with the help of a map and clues – to many of the island’s historical curiosities and unique natural phenomena in an entertaining and interesting way.

 Refreshments are provided for all participants, and the first three couples to locate the treasure will receive valuable romantic prizes.

 

 
 1st prize: Romantic lunch or dinner for two in the Rivica restaurant, Njivice

Sponsor: Omišalj Tourist Board/ Rivica restaurant

The Rivica restaurant, located in the centre of Njivice, has a tradition that started back in 1934 in the guesthouse of Mara Lesica, great-grandmother of owner Dražen Lesica. Over time, Rivica has become a popular venue for travellers and gourmets looking for new culinary experiences. During the last 80 years, the restaurant and its owners have won several Croatian and foreign awards from the professional community. The story of Rivica is one of family dedication to the catering and restaurant business – a story of passion, hard work and persistence.

Link: https://rivica.hr/

The voucher will be handed over on the spot.

 2nd prize: Gift voucher for two in the Wellness & Spa Centre of the Hotel Malin

Sponsor: Malinska-Dubašnica Tourist Board / Hotel Malin, Malinska

The Hotel Malin, located a five-minute walk from the centre of Malinska, is a great choice for those who want to enjoy the intimate atmosphere of its newly opened wellness and spa centre. Whether you come alone, in company or with the whole family, enjoying the elegance and comfort of the Hotel Malin will truly become a unique and unforgettable experience.

Link: https://malin-krk.com/

The voucher will be handed over on the spot.

 3rd prize: Viana Immortelle natural cosmetics package for her and him

Sponsor: Omišalj Tourist Board/Natura Consulting d.o.o.

The company Natura Consulting d.o.o. from Punat is registered for the cultivation, processing and distribution of medicinal and aromatic plants. An immortelle plantation is located in the municipality of Omišalj on the island of Krk, where 360,000 immortelle seedlings are grown organically on an agricultural plot of 80,000 m2. Next to the plantation, the company has its own distillery where the green mass of immortelle is thermally treated (steamed) to produce essential oil and hydrolate (aromatic water). Both products are included in the list of island products of Krk with the ‘Croatian Island Product’ label.

Link: http://www.naturaconsulting.hr/

The voucher will be handed over on the spot.

 

Friday 11 June 2021

Meeting point: Njivice, breakwater

17:00 - 19:00 – registration of participants for the MTB Romantic Story and opportunity to rent and test bicycles

Saturday 12 June 2021 Krk Romantic Bike Story

Meeting point: Malinska, square

08:30 - 09:30 – registration of participants for the Krk Romantic Bike Story and opportunity to rent and test bicycles

09:30 - 10:00 – information and introduction to the tour, and instructions related to riding in a group and safety

10:00 - 16:00 – start and estimated completion time of the Krk Romantic Bike Story cycling tour

Krk Romantic Bike Story – the tour:

After the start and a short ride through Malinska, we reach Porat by the coastal promenade and continue along the marked MTB trail no. 26 through a typical island landscape with olive groves and dry-stone walls. We turn in the direction of Fumak viewpoint, a votive cross that offers a beautiful view of the entire Kvarner Gulf, where we’ll learn the interesting story about its origins. We continue riding through olive groves and the villages of Turčić and Milovčići, where there will be a short refreshment break. The route then continues through Kremenići and Sv. Vid and along forest paths in the direction of Sužan and Čižići where a light refreshment is planned on Meline Beach, famous for its healing mud. We continue riding in the direction of Jezero, the largest natural freshwater habitat on the island of Krk, which is extremely important for the preservation of the biodiversity of the island of Krk and the wider Kvarner area. We pass through Njivice and continue along the Rajska Cesta road to reach Malinska, the end point of our tour. Refreshments will be provided on the waterfront.

Sunday 13 June 2021 Krk Romantic Bike Story Treasure Hunt

Meeting point: Njivice, breakwater

09:00 - 09:30 – registration of participants for the Krk Romantic Bike Story Treasure Hunt

09:30 - 10:00 – explanation and detailed description of the tour and distribution of ‘The Golden Island of Krk Treasure Hunt’ maps

10:00               – start of the tour

16:00               – official end of ‘The Golden Island of Krk Treasure Hunt’ and announcement of the winners

Krk Romantic Bike Story – the tour:

In the Sunday part of the MTB Romantic Story, all the participants become explorers. With the help of a map, directions and guides along the route, we embark on the ‘The Golden Island of Krk Treasure Hunt’ adventure. The answers and clues provided along the marked route will ultimately lead us to the treasure. This engaging treasure hunt guarantees a good time for all participants, and the three winning couples will receive romantic prizes.

The route is 41 km long with a total of elevation of 650 m.

After the forming of teams, instructions and maps will be provided.

The treasure hunt starts at 10:00 along a non-demanding, marked route in the direction of Malinska. After passing through the centre of Malinska, we continue through Milčetići and Milovčići in the direction of Sv. Vid, where the archaeological collection contains artefacts from the 5th and 6th centuries found during the excavation of the nearby site of Cickini. Forest roads will take us to Čižići and Rudin, where we will visit the Biserujka Cave and enjoy some refreshments. The route continues along gravel paths to the archaeological site of Mirine-Fulfinum, an ancient town and early Christian complex in the bay of Sepen near Omišalj. After a short refreshment break, we will continue riding to Njivice, the end point of this tour. The event ends with the winner award ceremony, refreshments and a get-together for all participants.

 

Instructions and link for the registration of participants:

You can register for participation in two ways:

ONLINE REGISTRATION

1. Fill in the registration form by following the link: Krk Romantic Bike Story 12.-13.06.

Applications are accepted until Friday 14:00 h.

2. Pay the participation fee (no later than three days before the date for which you are registering)

* Price per person: 70 kn for 1 day, 100 kuna for 2 days, children up to 13 years do not pay the registration fee

* Payment instructions:

Payee:             Via Tempora d.o.o., Lašćinska cesta 143, 10000 Zagreb

IBAN:              HR1424840081101216362, RaiffeisenBank d.d.

SWIFT:            RZBHHR2X

In the payment description, please indicate the date you are registering for and the name of your team

 

REGISTRATION ON THE SPOT

1. Fill out the printed registration form

2. Pay the registration fee in cash

* Price per person: 70 kn for 1 day, 100 kuna for 2 days, children up to 13 years do not pay the registration fee

 

 

Contact for information and technical questions:

Mail: info@cyclecroatia.com 

Tel: 00385 91 6041 726

 

 

Important information:

* For those who do not have their own bicycle, the CycleCroatia team offers the option of renting full-suspension MTB and eMTB bikes and child seats at promotional prices upon prior notice to info@cyclecroatia.com. The price is 100 kn for a full-suspension MTB and 150 kn for an eMTB – https://cyclecroatia.com/bike-rentalcroatia/. The first three registered participants will be eligible for free eMTB/MTB rental.

* Wearing a helmet is recommended for all participants, who are required to comply with traffic rules and the Traffic Safety Act. By signing the registration form, participants agree to participate  at their own risk, to be aware of all risks and possible physical injuries and to waive any transfer of responsibility to the organiser or a third legal or natural person.

* The cycling tour is suitable for families and requires a basic level of fitness, which can be acquired by daily cycling.

* Participation of children up to 16 years is allowed ONLY if accompanied by parents / Participants aged 16-18 can participate ONLY on production of written consent of parents before the tour.

* The event will take place in accordance with applicable epidemiological measures. All participants are required to observe epidemiological measures to protect their own health and the health of other participants.

*Organisers: Island of Krk Tourist Board, Municipality of Omišalj Tourist Board, Municipality of Malinska-Dubašnica Tourist Board, Municipality of Dobrinj Tourist Board

 

Contacts:

 MUNICIPALITY OF OMIŠALJ TOURIST BOARD           
Ribarska obala 10, 51512 Njivice
Tel.: +385 (0) 51 846 243
info@visit-omisalj-njivice.hr
  MUNICIPALITY OF MALINSKA-DUBAŠNICA TOURIST BOARD         
Obala 46, 51511 Malinska
Tel.: +385 (0) 51 859 207
info@visitmalinska.com
 MUNICIPALITY OF DOBRINJ TOURIST BOARD        
Stara cesta BB, 51515, Šilo
Tel.: +385 (0) 
852 107
info@visitdobrinj.hr

 *In cooperation with: CYCLE EXPEDITION turistička agencija d.o.o

Note: The organisers reserve the right to change the tour itinerary.
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