Korcula island has a lot of quiet country lanes and scenic off-road routes that make this island an ideal destination for a holiday or short break that includes cycling or mountain biking as a recreation activity. Although at the present there are no dedicated cycling routes, the whole Island has very good facilities for cycling with lots of small tracks running into the countryside, among vineyards and olive groves, some of them offering nice views, especially ones running along the coast.
Around all villages on the island, including Lumbarda, Zrnovo, Pupnat, Racisce, Cara, or Smokvica if you have time to spend you will find tarmac, as well as asphalted tracks ideal for cycling or mountain biking. Bicycles can be rented from a number of different agencies throughout the Island and there are a couple of companies that are able to offer guided rides. Enjoyable cycling days on Korcula island are possible all year round as the island is blessed with a very mild climate.
Here is a map of the 6 most popular cycling routes:
Numerous local rental agencies have bikes available to rent on an hourly and daily basis. The selection of bikes is fairly wide, including standard road bikes – a lightweight entry-level road bike, hybrid bikes, and mountain bikes – all available in various sizes in both men’s and women’s frames, equipped with luggage racks and helmets for enjoying the sights of the island. Read more here: an article about renting a bike on Korcula island
Bicycle tours around the island are fun for all ages. Safe routes following off-road country lanes, back streets, and seaside pathways. All equipment is included as well as comfortable bicycles. Knowledgeable local tour guides do small tour groups and individual guiding. Get in touch to check what is available
Some agencies can provide you with a self-guided bike tour around the island. They will prepare for you an interesting itinerary and cycle route, taking into consideration your level of fitness, the Island’s most amazing views, and the best places to visit, using bike-friendly lanes and paths. You can then pedal at your own pace. All route information ensures you won’t get yourselves lost unless you choose to 😉 Get in touch to check what is available
I got up in the morning bit earlier than usual and did a short cycle ride around town. I took with me a camera clamp mounted on the steering wheel of my bike and took this video of the ride. It is completely unedited, no transitions, no cuts, one-take video clip, and it looks just fine – have a look: