Weekend Bike & Gourmet Tour Combines Cycling, Nature, and Istrian Delicacies

May 9, 2022 - If you can't decide between exploring the natural beauties and tasting traditional Istrian specialities and top-quality wine, then the Weekend Bike & Gourmet Tour is for you!

This two-day recreational bike ride will take place on May 21 and 22 in Rovinj. On each of these two days, participants will ride different trails passing through numerous Istrian areas where you can taste various recognizable gourmet delicacies.

The first day features the trail "Monti", almost 54 kilometers long, where participants can expect local specialties from the Istrian interior, while the trail "Mare" on the second day is 48.5 kilometers long and offers seafood delicacies. In addition, participants will be hosted by Konoba & Pizzeria "Bocca d'oro" in Rovinjsko Selo, "Mofardin," and "Albachiara," where they will have the opportunity to enjoy top Istrian delicacies.


The start of the bike ride on Saturday and Sunday is at 10 am at the Sports Center of Hotel Eden, promising a real adventure full of various surprises at the lookout over the Lim Channel, Zlatni rt forest park, Monkodonja archeological site, Soardo-Bembo Castle, the Fort Forno fortification from the Austro-Hungarian period and much more.

The Rovinj Tourist Board, Association of Rovinj Craftspeople, and the tourist company Maistra made sure that all participants would have a good time and taste the Istrian region's unique delicacies well known around the world. Thus, a professional guide and escort are at their disposal throughout the ride, with meals and drinks provided at the gourmet rest areas in the Istrian Brunch and Istrian Picnic program and a special gift after the bike ride.


This event is intended for all over 14 years of age who are recreational cyclists, whether they come on MTB bikes, electric, or trekking. This two-day bike ride combines an active vacation in beautiful nature while enjoying the famous Istrian delicacies that few can resist.

This year's 10th Weekend Bike & Gourmet Tour attracts more and more sports lovers and gourmands who are after quality cuisine. This edition also confirms the importance and position of Istria on the map of the world's most attractive destinations to visit.


The early booking price for participants who register by May 14, 2022, is 230 kuna for one day, while the two-day package is 400 kuna. After that date, the regular participation price will be HRK 250 per day, and for a two-day package HRK 450.

All those interested can apply by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on the day of the event at the starting location.

More information about the event can be found at the link, via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by phone at +385 (0) 52 800 252.

Maistra has once again prepared promotional accommodation prices for all participants. For reservations and information about accommodation, you can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call +385 (0) 52 800 250.

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