CYCLING 2016-17 p098-099

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Cycle the Adriatic: Venice to Porec 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 Dates and prices correct at time of publication (see page 13). Prices are £ Sterling per person. • Start any Saturday from 09 April to 16 July and from 20 August to 01 October 2016 • Sunday starts from 15 May to 10 July 2016 • 2017 dates and prices available online • Starting 28 May to 16 July and 20 August to 16 September £829 • All other dates £749 • Prices are land only and do not include travel from London • Compulsory single supplement £165 • Low cost flights available to Venice with Easyjet • Optional ferry back to Venice from Porec; please book with our sales team if required • Land only start Mestre day 1, end Porec day 8 • Insurance: please see page 106 Bike details: • 27 speed customised hybrid bike, included in the trip price • Discount for bringing your own bike £90 • Supplement for electric E-bike £100 Portogruaro Duino Caorle Portoroz Lido de Jesolo ISTRIA P Premium F departure S Polo FdeparturPe F Family departure Call SELF-GUIDED • ITALY, SLOVENIA, CROATIA 99 8 days land only from £749 The Grand Canal, Venice Italy, Slovenia, Croatia Activity Level MODERATE Trip Code LSP At a Glance Itinerary - Day by Day 1 Start Mestre, the mainland of Venice. 2 Leave Venice by bike and vaporetto towards the city of Jesolo or Caorle (depending on departure date); chance to swim in the sea en route. 3 Leave the coast and pedal north towards an area known for its lagoons to reach the beautiful little town of Portogruaro. 4 Continue to Palmanova and the ancient city of Aquileia. Lunch by the sea at Marano Lagunare is highly recommended. 5 Option of a beautiful ride to the lagoon port of Grad, then a more hilly coastal ride through Duino, Sistiana and Miramare; arrive at Trieste. 6 Time to explore impressive Trieste, then cross into Slovenia; pass through Koper and Piran before reaching the spa town of Portoroz. 7 Cycle past the salt mines of Secovljie, then enter Croatia and tackle a few hills, passing the ancient port of Novigrad on the Istrian Coast before reaching Porec. 8 End Porec; optional ferry back to Venice. Cycle three countries l Visit Venice l Ride the Istrian Peninsula • 6 days cycling with luggage transfers • 92% paved roads, 8% unpaved • Gentle undulations throughout • Self-guided holiday. Min age 12 yrs • 7 nights hotels • All breakfasts included Following the northernmost tip of the Mediterranean, this ride takes you through three countries in one week. Starting in incomparable Venice, the route heads eastwards, hugging the beautiful coastline of the Adriatic Coast. Heading into the region of Friuli, you will pass sleepy fishing communities and the fascinating star-shaped city of Palmanova before turning south. Crossing the borders of Italy, Slovenia and Croatia, it is hard to find a more fascinating concentration of culture anywhere else along the Adriatic. Daily Distance (km) 2 65 3 65 4 70 5 70 6 45 7 55 0845 863 9626 or visit www.exodus.co.uk and enter the three letter trip code ITALY SLOVENIA CROATIA Venice Trieste Mestre Punta Sabbioni Palmanova Aquileia Porec Adriatic Sea cycling Isonzo Dates & Price Guide ACCOMMODATION We use 3-star tourist class hotels throughout this trip. The locations are chosen according to the routes and vary depending on availability, some are located close to the sea and others in the towns we visit. All rooms have en suite facilities. BIKE HIRE NOW INCLUDED SEE PAGE 10


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