Biking from Sarajevo to Split (Via Dinarica by bike)

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
419.5 km
Duration
39:14 h
Ascent
5000 m
Descent
5620 m
Public transport friendly Tour route Scenic With refreshment stops Cultural/historical value Geological highlights Botanical highlights Faunistic highlights Mountain railway ascent/descent

Beautiful bike ride through the Dinaric Alps.

Author’s recommendation

Bring a spare tire.

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Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1625 m
-3 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Some parts of the road are excellent, some parts are pretty rough. Especially the descent after Visočica is challenging.

Note that biking along the Croatian coast on the magistrale is slightly dangerous. Very very busy.

Start

Guest House Bistrik, Sarajevo (604 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
43.853368, 18.433978
UTM
34T 293762 4858787

Destination

Train station, Split

Public transport

Public transport friendly

(Once) Daily trains between:

  • Sarajevo - Mostar
  • Split - Zagreb
  • Zagreb - Sarajevo
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Author
Eva Smeele
Updated: 2018-04-05

Travel Guide: Croatia

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