Croatia’s Katarina Line Launches New E-Bike ‘Cycle & Cruise’ Tours for 2021 as Active Vacations Grow in Popularity

Croatia’s Katarina Line Launches New E-Bike ‘Cycle & Cruise’ Tours for 2021 as Active Vacations Grow in Popularity


Katarina Line's E-Bike Tours Combine Cruise of Dalmatian Coast with Guided Excursions Exploring Croatia’s Islands, Historic Ports, Medieval Towns, and National Parks.

By Anthony Diaz (Anthony@herman-almontepr.com)

With travelers seeking healthier, more active vacations
and a return to “the great outdoors” after months of staying at home, Katarina Line, Croatia’s premier small ship cruise company, has launched two new “Cycle & Cruise” tours designed especially for e-bikes.  Available out of Opatija and Split, the unique 7-night round-trip tours combine a cruise along the coastal waters of the dazzling Adriatic Sea with daily guided e-bike tours of its islands, picturesque small towns, scenic rural roads and forests, and some of Croatia’s most beautiful parks.  Guests will also enjoy opportunities to swim in secluded coves and on some of the world’s best beaches. Participants can rent an e-bike for the tour or bring their own.
Prices for Katarina Line’s e-bike Cycle & Cruise tours start at $759 per person, based on double occupancy, and include daily buffet breakfast, three-course lunch or dinner, and a Captain’s dinner, among other amenities.  Additional taxes and fees may apply.  Round-trip cruises out of Split include visits to the Pelješac peninsula, as well as the islands of Brač, Hvar, Mljet, Korčula, and Šolta. Round-trip cruises out of Opatija include cycling on the islands of Cres, Lošinj, Pag, Rab, and Krk.  More information is available by calling toll-free 1-800-485-3121 or visiting www.katarina-line.com
“We are seeing very positive booking trends for 2021. People are eager to travel again, get out into the fresh air and ‘stretch their legs’ through more active vacations, following months at home,” said Daniel Hauptfeld, marketing director for Katarina Line. “Our Cycle & Cruise tours offer plenty of opportunities to enjoy Croatia’s historic towns, unspoiled backroads and beautiful parks, as well as the clear blue waters of the stunning Dalmatian coast.”
Cycle & Cruise - Split
Highlights of Katarina Line’s Cycle & Cruise tour out of Split include cycling the coastal roads of the island of Brač; enjoying dramatic panoramic views of the Pelješac peninsula and the nearby island of Korčula; and riding through numerous vineyards toward the port city of Orebić, home to many legendary sea captains in the 19th century.  Guests will also tour the island of Mljet and its unspoiled national park, a unique natural attraction that features two connected salt water lakes. 
Cycle & Cruise - Opatija
Highlights of Katarina Line’s e-bike Cycle & Cruise tour out of Opatija include cycling on the island of Cres, where cyclist will be treated to flocks of sheep grazing in the field. They’ll also pass the picturesque Vrana Lake and visit Predoscica, as well as the ancient town of Beli. Other highlights include a visit to Mali Losinj on the island of Losinj, known for its mild climate and coastal pine forest. Guest will also cycle through Cikat bay and climb to Sveti Ivan at the stop of the island.
Other itinerary highlights include a visit to the 2,000-year-old salt pans of Pag and a lavish Captain’s dinner that features the best of Adriatic cuisine.
Strict Health and Safety Protocols
Katarina Line observes strict health and safety protocols, with frequent and regular cleaning of all common surfaces, including handrails, doorknobs, and light switches, as well as the use of air purifiers in the restaurant area.  Cabins are cleaned on a daily basis, upon request, with all surfaces thoroughly sanitized.  
About Katarina Line
Katarina is the premier small ship cruise company with a fleet of 60 ship and weekly guaranteed departures from the end of April to mid-October. It operates out of the major tourist centers of Opatija, Split and Dubrovnik. With a growing fleet in six different categories, the company serves more than 110,000 clients that include 30,000 cruise guests of all ages and budgets. Katarina Line itineraries give travelers the opportunity to explore the stunning natural environment and picturesque Mediterranean towns of Croatia while hopping from one island to another, offering guests unique opportunity to experience the true Croatia. The company enjoys an exceptional relationship with travel advisors, which account for more than 98% of all bookings worldwide. Katarina line is a member of many different travel associations, including USTOA, ASTA, NTA, ACTA, RDA, STAN and ETOA.  For more information, call toll-free 1-800-485-3121 or visit www.katarina-line.com.


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