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Primošten - Rogoznica - Orlice

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Primošten
Area name: Dalmatia, Šibenik
Country: HR
Date of the ride: 21-May-2011
Length (km): 69.9
Elevation gain (m): 1440
Technical difficulty: ●● 

 


| Elevation profile | Map | GPS tracklog | Photo Gallery of the route |


Overview

The vineyard
The water tank in vineyard

MTB circular route Primošten - Rogoznica - Orlice is situated at Adriatic coast near Šibenik town. Primošten and Rogoznica are well known tourist places with many restaurants. The highest elevation point of the route is at Orlice hill. Wind power generators are installed at Orlice. Due to steep ascent and descent section count to hike not more than 15 minutes at Orlice section. All the trail is dry and rocky.  Due to many unlabeled junctions the GPS unit with the uploaded route is a must for fast and safe navigation.

Getting there: Europe, Croatia, Šibenik, Primošten.


Description of MTB route

The starting point of MTB mountain bike route is in Primošten. From Primošten proceed along the coast to south course. Keep the ride along the coast to cape Kremik. Pass near cape Kremik lighthouse and proceed on the carriageway to Marine Kremik. Pass along Marine Kremik and than turn sharp left on the carriageway. The carriageway turns into the singletrack. At the junction turn right on the carriageway reaching the highway Šibenik - Trogir. After few meters turn left on the labeled junction and proceed on the carriageway to Kremik sightseeing point. The steep ascent leads to the peak of Kremik hill. From Kremik sightseeing point ride back on the same carriageway. At the last junction keep straight, cross the highway and proceed on the unpaved road to Rogoznica. Keep the ride on the GPS tracklog. There are many junctions on the section to Rogoznica. From Rogoznica proceed on the paved road to Jerebinjak village. Turn right in the village and proceed to the east course on the rocky carriageway. The trail leads to Sapina Doca village. Pass the village and after about 400 meters turn right on the carriageway to north west course. Turn left at the next junction and proceed to Gornje Ložnice village. Turn right on the paved road and descend to Donje Ložnice. In Donje Ložnice turn right and proceed to Kruševo. Pass Kruševo and keep the right to Vinovac village. Pass along the village and then turn right on the steep carriageway that leads to the north course. After the steep ascent follow the descent section to the valley and then turn right. The next section leads to Orlice hill. At the saddle in front of Nakići village turn left and proceed on the wide unpaved road to wind power generators at Orlice. Pass along the ridge and than descent to west course. The rocky carriageway leads to Grebaštica. Due to steep ascent and descent section count to hike not more than 15 minutes at this section. From Grebaštica bay proceed on the paved road to Draga and Podgreben villages. In Podgreben turn left and proceed on the unpaved road back to Primošten.

  

 
Notes and references

Best time for ride: winter, spring and fall. During summer time is very hot.

Due to many unlabeled junctions the GPS unit with the uploaded route is a must for fast and safe navigation. The opposite direction is not recommended.

 

 
 

 

Last Updated ( Monday, 30 May 2011 21:41 )  

Comments   

 
#1 Miroslav 2011-05-30 21:27
MTB map is available in Tourist office of Primošten. The map is free and includes many trails in Primošten zone. As far as I know the map is not available online. However above route is not described in this map.
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