Area name: Dalmatia, Biokovo mountain
Date of the ride: 19-May-2011
Length (km): 39.7
Elevation gain (m): 1140
Technical difficulty: ●●
GPS tracklog: download
Overview of mountain biking route:
MTB route Makarska – Podbiokovlje is situated in Dalmatia near the Adriatic coast. The trail leads from Makarska town to the zone named Podbiokovlje. Podbiokovlje is situated on the west side of the ridge of Biokovo mountain. MTB trail leads near Biokovo Botanic Garden and passes through old villages at elevation of few hundred meters above the sea level. During the ride most of the time the amazing view is opened to the coast of Adriatic sea. The trail is mostly placed on dry and rocky carriageway with many ups and downs. Few ascents are steep. The highest elevation point of the route is at about 735 meters over the sea level. Due to many unlabeled junctions the GPS unit with the uploaded route is a must for fast and safe navigation. The route can be combined with Makarska – Biokovo (Sveti Jure) route.
Getting there: Europe, Croatia, Makarska.
Map of mountain biking route:
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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. You can ride in opposite direction too.
Gallery of mountain biking route: