Area name: The Island of Hvar
Date of the ride: 25-Mar-2011
Length (km): 59.7
Elevation gain (m): 1240
Technical difficulty: ●●
GPS tracklog: download
Overview of mountain biking route:
MTB route Stari Grad – Sveti Nikola – Vrboska is situated on The Island of Hvar. Sveti Nikola is the highest elevation point of The Island of Hvar. The peak & chapel Sveti Nikola is at elevation of 628 meters over the sea level. The view from Sveti Nikola is amazing. Brač, Korčula and many other islands can be seen from Sveti Nikola. The route includes the section from Pitve to Sveti Ante chapel. The route is fast and can be done in opposite direction too. All the sections are dry and rocky. 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 Jelsa – Hvar route.
Getting there: Europe, Croatia, Split, Stari Grad or Dubrovnik, Drvenik, Sućuraj, Jelsa, Stari Grad.
Map of mountain biking route:
Description of MTB route:
Elevation profile of MTB route:
Notes & references:
The route can be done in opposite direction too. Due to many unlabeled junctions the GPS unit with the uploaded route is a must for fast and safe navigation.
Best time for ride: winter, spring and fall. During summer time is very hot!
Gallery of mountain biking route: