Area name: The Island of Mljet
Date of the ride: 21-Apr-2010
Length (km): 67.5
Elevation gain (m): 1120
Technical difficulty: ●●●
GPS tracklog: download
Overview of mountain biking route:
The mountain bike route Blato – Pomena is situated on The Island of Mljet. The west region of Mljet belongs to National Park Mljet. Most of sections of the route leads along The National Park Mljet. The route is dry and rocky. The first and last sections are placed on the paved road. The route leads along the coast of The Small Lake and The Great Lake with . The lakes are linked with the sea by the channel. The Saint Mary Island and Benedictine monastery are situated in The Great Lake. In Pomena bay and village there are a hotel and a small port. The route can be combined with Pomena – Montokuc and Polače – Goveđari routes.
Getting there: Europe, Croatia, Dubrovnik or Split, Pelješac, Sobra (Mljet), Blato village.
Map of mountain biking route:
Description of MTB route:
Elevation profile of MTB route:
Notes & references:
The best time for ride: winter, spring or fall. During summer time is very hot. The entrance fee is charged in The National Park Mljet. Be careful riding on the singletracks because during summer time there are many hikers. GPS unit with uploaded route is a must. With The Map of The Island of Mljet the routes can be easy combined.
Gallery of mountain biking route: