Area name: Island Cres
Date of the ride: 25-Jun-2009
Length (km): 57.5
Elevation gain (m): 1180
Technical difficulty: ●●
GPS tracklog: download
Overview of mountain biking route:
The mountain bike route Vransko Jezero is situated in the central region of The Island of Cres. The route starts from Cres town and leads to the lake named Vransko Jezero. The lake Vransko Jezero is the protected region and it’s not allowed to visit the coast of the lake. The lake is an important source of tap water for The Island of Cres. The route leads around the lake and proceeds to the well known Lubenice village. All the trail is dry and rocky. The route can be combined with Merag – Cres and Cres – Merag routes.
Getting there: Europe, Croatia, The Island of Cres, Cres town.
Map of mountain biking route:
Description of MTB route:
Elevation profile of MTB route:
Notes & references: The best time for ride: winter, spring and autumn. During summer time is very hot. Take enough drinks. On the trail there are many gates for the cattle and during the ride open and close them carefully. The lake Vransko Jezero is the protected region and it’s not allowed to visit the coast of the lake. GPS unit with uploaded route is a must.
Gallery of mountain biking route: