Self Guided Parenzana trail mountain biking trip

Tours & Sightseeing in Trieste

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Occupying a former stretch of the Parenzana Railway — which once connected the Italian city of Trieste with the Croatian city of Poreč — the Parenzana Trail has been transformed from a disused track into a vibrant walking and cycle path. On this 4-hour, small-group biking tour, set off from the town of Buje and pass through the region's magnificent landscapes of rolling hills, vineyards, and historic villages.
Bike in Istria’s rolling hills, pretty vineyards, and other scenery on this self guided cycling tour along the Parenzana Trail. Meet your agency representative at 8 am in the town of Poreč (when booking, you can also request direct pickup and drop-off at your area accommodation). After a transfer by air-conditioned minivan (approx 45 min), you’ll be taken directly to the trail. All bicycles, helmets, and other necessary equipment is provided.The Parenzana Trail is itself a fascinating historic relic; formerly a railway used to link Trieste with Poreč, it was transformed within the last decade into an inclusive walking and cycling path.This  tour will bring you up close and personal with Istria’s most beautiful and historic landmarks. Pass local vineyards, admire views of the Mirna River, visit the village of Livade, town of Motovun and finish the tour at Poreč. Total distance of tour from Grožnjan to Poreč is 70 km. Tour is classified as hard and it is not suitable for kids or people in not good condition.

What’s included

  • Maps and directions for self guided tour
  • Bicycle and helmet
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan to Grožnjan from Pore

What’s not included

  • Guide
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Transfer to Poreč (from Parenzana route)