Cycling and cycling tourism are of primary interest for the development of tourism, especially selective forms of tourism in Istria. It’s a reason why public and private tourist sector have been working together for many years with business subjects in Istria.
One of the latest initiatives certainly is the foundation of the Istra Bike & Outdoor DMC department, as part of Istrian Tourism Development Agency, for development of cycling tourism, as well as other forms of active tourism. The Istra bike&outdoor department is supported by Istria County, hotel companies Maistra d.d., Valamar Riviera d.d., Istraturist Umag d.d., Laguna Novigrad d.d., Plava laguna d.d., Arena hospitality group d.d., as well as Istria Tourist Board with local tourist boards.
The intention is to create the synergy of all business partners in tourism in Istria which final aim is repositioning and restructuring Istria into a high quality tourist region with tourist offer which is active all year round.
Today's cyclo-tourism consists of many segments of which the most important are the numerous bike trails of all types, the specialized Istra Bike&Bed accommodation, quality bike rental & transport service providers and professional bike guides. Also, there are events of huge importance which, besides hosting numerous participants, do the targeted promotion of the specialized offer of Istria beyond its borders. Apart from this, of course, there is the education of the service providers, as well as the promotion of Istria and its bike offer abroad.
Considering the wide range of cycling offer in Istria, we have prepared all the content on our official websites to make easier for you to search necessary information.