Samobor & Plešivica wine road cycling

TRIP INFO

 

Location:             Samobor town and Plešivica wine road, Žumberak-Samoborsko gorje Nature Park

Activities:           cycling, sightseeing, wine tasting

Start/end:          8:30 h/18 h

Level:                   moderate (24 km/15 mi; elevation +500m/-500 m or 1640 ft/-1640 ft)

Terrain:               concrete roads

Season:               April-October

Group size:        minimum 4 persons

Price:                    470 kn/65 €, children 8-12 yrs -50% (price for 2-3 persons 650 kn/90 € per person)

Included:            cycling with guide, equipment, full vehicle support, wine tasting in 3 local cellars, lunch, insurance

 

• Discover the small baroque town of Samobor and local villages situated amongst hills of Žumberak-Samoborsko gorje Nature Park

• Cycle before reaching the famous Plešivica wine road for a tour of wine cellars and tasty lunch

• Experience a unique combination of activity, gastronomy and local traditions

 

Close to Zagreb, spread across the slopes of Plešivica, proudly stand the centuries old vineyards – a true symbol of wine growing tradition and wine production of central Croatia. Their natural position provides ideal conditions for cultivation of the best varieties of grapes and wines. What Beaujolais is for France Portugieser from Plešivica is for Croatia. Its delightful aroma can be enjoyed on the wine route of Plešivica in 40 hospitable homesteads which offer a wide selection of wines and food. This area is a part of Žumberak-Samoborsko gorje Nature Park.

 

Our scenic tour starts with coffee and famous local desert „kremšnite“ in the small town of Samobor which is a real hidden gem of Baroque architecture and a very popular excursion destination for Zagreb residents. Cycling from Samobor and over the hills we reach Plešivica wine road where we will explore the vineyards and local villages, stopping for some inevitable wine tasting in some of the best local cellars. Van support will be available at all times.

If you like the idea of a unique combination of activity, gastronomy and local traditions, then this tour is definitely a match.

 

EQUIPMENT

We provide bikes and helmets.

 

Recommended things to bring: comfortable clothes for cycling, small backpack, water bottle, sunscreen, camera, waterproof jacket

 

Notes:

  • The prices in EUR are approximate and may vary depending on the exchange rate.
  • Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • In the unlikely case of extreme weather conditions Go Explore Croatia will re-schedule the activity for a day or two prior or after the date booked, if possible. If the change is not possible, the payments will be refunded in full.

 

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