Organised by the Lovinac District and tourism agency LiTo from Lovinac, the first Sveti Rok bike tour will be held on the last weekend in April. The three-day cycling event is designed for all ages, envisioned as a ride of amateur cyclists and cyclotourists in the natural setting of unforgettable landscapes of Lovinac District, with over 250 kilometres of arranged and marked cycling paths, Zadarski List reported on April 5, 2017.
With its picturesque panoramas and natural beauty the Lovinac area is becoming an ideal spot for cycling lovers (with their own bike or rented from LiTo agency), while marked paths offer a line of itineraries where everyone can find something for themselves.
As part of the bike tour, the Culture House in Lovinac will host the promotion of the mobile app of cycling paths in Lovinac District, with a rich entertainment programme. Participation in the Sveti Rok bike tour is free, with the goal of the manifestation to promote Lovinac District as an active vacation destination through cyclotourism and gastronomy offer of the area.
On the first day, April 29, cyclists will gather outside the Sveti Rok hostel and ride the Mila Voda and Suvajski Bunari routes. At 15h they are expected to reach Cvituša excursion site and enjoy a DJ music set, free zipline ride, horse-carriage ride, prize contest, free hunter’s goulash and drinks for all participants.
On the second day, April 30, the Velebit route is planned – tracing water sources, mills and family farms. After returning to the Sveti Rok hostel, an entertainment programme is planned with tambouritza players, Lika shepherds games with prizes, barbecue and Lika brandy promotion.
On the last day, Monday, May 1, the Lička Polja route is planned, which includes an ascent to Zir hill.
More info on the cycling routes: http://www.lovinac.hr/page/biciklisticke-staze2
More info on the programme: http://www.lovinac.hr/