Biking tracks in Istria, for example Parenzana as one of the most popular, are an ideal way for discovering it's natural beauties. Forests and streams, konobas and cellars, hidden chapels and ancient ruins - all these attractions are linked by more than 500 kilometres of bicycle trails. Come and see for yourself why the number of bikers on Istria’s trails has been growing rapidly over the past decade and why has biking in Istria become so popular.
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A Bike Friendly Point is a specially equipped corner in a hospitality facility or other service provider. It is located in the vicinity of a cycling trail and offers an array of services for cyclists in case of need. Bike Friendly Points allow cyclists to fix their bikes themselves with basic tools and spare parts, and to access relevant information.
In order to make your cycling adventure on the more crowded parts of Istrian trails pleasant, we advise you to get to know the safety rules in force in the Republic of Croatia. Avoid a fine by following these pieces of advice: Cyclists should ride bicycles on the cycling track or cycling lane, and if there are none, as close as possible to the right edge of the road.
A significant number of successfully organized recreational and professional cycling manifestations was held in northwestern Istria.
The events are international and a growing number of foreign and domestic bike tourists, mountain bikers and road cyclists are signing up for them. The participants are of different ages and physical predispositions and come in different combinations.