185 – Omiš serenade
The unreal combination of sea, river and mountains, scenes that look as if they belong to another world, as well as the famous pirate history will awaken the primal, free and playful in you, so you will want to sail the Adriatic and cruise the Cetina in search of new adventures. Whether your inner pirate needs a breath of adrenaline or you need to recharge your batteries with long drives and the search for medieval fortresses, Cetina will surely exceed your expectations. Given that in its 105 kilometres from its source in mount Dinara to its mouth in the Adriatic, this river will give you unforgettable experiences of marvellous nature and will present an unimaginable treasure of the heritage of these areas. The past of the Cetina region of extraordinary natural beauties also exudes the legacy of proud farmers, herders and stonemasons, and the irresistible aromas of its local cuisine, which have been preserved for generations. Traditionally prepared, timeless, always fresh ingredients will stun your taste buds with unforgettable flavours and will refresh you on the way to your arrival and, we believe to your return, to Central Dalmatia!
With a length of 93.3 km and a difference in altitude of 1178 m and no steep climbs, this trail is suitable for intermediate cyclists who cycle regularly. After a gentle warm-up through the canyon of the Cetina River, a 4.8 km long climb, which is also the longest without flat sections, begins with an average gradient of 4.5% together with 12 hairpin bends. The next climb is divided into three segments, each of which is about 2.5 km long with flats that are ideal for resting in between them.
The next climb is divided into three segments, each of which is about 2.5 km long with flats that are ideal for resting in between them. The total length of the climb to Šestanovac is 11.8 km, but due to several flat sections, the average gradient is only 3.1% with a change in altitude of 391 m. After Cista Provo, there is a ride on a straight wide road until the descent towards Nečaj with a number of hairpin bends crossing the bridge over the Cetina River. The road with several short climbs and descents leads all the way to Gata, where the dynamic descent begins along a number of hairpin bends with a breath-taking view of Omiš, where the road is very wide and in excellent condition. This trail can be ridden with all gear ratios because there are no steep climbs. The descents have gentle gradients without extremely dangerous sections.
Omiš – Šestanovac – Cista Provo – Ugljane – Blato na Cetini – Gata – Omiš
Asphalt: 93.3 km
Macadam: 0 km