Calling All Cycling Fans: Tour of Croatia Stage 1 from Makarska to Split

Central Dalmatia is increasingly becoming known as a cycling destination, and its stunning beauty and challenging terrain make it ideal for cyclists to combine their passion with an unforgettable holiday.

The image of Central Dalmatia is about to be boosted, as the region will be hosting the first leg – 160km from Makarska to Split – of the first Tour of Croatia race, starting on April 22. More details about the race:

“In late April, the inaugural Tour of Croatia will take place. The organizers hope to turn the event into an important preparation for the Giro d’Italia.

“A new UCI race that will take place in Croatia in the end of April, 2015, has been announced. The organizer is former Alessio, Liquigas and Acqua & Sapone rider, Vladimir Miholjevic who found the necessary support to hold a six-day race at the 2.1 level. The main sponsor of the event will be the Ministry of Tourism in Croatia while Eurosport will be showing highlights from the race, allowing the country to promote its landscapes and beautiful cycling terrain.” (more info here).

And if you are missing Central Dalmatia’s spectacular scenery, or are curious about how it looks, the good news is that the event will be broadcast live on Eurosport – more details here. A wonderfully relaxing way to enjoy the beauty of Central Dalmatia in preparation for your holiday.

To learn more about cycling in Central Dalmatia, click here.