Rent a bike on Ugljan island
Only a short 25-minute boat journey across the Zadar Channel, Ugljan is a green, mountainous island carpeted with olive groves and dotted with small fishing ports. Ugljan is relatively populated (compared to some other islands). There is a row of seven beautiful villages that stand like seven jewels. The largest is Preko, followed by Ugljan.
Preko is the administrative center of Ugljan island and where the Jadrolinija boats dock. It's a delightful place to linger, sipping a coffee along the harbor or strolling the tiny town. From Preko a hiking path leads up to St Michael's church (265m) with a sweeping view of the island and Zadar's archipelago.
All the villages on the island have an imprint of the harmonious combination of abundant Mediterranean nature, rich cultural and historical heritage, as well as traditional and contemporary entertainment and recreation.
Explore the island of Ugljan and biking trails through the picturesque villages, and many natural bays, especially those in Mulina, which offer suitable moorings for sailors or a secluded corner for naturists.
Named after the Croatian word for olive (ulje), Ugljan makes a great rustic escape from busy Zadar or an alternative place to stay.
Don't forget Pašman
Connected to Ugljan with a bridge there is another beautiful island you need to visit by bike- Pašman.
Rich with numerous coves, sandy beaches, flora, and fauna, Pašman offers security and attractiveness that will invite you to explore. Challenge all your senses like nowhere else! Eat exciting good food, taste homemade cuisine, touch the waves; don't just swim, dive, breathe in the scents of nature that are so powerful and intoxicating here.
Start your biking experience in Ugljan and Pašman with us
Although we can't deliver the bikes to the islands we are delivering them to the main Ferry port- Gaženica. From there you have only 25 minutes boat ride to get to Preko.
Save time and money, let the bikes waiting for you on the ferry port, and escape paying the car fee on the ferry.
We deliver to the ferry port
Uglan and Pašman Bike routes
The circular trail above Preko is the best way to experience the true Mediterranean feel of the island of Ugljan. As the name says, Preko (Across) is situated across Zadar, with typical old Dalmatian architecture and country houses owned by noble families. From its center, trail leads along the coast to the small village of Kali where you make a mild ascent through olive groves, with the panoramic view of the northern part of the island and the Zadar channel. MTB and trekking riders beginners with basic physical condition and technical skills who are looking for sightseeing and recreation will surely like this trail.
- Trail type: MTB
- Difficulty: Easy
- Distance: 11.5km
- Duration: 1:18 h
- Highest Point: 117 m
This route, leading from Zadar to Ugljan and Pašman, combines islands and hinterland and is intended for fans of longer rides. On the green island of Ugljan, also known as the garden of Zadar, you will find aristocratic resorts and summer houses, Roman villas, and small fishing ports. The highest peak of the island of Pašman, which is by a bridge over Ždrelaščica bay connected with Ugljan, offers breathtaking views of Velebit, hundreds of islands, and the channel between Zadar and Kornati. You will need to use the ferry twice, so make sure to check its timetable.
- Trail type: Road
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Distance: 71.2 km
- Duration: 3:40 h
- Highest Point: 93m
Find out why the island of Ugljan is known as the green island or island of olives by learning about farming this valuable plant. This route, intended for recreation or a shorter training, goes from Preko along the sea to village Kali and continues towards the inland of the island. On the 3rd km, the route switches from asphalt to macadam and leads through olives and fields. Before returning to Preko, enjoy the view of Galevac, a small island covered with Mediterranean vegetation with valuable Franciscan monastery from the 15th century.
- Trail type: MTB/Road
- Difficulty: Easy
- Distance: 9.4
- Duration: 0:46 h
- Highest Point: 113 m
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