The best trail and mountain races in Croatia

Croatian diversity makes this country beautiful and exciting. While the coast is the most popular, other parts should be mentioned as well. And the mountains are probably one of the most amazing Croatian parts, even though Croatia isn’t known...

Via Adriatica Trail, stage 5 – Welcome to the wilderness of Velebit

The fifth stage of the Via Adriatica journey leads hikers to remotest, southernmost parts of Velebit. There are peaks that go as high as 1700 meters above sea level and with strange rock formations that have inspired folk fairytales....

Heart of Velebit – Saint Rok MTB Tour – Visit the Croatian Cinderella, the...

Just like in the fairy tale, Velebit is the Cinderella to its more famous sisters: the Adriatic coast, Dubrovnik, and Plitvice and Krka National Parks. It often gets overlooked. Most of the tourists only see its slopes from the...

Via Adriatica, stage 4 – a balcony view over the Adriatic

Besides being 59 kilometers long and having 2400 meters of elevation gain, two more numbers characterize the fourth stage of Via Adriatica. The first one is number five: the furthest distance, in kilometers, between the sea and the route....

Stage three of the Via Adriatica – it’s suitable for everyone

The third stage of the epic Via Adriatica journey is 78 kilometers long and rises up to 2400 meters above sea level. After the first two stages that passed by two big cities (Pula and Rijeka), this stage will...

Adventure race Croatia – 350 km of excitement

Adventure race Croatia is a race in which teams of four need to cover 350 km by mountain biking, paddling, running, roping and navigating. Hard but exciting, this race is qualifying race for AR World Series. Here’s a little...

Via Adriatica Trail, the second stage – from Rijeka and Roman walls to a...

The second stage of the Via Adriatica leads hikers around the big coastal city of Rijeka. Views of the Adriatic Sea, ski slopes, Croatian Alps, Roman border walls, and a national park can all be enjoyed during this stage....

The first stage of the Via Adriatica Trail – from dinosaur footsteps set in...

The opening stage of Croatia’s first long-distance hiking trail takes hikers through the eastern coast of Istria. This is a stage marked by history. From dinosaur footsteps and Roman settlements to Austro-Hungarian viewpoints, this stage reflects the rich and...

Planning to hike Via Adriatica Trail? Read this essential information

Active in Croatia met with Srećko Vukov, the creative force behind the Via Adriatica hiking trail. We covered the main conditions that hikers need to meet to be able to finish this adventure, what are the possible dangerous situations...

[PHOTO] Nathalie Schneitter – Shredding the bike trails in Croatia

This is a story of real people embarking on a real adventure. I am constantly inspired by travelogues of others, but at the same time, I don’t know where to start planning similar adventures. Work and everyday life fill...

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