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....

Mitas 4 Island MTB Stage Race – conquer the islands

Mountain biking has always been linked with green mountains covered in woods. Most mountain bikers dream of descending a single-track trail weaving through trees, skipping over roots and digging their tires in dirt through the corners.   By Zlatko Tomšić/AiC Mitas 4...

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....

100 Miles of Istria – biggest Croatian trail race

In the year 2013, at the beautiful hills of the largest Croatian peninsula, Istria, the first edition of 100 Miles of Istria was held. From only a few hundreds of participants, it grew to more than 1600 of them,...

[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...

Hiking in Croatia – there are mountains and hills for everyone

Croatian mountains do not exceed 2000 meters in height, but the variety of landscape is fascinating. Due to the low altitude, most of the peaks are accessible, making them practically ideal for hiking.   By Martina Đođo/AiC The beauty of the...

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...

Parenzana – explore the history and beauty of inner Istria

Istria is a region notable for its diversity. Be it cultural, geographical, gastronomical or even linguistical Istria is a place where you will be spoilt for choice. Visiting and not exploring the peninsula as much as possible is a...

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....

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...
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