Čiovo biking route 5
- March 2, 2021
- Biking around
Trogir – Okrug G. – Troglavica – Bušinci –M. Draga – Žedno – Trogir
Okrug Gornji – Okrug Donji – Gnjilovača – Labadusa – Okrug Gornji
Start: Riva, Okrug Gornji
Lenght: 14 km
Elevation profile: 120 m
Highest point: 60 m
Base: 80% asfalt / 20% makadam
Highlights: chapel of St. John the Baptist, cape of Okrug, church of St. Charles Borromeo
The ride through the western part of the island Ciovo begin on the waterfront of the village Okrug Gornji. Starting along the coast to the bay Kuzmića, we turn left up to the main road.
On the same road we will continue to Okrug Donji driving through the olive groves and pine forest and enjoying the view of the bay Saldun and hinterland of Trogir and Seget.
Entering the village of Okrug Donji on the left we will see the Chapel of St. John the Baptist from the 17th century and continue to the westernmost point of Ciovo (Cape Čiovo) admiring the view of Trogir and Marina with the accompanying archipelago (the cape Čiovo can be reached on a jogging trail along the sea).
From the cape Čiovo, through the streets of King Zvonimir we will reach another quarry (Kava) of the island. Slightly rising to the Chapel of St. John the Baptist we turn right onto the gravel road which runs through the picturesque landscape which leads us to the south side of the island. Shortly in front of us it opens the bay of St. Fumija with numerous rocks and islets, among which is the largest island named Fumija.
Following the gravel road again, we join the main road to the entrance to Okrug Gornji, and turn right in the direction of the bay Movarštica. After visiting the center of Okrug Gornji where we can see the church of St. Charles Borromeo from 18th century and then descend on the waterfront from where we started.