EuroVelo 8 takes you through the most beautiful parts of the Croatian Mediterranean coast and hinterland. You will meet a rich cultural and historical heritage that dates back the ancient era, enjoy the natural beauties and visit many locations listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites, such as Dubrovnik and Split. Croatia’s long and uneven coastline is punctuated by islands of notorious beauty. Nature is everywhere and the colours bring together the beautiful landscapes. Large parts of the route pass directly along the coast, and the most attractive parts in the hinterland through the virgin areas of the most beautiful Croatian mountain and UNESCO biosphere reserve Velebit.

Find your best section, and download GPX tracks, on the national route website for Croatia.



Development status
  • Certified Section of at least 300 km that has successfully undergone the certification process in line with ECF’s European Certification Standard. It is the highest quality level on the EuroVelo network
  • Developed with EuroVelo signs Developed route (see category below) with continuous signing along the route, incorporating EuroVelo route information panels.
  • Developed Route developed for cyclists and signed in line with the respective national standard (i.e. it is part of a local, regional or national cycle network). There must also be a website providing information to users. Developed route can be heterogeneous in terms of infrastructure: type of cycling infrastructure, surface, width, gradients, etc
  • Under development Route containing sections that require further development (e.g. stretches on public highways with high levels of traffic). Cyclists are advised to use public transportation to skip these non-developed stretches.
  • Planning Undeveloped route with no detailed information publicly available on the Internet. The itinerary communicated is a proposal for the best possible option currently available. It may also contain dangerous sections. Cyclists are advised to use public transportation to skip these non-developed stretches.
  • Public transport link


  • Natural Heritage
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Culinary Delights
  • Maritime Heritage / The Rhine / The Meuse
  • Other Point of Interest
  • Bus station
  • Train station
  • Mobility info center

National & Regional Information

National Coordination Body for Development of Cycling Tourism

National EuroVelo Coordination Centre

Cikloturizam Hrvatska is a voluntary association which advocates the improvement of conditions for cycling as efficient, sustainable and healthy means of transport. They advocate for and work on the transformation of the cities into clean, safe, comfortable and green urban areas, promoting the ‘cities for people’ approach and cycling as a desirable way of transport.

EuroVelo 8 in Croatia

This national website will help you plan your vacation and navigate better the seven Croatian tourist regions from Istria to Dubrovnik-Neretva County, which covers the Croatian part of EuroVelo 8.

+ 385 1 4699 333

National Tourist Board of Croatia – Cycling Tourism

In Croatia you will find a huge variety of trails for everyone's taste. Ride through astonishing landscapes in natural parks such as Kopački Rit or Medvednica in Slavonia and Central Croatia or follow the numerous wine and gastro routes through stunning vineyards like the famous Istria Wine or Gastro Cycling Tour. On the Croatian National Tourist Board website you will find plenty of information about cycling in this country.

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