EuroVelo 8 Mediterranean Route

From the Sea Organ to King’s Landing
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Zadar to Dubrovnik

This stage follows the coastline of Dalmatia, from Zadar to Dubrovnik, via the Šibenik and Split regions. It abounds with several famous UNESCO heritage sites. Zadar is a 3,000-years old city with unforgettable Romanesque churches and contemporary architectural installations such as the Sea Organ and the Greeting to the Sun. Šibenik, one of the oldest Croatian cities is an imaginative game played by its UNESCO-protected heritage, invaluable heritage and Dalmatian lifestyle. While in Split region, plan your time for exploring Diocletian’s Palace, as well as the historic core of Trogir, and stunning natural landscapes. Finally, Dubrovnik and the city’s glorious walls, fortresses and bastions offer a view of the magical Elaphiti Islands, scattered like pearls in the azure of the Adriatic Sea.

Cover picture credits: EuroVelo 8 Grebastica road, Croatia © Ivan Šardi/CNTB



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